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By auguste
Wednesday, June 18, 2008 5:50 EDT

You’re doing it wrong.

Even a championship doesn’t erase all shame

Congratulations Celtics.

Bad Chicago news for The Peter

By pams

The Peter is probably having a cow right now since this is in his backyard. An openly gay Chicago alderman is proposing changes to the city’s domestic partner benefits plan to ensure that the partners of city workers remain insured if they marry in California. The existing plan contains a provision that prohibits the same-sex domestic partners of employees from receiving benefits if either partner is married. When the insurance plan was crafted same-sex marriage…


Guarantee Your Child’s Future Failure Today!

By Jesse Taylor

(This post is largely an excuse to put up a blurry picture of my dog, Mort.) Thomas Sowell, who always seems like one of those people who buys shit off of infomercials just so that he can scoff at your need for an actual mop or glue that requires as…


NSFW by any means

By Amanda Marcotte
Tuesday, June 17, 2008 23:26 EDT

But funny. Via.…


Time to ban straight marriage

By Amanda Marcotte

Straight people shouldn’t be allowed to marry. That’s what I came to realize that Maggie Gallagher must believe after reading this article of hers, where she suggests that gay marriage isn’t really marriage because—get this—some gay couples are non-monogamous. Less than a decade later, Eric Erbelding from the perch of…


The Constitution Will Now Be Called The Negronomicon

By Jesse Taylor

I think this might be racist.…


A Question to the GOP

By Jesse Taylor

Why, if the Constitution is insufficient to protect us, are we fighting so hard to protect it? UPDATE: Tommy D. hops on the mic to drop some America-protecting knowledge. In doing so, the Court struck down a 2006 law passed by overwhelming bipartisan majorities in both houses of Congress, which…


ACLU symposium on LGBT rights – ‘because freedom cannot blog itself’

By pams

This week, the ACLU is featuring a symposium, Blog of Rights, in celebration of LGBT Pride Month. I, along with several other LGBT writers, leaders and supporters, are contributing essays on civil equality. My post just went live — “Moving That Civil Rights Ball Forward.” Drop by, give feedback and…


Round Peg, Square Hole

By Jesse Taylor

America’s Worst Economist is back on the beat, coming to my home state to tell us what the real problem is with the economy. If the American economy is to recover, taxes at all levels must be lowered, economist Arthur Laffer told a Toledo audience yesterday. Mr. Laffer, best known…



By Jesse Taylor

Is apparently not here to say things or make points, but instead to present a “three-dimensional” version of history that shows Native Americans really weren’t systematically oppressed by expansionist American policies but were, instead, I don’t know, fry cooks.…