Fundie Watch: September 2006

Rep. Marilyn Musgrave Admits Ignoring District to Attack Gays

Filed by Marla R. Stevens | September 29, 2006 | 10:08 PM | comments

Rep. Marilyn Musgrave (R-CO), author of the Federal Marriage Amendment, has no shame about being a single-minded hate machine at the expense of her district. In a press release this week, her opponent, State Rep. Angie Paccione, does not mince...Read More

Does State Representative Cindy Noe find my family "Coarse"?

Filed by Annette Gross | September 29, 2006 | 5:41 PM | comments

I happened to log onto State Representative Cindy Noe's website today. While browsing, I found a poll that she invited her readers to take. Here is an excerpt of part of the poll: Question No. 5: I believe we have...Read More

Bush and Rummy are in a bar

Filed by Bil Browning | September 28, 2006 | 9:26 AM | comments

I lifted this joke from the new Indy-based political blog, ManfredEye. The blog is just starting but what's on the site is darn good. Be sure to check out the new member of the blogosphere! President Bush and Secretary Rumsfeld...Read More

Johnny likes your money: hopes you don't

Filed by Bil Browning | September 27, 2006 | 7:09 PM | comments

There are few politicians that I despise more than John Hostettler. I wasn't as politically savvy when he was first elected. I had just moved to Bloomington from Evansville (the area where Hostettler is from). I remember that I...Read More

Better Than The L Word: Emily Figures Out Patty Could Dump Michelle

Filed by Marla R. Stevens | September 25, 2006 | 6:12 PM | comments

From Emily's List: Meanwhile, nationally respected child safety advocate Patty Wetterling is working hard to take over Minnesota's sixth congressional district seat that GOP Rep. Mark Kennedy is vacating to run for the Senate. Read More

Setting the bar even lower

Filed by Bil Browning | September 20, 2006 | 9:11 PM | comments

(Cross-posted on While we report almost daily on various examples of incivility, they usually aren't as blatant or "in your face" as this radio ad. Or this one. But then there's this TV ad too... Have you noticed the...Read More

Buju goes "Bye Bye"

Filed by Bil Browning | September 14, 2006 | 11:06 AM | comments

The Bluebird nightclub in Bloomington announced yesterday that the Buju Banton concert that was scheduled for tonight has been canceled. We made a difference! Thanks to everyone who called or e-mailed the Bluebird management to let them know how offensive...Read More

Bosma starts to backpedal (with audio goodness!)

Filed by Bil Browning | September 13, 2006 | 2:11 AM | comments

Seth Kreigh, my daughter and I attended a townhall meeting in Lawrence on Tuesday evening. Indiana Speaker of the House Brian Bosma and my state senator, Jim Merritt, hosted it. (Russell Brown, whom I've endorsed here on bilerico is running...Read More

Help stop local bigotry

Filed by Bil Browning | September 12, 2006 | 11:49 AM | comments

On this Thursday, September 14th, notorious homophobe and Jamaican dancehall star Buju Banton will be performing in Bloomington at the Bluebird nightclub. Banton is well-known for his song "Boom Bye Bye" which calls for violence against the LGBT community. In...Read More