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Israelis Hold Gay Pride Rally

From the BBC: “A controversial gay pride rally has taken place in Jerusalem despite calls from religious leaders to ban it.” Ultra-Orthodox Jews had opposed the event, saying homosexuality is an abomination in God’s eyes.

  • We still don’t get the Bible-derived anti-gay logic: God is powerful enough to create the universe, but then gets squeamish about the way in which two consenting adults choose to relate to one another?

  • Posted on Nov 10, 2006 READ MORE


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    Detainees to Seek Charges Against Rumsfeld

    A dozen men who were held at Abu Ghraib intend to file charges with Germany’s top prosecutor to seek a criminal investigation and prosecution of the outgoing defense secretary, along with various other top Bush administration officials, over the detainees’ alleged mistreatment.

    Posted on Nov 10, 2006 READ MORE


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    No Such Thing As Luck

    Nancy Pelosi, set to become the first woman, Californian and Italian-American speaker of the House, defied the odds to drive her party to victory.  According to a San Francisco Chronicle profile, Pelosi’s determination and cold calculation had as much to do with the Democrats’ success as President Bush’s unpopularity.

    Posted on Nov 10, 2006 READ MORE


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    Bye-Bye Bolton

    U.N. envoy John Bolton’s recess appointment is unlikely to stand now that the Democrats have taken over Congress.  Although Bush has asked the outgoing Senate to rush through a confirmation, good news is doubtful for the controversial and cantankerous diplomat.

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    Lincoln Chafee
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    Chafee May Leave GOP

    Rhode Island’s Sen. Lincoln Chafee says he may leave the Republican Party after losing in Tuesday’s election despite voting against the war in Iraq.

    Posted on Nov 10, 2006 READ MORE


    Jesus Camp Shuts Down

    The camp depicted in the documentary “Jesus Camp” is set to close due to the backlash generated by scenes depicting, among other things, prayers for President Bush and young children encouraged to speak in tongues.

    Posted on Nov 10, 2006 READ MORE


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    Mexico City Backs Gay Unions

    In the face of heated opposition, Mexico City’s Assembly passed legislation allowing gays the rights and privileges of civil unions.  Mayor Alejandro Encinas is expected to endorse the law, which will also offer protection to heterosexual couples.

    Posted on Nov 9, 2006 READ MORE


    Jim Webb
    New York Times

    It’s Official.  Finally.

    George Allen, the man who some say could’ve been president,  has finally conceded to challenger Jim Webb, at long last putting an end to speculation and granting the Democrats total control of both houses of Congress.

    Posted on Nov 9, 2006 READ MORE


    Bush and Pelosi
    From CNN

    Watch Out for the Voodoo, Nancy

    Using body language suggestive of Gloria Steinem squaring off with Larry Flynt, presumed House Speaker Nancy Pelosi took her first post-election meeting with President Bush—engaging in what may have been the least comfortable handshake in modern American political history.

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    Iraqi Death Toll

    Iraq, by the Numbers

    That’s the stunning new count of Iraqis killed in the war, according to that country’s health minister—a figure three times higher than previous Iraqi estimates.

  • The minister based his tally on an estimate of 100 bodies arriving at Iraq’s morgues and hospitals every day. He dismissed as inaccurate the widely touted claim of 655,000 Iraqi dead, made by a British medical journal.

  • Posted on Nov 9, 2006 READ MORE


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