Want to know how the right-wing astroturf machine works? Want to see how they use power and money to drown out the voice of the people? Want to see the motivations behind the Koch Brothers' hit man in California?
With ads like the one Courage Campaign insists on keeping up, which proclaims, "Every year my 'cokehead' brother ruins Christmas," society tells addicts and their loves ones that addicts, not addiction, are bad.
It's time for the LGBT communities to line up to oppose Prop. 32. You may have mixed feelings about labor unions, but the evidence is clear: If we lose organized labor as a funded political ally in California,the LGBT movement is in big trouble.
The Prop 8 proponents' decision today means that the road to a final decision on Prop 8 just got much longer. Nonetheless, the plaintiffs' attorneys have made it clear that they will seek to have the stay lifted, now that Prop 8 has been struck down by two separate courts.
I hope Mr. Arends will step back and look at what the Millionaires Tax of 2012 is all about, not just try to defend a tax code that helps the uber rich while punishing the very middle class he says he advises.
Progressives rail against Obama because he often refuses to stand on principle. Lately, he's been doing better. So when a clear, strong, populist and popular ballot measure comes along that can put the voice of the 99% into law, the time has come to sign on.
A year ago today, U.S. District Court Judge Vaughn R. Walker overturned Prop 8. I thought the war had finally been won. We were elated. It was truly justice done. But as with so much else, it was also justice unfinished.
The story of NOM and GOProud stands as a sad commentary on desperate people who realize that they stand at the fringes of America and history itself. Until progress prevails, we'll hold them all accountable.
On Tuesday, Judge Vaughn Walker issued a series of questions -- stunning in their breadth, complexity and essence -- for the parties to the federal Prop. 8 trial. Never in American history has homosexuality been on trial in this way.
The Family Research Council's Tony Perkins threatened that America "might have to return to the draft" if it allows gays and lesbians to serve openly, because so many soldiers would quit or never enlist.