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  • Barbara Streisand Allegedly Finds Gay Sex ‘Very Distasteful’

    05/21/2014 5:15:40 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 82 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 05/21/2014 | Matt Wilstein
    For the second time today, an interview with The New York Times has exposed what appears to be a decades-old instance of celebrity homophobia. First, in a TimesTalks discussion, John Cameron Mitchell revealed how David Letterman refused to shake his hand after a performance of Hedwig and Angry Inch more than 15 years ago. Now, playwright Larry Kramer is charging Barbara Streisand with saying she finds gay sex “distasteful.” Kramer has been trying to get his play The Normal Heart made into a movie since it first appeared Off-Broadway in 1985. The story of one activist’s fight during the rise...
  • This Billboard for Rabbit Pizza Is Made from Dead Rabbits

    04/15/2014 3:35:50 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 9 replies
    Time ^ | 4/15 | Olivia B. Waxman
    In the walk-up to Easter this weekend, New Zealand pizza chain Hell Pizza, known for its saucy marketing campaigns, has put up a billboard that has stirred controversy among animal rights activists because it is covered in rabbit pelts. Boasting the tagline “Made from real rabbit. Like this billboard,” the sign advertises a new pie with “smoked wild NZ rabbit, toasted pine nuts, beetroot & horopito relish, cream cheese, rosemary & garnished with fresh spring onions.”
  • Inch-Long Cockroach Pulled from Man's Ear

    01/11/2014 1:23:26 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 59 replies ^ | Jan 10, 2014 08:36 AM ET
    With the pain becoming excruciating, his flatmate rushed him to hospital where a doctor put oil down the ear canal. This only forced the two centimeter (0.8 inch) roach to crawl in deeper, before it eventually began to die. "Near the 10 minute mark ... somewhere about there, he started to stop burrowing but he was still in the throes of death twitching," said Helmer. At that point the doctor put forceps into his ear and pulled out the cockroach.
  • Barney Frank Joining CNBC

    12/20/2013 11:07:20 AM PST · by taildragger · 58 replies
    TalkingPointsMemo ^ | December 20, 2013 | Daniel Strauss
    Former Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA) is joining CNBC as a contributor. CNBC's managing editor Nick Dunn tweeted Friday that the former congressman and prickly liberal firebrand had joined the channel. Pleased to announce former US Congressman @BarneyFrank has joined @CNBC as our latest contributor. — Nick Dunn (@NickDunnCNBC) December 20, 2013 CNBC is happy to announce that former Congressman Barney Frank has joined @CNBC as our latest contributor — Ryan Ruggiero (@RyanRuggiero) December 20, 2013
  • Taste and Taboo, the Id and the Ick

    12/04/2013 5:53:12 AM PST · by Servant of the Cross · 54 replies
    National Review ^ | 12/4/2013 | Kevin D. Williamson
    Some thoughts on the celebrity of Sarah Silverman. ‘I saw my father’s penis once. But it was okay, because I was so young . . . and so drunk.” Thus one of the important cultural voices in modern American liberalism explores what our credulous Freudian friends would call her Electra complex. If, somewhere in this or another galaxy, an advanced alien race is monitoring the broadcasts of Sarah Silverman, we can be sure that they will not be much tempted to visit. Silverman is a model American of the age, whose craft consists of taking a very old tradition, Jewish...
  • Herpes Virus Found on Library Copies of 'Fifty Shades of Grey'

    Two Belgian university professors recently decided to submit the 10 most borrowed books at the Antwerp library to bacteriology and toxicology tests. Traces of cocaine were found on all 10 books...the scientists discovered traces of the herpes virus in the pages of the erotic tale Fifty Shades of Grey.
  • Students fill garbage cans with Michelle mandated foods

    07/21/2013 2:22:52 PM PDT · by usalady · 77 replies
    Examiner ^ | July 20,2013 | Martha
    School administrations continue to hang posters in cafeterias trying to convince students that what is being fed to them is "fun food" which is healthier for them than the foods they enjoy eating. Meanwhile schools are having to purchase more garbage cans to contain the Michelle mandated foods that kids are dumping, some preferring to go hungry rather than eat "required" foods. Students just throw away the food being forced on them by the US Government.
  • Geraldo Rivera posts nude selfie to Twitter: ‘70 is the new 50’ (Running for mayor of NYC?)

