The gay movement used to claim it wanted the government to leave them alone. Now they want government to actively intervene on behalf of themselves as an oppressed minority, while calling for the expansion of state power over nearly every aspect of our lives. The government has become the gay movement's agent of liberation.
Post-peak oil production, or “Peak Oil” is possibly the most important issue of our time. The decline of oil production and the increase in demand is at or near a very critical threshold. It will shake the foundations of human life on planet Earth.
Barney Frank came to San Francisco Feb. 19th to support Congressman Tom Lantos -- one of the most pro-war legislators in the House. Green candidates running against Lantos, antiwar queers, and San Franciscans greeted Frank with disapproval as he appeared at Lantos' $250 fundraiser. http://www.indybay.org/news/2004/02/1670943.php
Protesters at this summer's Democratic National Convention in Boston may be confined to a cozy triangle of land off Haymarket Square, blocked off from the FleetCenter and convention delegates by a maze of Central Artery service roads, MBTA train tracks, and a temporary parking lot holding scores of buses and media trucks.