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  • Daily Kos Dismisses Pollster

    06/09/2010 4:54:39 PM PDT · by Palmetto Patriot · 21 replies · 90+ views
    Hotline On Call - National Journal ^ | June 9, 2010 | Steven Shepard
    The liberal website has chosen to terminate its relationship with MD-based pollster Research 2000, according to DailyKos founder Markos Moulitsas. "I have decided to part ways with our current pollster, and will be looking for a new polling partner to finish out this election cycle," Moulitsas wrote in a statement posted on his site. Research 2000 Pres. Del Ali confirmed the split in an interview with Hotline OnCall. Moulitsas' decision comes in the wake of last night's AR SEN Dem primary runoff, in which Sen. Blanche Lincoln held off LG Bill Halter, Daily Kos' preferred candidate. The website promoted...
  • The Paranoid Style In Kos’ Politics

    05/06/2010 10:03:45 AM PDT · by Slyscribe · 4 replies · 442+ views
    IBD's Capital Hill ^ | 5/6/2010 | Sean Higgins
    The Chamber of Commerce has a fascinating post up at its Chamberpost blog recounting a series of e-mails between its own blogger Brad Peck and Markos Moulitsas, founder of Daily Kos, the popular left-wing site. It began when Kos claimed in an April 30 post on his site that the Chamber was funding, via a group called Americans for Job Security, an ad attacking Arkansas Senate Democratic primary candidate Bill Halter, whom Kos is supporting. Peck e-mailed Kos to inform him that he was incorrect. The Chamber was in no way connected to
  • Phil Donahue: Learn About Glenn Beck At Daily Kos Website

    04/29/2010 9:52:53 AM PDT · by Nachum · 23 replies · 1,171+ views
    newsbusters ^ | 4/29/10 | Noel Sheppard
    Phil Donahue believes people should learn about Fox News's Glenn Beck by watching a video that was posted at the perilously liberal website Daily Kos. In a preview of an interview to be aired on the "Joy Behar Show" Friday, the host asked her guest, "What do you think of this upsurge of the Becks and the Limbaughs and Fox News?"
  • Daily Kos Kook Founder Says Americans Should Shut Up And Take It (Whew! Thems fighting words.)

    04/22/2010 1:59:54 PM PDT · by K-oneTexas · 14 replies · 615+ views
    David Horowitz's News Reel Blog ^ | 22 April 2010 | Matthew Vadum
    Tea Party supporters should shut up and let President Obama destroy America if they know what’s good for them, a prominent leftist agitator says. On his TV show Glenn Beck highlighted recent remarks made by propagandist Markos Moulitsas, founder of the vile, hateful left-wing website, Daily Kos. (video not available; transcript here) Moulitsas said I mean, this is what the people voted for. And it’s one thing to oppose it on policy. It’s another thing to use the kind of exterminationist, eliminationist rhetoric that they are using in appealing to violence and that sort of thing. So many lies. Where...
  • AZ-Sen. 2010: John McCain leads J.D. Hayworth in new poll (Daily Kooks for McCain!) (BARF ALERT)

    04/02/2010 11:56:34 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 52 replies · 1,978+ views
    Salon ^ | 2010-04-02 | Mike Madden
    WASHINGTON -- So far, J.D. Hayworth's campaign to beat Sen. John McCain for the Republican nomination for McCain's seat in Arizona is looking like little more than a nuisance. A new Research 2000 poll sponsored by Daily Kos, out Friday, showed McCain beating Hayworth easily, 52-37. Meanwhile, McCain ended the first quarter of 2010 with $4.5 million in the bank, after raising more than $2.2 million this year so far. Hayworth announced that he raised more than $1 million, but didn't say exactly how much. (And one of his top advisors, Arizona public relations mogul Jason Rose, recently quit because...
  • Daily Kos in full-on pants-wetting meltdown over “Motions to Recommit”

    03/20/2010 7:46:45 PM PDT · by Daisyjane69 · 59 replies · 3,536+ views
    Hillbuzz ^ | 3/20/10 | Hillbuzz guys
    If you ever thought we didn’t love you, we hope today proves you wrong, because we just read a piece over at Daily Kos for you. It was icky. We had to take a shower afterwards, with that stinky antibacterial soap to kill all the orange germs. Kos is a very nasty, rotten place, but we got a tip they were in full-on pants-wetting meltdown mode over “Motions to Recommit” and wanted to know what the fuss was about.
  • Church stops hosting conservative group after blog complaint (from DailyKos)

