Quote of the Day: November 2011

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Don't Hold Them Responsible

Filed by Bil Browning | November 30, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

"Methamphetamine is an insidious drug that causes enormous collateral damage. If Mr. Wallace is no longer in business he has perhaps become part of that collateral damage, for it was not a result of DEA regulations, but rather the selfish...Read More


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Profoundly Irresponsible

Filed by Ed Team | November 29, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

"But when a saga popular with pre-adolescent girls peaks romantically on a night that leaves the heroine to wake up covered with bruises in the shape of her husband's hands - and when that heroine then spends the morning explaining...Read More


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What NOM Really Means...

Filed by Bil Browning | November 28, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

"This position underscores a view of marriage: marriage is so irrelevant, that we can deny it to unions of husband and wife, because equality trumps all." -- From the National Organization for Marriage's blog referring to a North Carolina church's...Read More


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The Gays vs Pot Smokers

Filed by Bil Browning | November 27, 2011 | 9:00 AM | comments

"The government estimates about 23 million people use [marijuana] monthly, willing to live illegally rather than obey unjust laws. By becoming increasingly visible and outspoken, marijuana activists have pushed repeal much further than the most baked reformer would have thought...Read More


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Semen Gives You Demons

Filed by Bil Browning | November 26, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

"Why wouldn't it be reasonable that if people crawl around on the floor of bars and have homosexual sex, that they would pick up demonic power? We definitely cleanse and bind demonic powers out of females' uterus cavities, out of...Read More


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The Impossible Brain Teaser

Filed by Ed Team | November 25, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

"If God punishes countries that tolerate homosexuality - if tolerance for openly gay people destroys empires - why are the most intolerant, anti-gay countries on earth always such screaming shitholes?" -- Dan Savage from "Brain Teaser for Homophobes"...Read More


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Obama's Note from the 99%

Filed by Bil Browning | November 23, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

"Mr. President: Over 4000 peaceful protesters have been arrested. While banksters continue to destroy the American economy (with impunity) You must stop the assault on our 1st ammendment (sic) rights. Your silence sends a message that police brutality is acceptable....Read More


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Pope: AIDS Is an Ethical Problem

Filed by Bil Browning | November 22, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

"Above all, it is an ethical problem. The change of behavior that it requires - for example, sexual abstinence, rejection of sexual promiscuity, fidelity within marriage - ultimately involves the question of integral development, which demands a global approach and...Read More


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Homeless Gay Teen Describes Current Life

Filed by Bil Browning | November 21, 2011 | 8:45 AM | comments

"The day after my 18th birthday this year, my adopted parent kicked me out. At the time, I was really infatuated with this guy, and she was listening to my phone calls. She started telling my family, 'He is this,...Read More


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That Was EX-Mormon, You Fool

Filed by Ed Team | November 20, 2011 | 9:30 AM | comments

"Portraying me publicly as a happy Mormon that is proud to endorse the LDS church undermines who I am personally and professionally and damages the credibility of both me and the book I have written chronicling my journey both in...Read More


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Trickle Up Jeebus

Filed by Ed Team | November 19, 2011 | 9:33 AM | comments

"You're not productive. We're ain't giving to you if you're not productive and that's the message. The way it's supposed to work is if you're productive, it's going to trickle down to you. But if you think the guy who...Read More


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NPH: Not a Role Model

Filed by Ed Team | November 18, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

"I sort of go out of my way not to be Soap Box Johnny. We're super happy to lead by example, but even to define ourselves in any kind of leadership position I think is awkward. I cringe when I...Read More


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Not the Start of a Brand New Life

Filed by Bil Browning | November 17, 2011 | 8:45 AM | comments

"This isn't the start of some brand-new life. I actually like a lot about the one I already have. But now the fear and paranoia are gone. And my life can finally make sense to the people who matter to...Read More


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Probably Auto-Penned Too

Filed by Bil Browning | November 16, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

"Considering that she was a member of Congress and he [Speaker John Boehner] was the highest-ranking member, we thought he'd ask to visit Gabby or at least give a call to see how she was doing. Our only contact with...Read More


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How Do You Reconcile That?

