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Obamunami In South Carolina

Barack Obama whupped the dickens outta Hillary Clinton down in South Cakalacky, winning 80% of the black vote in his 2-1 statewide landslide. That speaks volumes about the way blacks now view the Clintons, as the former president’s negative campaigning in recent days pushed undecided voters squarely into the Obama column. He’s definitely hurting Hillary more than helping her, something …

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BiQuotable – Margaret Cho

“I too am insulted at the idea that just because I am a person of color and a woman that I should be expected to automatically vote for Obama or Hillary. Why are white men allowed to look at the issues and judge for themselves and the rest of us are expected to take sides grade school style? That is …

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No Relief On Super Tuesday

The way the delegate math is shaping up, Super Tuesday will not provide us with a clear Democratic leader. According to predictions, even after February 5th, Clinton and Obama will be within 10 percentage points of each other in delegate count and neither is expected to withdraw. Can we really endure another seven months of this? The convention isn’t until …

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The World Is Watching

More than ever before, the U.S. election process has the rest of the world holding its breath. DAVOS, Switzerland — To look at the reams of coverage in newspapers outside the United States or to follow the hours of television news broadcasts you might conclude that foreigners had a vote in selecting an American presidential candidate — or, at least, …

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Here We ENDA Again

Equality Florida is asking legislators to not support a gay rights bill because it does not include gender identity protections. Gay political organizations are clashing over the best way to pass GLBT-friendly anti-discrimination bills through the Florida Legislature. The head butting is taking on strategic tones similar to those that emerged last year in the fight over the Employment Non-Discrimination …

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Pepsi Presents Central Park

OK, so it’s not that bad. But still. City officials revealed yesterday that they want to sell naming rights to popular Parks Department attractions to major corporations. Officials have not said which particular locations are ready to be sold yet, but almost any major attraction in the city’s parks and recreation system could be up for grabs. That group includes …

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Hey, There’s A NEW Mexico!

By a narrow margin, New Mexico’s House of Representative approved a statewide domestic partners law that would grant gay couples the same rights and benefits as married couples. The legislation must now pass the state Senate before appearing on the desk of Gov. Bill Richardson. New Mexico’s Senate Majority Leader, Michael Sanchez, D-Belen, is “cautiously optimistic” that the bill will …

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But The Lobby Is Pretty

First Avenue, Thursday, 10pm Yuppie Woman 1: Wow, they really put those apartments up fast!Yuppie Woman 2: What used to be there?Yuppie Woman 1: Um, there was a bar and a bodega. Nothing good.Yuppie Woman 2: Right.

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Broadway Friday

-The cast of Spring Awakening has been added to the performing lineup of Broadway Backwards 3, to be held at the American Airlines Theatre on Monday, February 4. Seth Rudetsky will host this gender-bending concert, which will feature a diverse cast of male singers performing songs traditionally performed by female singers, and vice versa, with all proceeds benefiting the LGBT …

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