“Kill every last gay person” – Ugandan Legislators

There is an injustice happening in the world today.  I won’t even try to explain it in my own words because I will probably screw it up, so read this email that Change.org sent me today.

Dear Michel,

Citibank and Barclays could save the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in Uganda.

The Ugandan legislature could vote any day on a so-called “Kill the Gays” bill that could result in legalizing the death penalty for any LGBT person in the country. But Citibank and Barclays together have hundreds of millions of dollars invested in Uganda and wield significant influence in the country, just as banking lobbyists wield influence with Congress in the US. If Citibank and Barclays speak out against the “Kill the Gays” bill, Ugandan legislators will take notice in a hurry.

Collin Burton is a Citibank customer — he’s also gay. Collin started a petition on Change.org asking Citibank and Barclays to speak out against the “Kill the Gays” bill. Click here to sign Collin’s petition right now.

Citibank and Barclays are both big supporters of LGBT rights for their own employees, yet they invest money with a government that is threatening to execute LGBT people. “I expect Citibank and Barclays to live up to the values of equality and fairness, not just list them on their websites,” Collin says.

If Citibank and Barclays speak out against the “Kill the Gays” bill, Ugandan legislators will see that they are risking the business relationships that keep their government afloat.

Click here to sign Collin’s petition asking Citibank and Barclays to issue strong statements condemning Uganda’s “Kill the Gays” bill. The bill could come up for a vote any day, so swift action is essential.

Thanks for being a change-maker,

– Eden and the Change.org team

Does this not sound like a holocaust to you?  They want to exterminate gays just as the Nazi’s exterminated the Jews, Gays, Blacks and anyone who wasn’t what they expected to be the perfect human being.

How can you help by clicking the link above and signing the petition asking Citibank and Barclays to condemn Uganda?  If they threatened to cut ties with them, perhaps Uganda will change their mind.  If they still won’t change their minds at least Citibank and Barclays won’t have blood on their hands by being associated with Uganda knowing they are in bed with the Nazi’s of today.

Please, sign the petition.  You don’t even know how many lives you might save just by clicking a link and signing a petition.  It could be in the thousands or millions even.  If this is allowed to happen in Uganda then perhaps the hate might spread like wildfire and next thing you know other countries will be following suit.

It’s just a shame that Citibank and Barclays, being pro-gay businesses themselves, didn’t just take action on their own.  Why has it come down to a petition on change.org for them to do something?

Bridezillas

I was just watching Bridezillas on WE.  Why?  Don’t ask.  But omg these women are either classless or nuts.  This one woman couldn’t stop yelling at everyone.  If she could only see herself.  One of the things she said was “this isn’t his wedding, it’s my wedding”.  LOL ok.  If I was the guy getting married to her I would’ve told her to get married by herself because this isn’t just her day, it’s his day too.

Frankly I don’t see why people are in such a hurry to get married and why it’s such a big deal that they have to spend thousands upon thousands of dollars that they don’t really have.  You could just have a simple wedding at home or at a relatives house who has a large back yard where you can just buy groceries and cook a buffet meal and bake your own cake.  And why spend thousands of dollars on a wedding dress you are only going to wear once.  Just get a nice wedding dress that is under a hundred that you can actually afford.

A lot of people can’t get married you know so I think that they should think about how lucky they are that their wedding is actually acceptable to society before they act so high and mighty about being in such a hurry to get married.  I don’t know the numbers but a lot of marriages end in divorce, especially the rushed ones.

Star Wars Battlefront II

Darrin bought me this game today, Star Wars: Battlefront II, and I don’t know very much about how it works but I tried it earlier and kept dying hehe.  I am not very good at “shoot em up” games so it’s going to take me some time to figure it out.

I tried reading the book that came in the case but I was in such a hurry to play it so I didn’t read very much of it.  Darth Vader kept killing me lol.  I did get to play as Yoda and I had so much fun killing people as Yoda.  I can’t wait for the day that I can play as Darth Vader and kill EVERYONE!  LOL.  What I really would love to do is play with someone else.

Darrin Was Robbed at Gun Point

Tonight Darrin had to go to the ATM machine across the street to deposit $110 so he could pay his credit card bill when that cleared and when he got there he grabbed his sears card instead of his debit card so he had to walk back home. This guy was sitting on the brick wall across the street from the ATM machine watching him and saw Darrin go across the street and turn onto 3rd street and waited until Darrin got up to the front door then robbed him.

He held the “gun” up to his neck and said this is a robbery give me all your money. Well Darrin had the $110 ($100 dollar bill and 2 $5’s) and handed it to the guy and the guy started digging into his pockets. Luckily he didn’t find the rest of the money, he was in too much of a hurry so he took off. Darrin isn’t quite sure if it was a gun or if it was the guys finger but when you are in this situation there isn’t time to think. He could have taken the keys and the car or possibly come into the house and robbed both of us.