It never ceases to amaze me, at all the constant and never ending homophobic rhetoric, with blatant lies included, from the extreme religious right pointed toward the LBGT community. I’ve read, and I believe many of you have read, many a post (not just from here and me) shrieking at the end, that we need to get involved and do something about it. And as I was rolling around that thought, I ran across this today…
So I decided to retool and revamp my personal blog. I wanted to take the downloadable version of WP out for another spin. Check it out if you’d like, and tell me what you think…
A red state which just had some drama surrounding their “right to discriminate” bill is showing support for gay marriage. According to a poll conducted this recent Tuesday, 66 percent of Arizona residents disapproved of the anti gay law. Only 22 percent (which is too many in my opinion) showed support for the bill.
Want to know how much of the famous selfie that broke Twitter was pre-planned? Well go behind the scenes with Ellen!
Hubris is documentary that aired last year on May 3rd and deals with the how the Bush Administration methodically and systematically sold their case for war against Iraq to the American people. It was hosted by Rachel Maddow and highlights the findings of NBC News National Investigative Correspondent Michael Isikoff. He co-authored the best-selling book Hubris with David Corn, an msnbc contributor and the Washington Bureau Chief of Mother Jones.
Don Quixote thought the windmills dotting the Spanish countryside were monsters, and as soon as he saw them, he planned to attack. His perceptions were at odds with reality, and we shouldn’t be surprised that no monsters were actually destroyed.
We now have the curious situation where a California Assemblywoman (not surprisingly, a Republican) has introduced legislation, AB 2237, that would mirror Arizona’s recently vetoed “religious freedom” bill. SB 1062, which I’ve called the “Hate the Gays in God’s Name” bill, passed the Republican controlled Arizona House of Representatives and the Senate recently. It was vetoed by Governor Jan Brewer after an increasing cascade of negative publicity brought down on her office the wrath of both the left (to be expected) and the business community.
A last minute dinner plan with one of my favorite people: Rachel. We decided not to go out but have dinner at my house.