12/27 Morning Communiqué
CITY PAGES BLOGS AND NEWS
Britt Robson discusses the emergence of Randy Foye at Balls.
Nobel laureate Steven Chu is urging scientists to study how termites process food to learn how to produce pollution-free energy.
Former President Gerald R. Ford died Tuesday at age 93.
Italian politicians have condemned the brief appearance of two pairs of dolls representing gay couples in the parliament's nativity display.
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
Tim and Jayson are a couple of gay Minneapolitans blogging about local theater, dining, music, clubbing, and more at GLBT Minneapolis.
An existential moment between Kermit the Frog and Peter Sellers (with chickens)
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"For them to say they have some sort of moral regard for their clients is incredible—they're a penny-pinching, conniving company."
— Buffalo '66 actor/director Vincent Gallo, on online payment service PayPal's refusal to be associated with Gallo's website, where he sells his sexual services and sperm
"This controversy has... made people dust off their Constitution and actually read it."
— Representative-elect Keith Ellison, speaking at the annual convention of the Muslim American Society and the Islamic Circle of North America about his taking the oath of office on a Quran
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