Patti LuPone Tells Sen. Lindsey Graham to ‘Bite the Bullet and Come Out’ as Gay

As I count down the last week of my blog I decided to proverbially let my hair down.

If it walks like a duck, if it quacks like a duck, Lindsey Graham is gay.

Bill Maher on a show tonight had one of his 24 things you don’t know about me and it was about Lindsey Graham. My favorite was that Lindsey Graham was married to Liza Minnelli for 13 days in the 80s. I had to look it up. Lindsey Graham is a year younger than I and he’s never been married. Look, when we grew up there was no such thing as metrosexuals. So his lisp is very telling. Close your eyes and listen to Lindsey Graham talk and you I would think that your overhearing a conversation in a gay bar in 1980. I believe he got stuck in that 1980 mode. I was in gay bars in 1980 and well into the 90s and beyond. I did make a promise to myself that once I reach 50 I would never walk into a gay bar other than to go with a group of friends for a birthday or something like that. And honestly and the last seven years I’ve only walked into two gay bars. Felt so out of place they don’t want to be there. Nothing wrong with gay bars, I met some of my best friends there. It’s a matter of fact I’ve met most of my friends there.

Ice tray. Let’s get back to Lindsey Graham. Again on tonight show Bill Maher said about Lindsey Graham if you saw five seconds of the tape that Trump has on me you’d understand everything. He’s a 64 year old man I cannot believe that there is nothing out there about him that would be damaging to somebody who is the senator from South Carolina, not exactly the most liberal state in the nation. I can’t stand Lindsey Graham. There I said it. I hated him when he was the chief prosecutor for the impeachment of President Clinton. What a crock. President Clinton was impeached for something that Trump does on a daily basis.

So yes it’s time to come out of the closet and bite the bullet Senator Lindsey Graham. Maybe you’ll find some happiness, look at how happy Peter Buttigiegj is with Chasten.

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Eric Holder would be the right choice for the Democrats and for America

If there was only one piece of bad news that we got from Tuesday’s elections it was that the African American vote was suppressed. They didn’t have a reason to come out to vote and they did not. We need to have candidates that will spark their Joy.

If there’s ever been a boy scout in American politics is Eric Holder. Has the attorney general for President Obama he oversaw the Department of Justice that actually did Justice. We saw rights being bestowed upon people that have been forgotten, the trans community, native Americans, African Americans, Asian Americans, people of all religions and foremost the American people.

since leaving his job at the Department of Justice he’s been spearheading a drive to end gerrymandering in the US. He and President Obama have been working diligently to turn back the tide on gerrymandering even if it means the Democrats may lose some seats. Unless are congressional districts are drawn fairly people will loose faith in our system of government.

I hope it Atourney General holder does run because he is exactly the kind of man we need to heal our country.

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Saudis recruited Twitter workers to spy on critics of Saudi regime, U.S. charges – NBC News

A couple of things here.

I guess I may have been one of the people that was spied on. I have been very very critical of the crown Prince MBS who ordered the murder of Washington Post reporter an American resident khashoggi. This murder was allegedly greenlit by Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner. This is indicative of why the United States of America should not be in bed with Saudi Arabia. they no longer hold oil over our heads so why are we still so close to a regime that murders and tortures there citizenry. One can be stoned by the Saudi regime for being gay. I always thought being stoned was people throwing rocks at you. Nope that’s not it. They dig a pit they put you in it and they slowly lower weights on top of you slowly crushing you to death. This is the government that we are friendly with.

Sure governments, even friendly ones, spy on each other. But using spies within an organization like Twitter to get information on Americans, individual American citizens is beyond the pale.

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POLITICO: In Iowa, Biden confronts a growing threat: Pete Buttigieg

I posted a positive remark on Twitter about mayor Pete and one of the people who I liked on Twitter responded that he was too inexperienced and too young. I responded back by asking if they knew how many people the typical Senator overseas in their offices. The number is maxed out in about 30. Peter overseas 1,500 employees in the city of South bend. I then asked what foreign policy experience do governors get ? Not very much and yet President Clinton, who was the governor of Arkansas, had one of the best foreign policy records in our history.

