Posts from January 6, 2013

News: Missy, Stonewalling Hagel, Da Vinci, Twenty Thirteen

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Ask the Blue Coat internet security company to eliminate a filtering function that they themselves admit unnecessarily censors LGBT sites. A We The People petition argues that a White House-backed reality show about VP Joe Biden would help bipartisan…

Baltimore Commish Leads Rally Against Anti-Gay Violence

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Yesterday, to raise awareness of violence targeting gay people, Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts declared, “I want to come together as a community and make sure we connect and do the right things for every part of our community.…

Obama To Nominate Chuck Hagel As Defense Secretary Tomorrow

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It’s official. Or it will be soon. Democratic sources tell Politico that President Obama will hold a news conference tomorrow to formally nominate former Republican Sen. Chuck Hagel as the next Defense Secretary. Obama will also reportedly name…