Monthly Archives: August 2013

Al Gore On Global Warming

“I think the most important part of it is winning the conversation. I remember as a boy when the conversation on civil rights was won in the South. I remember a time when one of my friends made a racist joke and another said, “Hey man, we don’t go for that anymore.’ The same thing happened on apartheid. The same …

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NEW MEXICO: Supreme Court Rules That Photographer Discriminated Against Gays

The case that has inflamed anti-gay groups for years has finally been settled by the New Mexico state Supreme Court. Via press release from the ACLU: The New Mexico Supreme Court ruled today that Elane Photography illegally discriminated against a same-sex couple by refusing to photograph their commitment ceremony due to the business owner’s religious beliefs. The opinion stated: “We …

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New York Daily News Endorses Quinn

The New York Daily News has endorsed Christine Quinn by calling her the right person to continue the Bloomberg era. Which is pretty much what her detractors have been warning about. The Bloomberg era will end with crime lower than it has ever been, employment at a record level, neighborhoods reborn, the schools rescued from a culture of failure and …

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Oh, Meu Deus

A Brazilian comedy troupe takes a dig at the people who see Jesus in tree stumps and toast.  (No tree stumps or toast are in this clip.) Click play then hit the quote bubble for an English transcript.

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NOM: Marriage Emergency In New Mexico!

“Same-sex ‘marriage’ activists in New Mexico are not content to wait for the courts. Now they have found a county clerk willing to defy the Governor and Attorney General by issuing illegal ‘marriage’ licenses to same-sex couples. The battle for marriage as God designed has come to The Land of Enchantment; and it’s your turn to stand in the breach. …

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San Diego Mayor Bob Filner To Resign

NBC San Diego has the story: San Diego Mayor Bob Filner has agreed to resign as part of a deal reached this week with city officials, NBC 7 News has learned. Filner, spotted leaving City Hall with packing boxes Wednesday night, will formally vacate the office following a closed session of City Council Friday, according to several sources. City officials …

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Liberty Counsel: NJ Gov. Chris Christie Thinks He Knows Better Than God

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LGBT Orgs Respond To Chelsea Manning

ACLU LGBT Project In response to Chelsea Manning’s disclosure that she is female, has been diagnosed with gender dysphoria, and will be seeking hormone therapy as a part of her transition during her incarceration, public statements by military officials that the Army does not provide hormone therapy to treat gender dysphoria raise serious constitutional concerns. Gender dysphoria is a serious …

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DENMARK: 10,000 March In Copenhagen In Protest Against Russia’s Anti-Gay Laws

Via the Copenhagen Post: Ten thousand people got an early start on Copenhagen Pride festivities on Tuesday with a demonstration against Russia’s recently passed anti-gay law. Protestors taking part in the ‘To Russia with Love’ demonstration gathered in front of Christiansborg, the house of parliament, and then proceeded to march to the Russian Embassy, where they submitted signatures of people …

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Ron Paul Backs Bradley Manning

The screaming across Teabagistan this morning is really something.  And the senior Paul’s position is miles away from his son’s. “There do have to be laws to protect some secrets. I think if you’ve got the, you know, the plans on how to make a nuclear bomb that is a state secret. If you give that to the enemy, that …

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Quote Of The Day – Bill Donohue

“It was the Democrats who made the difference between last week and this week. Last week, they were indecisive; this week they decided to cast their vote in favor of a bill that discriminates against the Catholic Church. We need a lawmaker who will introduce a bill that discriminates against the public sector. The bill should suspend the statute of …

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Eugene Delgaudio: I’ve Got One Million Petition Signatures Against ENDA

Back in May crackpot Eugene Delgaudio posted a video in which he displayed suspiciously light boxes which he claimed contained one million petition signatures against the “Homosexual Classrooms Act” (or as the rest of the world calls it, the Student Non-Discrimination Act).  Today’s he’s back with the same scam, but this time it’s about ENDA. Dear Joe, The Gay Bill …

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Photo Of The Day

Karen Ocamb writes at Frontiers Magazine: Los Angeles City Councilmembers Mike Bonin, Mitch O’Farrell and Tom LaBonge eloquently described their anger over the anti-gay “propaganda” law now being enforced in Russia before unveiling a small Rainbow flag attached to the St. Petersburg Sister City sign prominently displayed near City Hall. They declared their opposition to severing Sister City ties, hoping …

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Mexican Bishop Denounces Homophobia

Andres Duque notes some surprising support from Bishop Jose Raul Vera Lopez: The Bishop has some funky theories on what determines whether someone is born gay (he chalks it up to hormonal differences) but speaks forcefully against religious based homophobia and calls homophobes the perverse ones. He also tells the reporter people have to stop bashing gays with the words …

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Sparks Fly At NYC Mayoral Debate

Everybody seemed to gang up on new frontrunner Bill De Blasio at last night’s Democratic mayoral debate. Most analysts are saying that Christine Quinn turned in one of her strongest performances, however she continued to slam De Blasio’s wife for allegedly attacking her for not having children, a charge angrily denied by the De Blasio camp, which pointed out that …

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Russian Gov’t Defends Anti-Gay Law In Letter To International Olympic Committee

The Russian government has “reassured” the International Olympic Committee that they will not discriminate against gay people during the Sochi Olympics.  Except that they might. The IOC received a letter from Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak giving reassurances the host country will comply fully with the Olympic Charter’s provision against discrimination of any kind. “The Russian Federation guarantees the …

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Bradley Manning: Call Me Chelsea

CNN has the story: WikiLeaks source Bradley Manning intends to begin hormone therapy for gender reassignment and live the rest of his life as a woman, according to a statement from him read on NBC’s “Today” show Thursday.  Manning wants to be referred to as Chelsea — not Bradley — according to the statement. Manning’s announcement comes a day after …

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INDIANA: Activists Rally Against Proposed Constitutional Marriage Ban

Via the Associated Press: A coalition of businesses and activist groups who launched a push Wednesday to defeat an amendment that would write Indiana’s same-sex marriage ban into the state constitution warned that if it passes it would set the state back and undermine the rights of its gay and lesbian residents. The push by the new Freedom Indiana coalition …

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Time Warner – Thanks For Your Patience

The CBS blackout is in its third week.  If it continues into the start of the NFL season, people are really going to start losing their shit.

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Tweet Of The Day – Ken Cuccinelli

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