Daily Archives: February 14, 2013

These #PresidentRahmSlogans could make Joe Biden blush


Politico is reporting today that Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel will host a conference call Saturday with Organizing for Action, the retooled Obama campaign team. Will the call serve as a test drive for a 2016 team-up? In any case, Emanuel doesn’t need OFA to devise #PresidentRahmSlogans — Twitter has that covered. A fishhead in every […]

Back to school: Twitter to start ‘grading’ your tweets


You won’t be able to see the next big change on Twitter, but it might affect whose tweets you see. It was announced today that Twitter was tweaking its metadata to include an algorithm that “grades” tweets with values of “high,” “medium,” “low” or “none.” Hence, it will now be possible to rank tweets according to […]

Michael Moore calls Harry Reid ‘biggest weenie’ in a ‘party of wimps,’ demands GOP ‘stand down now’


Cheer up, Harry — Michael Moore might think you’re a weenie, but you’re the biggest weenie. As Twitchy reported, liberals slammed Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid last month for compromising on a filibuster reform deal. Moore was angry then, and he’s angrier now with news that senate Republicans have managed to delay the confirmation of Secretary of […]

Let him be clear: Marc Lamont Hill explains ‘misunderstood’ comment about ‘exciting’ Dorner manhunt

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As Twitchy reported, Columbia University Professor Marc Lamont Hill appeared on CNN yesterday to lend his take on the then-ongoing Christopher Dorner manhunt, which he said was “like watching ‘Django Unchained’ in real life. It’s kind of exciting!” Hill appeared on “The O’Reilly Factor” tonight to clarify his remarks, but did he use his appearance on […]

Jason Biggs tweeting creepiness at Elvis Costello

Jason Biggs

If Elvis Costello is reading this, he might want to consider taking out a restraining order, because Jason Biggs is tweeting some seriously creepy stuff at him. Apparently, Costello is sitting near Biggs on an airplane. Biggs, of course, took this as a good excuse to … ahem … be himself. I know a famous […]

Reaction to Chris Brown’s Valentine’s tweet about what you’d expect …

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Tons of celebrities were issuing Valentine’s Day tweets today. However, we doubt that any generated the hilarity caused by Chris Brown’s attempted salute to women.  Then again, when your primary claim to fame is beating up your girlfriend, people take you a little less seriously when you talk about treating women well. No. Way. RT […]

Barack and Michelle’s Valentine’s Day date causes massive traffic jam in DC

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Whatever we think about Barack Obama, we won’t begrudge him for taking his wife on a nice date for Valentine’s Day. Heck, we’ll even say that he has great taste in restaurants for selecting José Andrés’ renowned “Minibar.” However, we can’t help but point out the fact that his date night probably ruined Valentine’s Day for […]

Sen. Patty Murray sends Valentine’s Day poem to Speaker John Boehner


Both Republicans and Democrats have been using the occasion of Valentine’s Day to score points and take political jabs at each other. Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) sent Rep. John Boehner some “romantic” Twitter poetry, but the House Speaker might be playing hard to get. Maybe he responded with a discreet direct message, but for public […]

Sheriff’s department IDs charred body as Christopher Dorner; #TeamDorner not buying it


A spokeswoman for the San Bernardino County sheriff-coroner said Thursday that the remains found in a burned-out cabin in Big Bear, Calif., are indeed those of fugitive Christopher Dorner. The body was identified through Dorner’s dental records. MORE: Identification of burned remains was made using dental records of fugitive ex-cop Christopher Dorner: apne.ws/XGOCIq -MM — […]

Cat Scratch Tweets: Ted Nugent calls Luke Russert on his ‘soulless nasty punkass journalist 101 violations’

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Oh, dear! Looks like Ted Nugent doesn’t care for Luke Russert all that much… Lol — K.D. Carlson (@kdcarlson15) February 14, 2013 Heh. They did have a bit of a run-in recently, after the State of the Union address, which musician Ted Nugent attended. Ted Nugent walking into #SOTU with jeans, camo boots, black button […]

Luke Russert: Rep. Steve Cohen’s ‘flirty’ SOTU tweets were to … his daughter


Rep Cohen says he learned that the woman was his daughter three years ago, hadn’t told the public until now — Frank Thorp V (@frankthorpNBC) February 14, 2013 Twitter was buzzing yesterday over a photo of Democrat Rep. Steve Cohen of Tennessee “creep-tweeting” during the president’s state of the union address. The mystery deepened when […]

President Obama pushes #LivingWage; Conservatives push back with truth


To help make it easier to understand, these Twitter users are pushing back with common sense and truth.