Archives for June, 2008

It can be difficult to understand creationists at times. Last week, I observed Disco. Inst. blogger Martin Cothran wondered: “If their relationships are already stable, then why do they need to be stabilized?” Cothran only applies that logic to teh gays, of course. I pointed out that the same logic applies to straight folk, and…

Martin Cothran, blogger for the Disco. Inst., opposes gay marriage, and wonders: If their relationships are already stable, then why do they need to be stabilized? Compelling logic. Clearly, marriage is useless. Of course, evidence suggests that marriage actually does have a stabilizing effect on people. And gay people, it turns out, are people, too.

As Amanda points out, this isn’t really safe for work. Imagine how unsafe it’d be in the White House, though.

The confluence of forces that make San Francisco great: I don’t care what people say about the crazy homeless people in SF. They all hate these bigots [protesting against newly-married couples] and started picking fights with all of them because they had nothing better to do and nothing to lose if they got arrested for…

Disco. vocalist Rob Crowther wonders What Part of “shall not be construed to promote any religious doctrine” do his opponents not understand? Writing about SB 733, a creationist bill winging its way to Governor Bobby “The Exorcist II” Jindal, Crowther points out that: Section 1D of the bill clearly states that it “shall not be…

Refuge

Yesterday at 5:01 PM, California became the second state in which every person can get married, without regard to sexuality. Other states grant the rights and privileges of marriage under a different name, but only California and Massachusetts take the final step to equality by using the same name for everyone. As a result of…

Give to the Red Cross

The Washington Post reports that the Red Cross has fallen on hard times: The American Red Cross said yesterday that it has depleted its national disaster relief fund and is taking out loans to pay for shelters, food and other relief services across seven Midwestern states battered by floods. The Bush economy and high gas…

In a press release from the Louisiana Coalition for Science, Governor Bobby Jindal’s college genetics professor asks him not to “hold back the next generation of Louisiana’s doctors.” The press release introduces an open letter from the group calling for Jindal to veto SB 733, a bill which opens the door to creationism in the…

Deeper thought

After 8 years of having an Alfred E. Neuman impersonator in the White House, is John McCain really considering this man to be his vice presidential nominee? Governor Bobby Jindal is not just an Alfred E. Neuman impersonator, though. He is a graduate of Brown University, where he majored in biology. He was accepted to…

Deep thought

If a Dolly Parton impersonator had a child with an Elvis impersonator, who would the child impersonate?