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Three’s a Party: A Very Lusty Lord

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“I Want to be Led Astray” We Americans have an imperfect and  overly proper view of Brits perhaps influenced by their wonderful way of speaking and all that royal pomp. After all, how could anyone speaking like that be naughty? Well. Lord Sewel, a.k.a., Baron Sewel of Gilcomstoun, helps us understand. The Baron is a bit […]

Congressional Staffers: Pay Raise Needed!

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Forced to Go Abroad New information out this week underscores the critical need for congressional staffers to receive a substantial increase in pay. Fred W. Pagan, a staffer for U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) was arrested by officers from Homeland Security yesterday for allegedly purchasing drugs from China with the intent to sell them for “sexual favors.” Pagan was […]

Bob Does Booty Duty

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Always Ready to Serve Democrat Robert Menendez, US Senator from New Jersey, was indicted this week on federal charges related to his relationship with Sal Melgen, a Florida eye doctor who apparently knows a deal when he sees one. Sal gave hundreds of thousands of dollars in political contributions, flew Bob around on a private […]

Leadership: A Cracker and Some Fruit Loops

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A Fire Chief, Social Media and Gender Identity Last week Statter911.com reported that Charlotte, North Carolina, deputy fire chief Jeff Dulin was in the hot seat for a posting from his personal Facebook page. The image appears to show the famed athlete Bruce Jenner on the iconic cereal box as Olympic champion and then again […]

Sex and the City (Of Brotherly Love)

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Some Power Play? Philly.com reports that, “A Philadelphia paramedic has alleged that about a dozen fellow Fire Department employees pressured her into sex – including a supervisor and two Fire Academy instructors – over a four-year period, according to a source with knowledge of the woman’s account.” Indeed, one of the assignations is said to […]

“Fairy” Tale Atlanta: Kelvin and the Beasts

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According to media, Atlanta fire chief Kelvin Cochran, a former US Fire Administrator, has been terminated for lack of judgment in publishing and disseminating a book which compares homosexuality to bestiality and pederasty and for giving it to employees, some of whom complained. Cochran and others, including the Georgia Baptist Convention, charge that his religious […]

Sex, Religion and Power

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You’re On Mikvah Camera The religious world, or at least a segment of it, was shaken recently by the news of Washington Rabbi Barry Freundel’s arrest on charges of voyeurism. The Rabbi is alleged to have videotaped female congregants and others as they disrobed and used a ritual bath known as a “mikvah.” Freundel, in addition […]

Providence: A HoMo Horror

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The Ideology of Queerness? In 2001, Providence, R.I., firefighters drove a rig in a Gay Pride parade. Thirteen years later, that drive is the subject of a R.I. State Supreme Court case. Firefighters allege that their rights of free speech and religion were violated by then Mayor Vincent A. Cianci Jr.’s edict to participate. The Providence Journal […]

The Online Schmekel*

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Smile For the Camera Does our collective heart go out to soon-to-be former Navy War College professor John Schindler whose penis was apparently tweeted, so to speak? Perhaps not. The tweet was of a text message which  included a different sort of  member ID. Included in the press coverage is an email purportedly written by Mr. Schindler. […]

Texas VP Curtis Dunn: Queers OK

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Fire Fighters Vice President Supports Same Sex Stuff I wrote yesterday about General President Schaitberger’s betrayal of Darren Bates’s fundamental union rights. In reply, Texas Association’s Curtis Dunn commented: “In all due respect Eric, are you dating Darren Bates, that seems to be the focal point of most of your post…..and hey there is nothing […]

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FE Talk: Humpday Hangout

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John Crabbe
IAFF Corruption: Shaking Down Jerry’s Kids
It is called a process in which you don't seem to respect. That in itself lays suspect to your credibility in this matter. You don't se to be able to provide hard facts, just hearsay. The best process to get to the outcome you want is to go through the process. Since this is a…
2015-08-28 23:15:44
Eric Lamar
IAFF Corruption: Shaking Down Jerry’s Kids
Ask my dvp? Lol.
2015-08-28 22:41:34
John Crabbe
IAFF Corruption: Shaking Down Jerry’s Kids
I don't trust Ron nor do I trust you. What I do trust is the union and the system in place to question things. I for one would not be going off a report in the magazine because that does not present the full budget in whole. You can request a copy from the IAFF…
2015-08-28 21:58:36
Joel Kobersteen
IAFF Corruption: Shaking Down Jerry’s Kids
I asked the question exactly like that. I'm sorry you didn't get the answer *you* wanted. You are welcome to call GWMDA at 703-476-5780 and ask them however you wish. Ask for Janice Reardon who is my contact, the Director of Business Development and former Executive Director. The current Executive Director is on extended sick…
2015-08-28 21:28:16
Eric Lamar
IAFF Corruption: Shaking Down Jerry’s Kids
They will not break out MDA income. Listed as part of Non-per cap dues in magazine. Do you trust Ron Kuley, longtime MDA coordinator? He says what I said: IAFF collects $26M for MDA and gets around $1M back. (nickel on a buck) I just said what he said and I’m not believable? BTW, Ron…
2015-08-28 21:23:16
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