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Uppity Negro for Secretary of Defense ?
Does anyone think for a moment that a Senator who objected to an "uppity negro" being appointed to a government position - even 15 years ago - would be considered for the post of Defense Secretary ...
tiponeill 01/07/2013 66 5 - -
Forget your potholes – Tucson City Council donates $1 million to Catholic Church
I’ve lived in a lot of places (like Boston) where the power of the church causes corruption, but I have never seen a more blatant scam than the recent vote by our City Council to donate 1.1 ...
tiponeill 07/27/2012 184 252 2 1894
71 Billion ? – Forget the Corporations, Tax the Churches
While I share the trepidation of those who are afraid of the corrupting effect of Corporations buying our legislatures and writing our laws, a greater danger to democracy has already taken place ...
tiponeill 06/17/2012 313 214 5 1117
In praise of Rush Limbaugh
On his radio show recently Rush Limbaugh stirred up a hornet's nest of condemnation. He stated that the only valid sexual activity for a woman was to have sex with her one and only legally married ...
tiponeill 03/03/2012 3 5 - 149
LOL – Repeal JesusCare !!
According to National Republican Radio, the christian bigwigs are meeting again in Texas to try again to coalesce around a single candidate to run against cult follower Romney. They reported – ...
tiponeill 01/13/2012 7 9 - 122
National Hippie Day
As we enter the Hippie Day four day weekend I, along with millions of others, will use the opportunity to gather with family and friends. We will waste kilowatts flittering to the homes of loved ones,
tiponeill 11/10/2011 5 8 - 43
Let Terri Schaivo Die ?
If one wanted to illustrate the moral cesspool that is the partnership of right wing christianity and the Republican party, on could do no better than remind voters of recent Republican history.
tiponeill 09/17/2011 17 10 - 190
Pres Carter - End the War on Drugs
I'm surprised that this hasn't been front paged, so I want to direct everyone's attention to President Carter's NYT Op-Ed today: ...
tiponeill 06/17/2011 13 20 1 89
When it comes to Tracy Morgan, I'm with Bayard Rustin
Just as a counterpoint to a recent diary citing the wisdom of Chris Rock, I would rather take advice from Bayard Rustin:
tiponeill 06/11/2011 20 22 - 174
I Am Spartacus/Weiner
I also have genitalia photos on the internet And even worse - (don't bother looking, unlike our brainy Congressman I use a nom de porn ;) Not ony am I Weiner but... I am Larry Craig I am Mark ...
tiponeill 06/08/2011 20 7 1 140
My Letter to AARP
To: diversity@aarp.org To whom it may concern: If you truly have an interest in diversity, you might want to reconsider the vendor you have chosen to provide healthcare insurance. United ...
tiponeill 05/20/2011 4 20 - 119
Tax the Sick - AZ Dems bright new idea
After two tries, Arizona voters have passed an initiative authorizing Medical Marijuana. The law is very restrictive and many people who need it will not qualify - but that doesn't seem to be ...
tiponeill 01/27/2011 14 8 - 74
UPDATE :Misrepresenting Daily Kos - and other political dirty tricks
I have been warned to retract "my claim" (actually not a claim, but who's counting) that SC is a sockpuppet. I do so gladly, having no problem with CS -whose diary I originally recommended. My ...
tiponeill 08/08/2010 44 4 - 28
Why liberals should hate the Second Amendment
I live in Arizona. I am about to go to the supermarket. I will make sure I have my wallet, credit card and of course my .380 (with laser sighting). I wouldn't consider leaving the house without a ...
tiponeill 07/04/2010 26 5 - 25
AZ Repub - Let's cut off 'illegals' water
The hysterical racist scapegoating in AZ continues to rise. Just when you think it has reached a peak, along comes Barry Wong, Repub candidate for Arizona Corporation Commission.
tiponeill 06/30/2010 44 19 - 34
McCollum paid $60,000 to rentboy.com customer
Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum, in a court case defending Florida’s ban on gays adopting children, paid Rentboy.com customer Dr. George Rekers at least $60,900 and perhaps as much as $...
tiponeill 05/07/2010 256 369 1 124
ACLU apologises to American Humanist Association
Earlier today there was a dairy protesting the ACLU rejecting a ...
