Monthly Archives: January 2012

Let The $4 Billion Rumpus Begin! (Romney “Blood Money” Edition)

Leading indicator that the Gingrich-industrial complex has hit DEFCON 1 (via Politico’s Morning Score): “BLOOD MONEY” – GINGRICH SUPER PAC TO ATTACK ROMNEY AS A MEDICARE CON ARTIST: “Winning Our Future released a clip on Thursday of a seven-minute online documentary … Continue reading

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Thumbs Down On E-Reviews?

One of the big benefits of the Internet is its super-sized word of mouth, that vast array of picks ‘n’ pans that cover everything from cars to cardiac surgeons.  Word of mouth, testimonials, personal influence – whatever you want to … Continue reading

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What Can Brown Do For Himself?

From techPresident: Senator Scott Brown, Republican of Massachusetts is distributing video of a brief interaction he had with President Barack Obama after the State of the Union where he says that he will tell Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to move on … Continue reading

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It’s Good To Live In A Two-Daily Town (Rose Kennedy Greenway Edition)

For the past few days, the Boston Herald has been blowtorching the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy over its excessive executive salaries and obsessive lack of transparaency. First there was the errant e-mail: Then, the coverup: All the while, the … Continue reading

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Downton Crabby: Brits Bash PBS Over Knockoff Merch

As the New York Times recently reported, the PBS hit Downton Abbey has spawned a cottage industry of  spinoffs for booksellers and publishers. Oh yes – and jewelry makers. From the U.K. Daily Mail: Downton Shabby: Unofficial collection of jewellery unveiled … Continue reading

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Reagan Dissed Gingrich – Wait, Gingrich Dissed Reagan

From our Cognitive Dissonance Desk: Super PAC Restore Our Future – a wholly owned (but not coordinating) subsidiary of the Romney-industrial complex – is currently running this ad in Florida, which aims to debunk the current claims by Newt Gingrich … Continue reading

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The Nym Wars, Appendix B

As the Sneak ADtackniks have previously noted, the nym wars are all about retaining anonymity online (in the form of pseudonyms) versus having some sort of digital passport like a Facebook sign-in. Now comes a new front in the Battle Nym of the … Continue reading

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Google Minus

Google’s newly announced changes to its privacy policy illustrate two essential facts of life: 1) Internet privacy is fading away like the Cheshire Cat, leaving only a big smile (not yours) behind. 2) Google’s got you by the short hairs. … Continue reading

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It’s Good To Live In A Two-Daily Town (Brown/Warren Ceasefire Edition)

Now that the goo-goos have stopped cooing for a moment  about the Super PAC disarmament pact between likely U.S. Senate rivals Scott Brown and Elizabeth Warren,  it’s time for the real world to weigh in – specifically free speech advocates … Continue reading

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“Nobody Loves [Mitt Romney]” Video Goes Viral?

Mitt Romney (R-Lookin’ for Love in All the Wrong Places) is getting tubed on YouTube, according to techPresident: Mitt Romney is the subject of a viral video called “Nobody Loves Me,” which highlights some of Romney’s more awkward campaign stops and the Republican … Continue reading

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