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Think Progress Union Threatens ‘Legal Options’ Against Center For American Progress After Site Closure

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at 5:00pm 9/10/2019 at 5:00pm
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The left and their unions…

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Think Progress website, which led smear of Tea Party, shuts down

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 6, 2019 at 7:45pm 9/6/2019 at 7:45pm
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We have not written a lot in recent years about Think Progress, the left-wing website owned by the Center for American Progress.

But back in the day, in the earlier years of Legal Insurrection, we wrote a lot about Think Progress...

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Report: ThinkProgress Faces Financial Turmoil, Payroll Drop, and Losing More Journalists

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 10, 2019 at 1:00pm 6/10/2019 at 1:00pm
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Kafkatrapping Trump: Using frustrated reaction to false Russia collusion investigation as proof of guilt

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 19, 2019 at 3:00pm 4/19/2019 at 3:00pm

We first wrote about Kafkatrapping in September 2013:

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Bernie Sanders attacks Cherokee author for criticizing Elizabeth Warren’s false Cherokee claim

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at 9:30pm 4/16/2019 at 9:30pm

Elizabeth Warren is struggling in fundraising and in the polls (even in Massachusetts). While her campaign is not over, she is being left in the dust by the old school (Sanders, Biden) and the new school (Buttigieg, Beto, Harris).

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Coalition of left-wing activist groups calls on big tech to censor online speech

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 6:00pm 10/25/2018 at 6:00pm

While you were focused on the midterm elections, the Kavanaugh hearings, and other media firestorms, a coalition of left-wing activist groups, including some that actively attack conservatives, has moved forward with efforts to get big tech companies to censor online speech.

The problem of big tech companies acting as speech gatekeepers has...

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Think Progress Editor: Trump China Ambassador from “landlocked state full of white people”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at 12:00pm 12/7/2016 at 12:00pm

President-elect Donald Trump has chosen Iowa Governor Terry Branstad as Ambassador to China, who has a strong relationship with Chinese President Xi Jinping. Ian Millhiser at Think Progress took a shot at the decision because, you know, no matter what Trump does the liberals will hate it.

Millhiser responded to Trump’s pick...

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Soros-funded groups fight scrutiny of Keith Ellison’s Nation of Islam past

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 17, 2016 at 6:00pm 11/17/2016 at 6:00pm
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Keith Ellison, Democratic Congressman from Minnesota, is the favorite to become Chair of the Democratic National Committee.

He has the support of big names like Chuck Schumer, Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and Harry Reid, among others.

Yet for years there have been questions about Ellison’s past association with Louis Farrakhan and the Nation...

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Progressive Killjoys: How to discuss climate change at Christmas Dinner

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 24, 2015 at 7:00pm 12/24/2015 at 7:00pm

On Christmas Day 2011, as part of our “Open” post, we noted the following:

What a bunch of kill joys, How to Discuss Climate Change With Your Uncle During the Holidays (because after racist relatives, climate change deniers are the biggest problem at family Christmas dinners).

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Team Hillary already lashing out at critics

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 12, 2015 at 2:19pm 4/12/2015 at 2:19pm
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Hillary is supposed to announce her presidential run at 3 p.m. Eastern today.

In the run up, the notorious Clinton smear machine already is lashing out at critics.

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio, a progressive, made a reasonable statement that he wanted to hear more about her vision before he formally endorsed her:

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Think Progress: The Army deserted Bowe Bergdahl

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 6, 2014 at 1:34pm 6/6/2014 at 1:34pm
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This is what happens when a Center for American Progess Vice President guest blogs at CAP’s captive media organ, Think Progess.

Did Sergeant Bergdahl Desert The Army Or Did The Army Desert Him? (emphasis added):

“Deserter” might be the appropriate label for SGT Bowe Bergdahl, America’s only prisoner of war until he was...

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Rachel Maddow’s come undone with Koch Derangement Syndrome

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 5:06pm 1/9/2014 at 5:06pm

We have addressed Koch Derangement Syndrome before.  One of the most obsessive purveyors was Think Progress.

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Center for American Progress completes takeover of White House

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 1:41pm 12/10/2013 at 1:41pm

The news of the day is that John Podesta, the founder and head of The Center for American Progress,  is becoming a White House advisor.  The NY Times reports, Ex-Cl...

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Attacking the messenger to preserve the Matthew Shepard Hate Crime Narrative

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 7:30am 10/30/2013 at 7:30am

Stephen Jimenez is the author of “The Book of Matt,” a book that calls into question the deeply ingrained narrative that the murder of Matthew Shepard was an anti-gay hate crime. The extensively researched book reveals that the Shepard anti-gay hate crime narrative may be all wrong.

Jimenez, who is gay himself, has been praised by...

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NY Times Jim Rutenberg uses blowtorch against Free Beacon while defending Think Progress

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 24, 2013 at 9:38pm 2/24/2013 at 9:38pm

Michael Goldfarb declined to be interviewed “in person” for the article about him being written by Jim Rutenberg of The New York Times.

There’s no sense in cooperating with people who are out to get you, and Rutenberg was out to get Goldfarb.  When the NY Times profiles a conservative in general,...

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In the beginning, Madison protesters wanted to walk like Egyptians

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 7, 2012 at 12:19pm 6/7/2012 at 12:19pm

Remember when the Madison protesters compared their plight to the protesters in Tahrir Square?

They wanted to walk like Egyptians

Think Progress was giddy at the comparison:

According to pro-labor protesters in Wisconsin, Gov. Scott Walker (R) may be taking a page from former Egyptian Dictator Hosni Mubarak and cutting off internet access to...

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Bill Maher reaping what Media Matters has sown

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 22, 2012 at 9:18am 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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