Friday, November 05, 2010

Today on the Signorile Show

Where will the cuts come from? Republicans ran on an agenda of cutting $100 billion in a single year from government spending but never said where the cuts would come from, all the while promising to cut taxes for the rich as well. With 40% of the budget going to Medicare and Social Security, something they said they wouldn't touch in addition to defense, the cuts are going to have to come from 15% of the budget affecting national parks, the FBI and other programs. But they still won't say exactly what's on the line, largely because it was all a campaign gimmick and there isn't much to cut that won't outrage even conservatives. Meanwhile, the Tea Party is demanding power, with Michele Bachmann vying for committee post as the Tea Party queen. Can they hold it together for long? We'll get into it.

Antigay zealots now planning to push marriage amendment in Minnesota in wake of Republican statehouse takeover and uncertainty over the governor's race.

A mom who allowed her son to dress as Daphne from "Scoobie Doo" for Halloween -- and who wrote about her decision -- is accused by an child psychologist on CNN of "outing" her son. Did she do something wrong? Or is she the example for moms across the country? We'll take your calls.

Guest / 4:30pm EST - What causes a child to grow up gay or straight? Simon LeVay, author of Gay, Straight, & The Reasons Why: The Science of Sexual Orientation, joins us to discuss this today.

Could you give up washing to save the environment? A new movement advocates not taking a shower every day. We'll ask you what you think.

It's Friday, that means's we'll be giving out our "Angel, Turkey, Gassie & Climax"Awards!

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