Rick Santorum had this to say a few days ago: “Where do you think the concept of equality comes from?” Santorum said on the campaign trail last Friday (Jan. 20). “It doesn’t come from Islam. It doesn’t come from the East and Eastern religions. It comes from the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.” This… Continue reading Equality, Shmequality
The FDA had a meeting the last two days: FDA is convening this two-day meeting to seek the Panel’s expert opinion and input on scientific issues concerning Direct to Consumer (DTC) genetic tests that make medical claims. This meeting is focused specifically on issues regarding clinical genetic tests that are marketed directly to consumers (DTC… Continue reading Your Genes, Regulated?
For me, the primary election season started with an early July 4 gift from the Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp asking me to submit proof of my citizenship. Strangely, I have actually voted in an election since I registered to vote. According to the letter, my driver license record doesn’t show that I am… Continue reading Georgia Primary Election 2010
Election Day is Tuesday (I support Why Tuesday? in changing it to a weekend or a holiday), November 3. Since this is an off year, there aren’t any big contests. Here in the city of Milton in North Fulton county, we have some city council elections. The current mayor, Joe Lockwood, is running unopposed. So… Continue reading Election Day 2009
Since I got my iPhone, I have started listening to podcasts and courses put online by universities.
I read Obama’s book about his political program during the election and inauguration.
Torture is what keeps me up, it’s what’s on my mind. I am afraid that it’s a policy that while discarded now will return another day as the country is almost equally divided on its use.
Are homosexuals asking for a privilege given only to heterosexuals, or are they asking for something denied to both groups?
I usually do not read autobiographies. Or books by politicians. But Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance is an exception. First of all, it’s written by Barack Obama and was written before he got into politics. So it’s refreshingly honest. Secondly, Obama writes well, very well. Dreams from My Father is… Continue reading Dreams from My Father
Why did Jim Martin lose so badly in the runoff when he had done so well in the general election?