From the daily archives: Monday, June 25, 2007

Yeah, it’s a day early, but yesterday’s Copa Oro final in Chicago between Mexico and Estados Unidos served up one absolutely terrific golazo from young American midfielder Benny Feilhaber.

Fantastic match winning strike!

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Elizabeth Edwards Gets It

On June 25, 2007 By

John Edwards doesn’t strike me as a bigot or a homophobe- just an old white guy without a diverse set of friends- or maybe just a southern politician trying to please too many people.

I have to give him credit for at least wanting to guarantee gay and lesbian couples the same rights as straight couples even if he still has an “internal conflict” about same-sex marriage.

His wife, on the other hand, isn’t so “conflicted”.

In a speech yesterday in San Francisco Elizabeth Edwards said:

“ I don’t know why somebody else’s marriage has anything to do […]

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Back from my business-enforced sabbatical, and catching up on the news from the past week led me across this gem: George Bush is claiming that the Office of the President is not part of the Executive Branch of the Federal Government.

An executive order that Bush issued in March 2003 ? amending an existing order ? requires all government agencies that are part of the executive branch to submit to oversight. Although it doesn’t specifically say so, Bush’s order was not meant to apply to the vice president’s office or the president’s office, a White House spokesman said.

I […]

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