Politics: October 2006

All Candidates Welcomed and Members of the Community Invited

Filed by Chris Douglas | October 31, 2006 | 8:56 AM | comments

The Indy Rainbow Chamber of Commerce will be hosting its November afterhours on Wednesday, November 1st at Greg's, 231 East 16th Street from 5:30 to 7:00 pm. While we have had candidates attend in two featured races, Marion County Sheriff...Read More


Meet Sheriff Frank Anderson and Candidate for Sheriff Steve Davis

Filed by Chris Douglas | October 31, 2006 | 8:40 AM | comments

Please join the Indianapolis Rainbow Chamber of Commerce at our monthly Business After Hours, tomorrow, November 1st, 5:30 to 7:00 pm. This month, Sheriff Frank Anderson and candidate for Sheriff Steve Davis will be our guests. The After Hours will...Read More


On Gay-Bashing

Filed by Chris Douglas | October 30, 2006 | 9:06 PM | comments

We have seen an ongoing multi-year campaign of aggression waged against the gay community by the House Republican Caucus under the leadership of Brian Bosma. This campaign was concocted for a simple reason: to villify a decent, powerless, law-abiding minority...Read More


IN-03 Is Tom Hayhurst running homophobic ads?

Filed by Jerame Davis | October 30, 2006 | 4:18 PM | comments

Watch this ad from Dr. Tom Hayhurst (D). He is running for Congress in the Indiana 3rd Congressional district against incumbent Mark Souder (R): Hat tip to Advance Indiana for the original video... Several, including AI and a number of...Read More


IN-03 Is Tom Hayhurst running homophobic ads?

Filed by Jerame Davis | October 30, 2006 | 4:18 PM | comments

Watch this ad from Dr. Tom Hayhurst (D). He is running for Congress in the Indiana 3rd Congressional district against incumbent Mark Souder (R): Hat tip to Advance Indiana for the original video... Several, including AI and a number of...Read More


Dixie Chicks movie

Filed by Bil Browning | October 30, 2006 | 1:39 AM | comments

NBC and CW may not want you to see the trailer for the Dixie Chicks new movie, but you can preview the movie here on bilerico.com! The flick open nationwide on November 10th and has had fairly positive reviews....Read More


First Republicans Mixer and Meet-n-Greet with Carl Brizzi

Filed by Chris Douglas | October 29, 2006 | 5:35 PM | comments

Calling all First Republicans, old-line Republicans, young Republicans, pro-business Republicans, fiscal-conservative-strong-on-defense-socially-moderate Republicans, glbt Republicans, Republican women, and even once-was-a-Republican-but-can-hardly-stand-the-Party-now Independents! Added together, we are the future of the Republican Party in Indianapolis. Our city needs a strong Republican Party dedicated...Read More


First Republicans Seeking Organizers and Volunteers

Filed by Chris Douglas | October 28, 2006 | 11:00 AM | comments

First Republicans Forum was initially founded as an organization directed toward encouraging open discussion within the Republican Party. The organization has evolved to embrace its own set of Principles, and calls for organizers and volunteers to help engage politically....Read More


First Republicans Seeking Organizers and Volunteers

Filed by Chris Douglas | October 28, 2006 | 11:00 AM | comments

First Republicans Forum was initially founded as an organization directed toward encouraging open discussion within the Republican Party. The organization has evolved to embrace its own set of Principles, and calls for organizers and volunteers to help engage politically....Read More


Help Democrats Stop the Madness!

Filed by Jerame Davis | October 27, 2006 | 7:51 PM | comments

You may notice the little box on the right of the page. It's a contribution block from ActBlue, a progressive organization raising funds for Democrats all over the country. Steph, from A Commonplace Book, setup the ActBlue account and...Read More


Republicans use "Marriage" Amendment in last-ditch campaign effort

Filed by Bil Browning | October 27, 2006 | 11:49 AM | comments

Thursday morning saw Indiana Republican leaders latching on to the New Jersey Supreme Court decision extending equal protections to same-sex couples. While ignoring that four of the seven New Jersey justices were appointed by a Republican governor, the State's current...Read More


On the Amendment Debate

Filed by Chris Douglas | October 27, 2006 | 8:35 AM | comments

On the First Republicans Forum, I have posted in response to a critic an analysis of the impact of the amendment on prospects for legislation on intestate inheritance and an observation about the Governor's statement in this morning's Star....Read More


