Yearly Archives: 2013

The Latest Snowden Linkbait Is Actually Not Even News

The New York Times seems to have decided that the program is still newsworthy because, y’know, Snowden documents. Continue reading

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Seymour Hersh Versus The Imaginary Warmonger

Syria has had a real, genuine, verified program to build WMD, whereas al-Nusrah’s alleged program appears to be more aspirational than factual. Continue reading

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William Hoge’s Downfall

William J. J. Hoge has a gigantic ego, so he couldn’t understand why his little Hogewash blog wasn’t getting any traffic. Even though he blogged about Brett Kimberlin, the bugaboo of the right wing Breitbart universe, Hoge just didn’t have … Continue reading

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Austin Smith Clem Must Be Kept Away From Children

Austin Smith Clem was found guilty of molesting and repeatedly raping a teenager, but will spend no time in prison for it. The more I hear from his attorney, the more outrageous this story gets: “It would seem to be … Continue reading

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EXCLUSIVE: Roger Shuler Arrest Scene Photos (VIDEO UPDATE)

Yesterday, I carried out a successful mission to deliver supplies to Mrs. Shuler and make a photographic and video record of the scene where Roger Shuler was arrested by Shelby County deputies. Many thanks to Mrs. Shuler for her courage … Continue reading

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Rally For Roger: Legal Defense Fund Created For Legal Schnauzer

Please support our fundraiser for the Shulers’ legal defense fund. Roger Shuler, the Birmingham-area blogger known as Legal Schnauzer, was beaten and arrested one week ago today by Shelby County Sheriff’s deputies. They were acting on a warrant for … Continue reading

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The McCain Mutiny: A Robert Stacy McCain Burn Notice (UPDATEx4)

Lying to his readers — and more importantly, his donors — is easier than admitting to the world that he has ever been wrong. But he is wrong. Continue reading

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The Tea Party Is Breaking Bad

Remember the IRS “scandal”? At least one tea party “dark money” group seems to have gone past a line somewhere and become exactly the sort of criminal political organization that the IRS and other law enforcement agencies are supposed to … Continue reading

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Melissa Brewer Is Not Xenophon Gryllus

Melissa Brewer @catsrimportant has been my friend for about a year and a half now. Readers may remember her post about being stalked and harassed by anti-abortion fanatics, including the execrable Jason Wade Taylor. A couple of months ago, the … Continue reading

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A Casus Belli For The Southern Liberation Movement

I have enjoyed reading Michael Lind’s series of essays on the white, Southern conservative identity at the heart of the modern Republican Party — what he calls the “Southern Autonomy Project.” On Sunday, he published what would amount to a … Continue reading

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Matchstick Man Endorses McCain’s Conspiracy Theory

According to his WikiPedia entry, Paul H. Lemmen (pictured) “is a military impostor and convicted criminal, specializing in fraud.” Lemmen was arrested at a military funeral in 2006 wearing general’s stars and an Air Force uniform. In fact, he was … Continue reading

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