Quote of the Day: May 2008

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Harvey Milk on Hope

Filed by Ed Team | May 31, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I ask for the movement to continue because my election gave young people out there hope. You gotta give 'em hope." -- Gay-rights pioneer Harvey Milk, in a quotation on a bust in San Francisco City Hall....Read More


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Jeff Gannon on Scott McClellan

Filed by Ed Team | May 30, 2008 | 7:13 AM | comments

"What I hear about the book does not sound like the Scott McClellan I knew for two years. I can say, without fear of contradiction, that I knew Scott better than any other White House correspondent or Washington reporter." --Jeff...Read More


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Meth goes kosher

Filed by Ed Team | May 29, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Huge immigration raid on the largest US kosher meat packing plant reveals...a meth lab! Would that make the meth kosher, too?" -- Restaurant review/food blog Feed Me Drink Me....Read More


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What (s)he said

Filed by Ed Team | May 28, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Shorter ruth holladay: if hillary has a penis--and i think she does--then that makes her and bill both fags! ha ha, bill and hillary are fags! ain't i hilarious?" -- Indiana blogger stAllio! referencing a post by blogger Ruth Holladay....Read More


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Because theocracies are the best system of government

Filed by Ed Team | May 27, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Any public official should have as a top priority the goal of serving God and living a life as a witness for Jesus. All decisions we make in whatever we do should be directed to that ultimate goal. ... "It...Read More


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The people they think I should

Filed by Ed Team | May 26, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"the whole idea of "marriage" in the governmental sense has nothing to do with fucking or love. it has to do with legal contracts of money & responsibility. The state--and the institution of marriage as instituted by the state--has no...Read More


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Fox News takes equality to the crapper

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

"As you know, seeing Ellen happy makes me happy, for everyone should be happy with the one they love, be they straight, gay, transgendered, bicurious, master, slave, S&M, or even Belgian -- especially Belgian, those miserable bastards deserve it. For...Read More


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Ferras declares Liberation Day for gays!

Filed by Ed Team | May 24, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"It's " LIBERATION DAY" for GAY PEOPLE everywhere!!!! The road to liberation day has been a long one, filled with tears and a great fight, but one that thankfully does not include giving up hope. Today, the end of the...Read More


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Two wolves and a chicken

Filed by Ed Team | May 23, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Freedom and liberty have nothing necessarily to do with democracy and populism. "One person surmised that democracy equate[s] to two wolves and [a] chicken voting on who's for dinner. Remember that, and also remember that just because you see a...Read More


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Barney Frank on John McCain

Filed by Ed Team | May 22, 2008 | 7:05 AM | comments

"In a number of areas, Senator John McCain is praised for moderation that he has not in fact shown in his votes. It is true that by comparison to many of the angry right-wingers that have dominated the Republican Party...Read More


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Bill Day on needle exchange

Filed by Ed Team | May 21, 2008 | 7:53 AM | comments

"When I found out I was positive, in 1999, my viral count was 2.2 million and my CD4 count was 24. They told my family I had two weeks to live. I didn't want anybody to go through that." --Lay...Read More


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Geraldine Ferraro is still bitter

Filed by Ed Team | May 20, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I think Obama was terribly sexist." -- Former Vice Presidential candidate Geraldine Ferraro on why she might not vote for Barack Obama if he is the eventual nominee. Mrs. Ferraro clashed with the Obama campaign after making racially insensitive remarks...Read More


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California marriage ruling's ramifications on Indiana

Filed by Ed Team | May 19, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Ladies and gentlemen, this California opinion could NOT have come at a worse time for the Democratic Party. It will have repercussions in every state legislature in America, and to the detriment of the Democratic Party. This is because Democrats...Read More


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Ru-Paul throws down the gauntlet

Filed by Ed Team | May 18, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Tell Tyra that the Queen has returned, and while you're at it have Heidi clear the runway. I'm going to pump some 'realness' into reality. To be a winner on this show the contestants need to be a fashion designer,...Read More


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William Shatner's Gay Panic

Filed by Ed Team | May 17, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I was wandering around Times Square and this guy says, 'I'm going to Radio City Music Hall, would you like to come?' And I said, 'Oh, yes' - [I thought] wow, New York is everything I heard it was going...Read More


