Us, too. Via Ben Smith at Politico:
The New Hampshire State Senate just passed a bill making same-sex marriage law — by a single vote, 13-11.
The same bill already passed the House, and now goes to the desk of Governor John Lynch, a Democrat who has said he opposes same-sex marraige, but hasn’t said [...]
H/T to fantastic 90s flashback site EverythingIsTerrible.com. Warning: you will get lost in a sea of teased hair, douches, and Charo doing the Macarena.
(I actually remember watching this whole film at some point in the mid ’90s: Time Out: The Truth About HIV, AIDS and You. Directed by the one and only Theo [...]
We all got ‘em. The embarrassing middle school pic in which we rock a terrible hairstyle. The prom photo in which we wore a knock-off the style that was hot at the time. The poster for a Catholic youth organization in which we’re holding a basketball and imploring our fellow teenagers to abstain from having [...]
Ta-Nehisi Coates has a good post up on those who defend their desire to fly the Confederate flag as an affirmation of heritage and not an open expression of hate:
It may well be true that Alabama’s desire to fly the Confederate flag at the state capitol, or the desire of many Alabamans [...]
For internet addicts who want to keep tabs on swine flu developments the Center for Disease Control has a Twitter Feed to provide you with up to the minute facts, stats and reminders.
For example, you CANNOT catch swine flu from eating pork.
See black people? [...]
Dick Cheney official photo
In his inaugural column for the Times, Ross Douthat argues that Cheney should have run for president so that America could have had a stouter debate on torture during the campaign. McCain couldn’t hold the pro-torture platform because he didn’t agree with the Bush/Cheney stand, and so the Bush/Cheney stand [...]
Jam does the math on what Specter’s defection means.
The Democratic reaction – judging from the steady stream of emails I’ve received from various groups of college Democrats – is that this is excellent news; Specter plus a seated Al Franken equals 60-votes and a filibuster-proof majority in the Senate. Of course, there [...]