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  • #HillaryBecause Number 1 Twitter Topic Hillarious

    Hillary supporters started a twitter hashtag #HillaryBecause, but it has been hijacked by Anti Hillary forces. It is the number 1 trend on twitter right now. And it's a hoot. Twitter fans, post away..
  • Can racist tweets help predict hate crimes? L.A. is about to find out

    09/25/2016 8:21:00 AM PDT · by ProtectOurFreedom · 33 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | 9/23/16 | Richard Winton
    Can police prevent hate crimes by monitoring racist banter on social media? Researchers will be testing this concept over the next three years in Los Angeles, marking a new frontier in efforts by law enforcement to predict and prevent crimes. During a three-year experiment, British researchers working with the Santa Monica-based Rand Corp. will be monitoring millions of tweets related to the L.A. area in an effort to identify patterns and markers that prejudice-motivated violence is about to occur in real time. The researchers then will compare the data against records of reported violent acts. The U.S. Department of Justice...
  • Orlando terrorist's chilling Facebook posts from inside club revealed

    06/16/2016 11:31:30 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 68 replies ^ | 6/15/16 | Malia Zimmerman
    “I pledge my alliance to (ISIS leader) abu bakr al Baghdadi..may Allah accept me,” Mateen wrote in one post early Sunday morning. “The real muslims will never accept the filthy ways of the west” …“You kill innocent women and children by doing us taste the Islamic state vengeance.” Mateen’s social media accounts were taken down before they could be widely viewed by the public, but Johnson’s committee investigators have uncovered some or all of them. The senator has also written a letter to Facebook executives expressing concern about Mateen’s postings and asking for more information on his activities. “It...
  • Muslim woman behind viral selfie hailed as heroine -- until hateful Tweets revealed

    05/23/2016 4:22:46 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 45 replies
    Fox ^ | May 23, 2016
    A Muslim woman who was photographed taking selfies in front of a Belgian protest last week, earning her widespread praise for her cheerful stance against bigotry, reportedly praised Hitler and called for the killing of Jews in past Facebook posts. Zakia Belkhiri was photographed taking the selfies as she flashed a peace sign in front of Vlaams Belang protesters at the third annual Muslim Expo in Antwerp.The protests were part of the increasing resistance in Belgium and elsewhere in Europe to the flood of Muslim refugees pouring in from war-torn and poverty stricken countries in the Middle East and Africa.
  • Marco Rubio criticizes anonymous sources, tweets workout plans

    05/17/2016 7:15:16 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 9 replies
    Marco Rubio fired off an extended series of tweets late Monday night, alternating between sharp jabs and light jokes, aimed at a pair of Washington Post reports about his plans for his political future and his alleged "hate" for the Senate, a word the Florida senator disputes. Criticizing the use of anonymous sources, Rubio, who has 1.36 million followers, took the opportunity to make an enigmatic joke about his political future, winking at his former rival Donald Trump. "As for future in politics, well it's nearly impossible for someone not in office to ever become a successful candidate for President....
  • Nominal Support. Tweets by Cruz and Rubio that they will not support Trump are fake (Snopes)

    03/19/2016 5:37:21 PM PDT · by Innovative · 5 replies ^ | March 19, 2016 | Dan Evon
    A screenshot purportedly showing anti-Trump tweets from Republicans Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz is fake. On 17 March 2016, an image purportedly showing two tweets from Republicans Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz, each stating that Americans should vote for the Democratic candidate if Donald Trump wins the 2016 GOP presidential nomination began circulating online: Neither of the above-displayed tweets appeared on the official Twitter accounts of Ted Cruz or Marco Rubio. Rather, this image was created with an application such as "Let Me Tweet That For You," which allows users to easily create fake tweets: One way to tell that...
  • Watch: Romney Reads "Mean Tweets" From Trump, Trump Supporters

    03/09/2016 10:21:54 AM PST · by Biggirl · 77 replies ^ | March 9, 2016 | Breitbart TV
    Tuesday on ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” former Gov. Mitt Romney (R-MA), the 2012 Republican presidential nominee, read aloud tweets from his critics, which include current GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump and supporters of his presidential campaign
  • Steve King Tweets Under Fire by Ben Carson’s Campaign

