March 6, 2007

Hate Crimes bill may die

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 06, 2007 | 8:08 PM | comments

From the Indianapolis Star:The House Courts and Criminal Code Committee voted 9-1 in February to pass the bill. But after Rep. Jackie Walorski, R-Lakeville, proposed an amendment, the legislation stalled and was not called for a vote before the full...Read More

Conservatives take Ann to the woodshed

Filed by Bil Browning | March 06, 2007 | 4:39 PM | comments

Conservative pundit Ann Coulter recently found herself in hot water for calling Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards a "faggot" at the CPAC convention. Last year, she made news when she called Muslims "ragheads." Obviously, this is not a woman interested...Read More

Postcards from the Edge: More news on pastor Ted

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 06, 2007 | 1:24 PM | comments

We can't say we didn't see this one coming. From the NY Times:In the wake of a scandal involving its founding pastor, the Rev. Ted Haggard, the New Life Church in Colorado Springs has been forced to lay off 44...Read More

More on Coulter: Does Time magazine have any credibility left at all?

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 06, 2007 | 11:29 AM | comments

Seriously. Remember that lovey-dovey profile of Coulter that Time did two years ago? Well, they haven't broken up with her yet. No, they got their resident gay columnist to write this:Coulter is heterosexual, so I suppose I should condemn her...Read More

Rudolph Giuliani Coming to Town Wednesday: And You Are Invited

Filed by Chris Douglas | March 06, 2007 | 10:40 AM | comments

Leading Republican contender Rudolph Giuliani is coming to town tomorrow. First Republicans invites you to join us and other Giuliani supporters at a fundraiser and reception in his honor on Wednesday, from 6 to 7:30 pm, at Obsidian Enterprises, 111...Read More

Who's most gay friendly?

Filed by Bil Browning | March 06, 2007 | 10:15 AM | comments

As a follow up to yesterday's Open Thread, let's change the question a little bit... Who do you think is the most gay friendly Hoosier?...Read More

Qomics for Queers - For the record, I blame King Media Features

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 06, 2007 | 9:45 AM | comments

Well, my fears from last week were misplaced; there's absolutely no shortage of gayness in this week's comics. It did, however, take me all of two days to actually put this together. It definitely couldn't have been caused by a...Read More

The Big Lie IV: The Minefield. (The Phased Strategy of the Right Wing's Attack.)

Filed by Chris Douglas | March 06, 2007 | 7:20 AM | comments

I think it's important that the media and other observers understand a key point of the grand strategy pursued nationally by the right wing. We know the strategy has phases. The First Phase: Rigging Constitutional Minefields We know the first...Read More


Quote of the day

Filed by Ed Team | March 06, 2007 | 6:36 AM | comments

Today's Quote of the Day comes from yesterday's Open Thread. Reader David Wene left a comment that I'd like to lift up so that everyone can read it. His response is in answer to the question, "Which Hoosier do you...Read More

Stick a ribbon on your SUV

Filed by Bil Browning | March 06, 2007 | 6:20 AM | comments

Today's You Gotta See This comes courtesy of Left of Centrist. This has to be one of the best anti-war videos I've ever seen. I absolutely loved it. LOC also has other videos by the group if you're interested....Read More