Love and marriage. . . .

Marriage License
News Headline: “Sparked by controversy over same-sex marriages, the Oklahoma House of Representatives passed a bill Tuesday that would abolish marriage licenses. . . .”
. . . and so protected a tradition held dear by some Oklahomans that marriage can be only a union between a bigot and a dimwit.

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QT groves of academe update

SAE
News Headline: “2 University of Oklahoma students expelled over racist chant.”
The students might have been punished in other ways–and then kept in classes so they could become informed, civilized human beings.
But that’s not what universities are for.

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Taking inventory

U.S. Capitol
News Headline: “GOP senators send letter to Iran in attempt to undermine nuclear talks.”
Those not taking part:
Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), Sen. Dan Coats (R-Ind.), Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.), Sen. Susan Collins (R-Me.), Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.),  Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) and Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska).
So we look on bright side.
Not all Republican senators are either subversive or crazy.

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