Quote of the Day: August 2008


Stewie Griffin on Mothers

Filed by Ed Team | August 31, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

"There's always been a lot of tension between Lois and me. And it's not so much that I want to kill her, it's just, I want her not to be alive anymore. I sometimes wonder if all women are this...Read More


Hillary Clinton on Sarah Palin

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

"We should all be proud of Governor Sarah Palin's historic nomination, and I congratulate her and Senator McCain. While their policies would take America in the wrong direction, Governor Palin will add an important new voice to the debate." --Hillary...Read More



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

"I had been mad enough to study reason; I was reasonable enough to study madness." --Michel Foucault...Read More


Joe Biden on Barack Obama

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

"You can learn an awful lot about a man campaigning with him, debating him, and seeing how he reacts under pressure. You learn about the strength of his mind. But even more importantly, you learn about the quality of his...Read More


Michelle Obama on Lawrence and Stonewall

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

"It's been five years since Lawrence v. Texas and 39 since Stonewall, and we've still got work to do before we achieve equality." --Michelle Obama addressing the LGBT Delegates...Read More


Howard Dean on LGBT priorities

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

"The first thing should be the nondiscrimination bill. Human rights is the basis of all of this, and the most discriminatory things that should be gotten rid of at once are the things that allow people to assume that gay...Read More


The Christian Right is neither Christian nor are they right

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

"So what are Black conservatives conserving? A fundamentalist, shallow irresponsible agenda that I doubt will even acknowledge their worth as a human being as inherently valuable as their own. The Christian Right does not see African-Americans as human beings but...Read More


Jindal says it's okay to fire gays

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

"The reason for allowing the order to lapse is that I don't think it is necessary to create additional special categories or special rights." -- Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal on allowing to a 2004 law that protects LGBT people from...Read More


Limbaugh blows hot air about Rachel Maddow

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

"Our buddy Dan Abrams...he's been replaced by Rachel Maddow, or will be, in early September. He's losing his show to somebody with more testosterone than he has." -- Right wing wind-bag radio host Rush Limbaugh on lesbian journalist Rachel Maddow's...Read More


Tim Gunn on gay pterodactyls

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

"It looks like it's a pterodactyl out of a gay Jurassic Park." -- Tim Gunn, Project Runway...Read More


Letting women die is required by the GOP

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

"If he were to change the party platform I think that would be political suicide." --Tony Perkins on why McCain shouldn't challenge the GOP platform as he did in 2000 to include an exception for rape, incest, and life of...Read More


Kate Perry's mom upset by her success

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

'We hate it. It promotes homosexuality, which the Bible clearly states is a sin, and it is shameful and disgusting. When it comes on I bow my head and pray. She is our daughter and we love her and can't...Read More


Every great cause

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

"Every great cause begins as a movement, becomes a business, and eventually degenerates into a racket." -- American author Eric Hoffer...Read More


Oscar Wilde quotation

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

"Morality, like art, means drawing a line someplace." --Oscar Wilde...Read More


The Church Got it Wrong, Not God

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

"Gay people have been abused, really, by the church, and just mindlessly suggesting that they go back is like telling an abused spouse to go back to her husband. But what I say is that God and the church aren't...Read More


Shankman Would Love Some Same-Sex Dancing

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

"I would be thrilled to see something like that. It would be so new and it would break so many barriers and just crash through walls. I would love that. They're trying to keep people in their comfort zone. But...Read More


Rove says Give Up on Gay Marriage

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

"It has a lower profile, but it will be an issue in people's minds. The bigger issues will be the economy, terrorism, healthcare, energy." -- Karl Rove, speaking about using marriage equality as a wedge issue in 2008. I sure...Read More


The sweet simplicity of our lives

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

Most modern calendars mar the sweet simplicity of our lives by reminding us that each day that passes is the anniversary of some perfectly uninteresting event. -- Oscar Wilde (Hat tip to Mikerzz)...Read More


Alan Keyes thinks McCain is like AIDS?

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

"In terms of the conservative constituency of the Republican Party, Sen. McCain is an opportunistic infection that threatens to ravage and destroy its defenseless body. Tragically for America, in the larger context of our national political life he still plays...Read More


Alan Keyes isn't falling in line

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

"In terms of the conservative constituency of the Republican Party, Sen. McCain is an opportunistic infection that threatens to ravage and destroy its defenseless body. Tragically for America, in the larger context of our national political life he still plays...Read More


Maybe if she'd used a glass cutter?

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

"While I'm a feminist and Steinem is one of my heroes, I didn't share her enthusiasm for Clinton's candidacy, partly because getting to the White House by having been married to a president seemed rather more an affirmation of traditional...Read More


Won't be seeing much of John Edwards at the convention

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

"I'm genuinely embarrassed for folks who backed Edwards in the nom race - talk about a horse pulling up lame! In all fairness though, when we ask about what kind of man conducts an affair with an ailing spouse at...Read More


Kanye West: Open Your Minds

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

"Open your fucking minds. Open your minds. Be accepting of different people and let people be who they are. You know how many people came to me calling me gay cause I wear my jeans the fresh way? Or because...Read More


Sally Kern just can't shut up

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

"I am not saying everyone has to be Christian; this is not a homogenous nation. What you have to be is someone who believes in a Judeo-Christian ethic, in other words, in knowing there's a right and wrong. Not all...Read More


The Lesbian Menace

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

"Other signs that these women carried during the public march included one that read 'Vagina 100% Organic.' ...Reports of parents who were forced to keep their kids off the streets so that they would not be exposed to these lesbians...Read More


Ann Coulter threatens your life

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

"We need to execute people like John Walker in order to physically intimidate liberals, by making them realize that they can be killed too." -- Mistress of the Dark Ann Coulter Shocked? She wants you to be so she stays...Read More


Cyndi Lauper Lashes Out at Bush

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

"This community for me is my beloved community. This is not a money-making venture. I have been running with this community all my life, and when I hear people like George Bush talk about the gay community being anti-American it...Read More


Robert Novak retires his pen

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

"The details are being worked out with the doctors this week, but the tentative plan is for radiation and chemotherapy." -- Robert Novak, quitting his regular political column after his recent diagnosis of a brain tumor. Novak described the situation...Read More


Like a loose garment

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

"You should not suffer the past. You should be able to wear it like a loose garment, take it off and let it drop." -- African-American singer, composer, choral director and actress, Eva Jessye...Read More


All we want is a safe space...

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

"I can't tell you how happy I am that the judge agreed we have a right to create a safe space for gay students at my school. All we've ever wanted was to have a club to talk about tolerance...Read More


The Untapped Potential of Youth

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

"At a time with so much enthusiasm for change, there is much potential to be tapped into in terms of youth activism and involvement in politics that has not been seen since the 1960s." -- Eugene Resnick, an openly gay...Read More


Equal means Equal

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

"In Massachusetts equal means equal. Today by repealing the nearly century old law, we affirm the right of same-sex couples from out of state to marry in Massachusetts; to enjoy all of the protections of our good laws. Today by...Read More