Joey Manley on the Tennessee “Don’t say ‘gay'” bill.

My old friend Joey Manley has something important to say about the Republican scum that are trying to introduce a “Don’t say ‘gay’” bill in Tennessee, and their ‘moderate’ enablers (quoted in full with his permission): The only reason for a law forcing teachers and counselors to out gay teens to their parents? Increase suicide …

The only reason for a law forcing teachers and counselors to out gay teens to their parents? Increase suicide among gays. That’s the only possible outcome. “Mainstream” Republicans, when you stand with these people, these hateful, vile, people, you stand directly against me and my friends, against our lives and our livelihoods, so don’t expect …

Trying to fathom the magnitude

Is it too much of an exaggeration to claim that the Bush presidency is over, and that President Bush hasn’t been succeeded by Dick Cheney or any of the four people on the Presidential election ticket, but by an unelected Chancellor? From Naked Capitalism: This is a financial coup d’etat, with the only limitation the …