Tag Archives: SOTU

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TMZ: “Camera-Whoring” Pols Kept Jason Collins From Meeting Willie Robertson

TMZ talked to Jason Collins about his experience at the State Of The Union address. “Duck Dynasty” star Willie Robertson was less than 20 feet away from Jason Collins during the State of the Union, and Jason says he might have reached across the aisle to him … if not for all the camera-whoring Congressmen. Jason — the first NBA …

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Rachel Maddow Vs. Rep. Tim Huelskamp

If you didn’t catch this craziness last night: A question over the inclusion of Army Sgt. 1st Class Cory Remsburg at Tuesday’s State of the Union address spiraled into a policy-spanning battle between MSNBC host Rachel Maddow and Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-KS), who accused her of hiding from what his party calls the truth about the Benghazi attack. “This administration …

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RNC: SOTU Was Just Another Rerun

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GOP Rep. Michael Grimm (NY) Threatens Reporter: I Could Break You In Half

Earlier today Rep. Michael Grimm (R-NY made positive news when he became the sixth Republican member of the House to co-sponsor ENDA. Grimm’s move won him accolades from openly gay Rep. Jared Polis (D-CO), the bill’s author. But tonight Grimm dominated the post-SOTU Twitterverse for threatening to assault a NY1 reporter who dared to ask him about his burgeoning campaign …

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State Of The Union: Open Thread

President Obama’s State Of The Union address begins at 9pm Eastern. Watch live here and give us your reactions. UPDATE: The address has concluded. Jason Collins appeared onscreen seconds before the president delivered these lines: “We do these things because they help promote our long-term security. And we do them because we believe in the inherent dignity and equality of …

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Jason Collins: I’m Ready For The SOTU

Much to the impotent rage of the haters, Collins is an invited guest of honor and will sit with the First Lady tonight.

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NOM Has The SOTU Sadz

Posted today at NOM’s blog: Well, the President is singling out an athlete for special recognition at the State of the Union address this evening. We might have expected the President would invite one of the following, but shockingly it is none of these who will be so honored – despite their impressive roster of good deeds: [JMG – long …

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RNC: Don’t Watch The SOTU Address

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Jason Collins To Sit With First Lady At State Of The Union Address

The White House this morning released a partial list of the guests who will sit with the First Lady during President Obama’s State Of The Union address. Included among the guests is recently out pro basketball player Jason Collins. Here’s how the press release reads: While at Stanford, Jason Collins was selected as an All American, named the NCAA’s “Big …

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Mitt Romney Slow Jams The News

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Marco Rubio Is Blue Collar

During his SOTU response speech, Sen. Marco Rubio made a big deal about his “blue collar neighbors” and “still living in the same working class neighborhood I grew up in.”  While much of West Miami is decidedly working class, you can’t really say that about the luxury McMansions on Rubio’s street, where the only blue collar workers are landscapers, housekeepers, …

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Ted Nugent & Pink Martini

Oregonians and music fans were amused last night to notice that Ted Nugent had been seated in the SOTU gallery right next to Thomas Lauderdale, the Occupy-supporting and openly gay founder of Pink Martini, Portland’s famed “little orchestra.”  Lauderdale reports that he and Nugent had a pleasant conversation about hunting. From their official YouTube channel, here’s a recent Pink Martini …

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They Deserve A Vote

The (non-gay) highlight of last night’s speech.

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LGBT Groups React To SOTU

National Gay & Lesbian Task Force LGBT people remain acutely vulnerable in the workplace and on economic issues. Too many of us still head to work each day terrified it may be our last, simply because of who we are or who we love. The stories are painful, and the statistics are startling. But this is the reality for LGBT …

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SOTU Quote Of The Day II

“We will ensure equal treatment for all service members, and equal benefits for their families – gay and straight. We will draw upon the courage and skills of our sisters and daughters, because women have proven under fire that they are ready for combat. We will keep faith with our veterans – investing in world-class care, including mental health care, …

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SOTU Quote Of The Day

(Via Good As You)

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Ted Nugent Linked To Eugene Delgaudio

The national media is going nuts today on the news that Ted Nugent, who has threatened to kill the president, will attend tonight’s State Of The Union address as a guest of Texas GOP Rep. Steve Stockman, who has called for Obama’s impeachment over gun control.  Stockman’s spokesman, Donny Ferguson (left), yesterday promised that Nugent won’t bring guns to the …

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Ted Nugent To Attend SOTU

This after Nugent wrote yesterday on World Net Daily that Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton are “lisping their ebonic mumbo-jumbo.” UPDATE: Right Wing Watch notes that Nugent has threatened to kill President Obama, Hillary Clinton, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, and Sen. Barbara Boxer by telling them all to “suck on my machine gun.”

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