Let’s get to the age thing. I’m 65 and I think that my generation has screwed everything up pretty badly and it’s time to let those who are going to have to fix the problems get a chance to have their say. Mayor Pete is exactly that kind of person. We need people running for president or going to make young people feel like this is not the same old stuff. I like Elizabeth Warren and she would make a great president but her age is an issue with me. I think Joe Biden has lost his chance and Bernie Sanders is not a Democrat.

One last interesting thing, latest polls show that more than 50% of American people would be okay with a gay president.

So Mayor Pete is my choice right now and his showing in Iowa is speaking much louder than my little post on this little blog.

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Trump anti-LGBT judicial nominee cries over accusation he’s anti-LGBT – The Washington Blade

People’s beliefs do evolve. When someone consistently anti-lgbt in their actions one has to wonder whether they will ever change their opinions and evolve in their beliefs. This judicial appointee, Mr. VanDyke, has gone out of his way in Friends of the Court briefs 2 espouse anti-gay opinions. And now we are to think that when he becomes a federal judge this is all going to end? The thing that is most suspect in this whole situation is that Lindsey Graham paired this nominees hearing in front of the judiciary committee with one other Trump appointee who is openly gay. Were they throwing a bone to the gay community?

Tulsi gabbard has said that her views have evolved oh, I don’t believe her either. And lately Tulsi gabbard and her Ty’s to thinking that is very close to Trump’s on Russia don’t make me feel that she has evolved all that much. Russia and Putin are completely anti-lgbtq and persecute people for the way they were born. If you truly believe in a God who creates everyone then how do you square that with your opinion that He/She creates individuals that go against his/her beliefs, it doesn’t work.

These crocodile tears don’t sway me.

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Trump anti-LGBT judicial nominee cries over accusation he’s anti-LGBT – The Washington Blade

People’s beliefs do evolve. When someone consistently anti-lgbt in their actions one has to wonder whether they will ever change their opinions and evolve in their beliefs. This judicial appointee, Mr. VanDyke, has gone out of his way in Friends of the Court briefs 2 espouse anti-gay opinions. And now we are to think that when he becomes a federal judge this is all going to end? The thing that is most suspect in this whole situation is that Lindsey Graham paired this nominees hearing in front of the judiciary committee with one other Trump appointee who is openly gay. Were they throwing a bone to the gay community?

Tulsi gabbard has said that her views have evolved oh, I don’t believe her either. And lately Tulsi gabbard and her Ty’s to thinking that is very close to Trump’s on Russia don’t make me feel that she has evolved all that much. Russia and Putin are completely anti-lgbtq and persecute people for the way they were born. If you truly believe in a God who creates everyone then how do you square that with your opinion that He/She creates individuals that go against his/her beliefs, it doesn’t work.

These crocodile tears don’t sway me.

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Tulsi Gabbard Is Being Used by the Russians, and to a Former US Double Agent, the Evidence Is Clear – Opinion

There is a two prong approach to removing this person from our body politic. First she needs to drop out of the race and promise not to run as an independent or third-party candidate. This will be the acid test because she will refuse to do so.

The second prong is to have her voted out of Congress. To that end I have donated and I hope you will donate to her Challenger. Click on the link below:

https://www.kaikahele.com/

Hillary Clinton is not one for hyperbole. She saw a problem and she pointed to it forcefully and said we need to get rid of it. Tulsi gabbard is being groomed to wrap our elections in 2020 by the Russian government and if anybody doesn’t believe that then somebody asked her why she refuses to renounce anything Russian. She’s not a patriot she’s a mole.

One more thing, a homophobe is always a homophobe.

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Real Time with Bill Maher Friday September 27th 2019 I was there

As fortunate to get tickets to go see Real Time with Bill Maher tonight. it’s located at the CBS studios in the heart of Hollywood and is one of the more iconic buildings here in Los Angeles.

He started off of a one-on-one talk with Salman Rushdie he was talking about his new book Quiote. it’s a modern version of Don Quixote that revolves around the presidency of Donald Trump. The magic of this book is the fact that Donald Trump although the main character is never mentioned. there are other parts of the book which seemed really interesting including the fact that unfortunately Salman rushdie’s sister was killed by opiate overdose. In the book he uses strippers on poles dancing to lure doctors in. turns out all they needed was about $30,000 to lure doctors in to giving out these deadly drugs.

