Tuesday, April 28, 2009


Arlen Specter announced that he will become a Democrat and will be the key to a filibuster-proof 60-vote majority.

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Iowa Has been Brainwashed!

Or so sayeth the right wing conservatives.
It was all a plot, [Mickleson] said, masterminded by clever, propaganda-spewing, out-of-state brain-washers on a bunch of gullible rubes ready to be fleeced.

And we fell for it.

"The gay lobby looked at us as a backwater state they could take over," Mickelson said, "and they did."
You'd never know that until the 2000's, Iowa was one of the best educated states in the US. But apparently, since we slipped to simply just the top ten, that means we're completely fucked up and stupid.

Or maybe it's because we actually have some thinking Republicans still left in the state:
. . [B]ut my mother - the Republican who voted for John McCain and every other Republican presidential candidate going back to the log cabin days - thinks the Iowa Supreme Court did the right thing.

Conservatives, she says, believe government should stay out of your personal business. And why is marriage anyone else's business?
Like the columnist, Marc Hansen, my parents are solid independent Iowa Republicans. We, as their children, may disagree with them on their votes and opinions, but they seldom cater to attitudes that would embarrass us because of their stupidity or bigotry.

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Monday, April 27, 2009

Today is the day

Here's to the happy couples!

DM Register Coverage

Deeth in Iowa City

I'm waiting for the flooding conditions in Iowa and through the lower MidWest and Texas to be blamed on today's historic moment. Or the Swineflu outbreak. Pat Robertson's 700 Club is broadcast at about 10am Central.

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