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  • Turning the Bible on its Head -- Newsweek Goes for Gay Marriage (Response to Lisa Miller)

    12/09/2008 5:38:02 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 30 replies · 933+ views
    Albert Mohler ^ | Dec 8, 2008 | Rev. Albert Mohler
    RESPONDING TO NEWSWEEK's DISTORTIONS OF THE BIBLE REGARDING THE DEFINITION OF MARRIAGE Newsweek magazine, one of the most influential news magazines in America, has decided to come out for same-sex marriage in a big way, and to do so by means of a biblical and theological argument. In its cover story for this week, "The Religious Case for Gay Marriage," Newsweek religion editor Lisa Miller offers a revisionist argument for the acceptance of same-sex marriage. It is fair to say that Newsweek has gone for broke on this question. Miller begins with a lengthy dismissal of the Bible's relevance to...
  • Newsweek Goes Gay

    12/08/2008 9:43:31 AM PST · by This Just In · 53 replies · 1,334+ views
    http://www.albertmohler.com ^ | December 8, 2008 | Dr. Albert Mohler
    Turning the Bible on its Head -- Newsweek Goes for Gay Marriage Posted: Monday, December 08, 2008 at 6:50 am ET Printer Version E-mail Permalink Bookmark and Share Newsweek magazine, one of the most influential news magazines in America, has decided to come out for same-sex marriage in a big way, and to do so by means of a biblical and theological argument. In its cover story for this week, "The Religious Case for Gay Marriage," Newsweek religion editor Lisa Miller offers a revisionist argument for the acceptance of same-sex marriage. It is fair to say that Newsweek has gone...
  • Christianists Ramp Up Obama Birth Certificate Attacks

    11/26/2008 9:36:13 AM PST · by pissant · 72 replies · 2,759+ views
    Joe.my.god ^ | Poofer
    The right-wing just won't let go of their "Barack Obama is not a U.S. citizen" bit of nonsense. Today the Christiantist site World Net Daily is asking their readers to FedEx letters to the Supreme Court demanding they hold a hearing on the subject. They also want letters sent to Republican members of Congress saying, "Please hold congressional hearings to investigate whether Barack Obama meets the basic constitutional requirements for the highest office of the land." They are also demanding that the members of the Electoral College prove Obama's citizenship before their December 15th vote that will officially make him...
  • Actor Rupert Everett brands British soldiers 'pathetic, whining wimps'

    06/08/2008 10:51:56 AM PDT · by MovementConservative · 80 replies · 634+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | Last updated at 6:00 PM on 08th June 2008 | Julian Gavaghan
    Controversial actor Rupert Everett has accused British soldiers risking their lives in Iraq and Afghanistan of being "whining wimps", it emerged today. --snip-- And comparing troops from now and then he said: “In Burton's day they were itching to get into the fray. “Now it is the opposite. They are always whining about the dangers of being killed. Oh my God, they are such wimps now! "The whole point of being in the Army is wanting to get killed, wanting to test yourself to the limits. Now you have to fly 15,000ft above the war zone to avoid getting hit....
  • Texas Pastor Connected with Prominent Gay Porn Website

    05/13/2008 11:15:54 PM PDT · by Gamecock · 19 replies · 554+ views
    LifwSitwNews ^ | May 13, 2008 | Michael Baggot
    MCKINNEY, TX, May 13, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Texas residents are alarmed that Bishop Kevin Farrell has appointed Fr. Arthur Mallinson, a priest associated with a prominent website for actively homosexual priests and religious, pastor of the newly renovated St. Michael's parish in McKinney, Texas. Fr. Arthur Mallinson's picture has appeared on the St. Sebastian's Angels (SSA) website, a now defunct online network for actively homosexual priests and religious that featured pornographic images, sexually explicit comments, and derogatory remarks about Vatican churchmen, particularly against then-Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger. In 1999, the reform organization Roman Catholic Faithful (RCF) exposed SSA and the fifty-three...
  • Iran: Stop the Execution of Child Offender Convicted of Sodomy (press release)

