Tags: gay marriage, politics, Republicans
McCain’s Daughter Thinks Republicans Should OK Gay Marriage: “At the end of the day, speaking at the Log Cabin Republicans’ convention isn’t just about reaching out to the gay community—although I believe doing so is vital to the future success of the party.”
Tags: beauty, essays, inspiration, singing, talent, television
Susan is a reminder that it’s time we all looked a little deeper. She has lived an obscure but important life. She has been a companionable and caring daughter. It’s people like her who are the unseen glue in society; the ones who day in and day out put themselves last. They make this country civilised and they deserve acknowledgement and respect.
Susan has been forgiven her looks and been given respect because of her talent. She should always have received it because of the calibre of her character.
Tags: congress, gay rights
Congress to Decide On Day of Silence: “Congressional Resolution 92 will receive an up-or-down vote on or before April 17, which is the National Day of Silence — a day when students across America are encouraged to show their support for the homosexual community by refusing to speak.”
Tags: church, Prop 8, Rick Warren
Rick Warren Denies Endorsement of Prop 8: “California mega-church pastor and author of The Purpose Driven Life Rick Warren says he apologized to his homosexual friends for making comments in support of California’s Proposition 8, and now claims he “never once even gave an endorsement” of the marriage amendment.”
Why am I not surprised?
“Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.”
Matthew 7:15 (KJV)
Tags: Asian-Americans, education, injustice, legal, Nifong
Educator Falsely Accused of Child Pornography: “It was an incident that began innocently enough, but nearly ruined the life and three-decade career of a veteran high school teacher and administrator.”
I can’t help but wonder if dirty school politics and/or racism had anything to do with this case? Many have suggested that Mr. Oei was Nifonged, to which I agree. But I also think that he was in a sense, bullied.
If you wish to contribute to Mr. Oei’s legal defense fund, go here.
Tags: bargains, recession, shopping
What to Buy During the Recession: Good bargains during these times.
Tags: currency, economy, money, recession
More Communities Ink Their Own Currencies:”A small but growing number of cash-strapped communities are printing their own money.”
Tags: gay marriage, Vermont
Vermont Legislators Approve Gay Marriage: “Vermont on Tuesday became the fourth state to legalize gay marriage — and the first to do so with a legislature’s vote.”
Tags: Guantanamo, human_rights, Obama, torture
Lawyers Face Jail For Writing Obama: “Lawyers for Binyam Mohamed face the incredible prospect of a six-month jail sentence in America after writing a letter to President Obama detailing their client’s allegations of torture by US agents.”
Tags: copyright, media, news, revenue
AP Demands Permission to Share Articles: “…The Associated Press said on Monday that it will demand that Web sites obtain permission to use the work of The A.P. or its member newspapers, and share revenue with the news organizations, and that it will take legal action those that do not.”
Tags: Bank of England, banks, currency, dollar, federal reserve, money
Bank of England May Provide Liquidity to Fed: “The Bank of England said Monday that it is ready to provide sterling liquidity to the U.S. Federal Reserve if necessary through a temporary currency swap arrangement.”
Why does this news make me uneasy?
Tags: bias, Christianity, media
Newsweek Hails End of Christianty In America: “Even though he later tries to stipulate that his own magazine’s headline is a little overwrought, he’s thrilled that the country is maturing beyond uptight Christian orthodoxy and beyond any Christian claim to insist on social conservatism…”
Meh, go figure. Why am I not surprised?
Tags: children, consumer products, legislation, safety
New Law May Put Children At Risk: “Hugh Hewitt’s new column in the Washington Examiner looks at one of the many unintended consequences of the bad legislation known, in this case ironically, as the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act, or CPSIA.”