Matt Barber

The Way I See It # 230 – “Heaven is totally overrated. It seems boring. Clouds, listening to people play the harp. It should be somewhere you can’t wait to go, like a luxury hotel. Maybe blue skies and soft music were enough to keep people in line in the 17th century, but Heaven has to step it up a bit. They're basically getting by because they only have to be better than Hell” – Joel Stein, columnist for the Los Angeles Times.

The Way I See It # 43 – “My only regret about being gay is that I repressed it for so long. I surrendered my youth to the people I feared when I could have been out there loving someone. Don’t make that mistake yourself. Life’s too d*mn short.” – Armistead Maupin, Homosexual Novelist

So, in the interest of equal time, I’ve submitted the following “The Way I See It” quote from a Christian conservative perspective for Starbucks to consider. Other conservatives should also be encouraged to visit Starbucks’ website to submit their own statements:

The Way I See It # ?? – “Why do so many in our fallen world revile God’s natural order when it comes to marriage, family and human sexuality? Why do we encourage wicked pride in a morally bankrupt, high-risk lifestyle that’s anything but “gay”? Why do we shake our fist with hate at perfect Love? Life is short – but it’s never too late for change.”

Matt Barber

Matt Barber is founder and editor-in chief of He is an author, columnist, cultural analyst and an attorney concentrating in constitutional law. Having retired as an undefeated heavyweight professional boxer, Matt has taken his fight from the ring to the culture war. (Follow Matt on Twitter: @jmattbarber).