Daily Archives: April 19, 2012

Teachable moment, Romney, politicos: Twitter activists are the new boots on the ground

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Politicians always claim to care about issues that people talk about around their kitchen tables. Well, the new-fangled kitchen table is Twitter. And activists on Twitter are the new boots on the ground. @michellemalkin I am thankful for the Twitterverse sticking it to the White House #ObamaDogRecipes — Peter (@pdigaudio) April 19, 2012 It was […]

Men at Work member Greg Ham found dead; possible foul play

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Ham was found dead today in his home in Melbourne, Australia. He played saxophone, keyboard, and flute for Men at Work, a successful pop band in the early 1980s. He is perhaps best known for the memorable flute riff at the opening of  “Land Down Under” — a good song on a great album. Possible foul […]

Terry McMillan hates generalizations

Except when she feels like generalizing, that is. I've got tea party followers, a/k/a spies. Give 'em something to talk about. If only they knew how to think for themselves. — Terry McMillan (@MsTerryMcMillan) April 5, 2012 Republicans are behaving just like the Mafia. — Terry McMillan (@MsTerryMcMillan) April 10, 2012 P.S. More than anything, […]

Donald Trump grateful that Anthony Weiner was ‘revealed’

Please, Donald, we’re begging you, never put “porn star” and @RepWeiner in the same tweet ever again. Just don’t.

Please let him be talking about pecans …

Robert F. Kennedy Jr concerned about ‘pustulating lesions’

Yeah, yeah, the lesions are on fish, but were we really supposed to resist putting up that headline? More on Kennedy’s concerns about mutant seafood at Fox News: https://twitter.com/#!/Diesel3206/status/192805087289159681

Cringe-worthy interview with University of Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan on ‘Mike and Mike’

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Bo Ryan appeared on ESPN’s “Mike and Mike” this morning to address reports that he blocked college freshman Jarrod Uthoff from transferring to a school of his choice. The Twitterverse winced at his embarrassing performance. "So how do you guys think I did?" – Bo Ryan via phone to Wisconsin officials who are on their […]

Eye on Occupy: Anti-semitism, part 734

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Apparently, the Occupy movement hasn’t assigned a high priority to its vicious anti-semites, or, at the very least, it’s not in any rush to distance itself from accusations of anti-semitism. If this were Occupy’s first instance of anti-semitism, that would be one thing. But Occupy has demonstrated a clear pattern that cannot and should not […]

Powerful photo makes the rounds on Holocaust Remembrance Day

False rumor: Koch brothers are paying George Zimmerman’s legal fees

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Facts? Truth? Nah, those are just distractions when the Left discovers a juicy rumor about the “Kochtopus.” The left side of the Twittersphere has been swarming with allegations that the Koch brothers are funding George Zimmerman’s legal expenses. Here’s a sampling of the outrageously outraged tweets: Koch is paying zimmerman legal fees…Stop & read & […]

How not to retract a false story: CBN scrubs Chuck Colson obituary (UPDATE: CBN comes through, fixes dead link)

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Mistakes happen. It’s how a news organization handles those mistakes that matters.

Jose Canseco wonders: Why do I have so many Twitter followers?

Canseco asked. Twitter answered: should we tell him? RT @JoseCanseco: Why is it that I have almost 450k followers close to the most of any past or current baseball player. — Rémy Martin (@Rsprake1) April 19, 2012 @JoseCanseco Because people like to feel smart, and since you're a dumb ass reading your tweets help them. […]