Quotes of Interest

1) "The Senate...is planning to vote on a constitutional amendment to ban flag desecration before breaking for the election."

2) The RNC thinks Democrats seek to ban the Bible, and said so in a pamphlet mailed to West Virginia and Arkansas Republicans. RNC spokesperson Christine Iverson said, "When the Massachusetts Supreme Court sanctioned same-sex marriage and people in other states realized they could be compelled to recognize those laws, same-sex marriage became an issue. These same activist judges also want to remove the words 'under God' from the Pledge of Allegiance." Guess it's true.

Republicans emphasize that anti-homosexual speech quoted from the Bible could be construed and prosecuted as hate crimes.

3) Doublespeak Department

Defense of Marriage Act = War on Homosexuals

4) Seven Florida Supreme Court justices ruled unanimously, writing that "Terri's Law," passed by the Republican-controlled Florida Legislature last fall, was "an unconstitutional encroachment on the power that has been reserved for the independent judiciary." Terri Schavio's feeding tube remains in place at least until the 10 days for appeal have passed. Terri's been on a feeding tube since 1990.

5) Halliburton's KBR division - responsible for gas and war-related activities in Iran, Iraq, Nigeria and Brazil - is in bankruptcy and may go on the block. At least 45 of Halliburton's employees and contractors have died in Iraq in the last year.

6) "The Pentagon image-mongers had learned from Vietnam that all great war photography is essentially antiwar photography." - Pete Hamill, musing on the death of photographer Eddie Adams.

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