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B. Daniel Blatt

B. Daniel Blatt blogs at GayPatriot.
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Could Disgruntled Gay Voters Impact Close Blue State Elections?

Thursday, October 28th, 2010 - by B. Daniel Blatt

If gay voters choose to sit out the election, it could mean Democratic losses in tight races.

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A Fine Argument for Gay Marriage, but a Flawed Legal Opinion

Thursday, August 5th, 2010 - by B. Daniel Blatt

Judge Walker put together an eloquent moral case for gay marriage, but his analysis of the law was poor. His decision may very well be overturned.

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‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Repeal Seems Certain

Saturday, February 6th, 2010 - by B. Daniel Blatt

President Obama has avoided the mistakes of Bill Clinton and gotten the military and important congressmen to go along with ending DADT.

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No to Gay Marriage in Maine, Yes to Domestic Partners in Washington State

Wednesday, November 11th, 2009 - by B. Daniel Blatt

Last week, the results of two votes on gay marriage painted a clear picture of the current mood on the topic.

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More Conservatives, But No Republicans

Saturday, October 31st, 2009 - by B. Daniel Blatt

The Republican Party needs to redefine itself as conservative.

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Gay Community Increasingly at Odds with Democrats

Tuesday, October 13th, 2009 - by B. Daniel Blatt

Many gays have turned on Obama, the Democrats, and the establishment gay organizations that continue to walk in lockstep with the left. (See B. Daniel Blatt and Roger L. Simon at PJTV: "Gay Bloggers Outraged, New Friends on the Right?")

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Obama Throws a Crumb to the Gay Community

Thursday, June 18th, 2009 - by B. Daniel Blatt

The benefits package for gay federal employees unveiled yesterday isn't enough to mollify gay activists.

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Gay Groups Ignore Cheney’s Support of Same-Sex Marriage

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2009 - by B. Daniel Blatt

You'd think they'd want to highlight the fact that the former VP has taken a more progressive stand than the current president.

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Gay Marriage Advocates in California Face Another Setback

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009 - by B. Daniel Blatt

Bad news for those seeking to overturn Prop 8: the courts have refused to do their work for them.

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Can Michael Steele Really Reframe Gay Marriage as an Economic Issue?

Tuesday, May 26th, 2009 - by B. Daniel Blatt

Even if he could, it wouldn't do much to help the GOP.

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How Perez Hilton and Gang Hurt Gay Marriage Supporters

Tuesday, April 28th, 2009 - by B. Daniel Blatt

Crudely slandering advocates of traditional marriage makes the achievement of equal rights less likely.

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Teaching ABC News a Lesson in Tolerance

Wednesday, April 1st, 2009 - by B. Daniel Blatt

The scene the network staged with a gay couple in a sports bar didn't work out quite as they intended.

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The Disconnected Mind of Bill Moyers

Tuesday, February 24th, 2009 - by B. Daniel Blatt

The liberal PBS host ranted against Bush-era invasions of privacy but gives himself a pass for his own gay witch hunts under LBJ.

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Dick Cheney: The Most Pro-Gay Vice President in History

Tuesday, January 20th, 2009 - by B. Daniel Blatt

Why won't leading gay organizations praise him?

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Not All Gays Have a Problem With Rick Warren

Monday, December 22nd, 2008 - by B. Daniel Blatt

Opposing same-sex marriage does not make Warren — or anyone else — bigoted or hateful.

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Making the Case for Gay Marriage

Saturday, November 8th, 2008 - by B. Daniel Blatt

Supporters of same-sex marriage need to focus on persuading their fellow citizens, not the courts — as the California vote demonstrated.

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Many Gays Have No Problem with Palin

Wednesday, September 17th, 2008 - by B. Daniel Blatt

Despite their questions, gays and lesbians from both parties find much to like in the Alaska governor.

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Can McCain Crack the Gay Vote?

Sunday, June 22nd, 2008 - by B. Daniel Blatt

Plenty of gays are skeptical of Barack Obama: McCain may have a better shot than one might think.

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McCain’s Straight Talk Express Stops in Beverly Hills

Thursday, May 29th, 2008 - by B. Daniel Blatt

At a Beverly Hills press event on Wednesday, John McCain showcased his command of the issues, rapport with the media, and respect for bloggers.

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Golden State Gay Marriage Ban Struck Down

Thursday, May 15th, 2008 - by B. Daniel Blatt

Not all gay people are celebrating today's ruling by the California Supreme Court. Should a decision of this magnitude be left up to the people to decide?

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Washington’s One-Sided Gay War

Friday, May 2nd, 2008 - by B. Daniel Blatt

The gay media likes to portray gay Republicans on Capitol Hill as "hypocrites" or worse. If they bothered talking to some of them, they might have a different perspective.

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The Success of AFA’s Ford Boycott Is a Disney-esque Fairy Tale

Friday, February 1st, 2008 - by B. Daniel Blatt

The AFA boycott didn't cause Ford's problems, writes B. Daniel Blatt of Gay Patriot -- a poor business plan did. For evidence, consider Disney's profits despite a similar boycott.

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“We Don’t Have Homosexuals”

Tuesday, September 25th, 2007 - by B. Daniel Blatt

During his speech on Monday at Columbia University, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad claimed that there were no homosexuals in Iran. PJM's B. Daniel Blatt (GayPatriot West) asks, "Can you imagine the outcry if some social conservative claimed there were no gays in various regions of the United States?"

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An Innocent Game of Footsie?

Wednesday, August 29th, 2007 - by B. Daniel Blatt

Although B. Daniel Blatt (GayPatriot West) feels some compassion for Senator Larry Craig, he believes the Idaho politician should resign for soliciting sex in an airport restroom. "The real issue here is not as much hypocrisy as it is absence of judgment."

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