Monthly Archives: October 2008

Happy Hallowe’en

“Raggedy Emmalee Anne” [bonus marks for whoever can guess the soundtrack!]

No religious Test shall ever be required as a Qualification to any Office or public Trust under the United States

Despite what you may hear on “The Situation Room” and the perils of associating with (*gasp!*) godless Americans: (of course, the worst comment in the clip comes from Bill Bennett, who is hardly the bastion of morality) Newsflash: there’s more of us out there than you’d think, and our votes count as much as people […]

"certain inalienable rights"

This Tuesday, Californians will vote on Proposition 8, an amendment that if passed, will change the state’s constitution to no longer allow same-sex couples to marry. The wiki entry on Prop 8 offers a pretty in-depth glance of the history of marriage initiatives in California, including the various ups and downs of the status of […]

What she said:

And Alaska—we’re set up, unlike other states in the union, where it’s collectively Alaskans own the resources. So we share in the wealth when the development of these resources occurs. … It’s to maximize benefits for Alaskans, not an individual company, not some multinational somewhere, but for Alaskans. — Sarah PalinSeptember 22, 2008 Hypocrite much?

2 perfect McCain spokeswomen:

Sarah Palin and Elizabeth Hasselbeck. Oh please, let them keep talking. [even I’m getting tired of the political posts, y’all. One more week, then my blood pressure should lower.]

Mind over chatter

For your Rachel Maddow fix, her show’s podcast is now on iTunes! This is a good thing, ‘specially since I only get CNN up here. Granted, it’s only the first 10 minutes of each show, but thankfully I have enough YouTube contacts to give me the rest. Check her out.

Write to Marry

(stay tuned for a post later this week)