An Action Alert from Pride At Work

Help Us Raise The Voice Of Working Class LGBT FolksEmployment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) by introducing a separate bill covering sexual orientation only, as well as a token bill on gender identity. The only major LGBT group that has not come out against this betrayal is HRC, which will be holding its 11th Annual Gala next …

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September 11th. Looking back, looking ahead, and looking around.

Here is something I wrote in September 2001: I want to recognize that this is a time when we all are aware of the vulnerability of our country and our people after the attacks on the east coast. I have been reading about people feeling that those acts of terror have stripped away the sense …

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I’m endorsing Dennis Kucinich for president and I believe he can win.

I joined the Green Party a while ago because I am not pleased with the Democratic Party in general. SO MANY Democrats are not standing up for what what is right. I have absolutely nothing against having a woman president, but Hilary Clinton doesn’t impress me. I have absolutely nothing against having a Black person …

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H. Alexander Robinson of National Black Justice Coalition Responds to the Sen. Larry Craig Restroom Incident

Here is a good article about this incident and the issues it raises on The Bilerico Project website: Sen. Larry Craig’s recent sexual restroom exploits have given the American community an unexpected but valuable teachable moment that should be embraced and further understood. Instead of running from the tabloid fodder, late night talk show jokes, …

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One of those odd stories from the beltway …

The click of heels against the marble floors echoes through the halls as staffers hurry to happy hour, yoga or home. It’s 6:30 p.m., and the entire Dirksen Senate Office Building is rushing. Everyone except Hans Scheltema, who leans against the wall in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee room.0726 07 Scheltema, a hulking man …

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A warning from Paul Craig Roberts, an old-line Republican

Americans think their danger is terrorists,” said Roberts. “They don’t understand the terrorists cannot take away habeas corpus, the Bill of Rights, the Constitution. … The terrorists are not anything like the threat that we face to the Bill of Rights and the Constitution from our own government in the name of fighting terrorism. Americans …

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Political Attention Deficit Disorder – New Psychiatric Condition

According to a report not yet released, the Council on Science and Public Health of the American Medical Association has recommended that a chronic and widespread affliction of Americans be officially declared a psychiatric disorder. It has been named the Political Attention Deficit Disorder (PADD). It is recommended that the disorder be included in a …

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Mark Morford: Bush Pardons Entire GOP

Prez “pre-emptively” saves all Repubs from becoming “prison bitches.” Dems: “Can he do that?” Allegedly reacting to some sort of hallucinogenic fever dream following an overlong bubble bath during which he reportedly sputtered lots of motorboat noises and ate one too many purple crayons, President Bush today made the stunning yet somehow entirely understandable announcement …

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