Friday, July 15, 2011

"SAN FRANCISCO -- The federal government asked the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday to reconsider its order last week demanding an immediate halt to the enforcement of the ban on openly gay troops in the military."

After Obama;s Justice Dept. made the wise decision not to appeal the court decision invalidating DOMA, it is difficult understand why the administration chose to try to protect the foolish and harmful Don't Ask, Don't Tell policy.

Question of the Month

Will the Debt-Ceiling Fairy save us from Eric Cantor and the other Republicans?

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Yao Ming Expected to Retire

The 7 foot 6 center from China has been plagued by injuries the last couple of years. A good guy, he will be missed. As noted on NPR, he had a fine sense of humor:
Asked what was his favorite American song, he replied "The Star Spangled Banner. I listen to it 82 times each year."

Monday, July 11, 2011

World Cup - Exciting, stunning come-from-behind victory over Brazil by U.S. Women's team. Shades of Miracle at Lake Placid.