Here’s what we have to look forward to in the next year if the move to put the Gay People Can’t Marry amendment on the ballot passes. This is a National Organization for Marriage ad. You may notice that the background resembles what they run on the Weather Channel during a tropical storm update. Suddenly you are very afraid of whatever these people are talking about. It makes me nervous, too. Don’t these folks have somewhere to go in this storm. Shouldn’t they be in the basement or something? Or maybe a closet?
Ordinarily, I’m not big on the Top Ten Lists (I mean really, what else do Money and Forbes do these days?), but this mildly amusing piece on AlterNet jumped out. The NC General Assembly get’s on the list for everything from H854 to its anti-community broadband move early in the session. Top Ten Craziest Legislatures
And the Craziest? ‘Zona by a landslide.
The professors were asked to provide their collective opinion on whether the series met universally accepted standards of journalism and whether they would have accepted the segments for broadcast.
The request originated with Tom Howe, director and general manager of UNC-TV. However,
Mr. Howe later informed the professors that he wanted to postpone the review of the series. As a result, the draft memorandum was never issued. However, given the unfounded and damaging claims about Alcoa contained in the UNC-TV report, we believe it is important that the entire report be made public.
The attached draft memorandum was provided by UNC to Alcoa’s attorney in response to a public records request. Alcoa is solely responsible for the decision to distribute the draft memorandum further.
In three separate instances over two weeks, Sean Hannity has baselessly asserted that “this is one of the coldest years on record” to claim that climate change is a “hoax” or not “real.” In fact, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS), and Britain’s Met Office have stated that to date, 2009 is among the warmest years on record.
Another Monday, another lame point/counterpoint in my Metro Daily Newspaper.
This week, the debate is over whether Joe Wilson was out of line when he shouted at the president 12 DAYS AGO(!).
Glad I didn’t wait for the O wise ones to enlighten me.