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Morning View – Bank Of America Tower

Hmm, when I mentioned the onset of construction of the new Bank Of America Tower back in August 2006, it really seemed like it would turn out, I don’t know, good. I know it’s not really finished, but still, I’m not feeling it yet. The building topped out back in December when the spire was added, making it the second …

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Bearforce1 – Shake That Thing

Furry disco bunnies Bearforce1 are back again with a new single and two new cast members. Man, these guys are like the Destiny’s Child of bear groups. How many Bearforce1-ers have there been so far? Seven? For this single they’ve dropped their Bears On 45 medley schtick.

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SC’s “I Believe” Plate Challenged

The Americans United for Separation of Church and State have filed a federal lawsuit to stop South Carolina from issuing the “I Believe” license plate mentioned here last week. Americans United for Separation of Church and State today filed a lawsuit in federal district court on behalf of several religious leaders and a religious organization whose First Amendment rights are …

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NY Orders Female Clothes For Trans Juvies

A decision to provide women’s undergarments to transgendered prisoners in New York state juvenile detention facilities is causing an outcry from jailers. The state has quietly ordered male-only juvenile detention centers to keep bras and panties in stock for transgendered delinquents – angering many jail staffers. Each facility must stock a dozen bras and panties of each size in case …

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Ode To Lesbian Liplocks Tops Chart

The #2 pop single in the nation this week is Katy Perry’s ode to lesbian experimentation, I Kissed A Girl (which is not the Jill Sobule song of the same title from some years back). The Concerned Women of America are horrified: The song, performed by Katy Perry, is called I Kissed a Girl. The lyrics speak of kissing a …

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Obama’s Campaign Goofs On Head Scarves

Barack Obama’s campaign has apologized to a Detroit woman after reneging on an offer to seat her behind Obama’s podium after seeing that she and her companion were wearing head scarves. A young Muslim woman said she and another woman were refused seats directly behind Barack Obama – and in front of TV cameras – at a Detroit rally because …

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The 2008 Values And Beliefs Poll

The 2008 Gallup Values and Beliefs Poll shows the nation evenly split on the moral acceptability of homosexual sex, with 48% finding it acceptable and 48% saying it’s morally wrong. In 2001, the “wrong” number was 53% and the “OK” number was 40%. Check out the other questions on the poll. (You’ll have to embiggen the image.)

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2700 CA Licenses In Two Days

California’s county clerks did a week’s worth of business in the first two days of legal gay marriage: In the two days since same-sex couples have been allowed to wed in California, the number of marriage licenses issued statewide has surpassed that of an entire typical June week, according to a Times survey of the state’s 58 county clerks. Just …

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HomoQuotable – Armistead Maupin

“The sad truth is that gay rights has always been the disposable card of liberal politics. The very fact of our existence is still “controversial” even to those who make a noise about being our friends. We’re still the fly in the ointment, the “divisive issue” that can lose an election. Just look at the weak-kneed response from the Clinton …

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