October 5, 2008

Hello -- Liberty Is a Pagan Goddess

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | October 05, 2008 | 6:00 PM | comments

To the creators of that Republican campaign commercial that appropriates the Statue of Liberty -- I've got news for you. You're hawking the wrong symbol. In fact, you're stealing a symbol that actually shoots a big hole in all the...Read More


The Rain in Spain Stays Mainly on the Palin

Filed by Kate Clinton | October 05, 2008 | 4:30 PM | comments

I come from a family of winkers. I swear if my family had been on the Titanic, the last thing I would have seen my Dad do as he sank beneath the cold, dark sea would have been one last...Read More


Stories from the Helpline

Filed by Guest Blogger | October 05, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

Editor's Note: "Stories from the Helpline" is a recurring feature on The Bilerico Project, bringing in the personal accounts of Helpline counselors from The Trevor Project. The Trevor Project is a non-profit organization that operates the only nationwide, around-the-clock crisis...Read More


Is Sarah Palin George Bush in Drag?

Filed by Michael Crawford | October 05, 2008 | 1:30 PM | comments

I don't mean to offend drag queens when I ask that question, but look at this video from Progress Accountability and see for yourself. iPhone users: Click to watch More after the jump....Read More


Barney Frank on the air with a completely unhinged Bill O'Reilly

Filed by Pam Spaulding | October 05, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

O'Reilly looks like he's about to have an aneurysm as he tries to pin the mortgage meltdown on Barney Frank. A snippet of the insanity: iPhone users: Click to watch O'REILLY: You said it's not the best right now, but...Read More


Class in Drag or Who's Middle Class Anyway?: Sarah Palin, Joe Sixpack, and Main Street

Filed by Yasmin Nair | October 05, 2008 | 10:30 AM | comments

I watched Sarah Palin on Thursday night with my fingernails digging into my hands. Joe Biden must have remembered the fuss over Al Gore's sighs during the latter's debate with George Bush, because he showed restraint even as Palin consistently...Read More


The Daily Show returns to Florida

Filed by Waymon Hudson | October 05, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

Daily Show's correspondent Wyatt Cenac returns to Florida to see how some older Jewish residents feel about the first presidential debate. You might remember his last visit......Read More


Can't They Afford a Babysitter?

Filed by Eric Marcus | October 05, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

My grandmother has been dead for three years. But I still often hear her voice. It's not a sign of mental illness. I just knew her really well. By the time she died in her 103rd year, I knew her...Read More


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Keeping Families Intact

Filed by Ed Team | October 05, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"U.S. immigration law should not force Americans to leave their country and community behind in order to keep their family intact." -- Senator Chris Dodd (D-CT) on the Uniting American Families Act (UAFA), a legislative proposal to finally level the...Read More


Sunday Funnies: Palin's Debate Style

Filed by Waymon Hudson | October 05, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Sarah Palin took an unconventional approach to the debate, but I think she still managed to make a good impression. Who knew you could wink and play a flute at the same time? The war...Read More