Quote of the Day: August 2012

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Sen. Graham Reiterates the Truth

Filed by Rodrigo Ugarte | August 31, 2012 | 9:30 AM | comments

The GOP and minorities don't get along very well. Sen. Graham knows this and knows the GOP cannot survive without them so perhaps it's time that Republicans change their policies.Read More


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Modern Family Values

Filed by Joseph Gentile | August 30, 2012 | 9:30 AM | comments

Executive producer, and co-creator, Steve Levitan of ABC's Modern Family invites superfan Ann Romney to be included into the Pritchett family fold IF she rebuffs the Republican Party's treatment of marriage exclusively as the union of one man, one woman.Read More


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Maddow Rips Into Christie's Speech

Filed by Rodrigo Ugarte | August 29, 2012 | 9:30 AM | comments

Chris Christie would much rather talk about himself than Mitt Romney even though it's Mitt's night. Rachel Maddow highlights how flawed Christie's speech was. Read More


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I Don't

Filed by Joseph Gentile | August 28, 2012 | 9:30 AM | comments

Openly gay, former Republican Congressman Jim Kolbe of Arizona admits that the current party platform debated at the Republican National Convention might be "out of touch" with the cultural mainstream. I bet in four years, nobody's going to ask to see President Barack Obama's birth certificate either.Read More


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Jeb Bush Tells GOP to Change Tactics

Filed by Rodrigo Ugarte | August 27, 2012 | 9:30 AM | comments

Despite all the radical fear mongering and nonsense spewed by many Republicans, can the GOP change so that it can survive?Read More


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Orange You Glad For My Endorsement

Filed by Joseph Gentile | August 26, 2012 | 9:30 AM | comments

Former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist of Florida offers his endorsement in the Tampa Bay Times to President Barack Obama, a Democrat. It's alleged Florida's GOP leadership blackmailed Crist, a moderate Republican, by leaking details about Crist's gay affairs to extract favors.Read More


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The GOProud Fetish Party in Tampa

Filed by Bil Browning | August 25, 2012 | 3:00 PM | comments

"Hey, I got nothing about a good fetish party. I do think, however, that if you're trying to kiss the GOP's gay-hating ass - like the sponsor of this party, GOProud, is doing - then you might want to avoid...Read More


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Coulter Blasts Akin

Filed by Rodrigo Ugarte | August 24, 2012 | 9:30 AM | comments

Conservatives continue to denounce Todd Akin but this infighting may not change anything about the GOP. Hopefully the Democrats exploit this. Read More


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Gender New-tral

Filed by Joseph Gentile | August 23, 2012 | 9:30 AM | comments

Micah explains for cisgendered folks about the idiosyncrasies of identifying as both asexual, and agender; preferring a body image that embraces gender-neutrality after laser hair removal, a double mastectomy, light hormone therapy, and rejecting pronouns that didn't fit "they."Read More


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The Playboy Sides With Equality

Filed by Rodrigo Ugarte | August 22, 2012 | 9:30 AM | comments

Another straight ally speaks in favor of LGBT rights, though this time in an unlikely place. Read More


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Mitt Romney, Bridezilla

Filed by Joseph Gentile | August 21, 2012 | 9:30 AM | comments

Keeping with tradition, the Republican Party Draft Platform takes aim at the existential threat of same-sex marriage, despite prodding from the Log Cabin Republicans that a vow to uphold the "dignity and respect" of all Americans meant them. Read More


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Rape Victims Don't Get Pregnant According to GOP Representative

Filed by Rodrigo Ugarte | August 20, 2012 | 9:30 AM | comments

Rep. Todd Akin believes that women can be illegitimately raped, whatever that means. That makes rape no excuse for abortions. Read More


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Hold Me, Bro

Filed by Joseph Gentile | August 19, 2012 | 9:30 AM | comments

Bloggers Brett and Kate McKay exhume "the lost art of manliness," and reveal examples of "manliness in action" that defy modern day stereotypes about male intimacy.Read More


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Whoops! Nevermind the Crucifix Dildo Part of the Story

Filed by Ed Team | August 18, 2012 | 4:00 PM | comments

"C.W. Nevius' column about Most Holy Redeemer banning drag queen performers incorrectly stated that entertainer Peaches Christ appeared at an event at the church's hall with a dildo shaped like a crucifix. He did not appear at the event, nor...Read More


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Reid Won't Believe It Until the Papers Are In Front of Him

