Category Archives: the marriage wars

The Republicrats affirm the sexual flexicrats in their…whatever

[update at the end] Peter Thiel ( I think his name was), founder of PayPal, gave a speech last night during which he announced how “proud” he was of being gay. (That means ‘homosexual’ for you linguistic revanchists). I am … Continue reading

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Sorry to interrupt the Christmas cheer…

..but what the hell is wrong with people? From Yahoo: A couple in Ecuador is making history with a unique pregnancy: The father-to-be is carrying the baby of his transgender partner. I know; it’s confusing. It works like this: Diane … Continue reading

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I told you so

From 2003: …The law, in short, is a signal from society, a badge of shame that need not be worn in public but serves nonetheless as an ever-present, nearly invisible reminder that we do not accept what they do, and … Continue reading

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More thoughts from Sardonicus…

…On “Civil” and “Church” Marriage and Ministerial Abstention. His first entry on the subject was here.

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Asking stupid smart questions

Someone billed as the Senior National Affairs Reporter for Yahoo, a Linda Goodwin, claims that “Justice Roberts [has revived] an old argument that could save gay marriage,” which makes it sound as though gay marriage is an ancient institution in … Continue reading

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Go, and sin some more

I ought to be contemplating, at some length and depth, the Passion of Our Lord, who suffered greatly just to give me a shot at one day looking God in the face. The fact that Christ was on earth at … Continue reading

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Marriage in Alabama

This is a good article at the Public Discourse, explaining the “judicial tyranny” of Judge Callie Granade, made possible by her exercise of fraud, lying by omission, ignoring the facts, and making up others. She will probably have to answer … Continue reading

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An excellent refutation…

…here, of R.R. Reno’s stupid suggestion at First Things that Christian ministers “withdraw from acting as agents in state-sanctioned marriage,” thus severing the civil contract from the sacrament. [Update]: In the Salt Lake Tribune, a Presbyterian pastor expresses his disdain … Continue reading

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Leave a Comment – change the world

I’ve heard that unemployment is down around 7% now, but that this figure doesn’t account for those who have dropped out of the job market, who have quit looking for work, in other words, and that the number of such … Continue reading

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Love is “Whatever”

Regarding the subject of my previous post: No sooner is it up than actress Maria Bello decides to tell the world that she is “dating a woman.” The two events are not connected. In The New York Times she tells … Continue reading

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