John Aravosis
Follow me on Twitter: @aravosis | @americablog | @americabloggay | Facebook | Google+ | LinkedIn. John Aravosis is the editor of AMERICAblog, which he founded in 2004. He has a joint law degree (JD) and masters in Foreign Service from Georgetown (1989); and worked in the US Senate, World Bank, Children's Defense Fund, and as a stringer for the Economist. Frequent TV pundit: O'Reilly Factor, Hardball, World News Tonight, Nightline & Reliable Sources. Bio, .

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Police release audio of Palin family drunken brawl

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Bristol Palin: “They took my $300 sunglasses, they took my f**king shoes and I’m f**king just left here?”
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John Oliver: Ayn Rand – How Is This Still A Thing?

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Interestingly, Rand was pro-choice and REALLY didn’t like Reagan.
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Meet a few people I saw texting and driving while leaving NYC yesterday

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I don’t mean to go all Grandpa McCain, but I just don’t get it.
Okay, maybe just a little.

Pope demotes anti-gay cardinal as Vatican refuses to codify watered-down gay statment

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Judging by the reactions of conservatives, the Pope was serious about forging a kinder & gentler papacy after all.
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NYC is like a huge movie theater with ridiculously expensive candy

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I thought DC was expensive, what with our $4 gallons of milk. In NYC, I’m paying $5.50!
The Lovings, of Virginia,

GOP using increasingly racist arguments against gay marriage

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The GOP’s “states’ rights über alles” position against gay marriage is racist, in addition to homophobic.
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Ted Cruz using gay-bashing to win White House in 2016

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I’ve been waiting decades for Republicans to stand up the nutjobs in their party. And sadly, I’m still waiting.
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Facing conservative backlash, Pope no longer “welcomes” gays

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The Bible, apparently, now comes with an asterisk. (*Subject to political whim.)
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A GOP Congress? Let’s not do the Time Warp again (video)

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A fun get-out-the-vote message courtesy of the Rocky Horror Picture Show, JibJab, and me.
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The Catholic church hates you a wee bit less

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A new Vatican document says gays have “gifts,” and civil unions and cohabitation have “positive aspects.”
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