Cj the cynic's Blog (7)

Vermont legislature overrides veto to legalize gay marriage

Vermont Legislature Makes Same-Sex Marriage Legal



MONTPELIER, Vt. — The Vermont Legislature on Tuesday overrode Gov. Jim Douglas’s veto of a bill allowing gay couples to marry, mustering one more vote than needed to preserve the measure.



The step makes Vermont the first state to allow same-sex marriage through legislative action instead of a court ruling. The law goes into effect… Continue

Added by cj the cynic on April 7, 2009 at 2:55pm — 1 Comment

Iowa legalizes gay marriage!

Iowa Supreme Court legalizes gay marriage



DES MOINES, Iowa – Iowa's Supreme Court legalized gay marriage Friday in a unanimous and emphatic decision that makes Iowa the third state — and first in the nation's heartland — to allow same-sex couples to wed.



Iowa joins only Massachusetts and Connecticut in permitting same-sex marriage. For six months last year, California's… Continue

Added by cj the cynic on April 3, 2009 at 6:14pm — 7 Comments

The Times of Harvey Milk

The Times of Harvey Milk is one of my favorite documentaries. It details the life of Harvey Milk, the first openly gay man to be elected to a major US office. Milk was a gay rights activist, a populist politician, and a great person. Even learning about him today, I can tell that he was a kind, generous man with a passion for inspiring his fellow humans. He called himself the "Mayor of Castro Street", and he was without a doubt the first person to give a voice to the many oppressed gays… Continue

Added by cj the cynic on April 2, 2009 at 7:41pm — 2 Comments

Inspiration, courtesy of jesus


Added by cj the cynic on March 12, 2009 at 1:31pm — 2 Comments

Complete Insanity (not related to religion)

Bipolar is horrid and annoying...I feel like I'm going 500 miles per hour...can't put together a decent sentence...jittery...mad as hell for no fucking reason at all...furious....insanity...can't focus, can't sit still....I am so very very restless....so restless....I like cats....racing thoughts....don't listen to me I am incoherent....sorry about that....the moral of the story is do not get bipolar disorder....complete insanity....

Added by cj the cynic on March 3, 2009 at 6:57pm — 5 Comments

Miracles or Anti-miracles?

Why do religious people (or any people) consider good conclusions to bad situations to be miracles? Going about daily life on an average scale free of tragedy is not a rare, precious thing. It is the default. The real "miracle", or "anti-miracle", is that such a tragic and terrible thing happened in the first place. The odds are against planes crashing, being held at gunpoint, or being attacked by a shark. Just because one of these life-threatening situations ends in survival does not make it a… Continue

Added by cj the cynic on February 28, 2009 at 5:48pm — 1 Comment

Pat Condell on Freedom from Islam

Pat Condell discusses freedom, sharia law, and liberal… Continue

Added by cj the cynic on February 21, 2009 at 7:32pm — 1 Comment

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