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Gay Marching Band In Inauguration Parade

The Lesbian and Gay Band Association received good coverage on C-SPAN last night as they passed the Inaugural Parade presidential reviewing stand. However coverage on other networks was slim to none. CNN mentioned them by name and provided a brief shot, but then cut away. Still, it was a thrilling and historic appearance for the band.

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More On Aretha’s Hat

It cracked me up yesterday to watch my post about Aretha’s hat become one of the most searched items in almost five years on writing JMG. Aside from zillions of Google hits, the post was top ranked over on BuzzFeed’s viral videos chart, where readers went into a photoshopping frenzy. My favorites are my SF pal Ggreg Taylor’s creation below …

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Bishop Gene Robinson On Daily Show

The Daily Show With Jon StewartM – Th 11p / 10c Bishop Gene Robinson Barack Obama InterviewJohn McCain Interview Sarah Palin VideoFunny Election Video Openly gay Bishop Gene Robinson appeared on the Daily Show last night to talk about his inaugural experience and to get in one VERY good joke. He did not address the HBO concert debacle although Jon …

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Wall Street Thuds For Obama

Today was the worst inauguration day drop on Wall Street in history. U.S. stocks sank, sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average to its worst Inauguration Day decline, as speculation banks must raise more capital sent financial shares to an almost 14-year low. State Street Corp., the largest money manager for institutions, tumbled 59 percent after unrealized bond losses almost doubled. …

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Sign Of The Times

Local artist Alex Zecca managed to rechristen a long stretch of signs along San Francisco’s famous Bush Street today before the coppers caught on to his sticker schtick. (Tipped by JMG reader Brad)

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The Flubbed Oath Of Office

Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts flubbed the oath of office. Separated by a Bible used by Abraham Lincoln at his first inaugural, Roberts asked Obama: “Are you prepared to take the oath, Senator?” The former Illinois senator indicated he was, and Roberts started reciting — and Obama repeating — the 35-word oath that is prescribed by the Constitution. But …

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