Friday, July 30, 2010

Today on the Signorile Show

Antigay Minnesota gubernatorial candidate Tim Emmer says that Target giving him money is "free speech." Then isn't it free speech for us to say no more money to Target? We'll go through the latest in the controversy that has a full-blown boycott of both Target and Best Buy underway in the wake of the Supreme Court decision allowing corporations to give unlimited sums to candidates.

Congressman Charlie Rangel will go to trial on 13 ethics violations, just as Democrats are heading into the mid-terms. What does it all mean? We'll go through it.

Protests have continued over Arizona's immigration law in the wake of the judge blocking the most odious parts of it

Guest / 3:30pm EST - We're all aware of it. Chances are you are signed into it right now-- posting status updates, "Like"ing a friends link, or tagging friends in pictures from a recent party. That's right, I'm talking about Facebook. David Kirkpatrick, author of The Facebook Effect: The Inside Story of the Company That Is Connecting The World, joins us to talk about how Facebook has gone from dorm room novelty to a network with 500 million users.

/ 4:30pm EST - Newly outed / out gay California Republican State Senator Roy Ashburn joins us this afternoon to talk about his time serving in the closet and the apology he has extended to the LGBT community for his actions in while in office.

Defense Secretary Gates has
lashed out at Wikileaks following the leak of 90,000 documents about the war in Afghanistan. This as civil rights and anti-war advocates are praising Wilileaks for dissemination the truth.

The National Organization for Marriage continued its antigay "one man, one woman" marriage tour, and continued it's idiotic propoganda campaign portraying the group's supporters as victims. We'll get to the story.

Why did Ellen exit American Idol?

It's Friday, so we'll be giving away our "Angel, Turkey, Gassie, and Climax of the Week!" Chime in on Facebook!

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