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At the mercy of political opponents who run social media

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 10, 2013 at 11:45am 8/10/2013 at 11:45am

We’ve all heard of the problems faced on Twitter with the #TwitterGulag resulting from false claims of harassment and/or spam.

It’s also a problem on Facebook, as detailed by Ruthie Blum (sister of John Podhoretz) at The New York Observer.

Blum speaks of the problem faced by pro-Israel writers on Facebook and draws an analogy to the...

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Top Ten Things Media Found More Important Than al Qaeda

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 6, 2013 at 12:07pm 8/6/2013 at 12:07pm

I wish I had put this list together myself.

But the credit goes to John Nolte of Breitbart.com on Twitter.

 
 
 

An End to Politically Motivated #TwitterGulag?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 5, 2013 at 3:23pm 8/5/2013 at 3:23pm

Over the weekend, we covered the news of Tony Wang, the general manager of Twitter UK, apologizing to women who have experienced abuse on its site, after a female UK lawmaker and several journalists received threats of violence.

In the face of very public backlash over the threats, Tw...

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Was that an anti-Obama Tweet? (Reader Poll)

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 4, 2013 at 10:15am 7/4/2013 at 10:15am

I’m glad the Muslim Brotherhood is out of power in Egypt. From the inception of the 2011 protests against Hosni Mubarak, we warned that western media, particularly the NY Times and its writer Roger Cohen, misunderstood...

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Lebanese man detained over tweets offensive to president

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at 1:03pm 6/19/2013 at 1:03pm

I don’t know that @jeanassy says in these tweets, but it must have been really “good.”

Assy, who describes himself as a web developer, allegedly is a supporter of the Free Patriotic Movement of Michael Aoun, which is part of the governing coalition along with Hezbollah and other parties.

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Most brutally accurate tweet ever?

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 12:30pm 5/8/2013 at 12:30pm

I know you hate it when I mention Meghan McCain.

I hate it too, it brings back memories of her bizarre and false claim that I made fun of her breast size. I didn’t even write the post at issue, Kathleen did, and the post did not make fun of McCain’s...

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Hacking the News: Information Warfare in the Age of Twitter

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 8:05am 5/1/2013 at 8:05am

The group of pro-Assad hackers calling itself the Syrian Electronic Army hacked The Guardian news outlet over the weekend, marking the latest in a string of cyberattacks from the same organization.  The incident emphasizes the potential threat such attacks could pose if executed for goals far more malicious than intimidation or...

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The One who got away, and other random tweets

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 20, 2013 at 8:00pm 4/20/2013 at 8:00pm

Some random tweets I bookmarked this past week.

In no particular order.

The One who got away:

You’ve lost Mother Jones … :

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Infographic — Conservative Tweets Force MSM Coverage of #Gosnell

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 15, 2013 at 8:02pm 4/15/2013 at 8:02pm

There was a lot of Twitter activity trying to drive the mainstream media to cover the trial of Kermit Gosnell.

The Washington Post and NY Times, among others, now will be sending reporters to the trial, although denying that any pro-abortion bias caused them to shy away.  As you also know, there...

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#Victory #IcingOnCake

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 13, 2013 at 7:00am 4/13/2013 at 7:00am

I have been encouraging readers to get on Twitter.

#Victory

Just a few thousand more to go.

And she sent yesterday’s Broadcast Tweet! #IcingOnCake

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Tweet to break the #Gosnell news blackout

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 12, 2013 at 12:00pm 4/12/2013 at 12:00pm

The mainstream media is ignoring Kermit Gosnell’s abortion shop of horrors.

In addition to the near total blackout at newspapers like The NY Times and Washington Post and all major networks except Fox News, mainstream news sites like Politico are silent, with not a single s...

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Saturday Night Card Game (Chuck Todd must have asked so many questions because Obama is black)

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 6:45pm 3/23/2013 at 6:45pm

Chuck Todd went a little overboard when he asked a series of questions at the Obama-Netanyahu press conference.

Worse yet, the questions were not softballs for Obama to hit out of the park:

He even caught flak from the big guy (no, not Chris Christie):

The mockery of Todd’s performance gave rise to the ...

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In the bgnng

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 2:30pm 3/21/2013 at 2:30pm

There was a First Tweet.

And it was good.

He was interviewed for 60 Minutes recently, which you can view here. This video is more concise:

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#StandWithWoodward

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 7:09pm 2/27/2013 at 7:09pm

Via Business Insider:

Bob Woodward said this evening on CNN that a “very senior person” at the White House warned him that he would “regret doing this,”...

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Saturday Night Card Game (Sometimes a monkey joke is just a monkey joke)

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 6:00pm 2/9/2013 at 6:00pm

Mahmood Ahmadinejad wants to ride a rocket into space in place of a monkey.

Pretty funny if you ask me, and actually I’m in favor of it.  Load him up and let him fly.

John McCain thought it was pretty funny too, and tweeted (via Twitchy)

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Tweet of the Day

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 28, 2013 at 11:36am 1/28/2013 at 11:36am

Related to this, via Mediaite:

In a soon-to-be-released interview with The New Republic, President Obama reportedly laments the negative influence Fox News and Rush Limbaugh can have on the congressional debate over various pieces of leg...

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9017 plus 518

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 1:21pm 1/19/2013 at 1:21pm

That’s how many Twitter followers we have as of this writing for Legal Insurrection and College Insurrection, respectively.

If you are not on Twitter, you need to be.  It’s easy, you can use the same fake name you use here.

Then you can follow @LegInsurrection and @CollegeInsurrec.

While you’re at it, you can “like”...

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