Articles by: Mitchell S. Gilbert

Matthew Shepard, We Remember You Today

Matthew Shepard, We Remember You Today

Thirteen years ago today, Matthew Shepard died because he was gay.

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Right-Wing Provocateur Acknowledges Scheme To Discredit ‘Occupy’ Protesters

Right-Wing Provocateur Acknowledges Scheme To Discredit ‘Occupy’ Protesters

What has only come to light in the last day with the publication of pictures from the confrontation, is that the protesters were incited to enter the museum. An assertive member of their group egged them on.

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....and the word of the Lord will ring out from Texas. Will you listen?

Republican Congressman Says Obama’s Jobs Bill Is Really An Effort to Destroy Marriage in America

Did you know that President Obama’s jobs bill is really a covert effort to destroy marriage in America!! You didn’t? Well you’re obviously not listening to the paranoid, delusional thinking of some of those wise Texas politicians who are quite sure they are more in touch with God and the truth than anyone else.

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High School Principal Bullies Gay Student Activist

High School Principal Bullies Gay Student Activist

Chris Sigler is a 17-year old student at Sequoyah High School in Madisonville, Tennessee. Concerned about the bullying of gay students, Chris and some of his friends were interested in starting up a gay-straight student alliance (GSA). The idea did not go over well with the High School Principal, Maurice Moser.

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Pastor Orders His Flock to Beat Gay Couple Arriving At Church

Pastor Orders His Flock to Beat Gay Couple Arriving At Church

No one would be surprised to learn that there are right-wing Christians in this country who disapprove of homosexuality. Neither would it come as a surprise that in rural parts of this country, Christianity and homosexuality when brought together, can create a highly combustible mix. But who could imagine the hate and rage that would motivate a Pastor to instruct deacons and members of his congregation, Grace Fellowship Church in Fruitland, TN. to physically attack a couple arriving in the church parking lot last Wednesday?

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The 44th President is Damned if He Does & Damned if He Doesn’t

The 44th President is Damned if He Does & Damned if He Doesn’t

What would you say to a school teacher who fails your child on every test, not because his/her answers were wrong, but because the teacher just doesn’t like him/her, and tells you so? What would you say about a boss who tells you that you are doing a good job, but he/she has to fire you because you have shifty eyes and he just doesn’t trust you?

Al-Qaeda to Mahmoud Ahmadinejad: Shut Up, Fool!

Al-Qaeda to Mahmoud Ahmadinejad: Shut Up, Fool!

Iranian President, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, is so prone to spouting lies about people and history that few if any literate citizens of the world take what he has to say seriously any more. The only remaining question many of us have about President Loonie-Tunes: is he really that stupid as to believe the nonsense coming out of his mouth, or, is he just very lame at the propaganda shtick?

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It’s Time For Israel To Move Forward, Again

It’s Time For Israel To Move Forward, Again

Regardless of your politics, for those of us who support the existence of the Jewish State of Israel, watching events on the world stage in the past week has been tantamount to helplessly watching your own child get bullied on the school yard.

Remember All Those People Who Laughed at Columbus?  Study Says: Today, They Are Known As Tea Party-Republicans

Remember All Those People Who Laughed at Columbus? Study Says: Today, They Are Known As Tea Party-Republicans

The Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI) in partnership with the Religion News Service has released the results of a study, the results of which should come as no surprise to those people who are well aware of the intellectual limitations of some of the most outspoken people engaged in the American national dialogue.

10 Reasons Why We Should Do Away With Capital Punishment

10 Reasons Why We Should Do Away With Capital Punishment

End capital punishment because it’s the right thing to do.