tiponeill 04/01/2010 7 10 - 24
My Nightmare
I had the most awful dream last night. I dreamed that McCain and the Republicans had won the election and had veto proof majorities in both houses.
tiponeill 12/03/2009 29 7 - 71
Maricopa justice on video
While the defendant's attorney is speaking to the judge, one of Sheriff Joe Apario's troopers approaches the attorney's desk, examines her documents, takes one and hands it to a fellow officer who ...
tiponeill 11/22/2009 20 13 1 130
Dear Congressman Grijalva
Dear Congressman, For the very first time I find myself writing to you in disappointment. I want to emphasize that I contribute, support, and admire your work for your constituents in Congress and ...
tiponeill 11/08/2009 19 4 - 45
About pansies
I am curious - is calling someone a "pansy" an acceptable epithet ? Or is it undisguised homophobia. I know where I stand, but I am surprised to discover in a recent diary that I am just a whiner, ...
tiponeill 07/01/2009 50 15 - 16
Hate the christianity, love the christian
First let me make quite clear that christianity is an ideology, just as socialism or capitalism or islam or buddhism is. It is not inherent - it is chosen. And it has many adherents who believe in ...
tiponeill 06/01/2009 104 12 - 32
An Open Letter to Barack Obama
A highly recommended diary is "debunking" the idea that President ...
tiponeill 05/28/2009 223 10 - 17
Scott Simon + Miss California - No offense
I know that I am not alone in bemoaning the rightward drift of NPR, and nothing has illustrated it more than the selection of Scott Simon to host Weekend edition. Today he read ...
tiponeill 05/16/2009 17 7 - 20
The Cost of a Flat Tire
I had a flat tire and wanted to get it repaired ( I know the are $4 at Wal-Mart), but there is a law in my state that prevents me from buying a patch without getting permission from a licensed ...
tiponeill 03/20/2009 50 15 1 24
Dear Editor
Yesterday's Fitz cartoon in the Arizona Daily Star and my comment upon it made me realize that you have a problem with your User Guidelines. In the cartoon, Fitz depicts a gay person who is ...
tiponeill 01/09/2009 2 3 - 17
I don't see what the fuss is about
Look, I'm a gay man but frankly all this fuss about voting for Change and finding a preacher who wants gays in Uganda sent to prison on the inaugural podium just seems over the top ...
tiponeill 12/22/2008 38 26 - 28
Mormons want to write your Constitution
To very little fanfare or protest, the Mormon church is engaged in a massive campaign to amend the constitutions or Arizona and Colorado and make their church doctrine the law of the land. At the ...
tiponeill 09/20/2008 13 7 2 1
Bearing False Witness - the churches and Prop 8
There is one Commandment that most modern Christian churches have totally wiped from their moral compass – Thou Shalt Not Bear False Witness Against Thy Neighbor – and ...
tiponeill 08/20/2008 24 15 - 11
Manhunt, McCain and the MSM
A brief rundown of the story that you may not have read in the MSM. Almost all links will probably be considered “not work safe” by many readers and probably blocked by work filters ...
tiponeill 08/15/2008 4 3 - -
Mormon columnist calls for Rebellion
For those unfamiliar with SF writer Orson Scott Card, author of Enders Game long ago, it often comes as a surprise that he long ago went far off his trolley in campaigning against gay rights. As an ...
tiponeill 08/01/2008 99 15 - 27
McCain Support in Arizona shrinking
A poll released today is titled: FAVORITE SON McCAIN STRENGTH IN ARIZONA SHRINKS. OBAMA GAINS AMONG MEN, DEMOCRATS AND LATINOS. In late July, a survey of 401 voters ...
tiponeill 07/31/2008 42 13 - 38
Anti Gay attack in Arizona
I just received this notice from Equality Arizona - it hasn't made the papers yet (if ever) so all I have to go on is their email. Since I know at ...
tiponeill 06/23/2008 13 33 - 94
Colbert - McCain Green Screen challenge
It appears that McCain unwisely chose to deliver his speech standing in front of a large green background. This was naturally considered provocation by the pundidiots at the Colbert Report and ...
tiponeill 06/06/2008 28 30 3 24
KUAZ - Tucson NPR - runs Republican propaganda
Arizona Spotlight Former Arizona Congressman Jim Kolbe brings us a guest commentary on the subject of free trade, and the responsibilities it creates for both the ...