    12/06/2007 12:37:34 PM PST · by Salman · 40 replies · 164+ views
    International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission ^ | November 05, 2007 | International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission
    The International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC) has learned that Makvan Mouloodzadeh, a 21-year old Iranian citizen of Kurdish origin from the city of Paveh, in the Western province of Kermanshah, has been sentenced by the government to execution. Makvan has been convicted of multiple counts of anal rape and sentenced to execution for crimes allegedly committed when he was 13 years old. IGLHRC calls for an international response to stop this scheduled execution. Imposing the death penalty for crimes committed by juveniles is prohibited under international law as well as by the Iranian legal system. In addition,...
  • Gay Episcopal bishop endorses Obama

    08/04/2007 9:56:17 PM PDT · by monomaniac · 34 replies · 1,032+ views
    Robinson proposes marriage of Church and State? Gay Episcopal bishop endorses Obama Washington DC, Aug 3, 2007 / 10:31 am (CNA).- Bishop Gene Robinson of New Hampshire, the nation's first openly gay Episcopal bishop, has given his endorsement to presidential hopeful Barack Obama, citing the Illinois Democrat's experience with racism and discrimination. Obama's campaign put out a news release announcing Robinson’s support. It identified Robinson as "a civil rights leader and a leading voice in the faith community." The bishop says he hopes to persuade Obama to embrace same-sex marriage. Obama supports civil unions and rights for gay couples, but...
  • Defrocked pastor becomes unlikely hero { Schmeling }

    06/24/2007 9:08:09 AM PDT · by SmithL · 17 replies · 456+ views
    AP via Yahoo! ^ | 6/23/7 | GREG BLUESTEIN, Associated Press Writer
    ATLANTA - The tattered cloth scraps started arriving at St. John's Lutheran Church shortly after the Rev. Bradley Schmeling took his stand against the church hierarchy, each with an embroidered or drawn message of support. "God is with you. Make fire in Atlanta," reads one of the hundreds of prayer cloths. "All love is holy," says another. Schmeling's refusal last year to resign after telling a church bishop he was in a gay relationship has earned him quite a following. More than 1,000 supporters joined an online prayer vigil to back Schmeling while a disciplinary committee was making its decision...
  • Serial-killer suspect tells police why he did it (Houma, LA)

    12/04/2006 2:43:11 PM PST · by Ellesu · 32 replies · 2,234+ views
    www.houmatoday.com ^ | 12/04/06 | houmatoday
    The man who allegedly admitted to murdering nearly two dozen men told authorities he did so to keep them quiet after raping them. Ronald Joseph Dominique, 42, of Bayou Blue, is formally charged with killing 11 men over a period spanning nearly a decade. Police say he’s admitted to killing 23, and there may be others whose deaths haven’t been discovered yet. He targeted men with a transient life-style, those who walked or relied on a bicycle for transportation and may have had drug or alcohol problems. Some of those men were gay, others performed sex acts with men or...
  • Court shocker: 10 months for kiddie porn producer

    11/25/2006 2:53:15 AM PST · by Robert Drobot · 129 replies · 4,659+ views
    WorldNetDaily.com ^ | 25 November, Anno Domini, 2006 | Editors
    A Democrat community leader who would "offer a homily during worship services" and facilitated his congregation's "opening our doors to all people regardless of sexual orientation" has been given a slap on the hand after pleading guilty to extensive child pornography offenses involving children as young as six. Authorities say Andrew Douglas Reed, 53, who reported for an abbreviated jail term just a few weeks ago, had pleaded guilty to a page-long list of counts of 2nd-degree sexual exploitation of a minor. Court records in the Asheville, N.C., case said he admitted that he would "record, develop and duplicate material...
  • Foley Setup? - Part V - Uncovering the Conspiracy

    10/04/2006 4:57:03 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 178 replies · 4,004+ views
    Macsminds ^ | 10.04.06 | Macranger
    I don’t think I’ve ever seen a political conspiracy unravel as fast as this one that involves former representative Mark Foley. Let’s recap. 1. On September 29th Foley is approached by ABC NEWS about salitious Instant Messages with a former page and abruptly resigns. Four days later he turns himself into rehab. 2. Through investigation by several bloggers, including yours truly, it is discovered that during the last few years, liberal watchdog group CREW may have had specific knowlede of the IM’s existance, and of Foley’s activities, and might have possibly been in possession corospondence between Rep. Foley and former...
  • Homosexual Festival Assaults Children