    02/02/2016 2:11:52 PM PST · by ObamahatesPACoal · 50 replies ^ | February 2, 2016 | Staff Writer
    Rep. Steve King is taking heat for what he posted on Twitter during the caucuses Monday night about Ben Carson. King, the Cruz campaigns national co-chair, retweeted CNNs Chris Moody about Carson’s break from the campaign trail before New Hampshire’s primary. Carson looks like he is out. Iowans need to know before they vote. Most will go to Cruz, I hope, King tweeted. In another tweet, the congressman said Carson’s next steps were equivalent of suspending.
  • 48 Tweets From Conservatives About Obama’s Last State of the Union

    01/13/2016 7:59:19 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 7 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | January 12, 2016 | Leah Jessen
    Tuesday evening marked President Barack seventh State of the Union address. Conservative voices took their reactions to Twitter while Obama addressed the nation from inside the House chamber during a joint session of Congress. Here are some of the top tweets made during or right after Obama’s remarks:
  • The White House has a Problem With Ted Cruz’s Tweets About the Islamic State

    12/11/2015 8:06:17 PM PST · by Isara · 38 replies
    The Blaze ^ | Dec. 11, 2015 | Fred Lucas
    White House press secretary Josh Earnest mocked Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz Friday for his tweets regarding the Obama administration's handling of the Islamic State, critiquing the Texas senator for lacking a specific national security policy. Earnest announced that President Barack Obama will be at the Pentagon Monday to meet with his national security team and then make remarks about the fight against the Islamic State. After reporter questions, Earnest insisted the administration would maintain it's current course in the fight. "Those who are most frequent in voicing those calls, do not themselves have alternative solutions on the table," Earnest...
  • Who Killed Michael Hastings?

    11/11/2013 6:40:27 AM PST · by Hotlanta Mike · 87 replies
    New York Magazine ^ | Nov 10, 2013 | Benjamin Wallace
    Reflexively distrustful, eager to make powerful enemies, the young journalist whose Mercedes exploded in Los Angeles one night couldn’t possibly have died accidentally, could he? A t the end of his life, Michael Hastings, like many of the progressive journalists he counted among his friends, felt besieged by an overreaching government. Hastings was living in Los Angeles, and at a Beverly Hills theater in April, he took part in a panel discussion about the documentary War on Whistleblowers: Free Press and the National Security State. Interviewed in May on The Young Turks, a talk show on Current TV, Hastings railed...
  • Trump Slams ‘Unimportant’ HuffPost for Banishing Him from Politics Section

    07/17/2015 6:20:57 PM PDT · by GoneSalt · 25 replies
    Mediaite ^ | July 17, 2015 | Alex Griswold
    This led Trump to issue a blistering press release. “Mr. Trump is number one in the unimportant Huffington Post poll, along with all other recently released polls including Reuters, FOX, USA Today/Suffolk University and The Economist,” it points out. “If you read previously written Tweets [Ed. Note: We have], Mr. Trump has never been a fan of Arianna Huffington or the money-losing Huffington Post.”
  • Incoming Boston University professor talks about the time she impersonated another woman online

    05/22/2015 7:41:53 AM PDT · by george76 · 10 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | 05.21.15 | Charlotte Wilder and Allison Manning
    Incoming Boston University sociology professor Saida Grundy was convicted of a misdemeanor in 2008 after she made a fake account for another woman on an adult website. Grundy was a graduate student at the University of Michigan at the time. Grundy first gained widespread attention this month because of tweets in which she called white, college-aged males a “problem population.” She’s most recently been in the news due to comments she posted on a Facebook thread in February, when she argued with a woman who’d been sexually assaulted. ... Grundy was charged with felony counts of identity theft and using...
  • Tweet Sends Twitter Stock Into Tailspin

