So after two years and much prayer, Senator Rob Portman (R-Ohio) has decided to change his mind regarding the issue of gay marriage.
And the Monarchs We shall talk again sometime, And I shall speak timidly About the morning’s quarter moon. I won’t mention Joyce or Hemingway or Kant, For I have never read their useless, futile words. When inspired and perhaps calm, I shall hint at the irony of all things, And I shall want […]
Passion Around Two Coffee Pots After you have heated the coffee pots And after you have emptied and cleaned them, We will talk yet again Around our silly, incipient love. I shall want to discuss it naked With you in a shower, But I cannot. I shall only gaze And converse nervously About the […]
Voting is an inherently altruistic act, because while your actual vote generally makes absolutely no difference (at least within a large population), the principle of an individual act of voting, writ large, determines the government. So, voting is like Kant’s categorical imperative…would society fall apart if everybody voted? No. What if everybody did not vote? […]