    07/21/2013 9:54:52 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 58 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 7/21/13 | CHIDERAH MONDE
    Some things you just can't unsee. Fox News contributor Geraldo Rivera took a break from tweeting about the week's biggest news stories early Sunday morning to share a more personal tweet — a nude selfie.
  • Pat Robertson: 'Vomit' Button Needed on Facebook for Gay Pictures

    07/11/2013 11:03:32 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 15 replies
    Newsmax ^ | July 11, 2013 | Clyde Hughes
    Pat Robertson: 'Vomit' Button Needed on Facebook for Gay Pictures 10 Jul 2013 By Clyde Hughes Pat Robertson said Monday he wished Facebook had a "vomit" button to click every time he saw a photo a gay couple kissing. Robertson is a well-known televangelist and founder of "The 700 Club." Robertson, 83, who is no stranger to voicing his opinion on controversial subjects, made the statement while responding to a question from a viewer on his Christian Broadcasting Network show, according to CNN.
  • Pat Robertson wants ‘vomit’ button for Facebook gay pics

    07/09/2013 9:25:15 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 35 replies
    Kansas City Star ^ | July 9, 2013 | Lisa Guttierez
    Attention gay people: Stop posting all those kissing photos on Facebook. Or Pat Robertson’s gonna hurl. The 83-year-old televangelist said Monday on his Christian Broadcasting Network show “The 700 Club” that he wishes Facebook had a “vomit” button he could use when he sees same-sex couples kissing. That was his response to a viewer who asked how to deal with those images on social media. …
  • ‘Poop’ blast ‘falling out of the sky’ hits Mississauga houses near Pearson airport

    06/30/2013 8:25:10 AM PDT · by rickmichaels · 33 replies
    National Post ^ | JUNE 28 2013 | Jessica Vitullo
    Living near Pearson Airport has proven to be a smelly situation for two Mississauga families. In one week, a brown substance that smells like poop has landed on two families’ properties and covered their cars, driveways, the house roof and even a pool cover, the families say. Both families say the spray came from airplanes flying above their homes. Emma Gilfillan-Giannakos, a sales executive on maternity leave, said she was sitting in her backyard at 5 p.m. June 19 when “a substance” fell into her backyard. “It came falling out of the sky all at once,” she said, adding the...
  • Archie Comics gets first gay kiss with openly gay character Kevin Keller

    05/20/2013 12:05:01 PM PDT · by Bubba_Leroy · 37 replies ^ | May 21, 2013 | Staff
    IT'S just a quick kiss, but it's a long step forward for Archie Comics' only openly gay character Kevin Keller. The Riverdale teen finds his life turned upside down after locking lips with his boyfriend, Devon, in Pop Tate's diner, drawing the ire of at least one disapproving Riverdale mom. The woman "gets very offended and kind of pitches a bit of a fit," said Dan Parent, who writes and draws the issue, Kevin Keller No. 10 that is released Aug. 7. "Kevin is kind of used to that, but Veronica records the whole thing and of course uploads it...
  • Lesbian Real Estate Agents of North Carolina

    05/13/2013 1:36:30 PM PDT · by goodnesswins · 47 replies
    The Internet ^ | 5/13/13 | Idiots
    Lesbian real estate agents of North Carolina
  • Gay Couple Reportedly Asked to Leave Roseville[CA] Galleria For Kissing [Victim Parade Begins!]

