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June 12th, 2016 - 3:47 am § in Misc.

June Marriages: Marry a Neanderthal

New evidence suggests Neanderthals organized their living spaces Scientists have found that Neanderthals organized their living spaces in ways that would be familiar to modern humans, a discovery that once again shows similarities between these two close cousins.[...]

September 30th, 2015 - 9:04 am § in Misc.

Did Pope Francis Meet With Kim Davis?????

NPR: Kim Davis And Pope Francis Had A Private Meeting In D.C. SEPTEMBER 30, 2015 BILL CHAPPELL Pope Francis reportedly met with Kentucky county clerk Kim Davis at the Vatican Embassy in Washington last week. He’s seen here leaving the embassy building on Thursday.[...]

May 29th, 2015 - 9:25 pm § in Politics

A picture worth 1,000 words

This graph (click to enlarge) from Gallup polling data shows support for same-sex marriage then (1996) and now (2015) among various demographic groups. (Source: National Journal)[...]

April 28th, 2015 - 9:48 am § in Religion

Huckabee: States can ignore a Supreme Court ruling in favor of marriage equality

What he actually said: “Getting a decision from the court, it’s not tantamount to saying ‘well that settles it. It’s the law of the land.’ And when I hear people say that I just cringe and I’m thinking ‘How many people pass 9th grade civics?’ This is n[...]

February 9th, 2015 - 9:01 pm § in Misc.

Clarence Thomas has hissy fit over Alabama gay marriage order

Clarence Thomas wants SCOTUS to let states keep banning same-sex marriage the court decides the issue. The court isn’t going along with that, and today refused such a request from Alabama, the latest of such orders against states that have tried to ban gay marriages. It was too much for poor C[...]

January 1st, 2014 - 5:21 pm § in Misc.

Looking back on Obamacare, Pot. Gay Marriage ….

How come we still have the Tea Party? ArtFart over at HorsesAss posted a great end of year comment: “The wife and I spent New Year’s eve sipping some good wine and watching Ken Burns’ “Prohibition”.  In the last installment (entitled “A Nation of Hypocrites”) it depicted the lead[...]

November 5th, 2013 - 9:01 am § in Hypocrisy, Politics, Religion

While we fight over gay marriage, in Israel the issue is different,

Israel – Minimum Marriage Age Upped To 18, Haredim Speak Out Against Bill Yesterday  06:23 PM Israel – The legal marriage age was officially increased from 17 to 18 Monday night. A bill to that effect, proposed by coalition chairman Yariv… Read More »[...]

July 1st, 2013 - 4:24 am § in Uncategorized

Wonderful Art

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October 27th, 2012 - 11:04 am § in Uncategorized

DEAR WOOKIE: Why I will reluctanly vote for gay marriage.

This is a letter to a straight friend who wants me to vote for Referendum 74 .. the gay marriage law.     Dear Wookie. I intend to vote for Referendum 74 but I will do so with great reluctance. “Marriage” has a very deeply felt meaning to millions of people. The term is bound [[...]

March 20th, 2012 - 10:16 am § in America, Hypocrisy

Gay Marriage

“The state does not ‘own’ the institution of marriage. Nor does the church. The honourable estate of matrimony precedes both the state and the church, and neither of these institutions have the right to redefine it in such a fundamental way. If marriage is redefined, those who believe in t[...]