debs: (Missing something or someone [SPN SW])

Last night my father called us from San Diego where he relocates for one week every month for business. This may be the worst possible week for him to be down there. Yesterday his hotel was being packed full of refugees from the fires. He just called to say that now their hotel is being evacuated and the road he usually uses to get out of dodge is closed, so he's kind of at a loss of where to go/what to do. And nobody is being very helpful.

He's going to try and get downtown to the office and see if someone there will take him in. I told him he needs to come home. This is ridiculous. He can telecommute. :(

Am also worried about San Diego friend Stephanie, who turns 26 today. If you see this, Steph, I hope you're having a Happy Birthday far away from the fires. *hugs*
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I'm sorry, but this? Is wrong.

Idaho gov calls for wolf kill

BOISE, Idaho - Idaho's governor said Thursday he will support public hunts to kill all but 100 of the state's gray wolves after the federal government strips them of protection under the Endangered Species Act.

Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter told The Associated Press that he wants hunters to kill about 550 gray wolves. That would leave about 100 wolves, or 10 packs, according to a population estimate by state wildlife officials.

Hat tip to [ profile] blackchaps for the link.

I am not a hunter nor do I believe that hunting should qualify as a "sport" or a tourist venture. I concede that if farmers are losing livestock to wolves or coyotes they should be allowed to defend their property, but to hunt and destroy a species of animals that has been in a constant struggle simply to survive is a travesty. It puts me in mind of a few years ago when the U.S. lifted the wild horse/mustang protection, and it makes me sad.

"Wolves" --- Josh Ritter
"Idaho" --- Josh Ritter

Some Josh Ritter (good, Idahoan that he is), because I can.
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I can't get into Word. This is only the latest in a long line of computer hiccups to come my way today. *sigh* I suppose I should just surrender.


Aug. 6th, 2005 06:51 pm
debs: (Love is Blind ~ by sometimescheri)
True Story: A religion teacher assigned her class an essay on what makes a good Christian. One student wrote about praying nightly, say no to abortion, banning gay marriage, and donating money. The other student wrote about talking to God and allowing people to enjoy their lives, and supporting gay marriage. The day the teacher was to hand the papers back, she called up the second student and told him she would pray for him when he went to hell. The student asked why would he be going to hell, and why he got an F on his paper. The teacher told him that Catholicism is against gay marriage. The student looked at her for a minute, then said aloud, "I'm gay." The teacher kicked him out of class as if he had said fuck or worshiped Satan. A girl in the back of class who had a boyfriend and was obviously straight got up and left too.

If you would leave the classroom, repost this. It doesn't matter if you're straight, bi, or gay. It doesn't matter if you're Catholic or not. Everyone is a human being and deserves happiness.


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