Articles by: Mitchell S. Gilbert

NYC Bomber Arrested Following Attacks on 5 Buildings (VIDEOS)

NYC Bomber Arrested Following Attacks on 5 Buildings (VIDEOS)

New York City Police are reporting that a suspect has been arrested for the fire bombings of 5 sites, an Islamic community center, a Hindu temple and two private homes. The attacks are being treated as hate crimes.

by Mitchell S. Gilbert· · News
Lets Cut the Crap: Ron Paul is Promoting Nothing Fancier Than the Politics of Crude Selfishness (VIDEO)

Lets Cut the Crap: Ron Paul is Promoting Nothing Fancier Than the Politics of Crude Selfishness (VIDEO)

Incredibly naive progressives who like Ron Paul’s ‘libertarian’ views on such matters as drugs and personal freedoms, overlook the obvious fact that his perspective is not the by-product of some refreshingly, enlightened intellectual perspective.

Homophobic Chicken-Rabbi Calls Romney A Dangerous ‘Homosexualist’ (VIDEO)

Homophobic Chicken-Rabbi Calls Romney A Dangerous ‘Homosexualist’ (VIDEO)

‘Rabbi’ Yehuda Levin of Brooklyn, NY, is renown homophobic chicken-rabbi who every few months likes to unload some hateful verbiage about homosexuality that grabs some very limited media attention.

by Mitchell S. Gilbert· · News
Republican Ethic: Victory Is More Important Than Democracy

Republican Ethic: Victory Is More Important Than Democracy

Yesterday’s (12/27/11) New York Times editorial took note of Republican efforts to restrict the voting rights of demographic groups that tend to vote for the Democratic Party: Blacks, Hispanics, the poor and the young. In a number of states in which the GOP controls one or both legislative houses, laws are pending or have already been passed that would require voters to present valid state issued ID cards to vote.

by Mitchell S. Gilbert· · News
That Kenyan, Socialist Muslim in the WHITE House Just Doesn’t Understand Christmas

That Kenyan, Socialist Muslim in the WHITE House Just Doesn’t Understand Christmas

Earlier this week, former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin and some of the other thoughtful, objective, intelligent pundits on Fox News who have so meritoriously dedicated their lives to objectively informing Americans of just the facts and news they need to know, appropriately took President Barack Obama to task for sending out a Christmas card this year that included a picture of the family dog, Bo, sitting in front of a fireplace.

Reality Finally Scares House Republicans To Act On Payroll Tax Cut Extension

Reality Finally Scares House Republicans To Act On Payroll Tax Cut Extension

Speaker John Boehner announced this evening that House Republicans would agree to the two month extension in payroll tax cuts.

by Mitchell S. Gilbert· · News
A Worried Mitch McConnell Nicely Tells His Republican Colleagues In The House To Cut The Crap (VIDEO)

A Worried Mitch McConnell Nicely Tells His Republican Colleagues In The House To Cut The Crap (VIDEO)

Tea Party Republicans in the House of Representatives don’t like compromising with Democrats or Barack Obama on anything. Their ’cause’ isn’t the needs and rights of the American people; their cause is not participating in a democratic process that requires reasonable people to compromise.

by Mitchell S. Gilbert· · News
A Gentile’s Guide To Chanukah (VIDEO)

A Gentile’s Guide To Chanukah (VIDEO)

The ‘Festival of Lights,’ Chanukah, begins tomorrow evening, December 20th at sundown. No doubt, many non-Jews are unfamiliar with the holiday, its origins and traditions. In the spirit of the numerous books out these days that explain seemingly complicated things in a simple fashion, we offer this tongue in cheek, ‘A Gentile’s Guide to Chanukah.’

by Mitchell S. Gilbert· · Political Humor
Lesbian Woman Tackles a Verbal Assailant

Lesbian Woman Tackles a Verbal Assailant

Most homophobes of course don’t realize that their profound disdain for LGBT people is really a reflection of their own insecurities; e.g. ‘How dare you act upon a feelings I won’t let myself think about.’

by Mitchell S. Gilbert· · News
Another Historic Example of the 1% Turning Members of the 99% Against Each Other (VIDEO)

Another Historic Example of the 1% Turning Members of the 99% Against Each Other (VIDEO)

If blue-collar cops in this country really buy the idea that the OWS movement is contrary to their personal and professional interests, it would seem that the 1% have once again, effectively turned some of the 99% against each other.