    10/03/2006 6:05:02 PM PDT · by 4lifeandliberty · 33 replies · 1,438+ views
    Life and Liberty Ministries ^ | 10/3/06 | Dennis Green
    Life and Liberty Ministries asks that you let your voice be heard! WARNING! THIS CALL TO ACTION CONTAINS OBSCENE AND OFFENSIVE LANGUAGE! Gay Pride Virginia presented its Pride Fest at the 17th Street Farmers Market in the City of Richmond on Saturday, Sept. 30, 2006. Life and Liberty Ministries was there to share the Gospel with the attendees. The event sponsors stated the following on the Gay Pride Virginia website, "The event will be family friendly so feel free to bring the kids for face painting, balloons and magic! Vendors and food and beverage stands and will be set up...
  • Foley Claims He Was Molested by Clergyman When He Was a Teen

    10/03/2006 3:22:32 PM PDT · by ableLight · 320 replies · 7,306+ views
    FoxNews ^ | 10/3/06 | FoxNews
  • Leave poor Dubya alone? Yeah, right.

    08/23/2006 4:18:36 AM PDT · by Condor 63 · 23 replies · 770+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | Wednesday, August 23, 2006 | Mark Morford
    I get this a lot, from the distraught and Bush-embarrassed right, whenever I happily cough up Dubya's name in a column that would seem to have nothing whatsoever to do with our bumbling, neck-groping disaster of a whimpering leader: Hey (I'm paraphrasing here) you gay-loving yoga pervert communist! What the gosh-golly hell does George W. Bush possibly have to do with (fill in the blank) cancer rates/MS Windows/electric sports cars/Christina Aguilera? Why do you insist on sneaking in little slaps and stabs at the beleaguered monkeyman even when writing about problems and issues that (seemingly) have nothing to do with...
  • [RINO] Kolbe says time not right to push gay immigration rights [Admits having foreign boyfriend]

    07/06/2006 3:47:55 PM PDT · by Spiff · 82 replies · 1,444+ views
    New York Blade ^ | 6 July 2006 | Joshua Lynsen
    Kolbe says time not right to push gay immigration rightsGay GOP congressman is in bi-national relationship By JOSHUA LYNSEN | Jul 6, 12:38 AM Retiring gay Congressman Jim Kolbe (R-Ariz.), who is involved in a bi-national relationship, said in an interview this week that he isn't pushing gay issues in the ongoing immigration battle on Capitol Hill because it would only add "baggage" to the debate. "The immigration debate is so heavily laden and so fraught with so many issues that adding one like this into it is not terribly practical," said Kolbe, one of the leading congressional Republicans setting...
  • MORFORD: Which Way To The Apocalypse?

    06/09/2006 7:46:33 AM PDT · by SmithL · 8 replies · 474+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 6/9/6 | Mark Morford
    When all the fanatical Christians disappear, will traffic finally improve? Wait, did I miss it? Did it happen three days ago, on 6-6-06, a.k.a. Tea Time with the Beast, a.k.a. the Great Day of Reckoning, a.k.a. the National Day of Slayer, all the world crashing down in a heap of hissing steam and belching smoke and balmy gusty breezes sometime around noon just after lunch but not before rush hour and hitting right around siesta? I might have been napping. Did the Apocalypse finally hit? Did the deep wish of roughly a half-billion zealous believers come to pass and were...
  • Bring on 6$ a Gallon Gas

    05/10/2006 7:56:48 PM PDT · by Tzimisce · 50 replies · 2,161+ views
    SFGate.com ^ | Mark Morford
    No wait, not six. To hell with that. Make it 10. Ten bucks a gallon, no matter what the going rate for a barrel of light sweet crude. That would so completely, violently, brilliantly do it. Revolutionize the country. Firebomb our pungent stasis. Change everything. Don't you agree? Here's what we could do: Give gas discounts to cab drivers (at least initially) and metro transit systems and low-income folks, those who have to drive their busted-up '78 Honda Civics to their jobs scrubbing restaurant toilets and flipping burgers and vacuuming the residual cocaine from the seat cushions of numb SUV...
  • MORFORD: Christian Virgins Are Overrated

    05/12/2006 5:59:51 AM PDT · by SmithL · 19 replies · 1,740+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 5/12/6 | Mark Morford
    Think sex and drugs destroy America? Try naive chastity. Oh, and "Purity Balls" There are these things. These unholy events called "Purity Balls" and you should probably fall to your knees right this minute and thank a merciful and lubricious and happily polyamorous God that you do not know what they are and that you have access right this minute to vast quantities of wine to deflect their nasty karmic arrows because, you know, oh my God. But hey, free country. Purity Balls. No, not some sort of newfangled spherical chastity device to be inserted using vacuum tubes and pulleys,...
  • MORFORD: Can You Still Hate Wal-Mart?

