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Great Moments In Lapdog Journalism

sy·co·phant noun \-fənt also -ˌfant\\ˈsi-kə-fənt also ˈsī- & -ˌfant\ Definition of SYCOPHANT :a servile self-seeking flatterer

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What a load of horseshit!

From Megan Garber at The Atlantic Where America’s Racist Tweets Come From Floating Sheep, a group of geography academics, took advantage of that fact to turn hatred — and, just as often, stupidity — into information. The team searched Twitter … Continue reading

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No Mandates

Howard Kurtz: If history is any guide, Obama has about a year to notch major accomplishments before midterm politics—and the shadow of lame-duck status—undermine his effectiveness. But it is equally true that by failing to lay out a detailed agenda … Continue reading

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How to get an Obamaphone

Where do “Obama phones” come from? This video of an Obama supporter bragging about having an “Obama phone” has gone viral on the web, but where do these “free cell phones” come from? The program is called Lifeline, established in … Continue reading

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When The Last Boomer Dies

Freedom Outpost: “We knew that to end slavery we needed a proclamation from our president and amendment to our Constitution,” said the first lady. “To end segregation, we needed the Supreme Court to overturn the lie of separate but equal. … Continue reading

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Kool-aid Overload

Andy Sullivan: President Obama: The Democrats’ Ronald Reagan If Obama wins, to put it bluntly, he will become the Democrats’ Reagan. The narrative writes itself. He will emerge as an iconic figure who struggled through a recession and a terrorized … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread

Today is the last Monday in September. The last thread is full. Here’s a fresh one to play with.

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Sarah Says “Go Rogue!”

Weakly Standard: Palin to Romney-Ryan: ‘Go Rogue’ “With so much at stake in this election, both Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan should ‘go rogue’ and not hold back from telling the American people the true state of our economy and … Continue reading

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Where do jobs come from?

From Working people are the Job Creators by Riverdaughter: Anyway, leaving aside the philosophical aspect, there is a straightforward reason why the real job creators are average working people. And when I say working people, I mean anyone not living … Continue reading

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Matt Yglesias commits prog heresy

MattY: Why Mitt Romney’s Effective Tax Rate Is So Low And Why It Probably Should Be The news is out that Mitt Romney paid a 14.1% effective tax rate on an income of over $13.7 million in 2011, a number … Continue reading

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Afternoon Open Thread

Here’s a fresh thread to play with until the Klown gets back. (He went to meet with his bookie.)

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MoJo Finds A Nothingburger

They think they “caught” Mitt Romney in a major gaffe. No, seriously. Watch the video. Mitt Romney Video: Barack Obama Voters ‘Dependent On Government’ The overwhelming majority of voters who back President Barack Obama do so because they are “dependent … Continue reading

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Friday Night Music Open Thread

Looks like Britney’s career is entering a new phase. If Cher and Madonna can hang around until their 60’s then Ms. Spears has several decades of fame ahead of her. So does Miley Cyrus. What is it about these Disney … Continue reading

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No wonder the media is freaking out

Let the panty-wetting begin: The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Friday shows Mitt Romney attracting support from 48% of voters nationwide, while President Obama earns 45% of the vote. Two percent (2%) prefer some other candidate, and five … Continue reading

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Transcending Parody

Department of You Can’t Make This Shit Up: ‘Still got a crush on Obama’? Obama girl nowhere to be found in new 2012 web video Leah Kauffman, the singer-songwriter behind the 2008 “Obama girl” hit video, is back with a … Continue reading

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Call the Wahhhmbulance!

Last night was a goldmine of stuff to talk about. Ed Morrissey: Conventions produce a lot of oddball claims and weird arguments, but last night’s speech by Deval Patrick had one of the strangest I’ve yet heard made. In fact, … Continue reading

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Is your vagina missing?

FOUND: Large pink vagina. LOCATION: DNC Planned Parenthood Rally, Charlotte, NC Claimant must show proof of ownership. This is an open thread.

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La-La-La I can’t hear you!

I found the above graphic at Hot Air. I found this at Rathole of Bitterness: I’m am thinning out my Facebook friends list rapidly of people I knew around 4 years ago that I thought supported my vision–not the Romney/Ryan … Continue reading

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Vanity Bowl 2012

Via Legal Insurrection: Obama campaign says it will fill football stadium for convention’s finale Team Obama promises it will fill every one of the seats in Charlotte’s mammoth football stadium Thursday night when President Obama closes the Democratic National Convention … Continue reading

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A Sign From God?

Rains wash away Mount Obama in Charlotte, N.C. A torrential downpour that struck Charlotte Saturday afternoon damaged the Mount Rushmore-style sand sculpture bust of President Obama — an ominous beginning to what many fear is a plagued convention. Workers were … Continue reading

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