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Thousands Of Gifts For Bristol’s Baby

Wasn’t Bristol Palin supposed to have a baby ten days ago? She’d better hurry because the baby presents are piling up. According to an interview with her grandfather, Bristol and the baby have already received thousands of presents from around the world, in fact he estimates they’ve gotten over 100,000 packages and letters. Seriously. Meanwhile the details of the drug ...

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Virginity Pledgers More Like To Get Knocked Up

So much for those creepy purity balls and abstinence pledge cards. Teenagers who pledge to remain virgins until marriage are just as likely to have premarital sex as those who do not promise abstinence and are significantly less likely to use condoms and other forms of birth control when they do, according to a study released today. The new analysis ...

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All Dogs Go To Heaven

Charles Blow has an interesting opinion piece in the NY Times about the Pew Forum’s recent survey which surprisingly shows that 70% of Americans believe that people from religions other than theirs (and even atheists) can go to heaven. One very plausible explanation is that Americans just want good things to come to good people, regardless of their faith. As ...

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NH House To Get Marriage Bill

On January 7th, openly gay New Hampshire state Rep. Jim Splaine will introduce an amendment to change that state’s recent civil union law into one that provides for full marriage equality. When legislators meet in 2009, there will be several bills to consider that deal with civil unions and gay marriage. State Rep. Jim Splaine, D-Portsmouth, submitted a bill asking ...

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Please Don’t Divorce Us

The Courage Campaign is soliciting submissions for their “Please Don’t Divorce Us” photo essay. Infamous prosecutor Ken Starr has filed a legal brief — on behalf of the “Yes on 8” campaign — to nullify the 18,000 same-sex marriages performed in California between May and November of 2008. It’s time to put a face to Ken Starr’s shameful legal proceedings. ...

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In Which New York Joins The EU

The Wall Street Journal reports that Russian media is giving a lot of attention to a local academic who is predicting that the United States will collapse by 2010 in a civil war brought about by “mass immigration, economic decline, and moral degradation.” Prof. Panarin, 50 years old, is not a fringe figure. A former KGB analyst, he is dean ...

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HomoQuotable – Anderson Cooper

“Rachel Maddow is an incredible talent — she’s funny, and smart, obviously well researched on subjects. I’m just not interested as a viewer in listening to anchors’ opinions. It seems like there’s an awful lot of yelling, and this year yelling’s been replaced by sarcasm and snarkiness.” Anderson Cooper, taking a swipe at Rachel Maddow in an interview by Choire ...

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