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Tony Snow Steps Down

White House Press Secretary Tony Snow announced his resignation today, effective Sept. 14th. Snow’s resignation has been expected for weeks as he has mentioned recently that his government salary is inadequate. Snow is also suffering from cancer. Some blogs are buzzing that Snow stepped up his stepping down as a Republican ploy to help smother the potential news of Larry …

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Craig Likely To Resign Today

GOP insiders are leaking news of Sen. Larry Craig’s probable resignation today. Several prominent Republicans have called for Craig to resign, but the RNC has held off doing the same so far, hoping that Craig would take the step on his own. Barney Frank, who’s had his own run with sexual scandal, said earlier this week that Craig should not …

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Hillary On Letterman

Sen. Clinton appeared on Letterman last night, talking about the Iraq morass and reading the show’s top ten list, “Hillary Clinton’s Top Ten Campaign Promises.” Mildly amusing.

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Broadway Friday

– The 25th anniversary edition of Forbidden Broadway opens in previews today at the 47th Street Theatre. Spoofing Grey Gardens, Curtains, Spring Awakening, and Legally Blonde among others, Forbidden Broadway: Rude Awakenings features Jared Bradshaw, Janet Dickinson, Valerie Fagan and Michael West with David Caldwell on piano. – Dolly Parton’s 9 To 5: The Musical will hit Broadway in the …

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No Room At The Inn For LaBarbera

Worried about protests from gay activists, a Holiday Inn in Naperville, Illinois has cancelled an October fund-raising banquet for “Americans For Truth“, the anti-gay group headed by the butt-sex obsessed Peter LaBarbera. “When a hotel chain is willing to cancel a Christian group’s event due to a potential protest by a homosexual activist group, it’s a sad day in America,” …

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Morning View – Feral Cats

Riding my bike around Roosevelt Island, I ran across a few volunteers tending to a large colony of feral cats. The cat ladies out there recently formed a group called Island Cats, which operates a TNR (trap/neuter/return) program. They told me that the feral colonies on the island number about 100 cats, but many die during the winter. I don’t …

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Iowa Judge Overturns Gay Marriage Ban

An Iowa judge struck down that state’s Defense of Marriage Act today, ruling it unconstitutional. Lambda Legal and Iowa’s former counsel general represented six couples denied marriage licenses in 2005, arguing that under equal access and due process guarantees in Iowa’s state constitution, the couples should not have been barred from marrying. The Iowa Civil Liberties Union and others filed …

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Zing Tones

OK, I can’t decide. Will the PC police get bent out of shape over this? I gotta admit, it made me laugh. It’s hard to tell if this is a real ad or a parody, but I’m guessing parody.

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NYC Knows Where You Are

In a precedent-setting decision, a New York judge has ruled that the city can fire a 21-year employee of the school system after GPS-tracking secretly installed on his city-issued cellphone revealed that he had left the job early on 83 occasions and may have falsified his timecards to cover his tracks. Although the secret tracking also revealed that the employee …

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