Author Archives: Terrance

About Terrance

Black. Gay. Father. Buddhist. Vegetarian. Liberal.

Blogging With No Exit

Crossposted from my EchoDitto blog. I am not a developer. I’m a writer with just enough technical knowledge to be dangerous. So there’s probably a lot I don’t know about creating blogging software. I’m not the guy who builds the … Continue reading

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A Playlist for Hillary

Hillary Clinton has an iPod. Yeah, and so do Condi, Dubya, and at least half of Washington, based on my observations during the morning and evening commutes. What’s on it is the real interesting question. “I’ve got everything — a … Continue reading

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I know the Bush economic plan is to stick our kids with the bill for their war, tax cuts, etc. I just thought they’d be out of high school when the bill came due.

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links for 2006-05-21

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Shorter Power Line

I don’t read the Power Line blog that often, because I don’t often read right wing blogs, but when I saw that the Daou Report had linked to their post about Ray Nagin’s election win in New Orleans, I went … Continue reading

Posted in Current Events, Katrina, Politics, Race | 1 Comment

links for 2006-05-20

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Find Me Some Fiction

As I’m just starting to revise the novel I wrote for NaNoWriMo, it’s occurred to me that I haven’t been reading much fiction lately, and it might be a good idea to change that. So, I need some suggestions for … Continue reading

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Oklahoma Court OKs Gay Adoptions

I covered Oklahoma’s anti-gay adoption law — which not only prevented gay adoptions in the state, but also prohibited the state from recognizing adoptions granted in other states to same sex couples — when it was passed by the Oklahoma … Continue reading

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Wow, Calories Really Do Count

I almost hesitate to write about this, because the subjects of diet and weight are pretty well loaded. But I saw this over on the miniblog at Waveflux, it struck me funny because I am one of those people who … Continue reading

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Fatwa in Effect

It’s as I suspected. Yesterday I posted an update on the situation with religious anti-gay death squads in Iraq, after seeing an article describing ongoing attacks despite reports that Iraqi cleric Ali al-Sistani had lifted the fatwa against gay men … Continue reading

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Friday Random Ten – “The Thursday Night Edition”

Just in case I’m to busy to post on Friday, this was easy enough to put together and schedule on Thursday night. And-a-one: Fire up the MP3 player And-a-two: Shuffle the whole collecttion And-a-three: Away we go with the first … Continue reading

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Apology Not Accepted

Kudos to Washington D.C. Mayor Anthony Williams has recommended that minister Alfred Owens apologize for blatantly homophobic remarks made during a sermon. Mayor Anthony A. Williams threatened yesterday to remove a prominent minister from his interfaith council if the minister … Continue reading

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links for 2006-05-18

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