Tag Archives: Jesse Helms

House Republicans Retaliate After Democrat Refuses To Name Building For Racist Homophobe Jesse Helms

Democratic US House Rep. G.K. Butterfield wants to rename a Durham post office after his late mentor, black civil rights activist John Hervey Wheeler. But according to Butterfield, two US House Republicans from his state are holding up what would normally be a routine issue because he refused to sign their bill to rename another federal building after notorious racist ...

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Quote Of The Day – Ryan T. Anderson

“For the past generation, there have been a bunch of lies told in the public schools and in the media, lots of propaganda, but propaganda can’t win in the long run. In the long-run, the truth wins out. In the same way when there were some racists who tried to say that you can’t have interracial marriage, that was propaganda, ...

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Spitting On The Graves Of AIDS Victims

Revisionists charged with “protecting the legacy” of dead dead dead Jesse Helms are trying to recast the vile homophobe as a champion of people with AIDS. Unsurprisingly, activists are furious. Efforts to lift the [HIV travel] ban were blocked by a 1993 Congressional amendment introduced by Senator Jesse Helms, Republican of North Carolina. Those who fought the law say Mr. ...

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HIV Travel Ban Ends Today

More than 22 years after it was first proposed by Sen. Jesse Helms, as of today the federal government has stopped blocking people with HIV from entering the United States. President Obama said the ban was not compatible with US plans to be a leader in the fight against the disease. The new rules come into force on Monday and ...

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Today’s Hero: NC Sen. Julia Boseman

Openly lesbian NC state Sen. Julia Boseman was the lone dissenting vote in a resolution honoring the life work of the greatest homophobe to disgrace the halls of Congress, U.S. Sen. Jesse Helms. The resolution passed the North Carolina House 98-0 and in the Senate 41-1. Boseman is NC’s the only openly gay or lesbian state legislator. A total of ...

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Elizabeth Dole Says “Fuck You” To Americans Who Died From AIDS

This is unbelievable. Sen. Elizabeth Dole (R-NC) wants to rename the the current AIDS relief bill after Jesse Helms. SA 5074. Mrs. DOLE submitted an amendment intended to be proposed by her to the bill S. 2731, to authorize appropriations for fiscal years 2009 through 2013 to provide assistance to foreign countries to combat HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria, and for other ...

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HomoQuotable – Michelangelo Signorile

“The news on Friday about Helms’ death was certainly satisfying for those of us who experienced his reign of terror, and I among others gave him a fitting send off. “But let’s not let history forget that a powerful gay man was instrumental to Jesse Helms, even as Helms was vilifying and demonizing gay men and allowing them and and ...

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Jesse Helms Is Dead Dead Dead

Former Sen. Jesse Helms (R-NC), the most notoriously racist and homophobic politician in the history of the United States, has died at the age of 86. Happy Independence Day!!! And now for some choice quotes from DEAD Jesse Helms, the greatest embarrassment to my home state of North Carolina and the nation: – On threatening the life of a sitting ...

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