In Kansas last year the state's second highest court pushed Lawrence aside to uphold a state law meting out
different punishments for gay and straight sex.
"What infuriates me is that this is about meting out
blame," Marc Blondel, head of the Worker's Force union, claimed on France-Inter radio, as quoted by the Associated Press.
They saw the Black Codes as providing black people with potential protections non-existent before the Civil War, and it was precisely this access to formal law (alongside the 14th and 15th amendments and Republican rule) which threatened the "efficiency" of meting out
In her recent installation Barbara Kruger used the royal "we" to subjugate, threaten, and harass "you." That "we" was given an audible Big Brother voice--male, of course--coolly meting out
invective in a brilliantly mixed soundtrack punctuated with cheers, laughter, screams, church music, gagging noises, and an ominous sample from the song "We Are the World." "My people are better than your people," the voice in-toned, "More intelligent, more graceful, more powerful, more beautiful, more chosen, more agile and cleaner.
The House of Representatives has passed a measure meting out
the penalty of life imprisonment for the hacking of a bank's systems, which would be considered a form of economic sabotage.
But any secretly gay person who uses his bully pulpit to vilify his own people deserves the treatment gay blogger Michael Rogers is now meting out
in the nation's capital.
Senator Panfilo Lacson, who headed the PNP from 1999 to 2001, said the public expects 'more positive action other than a strong reprimand, such as meting out
the commensurate punishment for erring police personnel.'