29 Feb 2008

Friday Night Palate Cleanser

Nicholas Paton

29 Feb 2008

Late Late Nite FDL: Firedog Love & A Taste Of Zaire

I don’t know for sure but I like to think Fally Ipupa might translate to firedog.

29 Feb 2008

Late Night FDL: Tim Goeglein is John Galt, and other original conservative pensées

Tim Goeglein, according to the Washington Post, is “central to how this president operates — and wins elections.” Until recently, he also contributed thoughts on the nature of things to a newspaper in Indiana. Unfortunately, neither the thoughts nor the words used to express them were, not to put too fine a point on it, his.

29 Feb 2008

The Decalogue is more what you would call a set of “guidelines” than actual rules…

“Thou shalt not get caught” would have been a good one.

29 Feb 2008

McCain's other fundie bedmate, John Hagee

John Hagee, another megachurch pastor in McCain's corner who spews hate and bigotry, has an endorsement so coveted by the Arizona senator that he just can't let go of it. In fact, the Tool said that he was “pleased to have the endorsement of Pastor John Hagee,” who condemns Catholics,

29 Feb 2008

Ellen speaks out about the Lawrence King murder

Ellen DeGeneres took time on her show today to discuss the recent murder of gay 15-year-old Lawrence King by a classmate at E.O. Green Junior High in the Oxnard, CA. The boy was mercilessly teased and bullied for his gender non-conformity for some time. Kudos to Ellen for putting her

29 Feb 2008

Rule Of Law Still Clinging To Life

I’m sure it surprises no-one that AG Mukasey, Chuck Schumer’s handpicked, oh-so-principled replacement for AG-Squared, is totally on board with Operation Maximum Stonewall. Fortunately, Speaker Pelosi is not willing to let go.

29 Feb 2008

Sen Obama’s Open Letter to LGBT Community Echoes Out4Immigration’s Call

Senator Obama’s Open Letter to LGBT Community Echoes Out4Immigration’s Call for Equal Immigration Rights for Same-Sex Binational Couples Presidential Contender Says He Has “Worked to Improve” the Uniting American Families Act (UAFA) SAN FRANCISCO, CA-February 28, 2008 – Leading Democratic presidential contender Senator Barack Obama (D-IL) issued a statement to

29 Feb 2008

While We Are Asking Questions About Rev. Hagee…

There are few things in life as enjoyable as an enormous belly laugh. Not just the little snickery kind, but the sort that you can’t stop, with tears running down your cheeks, and the occasional snort as you try to suck in and out the air past the loud laughter. If I had a dollar for every time Molly Ivins work forced a loud, public guffaw out of me as I was reading, I’d never have to worry about my 401(k)…

29 Feb 2008

Dueling Fear Ads

Within hours after Hillary Clinton’s campaign released its “3:00 a.m. phone call” ad, Barack Obama’s campaign released his own response. It’s going to be a very interesting campaign.