Quote of the Day: February 2012

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One Million Moms Boycott Toys 'R' Us Over Archie Comic

Filed by James Holmes | February 29, 2012 | 12:43 PM | comments

"We stand by Life with Archie #16. As I've said before, Riverdale is a safe, welcoming place that does not judge anyone. It's an idealized version of America that will hopefully become reality someday. We're sorry the American Family Association/OneMillionMoms.com...Read More


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NH Sen Jeanne Shaheen Says 'I Do Too'

Filed by Bil Browning | February 28, 2012 | 9:11 AM | comments

"I'm proud to join Freedom to Marry's 'Democrats: Say, I Do' campaign. Along with the more than 20,000 Americans who have already signed the online petition, I call on the Democratic Platform Committee to affirm the freedom to marry in...Read More


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Lucy Lawless Occupies Arctic Oil Drilling Ship

Filed by Bil Browning | February 27, 2012 | 9:15 AM | comments

"This chapter has ended, but the story of the battle to save the Arctic has just begun. Seven of us climbed up that drillship to stop Arctic drilling, but 133,000 of us came down. We did what we came to...Read More


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The Support of Civil Law Isn't Needed

Filed by Bil Browning | February 26, 2012 | 4:26 PM | comments

"I as a Catholic have absolutely no right in my thinking to foist through legislation or through other means, my doctrine of my church upon others. It is important to note that Catholics do not need the support of the...Read More


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Getting the Facts 'Straight'

Filed by Bil Browning | February 25, 2012 | 1:30 PM | comments

"It's important to address the persistent false reports in the media that the death penalty has been removed from the bill. Those false reports have been reported as though they were fact since December, 2009... On February 7, 2012, the...Read More


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Birds of a Feather

Filed by Bil Browning | February 24, 2012 | 11:17 AM | comments

"I endorse Paul Babeu based on his distinguished record of service to his country both in the military and as a law enforcement officer. I think he has a solid understanding of the short and long-term economic problems that face...Read More


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The GOP Debate's Secret Code

Filed by Bil Browning | February 23, 2012 | 8:30 AM | comments

"When you hear the candidates talk about 'job creators,' that's just another way of saying 'rich people' or 'the guy bankrolling my super Pac.' When someone says 'family values,' that's to remind the audience that they don't like gay people;...Read More


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The Grammys Were Victimized By Chris Brown?

Filed by Bil Browning | February 22, 2012 | 9:45 AM | comments

"We're glad to have [Chris Brown] back. I think people deserve a second chance, you know. If you'll note, he has not been on the Grammys for the past few years and it may have taken us a while to...Read More


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Whitney Houston Killed by Illuminati?

Filed by Bil Browning | February 21, 2012 | 9:09 AM | comments

"Whitney was sacrificed aka thrown from the freedom train, and done away with a day before the Grammy's as a industry ritual. She was found dead in a bath tub within the hotel of Clive Davis Pre- Grammy Awards party....Read More


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This Is Becoming a Popular Excuse

Filed by Bil Browning | February 20, 2012 | 3:50 PM | comments

"I get a ton of questions about when Dax and I are getting married. I usually blow them off because it's nobody's business. To be honest with you -- and this is the first time I've ever said this to...Read More


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UN Islamic Bloc Rejects LGBT Rights Appeal

Filed by Bil Browning | February 19, 2012 | 11:02 AM | comments

"We note with concern the attempts to create controversial "new notions" or "new standards" by misinterpreting the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and international treaties to include such notions that were never articulated or agreed to by the UN membership....Read More


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History Will Remember

Filed by Bil Browning | February 18, 2012 | 11:40 AM | comments

"This is a vote history will want to know, at the end of the day, what side you were on, whether it's women's suffrage or ending segregation laws, history will remember those who had the moral courage to do what...Read More


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What's the Proper Advice for This Problem?

Filed by Bil Browning | February 17, 2012 | 11:30 AM | comments

"My fraternal twin and I (both men) are in our late 30s. We were always extremely close and shared a bedroom growing up. When we were 12 we gradually started experimenting sexually with each other. After a couple of years,...Read More


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Melissa Harris-Perry on Obama's Evolution

Filed by Bil Browning | February 16, 2012 | 9:17 AM | comments

"Am I gonna vote for him? Yeah, I'm gonna vote for the president. But am I irritated by him talking about an 'evolving' position on marriage when he's the child of an interracial couple? That's nuts. You know, like, stop....Read More


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Matt Taibi Savages HRC for Goldman Sachs Honors

Filed by Bil Browning | February 15, 2012 | 9:30 AM | comments

"This is an extremely unfortunate error by the HRC, which in making [Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd] Blankfein a spokesman for this important political campaign has allowed one of the most relentless enemies of the poor and the disadvantaged to use...Read More


