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Church Graffiti: “Trump Nation, Whites Only”

(Update: WTOP and the Silver Spring Patch have the story.) The Episcopal Diocese of Washington tells us that a banner at their church in Hillandale, MD was defaced last night: On the back of a banner advertising mass in Spanish, someone wrote “Trump Nation” and “whites only”. Does it really need to be said that this kind… Continue reading Church Graffiti: “Trump Nation, Whites Only”

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Good On Ya for Standing Up for Your Principles. Now Go Away.

A business owner in Annapolis has found that his deeply-held convictions are about to come into conflict with the law, and rather than give up his principles, he’s going to, if not close up shop, then at least scale back shop: An Annapolis company whose old-fashioned trolleys are iconic in the city’s wedding scene has… Continue reading Good On Ya for Standing Up for Your Principles. Now Go Away.

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A Step Forward for Marriage Equality in Maryland

According to the Baltimore Sun, the Maryland Attorney General has released a paper saying that “same-sex marriages performed in other states could be recognized by Maryland’s legal system.” Now, there are some big caveats: the AG isn’t a judge, so this paper doesn’t have the force of law, the way a legal decision would. Rather,… Continue reading A Step Forward for Marriage Equality in Maryland

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Hey Lookee! We Have Wingnuts Here, Too!

From Think Progress, here’s a video interview taken at CPAC of Eric Wargotz, who’s running for Senator of Murland. In the video, he reveals himself to be a birther: [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2jz8wn8_8-w&hl=en_US&fs=1&] Actually, the interviewer asks the questions from the recent Daily Kos poll of Republicans. For the benefit of those who don’t want to watch… Continue reading Hey Lookee! We Have Wingnuts Here, Too!

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GOP Not Reactionary Enough for Dwyer

Legum’s New Line is reporting that Maryland General Assembly member, arch-reactionary, homophobe, reanimated corpse, and all-around asshat Don Dwyer (R-I Feel Sorry for Anne Arundel) has left the Republican caucus because they wouldn’t support his attempt to amend the Maryland constitution to define anything from a fertilized egg onward as a person. I realize that… Continue reading GOP Not Reactionary Enough for Dwyer