Howard, is one of the eight Red Lodge Clay Center artists with an Exhibit opening at the Northwest Gallery in Powell, Wyoming on Tuesday Feb. 24th.
A red herring named Pedophilia crashed through the planned civility of a Wyoming House committee meeting, nosed around for sore spots, gathering all the sexual ambivalence it could muster before being sucked out of the room in the wake of Go now Harlan 'when hell freezes over' Edmonds, just GO NOW!
Senate File 115,which adds “sexual orientation or gender identity” to existing laws that protect people from discrimination based on race, religion, age and other protected classes. passed the Senate and a House committee Although it is not a full blown law yet, The first state to grant women the right to vote is already looking to put places like Billings to shame for it's fearful foot dragging. Again.
Rep. Harlan Edmonds, R-Cheyenne, was kicked out of the House Labor, Health and Social Services meeting Friday, after proposing an amendment to the bill that would make it effective when “hell freezes over,” instead of the date of July 1.
Billings Mayor Tom Hanel is one of those unfortunate souls that lacks the ability to believe in anything more than the crumbs left under the table by lowest common denominator of society, tell him that we can have more good jobs with less pollution if we learn to keep our minds out of other peoples bedrooms. If Wyoming can do it... why on Earth can't Billings?Committee Chairwoman Rep. Elaine Harvey, R-Lovell, had started the Friday afternoon meeting insisting that people would remain civil. She told Edmonds to leave after his comment, which followed a more than two-hour discussion in which he also asked the bill’s supporters why pedophilia wasn’t in the bill.“We said civility would prevail,” Harvey said.Senate File 115 passed with six representatives in favor and two in opposition.As he was leaving the committee room, Edmonds tried to register a vote, but Harvey interjected and said his vote wouldn’t count.Edmonds’ ejection was the talk of the Legislature for the rest of Friday. Many longtime observers said that while some members of the public have been tossed from committees, this was the first time they’d seen a lawmaker removed from a meeting.
Mowing Down Prejudice is a sweet video of Mr and Mr Johnson, 'naturists' in South Africa doing a little yard work with a really long extension cord. Warning-they don't compost their yard waste!