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  • Caltech student indicted in SoCal anti-SUV arson, vandalism spree

    03/17/2004 5:56:08 PM PST · by Indy Pendance · 11 replies · 290+ views
    AP ^ | 3-17-04 | Ryan Pearson
    LOS ANGELES – A graduate student with alleged connections to a radical environmentalist group was indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of firebombing and vandalizing dozens of sport utility vehicles, authorities said Wednesday. Billy Cottrell, 23, a physics student at California Institute of Technology, was indicted in connection with vandalism that damaged or destroyed about 125 vehicles at car dealerships and homes in the San Gabriel Valley last August. The indictment was returned Tuesday and announced Wednesday. Cottrell appeared Wednesday in court where a judge ordered him to remain held without bond. The indictment charged him with one...
  • Same-Sex Marriage Activists Have Launched a Religious War

    03/16/2004 10:35:53 AM PST · by mrustow · 82 replies · 445+ views
    Men's News Daily ^ | 16 March 2004 | Nicholas Stix
    Seeing Rosie O’Donnell condemn President Bush just after she “married” her girlfriend, Kelli Carpenter, was bizarre in a tiresome sort of way. O’Donnell claimed, “We were inspired to come here by the sitting president and the vile and vicious and hateful comments he made.”If O’Donnell had any sense of humor or irony, she would look at herself and say, “Gee, for such a tolerant, open-minded person, I sure do condemn and vituperate an awful lot, especially on what should have been the happiest day of my life.”Maybe I’m some sort of pervert, but I don’t recall bearing anyone in the...
  • Woman Defeats Men in L.A. Marathon

    03/07/2004 1:32:16 PM PST · by GulliverSwift · 108 replies · 289+ views
    LOS ANGELES -- For the first time in history, a woman crossed the finish line ahead of the men in the Los Angeles Marathon. Russian Tatyana Pozdnyakova, 49, defended her title as the elite women's winner of the LA Marathon with an unofficial time of 2 hours, 30 minutes and 16 seconds. Pozdnyakova won the battle of the sexes, besting male winner David Kirui of Kenya by about four minutes. Kirui finished the race with an unofficial time of 2 hours, 13 minutes and 40 seconds. The women were given a 20-minute head start on the men this year to...
  • Cronkite: I Could Have Happily Married a Man

    03/02/2004 8:34:47 AM PST · by Tumbleweed_Connection · 126 replies · 311+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 3/2/04 | Limbacher
    Walter Cronkite is doing a lot of talking these days, what with writing a syndicated column and working for several TV networks, and he recently spoke with the San Francisco Chronicle, disseminating some of his "Moses-like rhetoric" on everything from the Christian right to President Bush to Janet Jackson's anatomy. Chronicle interviewers asked Cronkite to what he attributes his 63-year long marriage, and he quipped, "I do think one of the factors was we were of different sexes." As laughter filled the room, he added, "That doesn't mean I wouldn't have been happy to be married to several friends I...
  • Howard Stern hates Christians

    02/27/2004 11:00:58 PM PST · by Radioactive · 142 replies · 494+ views
    Howard Stern on his radio program today stated that anyone who goes to see the movie "The Passion of the Christ" is stupid & ignorant. He went on to say that these Jesus Freaks have to be kept out of government and that we need to get Bush out of the White house. He blames his problems with his filth on the air on the Bush administration and "hopes that Americans realize that Kerry would do just as good a job as president as Bush and we need to clean house so that his "program" can continue to be on...
  • Bush calls for calm in marriage debate

    02/27/2004 11:53:53 AM PST · by Indy Pendance · 41 replies · 144+ views
    UPI ^ | 2-27-04
    WASHINGTON, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- President George Bush urged Americans Friday to behave properly in the debate over gay marriage despite the sensitivity of the issue. "This is a sensitive debate and it is important people hold true to their beliefs without condemning anybody else, so therefore I call upon all sides in the debate to conduct themselves with dignity, and honor and respect," Bush said. "But this is a debate the nation must have and the people's voice must be heard." Tuesday, after weeks on the sidelines, Bush declared support for a constitutional amendment to enshrine heterosexual marriage and...
  • Rosie O'Donnell to marry girlfriend in San Francisco

