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memyselfI
02-21-2005, 09:10 AM
Dang, I'd not seen this collection of gossip regarding gay folks in the WH ANYWHERE. Leave it to the RWNJs to 'investigate' the gay blogs and compile the list of gossip and innuendo and publish it as 'news.'

Sounds like there is quite a list of rumored gay folks that JJGG may have been cozy with.

http://worldnetdaily.com/news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=42954


Homosexual press hot
to 'out' Bush figures
Gannon-gate leads to charges
about top Republican officials

Posted: February 21, 2005
1:00 a.m. Eastern

By Joseph Farah
2005 WorldNetDaily.com


WASHINGTON Disclosures that an alleged homosexual escort working for a pro-Republican website was granted access to the White House press room has led to efforts in the nation's homosexual press to "out" top-ranking Bush administration officials and GOP leaders based on uncorroborated, undocumented and unnamed sources.


Jeff Gannon

In the last week, reports in New York's Gay City News and 365Gay.com and other homosexual-friendly publications and blogs have made specific allegations about individuals based exclusively on unnamed sources and rumors and playing off the sensational revelations about Jeff Gannon by daylight a credentialed "reporter" covering the White House for two politically partisan websites, while allegedly moonlighting as a $200-an-hour male escort and purveyor of explicit websites like HotMilitaryStud.com and MilitaryEscorts.com. Those sites have since been removed from the Internet.


Jim Guckert

It turns out Jeff Gannon was a pseudonym and alter ego for Jim Guckert, the name under which Gannon allegedly posed for pictures on those sites and advertised his services. He resigned his position with Talon News and GOPUSA.com following the disclosures by bloggers.

The central target of the reports in the homosexual press is White House Press Secretary Scott McClellan, a figure who regularly called on Gannon at press conferences. Most of the reports recycle one last week by Raw Story, published by John Byrne, 24, who claims to have worked as a local reporter for the Boston Globe and as a Washington bureau reporter for the McClatchy newspapers, and seems to specialize in "outing" Republican politicians.

In a report based on an unnamed source, Raw Story reported McClellan visited a homosexual bar March 19, 1995. Another anonymous source was quoted as saying McClellan regularly frequented Austin, Texas, "gay clubs." McClellan is an Austin native. His mother, Carolyn Keeton Strayhorn, former mayor of Austin is controller of the state of Texas and considered a contender for the governorship.

Raw Story "connects" Gannon and McClellan by citing a comment from the discredited reporter who said his only contact with the White House press secretary was to send him a card acknowledging his 2003 wedding.

"Outing" of reputedly closeted homosexuals, particularly those associated with the Republican Party or conservative politics, has become a favorite pastime of homosexual activists in recent years. Similarly, the "outing" of famous historical figures, from Abe Lincoln to Alexander the Great whether or not the allegation of homosexuality is actually true is a key activist tactic.

The unsubstantiated report in Raw Story has been picked up by numerous homosexual publications online and off. McClellan has not commented on the reports now swirling around the Internet and in offline homosexual papers.

Homosexual activist Wayne Besen, author of "Anything But Straight: Unmasking the Scandals and Lies Behind the Ex-Gay Myth," writing in Virginia's Falls Church News-Press, goes even further than Raw Story.

"The vulgar scandal (involving Gannon) has revived Washington whispers that the supposedly anti-gay Republican Party is really nothing less than a gay affirmative action program," he writes. "Glance at whose (sic) running the GOP and it looks like a Harvey Fierstein cocktail party. A few months ago, activist Mike Rogers of RawStoryQ.com revealed that GOP National Field Director Dan Gurley is gay and sought unsafe sex online. Rogers also revealed that Ken Mehlman, chair of the Republican National Committee, is gay."

Discussions about Mehlman's sexual orientation have been popular on Democratic Party websites, too, including the official Democratic National Committee website.

Besen concluded his column: "The Bush administration is the gayest in memory, although they are all quivering in the closet, or is that gyrating on the Internet?"

According to Raw Story's Byrne, Gurley acknowledged in a phone interview last September that he is "gay." In response to a later story by Byrne last November, that Gurley "solicited unprotected sex and multiple sex partners in an online profile at Gay.com," Gurley reportedly conceded that he had a profile in his America Online screenname that same screenname as appeared in the Gay.com profile.

Attempts by WorldNetDaily to reach McClellan, Mehlman and Gurley for comment have so far proven unsuccessful.

Gannon, or Guckert, last week left his position as Washington bureau chief for Talon News, "because of the attention being paid to me."

