None of us thought getting into the Syrian morass was a good idea. At most, throw in a few cruise missiles and that is all. Even that was distasteful given that the conflict has turned into a religious war between the Shia and Sunni branches of Islam.
The issue of same sex marriage never came up in the discussions. It is really such a non issue to most folks that one has to wonder how out of touch some of our pols are when they oppose it. And the Governor wants to dodge it all by saying the people should vote on it. She is a coward who wont take a position on the issue itself.
They Mayor's race is discussed once in a while in our group. It is less exciting than our friends hole in one the other day. One of our group said yesterday that Pete Dinelli had not given anyone a reason to vote for him. And this is a guy who never voted for a republican. Bad omen.
The book "This Town", which is about what Washington, DC and the politics there has become, is getting raves. I will order it onto my Kindle today.