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Ted Cruz Vs New York Times: Part Two

Via Politico: On Thursday, a Times spokesperson said that the book was excluded because the paper had found its sales to be mostly “strategic bulk purchases” — a common practice among political authors, but a claim hotly disputed by Cruz’s campaign. “The Times is presumably embarrassed by having their obvious partisan bias called out. But their response — alleging ‘strategic ...

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TOMORROW: Bear Week Furball

New York City’s legendary Furball is in Provincetown for Bear Week. Doors open at 9PM tomorrow night at the Boatslip. And if you see me at the Boatslip this afternoon, the first five guys who say the magic word get a JMG t-shirt.

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TRAILER: The Walking Dead Season Six

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KENTUCKY: Alleged Dog-Napping Update

Following my mention of their 2013 story, Page One Kentucky has posted an update about the dog allegedly stolen by the daughter of renegade county clerk Kim Davis. Remember Charlie Brown? He’s the dog Kim’s daughter apparently stole (not allegedly, she did it). Kim was running for election at the time — a campaign she ultimately won, replacing her mother ...

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CALIFORNIA: Top Cop Blasts “Debauched” Obergefell Ruling In Public Letter

A top police official in Stockton, California has published a viciously anti-gay letter in a local newspaper and says he doesn’t care if it gets him fired. Lt.Toby Will, a former Marine and 25-year veteran of the Stockton Police Department, wrote a 282-word letter to the editor of the Stockton Record which was published in Wednesday’s edition under the heading ...

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OREGON: Prosecutors Reveal Additional Sex Abuse Allegations Against Terry Bean

Via Williamette Week: Prosecutors say Portland real-estate developer and Democratic Party activist Terry Bean engaged in sex with an underaged boy in 1979, providing the 16-year-old with alcohol and drugs. The teenager later tried to kill himself after Bean broke off the relationship, court records say. The records were filed by prosecutors late Thursday in Lane County Circuit Court as ...

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Scott Walker Jumps The Gun

Scott Walker isn’t due to formally announce his candidacy until Monday, but yesterday afternoon his team fired out the above tweet. The tweet was deleted after brief firestorm of questions across Twitter.

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NEBRASKA: Renegade Clerk Backs Down

Nebraska’s lone renegade county clerk has backed down. Sioux County Clerk Michelle Zimmerman was on vacation and unavailable for comment, but Deputy Clerk JoElla Norman said Friday that somebody in the office will issue a same-sex license if requested. Zimmerman was the only one out of 93 county clerks in Nebraska who said she would not issue a license in ...

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TRAILER: Air

Via The Wrap: Norman Reedus and Djimon Hounsou guard the last humans on the planet after breathable air becomes non-existent in the new trailer for “Air,” a science fiction film produced by “Walking Dead” creator Robert Kirkman. In the trailer, the actors play two engineers tasked with protecting humans in air-tight coffins who are the “last remnants of human civilization.” ...

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Frothy Mix Signs NOM’s Hate Pledge

Via press release from Brian Brown: Sen. Rick Santorum gave the keynote address to NOM’s Second Annual Marriage Gala in Washington, DC on July 2nd. Sen. Santorum ripped the US Supreme Court for their illegitimate ruling and pledged as president to work to reverse it, saying “this will not stand,” bringing the crowd of nearly 400 people to their feet. ...

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Bill Nye: Homosexuality Is Natural

Some YouTube commenters don’t think he really answered the question regarding “evolutionary sense.”

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ALABAMA: 13 Holdout Counties

Earlier this week the Liberty Counsel issued a 33-page brief to the Alabama Supreme Court which declares that they can defy Obergefell.

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New York Times: Cruz Is Off Bestsellers List Due To “Strategic Bulk Purchases”

Via Politico: This week, HarperCollins, the book’s publisher, sent a letter to The New York Times inquiring about Cruz’s omission from the list, sources with knowledge of the situation said. The Times responded by telling HarperCollins that the book did not meet their criteria for inclusion. “We have uniform standards that we apply to our best seller list, which includes ...

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TRIAL VIDEO: Ex-Gay JONAH Witness Explains How Naked Dance Parties With Men Totally Made Him Straight

Via the SPLC: This is a condensed version of a sworn video deposition presented at a June 2015 trial in New Jersey: Ferguson v. JONAH. Conversion therapy provider JONAH offered Hoffman as a “success story” witness claiming that conversion therapy works to change sexual orientation from gay to straight. A jury unanimously decided that JONAH is liable for consumer fraud ...

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KENTUCKY: Renegade Clerks Face Jail

Yesterday Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear personally told Casey County Clerk Casey Davis to issue marriage licenses or resign. On Monday a state court will hear the ACLU’s lawsuit against Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis. All of the renegade Kentucky clerks face possible jail time. Via the Associated Press: “The rest of the county court clerks are complying with the law ...

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Editorial Of The Day

From the editorial board of the New York Times: Some same-sex marriage opponents argue that under state religious-freedom laws, a government employee’s beliefs should be accommodated so long as another official is available to carry out the task. But government employees do not have a constitutionally protected right to pick and choose which members of the public they will serve, ...

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Headline Of The Day

Via Radar Online: Those dirty Duggars! The conservative Christian clan has been hiding another shocking sex secret from fans for years. RadarOnline.com can exclusively reveal that Amy Duggar’s dad— and patriarch Jim Bob’s brother-in-law— Terry Jordan, 52, was once accused of infecting a woman with genital herpes in a bitter lawsuit. In Washington County court documents uncovered by Radar, an ...

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Mat Staver: Obama Made Me Weep With His “Cloak Of Sin” Over The White House

“It’s unprecedented in American history that the president of the United States would be so in-your-face immoral and impose that immorality and sin on the rest of the country. I wept when I saw that and thought about what a horrible example that is to the rest of the world. I just felt shameful to be an American at that ...

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Patti Lupone Recreates Phone-Snatch

Lupone talked to the New York Times: “This woman — a very pretty young woman — was sitting with her boyfriend or husband. We could see her text. She was so uninterested. She showed her husband what she was texting. We talked about it at intermission. When we went out for the second act I was very close to her, ...

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Bear Proposal At Comic-Con!

Standing ovation! Get the tissues! (Tipped by JMG reader Pope Buck)

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