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    April 16, 2012

    Nancy Pelosi Is Least-Liked Congressional Leader, Poll Shows

    Remember that scene in the The Sandlot when Smalls said he didn't know who the Great Bambino was, prompting all the other kids to incredulously list off the rest of Babe Ruth's many nicknames? The Sultan of Swat! the Colossus of Clout! The King of Crash! And so Smalls, not wanting to seem ignorant i ... More >>

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    February 29, 2012
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    May 19, 2011

    Isabel Castillo, Undocumented DREAM Act Advocate, To Be Honored at USF Graduation

    Isabel Castillo would like a job in her field already. ​Tomorrow, another class of University of San Francisco graduates will head into the working world. And while they are understandably worried about landing a job, the university will award an honorary doctorate to a young woman who has even le ... More >>

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    March 22, 2011

    Apple Asked to Scrap Apps That Help Users Evade DUI Checkpoints

    What does your app tell you?​Earlier today, SF Weekly told readers about the controversial gay-cure app that's put Apple at the center of an uncomfortable high-tech debate about religion and gays. Now, U.S. lawmakers are challenging the company to scrap another iPhone app -- one that alerts users ... More >>

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    November 19, 2010

    Which Comes First? DADT Repeal or Target Store in San Francisco?

    Bad dog! Homophobic! ​The Week in GayDid you miss me? I spent the last week in Buffalo, N.Y., visiting family and NOT getting groped by anyone at any of the four airports I visited. Granted, I had to pass inspection at only two of the four airports, but I kept an open mind about being fondled and ... More >>

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    November 4, 2010

    Election Results Show Tea Party Fails to Gain Traction in Western States

    Is that Harry Reid in the middle?​Some of you might have found it particularly hard to greet the Red Dawn of Nov. 3. We admit that it's difficult to face the idea of Tea Party-propelled candidates marching off to Washington with plans to combat imagined New World Order conspiracies within the vaul ... More >>

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    October 29, 2010

    Republican Election Ploy: Gays Marry Goats, Dogs, and ... Clocks?

    Dating material perhaps. But you want to marry this? ​The Week In GayHave you noticed that the midterm election is around the goddamned corner? If your home is like mine you shovel 10 pounds of crap out of the mailbox and into the recycling bin every day; you have stopped answering the phone altog ... More >>

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    October 26, 2010

    Democratic Excuse: Blame the Gays!

    ​If this election goes as poorly for the Democrats as everyone says it's going to you can lay odds that there is one population that will be blamed for the defeat: the GAYS.  Yep, that's right. The gays are gonna screw this up for everyone -- again. The target on the gays was drawn thi ... More >>

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    September 21, 2010

    Senate Votes Against Taking Up DREAM Act. Local Students Bummed.

    Nope. Not today. ​The U.S. Senate today voted against taking up the the defense budget bill -- curtailing Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's last-minute plan to tack on an amendment to give illegal immigrants who go to college or into the military a chance at citizenship. The Wall Street Journal ... More >>

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    September 20, 2010

    Senate To Vote On DREAM Act Tuesday. Local Activists To Picket Feinstein's Office.

    ​You may recall our July cover feature on young undocumented immigrants waiting for the DREAM Act, a bill that would give illegal immigrants who go to college or serve in the military a path to citizenship. At the time the story came out, many advocates predicted that Democrats would lack the ball ... More >>

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    September 17, 2010

    Lady Gaga Destroys DADT -- While Wearing Meat

    Can Lady Gaga do away with DADT before this dress goes bad? ​In the last episode of the Week in Gay, a federal judge ruled that the military ban on gays serving in the military (Don't Ask Don't Tell) was unconstitutional. Since then, Lady Gaga won 101 Video Music Awards on MTV and then kicked some ... More >>

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    July 30, 2010

    Dan Choi Proposes to Harry Reid: The Week in Gay

    Romance blooms in the desert -- betwen Dan Choi and Harry Reid. Uh-huh. ​The Netroots Nation annual conference took place last week in Las Vegas. What is the Netroots Nation annual conference? It is a gathering of progressive bloggers who seek to learn from each other about strategies to influence ... More >>

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    January 19, 2009

    Let's Get Inaugurated! Enliven Barack Obama's Speech with the Inaugural Drinking Game

    Those of us lucky enough to still have gainful employment as the George W. Bush years stumble to their ignominious thud will be clocking in tomorrow around the time President-elect Barack Obama knocks the "elect" off his title.A rollicking article in the current New Yorker notes that while president ... More >>

  • News

    April 30, 2008

    Party Crashers 08

    Ralph Nader and running mate Matt Gonzalez are looking to make a difference in the upcoming presidential election. Early polling suggests they just might.

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    October 27, 2004


    How four tiny Indian tribes, with help from powerful gambling interests, are trying to transform the Bay Area into a slot machine Mecca

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    June 6, 2001

    Gambling Their Future

    How a tiny, impoverished Indian tribe managed to persuade a city, a powerful union, and the U.S. Congress to let them build a Nevada-style casino in the East Bay

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