171 lack of livejournalling main happy devil day june 05 2006 defending marriage from the marriage bigots look am i mad or something i look around and about at people talking about samesex marriage and it seems that everyone is accepting the discussion on the marriage bigots terms rather than reality.
nationalism is a political social and economic system characterized by the promotion of the interests of a particular nation especially with the aim of gaining and maintaining sovereignty selfgovernance over the homelandthe political ideology of nationalism holds that a nation should govern itself free from outside interference and is linked to the concept of selfdetermination.
An accurate recounting of history is necessary to appreciate the need for disestablishment and a separation between church and state the religiosity of the generation that framed the constitution and the bill of rights of which the first amendment is the first as a result of historical accident not the preference for religious liberty over any other right has been overstated.
Collective punishment war crimes and crimes against humanity in the ogaden area of ethiopias somali region.
Ubuntu i am what i am because of who we all are from a definition offered by liberian peace activist leymah gbowee archbishop desmond tutu offered a definition in a 1999 book a person with ubuntu is open and available to others affirming of others does not feel threatened that others are able and good based from a proper selfassurance that comes from knowing that he or she.
Federal relations ncsl serves as a formidable lobbying force in washington dc and tracks federal activites affecting the states ncsl sends letters to congress and the administration and publishes our statefederal newsletter capitol to capitol.
Michigan kentucky ohio and tennessee define marriage as a union between one man and one woman plaintiffs challenged the laws as violating the fourteenth amendment the district courts ruled in their favor the sixth circuit consolidated the cases and reversed the supreme court reversed the.
This final rule finalizes a new edition of certification criteria the 2015 edition health it certification criteria or 2015 edition and a new 2015 edition base electronic health record ehr definition while also modifying the onc health it certification program to make it open and.
It is easy to get caught up in the negativity of a government of the crass by the crass and for the crass meanspirited men and women haunt the hallowed halls of government and our public space every day offending our sense of decency and fairness there is a way out i believe that i think the.