    04/30/2015 9:01:45 AM PDT · by Enterprise · 5 replies ^ | April 30, 2015 | Unknown
    How ironic: Twitter’s stock plunged 18% today because of a tweet. The company was supposed to announce earnings after the close of the market, but the website Selerity tweeted them beforehand, reports the Wall Street Journal. It was bad news: First-quarter revenue was $436 million, about $20 million below estimates, and shares tumbled instantly. Trading was even halted temporarily following the early release of results. Twitter also warned investors that second-quarter revenue will be lower than expected.
  • Fourteen Tweets Explain The Washingon, D.C., Power Outage

    04/08/2015 7:19:23 PM PDT · by Mozilla · 11 replies
    Western Journalism ^ | April 8, 2015 | James Beattie
    A power outage inconvenienced residents in Washington, D.C., and southern Maryland Tuesday.According to The Washington Post, much of the area briefly lost power due to a piece of metal coming apart at a power plant. This outage affected public and private buildings alike, including The White House, the Department of Energy, and the Department of State. Advertisement-content continues below As The Post reports, “a dozen people were trapped in stalled elevators passengers were left searching for exits in darkened underground Metro stations, and a building full of Department Energy employees and the main campus of the University of Maryland closed...
  • President Obama Addresses Ferguson, Reads Mean Tweets on ´Jimmy Kimmel Live´

    03/12/2015 10:12:19 PM PDT · by Nachum · 30 replies
    Hollywood Reporter,, ^ | 3/12/15 | , Staff
    President Barack Obama stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live on Thursday. The late-night host welcomed Obama for his first in-person visit to the Jimmy Kimmel Live stage with a humorous introduction: "The first Kenyan-born Muslim socialist ever elected to run this country." In Jimmy Kimmel style, the duo partook in a reading of mean tweets, to which Obama replied, "I have to say though, those weren´t that mean... You should see what the Senate says about me." Obama admitted that he does not "physically tweet in general" because he "generally" has "some other stuff to do." Kimmel and Obama also addressed
  • Obama Tweets Prayers For Shot Ferguson Officers

    03/12/2015 12:31:40 PM PDT · by Nachum · 36 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 3/12/2015
    President Obama did not issue a formal statement in reaction to the shooting of two police officers in Ferguson, Missouri last night. But he did take time to tweet. “Violence against police is unacceptable. Our prayers are with the officers in MO,” he wrote on Twitter, signing the message with a personalized “bo.” The two officers were shot outside the police station after the police chief resigned following a report released by Attorney General Eric Holder that exposed racial prejudice within the department.
  • Is the State Dept’s New Muslim Run Office Promoting Anti-Semitism?

    03/05/2015 4:20:58 PM PST · by SJackson · 17 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | March 4, 2015 | Daniel Greenfield
    Is the State Dept’s New Muslim Run Office Promoting Anti-Semitism?Posted By Daniel Greenfield On March 4, 2015 @ 11:02 am In The Point | 14 Comments The Center for Strategic Counterterrorism Communications, best known for its Think Again Turn Away Twitter account, has a new boss,  Rashad Hussein. Hussain spoke at a conference sponsored by the Association of Muslim Social Scientists, which was listed in an internal Muslim Brotherhood document as one of “our organizations and the organizations of our friends,” and the Prince Alwaleed Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding of Georgetown University, which receives Saudi funding and is directed by...
  • Daily Beast Exclusive: White House Official Fired for Tweeting Under Fake Name

    10/22/2013 6:00:46 PM PDT · by kristinn · 20 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | Tuesday, October 22, 2013 | Josh Rogin
    A White House national security official was fired last week after being caught as the mystery Tweeter who has been tormenting the foreign policy community with insulting comments and revealing internal Obama administration information for over two years. Jofi Joseph, a director in the non-proliferation section of the National Security Staff at the White House, has been surreptitiously tweeting under the moniker @natsecwonk, a Twitter feed famous inside Washington policy circles since it began in February, 2011 until it was shut down last week. Two administration officials confirmed that the mystery tweeter was Joseph, who has also worked at the...
  • State Dept tweets speech by Muslim cleric who blames Mideast unrest on “world Zionism”

