Can I tell you something. Got to tell you one thing. If you expect the freedom that you say is yours prove that you deserve it. Help us to preserve it or being free will just be words and nothing more.
Kansas, 1974

Monday, June 05, 2006

Smoke screen

Does any one else get the feeling that politicians are trying to distract us from something?

  • Senate Debates Gay Marriage Ban
    By MARIA NEWMAN
    The president, speaking at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, said an amendment defining marriage as a union between a man and a woman was necessary because too many "activist judges" had tried to overturn efforts by voters in several states to ban marriages or civil unions between same-sex partners.

  • President Pushes Gay Marriage Amendment

  • Bush Restates Position on Gay Marriage
    by David Greene
    All Things Considered, June 5, 2006 -- President Bush calls for an amendment banning gay marriage, saying marriage, as traditionally defined, "is the most fundamental institution of civilization." The president says he favors a constitutional amendment under Senate debate that would ban gay and lesbian couples from being married.

  • Will Same-Sex Issue Prop Up Bush's Polls?


  • Given the way that heterosexual folk treat marriage this really seems like a lot of the pot calling the kettle black.

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