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A chart making the rounds at conservative blogs compares by presidential administration the private-sector experience of Cabinet-level officers. Guess who finished last ... Published December 1, 2009

Inside Blogotics

MSNBC's Chris Matthews was one of the first of the punditocracy to go head over heels for Barack Obama — the notorious quote was "I felt this thrill going up my leg." However, several bloggers noted the first signs of a cramp last week. Published November 24, 2009

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Wait a minute. … Isn't the script supposed to be, "Republican accuses Democrats of being un-American; Democrats express outrage at McCarthyism"? Published November 17, 2009

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The 2009 races aren't over yet, but intra-Republican battles have been joined for 2010. Case in point: the Florida U.S. Senate race. Published November 3, 2009

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Liberal blogs were up in arms on the weekend about reports that Chicago prosecutors have issued subpoenas for some Northwestern University students involved in an activist project against the death penalty. Published October 27, 2009

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A week ago, it was the gays; now, it's the unions. Another White House official has angered a key liberal constituency via an anonymous quote denigrating that group. Published October 20, 2009

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Michael Moore's new film, "Capitalism: A Love Story," debuted last weekend in the wake of scores of statements about the evils of capitalism. Published October 6, 2009

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Rep. Ron Paul, Texas Republican, attracted support during the presidential campaign from conservatives who opposed the Iraq war, but his words on the latest tensions with Iran have caused Hot Air to say: jumped the shark. Published September 29, 2009

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Several pro-life and Christian blogs picked up on an interview last week in which Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton condemned sex-selection abortion and acknowledged that it's a major problem in such countries as China and India. Published September 1, 2009

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First "death panels," now a "death book." Published August 25, 2009

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On Monday, the White House took down the e-mail address, flag@whitehouse.gov. But before burning the "flag" story altogether, let's wallow a bit in the liberal (non)reaction. Published August 18, 2009

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Is it an ironic point or is it kicking a man when he's down? Published August 11, 2009

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The big story of the week — the White House beer summit — mostly produced "so what" shrugs among conservative bloggers, with Jimmie Bise being typical in dismissing it as "a non-story." Published August 4, 2009

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The man hired this spring by the Alaska Personnel Board to investigate the latest rounds of ethics charges against then-Gov. Sarah Palin has a conflict of interest of his own. Published July 28, 2009

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Moe Lane at Red State says "you almost have to feel sorry" for Sen. Christopher J. Dodd, Connecticut Democrat. Almost. Published July 21, 2009

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A hearing last week before the House Judiciary subcommittee on commercial and administrative law produced a scene between a Democratic congressman and a Republican gubernatorial candidate worthy of a great director … specifically, Francis Ford Coppola. Published June 30, 2009

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With the biggest news of the past week being the disputed elections in Iran, it's perhaps natural that Americans would try to understand the politics in Americanized terms — "conservative," "liberal" and the like. But the casting calls by liberal bloggers went way beyond that. Published June 23, 2009

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Religious and ethnic lobbying groups generally try to encourage demonstrations by the people they represent. Published June 16, 2009