Quote of the Day: March 2007

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Filed by Ed Team | March 31, 2007 | 12:52 PM | comments

Deep down, my mom had long suspected I was gay... Much of her anger and hurt came from her sense of betrayal that she was the last to be told. --Chastity Bono...Read More


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Filed by Ed Team | March 30, 2007 | 6:02 AM | comments

During the transition to the future all-gay armed forces, things will be awkward for the career soldiers who are hanging in there for a pension. You'll hear this sort of exchange when they finally retire: Soldier: "I was deployed in...Read More


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Filed by Ed Team | March 29, 2007 | 8:51 AM | comments

"CWA does not tolerate discrimination in any form and this amendment would enshrine discrimination into the state constitution. Further, it would place in jeopardy benefits granted all IU staff such as domestic partner benefits, and at the very least would...Read More


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Filed by Ed Team | March 28, 2007 | 6:49 AM | comments

How could AFA, an earthly organization, declare the divine intention of the God and condemn the souls of homosexuals? How was it that men could make the declaration of who was getting into Heaven and who was getting the one-way...Read More


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Filed by Ed Team | March 27, 2007 | 6:28 AM | comments

"You can say the same-sex marriage ban amendment is a morals issue. But when did legalizing discrimination and promoting prejudice become morally correct?" -- from the Star's Let It Out section on Sunday...Read More


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Filed by Ed Team | March 26, 2007 | 8:33 AM | comments

Continuing our theme of newspaper editorials against SJR-7 (see my post and Chris's update with another editorial from the Ft. Wayne Journal-Gazette), how could I have forgotten the Logansport Pharos-Tribune? Whatever threats might face the institution of marriage will not...Read More


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Filed by Ed Team | March 26, 2007 | 6:14 AM | comments

"The major anti-gay purge of the eighteenth century occurred in the Netherlands. In April 1730 some men were arrested in Utrecht; they incriminated others, and on 21 July the States of Holland issued a Placat, posted in every town, that...Read More


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Filed by Ed Team | March 25, 2007 | 11:38 AM | comments

Great minds discuss ideas; Average minds discuss events; Small minds discuss people. --Eleanor Roosevelt...Read More


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Filed by Ed Team | March 24, 2007 | 11:08 AM | comments

If any thing is sacred the human body is sacred. --Walt Whitman...Read More


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Filed by Ed Team | March 23, 2007 | 6:43 AM | comments

The following is the testimony by Professor Keith Bowman of Purdue University before the House committee hearing on SJR-7. Keith is a regular bilerico reader and we're all very proud of him for his excellent testimony and his strength under...Read More


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Filed by Ed Team | March 22, 2007 | 8:00 AM | comments

Here's the text of my testimony which served as an opening statement for the opposition to SJR-7 in yesterday's hearing: "Mr. Chairman and Members of the House Rules and Legislative Procedures Committee: My name is Don Sherfick. I'm an attorney,...Read More


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Filed by Ed Team | March 21, 2007 | 5:50 AM | comments

"But what's even more disturbing to me is that I have never known a white person that was so obsessed with Black people. It kind of makes me wonder if he's acting out some fantasy of his of wanting to...Read More


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Filed by Ed Team | March 20, 2007 | 6:16 AM | comments

"If you want something said, ask a man...if you want something done, ask a woman." -- Margaret Thatcher...Read More


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Filed by Ed Team | March 19, 2007 | 6:07 AM | comments

"Democracy means simply the bludgeoning of the people by the people for the people." -- Oscar Wilde...Read More


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Filed by Ed Team | March 18, 2007 | 5:54 AM | comments

"Do all you can with what you have in the time you have in the place you are" -- the late Nkosi Johnson, Zulu AIDS activist, aged 12...Read More


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Filed by Ed Team | March 17, 2007 | 6:11 AM | comments

"To fill its needs, the Army is granting a record number of 'moral waivers,' allowing even felons to enlist. Yet we turn away patriotic gay and lesbian citizens." -- Former Sen. Alan K. Simpson, R.-Wyo., writing in The Washington Post...Read More


