Monthly Archives: August 2013

Obama: I’ll Ask Congress On Syria

UPDATE: This is how Matt Drudge is spinning it. UPDATE II: Boehner is quick to react. UPDATE III: Cameron supports today’s announcement.

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President Obama Speaks On Syria

At this writing the president is ten minutes overdue and reporters on the scene say they can see him on the phone in the Oval Office. Twitter watchers say that nearby anti-war protesters can occasionally be heard on the White House audio feed. UPDATE: I’ve replaced the live stream with a recording.

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Cheney Vs Cheney

“For the record, I love my sister, but she is dead wrong on the issue of marriage. Freedom means freedom for everyone. That means that all families — regardless of how they look or how they are made — all families are entitled to the same rights, privileges and protections as every other. It’s not something to be decided by ...

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Homocon Tweet Of The Day – Matt Drudge

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NYC Voting Guide

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Tim Tebow Cut By Patriots

Via ABC News: After being let go by his third team in 18 months — and with the regular season just five days away — the quarterback’s chances of immediately catching on with another team seem slim. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Saturday because the Patriots had not announced the move. It was first reported by ESPN. Tebow’s ...

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Stand By…

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Applause Plause

(Tipped by JMG reader Mark)

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HomoQuotable – Josh Barro

“The next mayor of New York, if he or she is to do a good job, will have to say ‘no’ a lot. Only Lhota gave the correct answer: No, you do not strand thousands of New Yorkers for 90 minutes in a futile effort to herd two cats whose lives we are inexplicably prioritizing over the rats who are ...

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Matt Barber: Miley Cyrus Is Satanic

“We have arrived. Shame on you, America. Our children – our adults – are depraved. They are ‘occupied’ by envy. They attack innocent people, beating and killing them for sport. They murder one another in the streets without love or mercy. They disobey, gossip, slander and hate God. They are insolent, arrogant, boastful ‘little monsters.’ They invent ways of doing ...

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SCOTLAND: Marriage Bill To Speed Up

Scotland’s marriage equality bill is going to be fast-tracked through their parliament. In an unusual move, MSPs will hold double sessions starting earlier in the day just to get through the weight of information from a broad spectrum of organisations and individuals who have been asked for their views on shaping the new laws. The Scottish Government faced accusations earlier ...

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Putin Cautions US On Syria

Russian President Vladimir Putin today denied reports that Syria has used chemical weapons and urged the United States not to take action. Mr Putin said it would be “utter nonsense” for Syria’s government to provoke opponents with such attacks. Speaking to journalists in the Russian far-eastern city of Vladivostok, Mr Putin urged Mr Obama – as a Nobel Peace Prize ...

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Today’s New York Daily News

Kitten-gate, now in day three.

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg To Be First SCOTUS Justice To Officiate At Same-Sex Wedding

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will tomorrow officiate at a same-sex wedding in Washington DC, becoming the first member of the Court to do so. The gala wedding of Kennedy Center President Michael M. Kaiser and economist John Roberts at the performing arts center brings together the nation’s highest court and the capital’s high society and will mark a ...

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IOC Responds To New York’s LGBT Pols

The International Olympic Committee has responded to a letter sent them by New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn and other local LGBT elected officials. Their letter asked the IOC to publicly condemn Russia’s abuses of LGBT people. Here’s the IOC’s response in full: Dear representatives of the state and City of New York,  We would like to confirm receipt ...

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NYC Mayoral Candidates Weigh In On Kittens-On-The-Subway-Tracks Debate

As Gotham continues to be roiled in debate over whether the subway should have been shut down for those two kittens on the tracks, the mayoral candidates have weighed in and only one would have let the trains roll over their little bodies. (Spoiler: It’s the Republican seen above pointing Fluffy to an oncoming B train.) Via New York Magazine: ...

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President Obama: If We Launch Attack On Syria, It Will Be A Limited, Narrow Act

USA Today recaps the statement made minutes ago: President Obama said Friday he is considering a “limited, narrow act” as a military response to Syria’s alleged use of chemical weapons against its own citizens. Calling it “a challenge to the world,” Obama said the use of chemical weapons threatens U.S. national security and merits a response. Obama emphasized that he ...

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Liz Cheney: I’m Not Pro-Gay Marriage

“I am strongly pro-life and I am not pro-gay marriage. I believe the issue of marriage must be decided by the states, and by the people in the states, not by judges and not even by legislators, but by the people themselves.” – Liz Cheney, who is challenging Sen. Mike Enzi (R-WY), who is also anti-gay marriage. RELATED: Cheney’s openly ...

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Ben Cohen On Strictly Come Dancing?

The Metro recaps Ben Cohen’s rumored casting on Strictly Come Dancing, which is Britain’s version of Dancing With The Stars: Who is he: Chiselled member of England’s 2003 Rugby World cup winning squad, better known for his philanthropic work (he is founder of the anti-bullying organisation The Ben Cohen StandUp Foundation) since retiring from the game in 2011. Chances of ...

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Bill Murray On Letterman As Liberace

I haven’t seen Letterman in a month thanks to the TWC-CBS feud, but this happened last night. Bill Murray was the first guest on Letterman’s show when it debuted 20 years ago today.

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