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  • Obama campaign refers to liberal bloggers as “tinfoil hat crowd”

    10/10/2012 7:53:26 PM PDT · by markomalley · 10 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 10/10/12 | Sean Higgins
    The Obama campaign referred to several major liberal bloggers as the “tinfoil hat crowd” in a statement to Fox News Wednesday. The campaign was responding to the cable channel’s request for a  comment on an Internet conspiracy theory many of them had promoted. Shortly after the presidential debate last week, a number of liberal bloggers including ones at Daily Kos, FireDogLake, Democratic Underground, and the Daily Beast’s Andrew Sullivan, among others, began posting items suggesting that Mitt Romney had cheated during the debate.The theory was that, as some video of the event appeared to suggest, Romney slipped a folded piece...
  • Why Atheists Are Such Lousy Debaters

    01/04/2008 6:43:04 AM PST · by Alex Murphy · 56 replies · 567+ views
    AOL News ^ | Jan 3rd 2008 | Dinesh D'Souza
    I watched the movie "The Great Debaters" last night, and it helped me to understand why atheists are such bad debaters. The movie portrays four students from a little black college in Texas, and shows how, under the tutelage of their pugnacious coach, they went on to defeat Almighty Harvard. Denzel Washington, who plays the coach, says early in the movie that debate is a kind of bloodsport. It's great virtue is that it puts rival ideas up against each other, as argued by people who passionately espouse those ideas, and then it lets the truth emerge through a kind...