Evan "Scrooge" Bayh - Hoarding Millions

Filed by Jerame Davis | October 26, 2006 | 5:18 PM | comments

So, finally, John Kerry coughs up some of his leftover 2004 Presidential campaign war chest to be distributed to Democrats in tough fights across the country. $500K, is chump change considering he has between $12 million and $16 million depending...Read More


Evan "Scrooge" Bayh - Hoarding Millions

Filed by Jerame Davis | October 26, 2006 | 5:18 PM | comments

So, finally, John Kerry coughs up some of his leftover 2004 Presidential campaign war chest to be distributed to Democrats in tough fights across the country. $500K, is chump change considering he has between $12 million and $16 million depending...Read More


Conspiracy nuts, start your engines...

Filed by Jerame Davis | October 26, 2006 | 2:29 PM | comments

UPDATE 2: The blogger has been identified as Lane Hudson, of Michigan. Have a look-see. UPDATE: The New York times has an article that confirms most of the details below. Check it out... The statement below is attributed to Brad...Read More


Court Majority and Entire Dissent: Republican Appointees

Filed by Chris Douglas | October 25, 2006 | 4:56 PM | comments

(It's important for Republican leadership to note that in other states, it has been Republican-appointed courts that have upheld the equal protection clause of the Bill of Rights in these cases. New Jersey is not the first state in which...Read More


WE WON!!!

Filed by Ellen Andersen | October 25, 2006 | 3:20 PM | comments

NJ Supreme Court rules gay couples have equal right to all benefits of marriage. Leaves name up to legislature. 4-3 decision. Here's the thing: the 3 who dissented argued that only marriage would do. That 7 votes for civil unions...Read More


WE WON!!!

Filed by Ellen Andersen | October 25, 2006 | 3:20 PM | comments

NJ Supreme Court rules gay couples have equal right to all benefits of marriage. Leaves name up to legislature. 4-3 decision. Here's the thing: the 3 who dissented argued that only marriage would do. That 7 votes for civil unions...Read More


Hostettler Ad Reaches New Lows

Filed by Ellen Andersen | October 25, 2006 | 2:38 PM | comments

Less than two weeks before the election and now the gloves are really starting to come off. Check out the new ad Hostettler has out. The centerpiece: Nancy Pelosi, Barney Frank, and the gay agenda. According to the voice-over, if...Read More


Hostettler Ad Reaches New Lows

Filed by Ellen Andersen | October 25, 2006 | 2:38 PM | comments

Less than two weeks before the election and now the gloves are really starting to come off. Check out the new ad Hostettler has out. The centerpiece: Nancy Pelosi, Barney Frank, and the gay agenda. According to the voice-over, if...Read More


The Question I did not ask

Filed by Bil Browning | October 25, 2006 | 1:41 PM | comments

At Annette's invitation, along with a few friends, I attended the JCRC's Annual Political Action Workshop: Indiana State House Debates, last night. Present were: Representative David Orentlicher (D) and challenger Kathryn Densborn (R); Representative Cindy Noe (R) and challenger Leona...Read More


GOP breaks out gay marriage (again)

Filed by Jennifer Wagner | October 25, 2006 | 11:45 AM | comments

Cross-posted from Taking Down Words: State Republican lawmakers unveiled yet another component of their 12-step legislative recovery program yesterday. Something about keeping criminal behind bars longer. Good idea. Too bad it would cost the state millions, and B-Boz, per usual,...Read More


Watch New Jersey today

Filed by Don Sherfick | October 25, 2006 | 8:20 AM | comments

I just got an E-Mail from Lambda Legal indicating that the New Jersey Supreme Court is due to announce its long-awaited decision on same-sex marriage today (Wednesday) at 3 p.m. EST (why not EDT I don't know...that would make it...Read More


Chocola and Stem cells - What a powerful ad

Filed by Jerame Davis | October 24, 2006 | 9:18 PM | comments

Hat tip to AmericaBlog for the ad. I don't know how many minds it will change, but it's definitely one of the best ads of the cycle. What do you think?...Read More


Marion County teachers endorse Russell Brown!

