The Fringe Right has raised its empty head once more…It’s as if there is a race in part of the country, most often centered in Kansas and Oklahoma, to see if they can out crazy each other. Their capacity to make all previous schemes look almost sane in comparison to their latest offering, is staggering. It’s as if they all grew up watching Gilligan’s Island, and they never understood that it was farce. They are still sitting in their basements with their tin hats trying to wrap pieces of bamboo together with vines as a solution to a failed technology that refuses to stay mired in the 1950’s. Their only hope is to run in circles being blow hards looking for a little guy to bully to make themselves feel adequate in the face of their own failure and the failure of the world to stay lock step with their narrow tiny minds and dreams of the past. LE Franks
The bill that just overwhelmingly passed the Kansas House of Representatives is quite something. You can read it in its entirety here. It is premised on the notion that the most pressing injustice in Kansas right now is the persecution some religious people are allegedly experiencing at the hands of homosexuals. As Rush Limbaugh recently noted, “They’re under assault. You say, ‘Heterosexuality may be 95, 98 percent of the population.’ They’re under assault by the 2 to 5 percent that are homosexual.” As its sponsor, Charles Macheers, explained:
Discrimination is horrible. It’s hurtful … It has no place in civilized society, and that’s precisely why we’re moving this bill. There have been times throughout history where people have been persecuted for their religious beliefs because they were unpopular. This bill provides a shield of protection for that.
The remedy for such a terrible threat is, however, state…
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