The panel discussion was lively. One of the panelists got booed several times, Noah Rothman is no virgin to my boose here in my apartment while he’s doing his thing on MSNBC. When he said that there were good scientists on both sides of climate change the room erupted. Interesting Lee the former head of the EPA under President Obama was there and she was a great foiled for him. I thought that Bill Maher was office game but maybe because I was watching it live. I watch him religiously every Friday night and I think now that Game of Thrones is gone it’s the only reason I keep HBO.

I was truly looking forward to seeing Barney Franks who has been one of my heroes for decades now. I guess my politics have moved away from his because I did not agree with many of the things that he said. He’s against the impeachment and thinks that it’s going to give the unmentionable one in the oval Office a second term. I don’t think so

I got home at about 10 p.m. and got to watch the rerun of Lawrence O’Donnell telling us that now there has been a Wall Street journal report that says that Donald Trump has been squirreling away all of the conversations he’s had with Russia and Saudi Arabia in a private server meant for only the most highly classified information our country has. Why would he care to Hide these conversations when he has conversations with the under hundred and ninety-three countries of the world all the time? Inquiring minds want to know.

Inquiring minds want to know.

if you live in Los Angeles or ever get a chance to come make sure to get tickets to go see Bill Maher, it’s well worth it.

Trump Invents Fake Award From Gay Republican Group – OUT Magazine

This might get me in trouble but the way I see it being a log cabin republican is akin to being a Jewish Nazi. The Republican party has been anti-lgbtq from day one. If it were up to them there would be no marriage equality, and right now the lgbtq community is being assaulted by the Trump Department of Justice.

People tell me that gays and lesbians have made great strides in the last 10 years. That is true to a point but many don’t understand that just announcing that we are getting married could get us fired and there’s nothing to protect us in most states against that.

I used to be a club promoter and I heard that the log cabin Republicans no longer had a place to hold their meetings. I gave them that thank you for free. As far as I was concerned, although I thought that what they were doing was basically pissing in the wind, they deserved a place to hold a meeting in congregates.

The Trump administration is anti-gay, and the log cabin Republicans gave him no award.

So one more lie added on to all the lies that this present is said, what are we up to now? I think it’s about 13,000 since he took office. The White House Press corps his kind of relieved because each time he makes one of these weird statements like Melania has gotten to like and know the leader of North Korea, someone she’s never met, he says something else which then puts that story to decide and they don’t have to put out each individual fire just ride the wave I guess.

It’s obvious after this last G7 meeting that the United States is no longer the leader of the Free World. When Trump said he had German ancestry Angela Merkel, the chancellor of Germany grunt it. That’s not what one does to the leader of the Free World. We are laughing stock and you can thank the tangerine nightmare in the white house for it.

Make America great again? It was always great but he is certainly bringing it down more than a few notches.

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Erick Erickson, It’s Time to Get Out of Pete Buttigieg’s Bedroom – The Daily Beast

I have to train of thoughts that come to mind about this story.

it’s amazing how many homophobes are actually closeted gay men. I truly hope that Erik Erikson is not gay because that would be a giant hard off. That being said people that continuously talk about Calder people’s sexuality need.. I believe we’re in the 21st century. perhaps Erik Erikson should be sent in a time capsule back to where he belongs somewhere around the 1780s maybe, France. I think he would do really well during the French revolution.

I have a comment is the fact that I am so so tired of reading that women who are running for public officeare criticized for being too short or loud or whatever. The same people who complained about Elizabeth Warren being too abrasive said nothing about Bernie Sanders who was standing on the very same debate stage actually right next to her. I am tired of hearing how women dress and how that should affect whether or not we’re going to vote for them. I remember in 2016 when Hillary Clinton wore the beautiful yellow outfit and people compared her to a banana. Nobody talks about the fact that Trump tie goes down to his nice and that Bernie Sanders doesn’t dress very well but for some reason women are right in the bullseye of the Fashion Police.

Erik Erikson and men in general stop criticizing those who don’t conform to your ideas of what’s right or wrong because your ideas are so antiquated it is sad.

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