Homophobic Mayor Loses Her Job

Homophobic Mayor Loses Her Job

Today, we learned that Mayor Janice Daniels of Troy Michigan, who told the world on her Facebook page last week that she couldn’t be a fan of New York now that ‘queers can marry there,’ has lost her job with Century 21 Real Estate.

by Mitchell S. Gilbert· · News
Unearthed Old Video Of Mitt Romney Describing Himself As A ‘Moderate Republican’

Unearthed Old Video Of Mitt Romney Describing Himself As A ‘Moderate Republican’

In running for governor, Romney knew all too well that liberal Massachusetts was not about to elect a die-hard, right-winger so in his campaign for the State’s highest office, he continually reassured voters that he was one of those moderate Republicans who identified with the GOP because of its responsible, conservative fiscal policies, not its angry-intolerant-right-wing social agenda.

Proud Lesbian Mom Confronts the Homophobic Mayor of Her Town (VIDEO)

Proud Lesbian Mom Confronts the Homophobic Mayor of Her Town (VIDEO)

This is how we should confront bigots.

by Mitchell S. Gilbert· · News
A Special Message For Jonah & Every LGBT Teen Who Has Been Bullied (VIDEO)

A Special Message For Jonah & Every LGBT Teen Who Has Been Bullied (VIDEO)

While the very loving, beautiful message of this video comes from one particular person, I think it’s fair to say that he speaks for many LGBT adults like myself who genuinely care and will do whatever we have to support any teen going through a difficult times. Never feel alone!

by Mitchell S. Gilbert· · News
A Courageous Lesbian High School Student Wins the Right to Choose Her Own Clothing

A Courageous Lesbian High School Student Wins the Right to Choose Her Own Clothing

Americans are certainly no strangers to the efforts of social conservatives to place restrictions on the civil liberties of lesbian, gays, bisexuals and transgender (LGBT) people. ‘Different,’ is not acceptable in some religious and politically conservative communities.

by Mitchell S. Gilbert· · News
Hillary Clinton Demands Equal Rights For LGBT People the World Over (VIDEO)

Hillary Clinton Demands Equal Rights For LGBT People the World Over (VIDEO)

In a very eloquent and moving address to the UN Human Rights Council which was meeting in Geneva, Switzerland the American Secretary of State declared: ‘gay rights are human rights and human rights are gay rights.’

by Mitchell S. Gilbert· · News
8 Year Old Boy Educates Michele Bachmann On Gay Rights (VIDEO)

8 Year Old Boy Educates Michele Bachmann On Gay Rights (VIDEO)

A little boy named Elijah had something he wanted to say to Presidential candidate and staunch social conservative,  Rep. Michele Bachmann. ‘…Miss Bachmann, my mommy’s gay but she doesn’t need fixing.’

by Mitchell S. Gilbert· · News
Russian Electoral Official Caught on Camera Committing Voter Fraud (VIDEO)

Russian Electoral Official Caught on Camera Committing Voter Fraud (VIDEO)

Looks like democracy is still a hope and not yet a reality in the former totalitarian country. But then again, does anyone really believe that Putin has any profound convictions about seeing Russia become a moral, ethical, open, free democracy?

by Mitchell S. Gilbert· · News
Rush Limbaugh Laughed All The Way Through Cain’s Withdrawal Speech

Rush Limbaugh Laughed All The Way Through Cain’s Withdrawal Speech

Rush Limbaugh and Herman Cain have a lot in common: Both, are charismatic men who have built their careers on their ability to turn-a-phrase. But Cain’s having to suspend his presidential campaign today, had to have left Rush Limbaugh laughing.

by Mitchell S. Gilbert· · News
Young Gay Teen’s Cry For Help: ‘I’m Not Going to Kill Myself But…….’ (VIDEO)

Young Gay Teen’s Cry For Help: ‘I’m Not Going to Kill Myself But…….’ (VIDEO)

The anguish of a gay, bullied child is found in this heartbreaking video.

by Mitchell S. Gilbert· · News