Monthly Archives: June 2011

Editorial: Time for Repeal

The Milwaukee Journal/Sentinel ran an editorial yesterday calling for repeal of Wisconsin’s anti-marriage amendment. I think, realistically, that the 2016 election cycle is the first in which that might be possible, and more likely, the anti-marriage amendment won’t get to … Continue reading

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What’s black and blue?

I twisted my left foot under the scooter at the railroad on Monday.  Nothing broken, nothing serious wrong, just sprung. Things like this are the reason I wear boots instead of shoes — if I’d been wearing a shoe I’d … Continue reading

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Tick, tick, tick, tick …

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New York, New York

When Governor Cuomo signs New York’s marriage equality bill into law, 37% of all Americans will live in states with marriage equality or marriage-equivalent civil unions or domestic partnerships, and over 40% of all Americans will live in states that … Continue reading

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Raccoon Wars

The raccoon war continued last night.  Both sides escalated. I bought a squirt gun and a half gallon of ammonia, loaded the squirt gun and set it in easy reach on the grill.  No more buckets of water.  Raccoons, according … Continue reading

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“I believe you are equal …”

I’ve been watching the media tussle over President Obama’s 1996 responses to newspaper and interest group questionnaires regarding same-sex marriage, as well as White House signalling that the President might be ready to make a statement in favor of marriage … Continue reading

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Appling v. Doyle

I got an e-note from Fair Wisconsin this evening telling me that the Dane County Circuit Court’s decision in the Appling v. Doyle litigation was favorable. The court declared Wisconsin’s Domestic Partnership law constitutional, as expected. Dane County Circuit Judge … Continue reading

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Raccoon Wars

Michael’s and my war against the fat-assed raccoon continues unabated. I tried blasting near him (not at him) with the shotgun, and he didn’t even blink an eye. So Michael got busy in the internet, and now we are lacing … Continue reading

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Progress, not Perfection

Alliant Energy called last week to tell me that the power would be out for about an hour while they hooked the houses along Berry Road up to the “new power line” at Lyndon Road, about 3/4 of a mile … Continue reading

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Little House on the Prairie

Our broadband went out this morning about 10 am. I checked the router and the DSL connection was fine. The problem, apparently, was that the host server at Frontier Communications was down. I called Frontier to put in a trouble … Continue reading

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