Boston Globe Headlines - Friday, June 30, 2006
Justices Deal Bush Setback on Tribunals
Even the new Supreme Court of the Right can't countenance what we've been doing to people in Guantanamo. Though our Attorney General is of the opinion that the Geneva Convention is "quaint," it still seems to apply since we are still signatories. It could be that even the Supremes think that the "make the law up as we go along" approach that our President seems to have does not bode well for the functioning of an alleged democracy and, therefore, their job security. After all, you can't effectively rule on laws if everyone is just going to go around ignoring them.
At Women's Open, Weather Plays Through
In the Climate Change community, we have another sports-oriented saying: "Mother Nature Always Bats Last". Expect more headlines like: "Red Sox Season Called on Account of Typhoon."
Israelis Arrest Hamas Officials
So, when is the point when Hamas figures out that governing from a One Point platform of "Kill All Israelis" doesn't really work? And when do the Israeli's figure out that "sending a message" doesn't work if no one wants to hear it? Probably never.
Animals at the Gate
Just another example of us entertaining ourselves to ecological suicide - the traffic in exotic pets. Hey folks, let's shred ecosystems, so we can get something cute and fuzzy for the kids! If these people want something exotic, why don't they adopt a polar bear? We're melting their habitat and soon there's going to be a lot of 800 pound bears that need a place to live.
House Votes to Condemn Media Over Terror Story
Kill the messenger!! Kill the messenger!! They're getting us in trouble with our main supporters - the banks!! We can't afford to have them pissed at us!!
Reilly Presses for Vote on Gay Marriage Ban
He's for it. He's against it. He hopes that someone else will make the decision for him so he can then be comfortable with being both for and against it and, most importantly, the Cardinal will get off his back.