    03/04/2015 7:23:14 AM PST · by Biggirl · 14 replies ^ | March 4, 2015 | Robert Spencer
    The people at State who are responsible for this probably didn’t see anything amiss. They probably believe much the same thing, even if they wouldn’t state it in the same lurid terms: they likely think that if Israel would just go away, peace would prevail in the Middle East.
  • Olbermann Returns to ESPN After Suspension, Apologizes for ‘Stupid’ Tweets

    03/02/2015 7:22:08 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 16 replies ^ | 03/02/2015 | Josh Feldman
    video Keith Olbermann returned to ESPN tonight after a short suspension for a tweet last week that looked like he was being insensitive to Penn State students who raised millions to fight pediatric cancer.Olbermann likened Twitter to batting practice, where people are so eager to be “one of those screaming baseballs” flinging themselves at something outrageous without looking at the context.But he didn’t excuse himself in all this, saying, “I was not a victim here. I brought this on myself. This is my fault.”Olbermann saw a tweet from a Penn State fan, and didn’t know there was a link...
  • ESPN suspends Keith Olbermann for rest of week after Penn State tweets

    02/25/2015 12:38:45 AM PST · by South40 · 16 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 24 FEB 2015 | Nick Bromberg
    ESPN anchor Keith Olbermann will not anchor his show for the rest of the week after a series of tweets directed at Penn State students. Olbermann, who was most recently critical of Penn State on his ESPN show in January after Joe Paterno's vacated wins were restored, was told on Twitter by a user about the $13 million raised by Penn State students for pediatric cancer. He responded to the tweet with a response of "pitiful." "We are aware of the exchange Keith Olbermann had on Twitter last night regarding Penn State. It was completely inappropriate and does not reflect...
  • Islamic State Affiliate Hacks Newsweek’s Twitter Feed

    The Twitter account for Newsweek was apparently hacked this morning by an entity calling itself CyberCaliphate and claiming affiliation with the Islamic State. The hackers replaced Newsweek’s header image with a photo of a masked man and the words “CyberCaliphate, Je SuIS IS” (meaning, “I am isis”). The hackers sent out multiple tweets to the publication’s 2.51 million followers. The tweets included threats toward United States President Barack Obama and his family, and what the hackers claimed were classified documents apparently describing social media-based intelligence gathering programs. Late last month, the relatively obscure CyberCaliphate claimed responsibility for the hacking of...
  • Anonymous Traces Centcom Hack To Maryland

    01/12/2015 7:05:45 PM PST · by MeshugeMikey · 46 replies
    Pat Dollard ^ | Jan 12, 2015 | Pat Dollard
    A group calling itself the CyberCaliphate claimed responsibility for the hack. A Twitter account from a group identifying itself as Anonymous said Monday it had tracked the source of the hack to Maryland, but that was not confirmed by official sources.
  • ‘Hoo boy': These tweets are coming back to haunt disgraced Rolling Stone journo

    12/05/2014 3:57:42 PM PST · by PJ-Comix · 26 replies
    Twitchy ^ | December 5, 2014 | Twitchy Staff
    Of course @SabrinaRErdely hasn't tweeted in five days.— Kathleen McKinley (@KatMcKinley) December 05, 2014 Yeah, well, to be fair, the connection probably isn’t so great under her rock.Sabrina Rubin Erdely is the illustrious gal who penned that UVA gang rape story for Rolling Stone. You know, the one that turned out to be an exercise in horrifically shoddy journalism.Anyway, Erdely hasn’t tweeted since November 30. But this tweet is still pinned — by hers truly — to the top of her Twitter page: LOL @SabrinaRErdely Pinned— Film Ladd (@FilmLadd) December 5, 2014 Yeesh. If we were her, we’d...
  • Anderson Cooper Accidentally Tweets Mindset Of Ferguson Community Protestors – Why Won’t

