Monthly Archives: June 2015

Headline Of The Day

Via Media Matters: On June 26, the Supreme Court issued a decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, holding that the Fourteenth Amendment requires that states issue marriage licenses to same sex couples. Conservative media and the National Rifle Association (NRA) quickly seized on the decision to draw a parallel with concealed carry reciprocity, a top federal legislative priority of the NRA. ...

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Third Eagle Of Apocalypse: Jesus Will Have Putin Destroy USA Over Marriage

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Carson: Congress Can Undo SCOTUS

“I hope it will be revisited because the reason that we have separation of powers is to prevent runaway courts, runaway executive branch, runaway legislative branch. The laws are made by the legislative branch. And, you know, you can make a law to negate virtually anything, you just have to be creative in the way that you do it. So ...

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Obama To Expand Overtime Coverage

Via USA Today: The Obama administration is unveiling long-awaited new rules that would allow more workers to claim overtime pay. Currently, certain workers who make more than $23,660 cannot claim overtime; the new proposal would raise that threshold to $50,440 per year. “Right now, too many Americans are working long days for less pay than they deserve,” President Obama writes ...

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White House Lights Planned For Months

Politico reports that the idea to bathe the White House in rainbow lights was conceived months ago. SPOTTED, at 4 a.m. Sat. at the White House: Jeff Tiller, 32, the White House director of specialty media (includes LGBT outreach) and former press-advance marvel, who had the inspired idea of bathing the North Portico (“The President’s Front Door”) in rainbow lighting. ...

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Jon Stewart Mocks Wingnut Marriage Sadz

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Franklin Graham Has The Rainbow Sadz

“The President had the White House lit up in rainbow colors to celebrate the Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage. This is outrageous—a real slap in the face to the millions of Americans who do not support same-sex marriage and whose voice is being ignored. God is the one who gave the rainbow, and it was associated with His judgment. ...

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TEXAS: Benefits To Be Extended To Spouses Of Gay State Employees

Via the Austin Statesman: The state bureaucracy is moving forward to comply with the U.S. Supreme Court’s gay marriage decision, even as statewide elected leaders, including Gov. Greg Abbott, have lambasted the landmark ruling. Starting Wednesday — less than a week after the decision — the Employees Retirement System of Texas, the University of Texas System and the Texas A&M ...

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Louisiana Marriage Map

Via the New Orleans Advocate: If a parish is shaded blue, that means The Advocate has confirmed it’s issuing licenses. If a parish is shaded yellow (or green-ish on some devices/screens), that means The Advocate hasn’t reached anyone at the parish for comment. If a parish is shaded red, that means the clerk has confirmed to The Advocate that it ...

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Tucker Carlson Attacks Newspaper Editor Who Doesn’t Want Anti-Gay Columns

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Boy Culture Recaps NYC Pride

Click over to Matt Rettenmund’s Boy Culture for a massive photo recap of NYC Pride. Politicians, movie stars, beefcake, and bears!

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Ted Cruz: Ignore SCOTUS Ruling

Ted Cruz has decided that the Supreme Court’s marriage ruling only applies to the four states involved in the case. Via Politico: “Those who are not parties to the suit are not bound by it,” the Texas Republican told NPR News’ Steve Inskeep in an interview published on Monday. Since only suits against the states of Ohio, Tennessee, Michigan and ...

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Matt Barber Columnist: Burn The Fag Flag

“Don’t ban the Confederate flag, instead they need to ban that blasphemous and demonic homosexual flag, that desecrates and mocks the beautiful image of the rainbow that signifies the covenant that God made with man never to flood the world again. I say keep the Confederate flag and strip every single one of these repulsive, diabolical little flags. Shred them ...

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Bill O’Reilly Has The Rainbow Sadz

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Starnes: God Flooded DC Because SCOTUS

“Record-breaking floods have inundated Washington, D.C. just days after the Supreme Court decided they knew better than God. I seem to remember another time in history when there was a record-breaking flood. God painted the sky with rainbow colors after that flood. This go-around – Obama painted the White House with rainbow colors. Anybody got an ark?” – Todd Starnes, ...

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26M Rainbow Their Facebook Profile

Via CNN Money: Over the past three days, 26 million people have super imposed rainbows over their Facebook profile pictures using a free tool provided by the company. The rainbow filter launched Friday and continued to gain steam over Pride weekend, garnering more than half a billion likes and comments all over the world. Famous people including Russell Simmons, California ...

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Viral Video Of The Day

Via Business Insider: A YouTube video shared after Sunday’s parade shows a parade marcher getting his groove on with what appears to be a member of the New York Police Department. We’ve reached out to the NYPD for comment but haven’t heard back yet. The 12-second clip stars the unlikely duo dancing to along to Michael Jackson’s “Don’t Stop ‘Til ...

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TEXAS: Clerk Won’t Issue Licenses

Yesterday Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton declared that clerks can refuse to issue same-sex marriage licenses. Today we’ve got our first taker. Trinity County Clerk Shasta Bergman issued a statement Monday that said she will not issue licenses to same-sex couples for religious reasons and as a matter of conscience. “However on the heels of the Supreme Court decision, my ...

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NBC To Donald Trump: You’re Fired

Donald Trump just got fired by NBC. NBC is ending its business relationship with Donald Trump following the presidential hopeful’s comments about immigrants during the announcement of his campaign. “At NBC, respect and dignity for all people are cornerstones of our values. Due to the recent derogatory statements by Donald Trump regarding immigrants, NBCUniversal is ending its business relationship with ...

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More Marriage Sadz From Justice Scalia

MSNBC reports: On Monday morning, the last day of this Supreme Court term, there were no rainbow flags or same-sex marriage protesters left on the marble plaza before the the nation’s highest court. But inside the court room, Scalia wanted to talk about Friday’s 5-4 decision making same-sex marriage legal throughout the United States, despite the fact that there were ...

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