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In Which My Grinchy Heart Breaks

OMFG, get out a Kleenex for this one. Yesterday on the Ellen DeGeneres Show, 7 year-old piano prodigy Emily Bear performed her original composition Once Upon A Wish for Ellen “because you got your wish and got married.” Start the clip at the 4:00 mark. I have a feeling that we’ll be hearing this song at a LOT of gay …

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Pressure Rises Against NY Sen. Ruben Diaz Over Marriage Equality

The NY Daily News reports today that the Spanish-language newspaper El Diario/La Prensa has called out NY Sen. Ruben Diaz (D-Bronx) for blocking progress on marriage equality. El Diario: “Rev. Diaz and others are supposedly not for denying rights to gays and lesbians but believe that marriage should be between a man and woman. Yet, it’s this very discriminatory position …

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Swag Tuesday

Courtesy of the Karpel Group, today’s Swag Tuesday giftie is the long-awaited DVD release of Boys In The Band, the classic and ground-breaking William Friedkin film now available nationwide. A sensitive yet humorous adaptation of the stage play, this 1970 film directed by William Friedkin (The French Connection, The Exorcist) is one of the first films to openly address gay …

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Layoffs At Focus On The Family

File this under “Boo Fucking Hoo”: Focus on the Family is poised to announce major layoffs to its Colorado Springs-based ministry and media empire today. The cutbacks come just weeks after the group pumped more than half a million dollars into the successful effort to pass a gay-marriage ban in California. Critics are holding up the layoffs, which come just …

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Citigroup Layoffs To Slam NYC

Oh, man…this is brutal. Citigroup Inc.’s reduction of 52,000 employees announced on Monday is the second-largest job cut ever undertaken by any company on record, according to consulting firm Challenger Gray & Christmas. Only the 1993 bloodbath at Big Blue, when IBM let go 60,000 people, was larger. Put another way, the number of jobs being eliminated at Citi is …

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The Book To Nowhere

Is Sarah Palin getting $7M for a book deal? Via Radar Online: Sarah Palin has garnered more than fame from her failed Vice-Presidential bid. She is reportedly close to making a book deal for $7 million. “Bill Clinton made over $10 million for his deal seven years ago,” a publishing insider told Radar. “That was more than any other former …

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Where Will You Be Inauguration Day?

Washington DC is bracing for an expected four million visitors for Barack Obama’s inauguration. District and federal officials are preparing for as many as 4 million people for the inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama, a crowd that would be three or four times larger than previous big events on the Mall. Only a fraction of those people will be close …

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PhoboQuotable – James Hartline

“God keeps trying to get their attention. They, for their part, are shouting so loud for the acceptance of homosexuality, that they cannot hear the thunderous warnings of God: “Repent! For the judgment comes soon!” “Each time homosexual activists attempt to force their agenda on California, there have been raging, massive, incinerating fires sweeping across the California landscape. “Today, people …

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