I’m a life-long resident of Illinois, but I’ve never been carried away with pride for my native state. I figure that all that state-pride stuff is mainly for Texans.


However, while I’m not exactly chauvinistic about my Illinois roots, I’m glad I don’t live in certain other states.


Take THIS ONE, for example:


Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin [above] announced earlier this month that state-owned National Guard facilities will no longer allow any married couples to apply for spousal benefits, regardless of whether they are same-sex or opposite-sex. The Supreme Courtís decision overturning the Defense of Marriage Act means that ...

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I’m a life-long resident of Illinois, but I’ve never been carried away with pride for my native state. I figure that all that state-pride stuff is mainly for Texans.

However, while I’m not exactly chauvinistic about my Illinois roots, I’m glad I don’t live in certain other states.

Take THIS ONE, for example:

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin [above] announced earlier this month that state-owned National Guard facilities will no longer allow any married couples to apply for spousal benefits, regardless of whether they are same-sex or opposite-sex. The Supreme Courtís decision overturning the Defense of Marriage Act means that ...

Read more