February 27, 2004

...And Furthermore

In the last post I said “But Bush wants to write that restriction into the constitution to remove that right that some (the MA SJC) say they already have but have not been allowed to exercise.

In actuality, the amendment as it is written goes further than that. The language is worded in such a way that it could be construed to outlaw civil unions as well.

As most people are not against civil unions I see this as a hating-gays amendment. It’s fortunate that our legislative branch hasn’t gone off the deep end with the executive branch. So much for activist judges having the only say in the matter; the amendment is losing in congress.

When can we take this guy’s crayon away from him?

Or, if we leave him in office, we should really get him to work on important things, like banning shrimp. For the good of our souls.

Posted by James at February 27, 2004 10:28 AM
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I'm BORED with the issue. It's nobody's business but the parties concerned.

When we were kids, our mother would tell us "MYOB!" meaning "Mind your own business."

This applies to the issue of marriage in toto: the who, when, and why, for _all_ people, gay and straigh, is their concern, and theirs alone.

But out!

Posted by: Patti M. at February 27, 2004 12:24 PM

Oh, dear. I erred. I should have said "butt out." (This is what happens to one's brain when one spends the morning interpreting the rulings of the FDA.)

I am concerned with grammar, as many of you know. As a grammarian, I am disturbed by the extra definite article in "The Passion of the Christ."

Posted by: Patti M. at February 27, 2004 12:30 PM

I think it's meant to emphasize Jesus' status as "the Christ" (i.e. the messiah).

People agree Jesus existed. Whether he was the Christ is a matter of faith.

Posted by: James at February 27, 2004 12:34 PM

As opposed to the passion of "a" christ?

Posted by: B.O.B. (bob) at February 27, 2004 12:51 PM

Multiple messiahs?

Shades of "Monty Python's Life of Brian!"

Posted by: James at February 27, 2004 1:11 PM

"Yep you're the Messiah, I should know I've followed a few."

Posted by: Chuck S. at February 27, 2004 1:51 PM


Always look on the bright side of life

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