Tag Archives: Arkansas

NYT Ponders Legacy Of Ken Mehlman

The New York Times is wondering what Ken Mehlman’s legacy will be regarding LGBT rights. Mr. Mehlman, 46, remains the hyper-intense, guarded strategist he was in his Bush days, with the same habit of looking past people instead of meeting their eyes. He shuns most interviews and still deflects personal questions, as he did back when rumors about his sexuality …

Read More »

Hillbilly National Airport

In two weeks Little Rock National Airport officially becomes Bill & Hillary Clinton National Airport in the first such re-naming for a former president and first lady.   There’s already a new nickname. “Locals are calling it the Hillbilly Airport,” one insider tells [email protected] “And project managers certainly don’t want an airport named after our President called Hillbilly. In the South. …

Read More »

Quote Of The Day – Arkansas GOP

“We need to let those who will come in the future to represent us [know] that we are serious. The 2nd amendment means nothing unless those in power believe you would have no problem simply walking up and shooting them if they got too far out of line and stopped responding as representatives. It seems that we are unable to …

Read More »

Sen. Mark Pryor (D-AR): I’m Undecided

Read More »

GOP Pol Defends Slavery

“If slavery were so God-awful, why didn’t Jesus or Paul condemn it, why was it in the Constitution and why wasn’t there a war before 1861? The South has always stood by the Constitution and limited government. When one attacks the Confederate Battle Flag, he is certainly denouncing these principles of government as well as Christianity.” –  GOP Arkansas state …

Read More »

GOP Pol: Death Penalty For Sassy Kids

“The maintenance of civil order in society rests on the foundation of family discipline. Therefore, a child who disrespects his parents must be permanently removed from society in a way that gives an example to all other children of the importance of respect for parents. The death penalty for rebellious children is not something to be taken lightly. The guidelines …

Read More »

God Is Killing Birds Again

When it happened last year, Cindy Jacobs said that God was expressing his disgust over the repeal of DADT. This turkey says the dead birds are “the word of God” letting us know that the End Times are truly upon us.

Read More »

ARKANSAS: Atheists Win Bus Suit

An atheist group seeking to place its message on city buses has won its lawsuit against an Arkansas public transit agency. The agency had demanded payment on a $3M insurance policy in case rampaging Christians decided to vandalize its vehicles in response to the ads. Judge Susan Webber Wright ruled that the Central Arkansas Transit Authority and its advertising agency …

Read More »

The Worst People In The World

According to a list published in the yearbook of an Arkansas middle school, the worst people ever to exist in the world are: 1. Adolf Hitler2. Osama Bin Laden3. Charles Manson4. George W. Bush5. Dick Cheney The local Christianist hate group is outraged. OUTRAGED, I tells ya!

Read More »

HomoQuotable – Fred Karger

“While governor of Arkansas, 11 years ago, [Mike] Huckabee commuted the 108-year prison sentence of Maurice Clemmons. Clemmons then went on a crime spree and ended up in Seattle, Washington, where on 19 November 2010, he casually walked into a coffee shop early one morning and shot and killed four police officers while they were eating breakfast. He fired at …

Read More »

Quote Of The Day – Jerry Cox

“What this ruling does is it puts the rights of adults and their preferences ahead of what’s best for children, and that’s a sad thing and a bad day for the foster and adoptive children of Arkansas. The court simply ignored the will of the people, took matters into their own hands and looked at the people and said, ‘What …

Read More »

ARKANSAS: State Supreme Court Blocks Move To Ban Gay Adoption

Something to brighten your day: The Arkansas Supreme Court has upheld a decision to strike down a state law barring gay couples and other unmarried people living together from serving as adoptive or foster parents. The state’s high court wrote in an opinion Thursday that the law burdens the privacy of unmarried couples who live together. A state judge struck …

Read More »

Harding University President: Gay Student Website Is Offensive & Degrading

Read More »

ARKANSAS: Christian College Kids Launch Gay Zine, School Blocks Its Website

Yesterday a group of students at Harding University in Arkansas launched an online zine meant to “give voice to the experiences of gay and lesbians” on campus, but the school immediately blocked the site from campus by listing it on its porn filter. Read the students’ stirring manifesto, The State Of The Gay. RELATED: Harding alum and JMG reader Brett …

Read More »

Shirtless Frat Boys Lip-Dub Katy Perry

From students at the University of Arkansas.(Tipped by Dr. Jeff)

Read More »

Press Release Of The Day

My click-tracker tells me that over 1700 of you hit the Harps contact page link I posted at the beginning of the day. It’s a tiny victory to be sure, but it’s also a message to all the nation’s retailers. Nice work, everybody. UPDATE: Appreciative positive reinforcement would be a nice thing for us to do.

Read More »

Grocery Store Finds Gay Parenting Magazine Cover Too Offensive For Kids

Last night Twitter user JennHudd tweeted out this photo she took at Harps, a grocery store in Mountain Home, Arkansas. Apparently US Weekly’s cover shot of Elton John, his partner, and baby is just too shocking for children. Harps has over 60 locations in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Missouri. Call their home office at 877-772-8193 or use their contact form if …

Read More »

Miss Arkansas

Miss New York and her unprecedented platform of LGBT equality did not triumph at Miss America tonight. Neither did Miss Arkansas, but her talent of yodeling ventriloquism will surely be what people remember.

Read More »

ARKANSAS: Westboro To Picket High School Over Clint McCance’s Apology

Bilerico has Westboro’s press release: “WBC to picket at Midland High School where the children are experiencing first-hand the power of the dog and the Fag Media, as well as the dismantling of the First Amendment. Coward Clint McCance said some scripturally-accurate things about sodomites commiting suicide on his FaceBook account, but then apologized and resigned on CNN Anderson Cooper’s …

Read More »

ARKANSAS: Clint McCance Resigns

As he promised on Friday, this morning Arkansas school board member Clint McCance submitted his resignation letter (PDF). McCance says that he is “a better person today” than he was a week ago.

Read More »