Joe Jervis

Rachel Maddow Interviews Obama

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Samuel Jackson Says No On 8

An excellent new clip from Samuel L. Jackson appeals to black voters.

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Latest Poll: Yes On 8 Down By 5

The latest Field Poll, released last night: Over the past six weeks, a proposed constitutional amendment that would end same-sex marriage in California has gained substantial ground but still trails by a five-point margin heading into Tuesday’s election. A new Field Poll shows Proposition 8, one of the most closely watched state ballot measures in years, is supported by 44 ...

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NYC Election Night LGBT Party

I imagine a few of us would relish an opportunity to speak to Christine Quinn about a couple things. But hey, why ruin a great night?

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Ashley Todd Gets Off With Probation

Ashley Todd, the 20 year-old McCain campaign worker who falsely claimed she’d been attacked by a black mugger/Obama supporter, has struck a deal in which she will be on probation for one year, provided she gets mental counseling. Under the agreement, her criminal record will be expunged after if she stays out of trouble and gets mental treatment on probation. ...

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Do You Believe In Life After Bush?

Cher Barack’d the vote on the Today Show this morning, saying she could never vote for a Republican. Video here.

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Silicon Valley Stands Up For Equality

A broad coalition of Silicon Valley tech companies have formed “Silicon Valley Leaders Says No On Proposition 8” and will publish a full-page ad in tomorrow’s San Jose Mercury-News urging opposition to Prop 8. The honorary co-chairs of “Silicon Valley Leaders Say NO on Proposition 8″ include: Brin; Bill Campbell, Chairman, Intuit; David Filo, Founder, Yahoo; Chuck Geschke, Founder and ...

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Who Would Jeebus Hack? Cyber Attack On No On 8 Fundraising Site Continues

Last night’s cyber-attack on No On 8’s site is continuing. The denial-of-service (DoS) attack on NoOnProp8.com that started last night continues. When you attempt to go to the URL, it either will time out or, perhaps, eventually load after a long delay. How does this happen? In one common DoS scenario, it would be this: Botnets of infected Windows computers ...

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Election Stress? Me?

If the election has you stressed, Shelley suggests kicking back in a big ol’ pile of laundry at the bottom of the closet.

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Vote North Carolina

Funny, funny, funny. As a native Tarheel, I endorse this clip.

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Shhhh! Governator Says No On 8

Without any accompanying commentary or fanfare, California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has released a position paper on all of that state’s referenda. He’s for high-speed rail. He’s for for children’s health care. Oh, and by the way, he’s against Prop 8.

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Gay Marriage = Hitler

“There was another time in history when people, when the bell tolled. And the question was whether or not they were going to hear it. The time was during Nazi Germany with Adolf Hitler. You see he brought crowds of clergy together to assure them that he was going to look after the church. “And one of the members, bold ...

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Ms. Helen Philpot Speaks

The interwebs are buzzing over whether Margaret and Helen, the hilarious pro-Obama blog purportedly written by two 80-something women, is real or not. No conclusions yet, but check out this post from one of the authors, Helen Philpot. I am surprised that some of you are up in arms about my calling Sarah Palin a bitch, or John McCain an ...

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Hackers Attack Gay Marriage Sites

The No On 8 and Say No 2 sites were the apparent victims of a cyber attack last night. Via press release: Today the NO on Prop 8 campaign’s Web site was the victim of what appears to be a coordinated attack designed to bring the system down. According to http://www.responsetrack.net/lnk/calitics/1855212/?14LGF0093D5/ , the denial-of-service attack (DoS) on the NO on ...

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More Lovely McCain Supporters

If Obama wins, these people will completely lose the tiny remaining shreds of their shriveled flaccid brains.

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Homo Haters To Be Barred From UK

The British government has announced new rules that will bar those spreading “extremism, hatred, and violence” from entering the UK, including religious leaders and musicians who preach hatred against homosexuals. The new measures include a “name and shame” tactic of sharing the list of those banned with other countries. Under the new system, any foreign citizen whose arrival here is ...

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Palin Talks 2012

Yesterday Sarah Palin shocked her own handlers when she said that she was already thinking about her 2012 campaign. CNN’s Dana Bash told cohort Wolf Blitzer that a senior McCain advisor was rendered “speechless” by Palin’s comment. “There was a long pause, and then I just heard a ‘Huh.’ on the other end of the phone. I mean, this is ...

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Jeff Kent Gives $15K To Yes On 8

The Los Angeles Dodger’s second baseman, Jeff Kent, has donated $15K to Yes On 8. Jeff Kent, 40, who played second base for the Los Angeles Dodgers this season, has stepped into the emotional world of same-sex marriage, giving $15,000 to backers of the California proposition on Tuesday’s ballot that would ban it. In a disclosure filed with the California ...

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Lesbian Huffington Post Columnist Dead In Florida Murder-Suicide

Carol Anne Burger, 57, an openly lesbian columnist for the Huffington Post, murdered her ex-partner by stabbing her 222 times with a screwdriver and then committed suicide by shooting herself in the head on Friday. The murder occurred two days earlier and it was initially presumed that had Burger killed herself out of sorrow, but yesterday Florida police concluded that ...

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It’s Make Or Break Time On Prop 8

Reportedly, internal polling at Equality California shows Prop 8 at a dead heat right now. But this just in from executive director Geoff Kors: On Tuesday, the other side reported donations of $2.2 million, dwarfing the $255,650 we reported, and called on their donors to contribute another $3 million. With this enormous sum of money they are buying every available ...

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