Do Conservatives Use New Media Technology?

That’s the question asked by the Washington Post’s chief digital officer, Vijay Ravindran, who wonders how much technological infrastructure backs up Sarah Palin’s speeches, the “tea parties,” and Newt Gingrich’s excellent adventures. Good question. Ravindran observes that the print and broadcast media mainly missed all the innovations initiated by Democrats in 2004 and 2008–social networking (MoveOn.org), online fundraising…

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Should We Be Bear Food?

Update: A version of this story ran in the American Spectator on 10/22. You remember this age-old story, I’m sure. Bear attacks man. Man kills bear in self-defense. Environmentalists harass man for defending himself. Wait, what!?!? Jim West, of British Columbia, Canada, was attacked by a bear on October 4th as he inadvertently walked between…

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Feds: Jefferson Used Foundation for Bribery Scheme

Federal prosecutors say embattled Representative William Jefferson (D-Louisiana) used his position as chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation in a bribery scheme, The Hill newspaper reports:  Prosecutors allege Jefferson wrote to a NASA administrator on Congressional Black Caucus Foundation letterhead to ask that it consider doing business with a U.S. rocket technology company. In…

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