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Click here for a chuckle. I mean, if you like Planned Parenthood better than Unplanned and Complicating Mom’s Career Parenthood, that is.
Hot off the presses from http://www.knbc.com/politics/17024705/detail.html?rss=la&psp=news: SACRAMENTO — Anti-gay marriage groups say California Attorney General Jerry Brown is twisting their words. Supporters of a ballot measure that would ban gay marriage want to amend the state Constitution to say “only … Continue reading
Sarah and I were just watching Barack Obama’s speech. Nice work — not Earth-shatteringly good (didn’t move me out of my chair), but pretty good. I am a little perturbed at the German TV commentator’s reactions to it. One dude … Continue reading
Tim Russert died recently. He hosted a news/politics show on an American TV network, a show that I’ve admittedly never watched, and he apparently died rather unexpectedly. Sounds sad, like it would be for anyone with a personal connection to … Continue reading
…in the unfortunate sense. CNN is reporting a general threat levied at anyone trying to ordain women to serve as priests. You’d think that to counter-act the negative publicity from their sex abuse scandals recently they’d modernize their stance on … Continue reading
¡Hay unos locos en Wisconsin!* Holy crap: Pledge of Allegiance. Public school. Spanish class. One day a year. “Freedom isn’t free.” Call centers with non-native speakers. “Nationalist oath.”* Now go read this: http://www.progressive.org/mag_wx042908 Yeah. You read it correctly. Playing the … Continue reading
Today starts my vacation! I’m not officially working again until March 31st. This vacation isn’t voluntary (unlike the involuntary vacation I got in 5th grade… but that’s quite another story). I have to use up 5 more days of vacation … Continue reading
Concerned readers might think me about ready to turn in my passport and apply for citizenship over here, given my post from a couple weeks ago and now this. Rest assured, I’m not even close to that. I’m quite happy … Continue reading
I’ve been thinking about some stuff on the way to Frankfurt. I’m listening to “When You Ride Alone, You Ride With bin Laden,” an audio book by comedian Bill Maher. I’ll wager the guy makes some serious sense to you, … Continue reading
Read this on CNN.com this morning: He has reiterated his support for constitutional amendments to ban abortion and same-sex marriage — which he told the Web site Beliefnet.com could open the door to polygamy, pedophilia and bestiality. If that is … Continue reading