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  • New Bill Would Extend Federal Employment Benefits to Homosexual Partners

    11/27/2011 5:24:48 AM PST · by IbJensen · 46 replies
    The New American ^ | 11/25/2011 | Dave Bohon
    In a deep bow to the homosexual lobby, a small army of Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives has introduced legislation that would extend employee benefits to the same-sex partners of federal workers. Under H.R. 3485, homosexual partners of federal employees would be eligible for such benefits as retirement, life insurance, health insurance, workers compensation, and death benefits. “The federal government must set an example as an equal opportunity employer,” the bill’s sponsor, lesbian Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) was quoted by The Hill as saying. “If we are to treat all federal employees fairly and recruit the best and...
  • Experts says Cheney can't avoid testifying

    05/25/2006 2:27:21 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 11 replies · 545+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 5/25/06 | Toni Locy - ap
    WASHINGTON - If a prosecutor calls him as a witness, Vice President Dick Cheney probably can't avoid testifying in his former chief of staff's perjury trial, legal experts said Thursday. "There may be significant issues of executive privilege and significant issues of classified information. But there are obviously significant factual issues that bear on the charges the prosecutor has brought" in the CIA leak investigation, said former federal prosecutor E. Lawrence Barcella Jr. "So there is a far better than average chance that you are going to see the vice president sitting in the witness chair" if he is summoned,...