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 re...
- 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...
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...
here in paradise.
- The Blog Post That Drove Rush Limbaugh to Tweet
- #FF Rush? He starts tweeting @limbaugh
- Educational purposes?
- No typos, but still he gives advice.
- Anti-Rush Campaign Was in the Works.
- We have not been worthy since at least 1990.
- Totally Bogus that 98 Advertisers are Targeting Hannity, Beck, Levin.
- Politico’s Alex Burns: Voters Are ‘Forrest Gump-like’,...
place where judges act strangely, Judge draws flak for signing Walker recall petition and Judge Flanagan must step aside in voter ID case:
After signing a petition to force a recall of Gov. Scott Walker,...
Peyton Manning was released by the Colts today.
Upon seeing the headline “Manning Released,” cheers must have erupted in Salons around the world.
Just one problem, as Jim Geraghty points out:
I admired him more than I can say, and my heart goes out to him and his loved ones. But this 21st-Century always-online Facebook/Twitter/iPhone lifestyle, for all...
JWF has some background on the Georgetown Law student who is challenging Georgetown’s contraception policy. She went to the law school knowing the university’s policy, and per JWF, intending to challenge it.
Unfortunately, Rush walked into this one without seeing...
Very sad news to report, just breaking. Andrew Breitbart is dead.
Via Big Journalism:
Andrew passed away unexpectedly from natural causes shortly after midnight this morning in Los Angeles.
We have lost a husband, a father, a son, a brother, a dear friend, a patriot and a happy warrior.
Andrew lived boldly, so that we...
Obama on our energy future:
“We’re making new investments in the development of gasoline, diesel, and jet fuel that’s actually made from a plant-like substance, algae — you’ve got a bunch of algae...
This was, in many ways, the best answer of the night, with Newt turning the tables on his critics with a single word:
Mitt Romney Central was not amused:
The “press” has a sense of humor:
Sarah Palin seemed to like it:
Being the mainstream media means making birth control an election issue, then wondering aloud why birth control is an election issue.
Disingenuous Tweet of the Day:
The tweet links to an article titled Birth control as election issue? Why?
The issue of birth control has suddenly become an obsession of the 2012 presidential campaign. To...
A tweet regarding reports that an unnamed senior Republican Senator asserted to ABC News that if Romney cannot win Michigan, “we need a new candidate.” The “we” apparently is the Republican political establishment, and the new candidate according to the Senator is Jeb Bush.
To which Ed Morrissey tweets:
Irish Spy responds, “There is...
Mike DeWine, Attorney General of Ohio, is switching from Mitt to Rick, and he used to be a Tim supporter, so this is big news:
Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum was in line for a key endorsement on Friday from Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, who had earlier endorsed Mitt Romney, CNN...