Greg Abbott: Banning Gay Marriage Reduces Out-Of-Wedlock Births

Greg Abbott, you’re an idiot! In a brief filed with the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, Attorney General Greg Abbott claims that the State of Texas’ ban on same-sex marriage reduces out-of-wedlock births, and legalizing same-sex marriage would make different-sex couples less interested in marrying and having children. Texas’s same-sex marriage laws “are rationally related to the…

A Tale of Two Wheelchairs

OK, time for me to climb up on my political soapbox… It’s no secret… I can’t stand Greg Abbott. For those of you unfamiliar with Texas politics, he’s the current attorney general and the Republican candidate for governor. Our opinions differ on almost every issue: gun rights, abortion, equal pay, taxes, same-sex marriage, education, the environment, deregulation…

His mom must be so proud!

  First thought: WTF is wrong with this guy? Who in their right mind would wear a shirt like that? Second thought: Oh wait, I live in a state where someone can actually walk around in that shirt and have people say, “Hey dude, great shirt! Where’d you get it?” Third thought: I really need to…

Only humans should live in cages…

Saw this a few minutes ago… I will never understand the inherent cruelty in so many human beings… From The Jane Goodall Institute South Africa This is Jessica’s hand. She was kept in the circus for 25 years in a small cage with her breeding partner Charles. Circus’s do not treat their animals well and this…

Patent no. CA2741523A1, Ebola and the CDC…

So… why does the CDC own a patent on the “EboBun” strain of Ebola?  Why would a governmental agency claim exclusive ownership over the “invention” of a disease? Money, of course. Why were doctors infected with Ebola being transported back to the US for treatment? EboBun is not the strain currently ravaging West Africa. Perhaps…

Hey University of Wisconsin, you suck!

I have a lot of “strong” opinions.  I tend to be fairly “outspoken” and often have to remind myself to simply keep my mouth shut.  Sometimes, however, that just isn’t possible.  Certain issues illicit a response within me that just can’t be silenced.  Animal testing is one of these. I recently received an email about…