Monthly Archives: April 2010

Defense Secretary Gates To Congress:
Don’t Make A Vote On DADT

This afternoon Defense Secretary told Congress not to attempt to vote to repeal DADT until the Pentagon has completed its study. The letter was co-signed by Joint Chiefs Chairman Mike Mullen. Both men have testified in favor of lifting the ban, eventually. In a sharply worded letter, Gates said he believes the Defense Department must be allowed to review the ...

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John McCain: I’m The Last Line Of Defense Against The Invading Brown Hordes

According to Sen. John McCain’s just-posted campaign ad, he and his proposed super-fence are the “last line of defense” against Arizona completely being overrun by Mexicans. You know, those brown folks who were there a few hundred years before the U.S. ran up its flag?

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ARIZONA: Cops To Stop Illegal Centaurs

The always innovative Arizona legislature has made it a crime to create mermaids, centaurs, and Slaggie Gilamonsters. The Arizona state Senate on Thursday passed a bill making it illegal for a person to “intentionally or knowingly creating a human-animal hybrid.” The bill, which passed 16 to 12, would prohibit anyone in the state from “creating or attempting to create an ...

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Adorable Break

The Bronx Zoo debuted its lion cub triplets today. Born on January 27th, the cubs had been kept indoors until the weather allowed them to enjoy the outdoor portion of the zoo’s African Plains exhibit. The Daily News is hosting a naming contest. Suggestions?

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Cyanide Terrorism Scare In NYC Subway

Lower Manhattan went on a terrorism alert this morning after a man dressed as a track worker was found in a subway tunnel carrying a quart of cyanide pellets and bottles of water. According to the NYPD, the man is a local college student who claims he planned to commit suicide deep in the tunnels so his body would not ...

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Gay Patriot Hacked?

JMG reader Russ tips us that it appears that homocon site Gay Patriot has been hacked today. The top post on the quite discombobulated site now features a message in Russian and a link to an Eastern European straight porn site. (No link as I’m getting a virus warning there.) A fresh wave of hack attacks on LGBT sites began ...

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Coral Ridge Ministries To Air Anti-Obama Special Nationwide

This is the trailer from Coral Ridge Ministries’ coming anti-Obama television special. Michele Bachmann, Harry Jackson, and a cavalcade of your favorite crazies agree: We’re all going to end up like Cuba! Whatever that means!

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Where ENDA Stands In The Senate

Dr. Jillian Weiss at Bilerico tips us to the above graphic on the status of ENDA in the Senate. Have you lobbied YOUR Reps and Senators about ENDA today? Do it now. Weiss points us to this ENDA spreadsheet which assesses the position of every member of Congress. RELATED: The Family Research Council issued another desperate money plea to fight ...

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HAWAII: Christian Right Caught Off Guard

Chistianists in Hawaii are shocked, SHOCKED I tells ya, about yesterday’s House vote to approve civil unions. (We’re shocked too!) Unprepared for the vote, they are organizing to lobby the governor to veto the bill. “It’s not the end of the game,” said Dennis Arakaki, executive director of the Hawai’i Family Forum and the Hawai’i Catholic Conference. “We still don’t ...

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Worse Than Exxon Valdez

The Gulf oil spill is shaping up to be the worst environmental disaster in American history. Fumes are now overwhelming the residents of New Orleans as the leading edge of the spill reaches the fragile marshes of the Mississippi delta. Compounding the disaster, poor weather has forced the Coast Guard to suspend their containment attempts. National agencies are mobilizing across ...

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Ricky Martin Comes Out Against Arizona

At the Billboard Latin Music Awards, yesterday Ricky Martin called out Arizona’s new immigration law as racist. Ricky Martin thinks the new Arizona law is totally loca. The singer told the crowd at last night’s Billboard Latin Music Awards that the legislation allowing police to stop anyone they think may be an illegal immigrant simply “makes no sense.” This being ...

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Glenn Beck: Feds Are Going To Kill Me

If something happens to Glenn Beck, “You know who did it.”

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Democrats Push For Biometric ID Card

Despite the public outcry about the new law in Arizona, Democrats are pushing to force all Americans to carry a biometric ID card. From their immigration reform bill: The national ID program would be titled the Believe System, an acronym for Biometric Enrollment, Locally stored Information and Electronic Verification of Employment. It would require all workers across the nation to ...

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UNANIMOUS VOTES: Anti-Bullying Bills Pass In Massachusetts And Georgia

Anti-bullying bills passed yesterday in both Massachusetts and Georgia! Both bills passed unanimously.Massachusetts: Invoking the suicides of Phoebe Prince and Carl Joseph Walker-Hoover, lawmakers unanimously approved a sweeping measure to crack down on school bullying, saying its strict requirements for reporting student harassment make it one of the nation’s toughest. Yesterday’s legislation emerged with broad prohibitions against any actions that ...

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Christina Aguilera – Not Myself Tonight

Christina Aguilera’s new video debuted last night and is already being roundly dismissed as trite and derivative. My buddy Matthew Rettenmund at Boy Culture: I realize GaGa does videos that go over the top, but I think when she does it there is a clear sense of purpose, even if the actual purpose is often difficult to sense! Christina’s video ...

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The Dancing Soldiers Of Afghanistan

JMG reader Bernard tips us that the Smoking Gun has all the dirt about the dancing soldiers in the Lady Gaga tribute clip that I posted yesterday. Your favorite’s real name is Aaron Melcher. The video was the brainchild of Aaron Melcher, a married 24-year-old soldier who graduated in 2004 from North Carolina’s Gramercy Christian School. Melcher opens the video ...

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Tony Perkins Is Still Crying About Being Disinvited To National Prayer Luncheon

Family Research Council head Tony Perkins is still whinging about his February dis-invitation to speak at the National Prayer Luncheon at Andrews Air Force Base. Perkins expects the feds to roll out the red carpet for him despite his outrageous campaign of lies and slurs against the president. Sad trombone. (Via – Good As You)

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Rep. Ted Poe (R-TX): Catch Them Immigrants Like Grasshoppers

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Challenger Announces Bid To Unseat Anti-Gay NY Sen. Ruben Diaz

Bronx Democrat Charlie Ramos has announced his intent to run against New York’s most famously evil homophobe, state Sen. Ruben Diaz. “This September I will run for the State Senate and take on Reverend Ruben Diaz, Sr. in the Democratic primary,” Ramos wrote in a “Dear Friend” e-mail he is poised to blast out this evening. “I’m running because the ...

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Opt-Out Organ Donation For New York?

The New York Assembly is considering a bill that would require residents to opt-out of organ donation. Under the bill, all adults in the state would be enrolled as potential organ donors unless they specifically choose to decline. New York State Assemblyman Richard Brodsky nearly lost his daughter, Willie, at 4 years old when she needed a kidney transplant, and ...

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