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Dem. Senator Durbin Not Sure if Bloggers Deserve Constitutional Protection

In an appearance on Fox News Sunday, senior Illinois Senator, Democrat Dick Durbin, expressed his doubt as to whether bloggers deserved Constitutional protection for their work online. On the May 26 broadcast of the Sunday show, Durbin told host Chris Wallace that he wasn’t sure if bloggers or “someone who is Tweeting” should be given […]


Google Hangouts: Obama’s Tech Savvy Presidency

On February 14, President Obama will again host a Google Hangout to take questions from members of Google Plus, one of the net’s newer social networks. Calling it a “Fireside Hangout,” the President will answer pre-submitted questions and videos from Americans. Tech savvy moves like this have been a hallmark of this President and it […]


SWAT-ting of Bloggers Discussed on Prime Time National News

The SWAT-ing of bloggers is finally being discussed in national news reports. First, FoxNews.com carried a story about SWAT-ing. Then ABC News reported it on its website. Now, SWAT-ting has made prime-time news. SWAT-ting was discussed at the beginning of the 7 June 2012 edition of Special Report with Bret Baier. Baier was interviewing U.S. Senator Saxby […]


About Domestic Terrorist Brett Kimberlin (Updated)

Convicted domestic terrorist Brett Kimberlin doesn’t want people to know about his criminal history, and he has attempted to silence any blogger who writes about Kimberlin’s criminal history. In response, the blogosphere has answered blogger Lee Stranahan’s call to make 25 May 2012 Everybody Blog About Brett Kimberlin Day. Stranahan has detailed information about Kimberlin, which is more than […]


Americans with Disabilities Act Necessity: Conservative, White, Male Bloggers NEED a Federal Subsidy

OK, you people, I am sick and tied of this. The Americans with Disabilities Act is NOT being fairly applied. That’s right. You read that headline correctly. Conservative, white, male bloggers NEED a hand from Washington. In fact, I’d say we have a right to it. We are being discriminated against even from those on […]


New York Times blogger spreads false story about Romney

Fact checkers at the New York Times need to get busy, because the NYT blog “The Caucus” has make a whopper of a false claim about GOP presidential contender Mitt Romney. Here is what NYT blogger Michael D. Shear wrote: In New Hampshire, Mr. Romney provided openings by saying he could relate to people who […]


Reader Survey

What do you the reader want in the contents of this blog? Right Wing News founder John Hawkins has stated that a blog needs original content in order to attract and to keep readers. With that bit of advice in mind, I want you the reader to tell us writers just what keeps you returning […]


The Rise And Fall Of The Lizardoid Empire

It’s been a while since I wrote about the guy who used to be Charles Johnson, who ran a really great blog called “Little Green Footballs,” back when that actually meant something good. It was a big influence on my decision to become a blogger, and I gave it a lot of links. But then […]


Signed, Epstein's Mother

My blogging has been slacking off of late, and there have been quite a few factors that have been slowing me down. But to be honest, a lot of them…

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Three Cheers For The DUmmies

Ah, Democratic Underground. The greatest collection of lunatics, conspiracy nuts, frothing loons, blithering idiots, and hyperpartisan morons one can find outside of an insane asylum. They'd be dangerous if it…


God rest Joshua Goldberg

Stunning news received in email this morning.  Joshua Goldberg died of injuries sustained in a fall.  He was the editor of Lucianne.com, Blogslucianneloves.com and The Connection.  I knew the man…


Vanishing Pointless

If there's one thing that the Tucson shooting has provoked, it's a lot of people going back and flushing a whole bunch of stuff down the memory holes. History must…



Just a couple of quick notes adding to a few things I've said in the past few days. First up, I made a little error in my piece on the…

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Truth In Labeling

Recently, I had a bit of a flare-up in a series of skirmishes I've had with a "diarist" over at Daily Kos. As has happened more than once, I offended…

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Riffing On Rick

My colleague Rick has had a prolific morning, writing two stories that caught my attention — one here, and one on his own personal site. I find I agree with…

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I Want A Promotion!

Hey, Kevin? I think it's time we once again reconsidered my title around these parts. After all, if Andrew Sullivan's blog — which he apparently only sometimes writes, and other…

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Gone, Yet Not Forgotten

Hi All! Been quite some time since I've posted a piece here. I left a small post to my Wizbang mates as to why I've not posted in some time….

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RightOnline in Las Vegas

I'm in Las Vegas for Right Online, a conference of conservative bloggers, citizen activists, and well known conservative leaders. It all starts tomorrow morning and I'm very excited about it….


Hearing Voices, Part II

So what you're saying, Jay, is that conservatives should be wary about diving headlong into the lunatic fringe? To do otherwise would embracing a leopard-spandexed fantasy? And our voices carry?…

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New Hampshire Leads The Way

Once again, New Hampshire is showing the rest of the nation how things ought to be done. In a case related to the collapse of a mortgage firm, our state's…


Fellow bloggers, do yourself a favor and stay away from Infolinks (UPDATED)

Some of you might remember this post announcing Brutally Honest's relationship with Infolinks.I received the following from a Jamie M. a couple of days ago:Dear Rick,We have detected fraudulent activities…


If political blogging were like the NCAA tournament…

Wizbang might be a low seed, but dammit we'd make the dance. And you'd be forced to watch a commercial every two minutes. Who – other than the supremely handsome…


Behind the Scenes at Wizbang

Ever read the Credits section here at Wizbang? It can be enlightening. For example, no one here is identified as a “writer”, did you notice that? Instead, we’re either “Emeritus”…


TSA tougher on pajama bloggers than bloomer bombers

The system works… the system to cover your TSA arse:As the government reviews how an alleged terrorist was able to bring a bomb onto a U.S.-bound plane and try to…



(Man, blogging is like exercise. You let yourself get out of the habit, and it’s a killer to get back into it…) Ever since Charles Johnson formalized his abandonment of…