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From Twitter bombing to war of attrition

Posted by  ▪  March 23, 2012

From Twitter bombing to war of attrition

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3/23/2012 at 10:45am
This analysis by Topsy Analytics show the volume of tweets using the two most popular hasttags for the various boycott Rush groups, #StopRush and #BoycottRush. What it shows is that activity peaked from Friday, March 2 – Monday, March 5. There still is activity, but nothing like what was sustained during the…
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Obamacare 2nd Anniversary Collective Mourning

Posted by  ▪  March 23, 2012

Obamacare 2nd Anniversary Collective Mourning

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3/23/2012 at 9:19am
Two years ago today Obamacare was signed into law: Mr. Obama signed the measure, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, during a festive and at times raucous ceremony in the East Room of the White House. He spoke to an audience of nearly 300, including more than 200 Democratic lawmakers who…
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Hello old friend

Posted by  ▪  March 23, 2012

Hello old friend

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3/23/2012 at 7:00am
It’s really good to see you once again. From reader David: Haven’t seen this one on your site, yet. Spotted in Raleigh NC this weekend, from the passenger seat, of course.
 

Evidence of Media Matters coordination disappears from “independent” anti-Rush group website

Posted by  ▪  March 22, 2012

Evidence of Media Matters coordination disappears from “independent” anti-Rush group website

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3/22/2012 at 9:53pm
I have written multiple posts regarding the coordination between Media Matters and an independent group using the name Boycott Rush, which has a website BoycottRush.org and also the Stop Rush Project at which advertiser target lists and contact information are maintained for volunteers around the country to use. The Boycott Rush / Stop Rush…
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Dick Lugar improperly billed for hotel stays

Posted by  ▪  March 22, 2012

Dick Lugar improperly billed for hotel stays

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3/22/2012 at 6:36pm
Dick Lugar has a lot of campaign money. But he has problems.  In a Tea Party age he is a paradigm of insider Washington politics gone bad (for conservatives).  He has a questionable residence in Indiana, and his local election board even said he couldn’t vote because he had no home in the…
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(Not) Trusting Obama on Israel in Term 2

Posted by  ▪  March 22, 2012

(Not) Trusting Obama on Israel in Term 2

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3/22/2012 at 4:47pm
From Seth Mandel: When foreign policy “realists,” pseudo-realists, and leftists claim that the pro-Israel establishment is preventing an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal, their argument fails to account for one aspect of recent Mideast history: During the administrations of American presidents seen as favoring Israel, the Jewish state’s leaders made serious offers for a…
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Run, Dennis, Run

Posted by  ▪  March 22, 2012

Run, Dennis, Run

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3/22/2012 at 3:36pm
When Dennis Kucinich lost his primary in a new district which required him to compete against an incumbent, I was disappointed. We need a Dennis Kucinich, someone by whom others can be measured — vertically, psychologically, dentally, and bumperstically. Run in Washington State, Dennis, Run: Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) is heading back to Washington state…
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Good omen

Posted by  ▪  March 22, 2012

Good omen

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3/22/2012 at 12:09pm
A state senate race in a normally safe Democratic district in New York has Democrats worried.  (h/t reader Tom) Down to the wire in too-close-to-call Southern Brooklyn Senate race (emphasis mine): The too-close-to-call state Senate race in southern Brooklyn was down to the  wire Wednesday, with Republican David  Storobin holding a slim lead over…
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$100,000 of ‘grassroots’ anti-Rush activism

Posted by  ▪  March 22, 2012

$100,000 of ‘grassroots’ anti-Rush activism

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3/22/2012 at 10:16am
Just as Bill Maher was pleading for an “amnesty” in the political correctness war to silence speech, Media Matters was committing $100,000 to an advertising campaign urging people to call local radio stations to complain about Limbaugh.  Via AP: The liberal Media Matters for America is using a past campaign against Glenn…
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Bill Maher reaping what Media Matters has sown

Posted by  ▪  March 22, 2012

Bill Maher reaping what Media Matters has sown

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3/22/2012 at 9:18am
We live in a world where groups like Media Matters and Think Progress monitor and record every word uttered by any conservative of prominence in the media, hoping to find something “insensitive” with which to mount a campaign to silence the speaker through intimidation of advertisers. So what goes around come around, and…
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‘Defeat Obama’ sign draws ire of Obama mega-fundraiser, mega support from readers

Posted by  ▪  March 22, 2012

‘Defeat Obama’ sign draws ire of Obama mega-fundraiser, mega support from readers

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3/22/2012 at 7:00am
Reader IGCBlogger sent an e-mail with the subject line “not a bumper sticker” and wrote: Prof: Sorry I’m not a particularly good photographer, but this says “Defeat Obama in 2012″. I took it a few days ago in Sarasota, FL, on Tamiami Trail, a major thoroughfare in the city. Here is some background…
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It’s almost over (Update: It’s over)

Posted by  ▪  March 21, 2012

It’s almost over (Update: It’s over)

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3/21/2012 at 7:54pm
Update 3-22-2012:  The Toulouse killer was killed in a police raid overnight: Police stormed the flat where Mohammed Merah was holed up at 09:30 GMT, after a siege that had lasted 32 hours. Merah fired at officers and was found dead after jumping from a window. ———————————— Reports of an assault on the Toulouse gunman…
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Bye-bye Google Friend Connect

Posted by  ▪  March 21, 2012

Bye-bye Google Friend Connect

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3/21/2012 at 6:50pm
Google has done away with Friend Connect for non-Blogspot blogs, which means that 800+ people who followed me that way no longer can do so. If you are one of the people who followed that way, you can sign up for the RSS feed. I also started a Google+ page but I’m not really…
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Me on African-American Conservatives radio

Posted by  ▪  March 21, 2012

Me on African-American Conservatives radio

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3/21/2012 at 5:05pm
I was a guest last night on African-American Conservatives radio show.  The topics included Legal Insurrection blog history, the Rush controversy, boycott tactics, the Republican primaries, and Scott Walker. The segment is embedded below, or you can listen directly at their website.  My segment starts at 22:00 (slide the bar over once…
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Shake it and start over

Posted by  ▪  March 21, 2012

Shake it and start over

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3/21/2012 at 4:01pm
Robert Costa says Newt’s not going to drop out: Think Newt is about to drop out? Nah. He’s loving this. Just watch this clip. This is classic Newt–of the moment, sly. politico.com/blogs/burns-ha… — Robert Costa (@robertcostaNRO) March 21, 2012
 

Little guys and gals win one

Posted by  ▪  March 21, 2012

Little guys and gals win one

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3/21/2012 at 2:47pm
in Supreme Court against EPA: The Supreme Court on Wednesday unanimously ruled for an Idaho couple who have  been in a four-year battle with the Environmental Protection Agency over the government’s claim that the land on which they plan to build a home contains sensitive wetlands. The decision allows Mike and Chantell Sackett to…
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Bush 4 Mitt

Posted by  ▪  March 21, 2012

Bush 4 Mitt

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3/21/2012 at 12:13pm
“BREAKING” — “Congratulations to Governor Mitt Romney on his win last night and to all the candidates for a hard fought, thoughtful debate and primary season,” said Bush in a statement. “Primary elections have been held in thirty-four states, and now is the time for Republicans to unite behind Governor Romney and take…
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