    08/18/2014 11:08:57 PM PDT · by Nachum · 22 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | 8/1/8/14 | Sundance
    Every once in a while serendipity strikes the background. Check out the cardboard sign carried by a group of protestors being interviewed by Anderson Cooper: (Photo) “You’ve Killed Our Kind 4 Years But Won’t Sacrifice 1 Cop For Justice & To Save A Community & These Businesses” Somebody tell me exactly how you open dialogue with that mindset ?
  • Hashtag Wars

    08/11/2014 3:59:17 AM PDT · by markomalley · 11 replies
    National Review ^ | 8/11/2014 | Charles C. W. Cooke
    The Obama administration’s peculiar penchant for virtual responses to actual threats has yielded acute mockery of late, coupled with the suspicion that, beneath the White House’s defensive bluster and smart graphic design, there is much less to our 44th president than we are supposed to believe. The United States has a number of effective means by which it can deal with outfits such as Boko Haram, but one suspects that none of them involve photographs and social-media savvy. As a rule, the sort of people who are capable of abducting hundreds of teenage girls and threatening either to murder them...
  • Rihanna tweets 'Free Palestine,' deletes after 7,000 retweets in eight minutes

    07/16/2014 8:55:14 AM PDT · by Nachum · 25 replies
    Israel Matzav ^ | 7/16/14 | Carl in Jerusalem
    This reminds me of the song from A Chorus Line forty years ago. The musical had a song - which I will not post now because it's the three weeks of mourning for the Holy Temples - that described what a woman needs to make it in show business. The lyrics are here. Here's another story that proves you don't need a brain to be a popular entertainer. Just the things described in the song. Pop superstar Rihanna caused a social media firestorm this week when she tweeted "#FreePalestine" from her official account before deleting it eight minutes later. In...
  • DHS Adviser’s Anti-American Tweets Celebrated by ISIS Terrorists

    06/19/2014 5:27:37 PM PDT · by roses of sharon · 16 replies
    The Washington Free Beacon ^ | 6/19/14 | Adam Kredo
    Affiliates of the Iraqi terror group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), also known as ISIS, are praising and potentially recruiting extremists based on controversial tweets by a senior Department of Homeland Security (DHS) adviser who recently claimed that ISIL is proof that a Muslim “caliphate” is making an “inevitable” return. The recent tweets by Mohamed Elibiary, a controversial figure who serves as a senior member of DHS’ Homeland Security Advisory Council (HSAC), were recently picked up in the Arabic press and widely disseminated on Twitter by multiple Islamic extremists. Elibiary’s tweets—which disparaged Americans as showing “belligerence” after...
  • Obama Official: Bergdahl Worthy of Sympathy if Joined Taliban to Protest Platoon Leaders

    06/04/2014 9:29:41 PM PDT · by kristinn · 258 replies
    Thursday, June 5, 2014 | Kristinn
    An Obama administration official has floated the idea that Bowe Bergdahl was justified in deserting his platoon in Afghanistan and joining the Taliban over disagreements with the platoon's leadership. Brandon Friedman, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs for the Department of Housing and Urban Development posted a series of tweets Wednesday evening in which he speculated that Bergdahl deserted over bad leadership of his platoon and that is why his fellow soldiers were smearing him."Here's the thing about Bergdahl and the Jump-to-Conclusions mats: What if his platoon was long on psychopaths and short on leadership? (1/5)"" What if he grew...
  • "'Democracy' is a cult in the West." [-Robert Bergdahl]

    06/03/2014 9:28:26 AM PDT · by matt1234 · 28 replies
    twitter via UK Daily Mail ^ | 29 Mar 2014 | Robert Bergdahl
    @daqeqa Agree! "Democracy" is a cult in the West. I think most of afgs see law in terms of sharia not secular democracy, man centric laws.
  • Bob Bergdahl now tweeting for more Guantanamo releases [Dad of kid who was released for Taliban]

    06/01/2014 7:08:25 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 62 replies
    twitchy ^ | 6/1/14
    Only hours after appearing at a press conference to give thanks for the freeing of his POW son in exchange for five top Taliban leaders, Bob Bergdahl returned to Twitter to promote a Guardian video in which family members lobby for the release of five Tunisians held at Guantanamo Bay. Earlier, Bergdahl had apparently deleted a tweet reading, “I am still working to free all Guantanamo prisoners.”
  • Freed POW Father’s Disturbing Tweets, Reports of Desertion Raise Alarms on Obama Terror Swap

