Archive for May 29th, 2011

Today’s Journal News editorial favoring gay marriage allows comments, and of course the first guy has to say “Rome is upon us.” Yes, bestowing civil rights is what caused the Roman Empire to decline. I remember that well from history class. Rome was overrun by the more civilized Huns and collapsed from within because personal liberty and freedom ran amok. Sodomy caused the dark ages. I totally forgot that. 

Gay marriage won’t make us Rome. Gay Marriage will make us New York, the state that gave the USA Susan B Anthony, the Roosevelts, and played a huge part in the Underground Railroad. Gay marriage puts us on the right side of human rights. 

No true fiscal conservative should oppose gay marriage. It is good for the economy. 

No true pro life supporter should oppose gay adoption. It is a pro-life choice. 

Social conservatives seem more commited to the suicide pact of knee jerk orthodoxy instead of a reasoned, organic approach to growing the economy in a sustainable way. Take all those resources devoted to suppressing equal rights for gay Americans and gays in the military and harness their vast talents. Let gay folks walk in the sun with the rest of us. 

I have dozens of gay clients. They are all good, decent, honorable people and they have helped keep my business open through a really bad downturn in the industry. I am feeding my children and building my empire thank in significant part to gay people, not seeing my empire decline. 




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