Dan Savage Wishes Death on Republicans, Apologizes Activist Dan Savage quickly apologized for an on-camera gaffe in which he said he wishes all Congressional Republicans “were fucking dead” while appearing on HBO’s Real Time With Bill Maher. Savage, a popular advice columnist, appeared on the popular panel discussion program and when Maher compared congressional Republicans to late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, Savage quipped, “Unfortunately not exactly like him. I wish they were all fucking dead.”
Man Prevented From Giving Blood Because He Looks Gay “I was humiliated and embarrassed,” he said. “It’s not right that homeless
people can give blood but homosexuals can’t. And I’m not even a homosexual.” For nearly 30 years, men who have had sex with men at any point since 1977 have been barred from donating blood, due to a supposed risk of transmitting HIV. While all donated blood is now tested for HIV, syphilis, forms of hepatitis, and other diseases, the ban still stays in place.
A poll from the National Journal queried influential Republicans and found that a majority feel the issue of same-sex marriage should be avoided.
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Rupert Murdoch Attacked at Hearing Someone just accosted Rupert Murdoch during his testimony before Parliament, apparently in an attempt to throw a pie in his face. He doesn’t appear to have been injured. His wife Wendi played bodyguard, catapulting herself toward the attacker with arms and nails flailing. His son James just sat there. More »