Posts tagged ‘Barack Obama’

August 12, 2011

Farm Fresh Friday News: 80-Yr Old Drag Queen Arrested, Gays More Popular In Utah Than Obama, ‘Gladiators’ arrested

by Accidental Bear

80-Year-Old Drag Queen Arrested After Scuffle With Police

DARCELLE WALTER COLE X390 (SOURCED) | ADVOCATE.COMPortland, Ore.’s most famous drag queen was taken from the stage and put in jail after police showed up at the Darcelle XV nightclub.
Performer Darcelle said there was “all of this commotion all of a sudden” that could be seen from the stage, and so the 80-year-old drag queen got in the middle of things, admitting to pushing a man who seemed to be causing trouble. It turns out he was from Oregon’s Liquor Control Commission. Charges dropped after Darcelle arrest. Portland celebrity and entertainment icon Darcelle was arrested Thursday evening for allegedly assaulting two Oregon Liquor Control Commission officers in the Darcelle XV nightclub. view full article

Another California Gay Bashing

San Francisco Bay area–based musician Brontez says he was the victim of a hate crime Wednesday after leaving an urban hipster bar in Oakland. Brontez reported the attack on his Facebook page: “Got gay bashed last night. Me and my bandmate, Adal, were leaving the Paradiso in downtown Oakland when two dudes with … accents and dreadlocks started calling us ‘batty boys’ and saying that if we were in Jamaica we’d be dead.”

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New HRC Poll: Gays More Popular In Utah Than Obama

The Human Rights Campaign has released a new poll showing that Utahns have “warmer feelings toward gay and lesbian people than they do toward President Barack Obama.” Gay and lesbians scored a 51 percent approval rating, while Obama received an average 38 points, the survey found. Seventy-seven percent of residents would also support extending anti-discrimination protections in housing, employment and public accommodations to the LGBT community, and “42 percent said their feelings about LGBT people have become more accepting over the last five to 10 years.” A majority — 63 percent — still oppose same-sex marriage.

ANTI-GAY INDIANA STATE REP CAUGHT EXCHANGING MONEY FOR GAY SEX 

Indiana state Rep. Phillip Hinkle (R) is in the media spotlight today under allegations he offered a young man money for sex Saturday night. Joe Jervis notes that Hinkle, who is married to a woman and has children, voted in favor of the constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage and civil unions in Indiana, which will require a second vote by the legislature to pass next year. Hinkle also prides himself on supporting a bill that required Indiana to offer “In God We Trust” license plates. Bil Browning adds that there are likely some other anti-gay Indiana legislators whose stories have not yet come to light.

Gladiators’ arrested outside Rome’s Colosseum

Some 20 “gladiators” or “centurions” have been arrested outside some of Rome’s most famous tourist sites, in an undercover sting by police aimed at breaking up a violent racket targeting tourists, according to reports. The AFP news agency said police had disguised themselves as gladiators, garbage men and members of the public to make the arrests. The detained people are alleged to have attacked and intimidated competitors, the AFP said.

Regulators Grapple With Outbreaks As Salmonella, E. Coli Illnesses Grow

It’s been another tough week for food safety. Another 30 people nationwide, including one who later died, were infected with the antibiotic-resistant strain of salmonella tiedGround turkey packages like this one are part of a nationwide recall and are blamed for sickening 107 people so far. to ground turkey processed and laterrecalled by food giant Cargill. That brings the total to 107 people infected in this outbreak. Meanwhile, as many as 18 people, including one who later died, got sick from an E. coli outbreak linked to strawberries from an Oregon farm. And just today, a meat manufacturer isexpanding a recall to thousands of beef products after discovering a different E. coli strain that’s suspected of causing illnesses in Michigan.

San Francisco Cops Jam Cell Phones to Prevent Protest

It’s not just the London police and Middle East dictators who try to curb unrest by clamping down on communications networks. According to reports, police in San Francisco are jamming cell phones to head off protesters.

Protesters had planned to gather at a San Francisco BART station during rush hour to protest the fatal July shooting of Charles Hill by a BART police officer. But the protest never materialized. One reason, possibly, is the extreme lengths police went to make sure potential protesters couldn’t communicate. From CBS San Francisco:

As an added precaution, the agency shut off cellphone service on the station’s platform. While Alkire said the tactic was an unusual measure, he said it was “a great tool to utilize for this specific purpose” given that the agency was expecting a potentially volatile situation.
“This group seems to want to challenge BART, challenge the police department,” Alkire said.


