San Francisco mayor Gavin Newsom doesn’t like it–his flip comments about gay marriage are coming back to haunt him in an ad supporting Proposition 8. But Newsom was the one who made this an issue.
As folks go crazy over the economy, let us follow our Jewish friends, as they celebrate the birthday of the world, and hear the sound of the shofar, announcing God’s judgment.
Congress shows it won’t bow to the threats and extortion of Wall Street. Houston area congressmen seem united in their opposition, regardless of party: Culberson, Lampson, Paul, Jackson-Lee, Green, etc. In the meantime, how come everyone is blaming this on banks giving mortgages to people who are struggling? Let’s talk about “derivatives,” “complex financial instruments,”…
It’s Goose Day today in Central Pennsylvania–where the medieval custom of eating goose on the feast of St. Michael and All Angels is alive and well.
Roger Ebert answers questions on Creationism. And then he discusses reactions to that article.