Monthly Archives: July 2011

In the can …

Michael and I voted today by absentee ballot, Michael because he might have to go to Texas on short notice before the election on August 9, and I because I was along for the ride and decided to get it … Continue reading

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Bar Exam

John is taking the Texas Bar Exam for the next three days. Good luck to him and all the other University of Texas grads in white suits and sunflowers. Me, I’m going to goof off at the railroad most of … Continue reading

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Why I love NASCAR …

Boogity, boogity, boogity, lets go Racin’.

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This is what …

… marriage equality looks like. … marriage inequality looks like.

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Julaine’s Beautiful Launderette

Update August 2, 2011: I think we just found out who Wisconsin Family Action has been whoring for — Americans for Prosperity, a Koch Brothers right-wing political group. It turns out that Americans for Prosperity has been sending absentee applications … Continue reading

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Don’t let the door …

President Obama, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta, and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Admiral Michael Mullen, formally issued their certification to the Armed Services committees of both houses of Congress, signifying that the military is ready for the … Continue reading

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Condolences …

… to the Minnesota Tea Party Patriots and like-minded Republicans. Twenty thousand government workers returned to the job today, ending the government shut down. Small government was glorious while it lasted, though, huh?

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The legs right out from under …

Edification: The Transdisciplinary Journal of Christian Psychology, published by the American Association of Christian Counselors, recently published “Characteristics of Mixed Orientation Couples: An Empirical Study“, a study that is likely to sink the “Ex-Gay” ship, assuming that Christian counselors who … Continue reading

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The heat wave …

… is over. The dire warnings are off the weather forecast and we will enjoy a relatively comfortable 88 degrees today. Yesterday wasn’t too bad, although the heat index was up over 105. I spent several hours at the railroad, … Continue reading

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I should have known better …

I was idly reading the Letters to the Editor in yesterday’s Events when I ran across a comment from “Reverend Al”, repeating the gist of Julaine Appling’s ugly attack ad. I posted a short comment directing folks to Tim Damo’s … Continue reading

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