Friday, May 29, 2009

Guy Haas has no class! :) :) :)

And if you doubt it, look at this (found here):


Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Gay marriage opposition is much the same as interracial marriage opposition

Here's a truly stunning article on the similarities in the opposition to gay marriage today and the opposition to interracial marriage in past decades. I'd rather thought the arguments had the same shopsoiled feeling to them; it looks like I was right.

Monday, May 25, 2009

Back from Philly, back at work

I'm catching up on Things and posting a blog entry seemed relevant. The Babe and I were off in Philly last week to see her oldest daughter getting her Ph.D. in Classics. Lars and Doug (Sarah's father) were there, too, and Narda's parents Behnaz and Herb drove in from DC. I got lots of pictures of everybody, but here's perhaps the best: it's Sarah standing in front of one of the statues of Ben Franklin on the U.Penn campus.

Sarah's got a teaching contract at Georgetown, which is even more prestigious. I am so incredibly proud to have her as a stepdaughter.

Travel is fun and it was wonderful to see Sarah's most recent moment of glory, but GHOD I am glad to be back home and back at work. There's a lot of exciting stuff going on on my project and I'm glad to be banging the keys again.


"Is 'Gay' a Choice?"

This is a nice little cartoon that I'd love for many of the people I used to work with in Indiana to have to watch for a couple weeks non-stop, particularly the same jerk who said that he felt that Abu Ghraib was basically not a problem because he approved of torture as long as he didn't have to know about it. (Oh, well, gee, Dave O., I'm sure that makes it all okay....)

I do like the swipe they take at Bob Jones University at the end, too.