Feb 262015

<http://www.chron.com/news/politics/texas/article/State-leaders-celebrate-ten-years-without-6101014.php> (No, really. Go read the whole thing and come back here…)

Why are there only 2 women in this picture? Exactly how many were married today?

I also like to think that the flavor chosen was “Pyrrhic Velvet”, but that might be a touch snarky. It is doubtful that anyone was wiping frosting off their nose a few moments later, and even more doubtful that anyone stepped on a glass wrapped in a cloth a few moments later, right?

I was particularly interested by this quote:

Supporters of the marriage ammendment say traditional family structures with one man and one woman are essential for healthy children, while opponents say the Fourteenth Ammendment of the U.S. Constitution prohibits discrimination based on other people’s opinions.

I dare guess that our daughter is perfectly healthy – probably healthier than theirs, since we’re insisting on the HPV vaccine and sex education that includes knowledge of contraception…

Hey! How did this soapbox get under me?

 Posted by on Thu 2015-02-26 at 12:06 am
Dec 242014

The Ref has very few family-friendly quotable lines, but:

Gus: What is the matter with you? I thought Mothers were sweet and nice a-a-and patient. I know loan sharks who are more forgiving than you. Your husband ain’t dead, lady. He’s hiding.

Connie Chasseur: Who would catch a criminal, and then let him go free?
Mary Chasseur: Republicans?

Gus: I’m in hell. Connecticut is the fifth ring of hell.




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Nov 012014

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