    03/05/2013 8:48:18 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 20 replies ^ | 3/4/13 | Justin Cox
    Two men were reportedly asked to leave the Roseville Galleria on Saturday because they were kissing in the mall, according to Fox 40. 21-year-old Daniel Chesmore and his boyfriend Jose Guzman, 24, recorded audio of the guard who asked them to leave, according to Fox 40. He said, "If you continue tokiss,you will be askedtoleave the mall. Period ... I counted you guys kissing 25 times. I told you before, we contact any couple..." A Galleria representative told the news station that, "Persons that violate the Code of Conduct are asked to leave the property," but Fox 40 reports that...
  • Gay marriage supporters demonstrate at area Chick-fil-A locations

    08/03/2012 5:58:13 PM PDT · by madprof98 · 29 replies
    Atlanta Journal-Constitution ^ | August 3, 2012 | Leon Stafford and Edward Mitchell
    Waving signs with slogans like "I love my boyfriend just as much as you love your spouse," supporters of same-sex unions protested Friday at select metro Atlanta Chick-fil-A stores. _______________ "I don't care about their personal views, I care about how they spend their money," Atlantan Benjamin Cobb said as he protested with about 30 others outside the East Trinity Place Chick-fil-A in Decatur. "What they are saying is you're welcome in our restaurant and your money is welcome, but we're going to turn it around and use it against you," said protester Tascha Madaffari, whose children, Dominic, William and...
  • Poll Position: Will today’s Chick-fil-A ‘kiss-in’ be successful?

    08/03/2012 9:56:24 AM PDT · by scottjewell · 81 replies
    AJC ^ | Aug 3 2012 | Kyle Wingfield
    The “buycott” of Chick-fil-A on Wednesday produced what the company will only describe as an “unprecedented day” for business. Today, we get the the form of a “kiss-in” by gay couples angry about remarks made by company president Dan Cathy. Will it be as successful? Boycotts have a revered place in American history as an effective form of protest, in large part because of the role they played in the civil rights movement. Lately, however, the tactic’s record is much more spotty. Looking at one list of current boycotts, I don’t see many, if any, that I’d count as...
  • Supporters of Gay Marriage to hold a “kiss-in” at Chick-fil-A tomorrow?

    08/02/2012 9:49:15 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 75 replies
    Hotair ^ | 08/02/2012 | Ed Morrissey
    One day after having the best sales day in its history, Chick-fil-A will have to prepare itself for a counter-protest to yesterday's "appreciation day" by those outraged over threats made by mayors and city council members in Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, and New York (Mayor Michael Bloomberg did not join his colleagues in the other cities). Supporters of same-sex marriage will stage "kiss-ins" at Chick-fil-A locations tomorrow, if a Facebook-organized protest succeeds: Yesterday’s banner turnout at Chick-fil-A restaurants for free speech rights — with thousands of people nationwide and hundreds in the Bay State’s two locations lining up to buy...
  • Same Sex Kiss Day Chic Filet

    Obama's "gay" constituency of useful idiots is doing what they do best. They plan to occupy Chick-fil-As across the country on Friday for a "National Same Sex Kiss Day" -- a fine juxtaposition of how conservatives and liberals demonstrate their support. Conservatives standing in line and purchasing a product. Liberals occupying private property with the objectives of offending others and preventing commerce.
  • Gay-rights group plans kissing protest at Chick-fil-A

    08/02/2012 6:03:45 AM PDT · by scottjewell · 82 replies
    LA Times ^ | Aug 2 2012 | Unattributed
    <p>"Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day," an event Wednesday in which supporters converged on the fast-food establishment to back its chief executive's controversial stance on gay marriage, is not the end of the controversy.</p> <p>GLADD is planning a "National Same-Sex Kiss Day at Chick-fil-A" on Friday. As part of the event, couples are encouraged to go one of the chicken restaurant's locations and take a photo or video of themselves kissing.</p>
  • Gay Rights Group Plans National 'Kiss-In' Day

