Gordon Osmond's Blog – June 2015 Archive (4)

SCOTUSCare and Gay Marriage

SCOTUSCARE and Same-Sex Marriage Rulings

The two are very different in terms of their permanence.

The gay thing is definitely here to stay, as Obama erroneously characterized the health care ruling. Only a constitutional amendment or a Supreme Court reversal could overturn the gay thing. Either would be highly unlikely, wrong, and an epic waste of time. Republican contenders who favor either should be excluded from consideration as presidential candidates not for…

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Added by Gordon Osmond on June 28, 2015 at 4:52pm — No Comments

Dialogue Tag Lines

Dialogue Tag Lines

Recently, while editing a book for a client, I came across the following line, “’You bitch,’ she said.” In my angel innocence, I suggested that maybe “said” could be spiced up a bit to underscore the obvious inherent intensity of the line. I thought that perhaps the author would consider “screamed,” “hissed,” or “cried” as alternatives, depending upon the author’s view of the precise emotional underpinnings of the scene.

Well, I may as well…

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Added by Gordon Osmond on June 27, 2015 at 8:50am — 3 Comments

Amazing? Gracious!

Amazing? Gracious!

With intonations, gospel tag lines, and theatrics that would have made his vile and racist mentor, Jeremiah Wright, proud, Barack Obama performed a eulogy today for a fallen South Carolina politician.

Flush with victory born of two Supreme Court rulings and courage born of his permanently expiring presidency, Obama flexed his vocal cords with speech and song that transfixed his audience and media lemmings. I doubt that the Sermon on the…

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Added by Gordon Osmond on June 26, 2015 at 2:05pm — 14 Comments

Predictable President

The Prince of Peace Strikes Again

Barack Obama’s predictable public address on the occasion of the tragic and senseless murder of nine Bible enthusiasts in a historic South Carolina church necessarily included a gratuitous dig at his country, a personal reference to his kids, and a political plea for more gun control even though, being the bright fellow he allegedly is, he must have known that the strictest of gun control laws would not have kept the weapon out of…

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Added by Gordon Osmond on June 22, 2015 at 6:04am — 5 Comments

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