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Cocaine, Sex, Graft Scandal Engulfs Department Of The Interior

Sex! Drugs! Corruption! A huge scandal is brewing in the Department of Interior, which oversees the nation’s natural resources. As Congress prepares to debate expansion of drilling in taxpayer-owned coastal waters, the Interior Department agency that collects oil and gas royalties has been caught up in a wide-ranging ethics scandal — including allegations of financial self-dealing, accepting gifts from energy …

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Praying The AIDS Away

According to a new play from a North Carolina minister, you can pray the gay AND the AIDS away! A play featuring anti-gay and “ex-gay” religious themes will be showcased at Winston-Salem State University by a traveling, Atlanta, Ga.-based Christian production company headed by an African-American minister and his wife. The duo claims a person can be healed of HIV/AIDS …

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Morning View – Berlin Call-A-Bike

Similar to the program I’ve seen in DC, these bikes are parked all around Berlin for folks to rent and explore the city. You register with Call-A-Bike online or by phone and they’ll give you an access code for the lock of a nearby bike. A 24-hour rental is quite inexpensive at $14 and when you’re done you just call …

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The One Drop Rule

Ta-Nehisi Coates on Barack Obama’s blackness: To white people who feel smart enough to assess the relative blackness quotient of black people, I say–Stop Now. No offense, but just on the strength of you having this dialogue, I’m certain you haven’t the fucking faintest idea what you’re talking about. To black people who feel that your years of living in …

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Where The Wild Things Are Gay

Maurice Sendak, author of the beloved children’s classic, Where The Wild Things Are, has come out at the age of 80. From an interview in the New York Times: Was there anything he had never been asked? He paused for a few moments and answered, “Well, that I’m gay.”“I just didn’t think it was anybody’s business,” Mr. Sendak added. He …

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National Enquirer Rips Into Palin Family

With the National Enquirer’s newfound credibility after the John Edwards affair, many are looking with interest to their expose’ of Sarah Palin. According to the story, Palin’s son Track, the Iraq-bound patriot, is a mainlining drug addict (Oxycontin!) who used to break into cars. And preggers Bristol was quite the out of control party girl herself. The ENQUIRER has learned …

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FL Judge: Gay Adoption Ban Unconstitutional

A Florida judge has ruled that the state ban on gay adoption is unconstitutional, but his ruling will not immediately upend the ban. A Monroe Circuit Court judge has ruled Florida’s 31-year-old gay adoption ban ”unconstitutional” in an order that allows an openly gay Key West foster parent to adopt a teenage boy he has raised since 2001. Declaring the …

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The World Wants Obama

Unsurprising. Citizens in all 22 countries polled by the BBC want Barack Obama to win. US Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama may be struggling to nudge ahead of his Republican rival in polls at home, but people across the world want him in the White House, a BBC poll said. All 22 countries covered in the poll would prefer to …

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