Famous GOP Smut Writer to Defend Prop 8

By |December 20th, 2008|

BY TAYLOR MARSH Via the AP, Jerry Brown has a change of heart: California Attorney General Jerry Brown changed course on the state's new same-sex marriage ban Friday and urged the state Supreme Court to void Proposition 8. In a dramatic reversal, Brown filed a legal brief saying the measure that amended the California Constitution [...]

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Christmas is Almost Here Cocktail Time

By |December 19th, 2008|

BY TAYLOR MARSH Okay, so it's time to raise your glass to all things Tip O'Neill, but after Rick Warren I'm not feeling so ho-ho-ho post-partisan "agree to disagree." So let's just say cheers, remembering that we actually won this election and should act like we won it. I know, a shocking idea. I am [...]

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RICK WARREN: Hey Homos, Rein In Your Gayness!

By |December 19th, 2008|

BY TAYLOR MARSH The interview with Ann Courie is stunning and this is only a tiny portion. It's clear that even after the Donnie McClurkin kerfuffle, Obama invited what has ensued through elevating Rick Warren to preacher in chief at his inaugural. Aravosis has found a beaut on Warren's Saddleback website, which explicitly bans gays. [...]

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This Week ‘In the News’ Highlights

By |December 19th, 2008|

--updated-- The first topic I'm going to highlight is a story that sucks the life out of you. It's my "In the News" feature of the day, which I'll add at the top of every highlight post on Friday. In the city of Kirkuk in northern Iraq, a women's rights activist was beheaded. All I [...]

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Iran Outreach Post to be Created in Obama Admin

By |December 19th, 2008|

BY TAYLOR MARSH It looks like things are about to change dramatically on the diplomatic front with Iran: The incoming Obama administration plans to create a new position to coordinate outreach to Iran and is considering a number of senior career diplomats, State Department officials and Iran specialists say. President-elect Barack Obama promised during his [...]

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Bush Gives Auto Makers $17.5 Billion

By |December 19th, 2008|

BY TAYLOR MARSH He didn't want to do it, but Obama had no intention of stepping in and doing the job for him. So, he kind of had to. The White House announced a $17.4 billion rescue package for the troubled Detroit auto makers that allows them to avoid bankruptcy and leaves many of the [...]

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Tainted Inaugural

By |December 19th, 2008|

BY TAYLOR MARSH Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy Boy, can I relate to David Brody. That is as far as email inboxes are concerned. It seems that certain die hard members of the unhinged fringe are working overtime, via email, to equate Obama's colossal pander to the wingnuts [...]

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Upstate New Yorkers Not Impressed

By |December 18th, 2008|

BY TAYLOR MARSH Caroline Kennedy Meets With Syracuse Mayor Matt Driscoll Yesterday didn't go so well for Caroline Kennedy. ... She doesn't even have the job yet, and she's already acting like a seasoned insider. In her first visit to Buffalo and upstate since trying to clear the field by clearing her throat on a [...]

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How to Alienate Friends and Shoot Yourself In the Foot

By |December 18th, 2008|

BY TAYLOR MARSH Inclusiveness defined: Inviting a homophobic, anti civil rights, including when it comes to women, right-wing preacher to do your invocation. Now that's change we can believe in, folks. What a joke, except few are laughing. It's his first colossal error and he hasn't even been sworn in. But trust me, this is [...]

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Bush Legacy Tour Continues

By |December 18th, 2008|

BY TAYLOR MARSH Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy How can you say you've kept us safe when 9/11 happened on your watch after being warned all summer about an attack coming, then you ignored a Presidential Daily Briefing that screamed "Bin Laden Determined to Attack in U.S."? How [...]

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