Linktastic: Stuff that Sucks

Blow MeHawaii Governor vetoes civil union bill
The bill would have allowed same sex couples and non-married heterosexual couples the same rights that married straight couples have. Governor Lingle vetoed the bill on her final day to do so, after it passed both houses of the Hawaii Congress.

Gulf oil spill reaches Texas as tar balls wash ashore
Tar balls have landed on a Texas beach, meaning oil from the Gulf of Mexico spill has hit all five US Gulf states.

It’s not about if it’s art
I Blame the Patriarchy recently wrapped up Art Week, but I think Twisty may have to reopen it just to discuss this insanely fucked up story about the archives of artist Larry Rivers, who I feel pretty assured was a child-abusing pervert.