January 21, 2008

Fact Check: Elaine Donnelly in The Washington Times

Filed by Steve Ralls | January 21, 2008 | 7:24 PM | comments

This morning's Washington Times includes an article about the decline in dismissals under "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," pointing to a 50% drop in firings under the law since 2001. Right-wing pundit Elaine Donnelly, of the Center for Military Readiness, tries...Read More


Is There Nothing The HRC Won't Exploit?

Filed by Rebecca Juro | January 21, 2008 | 3:05 PM | comments

Joe Solmonese just keeps digging that hole deeper... Witness his public statement for Martin Luther King Day: ”The Human Rights Campaign salutes the enduring legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. His courageous leadership continues to inspire us in our...Read More


Mr. Big Dog Triangulator: DADT's legacy isn't my fault

Filed by Pam Spaulding | January 21, 2008 | 2:32 PM | comments

Don't Ask, Don't Tell was used to hurt gays and lesbians in uniform, and the president who signed on to it is now laying the blame for the toll it has taken on the careers of well-trained, loyal members of...Read More


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We're a grower AND a show-er!

Filed by Bil Browning | January 21, 2008 | 2:30 PM | comments

It's that time again... Everyone please welcome Monica Roberts, aka the TransGriot, to the Bilerico Project family. Monica is a writer, blogger, history buff, lecturer on transgender issues and a trailblazing leader in the trans community. Monica’s an advocate with...Read More


MLK Day in Choteau, MT

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | January 21, 2008 | 11:49 AM | comments

It may seem odd to some that I'm talking about global warming on Martin Luther King Day. But if Dr. King were alive today, I'll bet he would be concerned at how this threat has some terrifying implications for civil...Read More


Barack Obama: None of Our Hands are Entirely Clean

Filed by Michael Crawford | January 21, 2008 | 9:48 AM | comments

This speech by Barack Obama is the perfect embodiment of why we need him as our next president. The speech was delivered on Sunday at Ebenezer Baptist Church, the church led by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr....Read More


Dream big

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 21, 2008 | 9:01 AM | comments

It's interesting that Obama's praise of Ronald Reagan came several days before a holiday honoring a man whose vision for America truly transcended politics, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Reagan didn't support such a holiday - his famous "states' rights"...Read More


MLK Day open thread

Filed by Bil Browning | January 21, 2008 | 8:15 AM | comments

Today is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. We honor King's dream of equality and freedom, but let's talk about our own dreams. While it is, of course, honorable to look back and remember, let's look ahead today and dream a...Read More


MLK: I have a dream

Filed by Bil Browning | January 21, 2008 | 7:39 AM | comments

If you haven't ever watched the entire famous "I Have a Dream" speech, here's your chance. We could all learn something from Martin Luther King, Jr's dream. Some of us are still dreaming of its fulfillment....Read More


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Martin Luther King Jr.: Homotextual

Filed by Ed Team | January 21, 2008 | 6:00 AM | comments

"Like an unchecked cancer, hate corrodes the personality and eats away its vital unity. Hate destroys a man's sense of values and his objectivity. It causes him to describe the beautiful as ugly and the ugly as beautiful, and to...Read More