Monthly Archives: January 2013

The Lynching of a Butterfly and the Modern Mob

As a Dad, I cannot fathom the horrific pain that Jadin Bell’s parents must be experiencing.  I ache for them. The officials are calling the possible impending death of young Jadin an attempted “suicide”.  It was not a suicide; it … Continue reading

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A Son Tells His Gay Dad , “You Are Not My Mom”

I always figured there were certain hateful statements my sons would make, especially ones that say I am inadequate.  Such statements would come out in the future during some teen age angst scrapple where I was laying down the law … Continue reading

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The Ten Reasons It is Unfair to Compare LGBTQ vs.Straight Parenting

George Bernard Shaw once described straight parenting as having ”no test of fitness”.  LGBTQ parents are beyond  the “test”  In recent scrutiny by representatives of the Catholic Church and a group of authors speaking at the Heritage Foundation, the raking … Continue reading

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A Straight Man’s Perspective on Why the Homosexual Agenda is Everyone’s Agenda… and is Vital

“The Homosexual Agenda.” For so many years that term has been bandied about. A favorite buzz word of the religious right, a boogeyman to engender fear and hatred and to keep the public from thinking rationally. For a long time … Continue reading

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DOUBLE STANDARD

History has shown that women have skills and talents that often exceed those of men, despite the worldwide tendency for all societies to place women in a lower status.  Men may indeed be the physically stronger gender.  However, women have … Continue reading

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The Ten Things I Wish the Pope Could Have Observed on My Family’s Trip to Disneyland

During the last few weeks of winter holidays, Pope Benedict VXI and several of his delegates including Illinois Cardinal Francis George and the United Kingdom’s Archbishop Vincent Nichols delivered lump of coal to the world’s LGBTQ communities.  It was gift-giving … Continue reading

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