take your answer off the air...

  • HorsesAss.Org: the straight poop on WA politics & the press
    progressive brilliance from the guy who pointed out Tim Eyman's nascent horse's-assedness
  • Talker's Magazine
    The quirky talk radio trade mag. Check the Talk Radio Research Project- it's not very scientific, but places on the top 15 talkers list (scroll down to Talk Radio Audiences By Size)) are as hotly contested as Emmys (and mean just about as much).
  • The Advocate
    No, not THAT Advocate... it's the Northwest Progressive Institute's Official Blog.
  • Media Matters
    Documentation of right-wing media in video, audio and text.
  • Orcinus
    home of David Neiwert, freelance investigative journalist and author who writes extensively about far-right hate groups
  • Hominid Views
    "People, politics, science, and whatnot" Darryl is a statistician who fights imperialism with empiricism, gives good links and wry commentary.
  • Jesus' General
    An 11 on the Manly Scale of Absolute Gender, a 12 on the Heavenly Scale of the 10 Commandments and a 6 on the earthly scale of the Immaculately Groomed.
  • Howie in Seattle
    Howie Martin is the Abe Linkin' of progressive Seattle.
  • Streaming Radio Guide
    Hellishly long (5795!) list of radio streaming, steaming on the Internets.
  • The Naked Loon
    News satire -- The Onion in the Seattle petunia patch.
  • Irrational Public Radio
    "informs, challenges, soothes and/or berates, and does so with a pleasing vocal cadence and unmatched enunciation. When you listen to IPR, integrity washes over you like lava, with the pleasing familiarity of a medium-roast coffee and a sensible muffin."
  • The Maddow Blog
    Here's the hyper-interactive La Raych of MSNBC. daily show-vids, freakishly geeky research, and classy graphics.
  • Northwest Broadcasters
    The AM, FM, TV and digital broadcasters of Northwest Washington, USA and Southwest British Columbia, Canada. From Kelso, WA to the northern tip of Vancouver Island, BC - call letters, formats, slogans, networks, technical data, and transmitter maps. Plus "recent" news.
  • News Corpse
    The Internet's chronicle of media decay.
  • The Moderate Voice
    The voice of reason in the age of Obama, and the politics of the far-middle.
  • News Hounds
    Dogged dogging of Fox News by a team who seems to watch every minute of the cable channel so you don't have to.
  • HistoryLink
    Fun to read and free encyclopedia of Washington State history. Founded by the late Walt Crowley, it's an indispensable tool and entertainment source for history wonks and surfers alike.

right-wing blogs we like

  • The Reagan Wing
    Hearin lies the real heart of Washington State Republicans. Doug Parris runs this red-meat social conservative group site which bars no holds when it comes to saying who they are and who they're not; what they believe and what they don't; who their friends are and where the rest of the Republicans can go. Well-written, and flaming.
  • Orbusmax
    inexhaustible Drudgery of NW conservative news
  • The Radio Equalizer
    prolific former Seattle KVI, KIRO talk host speaks authoritatively about radio.
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June 21, 2008


joanie hussein

Whether from the small minds on this board or the small minds in radio, all the right seems to have to offer this year is name calling: shit weasels in sandals; childish and meaningless playground talk: What's wrong Joanie, you forget to stock up on the wine coolers? and general stupid stuff: white males all have rings in their noses and are working on their knees on a plantation in Alabama".

And they aren't even original. They actually have to listen to someone who profits off the vacant space between their ears to come up with this stuff.

Amazing, isn't it?


Gee Joanie
Why do you duck the Duffman Challenge?
Seems like you're dissatisfied with the quality of the posters here.
Someone named Pudge is waiting for you.


The Duffman Challenge? I didn't know there was such an event named after a fool to show how dumbed down americans are.


Floyd Brown is a neighbor of mine, I was hoping to read some intelligent feedback and discussion of this article. Instead we just get a bunch of personal bickering.
What is interesting to me is that what the Republicans did in 2004 may not work this year. The difference is a lack of money. The Swift boat effort we now know took a lot of money and the work of a lot of professionals. It wasn't a grass roots effort as it posed. This year the money-boys don't think it is worth the effort, and the rest of us are on to the smear tactics anyway.

joanie hussein

Why don't the money boys think it is worth the effort?

And what is there to discuss?

And who are you referring to when you say "the rest of us" and smear tactics.

Actually, I'm not trying to be a "gotcha" or anything. I am curious. If you're not familiar with our blog, we've been there and done that so many times and it seems to serve little purpose. Sometimes new people make assumptions before reading.

I'd like to know what more there is to say about the tactics on the right. And I'd like to know if you think "not worth the effort" because Obama's a sure loser or a sure winner.

Those of us on the left realize the Swiftboat tactics were hardly grassroots and honest. But you'll never get the rightwingers to admit it. Their only source of information is Rush and Hannity, probably in that order.

So, what do you think?

I will say now and have posted previously several times that I think this country is tired of smear tactics and that Obama's natural integrity will win.

Also, Kerry's vulnerability to the lies was because of his anti-war efforts when he came back. That solidified a lot of Nam vets against him. It was too bad. It was unreasonable. But, the foundation for such vindictiveness was already there.

No so with Obama. Well, except for the fact he's black. And if you read some of the people on this blog, that seems to be enough to solidify a hate campaign. Will it happen?

joanie hussein

And what do you think of someone like Floyd Brown who profits from this kind of activity. Kind of like living next to the Bonanno Family?


Hey B'lam:
How'd you get Nate to shave for the picture? You must have some serious horsepower with ol' merci.

joanie hussein

Well, I see "nancy-poo" was really Floyd's pampered poodle passing by to drop a turd and keep on going.


"And what do you think of someone like Floyd Brown who profits from this kind of activity. Kind of like living next to the Bonanno Family?"

I'd say he is the far right's counter against Media Matters, moveon.org and the Daily Kos against McCain, who all belong in the shitter - Joanie poo.

The hope and change promised is little more than sailboat fuel for the suckers who are enamered with Barry O. and PT Barnum would be proud of him.

joanie hussein

You know, klueless, you're worse than clueless. You're actually stupid.


Ahhhh....Joanie Baloney - Does the truth strike a nerve ? Besides your smugness, you're eyes are brown.

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