Wednesday, April 08, 2009


If you don't click any of the other links, please check out the one about the Muslims still being under siege in our "free" country. Obama says that we aren't at war with Muslims, but it looks like certain segments of the DOJ are.

From Truthdig:

U.S. Muslims Still Under Siege

It turns out that people can still be arrested and deported based on the same charges they’ve been acquitted of in court. The U.S. Constitution protects people from “double jeopardy,” being charged twice with the same offense. But in the murky world of immigrant detention, double jeopardy is perfectly legal.

Obama Shows the Troops Some Love

The president on Tuesday made a surprise visit to Baghdad, where he expressed his gratitude to a raucous group of troops: “We have not forgotten what you have already done, we are grateful for what you will do, and as long as I am in the White House, you are going to get the support that you need and the thanks that you deserve from a grateful nation.”

Same-Sex Marriage Legalized in Vermont

gay marriage advocates

Vermont has followed Iowa’s lead, becoming the fourth state to make same-sex marriage legal. On Tuesday, the Vermont Legislature overturned Gov. Jim Douglas’ veto with one more vote than was needed to make it official.

Jon Stewart shares his amazement that “the aortic valve of the heartland of America” is more gay-friendly than California.


SheaNC said...

“the aortic valve of the heartland of America” is more gay-friendly than California. - Yeah, since moving to CA I've discovered it is chock-full-o-wingnuts!

Grandpa Eddie said...

Shea - California, from the land of fruits and nuts to the land of hateful rightwingnuts.