Politics: March 2006

Carpetbagger Kiser: If only that was the worst thing ...

Filed by Marla R. Stevens | March 31, 2006 | 4:13 AM | comments

Websters: Carpetbagger: OUTSIDER ; especially : a nonresident or new resident who meddles in politics Some of the more politically naive members of the Indianapolis gay community have complained about the use of the term "carpetbagger" in reference to Kris...Read More


Carpetbagger Kiser: If only that was the worst thing ...

Filed by Marla R. Stevens | March 31, 2006 | 4:13 AM | comments

Websters: Carpetbagger: OUTSIDER ; especially : a nonresident or new resident who meddles in politics Some of the more politically naive members of the Indianapolis gay community have complained about the use of the term "carpetbagger" in reference to Kris...Read More


Langsford gets kick in the teeth

Filed by Bil Browning | March 29, 2006 | 2:05 PM | comments

City-County Councilor Lance Langsford (R - Irvington) is battling his own party according to today's Indianapolis Star. Author Matt Tulley continues the column on his blog, Political Junkie (with more quotes from Langsford), and Taking Down Words also has...Read More


I'd Rather Have the Pigs Too.......

Filed by Annette Gross | March 27, 2006 | 9:27 PM | comments

As President Bush gets off the helicopter in front of the White House, he is carrying a baby pig under each arm. The squared away Marine guard snaps to attention, salutes, and says, "Nice pigs, sir." The President replies, "These...Read More


Xenophobia versus homophobia

Filed by Jennifer Wagner | March 26, 2006 | 9:18 AM | comments

I know I promised not to bring up the Toll Road again, but I was chatting with someone the other day who asked a political strategy question I hadn't thought much about before: Why is it seemingly okay for Republicans...Read More


Baron Hill is back on track

Filed by Bil Browning | March 25, 2006 | 1:42 PM | comments

While President Bush visited Indianapolis yesterday (see Advance Indiana for a great post on the visit) to raise $500,000 for Rep. Mike Sodrel, Baron Hill also held a small rally. Hill is the congressman who lost his seat due to...Read More


What You Need to Believe to Be a Republican Today

Filed by Annette Gross | March 23, 2006 | 10:58 PM | comments

Jesus loves you, and shares your hatred of homosexuals and Hillary Clinton. Saddam was a good guy when Reagan armed him, a bad guy when Bush's daddy made war on him, a good guy when Cheney did business with him,...Read More


What You Need to Believe to Be a Republican Today

Filed by Annette Gross | March 23, 2006 | 10:58 PM | comments

Jesus loves you, and shares your hatred of homosexuals and Hillary Clinton. Saddam was a good guy when Reagan armed him, a bad guy when Bush's daddy made war on him, a good guy when Cheney did business with him,...Read More


In Defense of Hillary Clinton

Filed by Bruce Parker | March 11, 2006 | 11:34 PM | comments

"Over the last decades we have made some significant progress in fighting AIDS in our country. But we cannot rest until this progress reaches every corner of the globe and we are able to ensure that no matter where you...Read More


Wildmon Loves Dobson -- Another Rocky Mountain Love Story or Where Is Annie Proulx When You Need Her?

Filed by Marla R. Stevens | March 11, 2006 | 8:51 AM | comments

Matt Foreman, NGLTF's executive director, and other utterly charming folks from a dandy little group called DefCon -- Campaign to Defend the Constitution Because the Religious Right Is Wrong -- have been so successful at getting the goat of the...Read More


Politically Frustrated

Filed by Scott Barnes | March 10, 2006 | 10:05 AM | comments

If you've been reading my own blog for any length of time, you might remember what I said after Bush won reelection. Well, hallelujah, it seems to be playing out just like I had hoped: Check this out. I was...Read More


Police Chief Denies CPR to Dying Gay Man

Filed by Bil Browning | March 04, 2006 | 10:37 AM | comments

If this isn't the saddest story this year... It just goes to show you that when you think Indiana is a bad state to live in - at least our sheriffs aren't refusing CPR to dying gay men... The worst...Read More


South Dakota: Time to move

Filed by Bil Browning | March 03, 2006 | 10:33 AM | comments

Just when you think Indiana is bad... South Dakota recently passed legislation that basically outlaws abortion. The idea is that the law will be challenged all the way up to the Supreme Court and will hopefully overturn Roe v Wade....Read More


Avery Ant rant

Filed by Bil Browning | March 02, 2006 | 10:23 PM | comments

Never in the history of bilerico has a category gotten as much fan mail as the Wal-Mart Sucks category. Today, alert reader Mike sent in this Avery Ant rant about Wal-Mart. You've never seen an ant do stand-up comedy? Yeah,...Read More


Friends and Enemies

Filed by Sheila S. Kennedy | March 01, 2006 | 10:43 AM | comments

Editor's note: Advance Indiana started this dialogue with a post entitled, "The Word Turns Back On Carson--Endorses Kiser. As many readers of this blog know, I write a monthly column for the Word, a Midwestern gay newspaper. I really like...Read More