08 Sep 2010

NC Law Enforcement wants warrantless access to your prescription records.

Please note: I couldn’t quite find a category for this item, but I feel it is very relevant to EVERYONE’S privacy, but especially the LGBT community due to the abuse potential by law enforcement. “Rogue” cops and prosecutors could use such access to specifically target people on HIV meds, hormone

26 May 2010

“Let ’em die” plan for poor HIV patients scrapped in Utah, not cost-effective

Saving Ryan White Salt Lake Tribune For years, applications for federal grants for Utah’s Ryan White program crossed the table of the Legislature’s Executive Appropriations Committee without comment or controversy. And no wonder. The program, heavily subsidized by the federal government, saves lives by helping low-income HIV/AIDS patients acquire health

25 May 2010

South Carolina adopting a “let ’em die” to poor with HIV

Hundreds protest HIV funding cuts The State But her good luck – and the luck of about 2,000 other South Carolinians living with HIV/AIDS – may not last. The current version of the state budget for the 2010-11 fiscal year, which starts July 1, eliminates all money for the Drug

31 Oct 2008

Palin again demonstrates she has no clue what she’s talking about

Palin Fears Media Threaten Her First Amendment Rights ABC News ABC News’ Steven Portnoy reports: In a conservative radio interview that aired in Washington, D.C. Friday morning, Republican vice presidential nominee Gov. Sarah Palin said she fears her First Amendment rights may be threatened by “attacks” from reporters who suggest

28 Oct 2008

Was McCain involved in a fatal car crash in 1964? Navy stonewalling!

News Orgs Investigate Possibly Fatal McCain ’64 Car Crash Huffington Post For the past two months, a major American magazine and an allied news service have been engaged in a legal battle with the United States Navy over records that they believe show that John McCain once was involved in

16 Oct 2008

GOP loves them some dead Obama jokes

Top Tampa GOP Figure Circulates Joke About Killing Obama Tampa Tribune Al Austin, a longtime, high-level Republican fundraiser from Tampa, today sent to his list of political contacts an e-mail containing a joke that refers to the assassination of Barack Obama. When asked about the e-mail, Austin said it was

06 Oct 2008

Hey everybody! Remember this 1999 financial bestseller?

I wonder what ever happened to that financial Nostradamus, Kevin Hassett? Oh yeah, now I remember: He currently serves as a senior economic adviser to the McCain 2008 presidential campaign. That explains SO much! Cross-posted from Thoughtcrimes.

16 Sep 2008

The Republican Economy: A Reality Check

U.S. stocks slammed; Dow industrials shed 504 points Marketwatch.com U.S. stocks tanked on Monday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average hit with its worst point and percentage drop in nearly seven years after Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. filed for bankruptcy and insurance giant American International Group Inc. scurried to raise

03 Sep 2008

Gosh, more inconvenient facts about Palin

McCain had criticized earmarks from Palin LA Times For much of his long career in Washington, John McCain has been throwing darts at the special spending system known as earmarking, through which powerful members of Congress can deliver federal cash for pet projects back home with little or no public

19 Aug 2008

Dungeons & Dragons Liberals vs. Risk NeoCons

A John McCain lackey posted this on the official web site today: It may be typical of the pro-Obama Dungeons & Dragons crowd to disparage a fellow countryman's memory of war from the comfort of mom's basement, but most Americans have the humility and gratitude to respect and learn from