Guckert was linked with online domain addresses suggestive of homosexual pornography. Guckert, a former resident of Wilmington, Del., told The (Wilmington) News Journal newspaper that he had registered the domain names for a client while he was working to set up a Web-hosting business.

McClellan said Guckert did not have a regular White House press pass but was cleared on a day-by-day basis to attend briefings and used his real name.

"He, like anyone else, showed that he was representing a news organization that published regularly and so he was cleared two years ago to receive daily passes just like many others are," McClellan said. "In this day and age, when you have a changing media, it's not an easy issue to decide, to try to pick and choose who is a journalist. It gets into the issue of advocacy journalism. Where do you draw the line? There are a number of people who cross that line in the briefing room."

He said he had been unaware of Guckert's affiliation with any sexually suggestive domain addresses.

Meanwhile, last night, CBS News attempted to connect Karl Rove to Guckert. In an online report by Dotty Lynch, senior political editor for CBS News, about Rove, she speculated about a link.

"The architect of the Bush victories in 2000 and 2004 came through the ranks of college Republicans with the late Lee Atwater, and their admitted and alleged dirty tricks are the legends many young political operatives dream of pulling off," she wrote. "So when Jeff Gannon, White House 'reporter' for Talon 'News,' was unmasked last week, the leap to a possible Rove connection was unavoidable. Gannon says that he met Rove only once, at a White House Christmas party, and Gannon is kind of small potatoes for Rove at this point in his career."

She continued: "But Rove's dominance of White House and Republican politics, Gannon's aggressively partisan work and the ease with which he got day passes for the White House press room the past two years make it hard to believe that he wasn't at least implicitly sanctioned by the 'boy genius.' Rove, who rarely gave on-the-record interviews to the MSM (mainstream media), had time to talk to GOPUSA, which owns Talon."

Gannon is now considering suing the bloggers, "liberal interest groups" and others for the "political assassination" that drove him from his reporting job, he tells Newsweek in its current edition.


And reader poll about the issue: (notice the lack of the WH making gays a pillar of moral policy thus opening the (back)door to the issue...)
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http://www.worldnetdaily.com/polls/

What do you think about allegations of homosexuality in Bush administration?

It's a dirty smear by political opponents

It's an attack by political opponents with some basis in truth

Why is it that homosexuality only matters in one political party?

Republicans have opened themselves to this with careless appointments
After the Gannon affair, I'll believe anything

It's just a lot of unsubstantiated gossip

There are homosexuals everywhere who cares?

I thought we weren't supposed to care what people do in their bedrooms

The Bush administration is rife with perversion ( ROFL )

Other

Joe Seahawk
02-21-2005, 09:13 AM
I'm embarassed for you..

memyselfI
02-21-2005, 09:14 AM
I'm emberassed for you..


you might want to rethink that...

Baby Lee
02-21-2005, 09:14 AM
Forgot to sneer and refer to Andrew Sullivan as 'barebacker.'

stevieray
02-21-2005, 09:14 AM
I'm embarassed for you..

I hear that.

memyselfI
02-21-2005, 09:17 AM
Forgot to sneer and refer to Andrew Sullivan as 'barebacker.'

Hey, Andrew is hiding nothing thus he's not being a hypocrite about his sexuality and the 'morality' of it.

Remember, this WH was just re-elected on a Karl Rove anti-gay 'mandate.'

Baby Lee
02-21-2005, 09:19 AM
Tucker Carlson's bow tie is just downright swishy.

Baby Lee
02-21-2005, 09:23 AM
Remember, this WH was just re-elected on a Karl Rove anti-gay 'mandate.'
Bullsh!t. Between the Dems waffling on their positions on gay marriage, Kerry's infamous 'who is, . . . . . . . . a lesbian' intonation, and this rash of queerbaiting over the Gannon thing, it's pretty clear that the left has every bit as much anti-gay proclivities as anyone else. They just try to hide it by projecting it on to others.

BigMeatballDave
02-21-2005, 09:24 AM
This is funny. If these were democrats, everything would be just fine, because they would just be expressing their lifestyle and being true to who they are... :rolleyes:

stevieray
02-21-2005, 09:26 AM
They just try to hide it by projecting it on to others.
Just like the extreme libs on this board.