    07/28/2012 3:48:56 PM PDT · by scottjewell · 70 replies
    The Inquisitr ^ | July 26 2012 | Unattributed
    Gay rights group Equality Illinois is organizing a “Kiss-in” at Chick-Fil-A restaurants nation-wide in response to the statements by CEO Dan Cathy, who confessed he was “guilty as charged” when asked about his “support of the traditional family.” CBS News reports that Cathy’s statement in a recent interview was: “We are very much supportive of the family — the biblical definition of the family unit. We are a family-owned business, a family-led business, and we are married to our first wives. We give God thanks for that. We know that it might not be popular with everyone, but thank the...
  • Roll the credits on this sham of a union (Cruise/Holmes divorce)

    07/02/2012 5:31:59 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 13 replies
    NY Post ^ | 6-30-12 | Andrea peyser
    Katie Holmes was from the start a case of “Are you kidding me?” — a scam of gargantuan proportions ripped straight from the Kim Kardashian playbook. --------------------------------------------------- Tom’s protestations of masculine adoration were belied by his first wife, actress Mimi Rogers, herself a Scientologist, whom he wed in 1987. She later complained that Tom refused to perform his husbandly duties. “He was seriously thinking of becoming a monk,” Rogers told Playboy. “He thought he had to be celibate to maintain the purity of his instrument, but my instrument needed tuning, and we had to split.”
  • PRUDEN: Navigating past the same-sex marriage ‘ick factor’

    05/15/2012 3:39:14 AM PDT · by tobyhill · 41 replies
    washington times ^ | 5/15/2012 | By Wesley Pruden
    This is not what Barack Obama expected for a coming-out party. The “historic” revelation that he is now fully evolved, as from tadpole to frog, and now grooves on same-sex marriage, was meant to be marked with quiet ceremony. No music, no flowers, no kiss, no dancing, not even a cupcake. Rage and outrage over same-sex marriage would take everybody’s mind off the dreary economy, which whimpers on. Everybody was then supposed to shut up and get back to work (for those with work). Instead, the president gets his photograph (with a rainbow halo) on the cover of Newsweek magazine...
  • Who Killed Men's Hats? Think Of A Three Letter Word Beginning With 'I'

    05/06/2012 3:44:19 AM PDT · by Daffynition · 119 replies
    NPR ^ | Robert Krulwich
    A hundred years ago — and that's when this picture was taken, in 1912 — men didn't leave home without a hat. Boys wore caps. This is a socialist political rally in Union Square in Manhattan. There may be a bare head or two in this crowd, but I think those heads are women's.
  • Study: Fecal Bacteria Found On Most Supermarket Shopping Carts

    03/07/2011 1:43:01 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 106 replies
    cbs ^ | March 7, 2011 1:20 PM
    Next time you head down to your local supermarket, you may be taking your health into own hands — literally. New research shows that nearly three out of four shopping cart handles are rife with fecal bacteria, including some that can cause severe illness. Dr. Victoria Millett, a local infectious disease specialist, tells KFWB’s Maggie McKay researchers actually found more fecal bacteria on grocery cart handles than you would typically find in a bathroom. Professor Charles Gerba, the lead researcher in the University of Arizona study, took samples from the handles of 85 carts across four states for bacterial contamination....
  • Environmental "Justice" Coordinator (Want a job?)

    10/27/2010 12:54:16 AM PDT · by plinyelder · 1 replies
    Boortz was talking about an issue that they had a few years back in Atlanta. A new sewer plant was going to be built. Well the 'mostly White' folk lived on the North side while the 'mostly Minority and Black folk' lived on the South side. The sewer lines were going to have to run South from the North and wouldn't you know it .. A Stink<--(pun intended) arose. "The "Whites" were going to run Their White sewage down under the "Minority and Black Folks" sewage! (Oh No!!) The plant .. I guess, was never built!?(Feel free to jump in...
  • Gay Rights Group to Stage Kissing Protest in Front of Pope

