Category Archives: Maryland

O’Malley’s Marriage Muddle

Given the phenomenon of Tim Kaine — which continues to fulfill expectations — and Democrats’ lack of any coherent strategy on gay issues (other than running in the other direction), I suppose I shouldn’t be surprised that the front-runner for … Continue reading

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Funny Money in MD

I haven’t blogged much about local issues since moving out of the district, but yesterday the hubby had an appointment in the city and I rode in with him. So instead of my usual routine of listening to the iPod … Continue reading

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Ehrlich Finally Antes Up

He must have sensed that something was coming. I got too busy to post about it yesterday, but Maryland’s Republican governor has tried to make good on his promise to present his own bill after he vetoed gay rights bills … Continue reading

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Marry-Land? Maybe.

Looks like I’m gonna be a lobbyist for a day. Just a couple of nights ago I went to a local Equality Maryland meeting about their upcoming lobby day in February. The guy leading the meeting happened to be one … Continue reading

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Festivus AofG

I hope it’s not too late to get in on the annual Festivus Airing of Grievances. Because I have one that’s been stewing since the eve of the holiday. Mark has a good list going, so I thought I’d chime … Continue reading

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Building Booms & the Drawbridge Effect

I’ve written before about the building moratorium in Chevy Chase, MD, where our new home happens to be under construction (and not affected by the moratorium). Well, since then it’s become a national story. We missed the Sixty Minutes story … Continue reading

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Teach Your Children Well

No sooner do we settle our family in Maryland than we find that we have a battle going no in our back yard. Namely, the wingnuts — this time in the form of Parents and Friends of Ex-gays (PFOX) and … Continue reading

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Signs of Discontent in MD

A while back I posted about the building moratorium in Chevy Chase, MD, and the issue of “mansionization.” Well, fortunately the moratorium didn’t affect the building of our house, because we were already well into construction when the moratorium passed, … Continue reading

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No Mo’ “Mansions”

I don’t blog much about local news, but given the basic points of the progressive blog report, perhaps I’d better start. I wrote earlier about the building moratorium under consideration in Chevy Chase, MD — a suburb just outside D.C. … Continue reading

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Drop the Hammer

And the nails, and the saw, and those two-by-fours. Pretty much hold everything. That’s the message that some folks building new homes or expanding existing homes in Chevy Chase, MD are getting from their neighbors. I realize that I don’t … Continue reading

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