Yearly Archives: 2014

SEATTLE: Gas Container Found At Scene Of Attempted Arson At Gay Nightclub

An update on yesterday’s story.

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New York Times: Pardon Edward Snowden

From the Times editorial board: Considering the enormous value of the information he has revealed, and the abuses he has exposed, Mr. Snowden deserves better than a life of permanent exile, fear and flight. He may have committed a crime to do so, but he has done his country a great service. It is time for the United States to …

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UTAH: State AG Dropped Procreation Argument In Marriage Stay Demand

The Salt Lake Tribune reports: Utah made a subtle shift in its arguments in defense of opposite-sex marriage in a stay application to the U.S. Supreme Court filed Tuesday. Gone is any mention of procreation. Instead, the state talks about child-rearing without discussing how children may be produced. Utah argues one reason it is likely to ultimately prevail in reversing …

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UCF Wins Fiesta Bowl

The University of Central Florida, my alma mater, scored a huge upset in last night’s Fiesta Bowl. I don’t report on many sports items, but this one is rather satisfying as UCF’s opponent was the highly-ranked and highly-anti-gay Baylor University, which bans “homosexual acts” by students and which recently offered a course titled “Homosexuality As A Gateway Drug.” Go Knights!

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Gotta Get The Bread & Milk

Flight Aware reports that almost 1200 flights have already been canceled in advance of the blizzard which is due to hit much of the northeast today. Thousands of other flights face “significant delays.”  Via CNN: As of Wednesday night, New York City was under a winter storm warning, just like many other densely populated areas in seven other states. The …

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Linda Harvey’s Book Pulled From Amazon

Back2Stonewall reports that Linda Harvey’s book, Maybe He’s Not Gay, has been pulled from Amazon after complaining emails. Harvey has not promoted the book’s availability on Amazon and it remains on sale at Next Century, a small self-publishing outlet. Back in October, Amazon pulled thousands of “abuse-themed” e-books, some of which depicted rape, bestiality, and incest. That move was criticized …

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Crowds Flock To Colorado’s Pot Shops

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Carl Siciliano On Phil Robertson

Via Memeographs.

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Open Thread Thursday

Where were you at midnight on NYE?

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Michael Moore: Obamacare Is Awful

“Now that the individual mandate is officially here, let me begin with an admission: Obamacare is awful. That is the dirty little secret many liberals have avoided saying out loud for fear of aiding the president’s enemies, at a time when the ideal of universal health care needed all the support it could get. I believe Obamacare’s rocky start — …

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SEATTLE: New Year’s Eve Arson Attempt At Packed Gay Nightclub

Seattle’s Fox affiliate reports: Police are searching for an attempted arsonist who allegedly poured gasoline on a carpeted stairway leading to the second level of Neighbours Nightclub and trying to set it on fire. Seattle police said an attempted arsonist poured the gas in the stairway just after midnight New Year’s Day. The arsonist lit the gas and left, police …

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CALIFORNIA: Rose Bowl Parade’s Gay Wedding Float Wins Award For “Color And Color Harmony”

Well, of course it did. During the 30 seconds that the float was onscreen during NBC’s coverage, the two grooms atop the wedding cake waved, beamed, held hands, and generally seemed to be having a wonderful time. Parade host Al Roker: “A sincere shout-out to the newlyweds and the happy couples on the float.” It’s the end of America, people!

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New Year’s Eve On Fox News: “It’s 2014 And We’re Gonna Fuck Shit Up!”

Right wing sites this morning are wailing about Anderson Cooper, Kathy Griffin, and Miley Cyrus. “Obama’s Marxist networks are pandering to obscenity and perversion! It’s no longer safe to let the kiddies stay up to watch the ball drop!” Meanwhile on Fox News…

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CA Haters Have The Rose Bowl Sadz

The virulently anti-gay Save California is calling on its followers to contact every sponsor of today’s Rose Bowl Parade. They also asked their supporters to bring anti-gay signs to the parade and to boo the gay couple as they pass on their float. On New Year’s Day in the world-famous Rose Parade in Pasadena, California, these two practitioners of homosexuality …

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Phil Robertson: All Muslims And All Chinese Are Controlled By Satan

Mediaite recaps the latest batch of crazy from Phil Robertson’s recent past: In the middle of his speech before the Hillsboro Church of Christ in El Dorado, AR, Robertson asked “What will do the Muslims (pronounced “Moose-limbs”) in?” Brandishing his Bible, Robertson answered “Violations of the law, that’s what’ll do ‘em in.” “What will do the Chinese in, if they …

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Utah Marriage Logic

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The 124 States Of America

An interesting map from the Washington Post: Secessionist movements are all the rage these days. A handful of counties in Colorado tried to secede from the rest of the state earlier this year. There’s an attempt to create the State of Jefferson (northern California/southern Oregon) via ballot initiative in 2014. And there’s plenty more. What would the U.S. look like …

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New Year’s Eve, Key West Style

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UTAH: Attorney General Posts “Help Wanted” Ad For Marriage Battle Lawyers

The Utah GOP has indicated they’d be willing to spend at least $2M to overturn marriage equality and yesterday the just-appointed state Attorney General posted a help wanted ad for outside counsel. An excerpt: Proposals must include: 1.A statement of qualifications describing the attorney’s appellate experience in the federal courts of appeal, particularly in the U.S. Court of Appeals for …

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The AFA Has The Rose Bowl Sadz

An urgent bulletin from the American Family Association: The 2014 Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena, California, will feature the “wedding” of two men and will take place aboard a float sponsored by the AIDS Healthcare Foundation. Millions of television viewers will see two homosexual men take wedding vows on a float that will celebrate same-sex marriage. Rather than risk …

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