In the face of a mantra of “only get worse“, “only get worse,” “only get worse,” “only get worse,” I offer this instance of bad matters getting better. The U.S. Census Bureau has just released information on the gap in median pay between men and women working full-time year-round in the United States:
Oh my. Dear me.
Yet another high-profile, pushy Christian fundamentalist preacher against equal rights for gay and lesbian people has been accused of abusing his position of authority to obtain gay sex.
Mercy. Gracious. I am so shocked. Who could have expected such a thing? Not me. That is for sure. What a surprise.
As part of its effort to “stay fresh,” t-shirt portal CafePress is holding a Cheech and Chong design contest. There are only a few restrictions:
No references to drug use. No references to sexuality. No naughty language. No use of trademarked phrases. You can’t refer to any of the lyrics of any of their songs, [...]
Take the 200 million tax dollars spent on ineffective abstinence-only education, and reinvest it in comprehensive sex education programs that will encourage teenagers to use birth control when they do have sex, and our economy will benefit significantly from reduced levels of teenage pregnancy and parenthood. [...]
It would be foolish for Congress to pass legislation authorizing expanded drilling before the bribery and other crimes are fully investigated… Foolish, or simply corrupt. [...]
Sarah Palin is a bad vice presidential candidate because she is inexperienced, poorly educated, inconsistent, unethical, disrespectful of the Constitution, politically extremist and mentally unstable. We don’t need a Palin sex scandal to conclude that Sarah Palin should never be given a job in the White House. [...]
Blocking access for sexually active teenagers to contraceptives is part of the Republican Party platform. If the Republicans are allowed to keep control of the White House, there are going to be a lot more teenage mothers like Bristol Palin. [...]
Now, I need to say right from the top that I am not a person who hoo-hoos sheep. But a question of moral values related to that just popped into my head:
Why is it perfectly OK in our society to dismember and eat a sheep,
It is a big time sin, punishable crime, [...]