    10/25/2010 1:09:19 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 24 replies
    The gay rights group Queer Kissing Flashmob is organizing a kissing protest against Pope Benedict XVI when he tours Spain next month. The group says it will protest the pope's stance against gay relations and marriage equality by staging a giant kissing demonstration in front of the Holy Father. “When Benedict XVI passes before us, we'll kiss, man with man or woman with woman,” Carole Marylene, an organizer of the event, told Spanish news agency EFE. “It is curious to note how an act so noble as a kiss can be considered revolutionary, even in the 21st century.” Gay couples...
  • Ga. pair claim they found a used tampon in cereal

    09/12/2010 11:55:39 AM PDT · by PROCON · 51 replies ^ | Sep.11, 2010
    THOMASTON, Ga. (AP) - An Upson County couple is suing a grocery store chain in federal court, claiming that the husband found a used tampon in his bowl of cereal. According to the complaint, Thomas and Lynn Roddenberry said they bought a box of Chocolate Chip Crunch cereal from the Save-A-Lot store in Thomaston in October 2008. A day after buying the cereal, Thomas Roddenberry said he discovered the tampon in his bowl after taking a bite of the cereal.
  • Chaz Bono Gender Reassignment Complete

    03/29/2010 3:38:29 PM PDT · by Justaham · 59 replies · 1,821+ views
    TMZ ^ | 3-29-10
    TMZ has obtained a copy of court documents in which a doctor states he performed "an irreversible surgical procedure for the purpose of altering Chaz Bono's sex characteristics from female to male." According to the docs, on September 23, 2009, Dr. Michael Brownstein performed the operation. The specifics of the procedure are not outlined, but the Dr. says, "Chaz Bono has completed his gender reassignment surgery." In the "Petition for Change of Name and Gender" filed with the court, Chaz asks for a legal change from female to male.
  • Larry King Had His ‘Privates’ Fondled at the Airport

    03/06/2010 5:50:40 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 76 replies · 1,253+ views ^ | March 5, 2010
    Larry King took his first commercial flight since September 11 recently, and the airport security people, sensing a rare opportunity for fame-fondling, took a little advantage when he failed the metal detector test. "They had to give me the complete body search. So I had to stand there with [my] arms [out], and they are talking with me at the same time, 'loved the show last night, turn over your belt,' and then they grab you by the privates. They examined me pretty good."
  • Obama picks nose at summit

    02/26/2010 4:49:50 PM PST · by capacommie · 155 replies · 4,087+ views
    AshScholl click link President Obama Picks His Nose on Live TV
  • Susan Sarandon vomited on at The Box

    02/20/2010 7:59:54 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 234 replies · 5,030+ views ^ | Feb. 20, 2010
    It was not Susan Sarandon's night at The Box, where throngs of partygoers stayed from late Thursday into the early morning to help the Lower East Side burlesque club ring in its third anniversary. Sarandon, who recently separated from Tim Robbins, got an unpleasant party favor when transsexual performer Rose Wood vomited on stage directly onto the Oscar winner. A witness reports, "She actually handled it very well. She was laughing while a bunch of guys came over to towel her off."
  • French Catholics Force Homosexualist "Kiss-In" Away from Notre Dame

    02/15/2010 4:08:25 PM PST · by wagglebee · 54 replies · 879+ views
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 2/15/10 | James Tillman
    PARIS, FRANCE, February 15, 2010 ( -- French homosexualist demonstrators had planned to have a "kiss in" in front of Notre Dame cathedral in Paris this Valentine's day.  But in response to the protests of a group of young French Catholics and patriots, it was moved away from the church of Our Lady.The kiss-in was ostensibly meant to combat “homophobia.” The organizer of the kiss-in, Arthur Vauthier, had nevertheless said that it was a "way to challenge the Church, to question the Church on the question of love and marriage between gays and between lesbians."  He had furthermore boasted that...
  • French Homosexuals Plan “Kiss-In” at Notre Dame Cathedral