July 22, 2011

President Barack Obama Signs the Certification For Repeal of DADT

by Accidental Bear

President Barack Obama signs the certification stating the statutory requirements for repeal of DADT (Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell) have been met, in the Oval Office, July 22, 2011. Pictured, from left, are: Brian Bond, Deputy Director of the Office of Public Engagement; Kathleen Hartnett, Associate Counsel to the President; Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta; Kathryn Ruemmler, Counsel to the President; Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Admiral Mike Mullen; and Vice President Joe Biden. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

President Obama’s official statement on the certification:

Today, we have taken the final major step toward ending the discriminatory ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ law that undermines our military readiness and violates American principles of fairness and equality.  In accordance with the legislation that I signed into law last December, I have certified and notified Congress that the requirements for repeal have been met.  ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ will end, once and for all, in 60 days—on September 20, 2011.

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July 19, 2011

Handpicked News: Rupert Murdoch Attacked at Hearing, Dan Savage Wishes Death, He Looks Gay= Bad Blood…

by Accidental Bear

DAN SAVAGE X390 (GRAB) | ADVOCATE.COMDan 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 homelessAARON PACE BLOOD BAN X390 (THINKSTOCK) | ADVOCATE.COM
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.                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

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Majority in GOP Poll Say Drop Marriage Issue

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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SF Giants Headed To White House After World Series Championship

Sf Giants White HouseWASHINGTON — Next stop for the World Series Champion San Francisco Giants? The White House. President Barack Obama will open the White House to the team next Monday in honor of its 2010 defeat of the Texas Rangers in the World Series last fall. It’s the first World Series title for the Giants in more than 50 years. The White House says Obama will also recognize the team’s efforts to give back to the San Francisco area community.

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 »

 

 

 

 

June 30, 2011

Rowdy Queers: We “Glamdalized” D.C. HRC Store

by Accidental Bear

I like to call things what they are, a spade a spade. This is a case of asshole-ism. This is no better in spirit or crime than the little wanna be gansters scribbling tags on the public trains with over sized sharpies, making up with their 2 inch cocks. Shame on you“The Right Honorable Wicked Stepmothers’ Traveling, Drinking, and Debating Society and Men’s Auxiliary” , lay off the booze. Drugs are bad mmkay! AB

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A group calling itself “The Right Honorable Wicked Stepmothers’ Traveling, Drinking, and Debating Society and Men’s Auxiliary” has claimed responsibility for vandalizing the Human Rights Campaign store in Washington, D.C. Tuesday night. In a bizarre homage to the Stonewall Riots, the group said — via its press release — that after determining the “god awful monstrosity” would “look great with a bit of shattered glass and splattered paint,” the members strapped on their “riot chaps” and “poured pink paint into light bulbs, grabbed hammers, and went party party party! all over that tacky testament to the transformation of radical queer liberation into consumer junk.”

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June 29, 2011

Handpicked News: The Senate: ‘It Gets Better’, Dustin Lance Black, Obama Talks Marriage, Bullied With A Noose

by Accidental Bear

 Flesh-Eating Cocaine Hits New York, Los Angeles It seems cocaine has been behind a rash of flesh-eating disease outbreaks in Los Angeles and New York.Cocaine cut with the veterinary drug, levamisole has apparently been linked to a number of cases of rotting flesh, according to Good Morning America. While the cases reported thus far have been on the coasts, officials have warned that it could very well be a nationwide problem. From GMA:

A video for LGBT youth around the country and the It Gets Better Project, featuring U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), Chris Coons (D-Del.), Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), Al Franken (D-Minn.), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.), Mark Udall (D-Colo.), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), and Ron Wyden (D-Ore.).

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Dustin Lance Black Takes On Obama’s Marriage Position Can President Obama have it both ways on the marriage issue? Can he rally support and dollars from the LGBT community yet assert that marriage rights are an issue for the states to decide? As the president hosts a National Pride Month reception Wednesday at the White House, a growing number of activists and pundits say no — including Academy Award-winning Milkscreenwriter Dustin Lance Black.

