Monthly Archives: August 2010

Understanding …

Ken Mehlman, along with Karl Rove the architect of the Republican “faggot, faggot” strategy during the 2004 and 2006 elections, came out of the closet this week, and announced that he’s going to raise funds in support of same-sex marriage. … Continue reading

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Sense of Place

I was at the “Taste of Portage” last night and got talking with Matt and Dawn. I’ve been working with Matt on a project for a few months, but we hadn’t had much chance to get to know one another, … Continue reading

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What Would Jesus Carry?

I am thinking about voting in the Republican primary on September 14. No hot primaries exist on the Democratic side, and Sauk County has an important Sheriff’s race, and the winner of the Republican primary — either Chip Meister or … Continue reading

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Winkin’, Blinkin’ and …

Debbie and I went to a political forum tonight, a question and answer between the Republican candidates running for the Assembly in our district. Debbie works closely with Dells Mayor Eric Helland — she’s on the city council and active … Continue reading

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Peter at work …

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Support for Marriage Equality

Over the weekend, the New York Times published a chart showing the changes in acceptance of marriage equality in the states. The Times has another view of the chart, showing the progress we’ve made toward gaining support for marriage equality … Continue reading

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Pride

Michael and I made the trip to Madison today to march in the Pride parade. We decided, in light of the retread lawsuit filed by Wisconsin Family Action, that the more marchers, the better. I would guess that several thousand … Continue reading

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Huh?

“I think the president’s problem is that he was born a Muslim, his father was a Muslim. The seed of Islam is passed through the father like the seed of Judaism is passed through the mother. He was born a … Continue reading

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Crunch

We had a ten minute storm blow through late this afternoon, but it blew through with a roar — sixty mile per hour winds, about an inch and a half of rain in no time at all, warnings about getting … Continue reading

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Here we go again …

Julaine & Company — Julaine Appling, President of Wisconsin Family Action, and Jo Egelhoff, Jaren Miller, Richard Kessenich and Lee Webster, all members of the Board of Directors of Wisconsin Family Action — filed a lawsuit in Dane County Circuit … Continue reading

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