So there were 1,446,008 votes cast of the approximately 13 million registered Republican voters. Not a very big turn out if you ask me, even with the GOP testing out a few propositions that are telling signs as to whether you’re a “real” Republican or not. (i.e. abortion, God in the town square)
Anyway… you can see the language of the propositions here.
The one that just has me absolutely dumbfounded though is the voting result for this one.
Ballot Prop 4: Public acknowledgment of God
The result was ninety-five percent! That’s right… 95% of those 1.4 million votes cast voted yes!
Ok. C’mon now. I know y’all think you really want this but you don’t. You really, really don’t want to be Afghanistan in Christian clothing.
Of course there are some who would gladly let go of the 1st Ammendment.
this is painful and embarrassing to watch.
In my hometown of Katy, Tx, which is rather “white”, there were lots of letters to the editor and the Katy Ind. School District to not show the President’s speech at all.
Yeah, I’ll admit it, I voted for President Obama, but he is quickly becoming just another Washington turd in my eyes but to resist having the president tell your kids why he feels education is so important? WTF!?!
I am disgusted to the point of nausea of what I read coming from some of the citizens in Katy, Tx.
There was this little gem from Resident who compares the president to a nazi:
Resident wrote on Sep 3, 2009 9:29 PM:
“Didn’t Hitler start out his conquest by directly trying to influence children by speaking to them in their classrooms? “
Then there was this genius who said: Continue reading
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Well, add The Deist to that list! I just found out that the legislature of my home state did one of the stupidest things in the history of things that state legislatures have done… EVER!
Apparently Texas high schools are now required to offer (as an elective) a class that teaches The Bible. How did I miss this?… it passed two years ago and it begins this school year.
What I am hoping will happen is this will be challenged, defeated and left in church where it belongs. Hello 1st Amendment!
Until then, I suspect what will happen is the students who take this class will fall into one of three categories:
- kids who have been taking Bible study in church and are hoping to score an easy A.
- objective, smart kids who hope the class will actually teach them something new and will ask about the inconsistencies and contradictions or
- stoner kids hoping they can score on the churchy kids.
I am hoping the person who teaches this class is either:
- an atheist who knows the Bible inside and out and will bury the kids looking for an easy A.
- a fundamentalist who gets stumped by the smart kids and made to look like a dumbass or
- the football coach who doesn’t teach a thing except why it’s called a hail Mary.
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From what I understand, the California Supreme Court has 90 days from the hearing that was held on March 5th to decide what it’s going to do in regards to Prop 8 once and for all.
I still don’t understand why letting anyone get married is so offensive to some people. In the video link below you’ll see there is guy “A” yelling to guy “B”, “you’re going to hell!!” It’s at about 1:16. He also calls him “filthy” and other not-so-nice things and wasn’t being very Christ-like although he used the Bible as the basis of his stance.
What does it matter to guy “A”. So what! Why do you care if guy “B” is going to hell.
What does it matter to you. How does it affect you!… guy A?
And another thing… why would anyone want the government telling them what they can or can’t do. I really don’t get it. How does any thinking person think it’s ok for the government to tell someone they can or can’t get married or do anything they want for that matter so long as it doesn’t infringe on the right of someone else right to enjoy freedom and happiness.
I know… you think it just isn’t right. You can’t just redefine a word to include other things. Marriage is one woman and one man, sanctified by God.
You know what… that’s morality. That’s the government dictating to you what is right or wrong. Do you want the government (particularly this Dem-led congress and administration) Continue reading
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