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.
As I write this — and maybe I shouldn’t be writing this while I’m in no state to operate Internet machinery — a number of things have happened in the 2012 US election. Obama has won reelection. Mittens is about to concede. Looks like Obama has won not only the Electoral Vote, but also the… Continue reading Election Night Woot!
WaPo is reporting that a bill to allow same-sex marriage was introduced in the Maryland House and Senate. It’s just a bill, yes it’s only a bill, and it’s sitting… um, in Annapolis-il? But still, I’m cautiously optimistic that it can pass. And if it does, that it won’t be overturned by referendum. Then again,… Continue reading Gay Marriage Advancing in Maryland?
Takoma Park Man Beats Ex-Girlfriend with 18-Pound Crucifix And the article contains this tidbit: The victim bought herself time during the attack by telling the man to stop long enough to turn on a Barbie DVD for their two girls to watch in another room so they wouldn’t see the assault, authorities said. Despite the… Continue reading Headline O’ the Day
Today’s Post reports: A Silver Spring psychiatric hospital that specializes in treating Catholic clergy has been cited for problems that are “serious in nature,” according to a report from Maryland health officials who investigated the facility after a patient drowned himself in a bathtub there in January. […] St. Luke, which sees about 600 people… Continue reading Catholic Clergy Have Their Own Psychiatric Hospital?
Headline O’ the Day, courtesy of the Gazette: Victory will hinge on how many voters vote Tuesday Let’s file that under D for Duh. Secondly, if you live in Anne Arundel, please remember to vote against religious nutcase, bigot, and all-around asshat Don Dwyer tomorrow.
I like Dean’s Fifty-State Strategy. For those who haven’t been following along, the idea is that for years, the Republicans and Democrats have been concentrating their campaign money where they think it’ll do the most good. Thus, for instance, the Democrats would realize that they’re not going to win some rural seat in Georgia, and… Continue reading Why Don’t the Republicans Want My Vote?