Rick Warren's invocation will not last longer than a couple minutes. You can pledge any amount you chose, whether it be $0.05, $0.10, $0.25, or even $1 for every second he speaks. You can even pledge a flat rate for the entire time he is at … [Read more...]
Keynote Speaker for Ebenezer Baptist’s MLK Day. Guess Who?
I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: "We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal." --MLK, Jr. cross-posted at Pam's House Blend. … [Read more...]
Rick Warren: An Opportunity for a Teachable Moment?
It seems difficult to square Rick Warren's statements with a progressive agenda. There has been much discussion about the religious and social aspects of this issue. The Salem News (Mass.) has an excellent article providing … [Read more...]
Thoughts on the LGBT rights debate (from a FRIEND)
The second purpose is to take the initiative to explain my own thoughts since simply reacting in the form of comments seems to have created a distorted view of where I stand and how strongly I believe in this. I've never been someone … [Read more...]
Fierce Advocate? More like Fierce Hypocrite.
So pissed off. So hurt. So let down. First off, I can't believe Obama had the gall to say he was a "fierce advocate for gay and lesbian Americans". Excuse me, but you do NOT get to call yourself a fierce advocate when you … [Read more...]
“Turn Your Back on Rick Warren” Campaign
Obama says that he asked Warren to speak in an effort to include differing views in his administration. But could you imagine if the President-elect had asked an anti-Semite, or a preacher that was in favor of segregation, to speak at his … [Read more...]
Disappointed, but I get it.
I think Obama could have found a clergyperson closer to his values to deliver the invocation. But I understand the decision. All right? Fire away. I don't like it -- I'm not supposed to like it -- but yes, I understand it. Obama … [Read more...]
Obama Selects Homobigot Rick Warren for Inaugural Invocation
UPDATE: Parag Mehta is Obama's LGBT liaison on the Transition Team - Email Parag with your disgust at firstname.lastname@example.org. The Transition Team is also receiving emails via this web form UPDATE 2: Obama people respond. … [Read more...]