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Michelle Obama At The DNC

Here’s Michelle Obama’s historic speech at the Democratic Convention last night. I pulled the C-SPAN version so you don’t have to endure the ridiculous CNN crap that I complained about last night.

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HomoQuotable – Andrew Tobias

“About the only guy who seems to have done really well these last eight years is a guy with a private jet and so many homes that he loses count. In just the last eight years, the Republicans have cut the value of the U.S. dollar almost in half and added $4 trillion to our children’s debt. They’ve done this …

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Arkansas: Christianists Get Anti-Gay Adoption Bill On November Ballot

Christian activists in Arkansas have secured the required signatures to have a ban on gays adopting or fostering children put on the November ballot. The new law would also forbid straight unmarried couples from adopting. Secretary of State Charlie Daniels certified the proposed initiated act for the Nov. 4 ballot after verifying that the Arkansas Family Council Action Committee had …

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RNC Platform Calls For Gay Marriage Ban

A revised and much shorter draft of the Republican National Convention platform calls for a constitutional ban on gay marriage. But the Log Cabin Republicans’ Scott Tucker is unconcerned. Despite the stylistic change, familiar divisions are back as Republicans debate the principles over two days and strive for a united front behind McCain. That means bridging some differences, detouring around …

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JMG Post 5000

Holy crap! Post 5000 already? We only hit 4000 in April. A quick recap of the last thousand posts: Hillary, Obama, McCain, Crist, veepstakes, Manhunt, bears, ENDA, asshats, Prop 8, Jeebus. (What did I leave out?) There JMG newbies, yer all caught up.

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The Closet

Grab a tissue for this gorgeous short from filmmaker Stewart Hendler and writer Richard Bloom. Heartbreaking and inspiring in just four minutes. (Via – Good As You)

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You Can’t Get There From Here (Directly)

Squeezed by fuel costs, airlines are cutting nonstop service between New York and 25 cities. [N]onstop flights between New York City and 25 other cities – including upstate Binghamton and Tucson – will disappear. Service to another 55 cities will be cut, according to Crain’s New York Business. “We’re losing service to a lot of cities,” Rick Seaney, chief executive …

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Morning View – The Ritz Tower

If you’re blue and you don’t know where to go to, why don’t you go where fashion sits? Built in 1925, the 41-story Ritz Tower was designed by famed Gotham architect Emory Roth as the city’s first high-rise residential building and for a time it was the world’s tallest. As an “apartment hotel” the units originally had no kitchens; food …

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BREAKING: Obama Assassination Plot Foiled In Denver, Four Gunmen Arrested

Fuck. Terrifying news from Denver. A gang of four white supremacists have been arrested with high-powered rifles and have admitted planning to assassinate Barack Obama. Police are investigating whether they have foiled an assassination plot against Barack Obama after four people were arrested near the Democratic convention in Denver in the possession of high powered rifles. One of the suspects …

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