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06/15/11 12:25 - ID#54496

Marriage Equality

So the marriage equality bill coming up in the NYS Senate is getting really close to passing. I have not really been vocal about marriage equality and honestly I've been pretty like not involved at all. For some reason even though it affects me so directly I never got really involved in the cause and I have always said that when voting for someone it wasn't always my number one concern and I could vote for someone knowing they will likely vote against marriage equality if I agreed with them on lots of other things. I guess I always felt there are many issues that are really relevant to my life and that is just one of many....I felt this way up until even a few days ago and up until this afternoon even. But then as it got so close to being a reality I really started to feel like this is something that could really happen, it could really become a reality, and with NY being such a big and important state it really could start some momentum going in the right direction!

Talking to someone who I am not sure if they want me to put their feelings on here, they said that they really feel bad about voting for Mark Grisanti now that Mark Grisanti is not planning on voting yes. And I thought before that , you know, its still just one issue and I really did not like Antoine Thompson and so I thought it still was a better vote. The more I thought about it and heard them talk about it, I started to realize that really it is prolly one of the biggest issues that affects mine and thousands of others lives. It encompasses so many things and now I have started to realize how important it really is. HOw can Mark Grisanti represent the district he represents and not vote YES> He has switched from No to on the fence which I think is a good sign but whose to know how it will go in the end. Last I heard they only needed 1 more Senator to say yes for it to pass b/c 2 republicans have recently said they switched to yes. How can the person who represents the highly LGBT area in the second largest city in this state vote against it. I e-mailed and called my senator though he is a not anywhere near the fence republican no vote but I felt it still couldn't hurt.

If you live in Grisanti's district or anyone who is voting No's district but particularly Grisanti's, make sure your voice is heard and that no is not an option. If this thing doesn't pass this time I plan on getting much more involved next year when it comes up again. It's something that should and needs to pass now!I don't know why I never really thought about it before but talking to people, reading about it and seeing the people on the street tonight getting people to write and phone their Senator in support of marriage equality really got me thinking about it! I kinda regret my lackadaisical attitude about it before.

How can anyone deny this...

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06/03/11 10:24 - ID#54419 pmobl

the voice

I love the singing competition the Voice so far. I like how different it is and the duels. buuut who the heck is the cracked out whack-a-do that is Christina aguileras coaching partner? she looks and seems crazy

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05/27/11 08:12 - ID#54360 pmobl

what would you do ? gays

so I'm watching what would you do? the show where they like see if people will step in in different situations. they always tape in ny or nj but today they were in Texas . one of the scenarios was a gay couple with kids and the waitress either refused to serve them or was really rude and telling them they were horrible people.

so a couple of surprising things...

1. in 29 states businesses can refuse to serve gays ...astonishing
2. only 6 states restrict gay adoption

anywho back to the show. in Texas like 60 % or something of the people stepped up to support the gay couple but when they did it in ny only like15 % did. i know its totally not a scientific experiment but I was still surprised.

I love this show

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05/24/11 11:36 - ID#54343

Movie Theaters and Bridesmaids

Me and (e:mk) went to see Bridesmaids tonight at the MapleRidge AMC theater. I have not been to that theater in years I think and wow it is way cheaper than Regal. It is only 6.75 versus 10 at Regal. But it is not stadium seating and thus is much less comfortable for someone of my height. I think the 10 is prolly worth it for the comfort but still I was shocked it was so much cheaper. I don't like that there is not bucket size popcorn at AMC either. It is insane. Why not? Who doesn't prefer to eat out of a bucket? I swear popcorn does not taste even half as good out of a bag as out of a troughlike bucket! I guess it is back to Regal or Dipson for me and their huge size buckets!

Despite the lack of a bucket, Bridesmaids was hilarious. I seriously loved it! I love Kristen Wiig though but honestly I laughed a lot. Like a lot lot. I would totally see it again! It was so funny!

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05/21/11 05:03 - ID#54319 pmobl

the graveyard

wow walking around the river today with hollandaise I come across a stuffed animal graveyard

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05/20/11 12:03 - ID#54312 pmobl

where I be

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05/19/11 07:41 - ID#54310

Rapture

So I heard the Rapture is this Saturday. See you lata suckas!
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05/08/11 02:41 - ID#54241

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This was a beer pong everything fell off the counter disaster at my boss's house for the intern's going away party last night. We couldn't find any more towels or paper towels so we had to resort to toilet paper which just doesn't work the same

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04/29/11 11:45 - ID#54179

Royal Fever 2

Just a little addendum....it must be so great to be Queen knowing everyone curtsys to you and you curtsy to noone!
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04/29/11 09:29 - ID#54178

Royal Fever

I heart the monarchy. I heart all royalty. I seriously am a big fan of royalty and wish we had some in America and more importantly that I was part of it. I don't even really wanna just be rich I really want and have always wanted to be royal. THere is something so great of not really having to have done anything to earn but just be born into it. That is the best kind of money and power to have. I like all the pomp and circumstance and ridiculous rules of who curtsies to who and who can continue to eat when other people stop and what order to enter a room in. Frankly I think I might start enacting rules like that into my daily life. I think it would be much more entertaining.

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I am a little disappointed in myself that I did not get up at 4am to start watching but I did start at like 7:30 and watched til 10 and then read about it incessantly online and watched clips. IT really was awesome. I just wanted to be there so bad and not in the freakin crowd outside but inside the abbey. OH what I would have done to be there. I also love all the crazy hats the British wear. Why don't we do that here?

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I did like that at work I was the go to guy for royal information about everything. Speaking of which Prince Harry's girlfriend..she doesn't look so great.

I know people think royalty is stupid and unnecessary in this day and age and everything but I do think overall they really do help to unite and build something for a country to rally around. and I just like it so I don't want it to go away. I am by no means particularly in love with just British royalty, give me Danish, give me Norwegian, give me pushed out and destitute Italian or French even. I love it all and IL ove how serious people that are within that level of social class really like follow a lot of ridiculousness in rules and whatnot and take it all very seriously! I want it! but really in the end I think I just want a fancy tiara!

P.S. Did you all see the almost emergency when the wedding ring DID NOT easily glide over her fingers, someone's hands must have been bloated even though she was such a skinny minny

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