tiponeill 05/02/2008 4 5 - 3
AZ - Marriage Amendment is back - help needed today
The anti-marriage amendment is back . After it looked like the amendment had been derailed, it is back on the agenda for the Arizona House of Representatives. Things may move very ...
tiponeill 04/22/2008 10 14 - 7
Help Needed in Arizona - Again
The anti-marriage amendment is back . After it looked like the amendment had been derailed, it is back on the agenda for the Arizona House of Representatives. Things may move very ...
tiponeill 04/21/2008 7 9 1 -
Arizona Alert
The religious right, along with the connivance of the state Repubs and Karl Rove (yes, seriously Rove advised them to do this) is once again planning today to place a referendum on the November ...
tiponeill 04/03/2008 7 6 - 5
Peter Pace Reaffirms God's Law
Given the opportunity to "clarify" his earlier gay bashing in Senat testimony today, he simply reaffirmed that he was unworthy of his rank: "We need to be very precise then, about ...
tiponeill 09/26/2007 35 17 1 9
Gay Episcopalians apologise for existing
Promise to disappear so that Rowan Williams can join in solidarity with Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and declare "no gays here".
tiponeill 09/25/2007 56 7 - 7
Beating up gays is funny at MSNBC
This may be a duplicate but I dont see it here and it seems to me more important than whether Craig is gay. There are a lot of jokes going around, but getting your friends to help you beat up ...
tiponeill 08/29/2007 59 25 - 2
McCain would lose re-election in Arizona
A new poll says that if the election were held today, our Democratic governor Janet Napolitano would defeat McCain in a Senate race.
tiponeill 08/21/2007 77 24 - -
LGBT Candidate "Forum" beginning NOW
(9 PM Eastern) on Logo and online - you can watch ...
tiponeill 08/09/2007 7 5 1 -
The Ron Paul find the quote challenge
The notion of a rigid separation between church and state has no basis in either the text of the Constitution or the writings of our Founding Fathers. On the contrary, our Founders’
tiponeill 07/18/2007 28 3 2 -
Thank you Dr. Gupta
Dear Dr. Gupta, The citizens of the USA owe you and similar highly educated physician/journalists a debt of gratitude. In our ignorance we are prone to believe almost any misinformation if we ...
tiponeill 07/11/2007 21 32 - 20
Paradiastole: Making Tolerance a Sin and Intolerance a Virtue
In light of thc christian's recent victory in pressuring Walmart to ...
tiponeill 06/23/2007 11 7 - 2
the big orange waste-water treatment plant
I'm not going to stick around for this - I just had to get it off of my chest. My tolerance for "progressive" chistians is very low, I admit. My experience has been that when push comes to shove ...
tiponeill 02/20/2007 97 1 1 4
Has anyone seen Pandagon
I would like to share my outrage. At this very moment Christofascists(tm) have threatened two of our own (at least my own), have managed to get them to "resign" from Edwards campaign, and are ...
tiponeill 02/13/2007 55 18 - 14
Quit Complaining ! - Gen. Lynch
General: Prepare for long conflict Leader of Army's 3rd ID tells war-weary Americans to 'quit complaining' Associated Press FORT STEWART, Ga. - As his troops head into a ...
tiponeill 01/26/2007 17 4 - 74
Harold Ford - face of the 'moderate" DLC
"People who are giving me this money know that I'm for the Second Amendment , they know I'm against same-sex marriage , they know I'm for the display of the ...
tiponeill 01/12/2007 32 10 - -
UPDATE - maybe not -Breaking - MA caves to bigots - approves amendment
Over the pleas of Gov. Patrick, the MA Constitutional convention has caved, assuring two more years of gay bashing politics in an attempt to amend the Commonwealth's constitution. ...
tiponeill 01/02/2007 66 14 - 2
Oliver Sipple - RIP
On September 22, 1975, Sipple went to Union Square in the heart of San Francisco to get a glimpse of the President of the United States who was attending an event at the St. Francis Hotel. At 3:30 p....
