Thursday, November 06, 2008

California Proposition 8: Still In a Battle

The Battle of the Propositions had some surprising results from Nov. 4th.

Californians voted in a bullet train.

.... we don't need a bullet train much less can we pay for one... but it was voted in anyway.

Proposition 4 was defeated. Once again parents are left out of parenting.

The one Proposition that still seems to be in a battle, despite it's very successful passage is Prop. 8, No Gay Marriage.

My daughter, a resent college grad., has noticed in her group of college friends that the passage of this proposition has many still in heated debates. In fact rather hostile words and 'in your face' exchanges. Accusations of "intolerance" even "racist"are being leveled.

This is perplexing because I never considered those with a self proclaimed Gay life style a Race.


But the point is, this reaction to the elections and specifically Prop 8 in California is still being fought. San Francisco and Los Angeles, where I live are reporting preparations of legal challenges to overturn this measure.

This measure, under another ballot was once before overturned by the courts, despite a majority of voters up holding a marriage between a man and a woman.

No doubt the wheels are turning to do the same again.

LINK: iReport (protest videos & photos)

My 'YES on PROP 8' sign disappeared from my house as well as my from my neighbor's yard sometime yesterday.

Friends in the work place are a little more cautious but still very verbal.

Keep strong in your faith...


  1. Anonymous9:51 AM

    FYI - Press Release - Re: New Catholic 'Megasite'

    Marketing Director, B.F.S.
    Voice: (909) 777-6BFS (6237)
    E-Mail: #########
    Website URL:

    Inland Empire Business Announces Official Launch of Catholic 'Megasite'

    RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. (November 05, 2008) - Inland Empire business, B.F.S. - proprietor of the family of websites - recently unveiled its newest affiliated site,, a 'megasite' for the nations' 60+ million Catholics.

    Prior to its full-scale launch, the site jumped near the top of search engine listings in Google, Yahoo, and with its flier "against applause in church" (keywords: applause + church). This flier, designed for church-goers to "leave in the pews" was picked up by search giants and blogs and became one of the most popular pages on the website.

    In production for years, the site saw its initial full-scale unveiling at the end of October 2008, approximately coinciding with the traditional Catholic Feast of Christ the King, the site's motto.

    Targeting a primarily Catholic audience - and calling itself an "Online Oasis" - the self-described "comprehensive, reverent, orthodox" website allows free posting for users on hundreds of topics, offers advertising at no charge for certain businesses, hosts the "Catholic Community Center", provides thousands of quotations from Catholic saints & popes, free resources, Catholic apologetics, definitions, papal documents, and the MCS Daily Digest™ - the site's daily page of "inspiration & information". In addition, the website contains various sections designed for general interest of Catholics - for example: Catholic Basics, Prayer Requests, Saints, Prayers & Devotions, Catholic Events, Rosary, Catholic Book Review & Exchange, Church Talk, and Announcements.

    With over 2,000 pages and millions of words, it is claimed that users "can't see it all in a single day." To help users navigate the site, the designers have included standard menubars, extensive help, comprehensive indexes, a site search page, and a reception desk. The website is free to use and requires no membership or registration. Advertising is available in commercial areas for a nominal fee (processing fees currently start at under $10).

    The website may presently be reached at the following web addresses:,,, and

    - END -

  2. That was a public service announcement... now, back to our regularly scheduled post issue... the fallout of Yes on Prop 8: