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Mayor Parker's Wedding Completes An Amazing Arc of LGBT History

Joe Cutbirth | Posted 03.24.2014 | Gay Voices
Joe Cutbirth

That muffled cough and gravelly rumbling noise you heard last Wednesday had to be the sound of former-Houston Mayor Louie Welch rolling over in his grave.

Rick Perry's Gaffe: Channelling Phil Gramm or Clayton Williams?

Joe Cutbirth | Posted 10.17.2011 | Politics
Joe Cutbirth

The national press loves to fall in love, and Perry had a nice 72-hour honeymoon before his shoot-from-the-lip style, which works in Amarillo, Abilene and around Austin, backfired with Bernanke. Big time.

Why I'm Calling It *Gulp* for Michele Bachmann

Joe Cutbirth | Posted 08.14.2011 | Politics
Joe Cutbirth

Bachmann's biggest job right now is to convince political insiders who know her as a bomb thrower that she is more than a "movement candidate." If she is serious, she can't be the GOP's Dennis Kucinich.

Phelps' Son Says "God Hates Fags" Church Could Turn Violent

Joe Cutbirth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Joe Cutbirth

Fred Phelps and his hateful clan spent this weekend in West Virginia taunting innocent families whose fathers, brothers and sons were buried alive in the Upper Big Branch mine disaster.

The Pope Can't Get Away With This

Joe Cutbirth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Joe Cutbirth

If Ratzinger wants to stay in Italy and scare school kids by telling them God is watching when they French kiss or masturbate, that is his sexual silliness. But this is a matter of life and death.

My Must-See Moment at Every Inaugural

Joe Cutbirth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe Cutbirth

This moment sets in motion a process that allows ultimate authority to shift from one man to another without a shot being fired, a person being imprisoned or a life being lost.

McCain's Racist Surge

Joe Cutbirth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe Cutbirth

The debate tonight is McCain's last chance to change the direction of his campaign. That is why he should consider something bold, something a real maverick would do. He should apologize to Obama.

The Incredible Lightness of Being Sarah Palin

Joe Cutbirth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Joe Cutbirth

Palin will throw mud with impunity, then in the tradition of Agnew, Dole and Quayle yell "double standard" and "bias reporting" when she is called on it.