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Anti-Gay Republican Labels Sen. Lindsey Graham ‘Ambiguously Gay’

by David Badash ● 8:13 AM March 14, 2014
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One of the six Republicans challenging Lindsey Graham has labeled the U.S. Senator “ambiguously gay.”

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UPDATE: Lindsey Graham Gets Possible Challenger: Gay GOProud Tea Party Activist

by David Badash ● 11:40 AM March 11, 2013
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U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham may get a primary challenge from gay GOProud Tea Party activist, Bruce Carroll, aka “GayPatriot.”

Bigotry Watch

Polygamy? Murder? Lindsey Graham’s Anti-Gay Marriage ‘Debate’ Deserves Rebuke

by David Badash ● 3:50 PM December 12, 2012
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Senator Lindsey Graham last night used polygamy and murder to define the boundaries of the “debate” on same-sex marriage, a wholly unacceptable manner of framing.

Asides

Quote Of The Day: Lindsey Graham

by David Badash ● 1:39 PM July 1, 2010

Quote Of The Day: Lindsey Graham “I know it’s really gonna upset a lot of gay men — I’m sure hundreds of ‘em are gonna be jumping off the Golden Gate Bridge — but I ain’t available. I ain’t gay. Sorry.” – Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC), in the New York Times Magazine. via PoliticalWire.com (Pity, […]

Bigotry Watch

Eating Their Own: Outing Graham and the Price of Gay-Baiting on The Right

by Cody Daigle ● 12:00 PM April 21, 2010

The push to “out” Sen. Lindsey Graham by ALIPAC shows us the inevitable end of Republican gay-baiting.

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GOP Senator: Putin Invaded Ukraine Because Of Benghazi

by David Badash ● 2:53 PM March 4, 2014
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Perhaps one of the most disgusting responses to a challenge from one’s own party can be seen in the behavior of Republican Lindsey Graham.

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At State of the Union, GOP Celebrates With Duck Dynasty Stars Desecrating American Flag

by David Badash ● 8:22 PM January 28, 2014
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Many Republicans are not known for their respect of actual American values, but rather, the fake ones. Take, for example, Republican U.S. Senators David Vitter and Lindsey Graham, and Congressmen Steve Stockman, Jeff Duncan, and Thomas Massie.

Actions

South Carolina Senate Candidate Wants Teachers Armed With Assault Rifles

by Jean Ann Esselink ● 11:45 AM January 21, 2014
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“The Second Amendment is pretty clear. It says the right to carry arms should not be infringed.” – South Carolina State Senator Lee Bright

ENDA

Breaking: Senate Defeats Toomey Increased Religious Exemptions Amendment For ENDA

by David Badash ● 12:22 PM November 7, 2013
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The U.S. Senate defeated the Toomey Amendment, which would have vastly increased the number of businesses entitled to receive religious exemptions from ENDA, the Employment Non-Discrimination Act.

Elections

Democratic Party Tries To Muscle Pro-Marriage Equality Candidate Out Of South Carolina Senate Race

by Jean Ann Esselink ● 1:04 PM November 3, 2013
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UPDATE: The South Carolina Democratic Party has responded to Mr. Stamper’s claim saying: …we would like to set the record straight. At no point did the South Carolina Democratic Party urge Mr. Stamper not to run because of his stance on marriage…”

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Ladies And Gentlemen, The Man Who Claimed He Would Be South Carolina’s Next GOP Senator

by David Badash ● 12:56 AM July 8, 2013
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Bruce Carroll, aka @GayPatriot, earlier this year claimed he was going to be South Carolina’s next Republican U.S. Senator. Tonight, he called Dan Savage a “TwatWaffle.”

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Tea Party Senator Ted Cruz To Add Unconstitutional Poison Pill Voter ID To Immigration Reform

by David Badash ● 4:34 PM June 17, 2013
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Ted Cruz of Texas today promised to add an unconstitutional amendment to the immigration reform bill in response to today’s Supreme Court voter ID decision.

Bigotry Watch

Coulter: Immigration Reform Supporters ‘Working Feverishly To Turn The Country Into Mexico’

by David Badash ● 12:00 PM May 24, 2013
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Ann Coulter is attacking lawmakers working for immigration reform, and lamenting what she sees as a large influx of Hispanic immigrants from the “Third World.”

DOMA

Senate Democrats Cave To GOP, Sacrifice Gays, Pass Immigration Reform Out Of Committee

by David Badash ● 8:21 PM May 21, 2013
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It’s often said the two things you never want to see being made are laws and sausage. Sadly, binational same-sex couples were the sacrificial lambs in today’s sausage-making legislation.