Tag Archives: Larry Craig

Former Escort Service Owner Pens Tell-All: Sen. Larry Craig Liked His Hookers Butch

Former DC escort service owner Henry Vinson pleaded guilty to federal racketeering charges back in 1990 and served five years in a minimum security prison. Twenty years later he’s penned a tell-all memoir in which he claims that then-Rep. Larry Craig preferred that his rent boys be “quite masculine.” Vinson employed up to 20 escorts on a given night in ...

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Court Orders Former Sen. Larry Craig To Pay Up Over Toe-Tapping Toilet Sting

A federal court yesterday ordered former GOP Sen. Larry Craig to pay the government $242,000 in campaign funds that he used to pay lawyers after being busted toe-tapping in a Minneapolis airport restroom. Craig has argued that he was entitled to use the funds because was traveling on official Senate business at the time of his arrest. Loop Fans may ...

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Larry Craig: Toe-Tapping In An Airport Restroom Is A Legitimate Senate Activity

Lawyers for former GOP Sen. Larry Craig will argue tomorrow before a federal court that his activities in that Minnesota airport restroom were a legitimate part of his job as a U.S. Senator. Seriously. The Federal Election Commission has charged Craig with illegally using $216,000 in campaign funds in his attempt to have his tearoom toe-tapping guilty plea withdrawn. “Craig ...

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Outed Homophobes: The Supercut

Via Towleroad, here’s a compilation of some of the most notorious homophobes who have been outed in recent years.

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Former Sen. Larry Craig Says He Was In That Men’s Room On Federal Business

Former GOP Sen. Larry Craig is trying to wriggle out of charges that he used campaign funds to defend himself after his 2007 bust in that Minneapolis airport men’s room. Craig is hoping to avoid repaying $217,000 in campaign funds the Federal Election Commission claims he misused to defend himself. The FEC sued Craig in June in U.S. District Court ...

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HomoQuotable – Mike Rogers

“The site has accomplished much in its seven years. Congressmen and Senators who were first reported on here are no longer in office. Political operatives who worked against us are now on our team. The mainstream media has been educated and it’s no longer considered off-limits to report on the hypocrisy of closeted, anti-gay politicians. (Outlets like the Philadelphia Inquirer ...

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Former Sen. Larry “Wide Stance” Craig Is Trolling Halls Of Congress As A Lobbyist

Now that his two year post-Senate “cooling off” period is over, totally not gay toe-tapper Larry Craig is once again trolling the halls of Congress, but this time it’s as a lobbyist. Craig’s firm, New West Strategies, wouldn’t actually confirm lobbying was now part of his portfolio. “I didn’t say that,” said Mike Ware, a principle at New West, adding, ...

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Michelangelo Signorile: Out Them ALL

Activist and SiriusXM host Michelangelo Signorile says that it’s time that the gay community stops cloaking anti-gay politicians that are known to us to be gay themselves. Writing for the Advocate, Signorile uses the recent example of California state Sen. Roy Ashburn, who was outed by West Sacramento’s openly gay mayor on Facebook, although few took notice. West Sacramento’s Mayor ...

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Bryan Safi: Tips To Closeted Politicians

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Larry Craig Drops Appeal, Minneapolis Int’l Beefs Up T-Room Security

Totally not-gay former Sen. Larry Craig has dropped his appeal of his already-pleaded-guilty restroom trolling charge. A lawyer for former Idaho Sen. Larry Craig says they won’t ask the Minnesota Supreme Court to void his conviction in an airport bathroom sex sting. Minneapolis attorney Tom Kelly said today they concluded that the state Supreme Court would not accept a petition ...

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No Appeal For Larry Craig

A Minnesota court has refused to allow former Sen. Larry “Wide Stance” Craig to withdraw his guilty plea from his sex-sting arrest in the Minneapolis airport. Craig responds: “I am extremely disappointed by the action of the Minnesota Court of Appeals,” Craig (R-ID) said in a statement. “I disagree with their conclusion and remain steadfast in my belief that nothing ...

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Buh-Bye, Larry Craig

This may be the last you see of Sen. Larry Craig. Here’s a short bit of his final address to the Senate yesterday. It was just last year that Sen. Larry E. Craig riveted political Washington with his arrest in an airport sex sting and subsequent public declaration, “I am not gay.” On Thursday, there was much less hubbub — ...

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Tap, Tap (Tappin’ In The Tearoom)

Drag queen Candy Samples gives us a preview of the Republican convention.

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The Stall Of Fame

Sen. Larry Craig’s world-famous airport men’s room stall is about to be back in the news. Thousands of members of the international media will have to walk past it when they land at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport for the Republican National Convention in St. Paul at the end of the summer. Many will feel obligated to stop and file ...

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We’ve Got Your Family Values Right Here

(Courtesy of Jesus’ General via Pam Spaulding.)

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You Just Have To Laugh

Check out the co-sponsors of a new federal “Marriage Protection Amendment”. Two United States Senators implicated in extramarital sexual activity have named themselves as co-sponsors of S. J. RES. 43, dubbed the Marriage Protection Amendment. If ratified, the bill would amend the United States Constitution to state that marriage “shall consist only of the union of a man and a ...

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Craig Replacement Could Be Pro-Life

Literally. A nutjob running for Larry Craig’s seat has legally changed his name to Pro-Life Richardson. A 66-year-old Idaho strawberry farmer, formerly known after a previous name change as Marvin Pro-Life Richardson, is now, simply, “Pro-Life.” “I think it’s just and I think it’s proper to have Pro-Life on the ballot,” Pro-Life told the Idaho Press-Tribune. “If I save one ...

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Larry Craig Keeps His Word (For Once)

Sen. Larry Craig is retiring. For real real. Larry Craig (R-Idaho), encumbered by a scandal since last summer, did not file for reelection by his state’s deadline Friday, keeping a promise he made and officially marking the end of his congressional career. Craig’s political future has been in doubt since his arrest and guilty plea on disorderly conduct charges filed ...

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The Sanctity Of Heterosexual Marriage

(Via – Dan Savage.)

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The Jokes Write Themselves

Have you planned your summer yet? For Immediate Release:February 26, 2008 Craig Accepting Applications for Summer InternsDeadline Quickly Approaching WASHINGTON, D.C. – Idaho Senator Larry Craig is currently seeking intern applications for the summer term, which runs from May to August. The application deadline is March 15, however if more time is needed for the application process, please contact Senator ...

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