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Palin Cleared In Ethics Probe

Completely coincidental that this report was issued late yesterday, yes? A report released on Monday by a state board found that Gov. Sarah Palin did not apply improper pressure to try to dismiss a state trooper who was her former brother-in-law and did not violate state ethics laws in the firing of her public safety commissioner. The report by the …

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The Gay Gettysburg

Some are calling today’s vote on marriage equality in California “the gay Gettysburg”, the defining battle in a social civil war. The repercussions of today’s vote will surely echo for decades. I remain cautiously optimistic.

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It Puts The Lesbian In The Basket

So much for that lesbian love affair on Grey’s Anatomy. Callie and Erica’s burgeoning romance on “Grey’s Anatomy” is coming to an abrupt end, and so is Brooke Smith’s role as Dr. Erica Hahn. Smith’s final appearance as Dr. Callie Torres’ flame comes in this Thursday’s episode of ABC’s medical drama, the network said Monday. The move was a creative …

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2008 Weblog Awards Begin

Pam Spaulding notes that nominations have begun for the 2008 Weblog Awards. Last year JMG somehow managed to squeak past Pam after her well deserved win in 2006. Lots of categories this year including Best Blog, Best LGBT Blog, Best Individual Blogger, Best Online Community, and Best Liberal Blog. I’m nominating all of y’all for Best Community. It’s just been …

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Morning View – District 17/UES

I was in line when the polling place across from my building opened at 6AM and it still took me just under two hours. Right now the line is stretching entirely around the block and is almost meeting itself at the front door of the polling station. But things are moving relatively briskly and everybody’s spirits seem high. One typically …

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Polling Place Open Thread

Tell us about your voting experience. How long was your wait? Did you witness anybody giving up on the line? How was the mood of your fellow voters? Did the voting machine work properly? Are you confident your vote was recorded properly?

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