BigMeatballDave
02-21-2005, 09:27 AM
According to Duhnees, homosexuals are only tolerated if you're a scum-sucking, bottom-feeding liberal...

memyselfI
02-21-2005, 09:29 AM
Bullsh!t. Between the Dems waffling on their positions on gay marriage, Kerry's infamous 'who is, . . . . . . . . a lesbian' intonation, and this rash of queerbaiting over the Gannon thing, it's pretty clear that the left has every bit as much anti-gay proclivities as anyone else. They just try to hide it by projecting it on to others.

BS. The Dems have tried to make the distinction between gay marriage and civil unions, the CONS trying to blur the issue to make it scarier and rally their base.

Kerry merely repeated what the girls own parents had proudly discussed about her in PUBLIC before. The poor outed girl is shopping a book now... :rolleyes:

This is a monster of the WH/Rove making and now it's coming home to roost. The RWNJs in the party are arguing amongst themselves about how to handle the Gannon issue because it represents such a massive hypocritical festering boil.

memyselfI
02-21-2005, 09:32 AM
According to Duhnees, homosexuals are only tolerated if you're a scum-sucking, bottom-feeding liberal...

Nice try.

This is not about my feelings on gays. I believe they should have the same rights as you or I or anyone else. PERIOD.

This is about the likes of JJGG, McClellan, or Mehlman going out and selling DUHbya's anti-gay agenda while at the same time partaking of a gay life in a closet somewhere.

And, it's about a so called RWNJ 'news' outlet publishing gossip OUTING these people as an exclusive on their FRONT PAGE and blaming 'the homosexual press' for telling the story to begin with. Hello, they are repeating it to people who would NEVER see it on a gay blog...

ask yourself why. :hmmm:

stevieray
02-21-2005, 09:35 AM
BS. The Dems have tried to make the distinction between gay marriage and civil unions, the CONS trying to blur the issue to make it scarier and rally their base.

Kerry merely repeated what the girls own parents had proudly discussed about her in PUBLIC before. The poor outed girl is shopping a book now... :rolleyes:

This is a monster of the WH/Rove making and now it's coming home to roost. The RWNJs in the party are arguing amongst themselves about how to handle the Gannon issue because it represents such a massive hypocritical festering boil.

Denise, the only time something is legitimate to you is when you can use it against others. You've done the same thing with religion for years.

Baby Lee
02-21-2005, 09:38 AM
DUHbya's anti-gay agenda
Keep referring to it, and it just might spontaneously exist.

BigMeatballDave
02-21-2005, 09:38 AM
Nice try.

This is not about my feelings on gays. I know its not, 'cause you're a scum-sucking, bottom-feeding liberal...

memyselfI
02-21-2005, 09:41 AM
Keep referring to it, and it just might spontaneously exist.


It does exist. For God's sake he campaigned on altering the Constitution to 'protect' America from gay people getting married.

Baby Lee
02-21-2005, 09:42 AM
It does exist. For God's sake he campaigned on altering the Constitution to 'protect' America from gay people getting married.
And that was a pro-marriage reaction to activists subverting laws, not an anti-gay agenda.

BigMeatballDave
02-21-2005, 09:44 AM
It does exist. For God's sake he campaigned on altering the Constitution to 'protect' America from gay people getting married.Yes. But, not civil unions...

Baby Lee
02-21-2005, 09:44 AM
And your foresquare all over the 'hypocrisy' of the RW, and oblivious to the hypocrisy of libs cackling 'they're gay, and being gay is icky ick ICKY.'

memyselfI
02-21-2005, 10:04 AM
And that was a pro-marriage reaction to activists subverting laws, not an anti-gay agenda.

No it wasn't. Because they not only wanted the 'protection' from gays for marriage but are also interested in making it optional (or illegal?) to offer benefits afforded to heterosexuals.

memyselfI
02-21-2005, 10:07 AM
And your foresquare all over the 'hypocrisy' of the RW, and oblivious to the hypocrisy of libs cackling 'they're gay, and being gay is icky ick ICKY.'


I don't think being gay is 'icky' at all. It's not what floats my boat but I'm certainly not adverse to the idea that it might float others.

Baby Lee
02-21-2005, 10:11 AM
No it wasn't. Because they not only wanted the 'protection' from gays for marriage but are also interested in making it optional (or illegal?) to offer benefits afforded to heterosexuals.
G-Dub may be any number of things, but he ain't a plural.

Chief Henry
02-21-2005, 10:15 AM
This is funny. If these were democrats, everything would be just fine, because they would just be expressing their lifestyle and being true to who they are... :rolleyes:


Amen to that.

I wonder what kind of kaniptions we'd be hearing about if so called
RWNJ bloggers outed a liberal reporter?

