Senator Harkin: Fair

February 13th, 2009

160px-tom_harkin_official_portraitI find myself not too happy with Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA) today. It appears that on Wednesday he went on to the liberal talk radio show of Bill Press and said?

BILL PRESS:? Alright, well good for you. You know, we gotta work on that, because they are just shutting down progressive talk from one city after another. All we want is, you know, some balance on the airwaves, that’s all. You know, we’re not going to take any of the conservative voices off the airwaves, but just make sure that there are a few progressives and liberals out there, right?

SENATOR TOM HARKIN (D-IA): Exactly, and that’s why we need the fair — that’s why we need the Fairness Doctrine back.


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Australia

Marriage Down Under

Here is a great Marriage Equality Ad from Australia that is generating a lot of conversations around the web.

Australia Tries Again.

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On Wednesday Sen. Sarah Hanson-Young of Australia?s Green Party, reintroduced a bill that would legalize marriage equality. Previous attempts to pass equality legislation in Australia have failed and the Green Party only holds 5 senate seats.

Meanwhile the Australian state of Tasmania has approved a bill, in a 22-3 vote, that will begin recognizing same sex marriages performed outside of Australia.

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