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Christopher di Spirito

Christopher di Spirito
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New York,
Birthday
March 12
Bio
Avid blogger, proud gay man, unapologetically liberal, happily married to Jim, my spouse of 16 years. I am a native Californian, temporarily living in New York.

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Editor’s Pick
DECEMBER 8, 2009 7:06AM

Sarah Palin Gets Pelted with a Tomato in Minneapolis

Tuesday, December 8, 2009


Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin felt the love during an appearance at the Mall of America, in the Minneapolis suburb of Bloomington on Monday, when a man hurled a tomato from the second level balcony at

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Monday, December 7, 2009


Well, this didn’t take long and it’s exactly what I predicted would happen. Levi Johnston, the Prince of Wasilla, and sperm donor of Sarah Palin’s grandson, received a $100,000 business proposition by Corbin Fisher, one of

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Monday, December 7, 2009


In his primetime address at West Point last Tuesday, President Obama told the American people that even as he planned to send 30,000 additional troops to Afghanistan, his administration would “begin the transfer of our forces

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Thursday, December 3, 2009

President Obama has the Afghanistan war and ABC has its war against American Idol’s second place winner, the openly gay, Adam Lambert.

The Disney-owned network has canceled yet another Adam Lambert appearance, this time on “Jimmy

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Thursday, December 3, 2009

Wishing you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

Elin and Tiger Woods

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DECEMBER 2, 2009 3:37PM

New York Senate Votes "NO" on Gay Marriage

Wednesday, December 2, 2009


I’ve lived in New York state for three, long years and if I’ve learned anything during this time about the Empire State it is this: outside of Manhattan, much of New York is a socially conservative

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DECEMBER 2, 2009 8:08AM

Obama's Tough Sell on Afghanistan

Wednesday, December 2, 2009
 
It may take more than superb oratory skills and rock star popularity for President Obama to sell his escalation of Afghanistan war to a public weary from years of two wars in the region.… Read full post »

Tuesday, December 1, 2009


President Obama is scheduled to go to West Point tonight to deliver a speech about his decision to escalate U.S. involvement in the Afghanistan war — a war we have been fighting since 2001. Obama’s escalation

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Monday, November 30, 2009


Rick Warren, pastor of Saddleback Church, is at it again. The man President Obama chose to perform the inaugural invocation back in January, and who supported California’s Proposition 8, which defined marriage as between a man

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Monday, November 30, 2009


In a skewering U.S. Senate report set for release tomorrow, Osama bin Laden was “within the grasp” of American forces in late 2001 but escaped because then-Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld rejected calls for reinforcements.

The report

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Friday, November 27, 2009


Roman Catholic archbishops in Dublin obsessively covered up widespread sexual abuse of children by pedophile priests until the mid-1990s, according to a report commissioned by the Irish government and released Thursday.

Archbishops in charge from 1975

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Tuesday, November 24, 2009

This is not good. President Obama met Monday evening with his national security team to finalize a plan to send 34,000 additional U.S. troops next year to

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NOVEMBER 23, 2009 3:55PM

Presidente Luiz Dobbs?

Monday, November 23, 2009


Former CNN personality and raging xenophobe, Lou Dobbs, told WTOP radio in Washington DC that he’s thinking of running for president in 2012.

Dobbs, who is no fan of Mexican immigrants, is serious and he's even reaching out

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NOVEMBER 23, 2009 8:07AM

Trump to Carrie Prejean: Try Porn

Monday, November 23, 2009


The disgraced and dethroned former Miss California Carrie Prejean has reportedly been seeking out Donald Trump’s counsel on how to rehabilitate her sullied reputation following revelations about her 8 porn tapes.

Trump was all-too-happy to give

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Thursday, November 19, 2009


Facing criticism from the left and the right, embattled Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner today refused to resign during a heated exchange at Thursday’s Joint Economic Committee hearing with ranking Republican Kevin Brady, who suggested that Geithner

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NOVEMBER 18, 2009 12:06PM

A Bow is Worse than a French Kiss?

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Former Vice President Dick Cheney, made a fool of himself (again) when he attacked President Barack Obama for bowing Japanese Emperor Akihito.

Cheney told POLITICO.com:

“There is no reason for an American president to bow to

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NOVEMBER 17, 2009 8:10AM

Palin's Ghostwriter Traffics in Bizarre Gay Stereotypes

Tuesday, November 17, 2009


Sarah Palin’s book, Going Rogue: An American Life, was ghostwritten by World magazine features editor Lynn Vincent. On the surface, the selection of Vincent seemed curious but Vincent’s extremist views on a wide variety of topics

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NOVEMBER 16, 2009 7:28AM

Army Sends Infant to Protective Services, Mom to Afghanistan

Monday, November 16, 2009

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America’s antifamily military has reached a new low. U.S. Army Specialist Alexis Hutchinson, a single mother, is being threatened with a military court martial if she does not agree to deploy to Afghanistan, despite having been

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Friday, November 13, 2009

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Radar Online reports:

There are 30 nude photos and eight sex tapes of dethroned and disgraced, former Miss California, Carrie Prejean.

It’s the most shocking turn yet in a scandal that has continued to follow

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Friday, November 13, 2009

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The Catholic Archdiocese of Washington DC apparently thinks it’s the 1095 and the Crusades are raging to restore the stranglehold of Christianity on the Holy Land.

Threatening to cut social services for 70,000 poor, disabled and

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Friday, November 13, 2009

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According to White House Budget Director Peter Orszag, rolling over for Gen. Stan McChrystal’s request for 40,000 additional U.S. troops for Afghanistan will cost the American taxpayer $40 billion dollars.

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NOVEMBER 11, 2009 10:54PM

Lou Dobbs Says Adios to CNN

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

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Controversial cable personality, Lou Dobbs, surprised his CNN viewers tonight by announcing he is leaving the network effective immediately.

Sitting before an image of an American flag on his television, Dobbs said:

“Some leaders in media,

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NOVEMBER 11, 2009 8:56AM

Destroying the So-Called "Unit Cohesion" Argument

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

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On this Veterans Day, it seemed like a perfect time to destroy one of the dumbest arguments used by people opposed to the repeal of the viciously homophobic, Clinton-era military policy of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.”

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Tuesday, November 10, 2009

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This caught me off guard. The American Medical Association proved to be ahead of President Obama and the U.S. Congress by agreeing to join efforts to repeal the viciously homophobic, Clinton-era military policy of ‘Don’t Ask,

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NOVEMBER 9, 2009 9:09AM

The Penis Has Landed

Monday, November 9, 2009

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Who cares about wonkish matters as the healthcare reform bill reaching the senate this week for debate or shortages of the H1N1 swine flu vaccine causing Americans to freak out, because Levi Johnston has arrived in

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