Archive for April, 2006

What Do You Say to a Witness?

Thursday, April 27th, 2006

In case some of you were wondering why I sometimes go several weeks between posts, it usually is related to whether I’m taking BART to work. I do my best writing when I’m sitting on the train and already seething about the prospect of having to go to work. Needless to say, I took BART […]

Another Marriage Petition

Thursday, April 27th, 2006

The latest from the brain trust at the Fundie Research Council is a “marriage petition”: Fifty religious leaders have signed a joint letter calling upon Congress to pass the Marriage Protection Amendment. First of all, what gives these religious pinheads the right to dictate secular law? Second, in what way does marriage need “protection”? Third, […]

Indecent, but not Obscene

Wednesday, April 26th, 2006

The Family Research Council sent me another email. (BTW, just what sort of “research” do these nitwits need to do on the family? “Prove” that gay marriage will bring God’s wrath down upon us in 1000 Katrinas? Instead, why don’t they research why half of all heterosexual Christian marriages end in divorce?) Their message is […]

FRC Isn’t Straightforward

Tuesday, April 25th, 2006

The latest idiot remark from Tony Perkins at the Fundie Research Council comes from his recent radio commentary: A judge in the Sunshine State may have given residents a ray of hope on free speech. After months of giving pro-lifers the silent treatment, District Judge Donald Middlebrooks ruled that the soundproof zone around Florida abortion […]