Gabe Ortíz
Gabe Ortíz is a San Francisco-based writer. He has contributed to the Mission's bilingual newspaper "El Tecolote," and the political blogs AMERICAblog, AMERICAblog Gay, and Veracity Stew. He's also a Stevie Nicks lover and shameless catlady. Follow him on Twitter: @Tusk81.

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Let the South secede

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If Texas wants to go, let it — but make sure it pays us back the billions it took from us first.
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NYT burns Romney for saying he’d close FEMA, Ryan for trying to gut it

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“Those in Hurricane Sandy’s path are fortunate that, for now, that ideology has not replaced sound policy.”
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Majority of Latinos now favor gay marriage

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Support for same-sex marriage among Latinos rose 21 points in just six years, and 18 points in three years.
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Romney calls Obama “as weak and womanly as a tamale-making nana”

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Mitt Romney attacked President Obama yesterday for not being “macho” enough to win Latino votes.
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Obama’s great Latino week: Thumping Romney 72-20 in latest poll

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President Obama has had a good week courting Latino supporters, and now has a new TV ad narrated by him in darn good Spanish.

Mitt threatened to cancel Univision forum unless the network allowed him to bus in more of his supporters

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Buzzfeed reports that a Latino-fied Mitt Romney threatened to pull the plug on his Univision forum earlier this week unless the network gave in to his demands, including busing in additional ...

Mitt Romney courts Latino vote by using skin bronzer – even his tan isn’t sincere

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Sr. Romney sporting his new day-laborer tan. In his closest interaction with a room full of Latinos since that time he had to yell at the kitchen staff for spilling the good Bordeaux, ...

“Adam and Eve,” not “Adam and Steve,” committed the first sin

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Matt Barber of the conservative Liberty Council went off on “homosexual activists” earlier this week, accusing pro-marriage equality folks of gradually leading America ...
Sarah Palin believes in family values. Just not when it comes to her family.

Sarah Palin believes in family values. Just not when it comes to her family.

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Former VP candidate Sarah Palin and husband Todd visited a Chick-fil-A yesterday to show their support, weeks after the food chain’s president Dan Cathy revealed the company’s ...

Pro-life Rick Perry’s horrifying anti-life record

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In a macho act not seen since my chihuahua humped that lab at the dog park, GOP Texas Governor Rick Perry announced that he will turn down millions in federal dollars meant to expand ...
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