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  • Cooper Grills Florida AG On Gay Rights Record: ‘You Never Even Tweeted About Gay Pride Month!’

    06/15/2016 6:54:47 AM PDT · by rktman · 35 replies ^ | 6/14/2016 | Kristine Marsh
    On Tuesday’s CNN Newsroom, Anderson Cooper talked to Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi about what she was doing to help the victims of the Orlando nightclub shooting and their families. Instead of focusing on the topic at end, Cooper decided to attack Bondi on her gay rights record, relentlessly asking if she was a hypocrite for helping the gay community now when she allegedly didn’t defend them in office. In the five minute interview, Cooper repeatedly asked Bondi to explain how she could defend the victims of this shooting after “years” of “basically going after gay people” in court. “Do...
  • Same Name, Wrong Guy: Eagles Fans Blast “Chip Kelly” On Twitter

    12/31/2015 4:24:55 PM PST · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 5 replies
    CBS PHILADELPHIA ^ | 31 DECEMBER 2015 | Suzanne Monaghan
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) -- On Twitter, another "Chip Kelly" is bearing the brunt of the fury against the former Eagles coach, by the same name. 41-year-old Chip Kelly from California has used the Twitter handle @ChipKelly for about 8 years. He's been mistaken as the former Eagles head coach before, but nothing could have prepared him for Tuesday's firestorm on his Twitter account.
  • Inside MSNBC’s Impending Shakeup: Cancellations, Reboots and Chief Phil Griffin

    02/05/2015 4:10:34 AM PST · by Enterprise · 18 replies ^ | February 5, 2015 | Jordan Chariton
    When President Obama was reelected in 2012, MSNBC was “leaning forward” and smiling wide as Obama 2.0 propelled it to record ratings and a firm grasp on the No. 2 spot in cable news. Over two years later, the network has fallen backwards. January ratings revealed double-digit declines compared with January, 2014 in all ratings measurements. During the day, MSNBC was down 20 percent in viewers and 37 percent in the advertising-coveted 25-54 demo. In primetime, it fell 23 percent in viewers and 39 percent in demo.
  • Got your ‘rape joke card’ handy? Two feminists explain when ‘rape jokes can be funny’ (BARF)

    01/12/2015 7:59:54 PM PST · by Morgana · 26 replies
    twitchy ^ | January 12, 2015 | twithy staff
    In case you missed it, during last night’s opening bit, Golden Globes hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler took the opportunity to make a few funnies about the rape allegations against Bill Cosby: VIDEO ON LINK Lena Dunham, for one, thought it was hilarious: TWITTER IMAGE ON LINK
  • Putin Continues To Carring Up Russian Troops To The Border With Ukraine

    03/08/2014 5:37:27 AM PST · by Strategy · 65 replies
    Twitter ^ | March 8, 2014
    Putin continues to carring up russian troops to the border with Ukraine

    10/19/2013 12:07:40 AM PDT · by onyx · 130 replies
    The Blaze ^ | Oct. 18, 2013 8:29pm | Jason Howerton
    It seems that the rhetoric against Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) has gone from hateful to downright graphic and violent. The Capitol Police are investigating online threats made by an individual against the Texas senator, a Cruz spokesperson said Friday.The threatening posts were made on Twitter by someone who identifies himself as Troy Gilmore Jr. and uses the Twitter handle @ArmyVet54. He has also listed Cruz’s home address in Houston several times and argued he needs to be “taught a street wise lesson.”“Take down Ted Cruz, at his home,” the person tweeted, listing Cruz’s home address in Houston.“Lets Find Ted...
  • Liberals on Twitter: One idiot with Confederate flag at tea party rally = GOP is racist

    10/14/2013 8:57:50 AM PDT · by celmak · 314 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 10/13/2013 | Koala McDidgeridoo
    At a tea party rally in Washington Sunday billed as the “Million Vet March,” one idiot decided to bring Confederate flag, which was enough for liberals to paint the entire Republican Party as racist.
  • Charles Barkley Won't Use Twitter; Says Users Are 'Idiots'

