Yearly Archives: 2012

Damascene Götterdämmerung (UPDATE: Defeat Doctrine)

This Voice Of America article offers divergent points of view on the question of Syria’s chemical weapons. Given their history as deterrent to Israel’s unacknowledged nuclear force, Syrian stockpiles were never designed for use against Syrian cities. But the chances … Continue reading

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The Voice of Seth Allen on the Liberal Grouch Podcast

I have no idea how this will turn out. Apparently, someone has misinformed Bill Schmalfeldt that I am a “liberal blogging icon,” so he has invited me onto his half-hour podcast at 12 noon EST/11 AM CST today to talk … Continue reading

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Patterico’s Nuts

Aaron Walker is a very bad lawyer, but he is also the blogging buddy of LA Deputy District Attorney John Patrick Frey. Walker inserted himself into a lawsuit that was none of his business and became East Blogistan’s chief martyr … Continue reading

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Liberal Grouch Reads Patterico-Barrett Brown Chat Logs

When I wrote about Nadia Naffe’s lawsuit against Los Angeles Deputy DA John Patrick Frey @Patterico the other day, I mentioned Frey’s bizarre attempt to discredit Naffe’s attorney, Jay Liederman, through Barrett Brown, and I linked to a .PDF of … Continue reading

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Patterico’s Friend Aaron Walker Is Not A Very Good Lawyer

Los Angeles Deputy DA John Patrick Frey @Patterico is a good friend of Aaron Walker, the primary right-wing blog martyr in the Brett Kimberlin narrative. Basically, Walker tried to insert himself into a civil case that was none of his … Continue reading

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Watching Breitbart’s Throne

This morning, when I posted on Nadia Naffe’s lawsuit against Los Angeles Deputy District Attorney John Patrick Frey @Patterico, I used the words “Breitbart empire.” Naffe’s suit was in fact one subject of many among the last emails Andrew Breitbart exchanged before … Continue reading

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The James O’Keefe Protection Racket

Los Angeles Deputy District Attorney John Patrick Frey, aka @Patterico, is being sued by Nadia Naffe, former confidante of James O’Keefe. Ken White, the blogging lawyer at Popehat, is a proud member of Frey’s pro bono defense team: Today I write … Continue reading

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Damascene Götterdämmerung (UPDATE: Defeat Doctrine)

This Voice Of America article offers divergent points of view on the question of Syria’s chemical weapons. Given their history as deterrent to Israel’s unacknowledged nuclear force, Syrian stockpiles were never designed for use against Syrian cities. But the chances … Continue reading

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Former Rush Limbaugh Producer Also Tried To Win Time With Sandra Fluke

Last week, I reported that former James O’Keefe associate Kenneth C. Larrey had tried winning a charity auction for a strategy session with Sandra Fluke. A second “hostile bidder” has now been identified: The winning bidder was apparently RosieR, who bid … Continue reading

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Former Associate of James O’Keefe Tried To Win Time With Sandra Fluke

Rush Limbaugh spent three days smearing Sandra Fluke for the crime of telling Congress about her perspective on birth control access in health care plans; that hatchet-job sparked the StopRush movement. Yesterday, the Daily Caller reported that a charity auction had … Continue reading

Posted in James O'Keefe, rush limbaugh, Virtual Reality Living, wingnutosphere | Tagged , , , | 142 Comments

East Blogistan Has Always Been At War With Kimberlinia

As the Breitbart.com blogger responsible for “Everybody Blog About Brett Kimberlin Day,” Lee Stranahan has been a central figure in one of the weirdest nontroversies ever concocted by East Blogistan. If you haven’t heard this one, it supposes that an … Continue reading

Posted in East Blogistan, Lee Stranahan, nontroversy, Robert Stacy McCain | Tagged , , | 689 Comments