Daily Archives: May 6, 2010

Newspaper to run (grudging) apology for Obamas ‘Sanford & Son’ spread

They depicted the president and first lady as Fred Sanford and Aunt Esther in a group photo spread about first couples, but of course, the right wing newspaper’s publisher insists it’s not at all racist. … which is why he’s … Continue reading

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Mason-Dixon poll has good news for Crist, possible future good news for Meek

A new Mason-Dixon poll reinforces the findings in a recent Rasmussen robopoll that had given Charlie Crist a 4-point lead over Marco Rubio in the three-way race for Senate. The M-D poll gives Crist an even larger 6-point lead (with … Continue reading

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Marco Rubio’s slippery position on AZ immigration law

The Republican Senate candidate belatedly came out against Arizona’s draconian immigration law, on the same day his mentor and political patron Jeb Bush did, becoming one of only a handful of Republicans to do so. But now, Rubio seems to … Continue reading

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Ex-NFL great Lawrence Taylor arrested for rape **UPDATE: alleged teen victim was being prostituted

WCBS-TV is reporting that former New York Giants Hall of Famer Lawrence Taylor was arrested this morning for the alleged rape of a 15-year-old girl, in a hotel in upstate New York. Jeesh. Apparently, police will hold a press conference … Continue reading

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Florida Dems seek constitutional amendment banning offshore drilling **UPDATED**

A group of Florida Democrats, including the leading Democratic contenders for governor and attorney general, just sent out a press release saying they’re calling on Gov. Crist to call a special legislative session to put forward a constitutional amendment protecting … Continue reading

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ICYMI: Gabrielle Union hit with D-wade homewrecker lawsuit

Miami Heat star Dwayne Wade followed in teammate Shaq’s footsteps by ditching the wifey for someone new. But while Shaq is suing his ex for making him look bad on TV, Dwayne is seeing the other side of the courtroom … Continue reading

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Anti-gay Christian psychologist’s gay rentboy says he was a cheap date **UPDATE**

UPDATE: Goerge Rekers is Stephen Colbert’s “Alpha Dog of the week,” Video at the end of the post. On top of everything else, apparently George Rekers doesn’t pay very well. So says his gay prostitute … er … “assistant,” Geo, … Continue reading

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ICYMI: Jon Stewart on Florida’s ‘handsome primary’

He also takes swipes at HoDo, the GOP, and the inability of the ‘American people’ to be properly decoded. H/t to St. Petersblog. The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c

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Morning clicks: Charlie’s angels, Meek’s Magic and Jebbie’s Rubio man-crush

Did you hear the one about the Republicans who indignantly demanded that an ex-party star give them their campaign donations back since he’s running for the Senate as an independent, only they never gave him any money? H/t to Peter … Continue reading

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