Shaker Tracy sends this article about the guy behind "Colorado's proposed Amendment 48, the so-called Human Life Amendment, a controversial mandate that seeks to confer constitutional rights to fertilized human eggs." Charming.
Shaker Oddjob recommends this interview with out philanthropist, businessman, and Congressional hopeful Jared Polis.
Shaker Lena emails to let us know that part the Westboro Church (aka the Phelps cult) burned and, naturally, Patriarch Fred blames judges and gays: "You won't be surprised the Phelps clan picketed the firefighers who showed up to put out the blaze. Their next-door neighbor thinks the Phelps set it themselves to scare her out. But of course [Fred] is claiming it's a hate crime... Unfortunately, I don't have any violins tiny enough. Maybe it's a sign from God that God hates bigots."
Shaker Meg sends along this item about Australian doctors warning against the "designer vagina" craze. This shit makes me want to start the
And for the baseballies among us, Iain sent this interesting article about closers.