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Driven

Posted by  ▪  March 20, 2012
I’ve had readers follow people to get the a bumper sticker photo before, but this is a first. From reader and commenter vonbeck2: I followed this SUV into a Chick-Fil-A in Slidell, LA to get this picture. When i saw it I thought the pres just started laughing at Hayes, but we have been…
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Welcome to Ithaca, Tom Reed

Posted by  ▪  March 19, 2012
Via Jazz Shaw, NY redistricting is finalized and Ithaca — part of retiring Maurice Hinchey’s district which disappeared — now is part of the district of Republican Congressman Tom Reed (campaign website).  I don’t know a lot about Tom, but I’ll be finding out for sure, and doing everything I can to…
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Tables turned, WI students in State Capitol chant “We’re with Walker”

Posted by  ▪  March 19, 2012
I have posted before about the daily anti-Walker ritual chanting in the Wisconsin State Capitol in Madison. The other day a group of visiting student basketball teams stood on the balcony as the anti-Walker Solidarity Singers went through their usual ritual, but then turned the tables by breaking into chants of “We’re with Walker”…
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Axelplouffen dummkopfenfreude Mehtzkrieg

Posted by  ▪  March 19, 2012
There’s a lot of chatter and outrage over this tweet by David Axelrod using the term “Mittzkrieg,” a play on “Blitzkrieg”: The Republican Jewish Coalition reacted: “At a time when there is so much talk about the need for civility in political discourse, it is disturbing to see President Obama’s top campaign adviser casually…
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Attack on Jewish school in France

Posted by  ▪  March 19, 2012
Via The Times of Israel: Four people were shot and killed at a Jewish school in the French city of Toulouse Monday morning. A rabbi and his two young children were among the dead, as well as an 8-year-old girl. Several more people were injured. Rabbi Jonathan Sandler, 30, was on his way to…
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Me on Pundit Review Radio, talking Limbaugh and more

Posted by  ▪  March 19, 2012
I was glad to appear again last night as a guest of Kevin Whalen on Pundit Review Radio on WRKO Boston: On Boston’s Talk Station WRKO since 2005, Pundit Review Radio is where the old media meets the new. Each week we give voice to the work of the most influential leaders in…
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The answer to the Twitter war is sunshine

Posted by  ▪  March 19, 2012
As posted yesterday, the people still pushing the Limbaugh advertising boycott rely on bombarding advertisers with Twitter messages, and have developed strategies to maximize the apparent number of tweets sent to advertisers, through retweets and multiple tweets by single users. It is not hard to see how an advertiser could receive thousands…
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Good doggie

Posted by  ▪  March 19, 2012
From reader Tom: I’ve enjoyed your blog for some time now Mr. Jacobson. Born and raised in western and central NY, I’m well aware that you’re something of a “unicorn” in Ithaca! Anyway, I spotted this sticker on a car outside a diner in Latham (Albany). It seems appropriate to have it…
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Tony Snow / Ian Anderson

Posted by  ▪  March 18, 2012
I ran a long string of Jethro Tull / Ian Anderson Videos of the Day recently. Thanks to reader Scott who just forwarded to me this video of Tony Snow in a duet with Anderson. Anderson’s comments on Tony’s death in 2008 are here.
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If only he had lived to see this day

Posted by  ▪  March 18, 2012
Rutherford B. Hayes never had it so good. His name and image are on the internet. (image here, more of mine here, even more here)
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Another Brick Removed

Posted by  ▪  March 18, 2012
Our Bill of Rights is the foundation of our protections from government intrusion, a bastion of liberty unknown in most of the world. The essence of the Bill of Rights, what defines us as a nation and a citizenry, is captured by the First Amendment - freedom of religion, speech, press,…
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Rush move to Twitter has boycott organizers worried

Posted by  ▪  March 18, 2012
The advertiser boycott of Rush Limbaugh appears to be cracking, and Rush’s move to Twitter has boycott organizers worried. Behind the scenes, anecdotal evidence suggests that advertising either never really was impacted at the local level, or to the extent it was it has returned to normal.  Via Macsmind: Today listening to the Rush Limbaugh…
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No martial law

Posted by  ▪  March 18, 2012
I’ve received a number of e-mails and comments about an Executive Order signed by Obama on Friday, titled National Defenses Resources Preparedness, and what it means. It appears that this Executive Order is an update of prior Executive Orders signed in 1988 and 1994 which elaborate similar powers in time of war or…
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This is peace

Posted by  ▪  March 18, 2012
The thousands of rockets fired from Gaza randomly into Israeli towns and cities over the past several years into Israel have caused casualties and death, but these have been kept down by defensive Israeli actions such as warning sirens and bomb shelters. But the terror of living under random rocketing should not be…
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