March 8, 2007

Indiana welcomes the Soulforce Equality Riders

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 08, 2007 | 11:31 PM | comments

From their press release:As the Riders on the eastbound bus were meeting with students and administrators on the Dordt College campus, the Riders on the westbound bus were supporting gay students at Notre Dame who attempted to speak publicly about...Read More

Would the real Brandt Hershman please stand up?

Filed by Bil Browning | March 08, 2007 | 4:56 PM | comments

Hmmm. Let's see here... We've got Brandt Hershman, Family Values Champion and Abortion Foe on one hand. Until the news reports surfaced that he'd forced his wife to have an abortion and then divorced her. Whoops. Then we have Brandt...Read More

HRC doesn't make the grade

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 08, 2007 | 2:14 PM | comments

According to Charity Navigator, the Human Rights Campaign isn't using your money all that efficiently (h/t to The Daily Dish). About 56% of their budget is devoted to "program expenses", the rest to fundraising or administrative costs. The HRC got...Read More

Freedom of speech in Turkey

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 08, 2007 | 1:02 PM | comments

This is really going to help Turkey with those EU aspirations:a video posting alleging that all Turks are gay, as was the modern Republic's beloved founder, Ataturk, proved too much. Turks are devoted to the memory of Ataturk, and slandering...Read More

When Brandt Hershman comes calling

Filed by Bil Browning | March 08, 2007 | 12:28 PM | comments

It seems like the Advance Indiana post from yesterday about Democratic State Representative Scott Pelath struck a chord in the Statehouse. After all, how often is that you get a phone call from a Republican senator to defend a Democratic...Read More

Mitch makes Jib-Jab

Filed by Bil Browning | March 08, 2007 | 11:45 AM | comments

Hat tip to Political Junkie and Taking Down Words for this gem. (See, I knew Tulley could link to something other than an Indy Star story!) You know you've made the big time when Jib-Jab does a parody of you....Read More

Passing on a smile

Filed by Bil Browning | March 08, 2007 | 10:28 AM | comments

I'm feeling much better today, thanks for asking! I thought I'd share something that a friend sent me last night to cheer up my sneezy evening. It was so cute I had to pass it on to you. Maybe it'll...Read More

First Republicans Event: Bringing You Up to Speed!

Filed by Chris Douglas | March 08, 2007 | 6:55 AM | comments

First Republicans will be hosting a series of groundlevel political briefings in a convivial cocktail setting in the Presidential Suite at the Columbia Club in Indianapolis on March 22nd at 5:30 pm. We welcome all -- voter, political aspirant, office...Read More

Hillary at the HRC

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 08, 2007 | 6:28 AM | comments

She apparently doesn't support the repeal of DOMA, but if she gets the rest of that agenda done while in office, she will have been the most pro-LGBT president ever. But you have to wonder how much she actually...Read More


Quote of the day

Filed by Ed Team | March 08, 2007 | 6:23 AM | comments

"No matter what side of the argument you are on, you always find people on your side that you wish were on the other." -- Jascha Heifetz (A hat tip to for yet another great quote find!)...Read More