Marla R. Stevens

Marla R. Stevens

At a Glance:

Marla R. Stevens has been a Project Contributor since April 2005, has written 125 entries and currently lives in Des Moines, IA.


Marla R. Stevens: Recently Filed

Just Say No to Civil Unions -- Hard Evidentiary Version

Filed by Marla R. Stevens | January 24, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

Regarding civil marriage vs. civil unions, a few of us have been crying in the wilderness about things like ... separate ain't equal and never will be and what faux equality does to people's heads and that self-imposing more of it would be just plain shoot-yerself-in-the-foot dumb. Now we've got gummint-sponsored proof by way of the New Jersey Civil Union Commission.Read More

Warren Who?

Filed by Marla R. Stevens | January 21, 2009 | 12:00 PM | comments

I feel like I've drawn my first deep breath in over eight years, now that the Hopester is the new prez.....And, as for Rick Warren's performance, it was the dud of the day. ... We made our point and he struck himself out. Score us the big winner of that round.Read More

On Barack Obama, Rick Warren, and Leading From Behind

Filed by Marla R. Stevens | December 24, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

Catholic Worker Peter Maurin's essay, "Politics Is Politics", pre-saged Obama's failure in moral thinking on gay issues that led to the Warren and McClurkin gaffes.Read More

Lieberman and the Loss Leaders (with a Chambliss/Martin twist)

Filed by Marla R. Stevens | November 22, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

The Senate has kissed Lieberman's sorry ass yet again and the party powers that be are now celebrating how nice and big their tent is. ... The sign on the Big Tent must now read, "SUCKERS!"Read More

Open Thank You Note to Leonard Pitts

Filed by Marla R. Stevens | November 16, 2008 | 2:30 PM | comments

I wept when I read Leonard Pitts' column about black anti-marriage-equality voters. As a white woman -- and a white woman with hundreds of beloved black family members -- the risk of being accused of racism when I point out...Read More