    02/10/2010 3:00:40 PM PST · by TaraP · 51 replies · 876+ views
    Life Site News ^ | Feb 10th, 2010 | Hillary White
    PARIS, February 10, 2010 ( – A French homosexualist organization will be staging a “kiss-in” at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris this Sunday, St. Valentine’s day. Dozens of homosexuals are expected to turn up and kiss for five minutes at 2 p.m., after services at the cathedral. Organizer Arthur Vautier told a Paris homosexual magazine, Tetu, that the demonstration is meant to “ challenge the Church to question religion on the issue of love and marriage between gays and between lesbians.” “We were probably over a hundred at the last kiss-in,” Vautier said. The “Catholic Culture City” blog called on...
  • Modern Flourishes as Obamas Host First State Dinner ["Arugula From The White House Garden"]

    11/24/2009 5:37:35 PM PST · by Steelfish · 45 replies · 1,363+ views
    NYTimes ^ | November 24th 2009
    Modern Flourishes as Obamas Host First State Dinner RACHEL L. SWARNS November 24, 2009 WASHINGTON — It is an old tradition, a White House dinner governed by ritual and protocol that happens to be this city’s hottest social event. But at their first State Dinner on Tuesday night, President Obama and his wife, Michelle, made sure to infuse the glittering gala with distinctive touches. They hired a new florist, Laura Dowling, who bedecked the tented outdoor dining room with locally grown, sustainably harvested magnolias and ivy. They selected a guest chef, Marcus Samuelsson of Aquavit in New York, an American...
  • W&M crowns first transgendered homecoming queen

    10/24/2009 4:00:39 PM PDT · by csvset · 35 replies · 1,819+ views
    Daily Press ^ | October 24, 2009 | MELINDA WALDROP
    WILLIAMSBURG History was made without fanfare on Saturday. Jessee Vasold, William and Mary's first transgender homecoming queen, took the field at halftime of the Tribe's game against James Madison wearing a red shirt, black pants and a small silver lip ring to applause and not much other notice. Vasold, a junior, and the other members of the homecoming court were introduced to the crowd, posed for pictures, and walked off the field. "I knew I was nominated, but I was just surprised, because there were a lot of other really good candidates on the ballot," Vasold said. "I know all...
  • CAPTION THIS: Emanuel and Pelosi

    10/18/2009 2:19:12 PM PDT · by Slyfox · 64 replies · 2,559+ views
  • Caption the gay activists protesting in DC

    10/12/2009 1:18:08 PM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 46 replies · 2,682+ views
    Activists yell during a protest in Washington, DC. Thousands of gay rights activists marched on Washington to call for homosexual rights, a day after President Barack Obama vowed to repeal a ban on gays serving openly in the US military. Doug Armstrong, 35, of Washington, left, blows bubbles at Arundhati Baden-Mayer Eidinger, 5, as she walks with her mother Alexis Baden-Mayer Eidinger, of Washington, center, during the National Equality March with thousands of gay rights advocates in Washington, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2009. Actress Cynthia Nixon speaks at the National Equality March in Washington, on Sunday, Oct. 11, 2009
  • Los Angeles Man Charged With Posing as Fertility Doctor In Order to Molest Sperm Donors

    10/04/2009 10:56:49 AM PDT · by Chet 99 · 26 replies · 1,399+ views
    LOS ANGELES — An Arizona man faces criminal charges for allegedly posing as a fertility doctor so he could sexually molest men while pretending to give them physical examinations, has reported. Jeffrey Graybill, 40, advertised online, offering people up to $4,000 monthly for sperm donations to support stem cell research, police said. He was arrested in Arizona on Wednesday and brought to Los Angeles, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. Graybill is accused of stealing the identity of a San Francisco doctor and posing as a "Dr. Richardson" at a Los Angeles clinic.
  • Bag of cocaine 'shot out' of suspect's body at gas station when he relaxed, deputies say

