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Texas Round-Up: 1/21/09

by: Karl-Thomas Musselman

Wed Jan 21, 2009 at 07:27 PM CST

  • Gay Dallas couple married in Massachusetts files for what appears to be Texas' first gay divorce case.

  • Rep. Villarreal of San Antonio has filed HB 538 which prohibits employers from discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression in all sections of the labor code. It has over 500 supporters in its facebook group which I think is the largest of any bill filed so far in the Texas House.

  • I'm about to drop off of it likely (#50), but I once was as high as #27 out of thousands in the facebook grader, making me part of the Facebook Elite.

  • I'm trying to decide which facebook group of mine is my favorite. It's a tossup between "William Howard Taft: Best President Ever" and "I Support the UT Gondola System". Which is more awesome- Taft or gondolas? What about Taft in a gondola? Would Leffingwell support a bond election for a municipal gondola system? And could Taft or a gondola be made more awesome if you gave them a giant fucking laser? I NEED ANSWERS!

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Taft in a gondola?! (5.00 / 1)
That idea will never float.  

I'm not a player, I just Tweet a lot: @KathTX

5 for you (0.00 / 0)
But more for being first to say it, less so for the unexpectness. :)

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If Taft had had a giant laser (5.00 / 1)
He could have resolved the Agadir Crisis by slicing the Kaiser up like so much schnitzel, thus avoiding the First World War and most of the other brouhaha of the Twentieth Century. And that would have been awesome.  

Hope is not a plan.

Giant Laster Reference (0.00 / 0)

I'm not a player, I just Tweet a lot: @KathTX

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