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Thursday, January 05, 2006

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A bad day on both sides of the Atlantic for the idea that all the people on the margins want the same thing.

Peter Tatchell the founder of the gay rights group OutRage!, said [of the head of the U.K.'s muslim council statement that homosexuality is immoral and spreads disease]: "It's tragic for one minority to attack another minority."


Marion Barry: "There is a sort of an unwritten code in Washington, among the underworld and the hustlers and these other guys, that I am their friend," Barry said at an afternoon news conference in which he described the robbery [of him] in detail. "I don't advocate what they do. I advocate conditions to change what they do. I was a little hurt that this betrayal did happen."

(Both items from AndrewSullivan, but Maclamity performed the synthesis all on his own.)