One Step Closer to A More Perfect Union

With 29 Democrats and 4 Republicans voting in favor of legalizing same sex marriage in the State of New York, the NY State Senate has just taken a huge step toward making the United States of America a more perfect union. You will likely hear many people complaining that this is was not a brave vote and...

LGBT Equality Battle in An Unusual Place – Burnaby, B.C., Canada

I have to admit up front that my daughter has attended public school in Burnaby for nearly four years now and while I have my qualms with this school district (hint, she has not made it through a single year where her teacher did not take an extended leave of absence… but I digress), their proposed...

Insanity Reigns

The current 14th amendment debate is driving me bonkers.  I have gotten within an inch of throwing my remote at right wing talking heads on the TV.  I have resisted this urge, at least for now.  While some, such as Senator Graham, are saying that it simply a call to “amend” it, making any case...

USDA “Racism” Episode Shows Left/Right are Idiots

The moment I saw the Shirley Sherrod video, something seemed off to me.  She seemed to be saying that she learned through the episode that the rich/poor divide was more of an issue than the rich/poor divide.  However the right wing big and small media machine did not seem to care to think about this but...

Bigotry Abroad

I saw this video on a friend’s facebook page, and was horrified.  It is an exert from a documentary on the movement to make homosexuality a capital offense in Uganda.  The stupidity of this bigotry could almost be funny, if the outcome of this campaign did not threaten the lives of so many....

BP acts with minimum decency => Obama = Nazi

This title was the argument made by Thomas Sowell over at investors.com.  Aside from insulting everyone that voted for the Obama in 2008 by suggesting that we are unthinking sheep, and linking the election of President Obama to the rise of Hitler and Lenin he argued that we as a society of laws are going...

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