Chief Henry
02-21-2005, 10:17 AM
It must now be a BAD thing to be GAY according to all of these sleeze jizin LWNJ bloggers and the likes of DUHknees.

Baby Lee
02-21-2005, 10:21 AM
It must now be a BAD thing to be GAY according to all of these sleeze jizin LWNJ bloggers and the likes of DUHknees.
If it's a liberal homosexual, it's a paragon of virtue and strength, kinda like that weeping [fake] Indian when RWNJs decided to litter. If it's a conservative homosexual, it's two icky boys putting their pee-pees in the poo-poo hole.

BigMeatballDave
02-21-2005, 10:33 AM
If it's a conservative homosexual, it's two icky boys putting their pee-pees in the poo-poo hole.
ROFL

Lefty_the_Right
02-21-2005, 10:48 AM
Weird, where was all thhis support for homosexuals a couple of days ago when Big Daddy was talking about Alan Keyes daughter coming out of the closet?


And this isn't just about an anti-homosexual administration keeping a mole under the sheets, as it were....

It's also about hos this administration is using propaganda to push it's agenda.

Oh, and that was a WORKING prostitute while he was working in the White House press room.

I know that's sounds like I'm repeating myself.

But Gannon was selling his ass, not just his soul and credibility.


Poor George.
He should have called on Helen Thomas instead of moving her to the back of the room.

Then no one would be talking about gays in the Bush White House.

memyselfI
02-21-2005, 10:52 AM
If it's a liberal homosexual, it's a paragon of virtue and strength, kinda like that weeping [fake] Indian when RWNJs decided to litter. If it's a conservative homosexual, it's two icky boys putting their pee-pees in the poo-poo hole.

STOP PROJECTING!

It's not the left who are forcing people to stay in the closet to protect their jobs or keep them from having equal protections under the law.

Obviously, it's the RW hypocricy that forces Ken Mehlman and JJGG and McClellan and whoever else they have closeted on staff to stay in the closet and pretending they are someone they are not so they can have a job and spew DUHbya's anti-gay agenda.

It's nice that you are twising the issue to make it about me and my views but clearly the RW has an interesting conundrum here. Do they report the story and out folks that the mainstream media has not outed (as they have here) and make it all about the 'gay' issue further exploiting those people (yes, that is what they are doing by outing these folks to their homophob base) and hope they circumvent the REAL issue in the story because of the 'ick' factor that many in the RW have about the gay issue or do they just ignore it and play along with the WH like nothing has happened here.

They are at a point where they can make it a gay issue and get off the hook...and it looks like that is where they intend to go.

Michael Michigan
02-21-2005, 11:28 AM
I'm embarassed for you..

No shit.





The media ARE reporting it: Gay Prostitute Sticks it to GWB...


Brits on blogs & the gay hooker/mole in WH scandal


RWNJ media reporting Gannon story: outing other gays in WH


JimmyJeff (JJ) Gannon has friends at FREEPERS...ROTF


Ah, the fraud Gannon, not Richie, might be a Rove flunkee...

Lefty_the_Right
02-21-2005, 11:33 AM
An anti-gay administration that has a reporter giving Bush a Monica is a great story.

Truth is sometimes stranger than fiction.

stevieray
02-21-2005, 11:33 AM
[QUOTE=memyselfI]STOP PROJECTING!

It's not the left who are forcing people to stay in the closet to protect their jobs or keep them from having equal protections under the law.

QUOTE]

that's what happens when you demand people to respect your lifestyle before they respect you.

Lefty_the_Right
02-21-2005, 11:38 AM
I didn't see any of you conservatives telling big daddy to back off on the threads about Alan Keyes daughter.

In fact, I didn't see any of you defending her at all?

Are you only supportive of male homosexuals?
Or is it only male homosexuals in the Bush White House?

memyselfI
02-21-2005, 03:19 PM
I didn't see any of you conservatives telling big daddy to back off on the threads about Alan Keyes daughter.

In fact, I didn't see any of you defending her at all?

Are you only supportive of male homosexuals?
Or is it only male homosexuals in the Bush White House?

Yes, they will rally around one of their own if they perceive them being persecuted...

at least until the story fades and then they sic Falwell and ilk on them.

http://exodus.to/about_exodus_policy.shtml ROFL

Taco John
02-21-2005, 04:16 PM
Bullsh!t. Between the Dems waffling on their positions on gay marriage, Kerry's infamous 'who is, . . . . . . . . a lesbian' intonation, and this rash of queerbaiting over the Gannon thing, it's pretty clear that the left has every bit as much anti-gay proclivities as anyone else. They just try to hide it by projecting it on to others.



