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Entries by Alvin McEwen from 11/2010

Message to the Tea Party From a Fellow American: What Took You so Long to Get Angry?

| Posted 11.02.2010 | Politics

When a black man was elected President, you got mad. And when he decided that people in America deserved the right to see a doctor if they are sick, you said, Oh, Hell no!

Five Reasons Why I Am Happy That the Republicans Took over the House of Representatives

| Posted 11.03.2010 | Politics

Some of my fellow progressives may feel a bit discouraged but I don't. I was there when the Democrats won big in 2006 and 2008 but personally for me, there was no bigger thrill than last night.

Fox News Channel's Anti-Obama Smear Campaign Resembles Shakespeare's Othello

| Posted 11.08.2010 | Politics

The way Fox News is going, I wouldn't be surprised if some folks ended up using Obama as a boogeyman to get their children to behave. That's what Fox News's goal seems to be.

Situation in Michigan Exposes the Religious Right's Greatest Fear -- Strong LGBT Youth

| Posted 11.15.2010 | Politics

Graeme Taylor's words, his confidence, and his bravery to stand up is a perfect example of what happens when LGBT youth are supported, when they are told they have nothing to be ashamed about.

Arguments against repealing DADT rooted in fear and homophobia

| Posted 11.18.2010 | Politics

In the fight to repeal Don't Ask, Don't Tell, the argument of the lgbt community has been consistent. Sexual orientation should not be used a criteri...

The American Family Association must address Bryan Fischer's hateful comments

| Posted 11.22.2010 | Politics

There is this constant talking point, or rather whine, by many who are involved with conservative Christian groups (i.e. the religious right) that the...

Family Research Council, American Family Association Named as Anti-Gay Hate Groups

| Posted 11.23.2010 | Politics

Yesterday, the Southern Poverty Law Center added five more organizations to its list of anti-gay hate groups, including some names that are long overd...

Newly Named Anti-Gay Hate Groups Plead Victimhood But Do Not Address Charges

| Posted 11.29.2010 | Politics

Apparently some organizations who are on the Southern Poverty Law Center's list and profiles of anti-gay hate groups aren't happy about it.