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Posts Tagged ‘politics


Posted by: meaplet on: June 17, 2009

Dear California, I really need to stop reading Calitics, because the more I read about your politics, the less I understand. No wonder Prop 8 was upheld; we have an absolutely insane system of government in this state. Apparently the State Parks aren’t going to be closed after all; that is, it seems, a measure […]

A bad week for inalienable rights

Posted by: meaplet on: March 9, 2009

Last week was not so good for inalienable rights, was it? The week started out with Rush Limbaugh at CPAC claiming that “We believe that the preamble to the Constitution contains an inarguable truth that we are all endowed by our creator with certain inalienable rights, among them life, Liberty, Freedom. And the pursuit of […]

Frustration in the CA trenches

Posted by: meaplet on: October 30, 2008

The Yes on 8 folks just won’t stop. Not satisfied with blackmailing major No on 8 donors last week, last night they launched a DoS attack on . The site is still down as we speak. Classy, Yes on 8, classy. You were supposed to be the ones on the side of “morality,” right?

Posted by: meaplet on: September 5, 2008

From the ever-clever folks at “A Softer World” comes this gem. Delightfully enough I found myself thinking: “But I have hope again! This would have been much more apt during all those years of the Bush administration without hope.” But given the speeches I’ve been hearing all week during the RNC, maybe it is apt […]

With all the preparations for Pride this year, it’s already a breathless season. Increasing the fervor of the season, of course, was the beginning of gay marriage in California yesterday at 5 pm. I watched coverage from some of the first gay weddings last night, live on the local news. It’s exciting to live in […]

In which I betray my gender for common sense

Posted by: meaplet on: June 6, 2008

I am a Registered Female, and so naturally I get regular email from NOW in my college email account (I think I may have been signed up when I participated in a pro-choice rally at some point?) Periodically I agree with what they have to say; periodically I roll my eyes. Never have I been […]