That's an interesting interpretation... Not based in reality, but interesting nonetheless...

It appears that the Gay Media and gay figures are doing a majority of the "bashing" and "queerbaiting." And you're right... There is a lot of "queerbaiting" going on... But it has nothing to do with the lefts hatred for gays. It' has everything to do with the left's hatred for the right and the right's hatred for gays.

It's called 'taunting.' Every gay writer with a leftist agenda in America knows that Bush's support base hates homosexuality, and would love to paint Bush as the queerest president in history. Is it cheap? Hell yeah. But no more cheap than spreading rumors about McCain's "secret" black baby.

stevieray
02-21-2005, 04:20 PM
That's an interesting interpretation... Not based in reality, but interesting nonetheless...
.
find another catch phrase, you've worn this condescending one out.

redbrian
02-21-2005, 04:24 PM
McCain's "secret" black baby.

Speaking of black babies, did anyone catch the 1st five years of SNL, special last night.

The word association skit between Chase and Prior is an absolute classic.

Chase: n*gg*r
Prior: Dead Honky

memyselfI
02-21-2005, 04:35 PM
That's an interesting interpretation... Not based in reality, but interesting nonetheless...

It appears that the Gay Media and gay figures are doing a majority of the "bashing" and "queerbaiting." And you're right... There is a lot of "queerbaiting" going on... But it has nothing to do with the lefts hatred for gays. It' has everything to do with the left's hatred for the right and the right's hatred for gays.

It's called 'taunting.' Every gay writer with a leftist agenda in America knows that Bush's support base hates homosexuality, and would love to paint Bush as the queerest president in history. Is it cheap? Hell yeah. But no more cheap than spreading rumors about McCain's "secret" black baby.

What is quite disingenuous here is that the RWNJ media is reporting this as news thereby outing gays in the WH that would remain closeted if not for them reporting gossip from gay blogs...

and they are blaming the 'homosexual press' for the scoop. ROFL :shake:

Taco John
02-21-2005, 06:51 PM
find another catch phrase, you've worn this condescending one out.



How so? I didn't realize I had ever said it before.

I think you make a poor judge of overused condescending catch phrases.

Taco John
02-21-2005, 06:53 PM
find another catch phrase, you've worn this condescending one out.



But if I may use someone else's catch phrase, "nice diversion."

|Zach|
02-21-2005, 07:05 PM
But if I may use someone else's catch phrase, "nice diversion."
ROFL

stevieray
02-21-2005, 07:14 PM
How so? I didn't realize I had ever said it before.

I think you make a poor judge of overused condescending catch phrases.

You know, you're right. This board brings out the best and worst in people. I know I'm guilty of it.

...the neverending pissing matches make us all look bad.

I want more than that. out

penchief
02-22-2005, 05:46 PM
That's an interesting interpretation... Not based in reality, but interesting nonetheless...

It appears that the Gay Media and gay figures are doing a majority of the "bashing" and "queerbaiting." And you're right... There is a lot of "queerbaiting" going on... But it has nothing to do with the lefts hatred for gays. It' has everything to do with the left's hatred for the right and the right's hatred for gays.

It's called 'taunting.' Every gay writer with a leftist agenda in America knows that Bush's support base hates homosexuality, and would love to paint Bush as the queerest president in history. Is it cheap? Hell yeah. But no more cheap than spreading rumors about McCain's "secret" black baby.

Touche'

memyselfI
02-22-2005, 05:58 PM
That's an interesting interpretation... Not based in reality, but interesting nonetheless...

It appears that the Gay Media and gay figures are doing a majority of the "bashing" and "queerbaiting." And you're right... There is a lot of "queerbaiting" going on... But it has nothing to do with the lefts hatred for gays. It' has everything to do with the left's hatred for the right and the right's hatred for gays.

It's called 'taunting.' Every gay writer with a leftist agenda in America knows that Bush's support base hates homosexuality, and would love to paint Bush as the queerest president in history. Is it cheap? Hell yeah. But no more cheap than spreading rumors about McCain's "secret" black baby.


You know, I don't know that this is entirely true. I think they really want to expose the hypocrisy in their being USED by DUHbya and Rove and the administration while at the same time employing a bunch of closeted hypocrites.

I honestly don't believe the gay writers would be so keen on "outing" other gays (even if Republican) if it were not for the fact that the WH completely manipulated and tooled the gay issue and now they see an opportunity to pay back.