Monthly Archives: February 2013

Now, On to the House.

This one’s short, but sweet. Illinois House committee advances gay marriage bill SPRINGFIELD — A bill legalizing gay marriage cleared a Democratic-led committee late Tuesday and now moves to the full House, where the issue is expected to meet its … Continue reading

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The Good, the Bad, the Ugly.

Last Sunday we went out to eat at Mother’s Bistro in downtown Portland.  If you ever happen to find yourself there, get the salmon hash.  They serve sockeye salmon with diced potatoes and leeks with two side eggs and some … Continue reading

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Being Gay in Afghanistan

A common argument to hear among Christian conservatives is that homosexuality is not an inherent trait.  That is to say, you’re not “born that way”; instead, it’s a choice.  It’s a conscious decision to engage in a certain “lifestyle”.  Or … Continue reading

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Oklahoma Exporting Stupid at Record Rate.

Oh, Oklahoma.  The only way I will visit you is if I either get hopelessly lost or if my plane has to make an emergency landing.  Nothing about you makes me – as an advocate of science and rational thought … Continue reading

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Living in the Now.

Sometimes I’m in the right frame of mind for little bits of wisdom from the Zen masters. Other times, not so much.

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Curses! Foiled Again by BIG GAY!!

A little over a week ago the news broke that Tim Tebow, part time professional football player and full time God fearing Christian agreed to speak at the First Baptist Church Dallas, run by Pastor Robert Jeffress.  His hope, in … Continue reading

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Did Modernity Just Whiff Past You?

If you were living in an ideal Islamic society and you happened to see two young men kissing in front of the student center of your local university, what would be the acceptable response? A) Ignore their PDA like you … Continue reading

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