    10/02/2009 2:26:55 PM PDT · by llevrok · 71 replies · 2,996+ views
    TCPALM.COM ^ | October 2, 2009 | Will Greenlee
    ST. LUCIE COUNTY — A 30-year-old man was arrested Thursday on a host of charges after a bag of cocaine “shot out” of his backside in a gas station, according to an affidavit released Friday. Investigators said they got a tip that cocaine was being transported in a brown Cadillac in the area of Interstate 95 and Midway Road, and investigators found the vehicle Thursday morning at a gas station at Midway and Glades Cut-Off roads. The affidavit gave this account: A man was pumping gas into the vehicle, and a drug sniffing dog smelled narcotics in the vehicle and...
  • Cleveland gets the "Gay Games"

    09/29/2009 4:19:28 PM PDT · by mom4melody · 143 replies · 4,100+ views ^ | 9/29/2009 | Donna J. Miller
    Oh joy. Please God, help us relocate by then..... COLOGNE, Germany — The Federation of Gay Games announced this afternoon that Cleveland will be the site of the 2014 games. The city was chosen over Boston and Washington, D.C., after a year-long site-selection process, the organization said in a news release issued at 1 p.m. "Cleveland demonstrated to the Federation of Gay Games that they understood the mission of the Gay Games and our principles of ‘Participation, Inclusion, and Personal Best’," said Kurt Dahl, of Chicago, and Emy Ritt, of Paris, FGG Co-presidents.
  • Gay marriage fight, `kiss-ins' smack Mormon image (GAG ALERT!!!)

    08/15/2009 4:05:35 PM PDT · by Baladas · 19 replies · 2,134+ views
    Associated Press ^ | August 15, 2009 | JENNIFER DOBNER
    SALT LAKE CITY -The Mormon church's vigorous, well-heeled support for Proposition 8, which banned gay marriage in California last year, has turned the Utah-based faith into a lightning rod for gay rights activism, including a nationwide "kiss-in" Saturday. The event comes after gay couples here and in San Antonio and El Paso, Texas, were arrested, cited for trespassing or harassed by police for publicly kissing. In Utah, the July 9 trespassing incident occurred after a couple were observed by security guards on a downtown park-like plaza owned by the 13 million-member Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The court...
  • Homosexual movement to stage public "kiss-ins" in 35 cities across America.

    08/15/2009 1:09:45 PM PDT · by massmike · 104 replies · 3,740+ views ^ | 8/15/2009 | n/a
    "Join the Impact", the national homosexual political group that organized angry demonstrations across the country to terrorize supporters of Proposition 8 and the other anti-same sex marriage initiatives, is back again. They've decided that the public needs to have homosexual behavior pushed in everyone's direction just a little harder.
  • Gay rights activists call for nationwide kissing demonstration

    07/25/2009 4:23:11 AM PDT · by Andy'smom · 23 replies · 789+ views
    The Boston Herald ^ | 07/25/2009 | AP
    SALT LAKE CITY — Gay rights activists are organizing a nationwide string of kissing demonstrations in response to the treatment of gay couples in Utah and Texas who tangled with security guards or police after kissing in public. The Great Nationwide Kiss-In is scheduled for Aug. 15. Events are planned for at least seven cities, including Boston, New York, Houston, Portland, Ore., and three California cities — Irvine, San Diego and San Francisco. A Web page and Facebook page promoting the demonstrations says more events are in the works. A pair of bloggers, David Badash, of New York, and David...
  • 43 snails on his face? Boy hopes he set a record

    05/21/2009 11:59:15 AM PDT · by GSWarrior · 9 replies · 410+ views
    SALT LAKE CITY — Never mind the ick factor, a Utah boy is trying to get into the record books by covering his face with live snails. Eleven-year-old Fin Keheler, from Sandy, allowed 43 of the slimy mollusks to be put on his face Saturday. He wants the Guinness World Records to verify his effort. The Guinness web site says the record set in 2007 for snails on the face for 10 seconds is eight. The boy says he has since learned the record was 36. Fin made three attempts on Saturday. Sitting back in a reclining chair, snails gathered...
  • Condom found in Happy Meal