    07/18/2013 4:48:25 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 29 replies
    However, Barkley has had problems with Twitter–and its users–in the past. “Tweet is for losers. Tweet is for losers. What I mean by that. If you wake up in the morning and you worried about what I’m doing, you are a damn idiot. You are a damn idiot,” Barkley said on his website in 2011.
  • Robert Gates: Obama made right decisions night of Benghazi attack

    05/12/2013 12:54:54 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 196 replies
    Christian Science Monitor ^ | 05/12/2013 | By Brad Knickerbocker
    The Obama administration got some backing Sunday for the way in which it responded as terrorists attacked the US diplomatic facility in Benghazi, Libya, last September – a night of violence and confusion during which Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans were killed. Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates, a Republican who served in both the Bush and Obama administrations, said if he had been at the Pentagon at that time, "Frankly … I think my decisions would have been just as theirs were.” Republican critics have said a Special Forces team or overflights by fighter aircraft based in Italy...
  • New Obama ad: Try to imagine it's like losing your virginity to 'great guy' Barack

    10/25/2012 4:28:34 PM PDT · by Ziva · 64 replies
    Cain TV ^ | October 25, 2012 | Dan Calabrese
    You're going to think I'm embellishing it if you don't watch it, so watch it. Then we'll talk. Video Link
  • San Jose: 21 people treated for burns after firewalk at Tony Robbins appearance

    07/21/2012 11:34:57 PM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 17 replies
    San Jose Mercury News ^ | 7-21-2012 | Eric Kurhi and Mark Gomez
    SAN JOSE -- Amid inspirational talk, chanted mantras and shouts of victory at a late-night firewalking event attended by thousands Thursday came agonized shrieks from followers whose soles were scorched by the superheated coals, witnesses said. At least 21 people were treated for burn injuries after taking part in the crowning event of the first day of a Tony Robbins function downtown, including at least three who went to the hospital, a San Jose fire captain said. The people who suffered various second- and third-degree burn injuries were among more than 6,000 who attended the motivational speaker's event at the...
  • Twitter Deeply Confused at 'Union Leader Endorses Gingrich' Headline

    11/28/2011 9:09:30 AM PST · by Retro Llama · 16 replies
    Gawker ^ | 11/27/11
    The old trolls at the Manchester Union Leader -- New Hampshire's largest paper -- have endorsed Newt Gingrich in the state's upcoming Republican primary. But the pundits on Twitter still had questions!... @jaketapper if a union boss says yes 2 Gingrich, that's reason enuff for conservative voters 2 say no #tcot The unions are now endorsing Newt...WTH Newt Gingrich Endorsed By New Hampshire Union Leader I thought the GOP considered 'unions the problem with America" ! Why in the world would a union leader back Newt or any republican candidate for that matter? Is it some type of rope...
  • Fatuous Ivy League Twits (Students walk out of Conservative Prof's class in solidarity with OWS)

    11/05/2011 2:57:26 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 56 replies
    Real Clear Religion ^ | November 4, 2011 | Rod Dreher
    A group of Harvard undergraduates have staged a walkout of economics professor Greg Mankiw's class, in solidarity with the Occupy movement. According to their statement, they know better than Mankiw what ought to be taught in an introductory economics course: "We are walking out today to join a Boston-wide march protesting the corporatization of higher education as part of the global Occupy movement. Since the biased nature of Economics 10 contributes to and symbolizes the increasing economic inequality in America, we are walking out of your class today both to protest your inadequate discussion of basic economic theory and to...
  • True Lies: Maddow Pumps Phony Poll to Push Tax Increase (True Twit, Part 2)

