Mahoning County Democratic Party Chairman David Betras wrote a letter to the editor in today’s Boardman News in response to attacks by the Chairman of the Columbiana County Republican Party (because the Mahoning County Republican Party apparently doesn’t exist.)
Apparently, the editor of the paper felt that Betras was ignoring an “elephant in the room” so he decided to add this “special” comment at the end of Betras’ letter:
Yes, what kind of message does it send to have the Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee come into our community, with children present, and speak […]Full Story... →
Maybe Alo Konsen is right. I’m quite certain there were no racist or homophobic remarks hurled at Waxman, Frank, or Lewis. I’m having a hard time finding a single piece of evidence of racial undercurrents at any teabagger rally anywhere.
There is just no precedent for such behavior at teabagging rallies!
Oh, did I mention the “faggot” remark was actually caught on tape? I’m sure Alo will argue that they bleeped out the word “friend”.
LOL. How’s life in Delusionville Alo? I’ll see your […]Full Story... →
I got the sense today that Barack Obama was tired. Tired of the hatred and fear-mongering insanity that has gripped not just Republicans, but Democrats as well. I know I get tired when I have to endure the same types of slurs I saw used against blacks in the south now retooled to attack anyone of a Middle Eastern heritage or having a name that is not familiar to the average Anglo-Saxon Caucasoid. I get tired when I see the same type of fear and ignorance […]Full Story... →
No comment needed except… 1) Wow! and 2) It will be interesting to see how this story will play out alongside the presidential primary election cycle. Surely there will be a hailstorm of commentary on that over the next few days.
DES MOINES, Iowa – A Polk County judge on Thursday struck down Iowa’s law banning gay marriage and ordered the county recorder to permit gay and lesbian couples to marry.
Less than two hours after word of the ruling was publicized, two Des Moines men applied at the Polk County recorder’s office for a marriage license, and for the first time the application was accepted. The process of granting a license to marry in Iowa takes three days.Full Story... →
“The American people will forgive us for being sinners. They will not forgive us for being hypocrites.”
But I’d take it a step further by asking: who really cares if Larry Craig is gay?
I certainly don’t. I don’t even care if he wants to meet people in a bathroom to have sex.
Being a lying hypocrite, though- that’s a different story.
The fact is: a lot of people are gay. It doesn’t make them sinners and it certainly doesn’t make them bad political […]Full Story... →
From yesterday’s Cinci Enquirer blog:
Two women convicted of falsifying election petitions to meet quotas for bonuses were put on probation and ordered to do 200 hours of community service, but a judge said they were minor players in a much larger ?mean-spirited campaign.?
Hamilton County Common Pleas Judge Robert Ruehlman reiterated Monday what he said last month when Lois Mingo and Precilla Ward pleaded guilty to charges of election falsification: that State Rep. Tom Brinkman, who headed up the petition drive for the unsuccessful effort last year to repeal the city?s gay rights ordinance, should be charged.
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I’m not exactly sure what Matt Naugle’s problem is, but he seems unable to resist implying that Ted Strickland is gay, and prefers younger men. Let’s not forget the innuendos about Strickland’s vacation with a staffer, and that his wife may not even live with him. Of course, all of these “allegations” are implied rather than said directly, and all done without any shred of evidence. Not that it matters in the final analysis – I couldn’t care less if we had a gay governor.
One might think that Naugle does this to attempt to discredit Strickland with the […]Full Story... →
They have ALL the best wingnut writers like Ken Blackwell and, of course, Rush Limbaugh’s brother David.
With such a wonderful pool of ‘talent’, you’d expect to find writing on a wide range of conservative topics. But, for some reason, the topic du jour is still ‘the gays want to take away YOUR rights’
This is from David Limbaugh’s latest article Another Lesson In Selective Tolerance:
People who don’t think the radical homosexual lobby is trying to force its views on society probably aren’t paying close attention. Increasingly, in various parts of this nation, […]Full Story... →
You might consider this lazy blogging, but I don’t care. I saw a deleted scene from the movie Knocked Up this morning, and it’s hilarious. Foul, graphic, and potentially disturbing, but hilarious none-the-less.
Oh yeah, it highlights the double-standards between male and female sexuality in popular media.
After the jump, due to it’s vulgarity.Full Story... →
That’s the headline the kooks over at CovenantNews.com ran for the story about the violence at a Gay Pride parade in central Moscow the other day.
The Gulf Times provides a less-homophobic view:
Russian police detain gays as punches and eggs fly
MOSCOW: Russian nationalists shouting ?death to homosexuals? punched and kicked demonstrators calling for the right to hold a Gay Pride parade in central Moscow yesterday while riot police detained dozens of gay protesters.
Two European parliamentarians were among those held as they tried to present a petition asking Moscow mayor […]Full Story... →
I guess since Bizzy takes a shot at me (ostensibly for something I didn’t write), and shuts down comments – I’ll comment here. First off, I asked Brian to blog here and I’m not in the habit of trying to police that. I don’t have to agree with him always or with Joe either – or anyone else I invite to blog on PB. In fact, I find it healthy to not have 3 or 4 Eric’s all blogging like me. I stand by his right to blog in his own way and with his own voice.
As […]Full Story... →