[Vision2020] filth from the Blog
kjajmix1 at msn.com
Mon Dec 17 07:31:43 PST 2007
Gosh, Donovan, I guess I'm just funny that way . . .
Date: Sun, 16 Dec 2007 22:06:30 -0800
From: donovanjarnold2005 at yahoo.com
Subject: Re: [Vision2020] filth from the Blog
To: kjajmix1 at msn.com; vision2020 at moscow.com
Keely, Can you please explain to me why mass reproduce and spread things that you think are filth? Why not leave it outside of Vision 2020? If you are on your way into your house, and you see dog poo on the sidewalk in front of your house, do you bring it inside the house, show it to everyone and say, "See, is this filth.", or do you leave it alone unless someone steps in it and gets it on the carpet in your house? Seems to me, rather odd to behave in the way that you do. If I think something doesn't have merit to be considered, I just leave it well enough alone, not mass reproduce it and assist in the dissemination of the content. Best, Donovan
keely emerinemix <kjajmix1 at msn.com> wrote: Visionaires,
I truly hate to inject the grime of Dale Courtney's Right-Mind blog into a pleasant holiday season, but I would direct you to his most recent entry, in which he, quoting the Idaho Values Alliance spokesperson Bryan Fischer, accuses Nancy Chaney and the Moscow City Council of planning to deliberately violate the laws of the State of Idaho. Word on the Blog has it that Nancy, et al, is planning a full-scale f--- you to the hallowed Constitution of our home state. (She's like that, you know . . .)
What municipal malfeasance is Dale blathering about? Well, parroting his hero, the Values Alliance director Fischer, Dale says that the City Council's consideration of
domestic partner benefits is a direct and orchestrated act of defiance against all that our State holds near and dear. Because Idaho has outlawed same-sex marriage and the "domestic" benefits thereof, the moral guardians of our State have determined that any attempt to extend domestic-partner benefits to City employees is an attack on the moral fibre and legal firmament of the State of Idaho -- nothing less, and certainly nothing as bland as equality of rights under the law.
Goodness. Why, next thing you know, the legislature might go all apostate and actually decide to extend adequate funding to public schools. It's too damned scary to think about, if, indeed, the legislature thinks about it at all. Courtney's blog counts, of course, on his readers not thinking, and I suppose that with a wink and crossed fingers behind his sweater-vested back, he might hope that the legislature doesn't, either.
And that, my friends, is the sum of
Courtney's moral outrage in the waning days of 2007, a year marked with a bloodthirsty foreign policy, unprecedented disgust on the part of its citizens toward government, jingoistic anti-immigration language and the plummeting moral authority of a nation once regarded as the world's beacon of freedom and morality. I suppose that I wouldn't have thought of my friend Nancy Chaney as the sole vanguard or destroyer of the institution of marriage, but it's been a year of surprises. After all, I never would've thought that any one man's blog could be the source of so much rampant idiocy and bigotry, and yet . . . here we have it.
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