Category Archives: East Blogistan

William Hoge’s Christian Sadism In East Blogistan

William Hoge likes to pick on those he perceives as weak and helpless, and he says that his Christian faith drives him to it. Continue reading

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How Maryland’s Domestic Violence Laws Became A Right Wing Weapon Of Personal Destruction

A group of right-wing bloggers discovered a convenient legal loophole gave them a way to harass and bully a disabled man. 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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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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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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Robert Stacy McCain Says That Liberals Are Terrible People

Karoli is away from her blogging for jury duty at the moment, but her name has seen quite a bit of exposure at the blog of one Robert Stacy McCain in the last few days. I called her over the … 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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East Blogistan Has Always Been At War With Kimberlinia

As the 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

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Breitbart’s Last War

So as I said all along, the right wing obsessives aren’t kidding when they tweet about #war and yap about “open war on Twitter.” And I was right to worry that Andrew Breitbart’s cultists would carry on the project in … Continue reading

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Lee Stranahan Calls the Police to Silence a Liberal, Fails

Police arrived at the Maryland home of Liberal blogger Bill Schmalfeldt, aka The Liberal Grouch, last night just after he had finished posting a new fundraiser for Lee Stranahan’s dental work. Stranahan, who blogs for, says Schmalfeldt “threatened” him … Continue reading

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