Filed by Rodrigo Ugarte | August 17, 2012 | 9:30 AM | comments

Do you think what Romney's saying about his taxes is true? Sen. Reid doesn't think so. Read More


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Hate the Sin

Filed by Joseph Gentile | August 16, 2012 | 9:30 AM | comments

Christian blogger Steve Thorngate of "The Christian Century," an ecumenical newsmagazine, debates the fairness of the Southern Poverty Law Center's (SPLC) "hate group" label as it applies to the Family Research Council after Wednesday's shooting of a security guard.Read More


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A New Reason to Read the 'Song of Fire and Ice' Series

Filed by Rodrigo Ugarte | August 15, 2012 | 9:30 AM | comments

The author of Game of Thrones expresses his opinions on the GOP's voting laws and he isn't happy. Read More


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Legally Blunt

Filed by Joseph Gentile | August 14, 2012 | 9:30 AM | comments

Broadway actor John Carroll exercises his First Amendment right to chew out colleague Bailey Noel Hanks, the star of "MTV's Legally Blonde - The Musical: The Search for Elle Woods," for frequenting Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day. Read More


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Was Ryan A Wise Decision? Maddow Doesn't Think So

Filed by Rodrigo Ugarte | August 13, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

Rachel Maddow doesn't think Ryan will help the Romney campaign and defended her argument against Rich Lowry from the National Review. Read More


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EmbryOHNOSHEDIDN'T!

Filed by Joseph Gentile | August 12, 2012 | 9:30 AM | comments

Novelist Ayn Rand, the object of presumptive Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryans's impure affections, speaks freely about reproductive rights. Read More


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Romney's 'Gutless Pandering'

Filed by Bil Browning | August 11, 2012 | 12:45 PM | comments

"Ryan's opposition to civil rights for LGBT people certainly matches Mitt Romney's, but unlike Romney's gutless pandering to the religious right, Ryan is a true believer. For LGBT voters, there's nothing in this pick but more disappointment and disregard." --...Read More


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Madonna Speaks Up for Russia's Gays

Filed by Rodrigo Ugarte | August 10, 2012 | 9:30 AM | comments

Madonna kept her promise and stood up for LGBT people in Russia. Good for you Madge!Read More


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Oral Kombat

Filed by Joseph Gentile | August 09, 2012 | 9:30 AM | comments

In the heat of the Olympic moment, an Iranian wrestler loses his inhibitions, and ends up pinning his coach in a liplock. Read More


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Have We Seen Much Change With Obama?

Filed by Rodrigo Ugarte | August 08, 2012 | 9:30 AM | comments

They're very different but it might be more important to notice how Obama and Bush are alike. Read More


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Though Shalt Not Pass

Filed by Joseph Gentile | August 07, 2012 | 9:30 AM | comments

Pres. Barack Obama isn't about to feed the Westboro Baptist Trolls. Read More


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Priebus Calls Reid 'A Dirty Liar'

Filed by Rodrigo Ugarte | August 06, 2012 | 9:30 AM | comments

The name calling in American politics continues. Priebus could've come up with a witty comeback or damaging allegation of his own...Read More


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Our Milkshake

Filed by Joseph Gentile | August 05, 2012 | 9:30 AM | comments

Chick-fil-A's Peach Milkshake brings the haters to their yard, but our straight friends are better than yours! Read More


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PFLAG Supports Chick-fil-A (Kinda)

Filed by Bil Browning | August 04, 2012 | 1:19 PM | comments

"While we find his beliefs and actions to be deeply damaging, PFLAG National supports Chick-fil-A President Dan Cathy's right to freely express those beliefs, religious or otherwise. And no matter how destructive the action, or how much we disagree with...Read More


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Bloomberg Opposes Obama's Stance on Guns

Filed by Rodrigo Ugarte | August 03, 2012 | 8:30 AM | comments

Mayor Bloomberg disagrees with Obama's stance to continue enforcing current gun laws. Bloomberg favors stricter control. Read More


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True Style Never Dies

Filed by Joseph Gentile | August 02, 2012 | 8:30 AM | comments

Made famous by his unapologetic depiction of homosexuality in his third novel, "The City and the Pillar," openly gay social critic Gore Vidal wasn't shy to offend. He died yesterday at the age of 86. Read More


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Clinton Lauds Republicans Who Defended Abedin

Filed by Rodrigo Ugarte | August 01, 2012 | 8:30 AM | comments

Decorum slowly reemerges within the GOP, causing a rift of opinions between those who denounce baseless attacks against a civil servant and those making said attacks. Read More