Some Texans are bonkers

And their Governor is a fool. Apparently there’s something about the office itself which makes its occupants even more stupid than they started out to be. That’s harsh, Link! Well, sorry, but it’s true. See, there’s this US military training operation called Jade Helm (.pdf) being planned by the US Army. Its purpose is to …

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Oklahoma should be embarrassed

It has several times voted for Senator James Inhofe, most recently seen flipping a snowball to an aide to prove that climate change was a myth. No, I’m not kidding. Watch: From The Huffington Post: Inhofe doesn’t misunderstand the science; rather, he doesn’t need science as his guide, because God has already assured him there …

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And it restarts

On Thursday the Supreme Court told Massachusetts that its 35-foot buffer zone around clinics which provide abortions was too big. On Saturday the protesters who used to have to remain behind that line moved closer. Activists chanted, prayed, and sang during a nonviolent six-hour protest that occasionally erupted into vitriol and shouting. “Please don’t kill …

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Bigotry or beaureaucracy?

Those kids may be yours biologically, gentlemen, but who cares? You’re gay, and Texas doesn’t approve of gay marriages, so you can’t adopt them. Charming. More than that, unnerving. At the moment the only name on the twins’ birth certificates is the surrogate mother’s. “Without [co-adoption], if something happened to either me or Joe we …

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