Bush’s anti-gay appointee; Katrina 2?

By The News Jun 05, 2007

Bush Nominates Homophobic Surgeon General Who Wants To Cure Gays. Where’s Rosie when you need her. Last week, President Bush nominated James W. Holsinger to become the next Surgeon General of the United States. Holsinger founded Hope Springs Community Church, which “ministers to people who no longer wish to be gay or lesbian.” Holsinger said that he sees homosexuality as “an issue not of orientation but of lifestyle.” –ThinkProgress.org Breast-cancer progress leaves blacks behind. It’s in our best interest to know. Racial gap widens as survival rate improves only for white women. Black women with advanced breast cancer are faring no better now than they were two decades ago despite improved survival by white women — and the gap appears to be widening, U.S. researchers said on Sunday. –Reuters Study Finds Big California Law Firms Lacking in Diversity. Of all places… In a survey of 20 of the largest majority-owned law firms in California, the report found they have few or no partners who are minorities and have weak records in hiring minority attorneys for significant cases. –Hispanicbusiness.com Who Will They Blame For Katrina 2?. Never too early to ask. In Katrina 1 good people lost their lives because they were too poor, too young, too elderly, too handicapped to care for themselves and those who should have cared for them, did not. The weather forecasters predict a dangerous hurricane season, yet those who should know better have eyes that do not see and ears that do not hear. Grave danger lurks. We pray it does not strike. But if it does, who will they blame the next time? –Huffingtonpost.com