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GOP Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchinson To Retire

Three-term moderate GOP Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchinson (Texas) told supporters today that she will not seek reelection in 2012. Hutchinson was trounced in her 2010 bid to unseat Texas Gov. Rick Perry. Hutchison is one of the Republican Party’s brightest stars, often appearing on political talk shows to press the GOP agenda. Still, she broke ranks during the health care …

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NOM Launches $100K Campaign Against Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee

NOM is pouring big bucks into their video attacking Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee. The local chapter of the National Organization for Marriage is launching a $100,000 TV advertising campaign aimed at defeating the legalization of same-sex marriage in Rhode Island. The first TV ad scheduled for airing on Tuesday will challenge “Governor Lincoln Chaffee’s claim to have a mandate …

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Back In The 1970s You Were Totally Wearing The Wrong Gold Chain

Astronomers say that position of the Earth is totally different than when astrology was dreamed up 3000 years ago. Therefore, your sign isn’t really what you think it is. “This is not something that happened today. This has gone on for thousands of years,” said astronomer Parke Kunkle. The star doctors say Earth is currently in a different spot in …

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GLAAD Angry About Westboro Radio Deal

The Westboro Baptist Church has agreed not to picket the funeral of the federal judge murdered in Saturday’s massacre in Arizona. In return, a nationally syndicated radio show will give Westboro airtime to broadcast their repulsive message. GLAAD wants the deal called off. This week Westboro has reacted to the tragedy in Tucson with messages like “God Sent the Shooter.” …

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MASSACHUSETTS: Convicted Sex Offender Arrested At Scott Lively’s Coffee House

Police have arrested a convicted child molester working at the Springfield, Massachusetts coffeehouse of infamous anti-gay activist Scott Lively, who runs the business as a Christian outreach to local teenagers. A local man who served as manager of the Holy Grounds Coffee Shop on State Street — a cafe operated by anti-gay pastor Scott Lively that serves free coffee and …

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MoMA Gets Censored Smithsonian Exhibit

New York City’s Museum of Modern Art has acquired the video created by late gay artist David Wojnarowicz, which was pulled by the Smithsonian after an outcry from the GOP and the Catholic League’s Bill Donohue. The museum acquired both the original 13-minute version of the video, titled “A Fire in My Belly,” and a separate 7-minute excerpt made by …

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Rush Limbaugh’s Tucson Billboard

Copyranter notes: “It’s actually been there for quite some time. I know, because my girlfriend’s mother lives in Tucson. It’s of course via the radio station, not Limbaugh. Though, I’m sure he—or his “people”—had to approve it before it was erected.” (Via – Towleroad)

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Tim Minchin On Conan O’Brien

Hilarious Australian comedian/musician Tim Minchin made his U.S. debut on Conan O’Brien last night, performing his classic Inflatable You. (A less censored version is at that link.) You may recall the last Minchin song I posted, the insanely catchy Pope Song.

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