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GOP Tries To Block Slasher Senator

The litany of woes for New York Senate Democrats continue. After his arrest last month for slashing his girlfriend with a broken glass, a resolution is being circulated to prevent Hiram Monserrate (D-Queens) from taking office this week. Hiram Monserrate’s first day in the state Senate this week is shaping up to be a nasty one, with political opponents already ...

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Castro Catholic Church Vandalized

Playing right into the hands of wingnuts nationwide, some idiot vandalized the gay-friendly Most Holy Redeemer Church in the Castro. Vandals spray-painted swastikas on a Catholic church in San Francisco’s Castro District Saturday night. It appears the vandals are upset about the Catholic church’s support of Proposition 8, which made same-sex marriage illegal in California. But, the Most Holy Redeemer ...

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Al Franken Declared Winner

It looks like the long count/recount may be finally over as today Al Franken is scheduled to be formally declared the winner of his bitter Senate fight with Norm Coleman. Democrat Al Franken will be declared the winner of the tight U.S. Senate contest in Minnesota, emerging from a ballot recount with a slim margin over Republican Norm Coleman, state ...

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Morning View – Advance Notice

The MTA is letting people on the 6 train know that overcrowding will be abated in a mere six years when the Second Avenue line begins to run. The city’s most used line, daily ridership on the 6 train exceeds the daily ridership of the entire rail transit systems of San Francisco, Boston, and Chicago combined. However those of us ...

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Richardson Withdraws From Obama Cabinet Over Investigation

Citing the unfolding investigation of a company that had business dealings with his New Mexico administration, Gov. Bill Richardson has withdrawn his name as Barack Obama’s Secretary of Commerce. “Let me say unequivocally that I and my Administration have acted properly in all matters and that this investigation will bear out that fact,” he said Sunday in a report by ...

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#1 This Week In 1982

The video for Olivia Newton-John’s career-defining 1981/1982 smash, Physical, often had its ending cut by MTV and other video channels because its buff men were revealed to be gay as they exited the gym hand-in-hand. Nonetheless, the clip won one of only two Grammys ever given for Video Of The Year, until the category was discontinued after the advent of ...

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New EU Prez: Global Warming Is A Myth

The Czech Republic took over the six month rotating presidency of the European Union from France last week. The EU’s new figurehead leader, Czech President Vaclav Klaus, believes that global warming is a myth, prompting Prague to scramble to keep Klaus as far away from Brussels as possible. The European Union’s new figurehead believes that climate change is a dangerous ...

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Six By Twelve

The Gay & Lesbian Advocates and Defenders are working on a plan for marriage equality in all of New England by 2012. “We can make New England a marriage-equality zone by strategically combining existing legal, electoral and on-the-ground know-how to fast-track marriage in every New England state,” GLAD Executive Director Lee Swislow said. “By 2012, we not only can have ...

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