    06/01/2014 6:26:37 PM PDT · by montag813 · 33 replies
    Top Right News ^ | 06-01-2014 | Brian Hayes
    by Brian Hayes | Top Right NewsMany Americans are questioning Barack Obama's "deal" to exchange "captured" American POW Bowe Bergdahl for 5 top Taliban leaders being held at Guantanamo Bay.Here are some very troubling details that the mainstream media is going out of their way to avoid:(1) POW Bergdahl's Father's Bizarre Tweets and Behavior3 days before his son's exchange for the Taliban terrorists was announced, Bob Bergdahl posted, and later deleted this disturbing Tweet:
  • POW dad’s bizarre deleted tweet raises questions about Obama’s prisoner swap

    06/01/2014 7:16:58 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 83 replies
    Biz Pac Review ^ | 6/1/14 | Joe Saunders
    A Twitter posting by the father of the serviceman released from Taliban captivity Saturday in exchange for five prisoners from Guantanamo Bay is raising deep questions about what exactly the Obama administration did to get Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl out of Afghanistan. Here’s the tweet, which Robert Bergdahl posted May 28 – before his son’s release – and deleted Saturday, according to Whatever else it might be, “God will repay for the death of every Afghan child, ameen!” doesn’t sound like a rousing call to patriotism. ABalkhi is the Twitter handle of Abdulqahar Balkhi, a Taliban spokesman. It’s important...
  • Mark Cuban Takes on Snapchat with Cyber Dust

    05/13/2014 8:45:51 PM PDT · by george76 · 9 replies
    FOX Business ^ | May 13, 2014 | Katie Roof
    In a world where texts, tweets and emails can potentially be used against you, billionaire investor Mark Cuban launched Cyber Dust, an app for disappearing text messages and photos. Once the recipient views the note, it vanishes in seconds. Cuban says he was inspired to create this service after being challenged by the FCC over insider trading allegations, of which he was eventually cleared. “What I learned very quickly was they took old emails and messages and created whatever context they wanted to create for it,” says Cuban. Cuban took his idea to app developers and launched Cyber Dust to...
  • Obama’s ‘Blame the Video’ Fraud Started in Cairo, Not Benghazi [it was Hillary]

    05/01/2014 4:38:57 AM PDT · by Servant of the Cross · 33 replies
    National Review ^ | 5/1/2014 | Andrew C. McCarthy
    The e-mail revelations and the Obama administration’s lies Here is the main point: The rioting at the American embassy in Cairo was not about the anti-Muslim video. As argued here repeatedly (see here and here), the Obama administration’s “Blame the Video” story was a fraudulent explanation for the September 11, 2012, rioting in Cairo every bit as much as it was a fraudulent explanation for the massacre in Benghazi several hours later. We’ll come back to that because, once you grasp this well-hidden fact, the Obama administration’s derelictions of duty in connection with Benghazi become much easier to see. But...
  • How Teens Are Making Money Off Novelty Twitter Accounts

    05/02/2014 7:26:35 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies
    Motherboard ^ | April 29, 2014 | Steven Melendez
    At first glance, the Twitter account @MyTurnOns looks like it belongs to a stereotypical teenage girl. “Why do parents always ruin your day and then act like they didn’t ruin your day and wonder why you’re in a bad mood?” asked one recent tweet, in all caps and with no punctuation. “Being called babe is such a good feeling,” said another. But the account is actually run by Josh Quisenberry, the 23-year-old CEO of the Texas-based Dynamic Media Group. And in between messages about relationships, boys and parents come the tweets that are the account’s true reason for being: posts...
  • When the White House hates your tweet

