Somebody To Love

The latest wisdom on the webs eternal trans gossip line is that the real obscenity of the persecution of the couple in Malawi that dared to love is that they are not gay but heterosexual based on the identity of one of the people involved or perhaps based on the identities of both.

No the real obscenity is that two adult people in a bigoted hell hole of a place where total ignorance of such ideas is maintained by religious dogma and illiteracy are being persecuted for having the luck to find each other.

Rather than debating the intricate nature of the social construct called gender theory and how it might be used as a defense for these poor people perhaps we should be pushing the UN’s Bill of Universal Human Rights.

One basic fundamental right is the right of adult people to love.

The freedom to love.

Emma Goldman said, “Free love? as if love is anything but free. Man has bought brains, but all the millions in the world have failed to buy love.”

The worst dictators in the world claim the right to decide who may or may not love one another.

In the 1960s we proclaimed the power of love and freedom to love.

In the face of free love, given freely the religious dogmatists preach abstinence.

No gods, No Masters

Florida Democratic Rep. Grayson introduces ‘War Is Making You Poor Act’ to highlight cost of ongoing wars.

From Raw Story

Today, Rep. Alan Grayson (D-FL) introduced bipartisan legislation called the “War Is Making You Poor Act,” which aims to call attention to a) how much money is being spent to fight the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and b) how budget gimmicks are used to pay for them. Grayson’s legislation would slash the $159 billion request for supplemental war funding and use that money to deliver a tax break for all Americans. Grayson demands the Pentagon use its currently existing $549 billion defense budget to fight the wars. Speaking on the House floor today, Grayson underscored that the point of his legislation is to highlight the costs of the wars:

Continue Reading at: http://thinkprogress.org/2010/05/21/grayson-wars-taxes-americans/

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