    05/24/2006 7:44:47 AM PDT · by SmithL · 26 replies · 1,087+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 5/24/6 | Mark Morford
    It's a shockingly eco-friendly plan from the world's most toxic retailer. Did hell just freeze over? Sometimes you just have to let the possibility breathe. Sometimes you just have to allow that something grand and good and healthy might actually be born from the bowels of the dank and ravenous megacorporate world, like flowers from a dung heap, like vodka from old potatoes, even if it comes right alongside the nastiest, most abusive federal environmental policy you will see in your lifetime. Take Wal-Mart, the most famously offensive, town-destroying, junk-purveying, labor-abusing, sweatshop-supporting, American-job-killing, soul-numbing, seizure-inducing, hope-curdling retailer in the known...
  • MORFORD: S. Dakota Slaps Up Its Women

    03/03/2006 5:54:03 AM PST · by SmithL · 9 replies · 382+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 3/3/6 | Mark Morford
    Another state you should never visit passes an appalling abortion ban, because they hate youAttention all funky sexy single intelligent women of South Dakota (assuming there are any left): It is time. Pack it up. Strip the bed, box up the cat, load the U-Haul, call your hip friends over in Minneapolis, move out West, or East, or anywhere with a mind-set not stuck like a bloody nail in the moral coffin of 1845. Let this be your clarion call. Get the hell out, right now. Here is why: You state hates you. Your state, apparently run be pallid sexless...
  • Singer George Michael arrested in drugs probe (Passed out in SUV)

    02/27/2006 7:21:51 AM PST · by Mr. Brightside · 13 replies · 640+ views
    Yahoo ^ | 2/27/06
    Singer George Michael arrested in drugs probe Mon Feb 27, 2:37 AM ET LONDON (Reuters) - British singer George Michael was arrested on Sunday on suspicion of possessing drugs after he was found slumped in a car in central London, a police source said. Michael, 42, who has sold more than 80 million records worldwide during a 25-year career, was arrested in the Hyde Park area of the capital early on Sunday, the source said. A London police spokesman issued a statement saying a 42-year-old man had been held on suspicion of possessing Class C drugs, a group in British...
  • Attack at gay bar leaves 3 injured

    02/03/2006 4:19:01 AM PST · by Crystal Allen · 27 replies · 838+ views
    The Boston Globe ^ | 2-3-06 | John R. Ellement and Raja Mishra
    http://www.boston.com/news/local/massachusetts/articles/2006/02/03/attack_at_gay_bar_leaves_3_injured/
  • MORFORD: The Real State Of The Union

    02/01/2006 5:48:26 AM PST · by SmithL · 13 replies · 501+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 2/1/6 | Mark Morford
    How to address a bitter, war-torn but still somehow giddy and deeply horny nation. My fellow Americans, we're not as royally screwed as everything Bush has done during his miserable term in office would have you believe.
  • MORFORD: Sam Alito On Brokeback Mountain

    01/20/2006 7:48:06 AM PST · by SmithL · 9 replies · 559+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 1/20/6 | Mark Morford
    What do the bitter neocon nominee and the amazing Oscar-bound film have in common? There is this theory, more of a truism really, tossed about like a fuzzy beach ball by the gurus and the masters and the mystics since Jesus was but a lint ball of possibility in the Great Belly Button of Time. . . .
  • Former Teacher On House Arrest For Sex With Student

    01/20/2006 5:13:01 AM PST · by moonman · 57 replies · 1,758+ views
    WFTV.com News ^ | 1/20/2005
    Former Teacher On House Arrest For Sex With Student POSTED: 6:37 am EST January 20, 2006 INVERNESS, Fla. -- A former Citrus County high school teacher accused of having a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old female student has been sentenced to two years of house arrest. Amy Gail Lilley, 36, pleaded no contest Thursday to a charge of lewd and lascivious battery of a child under 16. She also has been sentenced to eight years of probabtion. Circuit Judge Ric Howard agreed to what he called a significantly reduced sentenced based on statements from Assistant State Attorney Rich Buxman and...
  • Nickelodeon staffer accused of molestation