    05/01/2014 5:31:33 AM PDT · by McGruff · 7 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | May 1, 2014 | Olivier Knox
    For the Obama White House, tweets from reporters are a kind of early warning system. It’s up to Jessica Allen, 24, to sound the alarm. Allen, whose official title is “media monitor,” tracks journalists’ tweets and flags them in mass emails that land in the in-boxes of more than 80 Obama aides, including chief of staff Denis McDonough, White House counsel Kathy Ruemmler, press secretary Jay Carney and senior adviser Dan Pfeiffer. The result? Reporters who regularly cover Obama have become familiar with seemingly out-of-the-blue emails or telephone calls from officials taking issue with their tweets — often thoughtfully and...
  • 3 Tweets Are Not Racially Aggravated Harassment, Birmingham Court Rules; Taqiyya Doctrine Accepted

    04/10/2014 3:08:17 PM PDT · by Enza Ferreri · 5 replies
    Enza Ferreri Blog ^ | 9 April 2014 | Enza Ferreri
    On 8 April at Birmingham Magistrates' Court, District Judge Ian Strongman heard a trial of racially aggravated harassment against Tim Burton, 61, a computing consultant from Birmingham and the Radio Officer of the British party Liberty GB. The reason for the charge was three tweets he sent over a period of a month from early June to early July 2013 to Tell Mama UK, a helpline organisation for victims of anti-Muslim attacks that also serves to monitor and collect data on them, whose director is prominent Muslim Fiyaz Mughal. Investigations by The Telegraph’s Andrew Gilligan discovered that, in the...
  • Ouch: Twitter Besieged by Angry ObamaCare Insults to Kick Off the New Year

    01/05/2014 10:17:51 AM PST · by lowbridge · 29 replies ^ | january 3, 2014
    The media continues to assure us that everything is fixed with Obamacare now that the website works slightly better, but Americans are experiencing new and different problems with Obama’s program. And they’re tweeting about it. Here are some I was able to find. No, you still can’t keep your doctor: David Prasad @earth2dave2 My old doctor's office is now telling my ACA insurance is not good enough. Now I have to find a new doctor that accepts Obamacare. 11:05 PM - 2 Jan 2014 Amber @oicStars I cannot take my child to the doctor cuz I have high deductible & no money. They require...
  • They Loved Your G.P.A. Then They Saw Your Tweets.

    11/11/2013 7:03:58 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 36 replies
    New York Times ^ | 11/10/2013 | NATASHA SINGER
    At Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Me., admissions officers are still talking about the high school senior who attended a campus information session last year for prospective students. Throughout the presentation, she apparently posted disparaging comments on Twitter about her fellow attendees, repeatedly using a common expletive. Perhaps she hadn’t realized that colleges keep track of their social media mentions. “It was incredibly unusual and foolish of her to do that,” Scott A. Meiklejohn, Bowdoin’s dean of admissions and financial aid, told me last week. The college ultimately denied the student admission, he said, because her academic record wasn’t competitive. But...
  • White House official fired for caustic tweets. What was he thinking?

    10/23/2013 11:01:34 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 19 replies
    The White House has fired National Security Council official Jofi Joseph for running an anonymous Twitter account that harshly criticized Obama administration policies and members, sometimes in scathingly personal terms. Mr. Joseph was nonproliferation director at the NSC, and was involved in preparing for nuclear negotiations with Iran. He was also poised to move to a top Pentagon job before his abrupt dismissal
  • California Democratic Party Official Resigns Over Offensive Tweet

    09/22/2013 11:22:41 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 29 replies
    CBS San Francisco ^ | September 21, 2013
    A Democratic Party official in Sacramento County has resigned after sending an offensive Twitter message during a heated exchange over President Obama’s health care law. SNIP Brauer addressed the offensive tweet to Amanda Carpenter, a speechwriter for Republican Sen. Ted Cruz, as House Republicans voted to defund the health care law. Brauer wrote, “May your children all die from debilitating, painful and incurable diseases.” SNIP
  • California Democratic Flack Fired for Being Unhinged

