Sad But True: Obama’s Strong Ally on NSA is Michele Bachmann

By |July 25th, 2013|

Pres. Obama and Rep. Michele Bachmann in lock set on the Amash amendment and NSA spying. Republicans, in part, also blame the White House for the mess on Amash's amendment. They hatched a late effort to try to kill the amendment, with top legislative hands to President Barack Obama making calls to Capitol [...]

Looking for Sydney Leathers, Will Weiner’s Sexploration Ever End?

By |July 24th, 2013|

Buzzfeed identifies Anthony Weiner's sex chat & sexting partner to be Sydney Leathers. ONE NIGHT I was talking on the phone to one of the men calling into the phone sex lines I was working on. I asked my usual icebreaker question to get the guys talking about themselves and not sex, which [...]

Obama Talks Economy, GOP Right Looks to Defund Obamacare [Remarks]

By |July 24th, 2013|

Obama at Knox College attempts to reset the focus to the economy. The letter, drafted by Senators Mike Lee of Utah, Ted Cruz of Texas and Rand Paul of Kentucky, states: "If Democrats will not agree with Republicans that Obamacare must be repealed, perhaps they can at least agree with the president that [...]

Queer Talk: FEC Poised to Allow Joint Donations by Same-Sex Couples

By |July 24th, 2013|

The indications of the significance of the SCOTUS decisions regarding marriage equality keep coming: the FEC is poised to allow joint donations, of the political sort, by same-sex couples. Given the state of two party politics, one could see that as less significant than other things (okay, that's my liberal independent self talking), but there's [...]

Snowden on the Move as Americans Worry More About Privacy

By |July 24th, 2013|

Edward Snowden reportedly to leave airport today, while the privacy conversation reveals political divide in U.S. Nearly three-quarters of Americans say the NSA programs are infringing on some Americans' privacy rights, and about half see those programs as encroaching on their own privacy. Most of those who see the programs as compromising privacy [...]

New Hampshire Goes Green, as in Marijuana

By |July 24th, 2013|

New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan (D) signed a bill on Tuesday making New Hampshire the 19th state -- and the final in New England -- to legalize medical marijuana. [HuffPo] Medical marijuana being embraced by more and more states, the latest New Hampshire. MEDICAL marijuana is being embraced, with HuffPo now proclaiming on [...]

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The Dirty Reveals More Anthony Weiner Sexting *Video Update*

By |July 23rd, 2013|

The Dirty unveils "Anonymous" woman who claims Anthony Weiner was still up to his sex-texting habits as late as July 2012. "This is entirely behind me." - Anthony Weiner [press conference] Last August he even offered to help me get a condo in Chicago, without me asking. I'll send screenshots of everything. I'm [...]

Queer Talk: Ohio Fed. Judge, New Mexico AG Opt For Marriage Equality

By |July 23rd, 2013|

Ohio Federal Judge Timothy Black, and New Mexico AG Gary King, both made decisions supportive of marriage equality. Today, King said that he won't argue against marriage for same-gender couples. Yesterday, Black ordered the state of Ohio to recognize the marriage of two men, one of whom is dying. The couple flew to Maryland where [...]

Royal Baby’s First Photo

By |July 23rd, 2013|

Royal baby's first photo comes via Twitter & @NBCNews. NO NAME for the Royal Baby yet, but they're working on it.

Gloria Allred: Bob Filner Asked Woman Not to Wear Panties

By |July 23rd, 2013|

The woman who was asked to work without panties comes forward against San Diego Mayor Bob Filner. "I was placed in the Filner head lock and moved around as a rag doll while he whispered sexual comments in my ear." - Irene McCormack Jackson [accuses Mayor Bob Filner of sexual harassment] A SEXUAL [...]