Saturday was the meeting with the taxdude, which brought its own unpleasant realities. A few more years of this and I'll be voting Palin.
NYT tackles homosexual behavior in animals in a lengthy article, which is refreshingly clear about the is/ought aspect of how applicable animal behavior is to human morality. In my original rant, I characterized the antiscientist reaction to certain facts as "Gay Penguins!?! LALALA I CAN'T HEAR YOU!!!" The NYT article mentions that the book And Tango Makes Three has topped the ALA's list of most challenged books (i.e. efforts to ban) three years running.