How can I possibly get my dander up about the election of a Homeland Security Democrat on a day when Patriot Act procedures turned out to have been used by the government in an illegal web of lies to spy on journalists?
Yeah, yeah, I know. You don’t care about that. You’d rather talk about […]
Last week, I pointed out that according to the CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics, the divorce rate in Massachusetts has dropped since the legalization of same-sex marriage in the spring of 2004:
Since then, I’ve found that preliminary divorce data and population data for 2008 have now been released state by state. They […]
One of the arguments often articulated against same-sex marriage is that it will somehow ruin everybody else’s marriages. Discriminating against gay and lesbian people is called the “Defense of Marriage,” a “Stand for Marriage,” the fight to “Protect Marriage.” The idea is that somehow or other, gay and lesbian people getting married will just wreck […]
To commemorate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Darwin, Harvard University has prepared a full set of celebratory events during the next week including lectures, scientific expositions, parties, and a complete reading of The Origin of Species at multiple locations around campus. If you just happen to be in or around Cambridge, Massachusetts, […]
God damn America – that’s what John Winthrop warned about, and Sarah Palin seems to embrace that warning. So, how can Sarah Palin blast Jeremiah Wright for the same thing? […]
When Sarah Palin uses the phrase from John Winthrop’s sermon, referring to the entire United States of America as a “city on a hill”, she is sending a signal that, as President, she would be right in line with the most extremist, violent theocratic elements of American political history – a history that includes shameless genocide in the name of God. […]