Daily Archives: 05/02/2011

NRA Wades Into DOMA

(Community Matters) The NRA drops King & Spalding, the law firm which backed out of defending DOMA for Speaker Boehner and the GOP.

To be clear, our decision is not motivated by any position on the statute itself. As you know, the National Rifle Association is a single-issue organization dedicated to the protection of the Second Amendment. We are, however, often involved in controversial issues on which emotions can run high.

yeah, right
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Kip Keller & Michael Barnes brought this to our attention this evening.
We had dinner at 24 Diner. I’d forgotten I have a breakfast scheduled there tomorrow. Diner was fine. Sancerre was very good. Company exquisite.

@ReallyVirtual

(Community Matters) This is the story circulating:

Sohaib Athar, a.k.a. @ReallyVirtual, had no idea the helicopters he was complaining about on twitter were part of the top secret mission that killed Osama bin Laden Sunday night. 10 hours before bin Laden’s death was announced Athar posted: “Helicopter hovering above Abbottabad at 1AM (is a rare event).” From the article: “During the raid, Athar speculates that he was two or three kilometers away from the shooting that took place. Once news broke that bin Laden had been killed in Abbottabad, Athar tweeted, ‘Uh oh, now I’m the guy who liveblogged the Osama raid without knowing it.’”

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In Memory of 9.11

(Community Matters)