Gov. Gretchen Whitmer addressed the State of Michigan after a plan to kidnap her and other Michigan government officials was thwarted by state and federal law enforcement agencies. She started by saying thank you to law enforcement and FBI agents who participated in stopping this [...]
by Rex Wockner
National News Briefs
Pop singer Cyndi Lauper told The Times of London on Aug. 2 that she had to come out as straight.
“My sister was gay, my best friends were gay, so I figured I had to be gay,” she said. “So I did everything they did. I tried kissing girls. But it didn’t feel right for me and eventually I was forced to come out as a heterosexual.”
Lauper also launched a broadside against George W. Bush.
“When I hear people like George Bush talk about the gay community being anti-American it makes my blood boil,” she said.
“The guy who saved the White House, one of the heroes who crashed that plane on 9/11, was gay — the rugby player Mark Bingham, who died on United 93. And does Bush ever mention that? … That gay guy saved his lousy ass.”