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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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Independent Rush boycott group coordinated with Media Matters

Posted by  ▪  March 21, 2012

Independent Rush boycott group coordinated with Media Matters

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3/21/2012 at 9:30am
I have been covering political boycotts frequently since the inception of this blog, including the Prop 8 boycotts, the Mormon Boycott, the DNC boycott, the Beck boycott, the King & Spalding boycott, boycotts of various states for various reasons, the anti-Israel boycotts, and so on. So when the boycott of Rush Limbaugh started…
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Toulouse killer surrounded

Posted by  ▪  March 21, 2012

Toulouse killer surrounded

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3/21/2012 at 8:08am
Via The Times of Israel: Mohammed Merah, the man suspected of the Toulouse Jewish school massacre, was still holed up in his house in northern Toulouse early Wednesday afternoon after a pre-dawn gun battle. Merah had given up a pistol in exchange for a mobile phone, but still had powerful weapons, including an…
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No change to spare

Posted by  ▪  March 21, 2012

No change to spare

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3/21/2012 at 7:00am
From reader Stephanie: In case you have not seen this bumper sticker.. My younger cousin took the picture in Anthem, AZ and agreed to let me send it to you. Also, thank you for the work you put into the blog. I have greatly enjoyed reading it for the past couple…
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Illinois primary open

Posted by  ▪  March 20, 2012

Illinois primary open

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3/20/2012 at 7:48pm
Adam Kinzinger, a first term Congressman who was backed by Eric Cantor, defeated 10-term incumbent Don Mazullo.  Kinzinger had won election in 2010 with the support of Tea Party groups, but many conservative / Tea Party groups supported Mazullo in the new district which pitted two Republican incumbents.  Perhaps readers can explain…
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Is it herein or therein lies the problem?

Posted by  ▪  March 20, 2012

Is it herein or therein lies the problem?

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3/20/2012 at 4:21pm
A $17,000 Dumpster Ramp for the Handicapped.  Yes, but how many jobs did it create or save? Buffett Rule would bring in less than $3 billion a year in revenue.  Yes, but think how many dumpster ramps that could build. I’m going to do the Saturday Night Card Game about this, but I’m hedging…
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Pushback against boycott terrorist tactics

Posted by  ▪  March 20, 2012

Pushback against boycott terrorist tactics

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3/20/2012 at 12:50pm
The reason I have pushed back against the Rush boycotters has nothing to do with Rush.  Social media anonymity has allowed all sorts of implied and explicit threats against advertisers and others as a means of shutting down speech, particularly conservative speech. Twitter is just one part of it; there’s a hunting down…
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Global March Madness on Jerusalem

Posted by  ▪  March 20, 2012

Global March Madness on Jerusalem

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3/20/2012 at 12:08pm
I’ll have more on this as the date approaches, but anti-Israel groups in Arab countries and the West are planning a “Global March on Jerusalem” on March 30, which will include a planned rush at Israel’s borders. The Free Beacon has background, March Madness: The Iranian regime is behind a global, anti-Israel protest…
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Debt Bomb Chart of the Day

Posted by  ▪  March 20, 2012

Debt Bomb Chart of the Day

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3/20/2012 at 10:12am
Obama’s budget proposal shows mounting national debt and deficits.  Paul Ryan unveiled the House budget proposal today, which shows a very different trajectory. Via James Pethokoukis comes this chart demonstrating the difference: After the Obama White House released its 2013 budget plan last month, U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner went to testify before…
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