    12/18/2005 5:19:11 AM PST · by baystaterebel · 13 replies · 748+ views
    BURBANK, Calif., Dec. 17 (UPI) -- A Nickelodeon production assistant has been arrested for allegedly fondling a 14-year-old boy at the TV network's Burbank, Calif., studio. Los Angeles County prosecutors charged Ezell Channel Friday with two felony counts of lewd and lascivious acts with a child, the Burbank Leader reported Saturday. The victim's mother filed a police complaint Tuesday after she found Channel's name on the "Megan's Law" Internet list of convicted child molesters, police said. Police told the newspaper Channel's job at the children's network did not put him in regular contact with minors. However, police said the alleged...
  • MORFORD: Scenes From A Bush Thanksgiving

    11/24/2005 6:20:10 PM PST · by SmithL · 8 replies · 409+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 11/23/5 | Mark Morford
    Dubya pouts, Cheney scowls, no one brings pie -- and why is Rove looking at Barb that way? Ah yes, it is that time again. The smell of roasting turkey and cigar smoke and Polo cologne, perfume like florid gasoline. Copious forced laughter that sounds like geese mating in a broom closet. It is Thanksgiving dinner at the Bush White House, . . .
  • Drug agents dismantle crystal meth factory: ‘Impressive’ Southie lab called Northeast’s largest

    11/17/2005 5:39:18 PM PST · by wagglebee · 29 replies · 1,162+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | 11/17/05 | Jessica Fargen and Laura Crimaldi
    Agents began dismantling a massive Southie drug factory yesterday where MIT graduate Kevin McCormick was found dead after an apparent wild weekend sex romp gone wrong. Police say they found hundreds of chemicals used to concoct club and date-rape drugs such as crystal methamphetamine and “Special K.” “This is probably the largest (meth) lab we’ve seen in the Northeast in the past 10 years,” said an investigating agent from the Drug Enforcement Administration who refused to give his name. “This is not a small lab. This is not a mom and pop lab.” Investigators found chemicals used to manufacture crystal...
  • MORFORD: To The Drunk Who Smashed My Car Quite a wreck you made, didn't you?

    11/11/2005 9:31:11 AM PST · by BurbankKarl · 25 replies · 983+ views
    SF GATE ^ | 11/11/05 | Miss Morford
    Yes, I know you were drunk. Must've been. Either drunk or on serious meds and/or you just didn't give much of a damn about anything anyway because you're just one of those people, one of those types who comes lurching around the city like a chunk of numbed pain in your big-ass mid-'80s burgundy car with the white top and chrome bumpers -- an old Cadillac? Monte Carlo? -- early last Sunday morning to wreak casual havoc. Is that about right? Do you remember any of it? Here is what I'm guessing: probably not. Let me tell you what happened,...
  • Gay bishop attacks Catholic stand (Episcopal Vicki Gene attacks the Pope)

    11/06/2005 11:31:58 AM PST · by Heatseeker · 67 replies · 1,563+ views
    BBC ^ | November 6, 2005 | BBC
    The first openly gay Anglican bishop, Gene Robinson, has called for the Roman Catholic church's attitude to homosexuals to be confronted. The Bishop of New Hampshire said the Vatican's ban on ordaining gay men was "vile", in a speech in London. He received a standing ovation after his speech, in which he spoke of how he had faced prejudice in his role. Some Anglican conservatives had called for the St-Martin-in-the-Fields church venue to be changed to a secular one. Battle for soul of church Bishop Robinson said: "We are seeing so many Roman Catholics joining the church. "Pope Ratzinger may...
  • Society Becomes Stranger and Stranger (left wing activists seek to avoid "couple-ism")

    10/25/2005 1:58:57 PM PDT · by dukeman · 58 replies · 1,647+ views
    Society Becomes Stranger and Stranger Tragically, many psychologists and sociologists have noted that even in same-sex “marriages,” both partners take on heterosexual gender roles. That is, one person will play a female role and the other will play a male role. Some members of the gay community have denounced this imitation of heterosexual marriage by inventing a new term. The new term for the phenomenon to be avoided is called “couple-ism.” Since marriage is thought to be an outmoded “patriarchal” institution, taking on gender roles within a same-sex marriage is to be avoided. In other words, same-sex marriage is good...
  • MORFORD: God Does Not Want 16 Kids

