Tag Archives: acts of God

Impregnated during rape? It’s what God intended.

Richard Mourdock, the Republican candidate for Senate in Indiana, said last night, during a televised debate, that when a woman is impregnated during a rape, “it’s something God intended.” If you don’t believe me, you can find the footage here… I suppose, in a way, it’s a step forward for the Republican party, as, just […]

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‘Escape from Vermont,’ by Chelsea Lowe

As you may recall, I got pissed off a few weeks ago at House Majority Leader Eric Cantor for suggesting that funds not be allocated for relief efforts in the wake of Hurricane Irene until such time that federal spending cuts were made elsewhere. I was particularly pissed off because a friend of mine, a […]

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Obama in the Big House

Obama woke me up Saturday morning. The helicopter taking him from Detroit Metro Airport to Ann Arbor, where he was scheduled to deliver the University of Michigan commencement address, went right over my house, rattling the windows, and making the dog go apoplectic. A friend had offered me commencement tickets, but I was lazy. I […]

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Contributing toward the Haitian relief effort

Over one hundred thousand people are feared dead in Haiti today, after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake rocked the tiny island nation. With little in the way of infrastructure, it’s imperative that the global community come to the aid of the Haitian people immediately. And, so far, it looks like that is happening. There is, however, at […]

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