Obama Talks Marriage at WH News Conference President Barack Obama did not directly address a question during Wednesday’s news conference on whether marriage is a civil right, referring instead to his track record on LGBT issues and his support for states to decide the issue. “Let me start by saying this administration under my direction has consistently said we cannot discriminate as a country on the basis of sexual orientation,” Obama said in answer to a question from Chuck Todd of NBC News. “And we have done more in the two and half years that I’ve been here than the previous 43 presidents to uphold that principle.”

 Black Student Says He Was Bullied With A Noose, Chained SANTA MONICA, Calif. — A black student claiming he was racially bullied at a Southern California high school says his wrestling teammates tied a noose around a wrestling dummy, chained him to his locker and made racist comments.The Santa Monica High School students have been suspended. The number of students involved hasn’t been disclosed. Police are investigating. Sgt. Richard Lewis says the students could face assault and hate-crime charges.Investigators say the incident occurred more than a month ago but the student and his mother didn’t report it to police until June 21.

May 26, 2011

Who and What Are Jedward? I Dub Them, Boy GaGas!

by Accidental Bear

Jedward are like cute little well groomed androgynous puppies. I can see why they may have to fend off a fire storm of criticism and mean commentary; They are an easy targets. They have tall order haircuts and teen pop sensation energy. I am going to hang up my jaded, judgmental coat and check √ i like on their Facebook fan page. After watching their interview below, you feel their electric passion and their excitement of what’s to come. My second theory is that they just drank 6 shots of espresso, 2 Red Bulls and ate a bowl of sugar. Sweet youth. I am going to do my best to get these young lads to perform in our city by the bay. Check out their large variety of Youtube videos. I would say they are NSFW only because you may be embarrassed how much you enjoy them!

John Paul Henry Daniel Richard Grimes and Edward Peter Anthony Kevin Patrick Grimes (born 16 October 1991 in Dublin, Ireland) are an Irish pop rap duo. They are identical twins and perform under the name Jedward. Widely known for their blonde quiffs, the twins first appeared as John & Edward on the sixth series of The X Factor in 2009, in a phenomenon described as “the Jedward paradox”. They finished sixth and are now managed by Louis Walsh, who was their mentor during the show. www.planetjedward.net

On 11 February 2011 Jedward won the Irish national selection for the Eurovision Song Contest 2011 on The Late Late Show with their entry single “Lipstick”. The duo consequently represented Ireland at the Contest in Düsseldorf, progressing through the second semi-final, and performed at the final on 14 May 2011, achieving 8th place. “Lipstick” is the first single released from the twins’s second album, which is scheduled for release in summer 2011.

On Monday, May 23rd Jedward performed in front of an audience of 60,000 people at College Green in Dublin City ahead of a speech by visiting President of the United States of America, Barack Obama.

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http://www.planetjedward.net/

April 17, 2011

President Obama as an Ape, Not Cool

by Accidental Bear

Whether you are racist, inbred or other colorful flavors of the United States of America, there are certain things you just don’t do. Marilyn Davenport you should know better. Extend hands out, palms done and let me smack you with a ruler.

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Ape Family Joke

California GOP Official Accused Of Racist Email

LOS ANGELES (CBS/AP) — A Southern California Republican Party official was under fire Saturday after allegations she sent an email that included an altered photo depicting President Barack Obama as an ape.

An e-mail reportedly sent by party central committee member Marilyn Davenport shows an image, posed like a family portrait, of chimpanzee parents and child, with Obama’s face artificially superimposed on the child. Text beneath the photo reads, “Now you know why no birth certificate.”

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April 4, 2011

Lee 101 Logger Selvage Denim

by Accidental Bear

It is really close to impossible to keep up with what to do or not do when it comes to denim. For example, I thought you were not suppose to be caught dead in Lee jeans. Am I wrong? Apparently so. I am a true Levis man and basically have 2 denim rules to live by, NEVER acid wash or pleats.

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Like all things in menswear, washed denim never disappeared, it just stepped out of the limelight for a bit. We remember attempting to bring them back under the spotlight a few times but we usually get comments like ‘looks terrible’, ‘dad jeans’, ‘Obama wears these’. But this is shaping up to be the year that folks come round to the idea of washed denim. All we’ve gotta say is ‘what took you so long?’ (Crooked Tongues)

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March 3, 2011

Barney Frank, You’re Cute and I Trust you. Are we in a Relationship?

by Accidental Bear

I can only take politics in small doses or by Twitter feeds. I am obsessed with Barney Frank and the messages that come out of his mouth breaking through his adorable lisp ( yes, I said adorable. Welcome to Daddy Hunt)

In Barney , I believe!

