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Some introspection of WUWT

Filed in Gold, o by on February 20, 2011 0 Comments
Some introspection of WUWT

I recently met with some of our volunteer moderators and contributors while in the Bay Area, and they provided some valuable suggestions on WUWT and its place in the climate debate. Of course, I haven’t asked WUWT readers on this … Continue reading →

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Bill would put border volunteers in Cochise

Filed in Gold, Gold Bullion prices by on April 10, 2010 0 Comments

A new measure introduced by State Sen. Al Melvin would give Cochise County $200,000 to send “a volunteer security force to the United States-Mexico border.” Melvin, a Tucson Republican, introduced the bill, which would also establish a “border security commission” as part of a strike-all amendment, meaning it replaces a bill introduced earlier and doesn't go through as many steps of consideration. “There are many of us, including me, who would like to see the concept of the Minutemen come back. I think there's a way to make it work,” Melvin said Friday in explaining the effort to establish a… Original Article: Forum: News/Activism

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Comedian to face Human Rights Tribunal (offended lesbian hecklers)

Filed in Gold by on March 29, 2010 0 Comments

VANCOUVER — A comedian whose put-downs of a lesbian and her companion in the audience is hoping she doesn’t have the last laugh at a B.C. Human Rights Commission tribunal this week. Was Guy Earle’s discriminatory verbal assault spurred solely by the woman’s sexual orientation, or was the professional funny man exercising his right to free speech when an audience member wouldn’t settle down? Earle, who’s been a stand-up comic for more than two decades, was the volunteer master of ceremonies at amateur night at a Vancouver restaurant in May 2007. Lorna Pardy and her same-sex partner had moved to… Original Article: Forum: News/Activism

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Maine Vote Is Focus of Gay-Marriage Fight [California Is Listening]

Filed in Gold by on October 27, 2009 0 Comments

Maine Vote Is Focus of Gay-Marriage Fight ABBY GOODNOUGH October 27, 2009 A week before Maine voters decide whether to repeal the state’s new same-sex marriage law, donations and volunteers are pouring in to sway what both sides call a nationally significant fight. Bonnie Johnstone, a volunteer for Stand For Marriage Maine, last week called potential supporters of a bill to block gay marriage in Maine. Some of the campaign's defaced signs were displayed on the wall. Supporters of the marriage law, which the Legislature approved in May, have far more money and ground troops than opponents, who have been… Original Article: Forum: News/Activism

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