Unwanted Pregnancy? Try Tear Gas

Go over to The Nation and read what Michelle Goldberg has to say about tear gas. Her weblog entry is titled, Tear Gas Is an Abortifacient. Why Won’t the Anti-Abortion Movement Oppose It?

FergusonGood question. I expect the Hobby Lobbys all over the country to lock the doors behind them and race on over to Ferguson, to stand in solidarity for the religious rights of the people who are being exposed to a substance that is known to cause miscarriages and to attack the peace officers who are wielding tear gas canisters like well-shaken cans of soda pop.

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The Satanic Temple Shops At Hobby Lobby

Oh Dear, this is being reported from the Bureau of Unintended Consequences with a letter being sent to the Supreme Court thanking them for their short-sighted, politically biased, stupidity.

TEMPLE-OF-SATAN-unfinished-statue-of-Baphomet-May-9-2014But before going to the Satanic Temple’s excellent position, I thought I would toss out an idea I have been thinking about lately. When I was a child I loved to get up early on Sunday morning when the house was still cold from the winter night and crawl under a blanket on the couch to watch the one (and only one) NFL game of the week on the television. Yes, in California the football game came on at 10 AM and was over in time for lunch (and then all healthy kids would run out into the street and pretend they were Otto Graham or Norm Van Brocklin). Now I can get football on the television almost any time I want and as a result, I rarely watch football anymore.

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Arming the Corporations

We the PeopleDon’t you think there is entirely too much discussion in the followup of the Supreme Court’s obscene debacle concerning Hobby Lobby? Me too but it does suggest that there is a lot of meat in what SCOTUS shyly refers to as a limited ruling. The thing that has me shaking my head, however, isn’t the crassness or stupidity of the court or the hypocrisy of Hobby Lobby, but rather the regular folks that are defending and supporting this expansion of corporate power as if it was going to make their lives better. It isn’t. But just like everything Obama does being reviled, no matter how good for the country it might be, so too do the duped Americans who must support anything their distant masters tell them to. So don’t look behind the curtain and one day you’ll wake up and wonder where your Democracy has gone.

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