Don't Ask, I'm Telling

Dealing with Thanksgiving, gay-style

The holidays are upon us, y’all. The leaves are falling, squash is in season, and there’s no doubt about it: It’s Thanksgiving time.

Keeping Up with the Jones

What Democrats can learn

In 2008, the Republican Party was pronounced all but dead. The party had taken years of hits from all sides.

Raised Relief

Extra helpings now. Change later

Gentle reader,

Fables of the Deconstruction

Will you love me tomorrow?

Arguably the greatest single achievement by the writing team of Carole King and Gerry Goffin, the song avoids any specific sexual reference, but you don’t have to be a young woman of da

Summary of My Discontent

Keep laughter alive

When Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert announced their rally, my wife Mary and I immediately made plans to attend.

Raised Relief

Posse Comitatus

It’s been tumultuous, and, at times, it has felt like the oppressive weight of rancorous stupidity might finally squeeze what remains of our collective rationality and humanity into a s

Guest Commentary

The dehumanization of government

During the last four years, I have spent significant time with members of Congress. In fact, when Congress was in session, one member was my roommate in Washington.

Fables of the Deconstruction

What I like about you

On the other hand, recognizing a panoply of brilliant mysteries within this (so-called) reality, I have devised a personal response that recognizes a kind of divinity that makes church attend

Summary of My Discontent

Sit back, relax and enjoy your flight

Despite federal law, we won’t insult your intelligence by describing how to buckle a seatbelt.

Don't Ask, I'm Telling

Louisville wins best (gay) city

I showed up for the Louisville Youth Group’s Forum, hosted by the Metro United Way, which brought together 40 organizations and a packed house of individuals from Kentuckiana who are wo