Congressmen Pocan and Ellison Introduce “Right to Vote” Constitutional Amendment
This is an exciting development. The only way to secure voting rights from political attack is a Constitutional Amendment. That such an amendment is necessary, however, is a sad comment on the state of affairs in America today when political warfare rather than loyal governance [...]
Minnesota! Gay couples will be permitted to wed in Minnesota starting in August, making it the 12th state to permit same-sex marriage and the first in the Midwest to take such a step outside of a court ruling.
The State Senate, controlled by Democrats, voted 37 to 30 on Monday to allow same-sex marriages, after [...]
Markets erode moral values
The Skills Most Entrepreneurs Lack – Bill J. Bonnstetter – Harvard Business Review
When Capitalism Consumed the Internet
Jaron Lanier: The Internet destroyed the middle class – Salon.com
Horton’s Who: The Unborn? – ABC News
Yertle the Turtle (ebook) – YouTube
This has been making the rounds on Facebook, and it’s worth sharing.
Watch as New Zealand Minister of Parliament Maurice Williamson sums up his views on a gay marriage bill in absolutely hilarious fashion.
If you haven’t read Joshua Kurlantzick’s editorial highlighting the China Model, it is well worth a look: Why the ‘China Model’ Isn’t Going Away – Joshua Kurlantzick – The Atlantic
Admittedly, I have not read his book from which the editorial is derived. Having said that, I point to the following passage:
“Many Southeast Asian [...]
I distinctly remember any number of brouhahas over the salaries commanded by a very will respected and very successful Bo Black during her years running Summerfest…but while her successor, Don Smiley, who has allowed attendance to drop although overseeing major improvements in the festival grounds, has been paid three times Ms. Black’s salary, not so [...]
Country star Willie Nelson sums it up best. “I’ve known straight and gay people all my life. I can’t tell the difference. People are people where I came from.”
When I think about the debate over same-sex marriage, I’m reminded of this line from the Declaration of Independence: “We hold these truths to be self-evident, [...]
This is worth watching.
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While I certainly applaud Brendon Ayanbadejo for his support for equality and tolerance, it certainly seems like the NFL has a long way [...]
After negotiating with four current county supervisors, State Representative Joe Sanfelippo has decided to hold his legislation for a referendum to destroy Milwaukee County government for a while…well sort of:
State Rep. Joe Sanfelippo (R-West Allis) said in an interview he’ll still introduce a bill in about a week that will call for a later [...]