31 Oct 2009

Maine Marriage Equality: No on 1 Gets Real Again

Imagine if you had to ask 275,000 people’s permission to marry. Here’s Jill Barkley from Maine demonstrating this by asking her fellow Mainers for permission to marry her girlfriend Diane and thus to Vote No on 1, which would preserve the right for all couples to marry in Maine. The

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31 Oct 2009

Dates/Locations of Note For ‘No On 1′ Events, Nov 1-3

Gonna be busy times this week! More below the fold…   MONDAY, NOVEMBER 1:   No on 1: RALLY FOR EQUALITY Type: Causes – Rally Network: Global Date: Monday, November 2, 2009 Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm Location: Monument Square, Portland Description Join us in our stand for marriage equality for EVERYONE! This

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31 Oct 2009

Late Late Night FDL: Scaredy Cat

Scaredy Cat starring Porky Pig and Slyvester. This Warner Bros. Merrie Melodies cartoon was released on December 18, 1948.

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31 Oct 2009

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31 Oct 2009

Late Night: You Know Who’s Just Not That into Tea-Bagging? God-Hating Gay Lesbian Vampires, That’s Who!

Glenn Reynolds says a lot of silly bullshit, but how’s this for a slice of fried wrong? The Gay Left and Tea Party Right might even want to talk to each other; they may find they’ve got more in common than they realize. Roy wants to know just how that

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31 Oct 2009

Scary

This person is considered influential enough in some circles to be invited onto Sunday gasbag shows Happy Halloween

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31 Oct 2009

Yanks-Phils, Game 3

Is it me, or are sportswriters determined to make Cole Hamels into a mirror image of A.J. Burnett? Read this Times piece, which centers around Hamels’ inconsistency. And sure: Hamels is inconsistent. But… so? Look at A.J. Burnett. He’s an inconsistent pitcher. And yet for all but one inning this

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31 Oct 2009

Problems with Tasers and Arming Police with Them

Last week, Taser International spokesman Steve Tuttle revealed that the use of Tasers, which are now standard-issue weapons for law enforcement personnel everywhere the United States, have serious risks. Unfortunately, he revealed that the makers of these weapons are more concerned with managing controversies caused by police abusing the weapons than with the people who are being killed by these supposedly safe weapons.

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31 Oct 2009

Race for Ted Kennedy’s Senate Seat Ignores Issues

Issues take a back seat in the Massachusetts Senate race.

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31 Oct 2009

Liberals Need a 12 Step Program – We Ask Taibbi What We Should Do Next

In his 2005 book, “Spanking the Donkey”, Matt Taibbi called Democrats “money junkies”. They keep asking us to trust them by giving them our votes and they promise they’ll fix stuff like health care. On our weekly radio show Saturday, October 31, Matt Taibbi will be our guest and we will ask him what we should do next.

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