    03/09/2011 8:47:51 AM PST · by Michael van der Galien · 5 replies
    For days, Rachel Maddow (and Ed “Sergeant” Schultz) have been telling us that “a new Wall Street Journal/NBC poll says that 91% of the American people” want to raise taxes on millionaires to reduce the deficit. Is is true? Sort of. That’s the percentage of people who are okay with it of the people they called, in the context they asked the question. In other words, the poll they cite is the perfect example of how to get the answers the pollsters want. And it starts with the oldest trick in the book– the polling sample. When you want a...
  • Twitter for $10bn? Don't form a queue (This is a bubble that says 175M users are worth $57 each)

    02/11/2011 6:53:53 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 02/11/2011 | Nilis Pratley
    AOL's purchase of The Huffington Post for $315m, or 10 times revenues, was bizarre. A valuation of $50bn for Facebook, which has revenues of $2bn, was extraordinary. But $10bn for Twitter? That's off the scale. It is 100 times revenues – this year's forecast revenues, not sales that have been generated yet. That cannot make sense. It is reported, however, that Twitter has been talking to potential suitors, including Google and Facebook, about a deal at such a sky-high price. But Twitter's last fundraising was only two months ago and valued the networking site at $3.9bn. Is the company supposed...
  • Gag Fest on Twitter--Major Garrett "Buuuiiick!" Tweets (vanity)

    03/21/2010 10:50:15 AM PDT · by pillut48 · 17 replies · 1,070+ views
    Twitter ^ | 3-21-10
  • Clint Eastwood says America is becoming more 'juvenile'

    11/17/2009 11:25:48 AM PST · by Reaganesque · 8 replies · 1,548+ views
    New York Daily News ^ | 11/17/09 | Samuel Goldsmith
    Clint Eastwood is better known for his fists than his fashion sense, but that didn't stop GQ magazine from naming him a man of the year. Eastwood joins Barack Obama, Tom Brady, the three stars of "The Hangover" and "Star Trek" actor Chris Pine on five special covers for the December issue (, which hits newsstands Tuesday. Eastwood talks politics, love, religion, diet and women in a wide-ranging interview with deputy editor Michael Hainey, who calls the 79-year-old the "patron saint of late bloomers." Eastwood gained fame for his acting in the spaghetti Westerns of the 1960s, but won his...
  • POTUS Call from France for Congress Arouses Angry Tweets From Key GOP Senator(TWITTER WAR!)

    06/07/2009 7:50:19 AM PDT · by pillut48 · 2 replies · 477+ views
    ...On Sunday morning, the ranking Republican on the Senate Finance Committee, Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, angrily responded via twitter. "Pres Obama you got nerve while u sightseeing in Paris to tell us'time to deliver' on health care. We still on skedul/even workinWKEND," Grassley wrote.
  • Politicians Using Twitter: Morons or Visionaries?

    03/28/2009 4:00:32 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 17 replies · 434+ views
    The Christian Monitor ^ | 03.27.09 | Jimmy Orr
    Political analyst Charlie Cook isn’t a fan of Twitter. Or at least politicians’ use of the social messaging tool. Cook opined a couple days ago that he has “yet to hear a single intelligent remark twittered by an elected official.” Maybe that’s because you’re bound by the medium. You’re only only allowed 140 characters each time you “tweet”. No matter to Cook. “The vacuous utterances Twittered daily from members of Congress make me wonder how they have the time to spend keying in on such banalities and marveling over the narcissism implicit in their belief that anyone cares about their...
  • Libs Say the Darndest Things

    08/24/2007 6:48:12 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 24 replies · 1,512+ views
    American Thinker ^ | August 24, 2007 | James Lewis
    Here's a fun exercise for conservatives: Spend some time just listening to your liberal friends. Don't bother to say anything at all. You'll be amazed. I've certainly been wowed every time I've tried it. Libs believe the darndest things. They're not as cute as the things kids come out with, but having millions of adults who are stuck in false beliefs puts our society at a lot greater risk. Among the pearls of political wisdom I picked up from ordinary, friendly, prosperous and apparently intelligent lib friends were the following: 1. Christians. Believing Christians are scary folks, sort of proto-fascists,...
  • 100 Protest Marriage Ban; 'Have to Fight This' (Madison, WI)