    02/26/2004 7:21:02 AM PST · by scan58 · 119 replies · 1,236+ views ^ | 2/26/04 | Associated Press
    <p>SAN FRANCISCO, California (AP) -- Former television talk show host Rosie O'Donnell said she planned to marry her longtime girlfriend Thursday in San Francisco, where more than 3,300 other same-sex couples have tied the knot since February 12.</p> <p>Appearing on ABC's "Good Morning America," O'Donnell announced she would wed Kelli Carpenter -- two days after President Bush called for a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage.</p>
  • Rosie to wed in SFO

    02/26/2004 6:45:41 AM PST · by Thommas · 54 replies · 1,138+ views
    Drudge | 02/26/2004 | Thommas
    This has to be a bit of a vanity - the advocate website, which is cited as the source for Drudge, won't allow me access. However, it should come as no surprise that Rosie, best known for her lesbian activism, is planning to marry her significant other in good ol' San Francisco.
  • Savage: Homosexual activists like Marxists

    02/24/2004 11:53:41 PM PST · by JohnHuang2 · 24 replies · 528+ views ^ | Wednesday, February 25, 2004
    © 2004 From his perch at the current ground zero in the battle over traditional marriage, San Francisco-based syndicated talk-show star Michael Savage warns one of America's "last institutions" is under attack from radical homosexuals with an agenda that mirror's revolutionary communists. "Gay marriage is an oxymoron," Savage said in comments e-mailed to WND. "It is a mockery of marriage by radical homosexuals who wish to destroy one of the last cornerstones of our culture. Those who have studied the communist agenda understand very well that Karl Marx himself derided marriage and family." He quoted from Marx's Communist Manifesto, which said,...
  • Bush's Demand for Discriminatory Amendment "Despicable New Low," - National Gay & Lesbian Task Force

    02/24/2004 11:01:27 AM PST · by chance33_98 · 38 replies · 322+ views
    Bush's Demand for Discriminatory Amendment "Despicable New Low," says National Gay And Lesbian Task Force 2/24/04 1:42:00 PM -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- To: National Desk Contact: Sheri A. Lunn of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, 323-857-8751 or 202-641-5592 WASHINGTON, Feb. 24 /U.S. Newswire/ -- The following is a response by National Gay and Lesbian Task Force executive director Matt Foreman: "Today the President of the United States, solely for political gain, called upon Congress to amend the United States Constitution to enshrine our second-class citizenship in the nation's most revered document. This is a despicable new low. "This is nothing...

    02/22/2004 9:15:44 AM PST · by Apolitical · 18 replies · 289+ views
    Iconoclast ^ | by Denis Schulz
    "You got $82 bucks and you're in San Francisco, you can get married. Just go down to City Hall -- line forms on the Far-Far Left. You'll have to step lively though -- there's quite a crowd -- a clerk will be right with you. Keep your checkbooks handy, and please keep your hands off your future spouse. There'll be plenty of time for that later. We're all adults here, and we want to get as many couples processed as we can before Arnold stirs his butt or O'Reilly gets his second wind. "Isn't this the most wonderful Valentine's Day...
  • Reading, Writing, and ... Homosexuality?

