Month: June 2011

A sign of change…

There’s a change in the way things will be done from now on… At least in New York state… A few nights ago, just before midnight, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law a bill that will, among other things, allow the Gay community to enter into marriage, much as the rest of mankind has enjoyed since time immemorial… There are, of course, detractors and nay-sayers galore, with (I’m sure) the inevitable legal challenges yet to come. Yet they were partying into the wee hours that night outside the Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village, the acknowledged birthplace of the gay movement all those years ago. A thing so many people had hoped for and waited for and worked towards for all those years has finally come to pass. Equal treatment under the law is to be strived for, insisted upon and, finally, applauded when it eventually happens. The only question that really needs addressing is why it took so long to happen… I do not here propose to entertain the excuses proffered by these naysayers, nor …

I apologize in advance…

*** WARNING *** THIS POST IS NOT FOR THE FAINT OF HEART. NOR IS IT INTENDED FOR THOSE MORE GENTEEL MEMBERS OF SOCIETY; PEOPLE WHO MIGHT TAKE EXCEPTION WITH BOBBY BOWDEN UTTERING THE PHRASE ‘DAD GUM’ ON NATIONAL TELEVISION. IF YOU ARE THIS TYPE OF PERSON – THE TYPE THAT BLUSHES AT THE VERY MENTION OF THE COMMON SPECIES OF BIRD KNOWN AS THE TITMOUSE – THEN PLEASE, DO NOT READ THIS POST… You would be better served viewing calming and benign pictures of unoffensive nature, such as this one…

Color and Light…

Color and light… The world is full of color and light. One just has to choose to see it… The following is from the Broadway Musical ‘Sunday in the Park With George’, which is one of my favorite musicals of all time. The most recent production in New York was an astounding piece of theatre…

The Not-So-Best and Slightly Dim at work… Pt. 1

As promised, a look at some of the other political shenanigans going on in the country. My last post rather implied that there was only the two parties to choose from, but strictly speaking that isn’t exactly accurate. So I wish to take a look at what the Tea Party is espousing these days… Oh, my stars and garters, buckle up, it’s gonna get a bit bumpy… The below is from the Tea Party website… Parenthetical asides, where they exist, are mine… The site talks about the Big Lies coming out of Washington, and goes on to enumerate and then ‘refudiate‘ four of them.