    11/19/2006 10:49:15 AM PST · by Diana in Wisconsin · 8 replies · 712+ views ^ | November 18, 2006 | Judith Davidoff
    The first organized demonstration against the state's recently passed constitutional ban on gay marriage and civil unions ended at the Dane County Clerk's Office, where a posted sign indicated that marriage licenses are issued Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. The rumor was that a same-sex couple or two would challenge the state prohibition by trying to obtain a marriage license, but nothing was attempted after the protesters, about 100 strong, learned that Clerk Bob Ohlsen was not in the office. It's unlikely they would have gotten far, in any case. As the clerk behind the glass...
  • Moms put local face on anti-war group

    07/13/2006 5:20:16 PM PDT · by satchmodog9 · 45 replies · 798+ views
    The Chicago Libune ^ | 7-13-2006 | Deborah Horan
    Julia Field covered her auburn curls with a blazing pink cowboy hat and listened to her stomach growl. A year ago, the stay-at-home mom from Oak Park would never have imagined herself fasting to protest war. Until then, she had volunteered at her son's elementary school and belonged to the local PTA. Now, armed with a bright pink lawn chair and a motivating dose of outrage, Field has joined a national fast that began July 4 in Washington and has become--from 4 to 8 p.m. for two weeks--a one-woman anti-war crusade. "It might be a little lonely today," Field said...
  • Dump On The Dixie Chicks[Blog alert]

    06/15/2006 2:49:50 PM PDT · by Oshkalaboomboom · 13 replies · 852+ views
    MSN Spaces ^ | 6/15/06 | Junichi P. Semitsu
    Less Than 24 Hours Until The Return to the Scene of the Crime Emily showed up to the concert in London sloppy drunk. She was so inebriated she couldn't speak, much less sing. Natalie and Martie, in a panic, yelled, "You're drunk again?" * This is what Emily dreamt last night. She confesses to having these types of anxiety dreams before a big show. Another common one for Emily is where she shows up for a show and, unbeknownst to her, discovers that Natalie and Martie have added choreographed dance steps. * You can't really blame Emily for being anxious...
  • With U.S. ticket sales slow, Chicks head north of border

    06/14/2006 7:35:30 AM PDT · by Oshkalaboomboom · 114 replies · 2,762+ views
    Drudge Report ^ | 6/14/06 | Ryan Underwood
    They may not be running for elected office, but the Dixie Chicks appear to be struggling to work out a kind of political map of their own, heading for concert arenas where ticket sales are brisker and the fans may be more forgiving. The pop-country trio — whose lead singer Natalie Maines set off a firestorm when she criticized President Bush during a 2003 concert in London — announced eight new concert dates in Canada and the Northeast for the first leg of their summer concert tour on Tuesday. At the same time, at least 12 U.S. sites, concentrated mostly...
  • Bush warns of 'tough summer' with higher petrol prices

    04/22/2006 10:06:52 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 104 replies · 1,848+ views
    AFP on ^ | 4/22/06 | AFP
    US President George W. Bush has warned rising oil prices will mean a "tough summer" for US consumers as the high cost of gasoline (petrol) showed signs of becoming a big political issue. But even as more Americans expressed discontent over the price of filling up their gas tanks, Bush suggested there was little his government could do in the short term about the problem. "We're going to have a tough summer because people are beginning to drive now during tight supply," Bush said as he toured a California facility developing hydrogen-powered vehicles. "The American people have got to understand...
  • A cartoon out of today's local newspaper

    11/26/2005 7:09:36 AM PST · by stm · 23 replies · 2,524+ views
    Las Vegas Sun | Mike Smith, syndicated
    Pretty much sums up the entire mindset of the Democratic Party in 4 frames
  • Greenpeace Ship Damages Coral Reef

