Why ask scientists for ideas when politicians are so great at making things up? [erv]

There are two groups of people I would be perfectly happy if they all just disappeared. Like, right now.

1-- Politicians
2-- Clergy/reverends/pastors/whatevers


Oklahoma gets first openly gay state senator! [erv]

As much crap as Oklahomans get for being backwards hicks, Oklahoma is a state of many faces. Slowly but surely, the faces of the politicians are starting to represent the diversity of Oklahoma (not just middle-upper-class 'straight' Evangelical white male Oklahomans).