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Victor Morton

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Inside Blogotics

Among conservative bloggers and media critics, CNN's Susan Roesgen and her coverage of the tax day "tea party" protest in Chicago is about as popular as measles. Published April 21, 2009

Inside Blogotics

First, President Obama commits a foot-in-mouth Bushism, then the liberal mainstream media doesn't notice. It's a script that never ceases to provide fodder for conservative blogs. Published April 14, 2009

Inside Blogotics

When President Obama met King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia during the Group of 20 summit in London last week, he made a deep bow from the waist, to which the reaction in conservative blogs was (paraphrased) "We fought a king in 1776, for this." Published April 7, 2009

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The headline was obvious: "Keith Olbermann: Twitt." Published March 31, 2009

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The Connecticut Working Families Party sent a few dozen people in a bus to protest Saturday at the homes of American International Group Inc. executives, to show people how rich Wall Street types live. Steve Gilbert at Sweetness and Light did the tough investigative job of mouse-clicking. Published March 24, 2009

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Salon's Glenn Greenwald is becoming less enamored of President Obama as we get more proof that presidents, of whatever party, like to expand executive power, and the eight years of President Bush's doing this were not some aberration changeable by a different surname following the word "president. Published March 17, 2009

Abortion a 'choice,' Steele tells GQ

In remarks sure to cause consternation among the pro-life Republican base, party Chairman Michael S. Steele called abortion "an individual choice" during a GQ magazine interview, though he also said the Supreme Court "wrongly decided" the 1973 case that struck down state limits on abortion and made it an individual right. Published March 12, 2009

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Dutch parliamentarian Geert Wilders is "the Al-Qaeda of the Netherlands." CNN called Mr. Wilders that. Published March 3, 2009

Inside Blogotics

Don't look for another John McCain appearance on "The View." Published February 24, 2009

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Republican commits news via his Twitter posts, and liberal bloggers didn't laugh. Published February 17, 2009

Inside Blogotics

A video making the rounds of the conservative blogosphere last week showed Nancy Pelosi making a statement that "if Sarah Palin had said...would be taken as proof that she was unsuited for national politics," said Glenn Reynolds at Instapundit. Published February 10, 2009

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For most conservative bloggers, the worst part of last week's inauguration ceremony — apart from who was inaugurated and what will follow — was the benediction by the Rev. Joseph E. Lowery. Published January 27, 2009

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Noel Sheppard at his Newbusters blog noted that Hustler publisher Larry Flynt and Girls Gone Wild Chief Executive Officer Joe Francis have asked Congress to bail out their industry, too. Published January 19, 2009

Faith community mourns 'inspirational' Neuhaus

The Rev. Richard John Neuhaus traversed the entire political spectrum during his 40 years in public life, starting as a Lutheran pastor preaching fiery sermons against the Vietnam War and ending as de facto leader and inspirer of a generation of post-Vatican II Catholic conservatives. Published January 9, 2009

Reid to meet Blagojevich Senate pick

UPDATED: The Senate's top Democrat would not rule out Sunday the possibility of seating Roland Burris, saying he will meet with Illinois Gov. Rod R. Blagojevich's choice to succeed President-elect Barack Obama on Wednesday while insisting the Senate had the constitutional right to reject him over the scandal surrounding Mr. Blagojevich. Published January 5, 2009