Quote of the Day: February 2008

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LGBT Latinos for Obama

Filed by Ed Team | February 29, 2008 | 7:29 AM | comments

"As LGBT Latinos and Latinas who happen to be immigrants or descendants from immigrant families we are sick and tired of seeing our lives and values be misrepresented by those who seek to drive wedges in our communities as a...Read More


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American Idol's Simon Cowell is not gay

Filed by Ed Team | February 28, 2008 | 7:08 AM | comments

"If I was, why hide it? It's not as if the music business would be an odd place for a gay man to work. And anyway, if I was trying to hide the fact that I was gay, I would...Read More


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Leadership

Filed by Ed Team | February 27, 2008 | 7:31 AM | comments

"It occurs to me that the Democrats might be having trouble picking a nominee because they have one candidate who will probably be great at running the government and one who will probably be great at leading the country. Which...Read More


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No sign left behind

Filed by Ed Team | February 26, 2008 | 7:22 AM | comments

"13,000 people packed the Fifth Third Arena today at the University of Cincinnati, and not one “Change We Can Believe In” sign was discarded as litter. Instead, those who received the navy blue placards clutched them, as if they were...Read More


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Gay for pay and "I don't care"

Filed by Ed Team | February 25, 2008 | 7:37 AM | comments

"I think we are a homophobic country and I believe the media’s insensitive sensationalisation of the issue is largely responsible for this. ... I have close friends who are gay, and they are as intelligent and caring as, if not...Read More


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Nuke Fan: Homotextual

Filed by Ed Team | February 23, 2008 | 7:29 AM | comments

"Presenting a gay couple on television only to relegate them to insulting hugs and slaps on the back is the 21st century version of putting African Americans on the back of the bus." -- As the World Turns fan Tony...Read More


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Rick Perry on the Boy Scouts

Filed by Ed Team | February 22, 2008 | 7:16 AM | comments

“The ACLU and its allies seemed determined to force the Boy Scouts to bend to their version of what is right and wrong. The culture war will be lost before we know it. If that happens, we will find ourselves...Read More


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Obama on Clinton's periodic feelings

Filed by Ed Team | February 21, 2008 | 7:27 AM | comments

"I understand that Senator Clinton, periodically when she's feeling down, launches attacks as a way of trying to boost her appeal." --Sen. Obama...Read More


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The Wit & Wisdom of Jordan Eisenberg

Filed by Ed Team | February 20, 2008 | 7:11 AM | comments

"Let's buy some jeans, and then process some more!" --My friend Jordan, facetiously.... But isn't that just an L Word line waiting to happen?...Read More


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Prez Buchanan, mm-hmm

Filed by Ed Team | February 19, 2008 | 7:31 AM | comments

"I am selfish enough to hope you will not be able to procure an associate who will cause you to feel no regret at our separation." --Former president James Buchanan to the ambassador to France, William Rufus King...Read More


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John McCain wants to tear down the educational system

Filed by Ed Team | February 18, 2008 | 7:27 AM | comments

"I want every American to have affordable and available education. But I'm not going to mandate that they do." --John McCain on CNN...Read More


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Douglas Gansler - Homotextual

Filed by Ed Team | February 17, 2008 | 7:32 AM | comments

“I do believe that in five, 10, 15, 20 years, however long it is, there is no question in my mind, no question in my mind, we will have gay marriage in Maryland and throughout the United States. And the...Read More


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David Phillips - Homotextual

Filed by Ed Team | February 16, 2008 | 7:29 AM | comments

“I’m sure in the back of their minds, they just wish we would die and go away.” -- AIDS activist David Phillips commenting on the Bush administration's proposed 2009 HIV/AIDS budget....Read More


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John McCain picks on little girls

Filed by Ed Team | February 15, 2008 | 7:34 AM | comments

"Why is Chelsea Clinton so ugly? Because her father is Janet Reno." -- Presidential candidate John McCain at a Republican fundraiser in 1998...Read More


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Vagina Monologues

Filed by Ed Team | February 14, 2008 | 7:15 AM | comments

"I was worried - that's why I began this piece. I was worried about vaginas. I was worried what we think about vaginas and I was even more worried that we don't think about them." --From Eve Ensler's Vagina Monologues...Read More


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James McDonough

Filed by Ed Team | February 13, 2008 | 7:55 AM | comments

"Corruption had gone to an extreme. They seemed to be drunk half the time and had orgies the other half, when they weren't taking money and beating each other up." --Former Florida prison secretary James McDonough on the state's prison...Read More


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Affirmation, gay Mormons

Filed by Ed Team | February 12, 2008 | 7:36 AM | comments

''Although there are many areas of hurt and disagreement that have separated us, there are many more areas on which we can find agreement, and in doing so, become a blessing in the lives of many of the Saints, both...Read More


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Paul Krugman on the primaries

Filed by Ed Team | February 11, 2008 | 7:40 AM | comments

"One of the most hopeful moments of this presidential campaign came last month, when a number of Jewish leaders signed a letter condemning the smear campaign claiming that Mr. Obama was a secret Muslim. It’s a good guess that some...Read More


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Mitt Romney: Homotextual

Filed by Ed Team | February 09, 2008 | 7:33 AM | comments

"The development of a child is enhanced by having a mother and father. Such a family is the ideal for the future of the child and for the strength of a nation. I wonder how it is that unelected judges,...Read More


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Kimberle Crenshaw and Eve Ensler on feminism

Filed by Ed Team | February 08, 2008 | 7:11 AM | comments

"At issue is a profound difference in seeing feminism as intersectional and global rather than essentialist and insular. Women have grappled with these questions in every feminist wave, struggling to see feminism as something other than a "me too" bid...Read More


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Pat Buchanan on Gandhi and Cheney

Filed by Ed Team | February 07, 2008 | 7:45 AM | comments

"He will make Cheney look like Gandhi." --Pat Buchanan on John McCain...Read More


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John Corvino

Filed by Ed Team | February 05, 2008 | 7:25 AM | comments

"If there’s a mystery here, it’s why believers seem to have lower expectations of God than they do of local weather forecasters." --John Corvino...Read More


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'Family values' only for the right families

Filed by Ed Team | February 04, 2008 | 7:40 AM | comments

"I stood and looked out the window watching two mothers and three children playing in the snow while a baby slept upstairs. This was the picture of two happy families, neighbors having a great time, the epitome of 'family values.'...Read More


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Marty Rouse: Homotextual

Filed by Ed Team | February 03, 2008 | 7:31 AM | comments

"What we as a community need to do and what HRC needs to do is determine how we can best use our resources to help elect more fair-minded members of the U.S. Senate." -- HRC national field director Marty Rouse...Read More


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CA Assembleyman Mark Leno: Homotexual

Filed by Ed Team | February 02, 2008 | 8:17 AM | comments

"Harvey Milk was a true American hero. He gave hope to a generation of gay and lesbian individuals whose basic humanity and freedom had been denied and dishonored. His history is our history, and a day in his honor will...Read More


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Digby on Mukasey

Filed by Ed Team | February 01, 2008 | 7:11 AM | comments

"I honestly don't know why everybody's so hung up on waterboarding specifically at this point. If this is their legal understanding, then they can use the rack, they can break arms and legs and they can pull teeth out with...Read More