My Dad was asking me what were the "privleges" of marriage and the difference with domestic partnerships, civil unions, etc. We talked about the economics of the institution of marriage (let alone the wedding industry), about property & progeny, and marriage as a contract with financial benefits. My friend L had also addressed this
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Aug 28 Published in Santa Cruz, Politics, Local News, Local Event, Local Doings, Local Business, Current Events, Cruzio by Listingmaverick | Comment (0)
Inside Scoop: Ice Cream and Conversation with the Santa Cruz City Council Candidates
Santa Cruz NEXT, Cruzio Internet, Civinomics, and Santa Cruz Geeks are joining forces to hold a ice cream social with the Santa Cruz City Council candidates.
Come mix and mingle with the candidates over drinks and ice cream on Wednesday, September 19th from 6 to 9 pm
Feb 27 Published in Politics by Purple | Comment (1)
Purple - Eventually You Get To Egypt
The San Francisco Chronicle sounds more like a Rupert Murdoch rag every day. On Valentine's Day, it ran yet another editorial "Pension peril" laying blame and responsibility for the state's budget crisis (and by extension, budget crises across the land) at the feet of public workers and their pensions. The position
Oct 29 Published in Upcoming Events, television, Santa Cruz, Politics, Political Ads, Non Profit, Local Projects, Local News, Local Event, Internet TV, downtown, Current Events, community media, Community, California Politics by CTVsantacruz | Comment (0)
Tune into Community Television of Santa Cruz County on Election Night for
the best and most extensive local coverage of election results and analysis.
Beginning at 7:30pm on Comcast Ch 26/Charter Ch 72, and live streaming at
http://communitytv.org/ctv2, CTV’s election coverage will feature special
hosts and guests from around the county, including Fred Keeley,
Oct 05 Published in television, Santa Cruz, Politics, Non Profit, Local News, Local Event, Local Doings, Local Business, Internet TV, facebook, election 2010, downtown, Current Events, community media, Community by CTVsantacruz | Comment (0)
Community TV has lots going on around the upcoming November 2010 Elections.
CTV will be covering the election LIVE on November 2, Election Night. We will present local real time results and analysis late into the night. You can catch the action on CTV's Comcast 26/Charter 72 channel, which also streams live on the internet thanks to a generous donation
Sep 07 Published in Politics by Purple | Comment (1)
Beware of evil unions. Those pesky workers! How dare teachers, nurses, and steel workers bargain collectively? How dare policemen and firemen and state health inspectors push an agenda? Don't they know lobbying is the exclusive right of corporations?
Conservatives voice such sentiments in utter seriousness. For a local example, take CEO of Graniterock,
Jul 13 Published in Politics, Internet, Geekery by The Editor | Comment (0)
Cruzio is a member of the California ISP Association, who just entered a comment in the FCC website on the hot issue in telecommunications these days: whether the FCC has any authority to regulate the Internet. This came up when the FCC attempted to enforce Net Neutrality and Comcast won a case against them in federal court.
If you are interested in an open
Dec 16 Published in Politics, Inauguration, Epic things, Comedy, Best of 2009 by SmileyFaced | Comment (0)
Bye Bye Bushy!
4, 10. http://outfoxingkarlrove.wordpress.com/
6, 8. http://brettwise.com/blog/2009/01/22/there-and-back-again-our-trip-to-inauguration-2009/
Sep 14 Published in Politics, Lobbies, Health Care by Wordsmith | Comment (2)
As the health care dedate drags on, President Obama is now back pedalling on the public option and is focusing instead on reform that ensures "competition", as if health care is nothing more than a business and a way to generate wealth for corporate stock holders.
No doubt Obama and other middle of the road Democrats feel the need to compromise, and in
Jul 24 Published in Politics, local color, isnt it obvious, Health Care, Economics, California Politics, California Economics by Isnt_it_obvious | Comment (0)
All over California, city leaders, local governments, and special interest groups are gathering to decry the proposed “Gas Tax Redistribution”. According to the Sentinel, 109 cities have already pledged to support a lawsuit against the state, a lawsuit that is tentatively set to be filed once the budget is signed.
The Great Gas Tax Theft, as I like to call
Jul 09 Published in Reflections, Politics, More Musings by RamblingRose | Comment (6)
1. Smile at people you don't know
2. Share your wealth when people ask for help
Jun 25 Published in Politics, Crime, Community by SmileyFaced | Comment (1)
Jun 09 Published in Politics, Local News, Health Care, Economics, California Economics by SmileyFaced | Comment (2)
The Teen Center, the Womans Rehab, the State Parks, the schools, medical, healthy kids, the list goes on.
We are literally losing America here, people. How far are we going to let this go? Meanwhile, they want to drop chemicals on our heads, they want to climb all up in reproductive organs, they want to regulate the marriage bed, they want listen to our
Feb 18 Published in Politics, Economics, Current Events by SmileyFaced | Comment (0)
bloggers note: Although I am a writer and a citizen journalist, I have had no time of late to write my own. I do not claim ownership over this article nor the other articles I have posted. I always include the original author's name and where it was published with links. Eventually i will be able to write my own, but for now I am re-posting stories which I
Jan 17 Published in stuff we all need, Politics, Poems, Philosophicalpolitical musings, Personal Development, More Musings, Little Stories, Extraordinary Sights by Chris | Comment (0)
I wasn't able to sleep, and judging from the noises coming from the washer, drier and Jake's room in the wee morning hours, neither was Jake.
We both had a 4:30 AM wake-up to get the lad to SFO for his 8:05AM direct flight to Dulles airport in D.C. for his Congressional Youth Leadership Council trip to the inaguration of President number 44, Mr. Barak
Jan 10 Published in Upcoming Events, Santa Cruz, Reflections, Politics, Current Events by RamblingRose | Comment (2)
Jan 06 Published in Stock Market, Reflections, Quotes, Politics, Current Events by RamblingRose | Comment (0)
October 27, 2008
Jan 02 Published in Politics, Political Ads, Best of 2008 by Peggy | Comment (0)
Josh Marshall and the team at TalkingPointsMemo.com hand out awards in several political categories, such as Best Scandal and Sleaziest Ad:
Dec 05 Published in Quotes, Politics, Current Events by RamblingRose | Comment (2)
Dr. Laura Schlessinger is a radio personality who dispenses advice to people who call in to her radio show. Recently, she said that, as an observant Orthodox Jew, homosexuality is an abomination according to Leviticus 18:22 and cannot be condoned under any circumstance. The following is an open letter to Dr. Laura penned by Jim, the
Nov 07 Published in Politics, happy time by Peggy | Comment (0)
Check out the downtown Santa Cruz scene on Election night 2008 — joyous celebrants pouring into the streets, a spontaneous demonstration of happiness.