|Lt. Dan Choi
Please, won’t someone drop by and knock my cat out? I love the stupid thing too much to do it, but my ears are about to burst if she doesn’t shut up soon.
The World’s 13 Most Stunning Bridges. Not if it doesn’t include the Golden Gate, I say.
Lt. Dan Choi [pictured], outspoken gay soldier against “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”, discharged from the Army National Guard. Whilst this is as unjust and sad as any other homosexual soldier being kicked out under DADT, it really was plain stupid of him to actually out himself on national television. What chances could he possibly have left then, when he so very publicly “told”?
(via Dispatches from the Culture Wars)
Finally, a sure-fire way to get conservatives to accept manmade climate change: Increasingly failed crop yields throughout Mexico may force millions of Mexicans to migrate into the US.
Sarah Palin candidly (or unwittingly) admits that she quit from Governor of Alaska mostly because of that darned media and its habit of poking around and uncovering her falsehoods.
Moving story by PersonalFailure about the hypocrisy of pro-lifers (and why I never call them by such a misleading title – they are anti-abortionists and absolutely nothing more).
Reckless Stupidity of the Day: Federal biologists release thousands of endangered baby sea turtles into western Gulf of Mexico in hopes that BP will have cleaned up oil spill by the time the turtles reach the now-affected areas.
(via The Daily Grail)
Tennessee Republican gubernatorial candidate Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey, joining in with an intolerant crowd complaining about plans to build a local mosque: “Not sure” if Freedom of Religion also applies to Islam and Muslims as theirs is less a faith and more a “cult”.
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