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Arguments in favor of Oregon’s anti-gay marriage iniative 36 include such wonderful tidbits as: “Oh, by the way, although Jesus never said a single word condemning homosexuality, if heterosexuals can’t get married, homosexuals shouldn’t be allowed to marry either—well, unless they’re too weak-willed to abstain. Sissies!” (from Daily Dish)

Stop-loss orders as a backdoor draft?

Sure sounds like it… Christopher K Davis posted a very interesting discussion of this on rec.arts.sf.fandom. At the last debate, I would have liked to hear a much stronger opposition to a possible draft from Kerry. Of course, Bush’s statement that (paraphrasing) “there will be no draft as long as I’m President” is worth no… Continue reading Stop-loss orders as a backdoor draft?

Bush vs. Clinton, on the record…

You’ve probably seen the “Life then, life now” nostalgia lists. Now there’s a “Clinton’s record, Bush’s record” list on John Aravosis’s blog. Some of it may be a little oversimplified, but if something ever really DESERVED to turn into a mass-forwarded email, this is it, and it’s effing awesome.