Archives for November 29, 2010

… acording to the report that will be released by the Defense Department tomorrow. Except Marines, of course. the survey found resistance to repealing the ban strongest among the Marines, according to The Washington Post. It’s an attitude apparently shared by their top leader, Commandant Gen. James Amos, who has said that the government should…

A miscellany of sites to visit.

The Berry Go Round Plant Carnival is up and it’s an especially good one. Don’t miss it! Hillary Clinton on Wikileaks The first day of the Minnesota Recount is going badly, following my expectations perfectly. Story here. Speaking Out on International Gay Rights.

Republican Lindsey Graham, who is a guy with a girls name apparently, strongly feels that the Senate is unlikely to repeal Don’t Ask Don’t Tell during the Lame Duck session. The house has already voted to repeal, and Obama is in favor of repeal, and the Senate is more likely to approve human-rights related legislation…

“Panic among Kenya’s gays”

Kenya’s Prime Minister wasted no time in abusing the abysmally horrid policy shift made recently by the UN to remark that Gays in Kenya should be arrested. Gay and Lesbian Coalition of Kenya board member Nguru Karugu said Monday the office has received calls from concerned members, some of whom are HIV-positive and fear they…

Shimon Schocken’s rides of hope

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King Tut’s Tomb Discovered!!!

A frail elderly woman would have a hard time walking a few blocks, from her apartment to the subway, then from the subway to the MET, with winds gusting to near hurricane strength. So, the patron of the arts and of archaeology, who happened to be a cousin of my first wife, called around to…

The Wisdumb of Michele Bachmann

“I want people in Minnesota armed and dangerous on this issue of the energy tax because we need to fight back. Thomas Jefferson told us ‘having a revolution every now and then is a good thing,’ and the people — we the people — are going to have to fight back hard if we’re not…