interviews Paul Ford. Writer, programmer, general-use commentator, semanticator, prognostificator, humorist. The most compelling person on the net that I’ve read but never met.
Archives for February 2004
has unveiled Textpattern 1.0. You need web space and a working mysql database to play.
He is proposing to remove civil rights from one group of American citizens – and do so in the Constitution itself. The message could not be plainer: these citizens do not fully belong in America. Their relationships must be stigmatized in the very Constitution itself.
a kindly old man. Too bad he’s anything but. Read this article from Vanity Fair to confirm what you probably already knew.
but reading the transcript of Bush’s statement just now, the following quote jumps out at me:
The amendment should fully protect marriage, while leaving the state legislatures free to make their own choices in defining legal arrangements other than marriage.
To me, it is clear that Bush supports Civil Unions. I hope the press will push him on this point, because it is a significant departure from other statements that have come from the right on this issue.