Filed by Bil Browning | October 24, 2006 | 2:22 PM | comments

Today State Senate Candidate Russell Brown welcomed the support of area classroom teachers in his campaign to represent Senate District 31 in the Statehouse. Brown, a long time public servant, recently received the endorsement of the Marion County Political Action...Read More


Ron Liggett and David Orentlicher: Two Candidates Worthy of GLBT Support

Filed by Karen Celestino-Horseman | October 23, 2006 | 10:35 AM | comments

Attention members, family and friends of the GLBT community - your financial support and election day assistance is needed by former State Representative Ron Liggett, author of the legislative proposal that included sexual orientation in Indiana's nondiscrimination code. In the...Read More


Follow Up to Lambda Legal Dinner

Filed by Linda Perdue | October 23, 2006 | 9:36 AM | comments

David Wene recently listed on GayIndy some of the elected or appointed individuals who attended the Lambda Legal Benefit Dinner on September 21, 2006, as well as some candidates. I also listed some, but didn't have access to the full...Read More


On Davis Vs. Anderson for Sheriff

Filed by Chris Douglas | October 21, 2006 | 2:20 PM | comments

I have spoken with Steve Davis, candidate for Marion County Sheriff. As his yard sign had been among several delivered to me, I telephoned in order to ascertain his position with regard to nondiscrimination on the basis of sexual orientation...Read More


Three candidates oppose amendment

Filed by Don Sherfick | October 21, 2006 | 7:09 AM | comments

At yesterday's blogger forum put together by Bil Browning, each of the three candidates for the Indiana General Assembly expressed their opposition to SJR7, the proposed so-called "marriage amendment" to the Indiana Constitution. (I like the suggestion of many of...Read More


Today's blogger forum

Filed by Bil Browning | October 20, 2006 | 6:06 PM | comments

Russell Brown, David Orentlicher and John Barnes face off with the bloggers. That's the back of my head there in the picture. The blogger forum I put together was today. Dr. David Orentlicher (Incumbent - House district 86), John...Read More


Brizzi Vs. Kennedy

Filed by Chris Douglas | October 20, 2006 | 12:17 PM | comments

The Marion County Prosecutor's race in my opinion is between two good candidates. That said, I believe that current Prosecutor Carl Brizzi is an individual whose successful re-election would, in a year of Republican defeat, send a powerful message to...Read More


On Voting Republican

Filed by Chris Douglas | October 20, 2006 | 10:23 AM | comments

I'm hearing it regularly now, a sentiment with which I sympathize, not only from gay Republicans, but from straight Republicans who long since have begun rethinking their affiliation with the Republican Party. . From a die-hard Republican married woman living...Read More


Those legal beagles!

Filed by Don Sherfick | October 20, 2006 | 7:53 AM | comments

For those of you puzzled and weary over the meaning of "the legal incidents of marriage" in the proposed Indiana amendment, take a break to contemplate this serenely blissful representation of "The Beagle Incidents of Marriage". [Sorry, I find puns...Read More


Those legal beagles!

Filed by Don Sherfick | October 20, 2006 | 7:53 AM | comments

For those of you puzzled and weary over the meaning of "the legal incidents of marriage" in the proposed Indiana amendment, take a break to contemplate this serenely blissful representation of "The Beagle Incidents of Marriage". [Sorry, I find puns...Read More


Funniest Line of the day

Filed by Linda Perdue | October 20, 2006 | 6:24 AM | comments

From BuzzFlash: in reference to Bush's equating Iraq with Vietnam: The difference between Iraq and Vietnam is that Bush had an exit strategy for Vietnam....Read More


Anti-Marriage Amendments on the Ballot

Filed by Ellen Andersen | October 19, 2006 | 2:15 PM | comments

Voters in eight states will decide whether or not to add anti-marriage amendments to their state constitutions on November 7th. Art Leonard provide this excellent analysis of the amendments and their potential impact....Read More


Guest post by Mike Kole: Libertarian candidate for Indiana Secretary of State

Filed by Guest Blogger | October 19, 2006 | 11:26 AM | comments

(Editor's note: The following is a guest post by Mike Kole, the Libertarian candidate for Indiana Secretary of State. Mike writes about the Libertarian Party's views on sexual orientation and gender identity as well as his own candidacy. If you...Read More


Guest post by Mike Kole: Libertarian candidate for Indiana Secretary of State

Filed by Guest Blogger | October 19, 2006 | 11:26 AM | comments

(Editor's note: The following is a guest post by Mike Kole, the Libertarian candidate for Indiana Secretary of State. Mike writes about the Libertarian Party's views on sexual orientation and gender identity as well as his own candidacy. If you...Read More


Emerging Consensus on Nondiscrimination

Filed by Chris Douglas | October 19, 2006 | 7:34 AM | comments

According to a report in today's Indianapolis Star, the nation's Roman Catholic bishops said that they are developing new guidelines for ministry to gays, affirming many of that church's traditional positions, but condemning discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation....Read More


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Upcoming blogger forum

Filed by Bil Browning | October 18, 2006 | 7:47 PM | comments

I'm proud to announce that I've put together a small blogger forum with some local progressive candidates on Friday. I've booked a small meeting space and four candidates have agreed to come and talk to the assembled bloggers and let...Read More


Runnemede: To Be Revisited?

