I support gay rights but question whether the fight for full marriage quality isn’t a wedge issue that will distract voters from more important issues such as war, military spending, the economy, economic justice, corruption, climate change, health care, taxation, and green energy. Politicians love wedge issues. Actually, I’m not sure of this. Maybe gay marriage is a fundamental issue of human rights, akin to women’s right to vote and the Civil Rights movement of the 60s.
Our leaders have undertaken three disastrous, failed wars: Busy & Cheney’s war in Iraq; Bush, Cheney & Obama’s war in Afghanistan; and the war on drugs. But there’s one war that regressives (aka conservatives) and so-called “centrist” Democrats are winning: the war on the middle class and the New Deal. The war on women, the […]
Sunday, the “Tarsands Action: Stop Keystone XL Pipeline” folks are rallying in front of the Paramount Theater, 911 Pine St. from 10:45-3:00, where President Obama will have a fundraiser. The Seattle Chapter of the Buddhist Peace Fellowship will be meditating and walking around the theater prior to that. RSVP Here: http://events.tarsandsaction.org/officevisits/events/show/142 Other local events are […]
Credits: http://sinisterdreams.files.wordpress.com/2012/01/reaganomics.jpg Related topics Bush recession Romney economic plan Obama economic plan Reaganomics trickle down economics class warfare According to the obfuscations of mainstream corporate media, neither President Barack Obama nor former governor Willard “Mitt” Romney has laid out a coherent economic plan for the thoughtful consideration of American voters. Huh? President Obama’s blueprint for […]