Filed by Ed Team | November 15, 2011 | 10:14 AM | comments

?"You adamantly oppose gay rights... but you've also been married three times and admitted to having an affair with your current wife while you were still married to your second. As a successful politician who's considering running for president, who...Read More


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Dame Judi Dench Is Afraid of the Dark & Has a Temper

Filed by Ed Team | November 14, 2011 | 8:15 AM | comments

"I'm very frightened of worms, ever since one jumped into my sandal when I was a little girl. I can get on with a snake, just not worms. And I hate the dark; I used to get claustrophobic in the...Read More


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Denying Another Constitutional Protections

Filed by Ed Team | November 13, 2011 | 10:50 AM | comments

No matter our color. No matter our faith tradition. Those who stand for love and justice are not about to fall for their trick. No matter how you feel personally about same-sex marriage, no one, especially those of us whose...Read More


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The Roots of Comedy

Filed by Bil Browning | November 12, 2011 | 9:30 AM | comments

"Comedy comes from a good or a bad place. The subject of a joke isn't necessarily the target of the joke. You can make jokes about race without any race being the butt of the joke. Racism itself can be...Read More


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Depends on Whether or Not You Count Merab

Filed by Bil Browning | November 11, 2011 | 8:45 AM | comments

"Marriage is not some prize that liberals can award to a small, vocal and already well-off special interest group. Marriage between one man and one woman was created prior to the formation of any governments and is given benefits by...Read More


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The Penguin Is Mitt Romney's Alter-Ego

Filed by Bil Browning | November 10, 2011 | 8:49 AM | comments

"The Penguin is NO ONE'S favorite Batman villain. everyone loves The Joker, Two Face, Catwoman, Scarecrow... but no one ever cites the Penguin as their favorite Batman villain. And yet because he's a classic (and classy), they keep trotting him...Read More


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AZ Top Ed Chief Apologizes for Anti-Gay Remarks

Filed by Ed Team | November 09, 2011 | 8:48 AM | comments

"Every child deserves to learn in a safe, healthy and positive educational environment, one that celebrates all our differences rather than one that alienates others for being different. While I cannot undo what I have said in the past, I...Read More


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Queer Studies: Less than Animals

Filed by Ed Team | November 08, 2011 | 9:44 AM | comments

"'Queer studies' teaches you can do anything sexual you want without negative consequences or moral accountability to God, and that you have no ability to choose whether or not to engage in sexual behaviors. This philosophy essentially turns man into...Read More


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Congress' Most Absent Member

Filed by Ed Team | November 07, 2011 | 9:08 AM | comments

"Mr. Young did not respond to a request made on the House floor last Thursday to discuss the matter, because, in fact, he was not there." -- From a New York Times article about the member of Congress who has...Read More


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Our Demigod?

Filed by Ed Team | November 06, 2011 | 9:47 AM | comments

"Hell hath no spitfire like a lisping gay scorned, so it's no surprise today to see legions of gays angrily sassafrasshing and sashaying all around their demigod Joe My God in heated fury and trying to scratch the skin off...Read More


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Satanic Gay Babies Catholic Writer Resigns

Filed by Ed Team | November 05, 2011 | 11:00 AM | comments

"Mr. Avila's dangerous view that Satan causes people to become gay has no place in any credible news publication, whether it be mainstream or religious press. He ignored not only the widely accepted science that same-sex attraction is normal, but...Read More


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We're Still a Leaderless Population

Filed by Ed Team | November 04, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

"I don't look back. I look to today and to what we still have to do in the days to come. What we achieved in the past has always been haphazard and more often by luck than by skill. We're...Read More


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Just Drive the Damn Bus

Filed by Ed Team | November 03, 2011 | 3:39 PM | comments

"You bitches need to get off the bus... I can't stand fags." -- A Chicago Transit Authority bus driver to a male couple who were kicked off the bus for kissing....Read More


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He Must Not Love God Enough

Filed by Bil Browning | November 02, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

"The nonbinding resolution "encourages the public display of the national motto in all public buildings, public schools, and other government institutions." Displaying "In God We Trust" on public property is appropriate in some circumstances. There is no need to push...Read More


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Justifying Child Molestation

Filed by Ed Team | November 01, 2011 | 9:13 AM | comments

"We were following exactly the national recommendations of the Boy Scouts of America and its board who set up the rules. You do not want to broadcast to the entire population that these things happen. You take care of it...Read More