Filed by Marla R. Stevens | October 18, 2006 | 6:47 PM | comments

Regarding the Military Commissions Act: Open Letter to the Magna Charta Dames ... The Peter Sellers-esque spectre of a tiny army of blue-blooded blue-hairs marching on the nation's capitol notwithstanding... Read More


Job opportunity - Torture Corp

Filed by Bil Browning | October 18, 2006 | 5:38 PM | comments

Fresh out of high school? Never got around to completing ITT Technical Institute? Just looking for something to get you out from behind the desk? Hey, buddy, when BushCo said they were going to create high paying jobs in...Read More


Out of Idaho

Filed by Bil Browning | October 18, 2006 | 2:33 PM | comments

Pssst. Did you hear about the Republican Senator from Idaho? He's the latest casualty in the Foley fallout. Was he sending "naughty e-mails?" No. Acting inappropriately with pages? Nope. Senator Larry Craig (R - ID) was having sex with other...Read More


Pirouetting for Prosecutor

Filed by Jerame Davis | October 18, 2006 | 11:36 AM | comments

There has been plenty of talk about whether "experience" is a necessary part of being prosecutor. Specifically, does one need to have ever tried criminal cases before a jury in order to be qualified to be prosecutor in Marion County?...Read More


Mayor Peterson endorses Russell Brown!

Filed by Bil Browning | October 18, 2006 | 11:05 AM | comments

Calling him a fresh new voice that's needed in the Statehouse, today Indianapolis Mayor Bart Peterson threw his support behind Russell Brown's State Senate campaign. Brown, a long-time public servant, is running in Senate District 31 on Indianapolis' east and...Read More


Immediate Call to Forward Flyers

Filed by Chris Douglas | October 17, 2006 | 6:21 PM | comments

Gary Welsh of Advance Indiana has called attention to gay bashing mailers sent out at the behest of the Indiana Republican Party. These mailers, if as described, are unacceptable, and would represent a clear departure from the practices of State...Read More


Hostettler has "essentially given up on his re-election bid"

Filed by Jerame Davis | October 17, 2006 | 3:45 PM | comments

HPR has the buzz: Informed and reliable Republican sources are telling HPR that U.S. Rep. John Hostettler has essentially given up on his re-election bid. The sources say that Hostettler has informed key Republican allies in Vanderburgh County that he...Read More


Hostettler has "essentially given up on his re-election bid"

Filed by Jerame Davis | October 17, 2006 | 3:45 PM | comments

HPR has the buzz: Informed and reliable Republican sources are telling HPR that U.S. Rep. John Hostettler has essentially given up on his re-election bid. The sources say that Hostettler has informed key Republican allies in Vanderburgh County that he...Read More


Turning off the media filter

Filed by Bil Browning | October 17, 2006 | 10:36 AM | comments

Don't you know that if you turn off the media filter and you could really hear what Bush is saying that it would sound something like this? Maybe if... (Isn't that Their Man Mitch sitting and beaming there at...Read More


This Just In: Voters not Stupid

Filed by Chris Douglas | October 17, 2006 | 7:31 AM | comments

As if its breaking news, CNN has released the startling data from its latest poll. It turns out that voters care about terrorism, Iraq, the economy, North Korea' s nulcear endeavors, in that order. These things do matter, as even...Read More


More on Forced Outing

Filed by Scott Barnes | October 16, 2006 | 8:16 AM | comments

I heard part of a story last week on NPR about the ongoing outing of political figures and the members of their staffs in Washington. It's clear that as the Republican party has become more intolerant of GLBT issues, those...Read More


Yard Signs Defaced

Filed by Chris Douglas | October 14, 2006 | 4:24 PM | comments

Driving on the North side of Indianapolis today I was witness to many defaced yard signs of Katherine Densborn, Republican challenger to incumbent Democrat David Orentlicher. The signs were defaced literally, as each sign's picture of Katherine had an image...Read More


What Percent of Indiana's Population is Gay?

