Tag Archives: Alabama

Today In Crazy Teabaggers

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Ruh Roh!

“I will be their fierce advocate to make sure they are getting the compensation they need to get through what is going to be a difficult season.” – President Obama, promising Gulf coast business owners that he’ll make sure that BP pays up.

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Photo Of The Day – Alabama Wave

(Via – The Ecoterrorist)

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Craziest Teabagger Ever?

Wait for the end.

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Attack Of The Black Teabagger

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Today In Teabaggery

Andrew Sullivan tips us to this almost hilarious campaign ad by Alabama agricultural commissioner candidate Dale Peterson. Guns! Horses! Illegal immigrants!

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Doo-Wopping For Governor

You may recall Ray Moore as Alabama’s chief state Supreme Court justice who was booted from office in 2003 after he refused a federal order to remove a two-ton Ten Commandments monument he had installed at the state courthouse. Here’s his God-infused campaign ad for Alabama governor. (Via – Pam’s House Blend)

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Teabagger Ad Of The Day

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British Petroleum Is Trying To Pay Off Gulf Fishermen Over Oil Spill

The Attorney General of Alabama has ordered British Petroleum to stop distributing settlement agreements to his state’s fishermen. The contracts offer each fisherman up to $5000 up front if they agree not to sue BP over their lost livelihoods due to the oil spill. The attorney general said he is prohibited from giving legal advice to private citizens, but added ...

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Alabama Governor Candidate Promises English-Only Driver Tests

Tim James, GOP candidate for governor of Alabama, says if elected he’ll do away with driver’s license tests in all languages except English. The state currently offers the test in 12 languages. James says the exams are a public safety issue. On his campaign website, he cited a 2004 U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report that connected a 72 percent ...

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Jesus Christ Was Disruptive

Pam Spaulding dug up this gem about a woman who changed her name to “Jesus Christ.” I frickin’ love the last line. Jesus Christ was called for jury duty this week in Jefferson County. Court officials were skeptical at first when on Monday a potential juror submitted a name change form with “Jesus Christ” on it. But the 59-year-old Birmingham ...

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Tweet Fail

The general manager and news director of an Alabama TV station were suspended for a week after their project to Tweet their news items directly to a roadside billboard resulted in the above image.

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Alabama High School Cancels Prom Rather Than Allow Lesbian Couple To Attend

UPDATE: School board officials have reversed their decision and the couple may now attend. Another win for the ACLU LGBT Project! Rather than bow to pressure from the ACLU that they allow an out lesbian student to bring her girlfriend to the prom, Tharptown High School in Russellville, Alabama has canceled the event entirely. The ACLU has sent the school ...

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Trials Begins For Alabama Judge Accused Of Trading Sex With Inmates For Leniency

Fifteen current and former prison inmates are scheduled to testify in the trial of former Alabama circuit court judge Herman Thomas, who is accused of trading leniency for sexual acts performed in his chambers. Some inmates in those cases described being checked out of the jail for meetings with Thomas in his car or in his private office in the ...

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Alabama House Approves Resolution Honoring Miss California

Yesterday the Alabama House of Representatives approved a resolution “honoring” Miss California USA Carrie Prejean for speaking out against gay marriage. The House approved the resolution by Rep. Jay Love by a general voice vote. The comments on the Birmingham News’ coverage are generally scornful of Love’s move.

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Best Or Worst DUI Excuse?

Retired NBA superstar and ardent LGBT rights supporter Charles Barkley was arrested for DUI in Arizona on Wednesday after he told cops he was in a hurry to get a blow job. According to the officer who wrote the report, “He told me that he ran the stop sign because he was in a hurry to pick up the girl ...

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RUMOR: Anti-Gay Alabama Attorney General Busted In Bed With Male Aide, About To Resign

There’s been an explosion of chatter on Alabama-based blogs today that the state’s Republican anti-gay Attorney General Troy King may be about to resign in the face of a sex scandal with a male assistant. According to multiple sources, King was caught in bed with the man by his wife and thrown out of his home. Via Wonkette: His [King’s] ...

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Gay Porn Star Ryan Idol
Named In Charity Scandal

Scandal has erupted around yet another gay porn star. John Katopodis, 61, former member of the city council of Birmingham, Alabama and “close friend” of Birmingham Mayor Larry Langford (D), is being investigated by federal prosecutors for allegedly misusing over $1M in funds from a charity Langford created to provide computers to needy children. Katopodis is suspected of using the ...

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Charles Barkley’s Got Your Back

Retired NBA star Charles Barkley announced on CNN that he was sick of “fake Christians” and that he fully supports gay marriage. Barkley plans on running for governor of Alabama after he satisfies their seven-year residency requirement in 2014. The Christian Anti-Defamation Commission is demanding an apology from Barkely, saying, “Ironically, Barkley engaged in the very activity of judging others ...

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