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Shocked – Think Progress Misleading Anti-Tea Party Video

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 15, 2010 at 12:10pm 7/15/2010 at 12:10pm

Think Progress is possibly the worst of the worst when it comes to twisting words and sentences out of context to accuse anyone who opposes the Obama agenda of being violent and racist.

It is what Think Progress, with its large budget, does best.

Think Progress had great influence on the NAACP’s decision...

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It’s Beginning To Feel Like August 2009, Again

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 14, 2010 at 9:00am 7/14/2010 at 9:00am

It’s beginning to feel like the hot August of 2009, again.

You can feel it. A growing discontent with the top-down, big government, free-spending, patronizing, arrogant ways of Washington, D.C.

If that were all there were, it would merely be another year.

What kicked off the hotly debated town halls of last summer was...

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Hitting Thomas Sowell Over The Head With Palin Derangement Syndrome

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 26, 2010 at 3:55pm 6/26/2010 at 3:55pm

The latest meme being pushed is that Sarah Palin somehow, someway, compared Obama to Hitler. Think Progress started it off with:

Palin encourages followers to read column warning that the BP escrow fund could lead to a Nazi-like dictatorship

Greg Sargent at The Washington Post promptly took time out from smearing Sharron Angle...

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Don’t Take Candy From Concern Trolls

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 25, 2010 at 10:18am 6/25/2010 at 10:18am
Conservatives are a dying breed and the Republican Party needs to move to the center, according to a paper published by the liberal Center for American Progress, sugar daddy of Think Progress and other liberal media message outlets.

CAP published this report because it really, really wants the Republican Party to...

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Greg Sargent Targets Sharron Angle, Hits WaPo

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 16, 2010 at 10:56am 6/16/2010 at 10:56am

The spinning for Harry Reid is in full throttle.

The meme is changing — according to Democratic insiders! — from one of doomed Harry Reid to Harry Reid the survivor:

There’s no denying that Reid still trails in most polls and that his approval ratings back home are in the tank. But with...

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I’m On The Case of Angle v. Reid

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 11, 2010 at 7:30am 6/11/2010 at 7:30am

I’ve found it. The 2010 race about which I can get motivated the way I was motivated by Scott Brown v. Martha Coakley.

There are plenty of choices out...

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Useful Idiots Condemn Israel

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 31, 2010 at 2:17pm 5/31/2010 at 2:17pm

The left-wing blogosphere is full of useful idiots, who pretend that the flotilla which just was stopped by Israel was a humanitarian mission.

The flotilla was organized by the Islamist government in Turkey to aid Hamas with the goal of opening up shipping channels for Turkey’s new friend, Iran, to ship more...

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Saturday Night Card Game (Gawker -Think Progress Tag Team)

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 29, 2010 at 6:08pm 5/29/2010 at 6:08pm

This is the latest in a series on the use of the race card for political gain:

Hey, did you hear the one where Bill O’Reilly called a black professor a drug dealer? What a racist.

At least that is what Gawker wanted you to believe, in its post Bill O’Reilly Tells Black...

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Finally, A Real White Supremacist Rally And Almost No One Notices

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 19, 2010 at 8:23am 4/19/2010 at 8:23am

For two years, opponents of Obama’s agenda have been painted by the mainstream media, left-wing blogs and Democratic leadership as racist and extremist white supremacists.

The charges are malicious and false, as documented here dozens of times.

So what happens when there is a real white supremacist, neo-nazi rally? Almost no one notices.

As...

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Saturday Night Card Game (Tea Parties Are Not Racist and Think Progress Is Not Homophobic)

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 27, 2010 at 7:00pm 3/27/2010 at 7:00pm

This is the latest in a series on the use of the race card for political gain:

The Mother of All Race Cards was played this week as two years of agitation by the MSM and nutroots seeking to paint critics...

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Saturday Night Card Game (Card, Counter-Card)

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 27, 2010 at 7:45pm 2/27/2010 at 7:45pm

This is the latest in a series on the use of the race card for political gain:

This is the first post in this series to focus on the use of the race card by both sides of a dispute, call it “race card v. counter-race card.”

The topic is abortion in the...

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Think Progress Targets Scott Brown Over IRS Plane Attack

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 19, 2010 at 9:30am 2/19/2010 at 9:30am

Not surprisingly, Scott Brown is a target for Think Progress, which regularly distorts what conservatives say as part of the Democrats’ strategy to paint all opponents as extremist and crazy.

TP ran the following headline yesterday related to the attack by Joe Stack who crashed a small plane into a building...

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And Now We Stereotype Blacks As Liberals

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 4, 2010 at 5:15pm 2/4/2010 at 5:15pm

Gallup has come out with another of its surveys showing how different groups self-identify in terms of liberal-conservative-moderate.

The headline of the Gallup release focused on the liberal leanings of Asian-Americans, but the survey also showed that “non-Hispanic blacks” self-identified slightly more conservative (29%) than liberal (24%) with a clear plurality in...

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A Warning For The Next Scott Brown

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 21, 2010 at 11:30am 1/21/2010 at 11:30am

While Democrats of all stripes are taking pot shots at each other over Scott Brown’s victory in Massachusetts, others are preparing to make sure the next Scott Brown is smeared before he or she can get traction.

Martha Coakley’s many gaffes were of her own creation. From the comment about shaking hands...

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Hoekstra Deserves an Apology

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 30, 2009 at 11:15am 12/30/2009 at 11:15am

Pete Hoekstra (R-MI) commented soon after the attempted bombing of an airplane over Detroit that the Obama administration needed to do a better job at connecting the dots regarding terror threats from Yemen:

“People have got to start connecting the...

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Not So Scary Terror?

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 26, 2009 at 5:04pm 12/26/2009 at 5:04pm

So says Matthew Yglesias, in a post titled Not So Scary “Terror” (emphasis mine):

Obviously, people shouldn’t be lighting anything on fire inside...

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Terrorist Attacks Plane, Think Progress Attacks Pete Hoekstra

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 26, 2009 at 11:58am 12/26/2009 at 11:58am

An Islamic terrorist, with apparent ties to alQaeda in Yemen, just attempted to blow up a plane as it was landing in Detroit. Al-Qaeda activities in Yemen are a real problem, as witnessed by the U.S. missile attack on Yemen just days ago against an alQaeda operative linked to the Fort...

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