    10/19/2005 7:48:41 AM PDT · by SmithL · 85 replies · 2,225+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 10/19/5 | Mark Morford
    Arkansas mom gives birth to a whole freakin' baseball team. How deeply should you cringe? Who are you to judge? Who are you to say that the more than slightly creepy 39-year-old woman from Arkansas who just gave birth to her 16th child yes that's right 16 kids and try not to cringe in phantom vaginal pain when you say it, who are you to say Michelle Duggar is not more than a little unhinged and sad and lost? And furthermore, who are you to suggest that her equally troubling husband -- whose name is, of course, Jim Bob...
  • The End of Gay Culture

    10/15/2005 5:17:38 PM PDT · by Torie · 99 replies · 3,451+ views
    The New Republic ^ | October 13, 2005 | Andrew Sullivan
    ASSIMILATION AND ITS MEANING. The End of Gay Culture Andrew Sullivan For ... two decades, I have spent much of every summer in the small resort of Provincetown, at the tip of CapeCod. It has long attracted artists, writers, the offbeat, and the bohemian; and, for many years now, it has been to gay America what Oak Bluffs in Martha's Vineyard is to black America: a place where a separate identity essentially defines a separate place. No one bats an eye if two men walk down the street holding hands, or if a lesbian couple pecks each other on the...
  • MORFORD: What God Really Told Bush

    10/12/2005 7:56:21 AM PDT · by SmithL · 18 replies · 1,192+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 10/12/5 | Mark Morford
    Apparently, it wasn't just "invade Iraq and Afghanistan in my name." A special report: Scene: White House private residence, night, not long ago. President Bush present in his most favoritest guns 'n' bunnies PJs. Laura asleep, knocked out by a combination of too much Good Housekeeping and excessive hair-spray fumes. Suddenly, a burst of black smoke. A deep, resonant voice speaks: "Psst! George! God here, taking a break from supervising the well-being of eight billion troubled souls along with infinite galaxies of unimaginable vastness to speak with you directly one more time because, well, you're special, aren't you, George? Yes...
  • Attorney: gay priest gave dog Communion

    10/10/2005 3:57:20 AM PDT · by NYer · 44 replies · 992+ views
    Michigan News ^ | October 3, 2005 | Matt C. Abbott
    In what seems to be one of the worst – if not the worst – archdiocese in terms of the presence of non-celibate homosexual clergy, the saga of Miami whistle-blowing priest Andrew Dowgiert continues. The following is the most recent (edited) update from Father Dowgiert’s attorney, Sharon Bourassa: “We met with the canon lawyer on September 30 for four hours.  He came in from Rome and is considered to be one of the best.  We gave him all we have and he was shocked by the bigger picture of what is going on in our archdiocese.   “He has asked that we present...
  • MORFORD: Love Still Rules San Francisco

    09/30/2005 7:51:22 AM PDT · by SmithL · 6 replies · 679+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 9/30/5 | Mark Morford
    Leather, techno, sex & war: more only-in-SF juice to make you proud. Take that, uptight neocons. It was the moment when we walked by a jam-packed S.F. City Hall and realized it was open to host a VIP techno dance party, while immediately outside its gilded doors upward of 50,000 revelers wandered and shimmied and flaunted their costumes and drank nasty Red Bull cocktails in the huge Civic Center plaza for the third annual Love Parade, everyone baring flesh and shaking their groove thangs to any one of 200 world-class (well, some of them) DJs spinning their wares on over...
  • MORFORD: Kneel Before The Meteorologist

    09/28/2005 7:53:00 AM PDT · by SmithL · 22 replies · 1,082+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 9/28/5 | Mark Morford
    At last, one scientist BushCo will definitely -- albeit resentfully -- listen to. Sometimes. So now we know. This is what it takes. This is how far the nation has to crumble and this is how many people have to die and this is how many tens of billions it has to cost and this is how far his dirt-low poll numbers have to fall before Bush will finally come out and say he agrees with one of those godforsaken gul-dang book-learned scientist types. You know the ones. Those informed and well-educated data-crunchers he normally despises like a kid hates...
  • The Storm That Ate The GOP (Morford alert)

