Author Archives: glenn stanton

Was the Women’s March on Washington Really the Women’s March?

Last Saturday women by the millions took the streets across the nation to protest. As many commentators have noted, the purpose of their marching was not precisely clear, even to the marchers. It certainly had something to do with clever … Continue reading

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U2 Delays New Album Because Trump Won

Dear Bono: Can I speak frankly as a friend? Its time you appreciate that you and your band’s super coolness has passed its “Best by” date some time ago. It could have been a learning opportunity when scads of people … Continue reading

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Patti Smith, the Nobel Ceremony and a Turn of Beautiful Grace

It was announced on October 13th that Bob Dylan had won the 2016 Nobel Prize for Literature. The discussion of whether his work was worthy of such an honor ensued. It is, if not for his Himalayan body of work, at least … Continue reading

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Why Your Beliefs About Homosexuality Don’t Kill People

It is deeply concerning that health measures are significantly lower and suicide attempts higher among LGB people, but it is also concerning that people who cannot celebrate homosexuality are said to cause these things. If I had a nickle for … Continue reading

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In Tribute to the Great Leonard Cohen

Last Thursday evening, the human race lost an important member, Leonard Cohen, at age 82. He had a long and tremendously successful career, celebrated and appreciated by every one of his peers. He started out as a young poet, a … Continue reading

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2016 Dem Convention: Not Brought to You by the Letter “Q”

It’s a curious turn-about in an extremely bizzaro-world presidential election season. Democrats being scolded by Democrats for being less inclusive than the Republicans. In his convention speech, Donald Trump proclaimed,  As your President, I will do everything in my power … Continue reading

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This is What Police Do

Dallas Police Chief David Brown reported in a press statement this morning that “…we cornered one suspect and we tried to negotiate for several hours.” This simple phrase struck me deeply in light of all the terrible things we are … Continue reading

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