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Mommy’s Boys

Overheard: “Hi, mom! Happy Mother’s Day! I tried to call you this morning. What? No, I’m in the city. At a bar. A bar. The Eagle. You wouldn’t like it.” Traversing our usual haunts yesterday, we observed that teh gays must be good sons, because Mother’s Day really wiped out attendance at the bars. Good boys.

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Rome Protests Gay Rights

Several hundred thousand Italians protested proposed gay rights laws in Rome on Saturday, in a giant rally called “Family Day.” The rally was organized by a consortium of Catholic groups and was attended by many nuns and priests. The new law would give expanded rights to gay and unmarried couples in matters like welfare and inheritance rights, but does not ...

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Morning View – From The Rock

Central Park and northward, from the Top Of The Rock yesterday, courtesy of Dr. Jeff. If you embiggen, you can make out the George Washington Bridge. The white square below the big lake is the Metropolitan Musueum, I live somewhat to the right of there.

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Saturday Love

For always and forever, you will be my Saturday love. Ah, that’s better. Another lazy Saturday afternoon in the park with my boys, attended by George, Aaron, the Farmboyz, Little Tom, Little David, Foxy, Rod, Mike, Chris C., Dr. Jeff, DC guys Todd and Joe, several friends of friends and a trio of doggies. The park is fantastically lush already, ...

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Dead Daddy Dollars

Did you hear the one about the dead sperm donor being forced to pay child support? In 1999 and 2000 a Pennsylvania lesbian couple created two turkey baster babies using sperm donated by the then-living father, a friend. The couple civil-unioned in Vermont in 2002, but broke up in 2006, with one of the women winning monthly child support payments ...

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Stealthberg

As the leading Republican candidates continue to trip over themselves in a fight to the bottom, NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg has quietly relaunched the site he used in his last two mayoral campaigns. Term limits means that Bloomberg cannot be NYC mayor again. When asked if he plans on running for president, he usually waffles between “no” and “not likely”. ...

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Less Worried

My mother just emailed me to say that Orlando police have already caught the guy that raped her neighbor. He is the son of another woman on her street. My mom, being the person that she is, is now very upset for the mother of the rapist. I, however, am feeling less worried. Go OPD!

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Virtual Big Boxes

Yahoo is closing its online auction site, in a move seen as indicative of the seeming futility of competing with the “Wal-Marts” of the web. The net, once seen as a place where an upstart company could quickly compete, is now dominated by a handful of behemoths who completely dominate their “big box” categories: eBay, Google, Netflix, Amazon, MySpace, iTunes, ...

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