    11/01/2005 9:43:22 AM PST · by proud_yank · 62 replies · 1,462+ views
    Globe and Mail (Canada) ^ | Nov 1, 2005 | AP
    Greenpeace ship damages coral reef Tuesday, November 1, 2005 Posted at 5:11 AM EST Manila — Environmental group Greenpeace said Tuesday its flagship Rainbow Warrior accidentally struck a coral reef in a central Philippines marine park while on a trip to expose the impact of climate change in Asia, and that it has agreed to compensate the park. The Greenpeace ship briefly ran aground Monday at the Tubbataha National Marine Park, a World Heritage Site in the Sulu Sea, 650 kilometres southeast of Manila, damaging a 96-square-metre area of the reef, a joint statement released by Greenpeace and the park...
  • Danny Glover, Alice Walker Back Castro on Human Rights

    03/15/2005 4:52:01 PM PST · by wagglebee · 92 replies · 2,003+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 3/15/05 | AP
    HAVANA -- About 200 intellectuals, activists and artists from Latin America and elsewhere issued a letter Monday urging the top United Nations human rights watchdog to side with Cuba in an expected battle over the communist country's rights record. A U.S.-backed resolution to condemn the island's record is usually presented at every spring meeting in Geneva of the U.N. Human Rights Commission, which this year was to open Monday and run through April 22. No resolution targeting the island has emerged this year, but Cuba expects such a proposal will be presented and considered in mid-April. Last year's resolution passed...
  • Daughters band together

    10/31/2004 10:30:18 AM PST · by NCjim · 10 replies · 755+ views
    Sydney Morning Herald ^ | November 1, 2004
    Plantation, Florida: The Democrats unleashed their girl power in Florida on Saturday, deploying daughters of the presidential contender John Kerry and those of the former presidents John F. Kennedy and Bill Clinton. Also in the charm brigade were the daughters of Senator Kerry's running mate, Senator John Edwards, and of the former vice-president Al Gore, the beaten Democratic candidate in 2000. "We're all going to take back our future," Vanessa Kerry said at a rally in Plantation, north of Miami, one of several the girls deployed in the pivotal state. "He needs your help," she said in reference to her...
  • Liberals to RIOT if 2004 = 2000

    09/29/2004 8:00:29 AM PDT · by Without Barbarians · 71 replies · 2,422+ views ^ | september 28, 2004 | Pastabagel
    Have any of you been over to the lib blogs recently? They're getting wound up of kerry's suckiness, so they are discussing rioting, if the election is close again. Check out any of the comments on for example. This is a funny piece about it: Liberals are Not Entitled to Their RageLiberals lunacy is matched only by their idiocy.
  • English invaders told to leave - in French letters (“Brits only want the French to cook!”)

    01/05/2004 6:53:44 AM PST · by dead · 23 replies · 157+ views
    The writing's on the wall - and it's not very polite, reports Charlotte Edwardes in Chamonix. In this pretty ski resort that hugs the foot of Mont Blanc, an ugly Anglo-French conflict is brewing. Local residents are aggrieved at what they call l'invasion anglaise - an influx of Britons buying apartments, setting up businesses and acting as if they own the place - and they are fighting back. Until a few days days ago, the spray-painted insult "Putain les Anglais" (F--- the English) could be read on a wall. "English go home" is sprayed on car bonnets and walls of...
  • The French Chicks? (Idaho Radio Station Boycotts Playing Vichy--er, Dixie--Chicks Songs)

    03/13/2003 12:13:23 PM PST · by hispanarepublicana · 84 replies · 596+ views
    KIDK-TV ^ | 3/13/03 | Hailie Brook
    March 13, 2003 The French Chicks? By Hailie Brook POCATELLO - There will be 'wide open spaces' in radio play that were once filled by the tunes of the Dixie Chicks.An overwhelming listener response has prompted KZBQ to boycott the Chicks music until further notice.During a concert in England, the Chicks made the statement,  "Just to let you know, we're ashamed the President of the United States is from Texas."The KZBQ Morning Show team wanted to know how listeners felt about the comment.  So team members Paul Anderson and Mike Sanders polled their audience to find out if they...