Filed by Chris Douglas | October 14, 2006 | 1:48 PM | comments

Gary Welsh of Advance Indiana has called attention to a study recently released which tallies the percentage of our population that self-identifies as glbt. Self identification can be an incomplete concept, because many who have a biologic same sex orientation...Read More


Marking the Passing of Rep. Gerry Studds

Filed by Marla R. Stevens | October 14, 2006 | 12:23 PM | comments

Rep. Gerry Studds, age 69, died today due to pulmonary embolism. With the Foley issue hot in the press, Gerry's affair with a page that rightfully earned him censure is the MSM's obituary meme but they're neglecting the critical dissimilarities. ... Gerry Studds had the courage to be real, to feel, to grow, and used his life's experiences in the service of others. The angels will welcome him and, I imagine the spirit of the young Holocaust victim he held in his heart will be among them.Read More


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Quote of the Day

Filed by Ed Team | October 14, 2006 | 9:48 AM | comments

"Have I done something to offend the White House ... I am always getting the shaft ... they came to ft pierce a few weeks ago and said I was not allowed to attend ... yet joe negron is there...Read More


GOP attack ad

Filed by Bil Browning | October 14, 2006 | 9:26 AM | comments

Have you seen this David Zucker-produced attack ad for the GOP? They decided not to use it since it was "a little over the top." Geez. Uh, yeah! In the same way cannibalism is "a little" different from making...Read More


A Boost for Bayh?

Filed by Ellen Andersen | October 13, 2006 | 2:42 PM | comments

According to this story in the Washington Post, former Virginia governor Mark R. Warner's decision to bow out of the 2008 Democratic presidential race yesterday looks like it might boost Evan Bayh's chances to emerge as the main alternative to...Read More


Y'all Come!

Filed by Sheila S. Kennedy | October 13, 2006 | 10:26 AM | comments

I would like to invite bilerico.com readers to an exciting event being held by the American Values Alliance (AVA). As a board member of the AVA, I thought you might enjoy hearing about it....Read More


Bush administration double standard on gay marriage

Filed by Don Sherfick | October 13, 2006 | 10:08 AM | comments

Andrew Sullivan links this morning to a USA Today item that highlights what it calls the "GOP's gay identity crisis". It features a picture of Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice swearing in Mark Dybul as the country's new global AIDS...Read More


St Luke's Justice Committee: Community Forum on the proposed "Marriage Amendments"

Filed by Linda Perdue | October 12, 2006 | 5:44 AM | comments

St. Luke's Justice Committee is sponsoring a Community Forum on the proposed "Marriage Amendments" A Political, Biological, Sociological, and Theological Perspective Oct 25, 7 - 9 p.m. St. Luke's Fellowship Hall. Participants: The Honorable Gov.John Mutz, Former Lieutenant Governor Moderator;...Read More


National House Republican Campaign Committee: Go Home to Washington

Filed by Chris Douglas | October 11, 2006 | 9:22 PM | comments

Cross Posted from First Republicans The National House Republican Campaign Committee is flooding our airwaves with ads attacking Hill on behalf of Sodrel. For what? Refusing at some time to back a national anti-gay marriage amendment that couldn't even find...Read More


Not worth the trouble, Pat?!?

Filed by Bil Browning | October 11, 2006 | 12:46 PM | comments

I have some red meat to throw out to the readers today. Feel free to digest in the comments... While we've come to expect hateful, homophobic legislation from the Republican side of the aisle (constitutional amendment, no support for LGBT...Read More


JCRC's 2006 Political Action Workshop

Filed by Annette Gross | October 11, 2006 | 11:42 AM | comments

On Tuesday, October 24, 2006, at 7:00 p.m., the Jewish Community Relation Council is hosting the 2006 POLITICAL ACTION WORKSHOP FOR STATEHOUSE CANDIDATES DEBATES. The candidates include: House District 86: Rep. David Orentlicher (D) and Challenger Kathryn Densborn (R) House...Read More


Brown proposes program to plug "Brain Drain"

Filed by Bil Browning | October 11, 2006 | 9:39 AM | comments

In an effort to plug Indiana's "Brain Drain" State Senate District 31 Candidate Russell Brown recently proposed the creation of the Indiana Graduate Retention and Attraction Tax (GREAT) Credit. The program would provide tax incentives for graduates of Indiana's public...Read More


These people are truly sick...