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Gov Schwarzenegger on California ruling

Filed by Ed Team | May 16, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I respect the Court's decision and as Governor, I will uphold its ruling. Also, as I have said in the past, I will not support an amendment to the constitution that would overturn this state Supreme Court ruling." -- California...Read More


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Mother of All Marriage Battles

Filed by Ed Team | May 15, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"The prospect of a ballot initiative is scary. But we have no choice but to face it. And in facing it, we should keep one thing in mind. A win at the California Supreme Court, confirmed by the voters, followed...Read More


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Gene Robinson: Doing what God is calling me to do

Filed by Ed Team | May 14, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"When your life is at stake, you learn that there are things in life that are much worse than death. That's the great reward of being a Christian. Not living your life -- that's worse than death. And if something...Read More


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Wizardry?

Filed by Ed Team | May 13, 2008 | 7:45 AM | comments

"I get a call the middle of the day from the supervisor of substitute teachers. He says, 'Jim, we have a huge issue. You can't take any more assignments. You need to come in right away. I said, 'Well Pat,...Read More


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Evangelicals are too politically involved

Filed by Ed Team | May 12, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"How did the evangelical movement get so far off track? I wouldn't suggest that evangelicalism's recent obsession with political activism is the only factor, but I do think it's a major one. If the same energies and resources that were...Read More


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Mildred Loving on loving.

Filed by Ed Team | May 11, 2008 | 7:15 AM | comments

"I believe all Americans, no matter their race, no matter their sex, no matter their sexual orientation, should have that same freedom to marry. Government has no business imposing some people's religious beliefs over others. Especially if it denies people's...Read More


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Enshrining Bigotry

Filed by Ed Team | May 10, 2008 | 7:15 AM | comments

"It's marriage mischief -- an attempt to enshrine bigotry in the state constitution." -- Pennsylvania state Sen. Jim Ferlo, D-Highland Park, on a proposed constitutional marriage ban, as quoted in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette...Read More


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A cause you believe in

Filed by Ed Team | May 09, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Once you accept your own death, all of a sudden you're free to live. You no longer care about your reputation. You no longer care except so far as your life can be used tactically to promote a cause you...Read More


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It's all over now

Filed by Ed Team | May 08, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"The Democratic primary is over. Hillary Clinton might still run in West Virginia and Kentucky, which she'll win handily, but by failing to win Indiana decisively and by losing North Carolina decisively, she lost the argument for her own candidacy....Read More


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The spin cycle begins anew

Filed by Ed Team | May 07, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Meanwhile, the media then looks to the next state - this time it will be West Virginia, the best state demographically for Clinton, who is 30 points ahead there - and proclaims that it's "do or die" and begin anew...Read More


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Rest in Peace, Mildred Loving

Filed by Ed Team | May 06, 2008 | 7:03 AM | comments

"It wasn't my doing. It was God's work." --Mildred Loving, of Loving v. Virginia, who passed away yesterday...Read More


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Holy water on tap here

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

"As Maude is my witness, all I can think of are [examples] that surely wouldn't be Jebus approved. Watering houseplants for example. If you have a live tree for christmas, keeping it hydrated with holy water might counteract some of...Read More


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Big Brother is Bi... So what?

Filed by Ed Team | May 04, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

"I've had sex with dudes... It doesn't blow my mind. It shouldn't blow your mind either." -- Big Brother 9 contestant James Kinkand, when questioned on his bisexuality....Read More


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New Jersey already has a same-sex marriage

Filed by Ed Team | May 03, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

"The world hasn't fallen apart because New Jersey has a same-sex marriage." --Trans woman Denise Brunner, on staying married to her wife after her gender transition, as quoted in The New York Times....Read More


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Ben Stein on evolution

Filed by Ed Team | May 02, 2008 | 7:45 AM | comments

"When we just saw that man, I think it was Mr. Myers [i.e. biologist P.Z. Myers], talking about how great scientists were, I was thinking to myself the last time any of my relatives saw scientists telling them what to...Read More


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The benefit of being a super delegate

Filed by Ed Team | May 01, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"These candidates should be allowed to run without the influence of the 1st formidable black presidential candidate backing the 'least qualified' candidate who is slated because of a 'dying declaration' from his grandmother to a group of hand-picked precinct committee...Read More