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Hurray! Only Five More Years Of War!

Meanwhile: After a series of disclosures forced the resignation of two McCain campaign aides with ties to unsavory regimes, the campaign has decided to scrutinize the background of the entire staff to ferret out connections to lobbyists. This morning, according to two Republicans with direct knowledge, Rick Davis, the campaign manager, e-mailed to McCain’s entire staff a memo entitled “McCain ...

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Kindle Ignites

Hey, remember last year when we all laughed at the Kindle? Said e-books would never take off? Especially with such a fugly e-reader? Via CNET: Calling it the iPod of the book business, CitiGroup analyst Mark Mahaney says the Kindle e-book reader will generate three-quarters of a billion dollars for Amazon.com in less than two years. CNET thinks the analyst ...

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Morning View – Weehawken Plaque

“Historical Note: Weehawken is the smallest street in Manhattan. Help keep the beauty of it. Do not urinate or litter.” I don’t know about the “beauty” of Weehawken, which is almost just an alley that runs between the Dugout and a porn shop. But it IS the shortest street on the island.

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California Marriage Reactions

Some reactions to the ruling…. Obama campaign: Barack Obama has always believed that same-sex couples should enjoy equal rights under the law, and he will continue to fight for civil unions as President. He respects the decision of the California Supreme Court, and continues to believe that states should make their own decisions when it comes to the issue of ...

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This Weekend: GB:NYC5

An update via the GB:NYC5 blog: Friday night. 9PM. HK Lounge. 405 W39th St @ 9th Ave. Password is GB5. Weather forecast for Saturday in Central Park: 70s, but 30% chance of rain. Possible alternative rain plans are under discussion. Stay tuned. More details for this year’s meet-up are on the blog. We’re hoping the weather holds for the Saturday ...

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Gay Marriage Ban Overturned In California

Via SFGate.com: The California Supreme Court has overturned a ban on gay marriage, paving the way for California to become the second state where gay and lesbian residents can marry. The case involved a series of lawsuits seeking to overturn a voter-approved law that defines marriage as a union between a man and a woman. With the ruling, California could ...

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Poz Man Gets 35 Years For Spitting At Cop

A 42 year-old HIV-positive Texas man has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for spitting into the eyes and mouth of the Dallas policeman arresting him for public intoxication in 2006. “He turns and spits,” Officer Waller said. “He hits me in the eye and mouth. Then he told me he has AIDS. I immediately began looking for something ...

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Xbox: No “Gay” User Names

The online game site Xbox LIVE caused some controversy this week after telling a player that he could no longer use his screen name “theGAYERgamer”, saying that the player community found his user name offensive. After receiving complaints, an Xbox rep explained the ruling on his blog: We recieved [sic] a complaint on the Gamertag and determined that it did ...

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HomoQuotable – RuPaul

“Tell Tyra that the Queen has returned, and while you’re at it have Heidi clear the runway. I’m going to pump some ‘realness’ into reality. To be a winner on this show the contestants need to be a fashion designer, an American Idol, and a top model all rolled up into one. And they definitely have to be smarter than ...

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