Quote of the Day: June 2008

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The biggest waste of money and effort

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

"Here's my advice to those about to marry: Don't. Take the money. Take the money and buy yourself a fabulous apartment and don't spend the money on the wedding. It is the biggest throwaway and means nothing later. It's the...Read More


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A lab rat for $30 a month

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

"Congress stood idly by while our government experimented on the men and women who've fought for our country and our freedom. It's an absolute outrage. The brave Hoosiers returning to the Fourth District look to their Congressman for leadership and...Read More


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How's Log Cabin going to explain this?

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

"I support the efforts of the people of California to recognize marriage as a unique institution between a man and a woman, just as we did in my home state of Arizona. I do not believe judges should be making...Read More


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There's no other way to put this?

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

"The sad truth is that gay rights has always been the disposable card of liberal politics. The very fact of our existence is still "controversial" even to those who make a noise about being our friends. We're still the fly...Read More


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Gay mayonnaise ad gets pulled

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

"We're shocked that an innocuous ad should have been withdrawn in this way. I can't imagine that Heinz would respond to protests about black people featuring in their adverts. Our phones have not stopped ringing with supporters who are deeply...Read More


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Usher just can't help it

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

"Am I so much of a bad guy because I decided to get married? Am I so much of a bad guy [because once I got in the situation], I decided to stand for something, build a foundation, and think...Read More


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Charlie Sheen is a classy guy

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

"I hope you rot in fucking hell. You're a piece of shit, fucking liar... I hope I never fucking talk to you again you fucking cunt. You're a coward and a liar and a fucking nigger." -- Actor Charlie Sheen...Read More


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Taking the edge off

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

"Congress is now in the process of enshrining into law the precept that the president has the power to secretly grant dispensation giving entities permission to break the laws of the land along with protection from any liability under the...Read More


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Savage knows a lot about "mind rape"

Filed by Ed Team | June 22, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"You've got to explain to the children ... why God told people this was wrong. You have to explain this to them in this time of mental rape that's going on. The children's minds are being raped by the homosexual...Read More


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No Hiding in a Corner

Filed by Ed Team | June 21, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Nothing was ever accomplished by hiding in a dark corner. Why not discard the hermitage for the heritage that awaits any red-blooded American woman who dares to claim it?" -- Del Martin, founder and former President of the Daughters of...Read More


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A common thread of uncommon courage

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

"While every refugee's story is different and their anguish personal, they all share a common thread of uncommon courage - the courage not only to survive, but to persevere and rebuild their shattered lives." -- U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees,...Read More


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LA Times on marriage

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

"As the state's voters watch the celebrations in the coming months, they should enjoy the sight of fellow citizens availing themselves of a public institution, that of marriage. These celebrations allow us to share in the newlyweds' happiness, to join...Read More


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To Boldly Go...

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

"Brad [Altman, his partner of 21 years] and I - we're going to get married today. Isn't that wonderful?... May equality live long and prosper." -- Star Trek actor GeorgeTakei on getting married in West Hollywood, California....Read More


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The Importance of Love

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

"Marriage is a confirmation of the importance of love and commitment in a healthy society. It is a fundamental right to which all people are entitled and I am proud that I can officiate the eternal unions of these Oakland...Read More


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McCain on habeas corpus

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

"I think it's one of the worst decisions in history." --John McCain on the Supreme Court reinstating habeas corpus last week...Read More


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This is about rights.

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

"This is about rights, about having legal protection. We don't need another anniversary to celebrate." --Dan Whitman, a New Yorker who plans to marry his partner, Robert Bartley, in California, as quoted in USA TODAY....Read More


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A Noble Statement

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

"During the course of this campaign, we have seen thousands of Americans who were never before involved in politics inspired by Barack Obama's candidacy voting for the first time and joining the campaign. We need a President who supports equal...Read More


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At least they're not lying about it!

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

"The Republicans always run on the idea that government is ineffective, then, as someone once said, they win and go out and prove it." -- Comedian turned pundit Bill Maher...Read More


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Barack Obama is a secret Muslim and smokes cigarettes

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

"I got an e-mail the other day, and there was this picture of Obama, and he WAS WEARING A TURBAN!!!!!!1!1!!1!!!!!1 OMFGZ How can that not scare the bejeezus out of you?? Thank Jehovah for intrepid bloggers who are making sure...Read More


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Matt Stoller on democracy

Filed by Ed Team | June 11, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"The country is strengthening its flabby civic muscles, and learning how to be a committed and engaged citizenry. We haven't seen anything like this for a hundred years, if not more. And that's not even counting the younger generation, who...Read More


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Life is like a box of Google

Filed by Ed Team | June 10, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"We're going through a process where you get a whole bunch of names, and ya ... Well, basically, it's a Google. You just, you know, what you can find out now on the Internet. It's remarkable, you know." -- Republican...Read More


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McCain calls for change: Gets two quarters and a nickel

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

"Like many senior citizens, McCain knows what he is talking about. A lot of young whippersnappers who grew up with calculators and studied New Math in school can barely count, and if you don't make sure you have the right...Read More


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It's a Big Deal

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

"I've waited all of this time to be able to walk into my own office and stand in line and pay what used to be $64 and now is $85 to buy a license and have a ceremony. It's a...Read More


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Mayor Newsom's Slippery Slope

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

"If you don't want to provide a marriage certificate and you've got a job that does that, then you should think twice about why you got the job in the first place and maybe you should get a new job...[t]alk...Read More


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Tell us how you really feel, Jimmy

Filed by Ed Team | June 06, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"If you take that 50 percent who just don't want to vote for Clinton and add it to whatever element there might be who don't think Obama is white enough or old enough or experienced enough or because he's got...Read More


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Charmaine Yoest, Sex and the City, and abstinence-only

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

"It's highly ironic this comes out right after the launch of the biggest movie of the season, which is 'Sex in the City.' The No. 1 movie that all teenage girls want to see right now is 'Sex in the...Read More


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Barack Obama on victory

Filed by Ed Team | June 04, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"The journey will be difficult. The road will be long. I face this challenge with profound humility, and knowledge of my own limitations. But I also face it with limitless faith in the capacity of the American people. Because if...Read More


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Bringing America to its knees

Filed by Ed Team | June 03, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"To bring America to its knees, all Bin Laden must do is make his next video while drinking from a can of Coca Cola. The nation would erupt in chaos; Coca Cola sales would vanish into nothingness. In his next...Read More


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Bob Dole hearts Scott McClellan

Filed by Ed Team | June 02, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"There are miserable creatures like you in every administration who don't have the guts to speak up or quit if there are disagreements with the boss or colleagues. No, your type soaks up the benefits of power, revels in the...Read More


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Jesse Ventura gives Pat Buchanan hell

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

"Love is bigger than government. Who the hell are we as a government to tell people who you can fall in love with? I think it's absurd, the fact that it's even being debated." -- Former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura...Read More