    09/14/2005 5:00:05 PM PDT · by Crackingham · 31 replies · 1,454+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 9/14/05 | Mark Morford
    Can you hear that? That low scraping moan, that painful scream, that compressed hissing wail like the sound of an angry alligator caught in a vise? Why, it's the GOP, and they're screaming, "No, no it can't be, oh my God, please no, this damnable Katrina thing is just an unstoppable PR disaster for us!" After all (they wail), who woulda thought dissing all those poor black people and letting so many of them die in filth and misery in the Superdome while our pampered CEO president enjoyed yet another vacation would cause such an ugly backlash, such harsh criticism...
  • Gay Teacher Question for Freepers (Vanity)

    08/17/2005 7:58:48 AM PDT · by Dr._Joseph_Warren · 598 replies · 7,140+ views
    None | 8/17/05 | Dr._Joseph_Warren
    Question: Ignoring all legal issues.... Would you care/object if your children's teacher was openly (not flaming) gay? Would it make any difference if the gay teacher was male or female? Would it make any difference if the gay person taught elementary, middle school or high school?
  • Accused HIV spreader puts Atlanta's gay community on edge

    07/17/2005 5:45:57 AM PDT · by Dane · 39 replies · 1,467+ views
    AccessNorthGA.com ^ | 7/16/05 | AP
    Accused HIV spreader puts Atlanta's gay community on edge The Associated Press - ATLANTA Garry Wayne Carriker was a fourth-year medical student with a charming style that he worked to his advantage around the city's bustling gay scene. But just months after he would have graduated from Emory University Medical School, Carriker's career is on hold as he sits in jail, awaiting trial on sex-crime charges that have put Atlanta's gay community on edge. His crime? Police say the 26-year-old knew he had the HIV virus but went ahead with unprotected consensual sex with another man without warning him. And...
  • Michael Jackson Verdict Watch (Live Thread-[Update-Not Guilty ALL Counts])

    06/03/2005 12:26:19 PM PDT · by Howlin · 4,186 replies · 128,058+ views
    Court TV; MSNBC; Fox ^ | June 3, 2005
    Bayliffs being sworn in, alternatives have been sent home! This circus is about to be in the hands of the jury! Bets? Predictions?
  • (Miami child-molestor/weatherman) Bill Kamal Talks About Life Behind Bars

    05/09/2005 6:18:43 PM PDT · by mhking · 90 replies · 5,259+ views
    Bill Kamal Talks About Life Behind Bars POSTED: 10:26 am EDT May 9, 2005 UPDATED: 6:53 pm EDT May 9, 2005 DEVEN, Mass. -- In an exclusive jailhouse interview, Bill Kamal -- the former Channel 7 chief meteorologist -- sits down and tells everything to Local 10 News.Our community was shocked when we learned he had driven to Fort Pierce to meet who he thought was a 14-year-old boy. He was caught in an Internet sex sting, pleaded guilty and was sentenced to five years in prison.We saw the evidence. We heard the sickening details of the conversations on the...
  • Lampson to Challenge DeLay for Texas Seat

    05/04/2005 4:18:27 PM PDT · by kingattax · 74 replies · 1,097+ views
    Associated Press ^ | WENDY BENJAMINSON
    STAFFORD, Texas (AP) - A former Democratic congressman announced Wednesday that he will try to win the seat held by Republican House Majority Leader Tom DeLay, who has been hounded by allegations of ethics violations. "We need leaders with a high standard of accountability to the public; who will recognize that there is only one standard for ethical behavior," Nick Lampson told reporters gathered on the front lawn of his aunt's house in suburban Houston. Although Lampson peppered his remarks with comments about an ethics controversy DeLay is facing, he claimed he would focus on his record from four terms...
  • Bill O'Reilly touts Bishop Spong's new book (one claim in the book: St Paul was closeted gay)

    04/12/2005 11:19:52 PM PDT · by churchillbuff · 386 replies · 3,277+ views
    amazon ^ | Ap 05 | Jack Spong
    O'Reilly has written a dustjacket blurb for Bishop Spong's new book: "The Sins of Scripture challenges Christians to look beyond the myths of their faith into the heart of the matter." I also got an email from a Spong-promoting outfit that says O'Reilly will have Spong on his show. Here's the Publishers Weekly review on amazon: Spong, a retired Episcopal bishop and prominent spokesperson for liberal Christianity, focuses this book on "terrible texts" which have been used to justify such "sins" as overbreeding, degradation of the environment, sexism, child abuse and anti-Semitism. These biblical texts, according to Spong, are not...
  • Canadian bishop attacks gays

