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The Anthem Of The New Revolutionaries

Those wacky wingnuts have an anthem to go along with their “Tea Party Movement.” The music reminds me of the theme song from a 70’s sitcom – it’s very Jeffersons. (If Ja’net Du Bois had sung about “socialist schemes” that “kill the American dream” instead of dee-luxe apartments in the sky-y-y, that is.) The American Family Association claims to have …

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Denmark Gets Gay Adoption

Gay couples in Denmark now have the same adoption rights as heterosexuals. In 1999 Denmark became the first country in the world to allow same-sex couples to adopt their partners’ children. Although many European countries already permit gay adoption, the Danish parliament narrowly approved the new law by a 62-53 vote. The measure had been voted down six times in …

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Mr. Bean Doesn’t Like Hate Speech Laws

In 2008 it became a crime in England and Wales to incite hatred on the grounds of sexual orientation. Under the law, the hateful action must be threatening, not merely insulting or abusive. Now the House of Lords is considering widening that law to cover less than physically threatening speech. Rowan Atkinson, the man most of us know as Mr. …

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Top Ten Conservative Sites

Here are the top ten knuckle-dragger sites, as ranked by Alexa’s tally of monthly page views. Top ranked World Net Daily claims to have over 50M page views monthly. 1. WorldNetDaily2. News Max.com3. Free Republic4. Townhall.com5. Infowars6. National Review Online7. Heritage Foundation8. The Weekly Standard9. Ann Coulter – Official Site10. Lucianne.com

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My 8th Gothamversary

Today is the 8th anniversary of the day I moved to NYC. Somehow my six years in San Francisco still seems much longer, but time always plays funny tricks on me like that. I definitely regretted moving here for the first couple of years and would log into SFGate every morning just watch their live cam of the fog rolling …

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Craig Wins, Ted Eiel Spins

This week’s swag winner is Craig, who iPhoned us his photo from the locker room of his gym upon receiving notification of his win. Craig and a friend will attend Afterhours, DJ Junior Vasquez’ closing set at Black Party XXX (NSFW). Advance tickets for Black Party XXX are available online; tickets for Afterhours are $50 and available at the door …

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