Filed by Jerame Davis | October 11, 2006 | 12:48 AM | comments

Come on! Seriously? Have they no decency? So let's recap... A Republican Congressman can perv on teenagers in the halls of Congress. Several Republican Congressmen can be derelict in their duties to deal with the problem. Some Republican Congressmen...Read More


Bosma has got to go!

Filed by Bil Browning | October 10, 2006 | 10:58 AM | comments

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 27 IT'S A NIGHT OF COMEDY To Support SUSAN FULDAUER For State Representative JOIN US AT MORTY'S COMEDY JOINT 3625 E. 96th St. DOORS OPEN 6pm SHOW STARTS 7pm $30 DONATION Preshow Hors d'oeuvres 2 Drink Minimum FOR...Read More


The Navy Releases One Of Its Best

Filed by Karen Celestino-Horseman | October 09, 2006 | 11:23 AM | comments

Lieutenant Commander William Swift of the United States Navy took an oath to defend and protect the United States Constitution. It was Swift who argued that the military tribunals at Guantanamo Bay were stepping on the Constitution. The Supreme Court...Read More


The Navy Releases One Of Its Best

Filed by Karen Celestino-Horseman | October 09, 2006 | 11:23 AM | comments

Lieutenant Commander William Swift of the United States Navy took an oath to defend and protect the United States Constitution. It was Swift who argued that the military tribunals at Guantanamo Bay were stepping on the Constitution. The Supreme Court...Read More


On Kathryn Densborn, Candidate for Indiana House

Filed by Chris Douglas | October 07, 2006 | 2:39 PM | comments

I've always felt it important, whether pro- or con, to know a candidate's position on issues important to the glbt community. How a candidate is likely to vote can often be misconstrued, so until a candidate signals a strong affinity...Read More


Wonderful Wal-Mart?

Filed by Bil Browning | October 07, 2006 | 12:32 PM | comments

You might remember a few weeks ago when Wal-Mart announced that it would be selling some generic medications for $4. (Prices so low even their employees can afford them!) Isn't our generous overlord wonderful? But you might have missed some...Read More


The Foley Scandal: Time to Acknowledge the Corn

Filed by Chris Douglas | October 07, 2006 | 12:00 PM | comments

In frontier parliance, to "Acknowledge the Corn" is to acknowledge that part of an opponent's argument which has become so obvious and irrefutable as to be embarrassing. In the Foley scandal, the Republican Party has now joined the Catholic Church...Read More


What cover up?

Filed by Bil Browning | October 05, 2006 | 10:17 AM | comments

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Meet Brizzi and Kennedy II

Filed by Chris Douglas | October 04, 2006 | 2:00 PM | comments

Please join the Indianapolis Rainbow Chamber of Commerce at our monthly Business After Hours, Today, October 4th, 5:30 to 7:00 pm. This month, the Republican candidate for re-election to Marion County Prosecutor, Carl Brizzi Kennedy, will be our guest. The...Read More


Advance Indiana Horsepucky

Filed by Marla R. Stevens | October 04, 2006 | 12:27 PM | comments

Gary over at Advance Indiana is on a conspiracy theory jag. He's conconcted some wild theory about Julia Carson and a local bank and her opponent and is using my KIser post that was removed from this blog just prior...Read More


The truth is bad enough

Filed by Bil Browning | October 03, 2006 | 10:30 PM | comments

What is it about a sex scandal that gets the American blood pumping? The lurid details, the steamy stories, and the automatic gross-out factor combine into a boiling mess of gruel that we suck down like caviar. And so it...Read More


Regarding Eric Dickerson

Filed by Chris Douglas | October 03, 2006 | 10:25 PM | comments

I've been wrestling internally with the topic of Eric Dickerson. Even as a Republican, I've been a supporter of Julia Carson in the past, for Julia was the only person I remember in 1996 stepping to the plate and embracing...Read More


Coming To A Nature Preserve Near You - Coal Mining And Guns

Filed by Bil Browning | October 02, 2006 | 1:57 PM | comments

Indiana's State Park system appears to be headed in a new direction under the guidance of Kyle Hupfer, Commissioner of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources. Coming to the nature preserve closest to you may be the opportunity to watch...Read More


The Indiana "marriage" amendment... how many problems can you find?

Filed by Don Sherfick | October 01, 2006 | 5:15 PM | comments

In my first post last week I gave readers an assignment to read the second section of the so called "Indiana Marriage Amendment" several times and try to understand it. Just in case you didn't do your homework here are...Read More