    02/21/2004 10:43:16 AM PST · by DemWatch · 48 replies · 1,521+ views
    TownHall ^ | Feb. 21, 2004 | Doug Giles
    Gone are the Norman Rockwell days of sending young Scooter off to school with his satchel slung over his shoulder, PBJ sandwich in his Superman lunch box and a wide-eyed expectancy of learning, the kind that makes individuals and nations great. With regard to the safe and trusted haven that was the public school, the fat lady has officially sung. Not only did Big Mama sing a while back, she’s been in the grave decomposing for a solid 40 years. I hate to sound like a freaked out parent, but I AM A FREAKED OUT PARENT! -- and I’m seriously...
  • Same-sex marriage threatens real marriage

    02/22/2004 6:54:58 AM PST · by billorites · 351 replies · 2,129+ views
    Manchester Union Leader ^ | February 22, 2004 | Bernadette Malone
    ONE QUESTION for the Rev. Gene Robinson, the nation’s first openly gay Episcopal priest (now bishop) who cautions those of us opposed to same-sex marriage: “Don’t waste your time and energy defending marriage from something that doesn’t threaten it.” Doesn’t polygamy threaten marriage? Would the Rev. Robinson rise to defend polygamy, and perform wedding ceremonies for a man and two women, or a woman and two men (polyandry)? Because if same-sex marriage doesn’t threaten real marriage, why should polygamy? There’s not a dime’s worth of difference between the two institutions when you study them. This comparison is not intended to...
  • Lockyer rejects halt to nuptials He dismisses governor's as a political ploy (CA RATS ALERT)

    02/21/2004 10:55:37 PM PST · by I_Love_My_Husband · 417 replies · 2,753+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 2/21/04 | Nanett Asimov & Ryan Kim
    <p>State Attorney General Bill Lockyer on Saturday rebuffed Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's demand that he force an end to San Francisco's same-sex marriages, calling the directive political rhetoric.</p> <p>"The governor can direct the Highway Patrol. He can direct the next 'Terminator 4' movie if he chooses. But he can't direct the attorney general in the way he's attempted to do," Lockyer said, adding that Schwarzenegger's written directive "was a statement designed for consumption at the Republican convention."</p>
  • Dateline Hit Piece on NOW - 'How did Jesus really die?'

    02/20/2004 6:31:49 PM PST · by jstolzen · 190 replies · 327+ views
    Dateline ^ | 2/20/04 | Dateline NBC
    Dateline NBC just now running an hour long special, asking "how did Jesus really die". Is anyone watching this? It's an outrageous "hit piece", portraying Jesus as nothing more than a controversial, politically motivated "Jewish preacher" trying to challenge the rule of the day. One "biblical scholar" actually just equated Jesus' statements about "tearing down this temple" to a Terrorist threat!! Apparently failing to stop Mel Gibson's "The Passion of the Christ" movie, the liberal elite are now trying to change the story itself. (Not that any outside of the far left will buy into the attempt). NBC (aka "the...
  • New Mexico... AG's ruling prompts her to STOP(gay marraige OVER in NM!)

    02/20/2004 5:59:14 PM PST · by I_Love_My_Husband · 67 replies · 517+ views
    AF via SFgate ^ | 2/20/04 | Susan Montoya Bryan
    <p>Dozens of gay and lesbian couples arrived in this rural town Friday to get married after a county clerk announced she would grant marriage licenses to same-sex couples, but the offer was soon revoked.</p> <p>The Sandoval County clerk's office granted licenses to 26 same-sex couples before New Mexico attorney general Patricia Madrid issued a late afternoon opinion saying the licenses were "invalid under state law."</p>
  • "Sex Week: A Celebration and Exploration of Sex..."