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Ohio Politicians 'Come Out' for Marriage Equality

Filed by Bil Browning | February 14, 2012 | 11:51 AM | comments

"The Columbus City Council, with the help of Mayor Coleman, has worked to make Columbus the most inclusive city possible for people of all sexual orientations. In the last few years, we have amended the City Code to fight discrimination...Read More


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The Self Destruction of the GOP

Filed by Bil Browning | February 13, 2012 | 10:17 AM | comments

"For decades the G.O.P. has won elections by appealing to social and racial divisions, only to turn after each victory to deregulation and tax cuts for the wealthy -- a process that reached its epitome when George W. Bush won...Read More


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Maddow & the Fox News Bat Signal

Filed by Bil Browning | February 12, 2012 | 11:30 AM | comments

"Their rules are precisely what was proposed by Olympia Snowe and other Republicans in 2001, but yet they were being denounced as some sort of liberal abomination. It is in fact such a liberal abomination, that anybody who disagrees with...Read More


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I'd Like to Solve the Puzzle: Is It Asshole?

Filed by Bil Browning | February 11, 2012 | 9:54 AM | comments

"Majority rules. We were born with natural rights. We don't need civil rights. [African-Americans] don't need civil rights. They don't need them. They have inalienable rights granted by God in the Constitution. I mean, I'm discriminated against all the time....Read More


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State Department Condemns Russian Anti-Gay Legislation

Filed by Bil Browning | February 10, 2012 | 9:43 AM | comments

"We are concerned by proposed local legislation in Russia that would severely restrict freedoms of expression and assembly for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals, and indeed all Russians. As Secretary Clinton has said, gay rights are human rights...Read More


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JC Penny Will Increase Breast Cancer & Vaginal Cancer Rates?

Filed by Bil Browning | February 09, 2012 | 8:30 AM | comments

"Will America's young women be just a bit more likely to experiment with lesbianism now that JCPenney is mainstreaming it? Too any objective observer, the answer must be yes... Research has indicated that lesbians suffer from increased levels of depression,...Read More


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Roland Martin Apologizes

Filed by Bil Browning | February 08, 2012 | 8:30 AM | comments

"To those who construed my comment as being anti-gay or homophobic or advancing violence, I'm truly sorry. I can certainly understand how someone could come to a different conclusion than the one I meant. I'm disheartened that my words would...Read More


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Another Rabid Conspiracy Theory

Filed by Bil Browning | February 07, 2012 | 9:31 AM | comments

"What then does this say about the silence of non-trans gay men and lesbians regarding an elite handful of gay male bloggers who (to maximize gay animosity toward the notion of any energy being expended on the more legitimate of...Read More


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'Smack the Ish Out of Him'

Filed by Bil Browning | February 06, 2012 | 8:26 AM | comments

"If a dude at your Super Bowl party is hyped about David Beckham's H&M underwear ad, smack the ish out of him! #superbowl" -- CNN commentator Roland Martin on Twitter last night during the big game. Martin has a history...Read More


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Boycotting Starbucks

Filed by Bil Browning | February 05, 2012 | 11:56 AM | comments

"There's more than coffee brewing at Starbucks. There's controversy too... Starbucks is stirring the pot all right, but with a liberal agenda that's got customers shaking their heads. In the fight over marriage in Washington State, the Seattle company is...Read More


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This Is the Result of Religious Indoctrination

Filed by Bil Browning | February 04, 2012 | 12:13 PM | comments

"I want to talk first of all about something I heard from the very beginning by people of this Legislature that we are bigots as people of faith, because we do not hold that homosexual marriage should be codified. That...Read More


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If Gwyneth Paltrow's Daughter Is a Lesbian...

Filed by Bil Browning | February 03, 2012 | 8:30 AM | comments

"I've been saving my clothes for her since before she was born. I was like, I'll bet you anything I'll have a daughter, and she'll be a really cool butch lesbian and be so above clothes, and I got a...Read More


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Timothy Phelps of Westboro Fame Endorses Obama

Filed by Ed Team | February 02, 2012 | 8:30 AM | comments

"These people claim to be Christian, New Gingrich and Mitt Romney and some of them others. They aren't pure followers of Jesus Christ. I wouldn't trust [any] of them with a handful of change to go get me some bubble...Read More


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Arizona Gay State Rep to Run for Gabby Gifford's Congressional Seat

Filed by Bil Browning | February 01, 2012 | 8:37 AM | comments

"Moving forward I believe the best thing that we can do is to honor her strength, and conviction, and her leadership, by getting somebody, quickly, because we don't have much time, into that seat who is going to carry forward...Read More