U. S. Federal Court; Chief U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker

"Proposition 8 fails to advance any rational basis in singling out gay men and lesbians for denial of a marriage license."  (Quote links to a .pdf file of the Justice Walker’s decision.)  Please read.  Please read the judges decision.  Please be sure to read the judges decision so that if nothing else you will understand what what it is that is so exciting about this declaration, and what all the hype is about.  Too include why it isn’t such a big victory in the first place.   

The proponents of Prop 8 had an opportunity and failed.  When the light of day was shown into the darkened corners of their arguments nothing could stand on its own.  In fact after reading the judges decision, I’ve seen colanders with fewer holes.

Dr. Laura in the Male Form; David Blackenhorn, My new HERO

This gentleman is just one of the many witnesses that contributed to the statement made by Justice Walker’s statement: "Moral disapproval alone is an improper basis on which to deny rights to gay men and lesbians. The evidence shows conclusively that Proposition 8 enacts, without reason, a private moral view that same-sex couples are inferior to opposite-sex couples."

David Blackenhorn; received a BA in Social Studies from a sorry little Eastern liberal arts college, Harvard.  He received a MA from the University of Warwick, in England.  He has written a few books on Fatherhood…  (Rereading what I just typed.)  [No, it still doesn’t make any sense.]  Okay – books do not make you an expert, precedence has established.  However, an education in the area that you are to have expertise in…  Helpful.  I would have suggest psychology, or clergy.

Alright if all else fails, you can hope to perform well during cross examination.  (Not – he refused.)  At least hold true to your convictions.  If you’re going to be a witness for the proponents, shut your mouth if your going to prove your opponents argument. 

At what point did my hero fail his cause, the moment that he silences his alarm clock.  I think he should have just taken a cab to the Presidio or to the Muir Woods for a hike.  Skip court today…  You’ll regret it…

“Blankenhorn testified he wrote and agrees with the statement ‘I believe that today the principle of equal human dignity must apply to gay and lesbian persons. In that sense, insofar as we are a nation founded on this principle, we would be more American on the day we permitted same sex marriage than we were the day before.’” (Walker, pg 48 line 17)

Sorry, No woo-Hoo

As much as I would like to, I cannot celebrate this.  Yes, I am happy for the idea that discrimination is finding yet another death knell being written in its honor.  This decision still has to clear the 9th Appeals then the Supreme Court.  The 9th has faced this discussion and similar before and have been level headed.  The Supreme court hasn’t been so understanding.  When the blind lady smiles and winks at me…  Then I’ll whoop.

Back on with the important stuff…

Naomi Campbell, sure – this is really a Boca Burger.  I just wrapped it up into a McDonald’s wrapper to recycle.  She gave them away to be used for a children’s charity with Nelson Mandela’s name.  The director that she gave them too, still has them, thirteen years later.

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(Airing September 23, 2020 – the Season Premier of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation with the Bieber.)  Justin seen on set grabbing a quick bite and the chance to audition for the next Eclipse movie.  I don’t think he’s a werewolf.  Vampire maybe.  With those bangs?  Notice the corpse – got his pants from Banana Republic.  Cannot say that I would have the same reaction.  I am not a fan of the show.  I am just on a boot-Bieber kick and I thought this was a fun picture.