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Accomplished: 3351 Dead Soldiers

Today is the anniverary of one of the stupidest and most contrived political stunts in American history and the Democratic candidates are not missing the opportunity to comment on it. Barack Obama: “Four years after President Bush landed on an aircraft carrier and declared ‘Mission Accomplished,’ we are still in a war where more than one hundred American service members ...

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Your Love Is A Tease

My vote for this year’s summer song goes to Welsh scruffy cutie Rod Thomas, for his breezy, perfect, Your Love Is A Tease. I can’t stop playing it! (via – Troubled Diva.)

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Truthsmellers

Calling it the “greatest threat to American freedom today”, some Christian activists are staging a campaign against the passage of the Matthew Shepard Act, a bill currently before Congress that would include LGBT people in hate crimes protections. The Christian group is Truthtellers, headed by Rev. Ted Pike, whom you may recall as being behind the 2004 protest of a ...

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Swag Tuesday

Courtesy of Carroll & Graf, this week’s swag is The Mammoth Book Of New Gay Erotica, edited by Lawrence Schimel and featuring stories by a stable of notables. A classic updated – Presenting the hot, new edition of the seminal collection of erotica by and about gay men, The Mammoth Book of New Gay Erotica features over 30 short pieces ...

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Another Challenge to DADT

Log Cabin Republicans have forced a legal challenge to “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”, after a California federal judged ruled that their case against the government will proceed on June 18th. A similar suit filed by the Servicemembers’s Legal Defense Network is awaiting a ruling from a Boston federal judge, after the SLDN sued for the reinstatement of 12 soldiers discharged ...

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MacArthur Parking

Bay Area commuters have a big mess to contend with after a section of the MacArthur Maze collapsed yesterday due to a tanker fire which melted the steel supports. The MacArthur Maze is a confusing knot of superhighways that join together at the Oakland end of the Bay Bridge and has probably caused more emergency last-minute lane changes than Miami’s ...

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No Menus

The super of my building recently got fed up with all the restaurant menus being shoved under everyone’s doors by delivery guys, so he posted a sign on the front door: “No Menus!” When that did not slow the piles of fliers, he posted a new sign: “DEFINITELY No Menus!” Oh, definitely? Yeah, that didn’t work either, considering that most ...

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More Trouble For The Boy

Boy George is in jail in London after a prostitute told police that he’d been chained to a wall all night by George and another man. The hooker had arrived at midnight for an $800 “photo session” after meeting Boy George on Gaydar.com. He later escaped George’s London apartment in his underwear, calling the police from a local shop. George ...

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