Afghanistan: Women Still Suffering, Current Fundamentalists No Different

27 01 2010

“…the current government led by President Hamid Karzai has no support in most areas of Afghanistan, and fundamentalists are enforcing anti-women laws just as they were under the Taliban.” ~ The Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan





Roe v. Wade Anniversary Celebrated, Protested

24 01 2010

“Abortion raises moral and spiritual questions over which honorable persons can disagree sincerely and profoundly.” ~ Andrew Blackmun





Hawaii: Same-Sex Unions Law Moves Forward

23 01 2010

“I do not believe the government should be in the business of telling us who we can, and can’t marry.” ~ Michael Bloomberg, NYC Mayor





USA Supreme Court Ruling: Ban on Group Political Action Unconstitutional

22 01 2010

“Congress shall make no law … abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.” ~ First Amendment to the United States Constitution

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Obama Effigy “Strung-Up” in Jimmy Carter’s Hometown

4 01 2010

“Try to imagine a Shakespeare beset by fundamentalism, or a Goethe trying to work with the Ku Klux Klan roaring under his door.” ~ Henry Louis Mencken





Napolitano: “No Sign of Larger Terror Plot”

26 12 2009

“A lie which is half a truth is ever the blackest of lies.”— Alfred Lord Tennyson





Vatican Defends Move to Sainthood for Pope

23 12 2009

“All religions are founded on the fear of the many and the cleverness of the few.” ~ Stendhal