Showing posts with label Rachel Maddow. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Rachel Maddow. Show all posts

Monday, December 12, 2011

Gingrich’s sister supports Obama

Candace Gingrich-Jones (above, from a recent appearance on the Rachel Maddow Show), the openly gay half-sister of former House Speaker and leading GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich, says she will back President Barack Obama’s re-election bid. Gingrich-Jones, a director at the Human Rights Campaign, said that she and her half-brother are "mutually respectful" but hold different views on gay rights issues.

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Forbes: Ellen is 10th most powerful woman in the world

Forbes Magazine's list of the The World's 100 Most Powerful Women features prominent lesbians, including out comedian and talk show host Ellen DeGeneres in the No. 10 slot. 

Rachel Maddow is 50th on the list, while Suze Orman ranks 61st and Iceland's Prime Minister Johanna Sigurdardottir is ranked number 80.

Friday, July 17, 2009

Pat Buchanan: In praise of white people

Says Buchanan, "I think white men were 100 percent of the people who wrote the constitution, 100 percent of the people who signed the Declaration of Independence, 100 percent of the people who died at Gettysburg and Vicksburg, probably close 100 percent of the people who died at Normandy. This has been a country basically built by white folks."

Wow. I'm speechless.

Sunday, May 31, 2009

Decorated Air Force officer fights Don't Ask, Don't Tell discharge

After 18 years in the Air Force, Lt. Col. Victor Fehrenbach faces likely removal because his superiors were informed that Fehrenbach is gay. Fehrenbach, who won a medal for heroism in Iraq, was hoping that the Obama administration would bring an end to the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy. The Servicemembers Legal Defense Network estimates that 200 military personnel have been discharged under "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" since Obama took office in January.

Thursday, April 23, 2009

Rachel Maddow spotlights 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' - you should tell her she's awesome

GLAAD urges you to contact MSNBC host Rachel Maddow and thank her for raising awareness about the history of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" and giving voice to the patriotic Americans who have been discharged from the military after putting their lives on the line for their country.

Rachel Maddow

Wednesday, September 3, 2008