    02/20/2004 10:53:20 AM PST · by FlyLow · 10 replies · 128+ views
    The Federalist Newsletter | 2-20-04 | The Federalist Staff
    Yale University chose last week to extend the legacy of St. Valentine [read with sarcasm] by commemorating February 14th with "Sex Week: A Celebration and Exploration of Sex and Sexuality at Yale University." The week's activities, sponsored by Students for a Sexually Aware Campus (read: students for free love), included a series of guest speakers approved by Asst. Dean Edgar Letriz. Among these speakers were porn star Devinn Lane and history professor Naomi Rogers, who lectured on the history of the vibrator. Not to be outdone, the University of Oregon recently sponsored a production of "The Vagina Monologues." But while...
  • Wrong Form May Invalidate Calif Same-Sex Marriages

    02/18/2004 7:30:55 PM PST · by mhking · 80 replies · 665+ views
    Reuters ^ | 2.18.04 | Spencer Swartz
    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - California will not accept the marriage licenses granted to thousands of same-sex couples in San Francisco because the city created its own form to remove such terms as "bride" and "groom," a state official said on Wednesday. "There is a statewide form that every county has to use for marriage applications. If we receive application forms that are different from the single form used throughout the state, we will not accept them," said Nicole Kasabian Evans, a spokeswoman for the Health and Human Services Agency. Meanwhile, President Bush joined a chorus of those opposing San Francisco's...
  • County to issue same-sex marriage licenses (NEW MEXICO TODAY 2/20/04)

    02/20/2004 9:55:00 AM PST · by cyncooper · 173 replies · 1,209+ views
    Bernalillo, New Mexico-AP -- A county clerk in New Mexico says it has nothing to do with "politics or morals." Sandoval County Clerk Victoria Dunlap says the county plans to issue marriage licenses for same-sex couples. She made the decision after asking for an opinion from the county attorney, who said New Mexico law isn't clear on the issue. He also says refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples could open the county to legal action. State law defines marriage as a civil contract between contracting parties. It doesn't mention gender. The issue of gay marriage has stirred controversy...
  • Petition to Arrest Mayor Newsom

    02/19/2004 8:48:39 PM PST · by Remember_Salamis · 219 replies · 1,660+ views
    To: Califonia Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger Mayor Gavin Newsom of San Francisco has violated California law by Marrying Same-sex couples in San Francisco. It is patently unlawful to issue marriage certificates to same-sex couples. Section 308.5 of the California Family Code plainly defines a valid marriage as being limited to one man and one woman. Furthermore, California Penal Code section 115 prohibits the knowing procurement of any false or forged instrument to be filed or recorded in any public office, making such an act a felony punishable by up to three (3) years in prison. The Mayor of San Francisco is...
  • S.F. to Sue State Over Gay Marriage Ban

    02/19/2004 2:01:22 PM PST · by Simmy2.5 · 18 replies · 264+ views
    AP via Yahoo ^ | Febuary, 19, 2004 | By LISA LEFF, Associated Press Writer
    SAN FRANCISCO - After sanctioning more than 2,700 gay marriages in the past week, the city said Thursday it is suing the state of California, challenging its ban on same-sex marriages on constitutional grounds. City Attorney Dennis Herrera planned to file the suit in the afternoon, said his spokesman, Matt Dorsey. Two judges already are considering challenges from conservative groups seeking to halt the marriage spree that began last Thursday. The city's lawsuit asks that those cases be consolidated into one case. The city is asking Superior Court Judge James Warren to declare unconstitutional two sections of the California Family...
  • Daley on gay marriage: 'no problem'

    02/19/2004 5:37:36 AM PST · by Rutles4Ever · 38 replies · 454+ views
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | February 19, 2004 | Fran Spielman
    Mayor Daley said Wednesday he would have "no problem" with County Clerk David Orr issuing marriage licenses to gay couples -- and Orr said he's open to a San Francisco-style protest if a consensus can be built. "They're your doctors, your lawyers, your journalists, your politicians," the mayor said. "They're someone's son or daughter. They're someone's mother or father. . . . I've seen people of the same sex adopt children, have families. [They're] great parents. "Some people have a difference of opinion -- that only a man and a woman can get married. But in the long run, we...
  • ALL California Marriage Licenses should be regarded as INVALID

