Marriage to Me

From the equality of rights springs identity of our highest interests; you cannot subvert your neighbor’s rights without striking a dangerous blow at your own.Carl SchurzProp 8 passed in California on the same day that Obama was named our first African American president.  While one ceiling broke, another was put back in place for same-sex…

And It Begins…

Polls in two states closed 30 minutes ago with many more state elections ending soon.   The early numbers are starting to trickle in with the fine print of “0% of precincts reporting”.  I am excited but a bit scared.  The last two elections were tight, and this one has the potential of being the…

If You Do Just One Thing Today,

I would lie if I told you I don’t care who you vote for because I hope you vote for the candidate I support, but I do care that you just vote.  As a resident of the West Coast, I know it may seem pointless in the presidential elections as it will likely be decided…

Hilarious!

Sarah Palin was prank called by a couple of Canadian DJs who pretend to be French President Nicolas Sarkozy.  There are a couple of points during the interview where it becomes clear that they are pranking her, and she just continues along.  I haven’t had the chance to listen to all of it, but the parts…

Petition

There is an Act going to the Senate to allow doctors, not insurance companies, the ability to decide the length of a hospital stay post-mastectomy surgery. There has been a trend by insurance companies to push this surgery to be outpatient. This act will put the decision for the hospital stay in the hands of…

Enough Already!

On the way into work yesterday, I was listening to NPR.  NPR is usually pretty good about reporting an unbiased look at politics and other issues.  Even if they feature one position on a story, they end the piece by mentioning when the second one will be on – or that they are awaiting a…

Vice Presidential : Watching and Blogging

I vowed I would not watch it, but it lured me.  I blame my brother…. My stream of conscious notes…. Yes, Palin is a mother.  Got it.  Can I just point out? Not all of the moms are soccer moms. What does it mean when Palin says “I’m from main street”?   Palin had a…