    05/05/2009 4:49:53 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 51 replies · 1,048+ views ^ | Tuesday May 05, 2009, 2:20 PM | by Fiona Charles
    A condom in your Happy Meal? A girl found one at a Switzerland McDonald'sI am not one of those mothers that feels McDonald's is evil. My girls love Happy Meals. They can't wait to eat the nuggets but the toy is what they really want. However a condom was the lastest toy found in a Happy Meal at one McDonald's in Switzerland.
  • Obama Abdicates US Role As Superpower

    04/11/2009 9:57:22 AM PDT · by lewisglad · 30 replies · 2,356+ views
    Obama Abdicates US's Role As Superpower By James G. Wiles, For The Bulletin In 1916, Field Marshall Ludendorf returned to Berlin after a visit to the front-lines of Germany’s ally, the Austro-Hungarian Empire. His report to the Kaiser and the General Staff was to the point: “we are allied,” he said, “to a corpse.” Somehow, one doubts that thought occurred to the Leader of the Free World (as American presidents used to be styled) as he and the Mighty Michelle (credit: BBC) winged their way home from their triumphant European tour. In that tour, nothing of benefit to the United...
  • Pirates seize U.S.-owned, Italy-flagged tugboat

    04/11/2009 7:09:58 AM PDT · by Scanian · 146 replies · 4,448+ views
    Reuters ^ | April 11, 2009 | Reuters
    NAIROBI, April 11 (Reuters) - Pirates seized a U.S.-owned and Italian-flagged tugboat with 16 crew on Saturday in the latest hijacking in the busy Gulf of Aden waterway, a regional maritime group said. Andrew Mwangura, of the Mombasa-based East African Seafarers' Assistance Programme, said the crew were believed to be unharmed on the tugboat, which he added was operated from the United Arab Emirates.
  • Caption Biden, Obama & Pelosi

    03/27/2009 11:33:25 AM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 45 replies · 1,278+ views
    U.S.President Barack Obama (L) whispers to Vice President Joe Biden during a commemoration of Greek Independence Day in the East Room of the White House in Washington, March 25, 2009. Vice president Joe Biden and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif. share a laugh on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, March 25, 2009, prior to attending a luncheon.
  • Financials may lead market rebound in 2009 (from BRIC to ICK?)

    12/31/2008 7:04:41 AM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 25 replies · 935+ views
    SmartBrief ^ | 12/31/08
    Financials may lead market rebound in 2009 SIFMA Global SmartBrief | 12/31/2008 After a tumultuous 2008, the financial sector may be one of the leaders of a market rebound in 2009. The recovery might not be a rapid one, with a slight shift in focus among emerging markets, from BRIC to ICK countries. "Emerging markets like Brazil, Russia, India and China, or the BRIC nations, have tanked amid the global-asset sell-off," according to the Wall Street Journal. "As 2009 begins, emerging-market countries sporting the best earnings growth compared with current price are India, China and Korea, or the ICK countries."...
  • Police confiscate the “Permibus,” worms and all (RNC..You GOTTA see this)

    09/03/2008 5:50:47 PM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 17 replies · 436+ views
    StarTribune ^ | 9/3/08 | James Shiffer
    The Wilson family calls it the “Permibus”: a 1984 Bluebird school bus painted green and converted into a traveling exhibit of sustainable living. The Wilsons - Stan, 52, Delyla, 44, and their daughter Megan, 17 - have lived on the “Permibus” since it went on the road from California in February. They share their home with three dogs, three chickens and a composting bin full of worms. On Saturday, however, the Wilsons were evicted from the Permibus after it was pulled over and impounded by police on Interstate 94. Caught up in last weekend’s security sweep ahead of the Republican...