Spyware, spyware, spyware, busy, busy, busy:
A combination of my computer freezing up at home due to spyware and just plain being busy had led to my own forced hiatus from blogging, as I thought would happen. Will try to fix things ASAP.... Until then, a few snide remarks about: A.) Tom Reilly. Now how do you 'evolve' and yet not change a position? I actually admired his initial stand on the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court's gay-marriage ruling. One can support gay marriage and still believe the court engaged in gross, egotistical judicial overreach that has undeniably led to a backlash. Now Reilly is blurring that approximate post-ruling stand by babbling about 'evolving.' At least he didn't use the word 'grow.' ... B.) Mitt Romney. Reader No. 1 and I have been having a spirited email debate about his new/old/whatever stand on stem cells. FYI: I do believe a politician can have a principled stand on the issue and use it for political advantage. That's politics. Unfortunately, I think the evidence is clear that Mitt's views on abortion and stem cells are, at best, unclear and certainly contradictory, and he's scrambling to curry favor, so to speak, with the right. He said the right things to get elected governor in 2002. He's saying the right things, he thinks, to get elected president in 2008. I now question if he's running for reelection here because 2008 is obviously more important to him than 2006.