30 Jun 2009

Paul Cameron Crawls Out from Under His Rock

 Cross-posted from: http://www.tips-q.com/1088864-paul-cameron-crawls-out-under-his-rock It was only a matter of time before some crackpot fundamentalist would try to associate the Lombard saga with same-sex couple adoption. Pseudo researcher Paul Cameron emerges with this little polemic. That peer reviewed research that he refers to is by a pay-per-publish vanity outlet called Psychological

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30 Jun 2009

Late Late Night FDL: Moonlight Sonata

BeethovenMoonlight Sonata.

What’s on your mind tonight?

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30 Jun 2009

I am become Couric, the destroyer of worlds

Katie Couric hides the dismembered bodies of hitchhikers in her basement

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30 Jun 2009

Revisiting don’t ask don’t tell

Another look at Obama’s positions on DADT

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30 Jun 2009

Boys… boys… boys. Fighting over a girl.
C’mon: bro-code, dudes.

I thought all the hoo-haw about the Vanity Fair article on Palin was just that, hoo-haw. Just like everyone else, I was looking for some good dirt, only to see a recitation of the same stuff I’ve known about starting back in October. The only revelation (to me, at least) was the way that Princess Snowbilly announced the birth of our savior, Lil Trigger:

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30 Jun 2009

Late Night: Fireworks and Tea Bagging

Ah, the 4th of July! Picnics, barbecues, fireworks and a new tradition, brought to you by the folks at Fox–tea parties!

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30 Jun 2009

Late Night: Fireworks and Tea Bagging

Ah, the 4th of July! Picnics, barbecues, fireworks and a new tradition, brought to you by the folks at Fox–tea parties! Forget the ice tea, it’s time to have more tea bagging, as promoted by that sexual maverick, South Carolina’s very own Mark Sanford, along with Glenn Beck and what appears to be the whole Fox news brigade.

Think Progress reports that

Fox News contributor and former News Corp. lobbyist Angela McGlowan is scheduled to appear at the Memphis tea party later this week.

So this is pretty much a Fox sanctioned, if not created event. Hey if you can’t report the news, just make it up.

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30 Jun 2009

Progressive Politics and the LGBT Movement, US-Russia Relations, and A Tribute to Michael Jackson

What can the progressive movement learn from the LGBT community? On the 40th anniversary of Stonewall there has been a good deal of reflection and soul searching on the role of the struggle for gay rights within the larger civil rights movement. Yesterday when Barack Obama met with gay couples in the White House he said, “It’s not for me to tell you to be patient any more than it was

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30 Jun 2009

Pride And Petulance

Today is Victory In Iraq Day. For Iraqis. Well, actually, it is the day American troops officially marked their exit from urban areas to be concentrated in centralized bases in the countryside. Not everybody is celebrating.

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