The Brett Kimberlin Free Association Game


As I keep saying, last June a gang of Breitbart goons came into my Twitter timeline trying to push an absurd story about Brett Kimberlin into a story I was telling about Jason Wade Taylor, a con artist who had attempted to upend the StopRush movement by pretending to be a rich progressive philanthropist. Lee […]

Moments Brought To You By #StopRush


In the heady days of 2009, Michael Steele had to apologize for calling Rush Limbaugh “incendiary.” Four years later, Michael Steele isn’t apologizing for calling out Rush Limbaugh’s idiotic remarks about Tom Perez, Obama’s nominee for labor secretary. StopRush has not only deflated the value of the Limbaugh brand, but has actually moved him out of the […]

Rush Limbaugh’s Biggest Fan On Twitter

Christopher Hermann's FreedomWorks Photo

Christopher Hermann of Canton, Ohio is a big fan of Rush Limbaugh. The above photo comes from his FreedomConnector profile at FreedomWorks, because Hermann is also a big fan of right wing political organizing on behalf of the 1%. As he is unemployed with no visible means of support, and almost certainly survives on public assistance, Hermann is […]

The @Shoq Twitter Brigade Burn Notice

Was there some reason she could not support this out in the open?

SKIP TO UPDATE 1 – UPDATE 2 – UPDATE 3 The cast of characters (will update): Jessica @vdaze Darshann Padilla @HoneyBadgerLA Imani Gandy @AngryBlackLady Heather Chase @HeatherEChase Introduction I have said for years that personal drama spilling into cyberspace is the single greatest danger to progressive “netroots” organizing. This post will untangle a story of old social media […]

Breitbart Bloggers Help Con Man Harass Citizen Activists


Two months ago, #stoprush volunteers discovered that a con man named Jason Wade Taylor had infiltrated our online communications under the pseudonym “Randy Taylor-Hahn.” Since then, a continuing series of discoveries has made it apparent that Taylor’s objective from the beginning was to deploy multiple, ominous-appearing Twitter accounts that would cast doubt on the legitimacy […]