Monthly Archives: September 2010

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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Anti-Immigrant Group Calls For Arrest Of Meg Whitman And Her Housekeeper

The Americans For Legal Immigration (ALIPAC) have issued a press release calling for the arrests of Meg Whitman and her former housekeeper for violating employment and immigration laws. “We need equal justice for both the illegal alien and the employer,” said William Gheen, President of ALIPAC. “Nicky Diaz should be charged and deported and Meg Whitman should face the existing …

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Tweet Of The Day – 50 Cent

Multiple felon and rapper 50 Cent (real name Curtis Jackson) also recently tweeted a photo of what he said was a machine-gun attack on a gay wedding. Despite his frequent calls for violence against gay people, he is considered a rising star as an actor and has recently been a guest on popular talk shows like The View. His performing …

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Obama Chief Of Staff Rahm Emanuel Quits White House To Run For Mayor Of Chicago

The rumors were true. Obama Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel will resign tomorrow to run for mayor of Chicago. Earlier this month six-term Chicago Mayor Richard Daley announced that he would not seek another term. The White House press secretary, Robert Gibbs, at his daily briefing on Thursday afternoon said that the president will give two personnel announcements on Friday …

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PhoboQuotable – Eugene Delgaudio

“Last night, I had a dream. It was 2011 and Republicans were celebrating a sweep of the House and near takeover of the Senate. But that dream became a nightmare. A wounded soldier sat in a veteran’s hospital after returning from Afghanistan. Noticeably shaken, his doctor walked in and choked out the worst news of this young soldier’s life: He’d …

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Assistant Michigan AG Andrew Shirvell’s Anti-Gay Harassment Goes Way Back

A reader writes to note that Michigan Assistant Attorney General Andrew Shirvell has been on an anti-gay campaign for years. From a 2005 news story: Members of a local student-oriented Catholic parish received an e-mail last week urging them to boycott the New York Pizza Depot on East William Street because of a gay pride rainbow sicker on its front …

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Teabagger Carl Paladino To New York Post Reporter: I’ll Take You OUT Buddy!

Teabagger loon Carl Paladino got into a heated shouting match with a New York Post reporter yesterday after the reporter demanded to see evidence that Attorney General Andrew Cuomo has been cheating on his wife, as Paladino has begun to claim. Paladino, as we know, has a ten year-old daughter from his own adulterous affair with an employee. After Dicker …

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“Jumping Off The GW Bridge. Sorry.”

The New York Times reports more details about the suicide of 18 year-old Rutgers freshman Tyler Clementi, who jumped off the George Washington Bridge after his roommate streamed live video of Clementi having sex with a man. Clementi’s final Facebook update: “Jumping off the gw bridge. sorry.” It started with a Twitter message on Sept. 19: “Roommate asked for the …

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FTC Rules Pom Wonderful As Deceptive

Continuing their campaign against food items falsely claiming to bring good health, the Federal Trade Commission has filed a complaint against the makers of Pom Wonderful for “making false and unsubstantiated claims that their products will prevent or treat heart disease, prostate cancer, and erectile dysfunction.” The FTC complaint alleges that POM Wonderful’s heart disease claims are false and unsubstantiated …

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WISCONSIN: Man Attacks 14 Year-Old Girl Carrying Gay Pride Flag

La Crosse, Wisconsin police are investigating an incident in which a man shoved a 14 year-old girl in an attempt to wrestle away a version of the gay pride flag the teen was going to carry in the city’s Maple Leaf Parade. The teen was rollerblading and carrying a flag pole with two rainbow flags — one a hybrid of …

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Tony Curtis Dies At Age 85

Legendary actor Tony Curtis has died at the age of 85. “My father leaves behind a legacy of great performances in movies and in his paintings and assemblages,” actress Jamie Lee Curtis said in a statement. “He leaves behind children and their families who loved him and respected him and a wife and in-laws who were devoted to him. He …

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Carl Paladino Vs. Joy Behar

“Joy Behar should be absolutely ashamed of herself for referring to Carl’s daughter as illegimate. She’s a child and does not deserve that kind of treatment from a woman who should know better. That’s catty, it’s pissy and strikes of something that someone would say when suffering from a sudden hot flash. The only person here who’s illegimate is Joy …

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Quote Of The Day – Brian Brown

“I looked at the website. Gee, they’ve discovered that NOM is a coalition of people of diverse religious views who believe gay marriage will hurt marriage as a social institution. They didn’t need a whole website to ‘expose’ that; I could have told them. We’re flattered. HRC is a $40 million organization whose heavy-handed attacks on NOM only prove that …

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