Daily Archives: May 3, 2011

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Rhetorical Question of the Day

Testifying at yesterday’s hearing on a proposed same-sex marriage ban, Minnesota state Rep. Steve Simon (DFL-Hopkins/St. Louis Park) asked his colleagues to ponder the possibility that God may just be A-OK with gay people. “How many more gay people does God have to create,” Simon inquired, “before we ask ourselves whether or not God actually wants them around?”

Sadly, Rep. Simon’s words fell on deaf ears, and the House Civil Law Committee voted 10-7 along party lines to move the bill forward.

Meanwhile, In West Virginia of the Day

A self-described “hillbilly” celebrates Osama bin Laden’s death by riding around in an ATV shouting “USA!” while waving a flag and shooting a gun.

This is why we can’t have nice global public opinion poll figures.