Tag Archives: Saxby Chambliss

Ten GOP Senators File DOMA Brief

On Friday ten GOP members of the U.S. Senate filed a Supreme Court brief against the overturn of DOMA.  Among the many citations included are two from the landmark case Lawrence Vs Texas, which struck down sodomy laws nationwide in 2003. An excerpt: Notwithstanding the Attorney General’s belated discovery of DOMA’s allegedly unconstitutional motivation, this argument is flawed because legislative ...

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Sen. Saxby Chambliss To Retire

RELATED: Longtime JMG readers may recall that Chambliss has a history with this blog.

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I Just Got Fired By AOL News

In their “11 Famous Politically Correct Firings” story, AOL News names me as the person canned from Sen. Saxby Chambliss’ staff for writing anti-gay hate speech on some homo blog. Oh well, there are worse things about me on the internet. UPDATED: AOL News has updated the story with a correction (misspelling my name, which they got right when I ...

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Olbermann On Chambliss Call

Hey, somebody finally got my name right!

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Sen. Saxby Chambliss Just Called Me To Offer His “Sincerest Apologies”

I just got off the phone with Sen. Saxby Chambliss, who said he was calling to personally apologize for the “All faggots must die” comment left here on JMG last Tuesday. I’ll paraphrase what Chambliss said to me, but reporters, please don’t excerpt any of this as his exact words. CHAMBLISS: “Joe, I don’t know if you’re Republican or Democrat, ...

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GEORGIA: Activists To Protest At Atlanta Office Of Sen. Saxby Chambliss

Angry about his inaction about an anti-gay death threat left on this blog, Georgia activists plan to protest at the Atlanta office of Sen. Saxby Chambliss this afternoon. The Queer Justice League of Atlanta has called on Senator Saxby Chambliss to immediately respond to allegations that a member of his staff posted a defamatory remark on a popular LGBT-oriented blog. ...

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AC360: Rep. Jared Polis & LCR’s Clarke Cooper Discuss Chambliss Scandal

Tonight CNN’s Anderson Cooper discussed the “all faggots must die” comment left by a Sen. Saxby Chambliss staffer here on JMG, bringing on Rep. Jared Polis and Log Cabin head R. Clarke Cooper. (The same pair discussed the issue on MSNBC’s Hardball yesterday.) Tonight’s conversation focused more on the delay in identifying the culprit, although LCR’s Cooper once again attempted ...

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GOP House Nominee Stephen Bailey Visits JMG To Attack Rep. Jared Polis Over Saxby Chambliss Comments

“Jared Polis recklessly slandered every Republican and Republican staffer with his comments — guilt by an association not predicated by the bias at issue. This is a logical fallacy and it undermines the moral high ground on this issue. He hurts his cause when there is a valid point to be made and lashes out emotionally and insults innocent people. ...

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MSNBC’s Hardball Covers Chambliss Story With Rep. Jared Polis And Log Cabin Head

Tonight MSNBC’s Chris Matthews covered the Sen. Saxby Chambliss “all faggots must die” scandal, bringing on openly gay Rep. Jared Polis and Log Cabin head R. Clarke Cooper to discuss what should happen next. Watch Cooper quisle his defense of the GOP, saying that there aren’t any gay haters in the GOP’s offices. Matthews responds incredulously: “Not at ALL?” Jared ...

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Sen. Saxby Chambliss Admits: It Was My Guy That Said “All Faggots Must Die”

The office of GOP Sen. Saxby Chamblis has admitted that it was their staffer that left the comment “All faggots must die” on this blog yesterday. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports: U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss’ office has determined it was indeed the source of a highly publicized homosexual-bashing slur on an Internet site. But in a statement, Chambliss’ office said it ...

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My Interviews With Fox & CNN

Fox News commenters think the story is fake and if it’s not fake then I should be arrested for violating the privacy of a Senate staffer. Or something. CNN’s reporter just confirmed the details and doesn’t quote me. The story has also landed on the Washington Post and some progressive blogs like the Daily Beast and Talking Points Memo. Change.org ...

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Michelangelo Signorile Show: 4:30PM

I’ll be on Michelangelo Signorile’s show on SiriusXM OutQ at about 4:30pm today to talk about the Sen. Saxby Chambliss story from yesterday. The story has gotten tons of web coverage, including from some major national outlets, but so far today Chambliss’ office is apparently being unresponsive to inquiries. Listen to the Signorile show online for free. (Registration required.) NOTE: ...

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CONFIRMED: Sen. Saxby Chambliss Admits “All Faggots Must Die” Comment Came From His Atlanta Headquarters

I’ve just gotten off the phone with Atlanta Journal-Constitution political writer Jim Galloway who says that Sen. Saxby Chambliss has confirmed that the “All faggots must die” comment left here on JMG earlier today did indeed come from his Atlanta office. Galloway reports that Chambliss told him his office is conducting an internal investigation. For now Chambliss’ spokesperson has issued ...

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PhoboQuotable – Sen. Saxby Chambliss

“In my opinion, the presence in the armed forces of persons who demonstrate a propensity or intent to engage in homosexual acts would very likely create an unacceptable risk to those high standards. It will lead to alcohol use, adultery, fraternization, and body art. If we change this rule of ‘Don’t Ask, Dont Tell’ what are we going to do ...

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Bringing Saxby Back

Saxby Chambliss has been called as the winner of his Senate runoff race in Georgia, ending the possibility of a Democratic super-majority. On the heels of a concession by Democrat Jim Martin, Republican Saxby Chambliss took the stage to claim his second term in the U.S. Senate. But Republican National Committee Chairman Mike Duncan, who faces a tough slog to ...

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