September 25, 2008

The $700 Billion: Hand Over Your Chickens

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | September 25, 2008 | 7:00 PM | comments

As the $700 billion bailout moves towards approval by Congress, there are enough rumblings of citizen anger that I started wondering why a 7-million-person march on Washington D.C. wasn't developing. Last night, as I watched President Bush tell us in...Read More


Carson piles on

Filed by Bil Browning | September 25, 2008 | 6:00 PM | comments

John McCain has been taking a beating over the past 24 hours. Democrats, Republicans and independents all consider his recent campaign 'suspension" nothing more than a cheap political ploy. Now Congressman Andre Carson, has joined the chorus of politicians and...Read More


The meltdown of the McCain campaign

Filed by Pam Spaulding | September 25, 2008 | 6:00 PM | comments

So did you hear the tale of McCain's $5000 makeup job and Sarah Palin's alleged boot-knocking? The GOP slime machine comes back to haunt them; they should know, given the number of sleazebags in their party that they will end...Read More


Yawn and Tase: The New Protect and Serve!

Filed by Eric Leven | September 25, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

"Come on he was naked and holding a fluorescent light at us!" For cops who have never heard of a ladder or applying effort in their jobs this article should come as a relief! When in doubt and feeling lazy...Read More


Perez Hilton gets Political

Filed by Waymon Hudson | September 25, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

Celebrity Gossip Blogger Perez Hilton, better known for dishing the dirt on Hollywood starlets, is using his popular website to get political. In a post yesterday on the hugely popular PerezHilton.com, Perez (who is a native Floridian) urged his readers...Read More


A belated open thread

Filed by Bil Browning | September 25, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

I'm such a poor blog mother. I forgot my baby's birthday yesterday! It's been four years since I turned bilerico.com into a blog. I put up a quote from Margaret Mead as my first post; it seemed like an apropos...Read More


DC Hate Crimes March and Vigil on Sunday

Filed by Michael Crawford | September 25, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

LGBT activists and allies in Washington, DC are planning a vigil to commemorate the life of Tony Hunter who was murdered near a gay bar. The murder of Hunter is one of several suspected anti-gay attacks that have occured in...Read More


Can you love a gay priest?

Filed by Father Tony | September 25, 2008 | 2:00 PM | comments

From: XXXXXX Email: XXXXXXXXXXXXX@XXXXXXX Message: Dear Father Tony, I recently read something about a closeted gay pastor. After decades of service, he is being told to leave after coming out to his superiors. He is having to give up...Read More


Mormons excommunicate, evangelicals fast: Religious extremists keep flocks in line

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 25, 2008 | 1:00 PM | comments

In order to win this ballot initiative, Religious Righters are making sure they keep their votes parishioners disciplined. They have to know the gravity of this situation to their churches' leaders, so around a hundred evangelical pastors are calling for...Read More


Why do we leave our youth out of our youth work?

Filed by Guest Blogger | September 25, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

Editors' note: Greg Varnum is the acting Executive Director of the National Youth Advocacy Coalition. I find that there is one key ingredient often missing from the planning that goes into youth projects and youth advocacy work...youth. Most folks I...Read More


Retiring the Straight Talk Express

Filed by Storm Bear | September 25, 2008 | 11:15 AM | comments

click to enlarge Today McCain has suspended his campaign to "deal with the economic crisis." I guess we need to say good bye to the Straight Talk Express. But no one is buying the horseshit. From THE David Letterman:...Read More


John McCain disses David Letterman; Letterman responds

Filed by Bil Browning | September 25, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

While John McCain was scheduled to appear on last night's Late Show with David Letterman, he canceled his appearance at the last minute citing his decision to suspend his campaign and claiming he was "racing for the airport." Dave ripped...Read More


Cynthia Nixon comes to South Florida to Register LGBT Voters

Filed by Waymon Hudson | September 25, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

Sex and the City star Cynthia Nixon is coming to South Florida to help register voters for Obama. She will be holding an event at the Dolphin Democrats' GLBT Get Out the Vote Center in Wilton Manors. The Obama Campaign...Read More


DON'T PANIC... but we must make change

Filed by Sara Whitman | September 25, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

I'm sorry I have not posted much the last few days. I've been up to my ears in financial documents, papers, calls, taking notes, and trying to learn as much as I can about the current situation. Anyone with questions...Read More


Lindsay Lohan confirms Lesbian relationship?

Filed by Jason Tseng | September 25, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

Lindsay Lohan, 24, who recently showed her political side in a fiery anti-Palin myspace blogpost, confirmed a long-speculated relationship with 31-year old DJ "gal pal" Samantha Ronson. While speaking on a popular radio show Loveline: Loveline: "Now, you and "Samantha...Read More


Out Word Bound bookstore up for sale

Filed by Bil Browning | September 25, 2008 | 8:30 AM | comments

While I was kind of expecting this announcement sooner or later, it still comes as a shock to imagine neither Tammara Tracey or Mary Byrne at Out Word Bound books. The dynamic partners have opted to sell Indianapolis' only LGBT...Read More


What is the $700 billion for?

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | September 25, 2008 | 8:00 AM | comments

There has been a lot of discussion lately about whether the $700 billion bailout is a good idea or not. On one side, the Bush administration is saying that the economy will come apart like a cheap house of cards...Read More


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Words of wisdom from Franklin D. Roosevelt

Filed by Ed Team | September 25, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I am certain that my fellow Americans expect that on my induction into the Presidency I will address them with a candor and a decision which the present situation of our people impel. This is preeminently the time to speak...Read More


Sarah Palin's crazy, witchcraft-fighting, anti-Semitic preacher

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 25, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch He's famous for fighting witchcraft and praying to protect Sarah Palin from it (7:30), but he's also pretty anti-Semitic. Check out what he says about the "Israelite" bankers about 1:20....Read More