Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Morning Sweep

Thousands of people are expected to watch tomorrow’s arguments in the California Supreme Court Prop. 8 case. Legal experts are already weighing in on possible outcomes. The hearing will be broadcast live on a giant outdoor screen at the San Francisco Civic Center, and will be available live online here.

Obama has begun consulting with his top defense advisers about how to best get rid of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.” White House spokesman Tommy Vietor says Obama is working to make sure “that this change is done in a sensible way that strengthens our armed forces and our national security.”

Anti-gay activists rallied outside North Carolina’s Legislative Building yesterday, but the legislature likely won’t respond to their hateful calls for a same-sex marriage ban.

An AP story reveals that a well-known Russian scholar has some interesting predictions for our country’s future: President Barack Obama will order martial law this year and the U.S. will split into six separate countries by 2011. Igor Panarin says that it’s all due to our moral decline, which is mostly the fault of gay men. Start digging your bomb shelter now!

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