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Frank sees gay equality “in my lifetime”

via www.reuters.com

Representative Barney Frank (D-MA) speaks during the Reuters Future Face of Finance Summit in Washington, March 2, 2011. REUTERS/Hyungwon Kang

(Reuters) – The highest-profile openly gay lawmaker predicted on Wednesday that the United States could soon see an end to legalized discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender.

“We are on the verge of major breakthroughs,” Representative Barney Frank told the Reuters Future Face of Finance Summit.

He pointed to President Barack Obama’s decision last month to stop defending a law that defines marriage as being between a man and a woman, and a vote by Congress that will lead to an end of the ban on gays serving openly in the military.

“I can foresee now an end to legal inequality based on sexual orientation and gender equality some time in my lifetime,” said Frank, who turned 70 three days ago.

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February 16, 2011

Hickory is One Hairy Bitch; Best of Show 2011

by Accidental Bear
Cover of "Best in Show"

Shout out to AWESOME film

Round and round they go, prancing and dancing and the occasional acting out ( my favorite part of show). These dogs go through more primping than Ryan Seacrest. They, in fact borrow his hair products. I always have anxiety for the contestants owners. I want to have a reality show about over weight unhealthy dog trainers. Half the women and men running their prize dogs in lovely circles look as if they may collapse of overexertion. I imagine myself on the side lines offering them gatorade ,  marathon style.

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It’s Hickory! Scottish deerhound, who loves to chase wild animals, is crowned best in show at Westminster dog show

source http://www.dailymail.co.uk

It’s been a claw-biting two days at the Westminster Dog Show.

But after endless elimination rounds and countless bottles of hairspray, a deerhound named Hickory has galloped to victory.

The five-year-old female took the ‘best in show’ gong after beating off stiff competition from six others, including a Portuguese Water Dog, the breed that captured the hearts of President Obama and his family last year.

Top dog: Scottish Deerhound, Hickory, impressed Judge PaoloDondina enough for him to crown her best in show

LOSERS:

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1357441/Westminster-Dog-Show-2011-Scottish-deerhound-crowned-best-show.html#ixzz1E8LKWxUC

January 27, 2011

Limbaugh is just an Ass, Nothing More, Nothing Less

by Accidental Bear
Rush Limbaugh booking photo from his arrest in...

Ass Face

What I want to say but wont is (smiley face) , why are ll the bullets wasted on good people. I in no way advocate gun violence, but come one people. What year is this? Somebody please pull the plug on this hot bag of dog shit and air names Limbaugh. Please and thank you!

Via http://thinkprogress.org/

California Lawmaker Receives Racist Death Threat Warning ‘Rush Limbaugh Will Kick Your Ch-nk Ass’

Last week, California State Sen. Leland Yee (D) called on right-wing hate radio host Rush Limbaugh to apologize for mocking Chinese President Hu Jintao and the Chinese language by speaking gibberish “ching chong chang” Chinese on his radio program. Yee, who is Chinese-American and chairs the state Senate Select Committee on Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs, said Limbaugh owes the Chinese-American community an apology for his “pointless and ugly offense.” Naturally, Limbaugh did not apologize, and instead railed against Yee the following day on his radio, calling him out repeatedly by name.

Yee’s call for civility did not sit well with one Limbaugh fan, who responded by sending several racist death threats to Yee’s office this week. “Rush Limbaugh will kick your chink ass and expose you for the fool you are,” the faxes read, threatening him with “death” (warning, contains racial expletives):

As the San Francisco Chronicle notes, “The faxes include a drawing of a U.S. flag-adorned pickup truck towing a noose that is looped around what appears to be a caricature head of President Barack Obama.”

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December 18, 2010

Senate Repeals ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ – NYTimes.com

by Accidental Bear

Don’t Ask Don’t Tell is Repealed   By monkeypuzzle

A significant step towards ensuring full citizenship rights to all Americans, via [NYTimes]: “The Senate on Saturday struck down the ban on gay men and lesbians serving openly in the military, bringing to a close a 17-year struggle over a policy that forced thousands of Americans from the ranks and caused others to keep secret their sexual orientation.”