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Filed by Ed Team | March 16, 2007 | 6:19 AM | comments

"I also know that any organization that we start now must be an army. You have resisted this word in the past. Perhaps now that the man in charge of America's army is calling you immoral you won't resist it...Read More


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Filed by Ed Team | March 15, 2007 | 6:06 AM | comments

There must be public funding for abortion for poor women. We cannot deny any woman the right to make her own decision about abortion because she lacks resources. I have also stated that I disagree with President Bush's veto last...Read More


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Filed by Ed Team | March 14, 2007 | 6:35 AM | comments

"The Revolution was effected before the war commenced. The Revolution was in the hearts and minds of the people... This radical change in the principles, opinions, sentiments and affections of the people was the real American Revolution." -- John Adams,...Read More


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Filed by Ed Team | March 13, 2007 | 6:41 AM | comments

"We will start with the system because there is no other place to start from except political lunacy. It is most important for those of us who want revolutionary change to understand that revolution must be preceded by reformation. To...Read More


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Filed by Ed Team | March 12, 2007 | 6:02 AM | comments

"I recently had a conversation with some other military leaders on this issue and their point to me was 'It's working, so leave it alone. Generally, overall, it's working.' I don't think there's any doubt that there are evolving attitudes...Read More


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Filed by Ed Team | March 11, 2007 | 6:31 AM | comments

"I drew a line in my mind that said, 'Even though I run the risk of being deeply embarrassed, and even though at a purely personal level I am not rendering judgment on another human being, as a leader of...Read More


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Filed by Ed Team | March 10, 2007 | 6:20 AM | comments

One thing that was astonishing about the Bush administration between 2002 and 2004, when it had, to all appearances, a lock on political power in this country, was that this sense of victimization was pervasive. Victimized by Joe Wilson! Victimized...Read More


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Filed by Ed Team | March 09, 2007 | 6:16 AM | comments

Vulnerability may be the presentation for both union and procreation: without a willingness to be vulnerable, to be exposed, to be wounded, there can be no union. To be "known," as Scriptures so often describes the sexual encounter, is to...Read More


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Filed by Ed Team | March 08, 2007 | 6:23 AM | comments

"No matter what side of the argument you are on, you always find people on your side that you wish were on the other." -- Jascha Heifetz (A hat tip to Mikerzz.com for yet another great quote find!)...Read More


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Filed by Ed Team | March 07, 2007 | 6:32 AM | comments

"Pick the target, freeze it, personalize it and polarize it." -- Saul Alinsky, radical community organizer...Read More


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Filed by Ed Team | March 06, 2007 | 6:36 AM | comments

Today's Quote of the Day comes from yesterday's Open Thread. Reader David Wene left a comment that I'd like to lift up so that everyone can read it. His response is in answer to the question, "Which Hoosier do you...Read More


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Filed by Ed Team | March 05, 2007 | 6:31 AM | comments

"The civil rights movement owes Bull Connor as much as it owes Abraham Lincoln" -- John F. Kennedy...Read More


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Filed by Ed Team | March 04, 2007 | 5:30 AM | comments

"The only way you learn anything in life is to bump into how stupid you really are." -- Bert "Smokin' Dick" Cooper Hat tip to Mikerzz.com for this great quote...Read More


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Filed by Ed Team | March 03, 2007 | 6:57 AM | comments

"If by a "Liberal" they mean someone who looks ahead and not behind, someone who welcomes new ideas without rigid reactions, someone who cares about the welfare of the people - their health, their housing, their schools, their jobs, their...Read More


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Filed by Ed Team | March 02, 2007 | 7:06 AM | comments

"'Every piece of remotely responsible research that has been done in the last 20 years on this issue has shown there is no difference between children who are raised by same-sex parents and children who are raised by opposite-sex parents,'...Read More


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Filed by Ed Team | March 01, 2007 | 6:44 AM | comments

It's hard to beat the system when we're standing at a distance So we keep waiting waiting on the world to change Now if we had the power to bring our neighbors home from war They would have never missed...Read More