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All together now: President Obama, Lady Gaga and the cast of "Glee" are all scheduled to attend this year's Human Rights Campaign gala. (Reuters/Jim Young; Bryan Bedder/Getty Images; Carin Baer/Fox)

Why did Lady Gaga and Kanye West call off their joint tour? Still no solid answers, but maybe she was just trading up: On Saturday, it turns out, Gaga will share a stage with none other than President Obama at the annual Human Rights Campaign dinner.

The White House confirmed Monday that Obama will keynote the gathering of the national's largest gay and lesbian advocacy organization -- only the second time a sitting president has addressed the HRC (after Bill Clinton in 1997), and the first time a sitting president has headlined with the pantless phenom best known for coining the phrase "disco stick" in her hit song "LoveGame." (And no, we don't know if they'll actually be on stage at the same time. But you gotta have a dream.)

The big-ticket dinner for 3,000 at the Washington Convention Center will be held on the eve of a much larger gay-rights gathering, the National Equality March on the Mall. The HRC will present its first-ever Edward M. Kennedy National Leadership Award to activists Judy and Dennis Shepard. Also in the house that night: The TV cast of "Glee."

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THE 'ENDLESS WAR' WILL DEFEAT THE OBAMA PRESIDENCY IF POTUS DOES NOT WAKE UP AND SMELL THE INCIPIENT COUP D'ETAT

* "Seven Days in May" McChrystal just the latest ominous sign


Will President Obama realize that the "endless war" strategy, costing the nation much blood and treasure, is fueling a hard-right silent coup that already has decimated democracy and made a mockery of the rule of law at the GRASSROOTS -- where Democrats are weakest?

***


SILENT, HARMFUL MICROWAVE AND LASER DIRECTED ENERGY WEAPONS DEPLOYED AGAINST AMERICAN CITIZENS BY MULTI-AGENCY FED PROGRAM

• Physical and Neurological Impairment Under the Cover of Telecommunications, "Less-Lethal" Law Enforcement Weaponry -- A Crime Against Humanity


A federal-local multi-agency coordinated action program -- an ongoing legacy of the Bush-Cheney years -- is committing a quiet genocide on thousands of unjustly targeted Americans...

...via microwave/laser weaponry; covert financial exploitation; and a grassroots vigilante army fronted by community policing, town watch and anti-terrorism units who use covertly placed warrantless GPS devices and cell phones to stalk their targets...

... a GRASSROOTS GESTAPO protected by federal and local law enforcement who know all about it...

...a domestic "torture matrix" hiding in plain sight, unreported by a complacent, manipulated mainstream media, unquestioned by naive and apparently misinformed Obama officials.

PRESIDENT OBAMA:

BAN the use of microwave and laser weaponry against the American people; and

BAN the warrantless GPS/cell phone tracking of U.S. citizens -- the electronic backbone of a GRASSROOTS GESTAPO now operating on your watch.

http://nowpublic.com/world/gestapo-usa-govt-funded-vigilante-network-terrorizes-america

OR (if link is corrupted / disabled):

http://NowPublic.com/scrivener RE: "GESTAPO USA"

Posted by: scrivener50 | October 7, 2009 11:04 AM | Report abuse

Does President Obama realize that "Glee" airs on Fox? Be careful: If he finds out, he may cancel.

Posted by: bsanchez1 | October 7, 2009 10:56 AM | Report abuse

No, not the kids from Glee! I don't want to mix my cynical politics with my guilty pleasures.

:)

Posted by: DCCharles | October 7, 2009 12:28 AM | Report abuse

What a important event....

Especially after ignoring the Dali Lama.

Posted by: runnymeade | October 6, 2009 8:46 PM | Report abuse

ma-ma-ma-joker face ma-ma joker face...


Sorry, couldn't resist.

Posted by: JRM2 | October 6, 2009 7:56 PM | Report abuse

obama is working for gay equity just like he's working towards ending the war in afghanistan..

NOT AT ALL

you all were fooled by another corporate president just like mr. bush

Posted by: tru-indy | October 6, 2009 5:36 PM | Report abuse

Making it big-time! Go Marriage Equality!

Posted by: bobbarnes | October 6, 2009 4:53 PM | Report abuse

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