Andrew Sullivan Believes Obama Even Deserves Credit for Things Obama Opposes

By: Monday January 16, 2012 1:02 pm

Andrew Sullivan attempts to mount a defense of President Obama’s record from the standpoint of achieving liberal objectives.   But on some key items, he gets the President’s record and positions wrong, even backwards. Sullivan starts by declaring that Obama’s critics from both the left and right are unhinged from reality.  He then goes on [...]

We’re Joining “Don’t Ask, Don’t Give” Boycott

By: Tuesday November 10, 2009 7:38 am

John and Joe at AmericaBlog are launching a donor boycott of the DNC, and we’re joining them. If you’re a member of OFA, you can “unsubscribe” here and let them know you’ll be back when these issues have been addressed.

Jerry Brown to Supreme Court: Void Prop. 8

By: Friday December 19, 2008 5:59 pm

California Attorney General Jerry Brown has reversed his earlier opinion and urged the state Supreme Court to void Proposition 8. Brown filed a brief today saying Proposiiton 8 is unconstitutional because it deprives gay couples of a fundamental right. Intiially after Prop 8 passed, Brown said in his role as attorney general he would fight [...]

Twilight Star Michael Welch: Prop 8 is Absolute Disaster

By: Sunday November 30, 2008 7:58 pm

Vampires, especially teenage ones, know the anguish of forbidden love, so it made perfect sense to ask Michael Welch, star of  the anguished tale of teen vampiric love  Twilight what he thought about Prop 8 which forbids same sex  marriage when we saw him at Santa’s Christmas Parade in Hollywood. Here’s his response in this [...]

Obama Remix: Inspirational for Repeal of DOMA and CA’s Prop 8

By: Sunday November 16, 2008 7:03 pm

While Los Angeles radio DJ Paul V put this smashmix of Barack Obama’s speeches, techno, rap and world music together (along with a few choice lines from Gov GILF as a counterpoint) before the election, the words of our president-elect resonate strongly in light of California’s passage of Prop 8 and the passage of Propositions [...]

Thousand March in Silver Lake Prop 8 Protest–Equal Rights, Good Manners Prevail

By: Sunday November 9, 2008 6:41 am

Over seven thousand protesters filled Sunset Junction, the heart of Silver Lake, still the center of hardcore, funky, old school gay Los Angeles–though the past decade’s influx of straights has raised the cry of "Get rid of the baby-daddies and bring back the leather daddies!" Saturday night Silver Lake was vitalized, vivified and electrified as [...]

Melissa Etheridge Won’t Pay Taxes Because of Prop 8′s Passage

By: Friday November 7, 2008 5:43 pm

Melissa and Tammy Lynn While the grassroots are moving  to have the IRS investigate the tax exempt status of churches involved in the passage of California’s repressive ban on same-sex marriage,  Grammy and Academy Award winner singer Melissa Etheridge has another plan for those un-personed by Prop 8: Okay. So Prop 8 passed. Alright, I [...]

Equal Rights Protests in Los Angeles

By: Thursday November 6, 2008 9:23 am

Over 1000  protesters in West Hollywood, upset over the passage of Prop 8 took to the streets chanting "Equal Rights."  Around midnight, while several hundred stayed in WeHo, one large group marched east along Santa Monica Blvd and another along Sunset Bvd, then up to Hollywood and Highland Blvds where a protester was arrested when [...]

McCain’s Past Infidelities, Ongoing Sanctimony Haunt Him In Town Hall Meeting

By: Wednesday June 4, 2008 7:05 am

As you’ll see in this video above, from a town hall meeting in Nashville, Tennessee yesterday, mixed in with platitudes about gay marriage, we get a nice little comment from this questioner on the sanctity of marriage in McCain’s life–or more to the point, sanctimony. Here is a rough transcript of her question to The Morally Righteous One, which comes at the beginning of the video (it includes McCain’s answer to

McCain’s Rhetoric On The Ellen DeGeneres Show Does Not Match His Record

By: Thursday May 22, 2008 8:31 am

Senator McCain taped a segment on Ellen’s show to air today, perhaps to show he’s hip with the gays. Or the under-112 set. But I digress.What McCain had to say was interesting in many ways–including his lack of honesty on his position regarding domestic partnerships. He told Ellen he opposed gay marriage–or her “position” on that issue, a strange way to put it when it is not a “position” to her,