Author Archives: Larry Weisenthal

4 Dec

War On Christmas? [Reader Post]

Posted in Holidays, Religion, War on Christmas | 199 Comments | 1,290 views
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14 Jan

Anglo Confederation? [Reader Post]

I offer the following purely as a thought experiment. I suppose it’s more of a leftward proposal, and, thus may be deemed unsuitable for this blog. I’m hoping that it may be viewed simply as a theoretical proposal to initiate thoughtful discussion of pros and cons.

I think that it would be advantageous to form some sort of global confederation of the primary English-speaking nations:

Posted in Canada, Economy, Politics, United Kingdom | 55 Comments | 597 views
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25 Aug

Summary Of One Person’s (my) Opinion of the Gay Marriage Controversy [Reader Post]

1. I’m in favor of gays having equal rights, privileges, and responsibilities, with respect to traditional marriage, with the proviso that the new institution of same sex unions should be recognized (by government) by a name other than “marriage.” Gays … Continue reading

Posted in Science, Social Studies | 21 Comments | 1,932 views
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2 Feb

Sunshine and Harassment [Reader Post]

A decision by a Federal judge in the California Proposition 8 (anti-gay marriage) aftermath is an ominous canary in the coal mine for free speech. Our democracy depends on transparent, open speech. In the 15 years that I’ve been an … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Liberal Idiots, Politics | 13 Comments | 28 views
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17 Nov

California Proposition 8 Fallout [Reader Post]

I’d like to explain how it is that a (mostly) liberal like me can be against same-sex “marriage.” Right now, there is a raging protest going on over the passing of California’s Proposition 8, which was a California constitutional amendment … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Social Studies | 56 Comments | 83 views
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