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…Continue
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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…Continue
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…Continue
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…Continue