The President made it official: he voiced his support for same-sex couples to be legally married. President Obama has moved from previous views that marriage was defined as man and woman, to providing equal rights through civil unions and has now evolved to his current belief that same-sex marriage should be law. The timing of this comes just after North Carolina voted to ban gay marriage. While, I am grateful that the President has finally made his decision as to which side of the fence he will stand on this issue, it is a side that I don’t fully agree with.
I don’t really blame all young people. They simply don’t have the wisdom, knowledge or emotional skill-set necessary to reason in a lucid, rational and mature manner—that’s why they’re kids. They are learning, experiencing and hopefully for all of us, evolving.
Newt Gingrich is out – well, mostly. He announced that he would suspend his campaign and through his ginormous ego and support behind Mitt Romney. Wait…is this the same Newt who vowed to stay in the Republican presidential contest right up to the national convention in late August? Yes, the very same. So the question is, why now? Did Gingrich finally grasp the reality that his campaign shut down months ago? Or was it something else?
Many of the attacks hurled at the president by the Romney campaign are about jobs. They are usually about how badly the president has handled the economy. The Romney campaign has made points
Let’s take a look at these two points and see where those claims actually lead, shall we?
Women have lost a total of 693,000 jobs since the month before President Obama took office. How he is responsible for January 2009 when he took the oath of office during the third week of that month is beyond me, but let us leave that alone. He’s made to be responsible for it by the Romney campaign.
When we use a search engine like Google, or log on to a social networking site like Facebook, we are accessing a kind of personalized vault of consumer information. Facebook makes money showing ad banners that have been tailored to our interests based on previous online searches. Similarly, the Google search algorithms attempt to tailor our “hits” to what we’re most likely looking for based on previous activity. For things like car loans, tablecloths, and music downloads, this may be a perfectly harmless way of going about our consumer “research”. However, what happens when you apply the same filters and screening processes to searches for more complex things, like your news?