    02/18/2004 12:10:48 PM PST · by AnalogReigns · 31 replies · 422+ views
    Self | 18 Feb 2004 | Ralph W. Davis
    Since the State of California through the Mayor of San Francisco, city officials, state judges and other state authorities have seen fit to flagrantly violate their own state laws regarding fraudulant marriage licenses, I think it would be prudent if other states passed laws not to recognize ANY California marriage license issued Feb. 12, 2004 or later. San Francisco's fraud does not fall under protection of the full faith and credit clause of the U.S. Constitution, since it is after all, illegal. We'd put some fire under California's feet if other states refused to recognize the legality of their marriage...
  • Gay Marriage Issue Death for Democrats

    02/19/2004 6:27:40 PM PST · by jmstein7 · 37 replies · 472+ views
    EIB ^ | 2-19-04 | Rush Limbaugh
    Ladies and gentlemen, let me set this up by saying that many of you I know are beside yourselves. You cannot believe what is happening to our culture; you cannot believe what's happening to the country; you can't believe that the law can be so wantonly violated and nobody stand up and do anything about it. This is a political movement that's taking place, this is a political issue, it's not a civil rights issue, it's not a legal issue, well, it's a legal issue but that's not the predominant manner in which it's being played out. It's being played...
  • Bush 'Troubled' by Gay Marriage Issue (RE: San Fran weddings)

    02/18/2004 9:28:40 AM PST · by KantianBurke · 138 replies · 586+ views
    WASHINGTON - President Bush (news - web sites) said Wednesday he was "troubled" by gay weddings in San Francisco and by legal decisions in Massachusetts that could clear the way for same-sex marriage. But he declined to say whether he is any closer to backing a constitutional ban on such vows. "I have watched carefully what's happening in San Francisco, where licenses were being issued, even though the law states otherwise," Bush said. "I have consistently stated that I'll support law to protect marriage between a man and a woman. Obviously these events are influencing my decision." "I am watching...
  • The New York Times and the Left's War on Truth

    05/20/2003 1:10:54 AM PDT · by WaterDragon · 11 replies · 168+ views
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | May 20, 2003 | Spencer Warren
    The New York Times affirmative action diversity scandal demonstrates much more than the folly of the Left’s reverse racism and the top management’s arrogance. It is an example of the Left’s instrumental treatment of truth, which is the inescapable consequence of their worship at the altar of absolute equality of condition. Absolute equality is of course the utopian vision of the Left, which scorns the equality before the law that is the glory of America’s Constitution and of free government. Because the Left’s vision – or, to put it more accurately, obsession and fetish – is contradicted by the reality...
  • Catholic Women's League of Canada Endorses Legal Same-Sex Civil Unions

    04/15/2003 8:29:58 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 30 replies · 295+ views
    Life Site ^ | 4/11/03
    OTTAWA, April 11, 2003 ( - In a shocking official statement, the Catholic Women's League of Canada (CWL) has demanded that the federal government approve of legal homosexual civil unions. The statement flies in the face of repeated directions from Pope John Paul II which have condemned legal recognition of such sexual unions which are considered by the church to be unnatural and harmful. The statements came in a presentation to the House of Commons Justice Committee, which is conducting hearings on same-sex 'marriage'. The CWL statement, signed by Marie Cameron, National President; Agnes Bedard, National President-elect; Lucille Partington, National...
  • 'Gay' activists target students

    04/14/2003 6:40:48 PM PDT · by Houmatt · 20 replies · 284+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | April 14, 2003 | Unknown
    "Gay" activists are pushing an agenda in Canadian schools aimed to have students, teachers and principals "celebrate" homosexual and transgendered people, reports the Vancouver Sun. Two men leading the charge – Murray Warren and Peter Cook – filed a complaint with the British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal to compel teachers to deliver positive messages about homosexuals and transgendered people in every subject, in every classroom. The complaint alleges discrimination by the education ministry for ignoring calls for homophobia and "heterosexism" to be addressed in the classroom. "People want to see us [teachers] address homophobia across the board," Warren, a Coquitlam...