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Thanks for the Gun, Stupid

Auspex Wrote: Dec 20, 2012 12:05 PM
Solid gay relationships that adhere to the same commitment as heterosexual marriages do make their communities stronger by encouraging monogamy and life-commitments in younger gay people. I'm a witness to this because my partner have been together for 13 years, monogamously, and many of the younger gay adults we know actively strive to have a commitment like ours - often asking us for real-world advice on "how do you manage to do it!?!". We are also conservative (in act and voting!) and don't want to have to invite the government into our private home through a marriage certificate (and registering in the "book").

So I’m reading this email teaser from National Journal’s Influence Alley called Spending Cuts Added to Plan B that says: “In a bid to win more support for Republican House Speaker John Boehner's Plan B to cut taxes for everyone but millionaires, GOP leaders are adding a second bill that would reduce the deficit and avoid the sequester, a GOP leadership aide told the Alley.”

So first I’m thinking “What tax cut?” Doesn’t a tax cut necessitate some sort of tax “cutting” action? The net result of the proposal is to increase taxes for some. If these guys worked on Wall...