Guns? No. Radical Islam? No. LGBTQ Rights? No. Insanity? Close…

UPDATED: 7:49pm   I didn’t want to go there, but I sure had a sneaking suspicion, and I’ve just been proven right. According to Gawker Magazine, the shooter was a regular at Pulse. This was no random attack. It was cold blooded, premeditated murder. Daesh had nothing to do with it.   Orlando Shooter Was Read More …

Connecting the Dots…

UPDATE (10/26/12): It appears the news is heating up. Thanks to the Daily Kos, we may well be looking at the real smoking gun in this campaign. Whether it’s enough to take away Romney’s momentum and make even the staunchest racist Republican vote elsewhere remains to be seen. After all, there are those in the Republican Read More …

Do you know ALEC? If not, you should. And you should be afraid.

You know that term “States’ Rights” being bandied about by the Tea Party and Romney himself? The theory that legislation is best handled by each state has been around since the founding of the US. It has been used as a tool for restricting racial and civil rights. Until recently, it was still possible to Read More …

You need to watch this, and you need to spread the word…

From a friend, who found it for me… Keith Olbermann’s special comment on Proposition 8: And here’s the link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ChanTFSmqao It’s long but you should watch the whole thing. All I could think of was “Amen, brother.” I couldn’t have said it better. [eta] Here’s the link to the text of his commentary: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/27650743/.

Rebuilding the past (2008 edition)…

The content for this post comes from a different journal, and takes the form of an archive. I’m cutting the display for the sake of your feed, but there’s a BUNCH of stuff here, below the cut. I’ll be revising this post, representing all of my thoughts on 2008, and adding to it and to Read More …