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It’s Make Or Break Time On Prop 8

Reportedly, internal polling at Equality California shows Prop 8 at a dead heat right now. But this just in from executive director Geoff Kors: On Tuesday, the other side reported donations of $2.2 million, dwarfing the $255,650 we reported, and called on their donors to contribute another $3 million. With this enormous sum of money they are buying every available ...

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Worshipping The Golden Calf

Christianists love money as much as Jeebus, so much so that some of them gathered at the Wall Street bull statue today at the behest of Prosperity Gospeletta, aka Cindy Jacobs. Cindy is calling for a Day of Prayer for the World’s Economies on Wednesday, October 29, 2008. They are calling for prayer for the stock markets, banks, and financial ...

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No On 8 To Air YouTube Clips

Via press release: In a first for an American political campaign, the NO on Prop 8 campaign will pay to air two spots that were originally produced and uploaded to YouTube by supporters completely independent of the campaign. “We have been overwhelmed by the outpouring of talent and creativity that has just exploded on the Internet,” said Patrick Guerriero, NO ...

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Wingnut Offers $150K For Tape Of Obama With Palestinian Activist

After the Los Angeles Times refused to release a copy of a tape it claims to have of Barack Obama appearing at a 2003 dinner with Palestinian activist Rashid Khalidi, wingnut zillionaire Aston Grimaldi has offered $150,000 to anybody who gives him the tape. John McCain and Sarah Palin are blasting the Times for withholding the tape. “Apparently this is ...

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More Lies From Elizabeth Dole

From Huffington Post: Falling behind in her reelection race, Sen. Elizabeth Dole has uncorked one hell of a charge: The Democrat running against me is godless. Dole’s 30-second ad, which is running on television in North Carolina but has not (understandably) been promoted by the GOP, uses a September fundraiser co-hosted by 40 people, including a representative of the Godless ...

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Yes On 8 Gets Another Prime Opportunity

Oy. The “think about the children!” people are having another field day in California. A Bay Area elementary school got caught in the crossfire of a ballot initiative seeking to outlaw same-sex marriage in California on Tuesday after a kindergarten teacher asked her pupils to sign pledge cards promising not to use anti-gay slurs. ProtectMarriage.com, the coalition of social and ...

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My Ballot

Unlike those of you burdened with page after page of confusing referenda, New York only has one item about disabled veterans seeking civil service jobs. My Congressperson, Carolyn Mahoney, should coast to an easy win, as should my state Senator Liz Krueger and state Assemblyman Micah Kellner. I’d say it’s a straight Dem ticket for me this time, except that ...

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