Tag Archives: vetoes

  oh come on already

Chris Christie Looks Forward To Screaming Down Gay Marriage Bill

New Jersey’s Senate passed a gay marriage bill today! Now it will go to the state Assembly, which will pass it, because Assemblies pass everything. Then it will hit the desk of the good Governor Sandwiches of New Jersey, Chris Christie, who will veto it and then curse out some teachers, for his breakfast dessert. Read more on Chris Christie Looks Forward To Screaming Down Gay Marriage Bill…
  fun ruined

(Kidnapped?) Jan Brewer Vetoes Birther Bill, Children’s Gun Rights

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer is best known for chupacabra-ing Hispanics who have the misfortune of living in or passing through the jaws of her state, and given that made her a Teabagger saint, most would have assumed she’d sign the birther bill that would have forced presidential candidates to present a birth certificate (or show them their circumcised dick) to be eligible for the state’s ballot. Nope. She vetoed it. Does she really want the country run by a black guy? Apparently! And, to make matters worse, she vetoed at the same time a bill that would have allowed students to carry guns in schools. Who is this monster and what perverted individual kidnapped our Jan Brewer? Read more on (Kidnapped?) Jan Brewer Vetoes Birther Bill, Children’s Gun Rights…
  also a nazi

Arnold Schwarzenegger, Modernist

It’s like a veto, but with a half-cryptic message! Schwarzenegger’s office responds that this is just a “weird coincidence,” kind of like that time when foreign actor Arnold Schwarzenegger somehow became Governor of California. And yet! The bill he was rejecting in this letter was one dealing with financing for San Francisco ports, sponsored by San Francisco assemblyman Tommy Ammiano, who apparently shouted “kiss my gay ass” at the governor at an event earlier this month. Meanwhile, California is still broke. [SF Chronicle] Read more on Arnold Schwarzenegger, Modernist…
  legislative fiats

IOWAN-STYLE GAY MARRIAGE COMES TO VERMONT: Activist legislators have introduced mandatory gay marriage in the seat of our democracy, the tiny rural New England state of Vermont. With heterosexual marriage officially Under Peril, we will leave it to Vermont’s judges to enforce the will of the people. [AP] Read more on …
  failures

Bobby Jindal Is A Total Wuss, Everyone In Louisiana Agrees & Hates Him

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, the Indian street urchin who is also somehow a Mexican Catholic exorcist, is 36-years-old and supposedly “beloved” by his backward state, for being charismatic and Strong. He has been a governor for literally -2 hours. The state has chosen this moment to start hating him, for reneging on a campaign pledge in a comical fashion that marks the birth of a new, iconic American Failure. Read more on Bobby Jindal Is A Total Wuss, Everyone In Louisiana Agrees & Hates Him…
 

Daily Briefing: ‘Placidity and Collegiality’

* Attention focuses on the future of Rove, Card; outside names are floated as possible additions to the White House senior staff. [NYT] * Supreme Court clarifies police powers to enter private homes; both partners must agree to search unless warrant is presented. The case shows “the strains behind the surface placidity and collegiality of the young Roberts court.” [WP, NYT, USAT] * Today makes Bush the “longest-sitting president since Thomas Jefferson not to exercise his veto.” [USAT, USAT] * Iraq war veteran edges out victory in Cook County, Illinois congressional race; results delayed due to problems with electronic voting machines. [WP] * DeLay‘s attorneys ask judges to make quick decisions to avoid interference with the midterm election. [WP, USAT] * Former Rep. Randy Cunningham‘s bribed goods will be auctioned today. [WP] * Democratic comeback strategies hit the bookshelves. [WSJ] Read more on Daily Briefing: ‘Placidity and Collegiality’…