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The primaries thus far…

February 29, 2012

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If you Google “primaries” you will see that of the 11 primaries, Mitt Romney has won 6, Rick Santorum has won 4, and Newt Gingrich managed to win South Carolina. The percentage of total votes is as follows: Mitt Romney:          39% Rick Santorum:      25% Ron Paul:       […]

DOMA is going down!

February 24, 2012

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I am a little disappointed that federal Judge Jeffrey White‘s ruling against DOMA has not received more attention (I just found about it today so I’m a bit behind). Perhaps it lacks the flair of the Ninth Court of Appeal’s ruling on Prop 8. The language was equally logical and supportive, but didn’t offer the […]

A vote cast in vain

February 20, 2012

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I cast my absentee ballot for the primaries today. Well technically I filled in the blank and put it in the envelope, I’m not sure it counts as “cast” til it makes it back to Michigan. And I voted for… Ron Paul. Anyone not familiar with my particular brand of Christianity should know that Mennonites […]

Valentine’s Videos

February 17, 2012

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I admit that I express hatred for VD, but it’s because I’m a bitter, jealous single man. Here are some LGBT themed Valentine’s Day videos. —- warning: strong language    😀         And how bout some Marriage Equality – – Yey Prop 8! Yey Washington! Yey New Jersey   Australia – It’s […]

Three reasons I need to come out

February 16, 2012

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Tonight I sat down with some friends and talked about how and why I want to come out. They are Christians and they aren’t really affirming, but they are supportive. Here’s what I know. I want to come out because: 1. I want to be open and honest about who I am, with family, friends, […]

“Today we are more American…”

February 8, 2012

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I’m not overly patriotic, but I do love a lot of things about America. I am proud to be a gay American today, and I hope that soon marriage will be legal for all of us in the United States. A lot of my family, friends, and fellow Mennonites disagree with my sentiment. I would […]

A break in the silence

February 6, 2012

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Hey blog buddies. I haven’t found the inspiration/desire/time to write for a while. I had actually written part of a post the day after Christmas, but I was having fun with my family and I forgot about it. My Christmas break was quite interesting. I picked up my sister at her college and we drove […]