Congress couldn't seal the deal at the end of last month, so a federal judge did today what Washington politicos couldn't: placed an injunction on the Don't Ask, Don't Tell military policy that bars gay and lesbian soldiers from openly serving.
U.S. Department of Justice
attorneys have 60 days to appeal, according to the NY Times article.
Wanna meet the Mainer who's in the running for Cosmo's Bachelor of the Year? Click here. And yes, his name is really Derek Lovely.
You can't bring your bow and arrow to Mill Creek Park anymore. Damn.
But feel free to bring your loaded gun to a bar in Tennessee (or one of 21 other states that allow loaded firearms in establishments that serve alcohol, including Maine), according to this New York Times article about how more states are passing ordinances that allow loaded guns in more places.
If you're interested in heading to Washington DC on October 30 to attend either Jon Stewart's Rally to Restore Sanity or Stephen Colbert's March to Keep Fear Alive, hop the bus from the Portland Transportation Center (yeah, that's the Concord Coach Lines/Amtrak Downeaster station over on Thompson's Point), for just $95.