One of my network of fake accounts has been getting these emails about renewing a membership by “donating” money (aka paying) to TheTeaParty.net, despite their never having a paid membership. The emails are obviously designed to trick readers into opening their wallets, and the ploy will sadly be effective. The sign of a healthy movement… Continue reading TheTeaParty.net attempting to trick members into paying for renewals
This article from the Washington Times (I know!) is a must-read!: The pattern indicates the presence of valuable “sucker lists” containing broad swaths of tea party donors, many of whom eschew the party establishment and are new to politics, who will respond to generic attacks on liberals without careful scrutiny of where their money is… Continue reading Are you on the Tea Party Sucker List?
Rick Scott should be a familiar enough name to anyone whose lived through the Healthcare Reform battle of last year. As the founder and former CEO of healthcare giant Columbia/HCA Rick Scott held a commanding post over the lucrative cashcow that is the Healtcare industry. Corrupt wouldn’t even begin to describe the way in which… Continue reading Who are these Teabagger candidates, anyway? – Rick Scott Edition
FreeRepublic.com is getting sued by a lawyer who buys up content rights from newspapers and then sues blogs that reprint the content. Basically, he’s a Copyright Troll, which is like a Patent Troll. He’s also a giant douchebag if this Wired write-up is to be believed. He has to be bad because we’re siding with… Continue reading Drain Clogs – 07-27-2010
CrroksandLiars has a breakdown of how Freedomworks’ new scam for BP looks awfully familiar to fans of Jack Abramoff, Michael Scanlon, and Indian Casino lobby scams. Machete’s trailer has caused Wingnuts to go insane. Or more insane. School for Disabled Forces Students to Wear Backpacks That Deliver Massive Electric Shocks If you can think of… Continue reading Drain Clogs 3-7-10