Tag Archives: 2012 elections

Trans Teen Lands Reality Show


Via the Hollywood Reporter: TLC is becoming the latest network to explore transgender life. The cable network has handed out a straight-to-series order for All That Jazz, a docuseries following 14-year-old transgender activist Jazz Jennings, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. The 11-episode series will feature Jennings — dubbed “The New Face of Transgender Youth” — in her daily life, juggling ...

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David Axelrod: Obama Was “Bullshitting” When He Said He Opposed Gay Marriage


Former White House advisor David Axelrod claims that President Obama lied about his opposition to same-sex marriage in order to help his 2008 election chances. Axelrod makes the claim in his new book. “I’m just not very good at bullshitting,” Obama told Axelrod, after an event where he stated his opposition to same-sex marriage, according to the book. Axelrod writes ...

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Rick Perry Remix


Via Memeographs.

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Tea Party Nation: One Million Democrats Voted Twice In The 2012 Election


Here’s some amusing crackpottery from Judson Phillips, head of Tea Party Nation, who has some “shocking news” about the 2012 election. A study done in North Carolina showed that 35,750 people who live and voted in North Carolina may have voted in another state in the 2012 Presidential election. The study was based on comparing the first and last names ...

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Eugene Delgaudio Claims Partial Victory In SPLC Lawsuit Over Gay Marriage Photo


Back in 2012, Virginia-based anti-gay crackpot Eugene Delgaudio lifted the above wedding photo from the blog of a New Jersey gay couple, replaced the New York City skyline backdrop with snow-covered trees, and used the image for a flyer that attacked a pro-gay marriage candidate for the Colorado state Senate. After first sending an cease-and-desist order, in September of that ...

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A documentary about the 2012 campaign of Fred Karger.

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NEW YORK: Wingnut Dinesh D’Souza Indicted For Campaign Finance Fraud


Christian activist and Breitbart hero Dinesh D’Souza, whose 2012 movie 2016: Obama’s America grossed $33M, has been indicted on federal charges of campaign finance fraud. D’Souza, an author and the former president of King’s College, is accused of “causing $20,000 in illegal campaign contributions to be made to a candidate for the U.S. Senate in calendar year 2012,” according to ...

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NOM: Gay Marriage Is A Vote Loser

Posted today to NOM’s blog: In England, a recent report showed that nearly two-thirds of MP’s believe that supporting gay ‘marriage’ is a ‘vote loser.’ And reports from local Conservative associations show a rapid decline in membership, with gay marriage seen as one of the reasons. Now even the Prime Minister, David Cameron, is saying that he regrets “forcing” marriage ...

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Complaint By Fred Karger Triggers FEC Investigation Of Rick Santorum


Former GOP presidential candidate Fred Karger, the eternal thorn in the backside of NOM, has struck again. The Federal Election Commission is asking former presidential candidate Rick Santorum, Iowa evangelical leader Bob Vander Plaats and an anti-gay marriage organization to tell the agency why it should not investigate an allegation that they violated campaign finance limits during the last election. ...

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VIRGINA: Democrats Issue Attack Ad Against Gov Candidate Ken Cuccinelli

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97% Of Marriage Backers Got Re-Elected


Here’s a nifty little stat that NOM will surely ignore. Based on election results in the two states that passed freedom to marry laws in the 2011-2012 legislative cycle and whose members stood for reelection — New York and Washington — the analysis, “Pro-Marriage Legislators Win Elections,” finds that pro-marriage legislators who ran for reelection won 97% of the time. ...

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HRC: Stick A Fork In NOM

The Human Rights Campaign today issued a press release roundly mocking NOM for their failures to make good on their threats.  An excerpt: Opponents’ financing is drying up. They were outspent almost three to one last year, $12 million to $34 million in the ballot campaigns. More broadly, tax documents obtained by HRC last fall show that NOM’s funding declined ...

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Crazy Eyes Owes Staff Money

Staffers from Crazy Eyes’ presidential campaign say they never got all of the pay that is owed them. Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) is refusing to pay five Iowa staffers and asking that they sign non-disclosure agreements, a former campaign aide has alleged. Peter Waldron, who served as Bachmann’s national field coordinator, says that the former employees were repeatedly told they ...

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Another 2012 In Review Clip

There have been a lot of these, of course, but this one I quite like.

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Quote Of The Day – Maureen Dowd


“The Mayans were right, as it turns out, when they predicted the world would end in 2012. It was just a select world: the G.O.P. universe of arrogant, uptight, entitled, bossy, retrogressive white guys. Just another vanishing tribe that fought the cultural and demographic tides of history. Someday, it will be the subject of a National Geographic special, or a ...

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More From Yesterday’s PPP Poll

Yesterday Public Policy Polling tweeted that 25% of Republicans want their state to secede. Here’s another tidbit from their poll: 49% of GOP voters nationally say they think that ACORN stole the election for President Obama. We found that 52% of Republicans thought that ACORN stole the 2008 election for Obama, so this is a modest decline, but perhaps smaller ...

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American Family Association: GOP Should Just Give Up On Black & Hispanic Voters

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Dianne Feinstein Breaks Election Record


Politico notes a little bit of election trivia regarding Sen. Dianne Feinstein: Dianne Feinstein is the most popular senator in U.S. history. If you measure by votes won, that is. The latest, semi-official tally from the California secretary of state reports the Democratic senator won nearly 7.3 million votes on Nov. 6, breaking the previous Senate record held by her ...

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It’s About Love

The music for this celebratory clip (another one!) is San Francisco by The Mowgli’s. Their five-song EP is now available on iTunes.

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