October 30, 2008

Anyone know?

Filed by Bil Browning | October 30, 2008 | 9:00 PM | comments

Two mailers have been delivered at our house urging us to vote "Yes on Question One." The fliers tell voters, "The township assessor system is unfair, inefficient and outdated. Taxpayers deserve a change. By voting yes, we can have a...Read More

Today we're giving away P!nk CDs and singles!

Filed by Bil Browning | October 30, 2008 | 8:30 PM | comments

I'm ticked P!nk about our largest freebie yet! I've never given away this many prizes at once; I'm starting to feel like the Rosie O'Donnell of blogging! La Face Records presents Funhouse, the highly anticipated new album from P!NK featuring...Read More

FL Amendment 2 Update: Leaked Emails Show More Illegal Campaigning

Filed by Waymon Hudson | October 30, 2008 | 7:00 PM | comments

Dirty tricks, money funneling, and lawsuits- oh my! My investigation into the misdeeds and dishonest campaign tactics of the backers of Florida's Amendment 2 just keeps getting nastier and more disturbing... I reported earlier about Florida Red & Blue, the...Read More

Don't blame latinos and blacks if Prop 8 passes

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 30, 2008 | 6:00 PM | comments

Here's the racial break-down of the latest SUSA poll on Prop 8. WhiteBlackLatino/aAsian Yes48584742 No47384148 Undecided641210 While there is definitely slippage between those categories (bi- and multiracial people, people of various racial backgrounds who get racialized as "latino" in the...Read More

It's Hard to be Good

Filed by Sara Whitman | October 30, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

The news out here in CA is the hacking of the No on 8 website. It seems there was a coordinated attack on the site and Florida's No on 2 site. Nice. I've heard over and over again, it's so...Read More

L Word winners

Filed by Bil Browning | October 30, 2008 | 4:30 PM | comments

Congratulations to the winners of our L Word contest. Ten Projectors won the Season 5 box set courtesy of Showtime Networks. I've e-mailed the winners, but if you see that you've won and didn't get your notification, be sure to...Read More

Florida Clergy for Fairness: A Message from Bishop Frade opposing Amendment 2

Filed by Guest Blogger | October 30, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

Editor's Note: Bishop Leo Frade is Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Southeast Florida. He is also involved in Florida Clergy for Fairness, whose purpose is to organize clergy members and religious leaders who strongly oppose any attempt to write...Read More

DC Set to Rollback Trans Rights

Filed by Tobi Hill-Meyer | October 30, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

In the past couple of years there have been several failed attempts to repeal gender identity non-discrimination policies in jurisdictions where they have already passed. Washington, Colorado, Oregon, and Maryland are the most recent and most public sites of our...Read More

An Activist Re-inspired

Filed by Chip Clapp | October 30, 2008 | 2:00 PM | comments

It seems like these days, anyone on the street will debate you about the logic of choosing this candidate over that one. Everyone is now an expert on policy and is willing to endlessly expound on the virtues of one...Read More

Make your own Electoral College map

Filed by Bil Browning | October 30, 2008 | 1:30 PM | comments

I've updated my Electoral College map from last month. I'm thinking positive and I'm giving Obama North Carolina, Georgia, North and South Dakota, and Montana. The recent polling shows that there's a distinct possibility that he can take those states....Read More

You make me wet

Filed by Father Tony | October 30, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

Dear Father Tony: My problem is sweat. I dread going on a first date because I know I will sweat right through my undershirt, shirt, jacket, whatever. After I sit down I'm afraid to get up because my back...Read More

Voting is a Right, a Civil Right

Filed by IN THE LIFE | October 30, 2008 | 10:30 AM | comments

The LGBT community is the only community that's ever had its fundamental rights put to a vote. To date, twenty-six states have enacted constitutional amendments defining marriage as between a man and a woman. On Tuesday, November 4, LGBT citizens...Read More

Not Voting? Why Not?

Filed by Guest Blogger | October 30, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

Editors' note: Greg Varnum is the acting Executive Director of the National Youth Advocacy Coalition. It's been an exciting two year buildup to the election that is now days away. It's been a season full of twists and surprises. However,...Read More

She Killed Her Baby! Murder, Molestation & the Hills!

Filed by Michael Buckley | October 30, 2008 | 8:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Comment questions of the day! 1. Did that woman kill her baby!?! 2. Do you know who Danity Kane is? LOL Do you like that Aubrey woman? 3. Write mean things to me about THE...Read More


Lamest excuse ever

Filed by Ed Team | October 30, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"They make a good team. And I don't want to change my schedule at the last second." -- Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels explaining why he hasn't been introducing Sarah Palin at her Indiana campaign stops...Read More

Obama is beautiful world

Filed by Bil Browning | October 30, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Apparently there is an Obama, Japan. Not surprisingly, they are capitalizing off of Barack Obama's popularity. The city is, of course, supporting Obama's candidacy....Read More