Does everyone remember how not too long ago the House passed an abortion restriction bill that we all knew was symbolic because it would never even get a hearing in the Senate? Remember how The Daily Dead Fishwrapper did a front page story, including a hug picture, with our legislators hugging each other and celebrating their entirely symbolic victory because they passed a bill that they believed in? I don't remember that either.
But somehow the equally symbolic civil "we don't call it gay marriage" unions bill got a front page, above the fold, headline.
The Fishwrapper did not redeem itself but did give me a chuckle when it documented Dianne "above the law" Linn's bungling of the new Blazers coach, Nate McMillan. Lars played the audio on Friday and it was pretty funny.
Washington Dems spin various conspiracy theories on how Bush and his "cronies" have conspired with Saudi Arabia (and probably various Zionists) to make you pay more for gas but at the same time have fallen in love with a gas tax. An obsessive love at that. I mean, they call every 5 minutes, send love notes all the time, tattoo it's name on their arms... or at least defend it to it's death. Orbusmax has excellent coverage.
This story, Judge: Government canÂt fund Boy Scouts event is absolutely nuts. The ACLU is worried that young men might grow up with some values and is attacking the Boy Scouts with everything they have. In unrelated news, a lesscontroversiall group, NAMBLA (North American man-boy love association) may ask the DOD if they can use the space previously reserved for the scouts. The ACLU wholeheartedly supports this.
In the wonderful forms that government has produced with your tax dollars category tonight we have the:
STATEMENT OF NO SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER
This is for those illegal aliens who are timid aboutcommittingg ID theft and forgery. I only wish they had found that healthy respect for the law before they came hereillegallyy...