Now for some brain exercises…
I present to you three couples.
|Married for 10 years||Married for 45 years||Married for 5 years|
|Kids: Three sons||Kids: Six daughters, two sons||Kids: One daughter|
|San Francisco, CA||Houston, TX||Nashville, TN|
|Remodeled the kitchen||One spouse is building a windmill||One spouse is an excellent cook|
|One spouse is a stay-at-home parent||Both are retired; one spouse makes buttons||Both spouses work out of the home|
|One spouse coaches the little league team||Both spend their Saturday evening reading in bed||Host monthly cooking events among friends|
|Spent a week exploring the Olympic Peninsula||Took a trip to San Antonio to visit the grandkids||Recently came back from a two-week trip to Europe|
|One spouse has their masters, the other finishing up their degree||Both spouses have their doctorate||Both spouses have their bachelors; one contemplating returning to school|
|One spouse is the webmaster for a local organization||Both regularly attend church on Sunday||One spouse is a member of the PTA|
Now… which one is the gay couple?
OK, here is a simpler one.
I am sure my readers are well aware of my two posts about "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" (My Letter, Right To Serve).
Here is a picture of sailors "Manning The Rails."
So, which sailors are the gay ones?
Huh? Tough one there too...
A real thought provoker.
A marriage can be viewed as a contractual agreement between two parties that results in merger, which almost sounds with what takes place when companies merge. With this statement and the observation that Citizens United v. FEC (2010) ruled that corporations are afforded the same legal rights as people when it comes to campaign financing, then does that mean companies have to follow our laws? (cough BP!)
Now Texas has a constitutional amendment banning all marriages same-sex marriage. Since Texas has this