31 Dec 2007

The lily white rep of the Bush admin….LOL

TPM Muckraker has a wonderful laundry list of the members of the Bush misadministration: http://www.tpmmuckraker.com/archives/004951.php  Of course we have to wait a year to see how many of these crooks Dubya will pardon on his way out of office.  Will he finally grant a pardon to “Scooter”?  If he lets

17 Dec 2007

NJ bans death penalty

http://apnews.excite.com/article/20071217/D8TJCK9G0.html “TRENTON, N.J. (AP) – Gov. Jon S. Corzine signed into law Monday a measure that abolishes the death penalty, making New Jersey the first state in more than four decades to reject capital punishment. The bill, approved last week by the state's Assembly and Senate, replaces the death sentence

15 Dec 2007

Ind. Congresswoman Julia Carson has lost her battle with lung cancer

December 15, 2007 · Rep. Julia Carson (D-Ind.), the first African-American and the first woman to represent Indianapolis, died of lung cancer Saturday. Carson was an outspoken opponent of the war in Iraq. She was also champion of children's issues, women's right, and efforts to reduce homelessness. http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=17288372 She was

02 Dec 2007

Larry Craig in the Sunday Idaho Statesman “More gay men describe sexual encounters with U.S. Sen.”

Warning: The Idaho Statesman has a warning that the audio clips they have links to include explicit language. http://www.idahostatesman.com/eyepiece/story/226703.html "David Phillips. Mike Jones. Greg Ruth. Tom Russell. Four gay men, willing to put their names in print and whose allegations can't be disproved, have come forward since news of U.S.

26 Nov 2007

Trent Lott possibly resigning due to gay hooker scandal???

Big Head DC broke the story (link may be down due to high server traffic): http://bigheaddc.com/2007/11/26/trent-lott-fallout-the-gay-escort-who-knew-too-much/ The story is  also noted on JoeMyGod –  http://www.haloscan.com/tb/joemygod/2562430040945232020/  and  DailyKos – http://www.dailykos.com/story/2007/11/26/182252/92 The guy is now denying it, but then again, he is the one who chastised Mr. Jones for talking about  Ted

16 Nov 2007

I thought the war in Iraq was going well….maybe not

Army Desertion Rate Up 80 Pct. Since '03 – from AP wire. http://hosted.ap.org… “Soldiers strained by six years at war are deserting their posts at the highest rate since 1980, with the number of Army deserters this year showing an 80 percent increase since the United States invaded Iraq in

14 Nov 2007

Abstinance still ain’t working

Picked up from Joe.My.God: http://www.haloscan…. CDC to report 50% increase in HIV infections. Link to referenced Washington Blade article: http://www.washblade… I'll say it again…abstinance isn't working. Please use your head and practice safe sex if you are going to have sex! 

13 Nov 2007

Abstinance ain’t working

“More than 1 million cases of chlamydia were reported in the United States last year – the most ever reported for a sexually transmitted disease, federal health officials said Tuesday.“ Numbers are on the rise for chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis in the US:  http://apnews.excite… Condom education needs to be a

27 Oct 2007

You won’t find this story in the US MSM…

http://news.bbc.co.u…   Fema sorry for 'fake' conference “The US Federal Emergency Management Administration has apologised for having its employees pose as reporters at a hastily arranged news conference. No actual reporters were able to attend Fema's televised briefing on the fires in California on Tuesday because they were only given

25 Oct 2007

Larry “Wide Stance” Craig had legal counsel that ended four days before his toe tapping arrest

So….he had consulted with lawyers. “Craig, who pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct following his arrest in a June 11 police sting at an airport men's room, hired Washington lawyer Billy Martin and public relations executive Judy Smith in late January or early February, spokesman Dan Whiting said Wednesday.” http://www.cnn.com/2… He