    01/18/2005 10:20:24 PM PST · by AskStPhilomena · 27 replies · 564+ views
    Globe and Mail ^ | January 18, 2005 | Michael Valpy
    The Roman Catholic bishop of Calgary has brought on a blizzard of criticism and hate mail by sending out a pastoral letter to his flock arguing that the state must use its coercive power either to proscribe or to curtail homosexuality in society's interests. Bishop Fred Henry's words were called horrifying and un-Canadian by the head of a Christian homosexual organization. The Anglican bishop of Calgary said he had "a great deal of difficulty" with his Catholic counterpart's choice of language, and academic theologians said Bishop Henry had not made a wise choice of words. Which, in fact, was a...
  • Richard Hatch Hit With Tax Evasion Rap (Did not report $1mm Survivor prize to IRS)

    01/18/2005 10:20:31 AM PST · by presidio9 · 89 replies · 2,582+ views
    The Smoking Gun ^ | JANUARY 18
    Richard Hatch, the first winner of CBS's "Survivor," was charged today with failing to report his $1 million reality TV windfall to the Internal Revenue Service. The below two-count criminal information, unsealed today in U.S. District Court in Rhode Island, charges Hatch with filing a false 2000 tax return that omitted his seven-figure "Survivor" winnings. The nudity enthusiast, 43, is also charged with filing a false return for 2001 (he allegedly did not report $321,000 paid to him by a Boston radio station). If convicted of the felony charges, Hatch could face a maximum of five years in prison for...
  • F***ing with Freepers: Sex catapults me to the big time

    01/14/2005 7:57:27 AM PST · by madprof98 · 556 replies · 11,907+ views
    Creative Loafing (Atlanta) ^ | 1/13/05 | CLIFF BOSTOCK
    Woo hoo! I've made the big time. Last month, the website Free Republic featured a thread about my Nov. 18 column, "Queers Who Don't Act Right." You probably don't know much about Free Republic unless you are a right-wing lunatic. Free Republic is so far right that wing-nut gay muckraker Matt Drudge and Lucianne Goldberg, one of the architects of the Clinton-Monica Lewinsky brouhaha, both left the site in 1999 because it was too extreme, even for them. In the years since, the site has become the contemporary version of a marathon meeting of the old John Birch Society and...
  • A SWEDISH PENTECOSTAL PASTOR WAS SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR THIS SERMON

    01/14/2005 4:34:16 AM PST · by Robert Drobot · 12 replies · 586+ views
    European American Evangelistic Crusades ^ | 20 Jul 2004 | Pastor Ake Green
    "I am well aware that this subject is charged and controversial -- and it has become so even in Christian circles. I have not sought support for my thoughts from the Word of God. Rather, the Word of God has given me the thoughts I will present here today. I will bring up the subject of homosexuality, but also the relationship to Christian homosexuals."
  • Christians Face long Jail Time In Philadelphia

    12/18/2004 3:32:52 PM PST · by 4lifeandliberty · 56 replies · 2,202+ views
    Wisconsin Christians United ^ | 12/18/04 | Dennis Green
    "If the world hate you, ye know that it hated me before it hated you." John 15:18 Dear Friends, I assume that by now all of you are well-acquainted with the outrage that is unfolding in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This past October, eleven Christians were arrested on the public sidewalk and each charged with five misdemeanor crimes and three felonies for sharing the gospel at a public sodomite event. I have done a number of "Heart of the Matter" programs on this story, and it has been well-aired by others as well. On today's HOM, www.theheartofthematteronline.com/archive.asp?archiveID=1162 you can hear the latest...
  • Philly Court Orders Four Christians to Trial

    12/15/2004 8:47:39 PM PST · by 4lifeandliberty · 36 replies · 2,196+ views
    Agape Press ^ | 12/15/04 | Dennis Green
    Philly Court Orders Four Christians to Trial December 15, 2004 Philly Court Orders Four Christians to Trial; Emergency Appeal Likely Attorney Contends Reading Scripture in Public Landed Them in Jail By Allie Martin December 15, 2004 (AgapePress) - An attorney with a pro-family ministry says a judge's decision on Tuesday, ordering four Christians in Philadelphia to stand trial for witnessing at a homosexual pride event, is comparable to the atmosphere of the civil rights struggle of the 1950s and 1960s. In October, 11 Christians were arrested as they were praying and reading scripture during the annual "gay pride" event known...