Sunday, May 17, 2009

This seems pretty good to me

I think it's a decent balance. Half the hostility that comes at us from the Arab world happens when our government is seen as knee-jerk Zionist.

Having now escaped the Christian brain washing of my youth, I can't understand why one wouldn't be sympathetic to the Palestinian cause. Not calling for the destruction of Israel, but non-Jew Israeli citizens ought to have the same rights as Jewish citizens, and Palestinians deserve their own state, at least. At this point, I think Jerusalem should belong to no one. Put it under the UN.

Tuesday, May 05, 2009

Marion Barry: This is your brain on drugs

DC votes in marriage equality, except Marion Barry.

I really don't get black folk who aren't on board with gay folks' civil rights. It really bewilders me. I think it says something about human nature, but it's not good.

I love that this sets up congress to vote on the issue. Make the congress folks take a stand on the issue. Who's got the guts?