Friday, October 27, 2006

A Review of Some Basic Rules

I have called you all together to go over this material one last time as the result of a confluence of completely different events that conspired to happen within a very short time span.

First, I was told that I had not developed a strong enough voice here for people to know who I was. The Board felt that was why there were only three people coming by.

Next, a Federal Judge ruled in a case that New Jersey either had to allow for gay marriage or provide a similar contract for homosexuals. This ruling evidently provoked certain people into a crazed, insane response where they decided that telling everyone they knew about the evils of homosexuality was simply the smartest thing they could do, down to separate toilets for homosexuals. I am not kidding.

Wisconsin has an amendment to the state charter forbidding homosexual marriage. Cindy has taken umbrage with this, much better than me I must say. The woman is more than just another pretty face!

I follow this principle. Everyone is equal. We may deveop differently, but, that doesn't make someone better. Smarter, maybe; better, doubtfull. I have a gay couple living up the street from me. We have been close friends for close to 15 years. We just celibrated their 30th anniversary with them and about 50 of their closest friends. One of the guys is the Compliance Officer of Otsuka Pharmaceuticals, a multi-billion dollar Japanese firm, and he also sits on their Board of Directors. He is also a Republican. He was born, raised, and educated in South Carolina. Not an easy road. His partner retired from manufacturing men's underwear when his stomach perforated ten years ago. You couldn't ask for better friends or better neighbors.

I am going a bit farther. I have never been able to tell the difference in women by race, or nationality or any other factor, by kissing them. They all taste the same. I have never had to add seasoning. I have never worried about who anyone else was sleeping with. Since puberty, I have worried endlessly about who was sleeping with me. And I have tricks with marischino cheries and pineapple chunks that I am saving for when we expand our sexual horizons.

To summarize. Everyone is equal. All women taste good. People can pick whatever kind of sex they like, as long as everyone playing likes it. Not all people that are stupid and idiots are Republicans. What anyone does do is nobody else's business unless it's you and you have film you'd like to share and explain to those of us a little slow on the uptake. I'm always up for learning something new. I hope this covers everything. I am NOT the best writer, Mist or MonkeyLover probably are. But I have no problem standing up for equality, for men, women, homosexuals (that's men and/or women). Have a nice day.

11 comments:

WanderingGirl said...

I love you all the more now. I only find it horrifying that Massachusettes (where gay marriage is legal for state residents) and New Jersey appear to be the only states with a reasonable "justice" system. Note to self... put MA, and NJ on the list of states I would consider living in.

The CEO said...

WG, there's always a place for you here when you come wandering through. The guest bedroom is ready.

mist1 said...

Some of us are more equal than others.

MonkeyLover said...

I think the whole thing is hysterical really... 1)in theory republicans are for fewer laws-why create a whole new law stating people can't wed?? 2) in theory there is a separation between church and state- why does it freak people out that two people of the same sex get married? Because it goes against their religion. Well too bad, you don't get to make the rest of the world follow your religious beliefs!!

And this is coming from a seriously conservative girl!!

Good post :-) I'm all awake and fired up for the rest of the day :) Thanks!

cinders said...

Awesome. Thanks for carrying my point home.

WanderingGirl said...

Oh, and to add to monkeylover's comment...

A marriage is a legal union. You have to sign a legal document with witnesses and submit it to the state/city/county/whatever that you live in. It's a legal process to dissolve a marriage. Where the heck does the church get off trying to mandate legal statues? Oh, wait, they've been trying to do that for some time, haven't they?

Crankster said...

A solid, strong manifesto. Thanks--this made my day.

The CEO said...

Nice meeting you Cranster, come back again soon!

Alison said...

Great post, 0

Echo Mouse said...

LOL

Bravo!!!!

rebecca said...

i've missed you! these weekends without blogs are really starting to get on my nerves.