They call it "Twitmo" instead of Gitmo on the "Break the Media Blackout" Facebook page. That's where Twitter has been sending individuals who have been tweeting too much on the Kermit Gosnell abortion trial. Yesterday, I ended up a detainee, my accounted suspended until I promised not the Twitter gods that I would abide by the rules I might not have even broken.
It may have taken more than two decades, but Tawana Brawley — who falsely accused New York prosecutor Steven Pagones of rape — was tracked down and given a court order to settle a defamation case against her.
All is bleak. All is woe. I speak of the Tea Party movement, the movement of 2009 and 2010 that was the hot news story of those years and led to the Republican rout of the Democrats in 2010. Now the Tea Party movement is, according to media reports, in decline.
The Rev. Al Sharpton's activism on the Trayvon Martin case has given him a unique role - some would say unique conflict - on MSNBC.
Rudy gets his shot