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Sammon To Leave Log Cabin

Patrick Sammon, executive director of the Log Cabin Republicans, has announced his resignation. Sammon said in a statement released Thursday that he would step down at the end of January. Sammon, a former television news reporter, became president of Log Cabin in December 2006. “After five years at this organization and more than two years heading Log Cabin, I am …

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Gay-Baiting Rep. David Dreier (R-CA)

Another gay-baiting ad from the Democrats, this one from Blue America PAC, a group headed by Howie Klein. The Courage Campaign and others have called for Dreier to come out or at least oppose Prop 8. Nothing but silence.

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Dems Gay-Bait Sen. Mitch McConnell

In an uncharacteristic turn, this time it’s the Democrats that are gay-baiting a candidate, accusing famously anti-gay Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) of being a closet case via this Village People ad. Conservative queer James Kirchick writes in the National Review: With prominent exceptions (the inquisition over Mark Foley and the anti-gay witch hunt that followed, Bill Clinton’s touting his support …

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More Lies From Elizabeth Dole

From Huffington Post: Falling behind in her reelection race, Sen. Elizabeth Dole has uncorked one hell of a charge: The Democrat running against me is godless. Dole’s 30-second ad, which is running on television in North Carolina but has not (understandably) been promoted by the GOP, uses a September fundraiser co-hosted by 40 people, including a representative of the Godless …

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GOP Senate Candidate Scares Voters With Robocalls From Fake Gay Group

The GOP has reached a new low in South Carolina. Check this shit out: Sources say Republican Senate candidate and current state Rep. Mick Mulvaney is reportedly behind the most underhanded phone call in South Carolina since John McCain didn’t father a black child out of wedlock in 2000. The call purportedly comes from “The Alliance for the Advancement of …

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McCain & Palin Call For Stevens To Quit

Today John McCain and Sarah Palin issued separate calls for convicted Alaska Senator Ted Stevens to resign. Sarah Palin has told CNBC’s Maria Bartiromo that she believes Stevens “needs to step aside and allow our state to elect someone who will be supportive of those ideals of America.” On Tuesday morning, John McCain called for Sen. Ted Stevens to step …

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Log Cabin Republicans Ask For Donations To Fight The Evil Gay Left

Oh, no you didn’t, you Quisling bitches. It’s broughten. Check out this screencap from a Log Cabin Republicans fundraising letter. (Sorry it won’t embiggen here. For a larger version hit up Good As You.) Wah, wah, wah. The iddle piddle Cabinettes got their feewings hurt because the REST of the LGBT world rightly called them the fuck out on their …

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Wardrobe Malfunction

The Palins’ now-famous $150K wardrobe? Some of the stores that show up on the RNC expense report can find no record of the purchases. There are still aspects of the Republican National Committee’s shopping sprees on behalf of Gov. Sarah Palin and her family that are murky. Some of the fashion experts consulted Wednesday, for instance, about the $150,000 in …

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Warning! Godless Homos Attack NC!

Dirty godless queers are on the march in North Carolina! And Elizabeth Dole’s campaign ain’t havin’ it. Via PageOneQ: A new anti-gay offensive has been launched against Democratic North Carolina state senator and U.S. Senate candidate Kay Hagan. Campaign literature produced by the North Carolina Republican Party has been mailed to households in the state, PageOneQ has learned. A new …

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Virginia GOP: Obama Osama Is Evil

Check out this fundraising envelope from the Virginia GOP which asks you to look into Barack Obama’s Osama Bin Laden’s evil eye. At least, I think that’s supposed to be Osama. We know what they really mean. (Via – Andrew Sullivan)

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The Dirty Details On Chris Ortloff

Yesterday we learned that Chris Ortloff (the anti-gay former NY Assemblyman and current Parole Board commissioner) was arrested for solicitation of sex with a minor and possession of kiddie porn. Today we get the details: A tough-on-crime state parole board commissioner faces up to life in prison after trying to set up a sexual liaison with two young sisters, authorities …

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Palin’s Alternate Universe

BAM! Rachel Maddow calls Sarah Palin a liar from an alternate universe. Maddow freekin’ ROOOLZ!

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Scare Tactics And Race Baiting

As McCain continues to sink in the polls, the GOP and their supporters dive deeper into ugly scare tactics and outrageous race baiting. “Terrorists are Committed to Kill Anyone Not Like Them. America Must be Committed to Defeating Evil. As AL-Qaeda continues to attack innocent victims around the world, only one party has pledged to pursue terrorists until Islamic radicalism …

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Doonesbury On GOP Family Values

You’ll have to embiggen to read this. Classic.

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Rep. David Dreier: It’s Time For You To Come Out And Denounce Proposition 8!!!

The Courage Campaign is demanding that Rep. David Dreier (R-CA) come out of the closet and denounce Proposition 8. Rep. David Dreier: It’s time to come out against Prop 8 This November, Californians will vote on Proposition 8, a ballot measure that would, as the ballot description reads, “eliminate the right of same-sex couples to marry.” On Tuesday, we sent …

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GOP Enshrines Hate In 2008 Platform

From the GOP’s approved 2008 convention platform: “We consider discrimination based on sex, race, age, religion, creed, disability, or national origin to be immoral.” Who’s missing from that list? Oh, right, we are. The GOP says it right there: discrimination against gays IS NOT IMMORAL. On DADT: Personnel policies The all-volunteer force has been a success. We oppose reinstituting the …

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Homophobe Sen. Ted Stevens (R-AK) Indicted For Corruption

Squeeee! Sen. Ted “The Internet Is A Series Of Tubes” Stevens (R-AK), the longest-serving Republican in the Senate, has been charged with seven felony counts of corruption. A federal grand jury in Washington has handed up the indictment against Stevens — which the Justice Department is set to announce very shortly. Stevens, 84, faces seven counts of false statements involving …

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HomoQuotable – Michelangelo Signorile

“The news on Friday about Helms’ death was certainly satisfying for those of us who experienced his reign of terror, and I among others gave him a fitting send off. “But let’s not let history forget that a powerful gay man was instrumental to Jesse Helms, even as Helms was vilifying and demonizing gay men and allowing them and and …

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On Sale At The Texas GOP Convention

Anybody surprised?

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