tiponeill 12/27/2006 12 23 - 11
Not a Brokeback Situation
tiponeill 11/16/2006 22 1 - -
Studds's spouse 1st denied U.S. death benefits because he's gay
tiponeill 10/17/2006 211 245 4 30
It is a sin for christians not to vote in Florida
tiponeill 08/26/2006 20 5 - -
Anti-semitic Jim Webb campaign ad ? - you judge
tiponeill 06/10/2006 116 3 - 15
A REAL Fighting Dem - and how you can help
tiponeill 04/13/2006 19 4 - -
Pentagon Admits Spying On Gay Groups
tiponeill 04/11/2006 37 36 1 8
Iran shoots down surveillance drone: report
tiponeill 04/09/2006 37 21 - -
Not in my name (in which I criticise the gay press)
tiponeill 04/07/2006 36 8 1 36
Cynthia McKinney is an embarrassment
tiponeill 04/05/2006 24 9 - -
Don't Ask, Don't Tell - netroots style
tiponeill 04/02/2006 10 3 - 8
'BUSHIT' Bumper stickers - Illegal in GA ?
tiponeill 03/25/2006 47 14 3 -
George Allen (R-VA) and a 16 yo gay blogger
tiponeill 03/22/2006 16 17 1 -
To be young, Irish and Gay
tiponeill 03/17/2006 15 9 - -
Advice from Carville and Begala
tiponeill 03/09/2006 34 2 - -
Muslims threatening violence ( so where is the news ? )
tiponeill 02/15/2006 39 1 - -
Occasionally a hero - named Cheek ?
tiponeill 02/14/2006 8 3 - 2
Well at least they weren't cartooning - offensive images
tiponeill 02/11/2006 99 13 - -
I think voting is a religious sacrament
tiponeill 02/06/2006 43 4 - 10
Danish Press and what they proved.
tiponeill 02/03/2006 14 5 3 -
Meanwhile, a small ocean away
tiponeill 02/01/2006 7 2 - -
Wikipedia bans Congressional vandals
tiponeill 02/01/2006 3 7 - -
National Black Justice Coalition Anti-Alito Ad features Thomas
tiponeill 01/21/2006 3 6 - 20
Virginia is for Haters
tiponeill 01/15/2006 9 3 - 8
Anti-Gay Violence Claims Another Life In Jamaica
tiponeill 01/04/2006 3 11 - 15
Requiescent in Pace - FEMA
tiponeill 12/30/2005 1 2 - 1
Devall Patrick for President
tiponeill 12/15/2005 7 - - -
Real investigative reporting - NYT or Bloggers ?
tiponeill 12/06/2005 1 - - -
American journalist, blogger murdered in Basra
tiponeill 08/03/2005 2 7 - -
G A Y - Violation of Community Standards in Georgia
tiponeill 08/01/2005 14 12 - 8
Iraq UN Ambassador says US Troops murdered his nephew
tiponeill 07/02/2005 4 8 - -
What the Fuck is Wrong with American Women ?
tiponeill 06/22/2005 60 1 - -
Christian Scientist Pharmacist sues Albertsons pharmacies
tiponeill 06/11/2005 17 17 - -
Life sentence given for fetuses' deaths
tiponeill 06/07/2005 102 13 - -
a small group of moderate Democrats - CA gay loss
tiponeill 06/02/2005 8 3 - -
What SOME don't understand about `single issues'
tiponeill 05/25/2005 131 12 - -
If Dobson lived in Canada
tiponeill 05/15/2005 4 4 - -
Congratulations and Best Wishes Dean and Gerry
tiponeill 05/15/2005 1 4 - 22
Saletan - Slates own David Brooks
tiponeill 05/11/2005 17 2 - -
Bush belated MBA Report Card - Harvard Crimson
tiponeill 05/09/2005 10 22 - -
Boston Globe smacks down Kerry, Romney
tiponeill 05/08/2005 144 24 - -
Judge who allowed 13 yr old to have abortion to be denied communion ?
tiponeill 05/07/2005 38 17 - -
Boys Scouts screw Military recruiters over gays
tiponeill 05/07/2005 4 6 - -
Kerry screws gays (again)
tiponeill 05/06/2005 60 11 - 18
Spokane Mayor busted
tiponeill 05/05/2005 16 12 - -
'Pro-life' Democrats - and other jokes
tiponeill 05/03/2005 27 12 - -
Heartless in Seattle
tiponeill 04/23/2005 2 4 - -
The Ongoing Martyrdom of Saint Sully
tiponeill 04/20/2005 12 3 - -
Mayor Newsom has a message
tiponeill 04/18/2005 5 4 - -
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