Archive for September 20th, 2007

Where Does the Heart Lead?

From the San Diego Tribune: Mayor Jerry Sanders reversed his position on gay marriage Wednesday, supporting it in emotional remarks punctuated by pauses, shaking sips of water and his wife’s hand resting one time reassuringly on his back. Sanders’ wife, Rana Sampson, stood next to him as he acknowledged publicly for the first time that […]

MoveOn.Org Ad Condemned by US Senate

The U.S. Senate voted today on a resolution condemning the “General Betray-Us” ad; it passed 72-25, with 22 Democrats voting for it, to their credit. Both of South Dakota’s senators, Johnson and Thune, voted for the resolution, condemning the pathetic ad. Here’s the text of the resolution: To express the sense of the Senate […]

Second Star Wars TV Series in the Works

If you grew up with Star Wars as I did, and if the magic hasn’t diminished in the intervening 30 years, then you probably know that creator George Lucas has been working for some time on a TV series which takes place between Episode II and Episode III. Of course, it will be about the […]

James Dobson Not Supporting Thompson

It seems Dr. James Dobson, founder of Focus on the Family, won’t be supporting Fred Thompson’s bid for the presidency. From OneNewsNow: In a private e-mail obtained Wednesday by The Associated Press, Dobson accuses the former Tennessee senator and actor of being weak on the campaign trail and wrong on issues dear to social conservatives. […]

Man Puts Rattlesnake in Mouth, Gets Bitten

From PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Snake collector Matt Wilkinson of Portland grabbed a 20-inch rattler from the highway near Maupin, and three weeks later, to impress his ex-girlfriend, he stuck the serpent in his mouth. He was soon near death with a swollen tongue that blocked his throat. Trauma doctors at the Oregon Health […]