    09/21/2013 6:25:31 AM PDT · by Red Statements · 39 replies ^ | Sept 21, 2013 | Steven H Ahle
    Allan Brauer, Communications Committee chairman for the Democratic Party of Sacramento County (DPSC) was asked for his resignation just one day after tweeting death wishes to the children of a female Ted Cruz staffer, Amanda Carpenter. Brauer tweeted such remarks as, This is not uncommon among liberal political flacks. One look at the vile remarks made after the deaths of Ronald Reagan and maggie Thatcher are prime examples. What is uncommon is someone paying the price for those remarks. And indeed, his bosses in Sacremento, California, overlooked them until the heat got turned up by his continuing tweets.
  • Missouri state senator tweets hate toward conservatives

    08/25/2013 9:25:21 AM PDT · by Nachum · 12 replies
    examiner ^ | 8/25/13 | staff
    Everyone knows by now, a mastery of social media is a necessity if you want to maintain a successful political campaign or career. Seemingly, social etiquette is absent in some social media as recent months have shown how a miss use of it can draw negative attention to yourself. Former U.S. Congressman, Anthony Wiener, is the most notorious example of how it can ruin a career. In 2011 he resigned his position after sexually suggestive tweets, sent to a 21 year-old woman, became viral and the targets of media fodder. And again, earlier this summer, while campaigning for mayor of...
  • OBAMA’S SON: 20 Disgusting Tweets from Trayvon

    07/23/2013 6:54:15 AM PDT · by DBCJR · 41 replies
    Clash Daily ^ | 7/22/13
    John Hawkins, of, has plowed thru 150 pages of Trayvon’s Twitter account and grabbed twenty tweets from Trayvon that paint him as a misogynistic, weed smoking, thug. Here you go folks. Not quite the sweet little child the lame stream media, Obama and various race-baiters have painted him to be, eh? Read more: Get more Clash on, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube....
  • HILARIOUS: Glenn reads the unbelievable tweets of Trayon’s “classy” friend

    06/27/2013 9:21:27 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 57 replies
    Glenn Beck ^ | 6/27/13 | Glenn Beck
    This week launched the start of the George Zimmerman trial over the murder of Trayvon Martin. The prosecution arguing that ‘Georgia Zimmerman was fed up with “punks” getting awey with crime and shot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin “because he wanted to,” not because he had to. The defense is arguing that the killing was self-defense against a young man who was slamming Zimmerman’s head against the pavement. As the details unfold there were talks of a “star witness” taking the said for the prosecution. Well…yesterday she did. TheBlaze reports: “Rachel Jeantel, the 19-year-old woman who was on the phone with Trayvon...
  • The Tweets at #NSA just keep on coming

    06/07/2013 11:59:52 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 15 replies
    Even some well-known liberal have chimed in to complain.
  • Maps of hateful tweets shows hotspots are mostly in eastern parts of US

    05/16/2013 10:12:05 PM PDT · by yldstrk · 38 replies
    The Kansas City Star ^ | May 16, 2013 | Robert A. Cronkleton
    Tweets containing hateful words are coming in larger proportions from people living in the eastern half of the United States, according to a new map that tracked hate speech on Twitter. “How much hate people are broadcasting online is a little shocking and upsetting,” said Monica Stephens, assistant professor of geography at Humboldt State University in Arcata, Calif. The map is based on tweets that were scanned for hate words that are homophobic, racist or demeaning to people with disabilities.
  • #Gosnell trends on Twitter as 23,600 tweets protest media blackout in one hour

    04/12/2013 5:00:28 PM PDT · by Morgana · 9 replies
    Life Site ^ | Ben Johnson
    PHILADELPHIA, April 12, 2013 ( - Tens of thousands of pro-life activists posted messages on Twitter on Friday with the hashtag #Gosnell to break through a pervasive media blackout that continues to envelope mainstream media outlets from the Washington Post and New York Times to the Big Three cable networks. Some 23.600 Twitter messages were sent using the abortionist's last name within one hour -- 11 a.m. Eastern. A screenshot shows, enough people have used the term on the online messenger service to make it the site's top trending term. The tweets have totalled more than 10,000 messages an hour...