Friday, August 01, 2003

This is Asinine

A Federal District Court judge has ruled that the City of San Diego's longtime lease of public land to the Boy Scouts is unconstitutional because the Scouts are a religious organization. That's right. Apparently, if you are a group that excludes atheists and homosexuals from membership, you are, according to U.S. District Judge Napoleon Jones Jr., a religious institution.
It He's Elected, I'm Moving

Porn king Larry Flynt wants to rule California.

The Hustler magazine publisher has filed initial paperwork to run in the gubernatorial recall election and says he may spend a large amount of his own money if people take his candidacy seriously.

Monday, July 28, 2003

Is Dubya Conservative?

It may seem to be a no-brainer, but after reading this editorial by George Will, you might have second thoughts.

Money quote: How do you say "Souter" in Spanish? "Gonzales."
Vatican to Issue Instructions Regarding "Gay Marriages"

Let's hope the language is stern and definitive, and leaves no room for arguements that the instructions are just mere suggestions.

The instructions are in a document prepared by the Church's guardian of orthodoxy, the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith.

It is titled, Considerations Regarding Proposals to Give Legal Recognition to Unions Between Homosexual Persons.

Pope John Paul and top Vatican officials have been speaking out for months against legislative proposals to legalise same-sex marriages in Europe, North America and elsewhere.