Author Archives: John Howard

It’s a King!

I liked the Drudge headline “It’s a King!” because it draws attention to the fact that people are still born male and female, and we haven’t actually achieved a post-gendered same-sex equality Transhumanist fantasy world. Nor will we soon, people will continue to be born male and female, and not both, for centuries to come, even if some lab figures…

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Where are Kristen Hughes and MAGOP?

What is going on here?!? The MAGOP website and Twitter feeds make no mention at all of of the Congressional election coming up. The News section does have a “Special Election Update” but it is about state races. And the front page still reports that “Gomez closes in on Markey lead” but apparently there has been no mention AT ALL…

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A Better “People’s Pledge”

I don’t know where they got the name for the “people’s pledge” but I don’t recall any people pledging anything, just two candidates. I also don’t understand how it actually functions to keep ads off the air, but apparently it does and the result is I don’t see any ads about national issues by national groups. I don’t see how…

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Same-sex marriage is not a speck in anyone’s eye

George W. Bush was asked about same-sex marriage by a Zambian journalist last week, and his response exemplifies a common mistake that people of good heart and conscience often make. He said that he “shouldn’t be taking a speck out of someone else’s eye when I have a log in my own.”  That was interpreted as “softened opposition” by some

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Nominate Someone Who Will Win This Time

OK, so the lesson should be pretty clear by now. Brown and Romney were the last Republicans to win elections here, and they were also the last Republicans to stand up for traditional marriage. The Democrats will almost certainly nominate someone who is strongly in favor of gay marriage. Let’s give the voters a choice in the Special Election to…

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