    03/04/2010 3:19:05 AM PST · by Brugmansian · 38 replies · 1,629+ views
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ^ | March 04, 2010 | James O'Toole
    The Pittsburgh 9.12 Project, a grass-roots conservative group, was forced to seek a new home after complaints about a North Hills church's decision to allow them to use their meeting room. The group, an affiliate of the movement promoted by Fox commentator Glenn Beck, had staged a series of gatherings in St. John Lutheran Church of Highland. The church's meeting room was also to have been the site of a similar conservative group, the Pittsburgh Tea Party movement, last weekend, but that session was canceled due to weather . . . The decision came after a blog post on the...
  • That Kos Poll

    02/02/2010 3:21:44 PM PST · by GOP_Resurrected · 2 replies · 325+ views
    National Review Online ^ | 02/02/2010 | Stephen Spruiell
    Greg Pollowitz nails it exactly. Has anyone else noticed that this poll was commissioned by a guy who is writing a book called American Taliban about how American conservatives are just like jihadist killers? The dissonance is baffling. It would be like if someone had written, "I was talking to the little man who lives in my sugar bowl and he told me that Republicans believe in some crazy things!" and everyone seized on the last part as the news hook.
  • Where did the Liberal Bloggers Go ?

    02/05/2010 4:09:16 PM PST · by 4Speed · 251 replies · 1,920+ views
    Inner Cranium | 2/5/2010 | self serving
    I have detected a decrease in the Dark Side. There is a slowing of the Force, a lessening of the Move On dot KOS. Have the Left abandoned their Liberal Basement Sanctuaries and thrown themselves into the Global Warming snow Drifts ? What is happening here ? New Jersey happened, then Virginia happened, then Ted K. surrendered his still warm seat ? Now Obama's Illinois Seat is definitely changing Colors. Have I been transported to the Deficit Twilight Zone of never ending Spending ? Or am I just not visiting the correct Huffing and puffing sites ? Someone Help me,...
  • Desperate Times and Left-Wing Psy-Ops (re: that asinine Kos poll)

    02/04/2010 10:01:31 AM PST · by astyanax · 6 replies · 358+ views
    American Thinker ^ | February 04, 2010 | C. Edmund Wright
    Fresh off liberals getting thumped in Virginia, New Jersey, and most recently Massachusetts, the left are now in a full-fledged panic, and they're doing all they can to quickly blur the obvious teachable moment: that the GOP can win by boldly going way to the right of the Democrats. The Daily Kos recently released an odd poll of Republican voters -- and now The Politico and other liberal organizations are trying to use the results to churn waters that are actually relatively calm. The GOP had better not bite.
  • Poll of Republicans Met With Shock, Skepticism

    02/03/2010 7:29:13 PM PST · by woofie · 75 replies · 2,539+ views
    AOL ^ | 2/3/10 | Steve Pendlebury
    Poll of Republicans Met With Shock, Skepticism (Feb. 3) -- Most Republicans think Barack Obama is a socialist and Sarah Palin is more qualified than him to be president. Most either think Obama wasn't born in the U.S. or aren't sure. Nearly 40 percent want him impeached. Those are a few of the results in a Daily Kos poll that's shaking up the blogosphere. The liberal Web site commissioned Research 2000 to survey more than 2,000 self-identified Republicans last month. Site founder Markos Moulitsas -- the "Kos" in Daily Kos -- called the results "nothing short of startling." A few...
  • (Shocking New) Poll: What Republicans believe

    02/02/2010 2:33:54 PM PST · by Zakeet · 45 replies · 3,054+ views
    MSNBC ^ | February 2, 2010
    A new Research 2000 poll of more than 2,000 Republicans, conducted for the liberal blog Daily Kos, has some eyebrow-raising findings: 63% of them believe President Obama is a socialist 53% believe Sarah Palin is more qualified to be president than Obama is 39% believe he should be impeached 36% believe he wasn't born in the United States 31% believe the president hates white people 24% believe the president wants the terrorists to win 23% believe their state should secede from the union
  • California Health Care Worker Claims Pseudonym 'Ellie Light'

    01/27/2010 12:27:47 PM PST · by antidemoncrat · 6 replies · 552+ views
    Fox News ^ | 1/27/10
    The Plain Dealer had reported that a traveling nurse named Barbara Brooks owned up to the letters. Brooks told the newspaper that Steward is her husband, and that while he denied they're still married, she reportedly said he is "making up all kinds of garbage" for fear of being targeted by "right-wing crazies."
  • Daily Kos Founder:‘Teabaggers’ & Republicans 'Who Hate Brown People’ Will Put Brakes on Immigration

    01/22/2010 9:47:45 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 32 replies · 1,309+ views
    CNS News ^ | January 22, 2010 | Christopher Neefus
    Markos Moulitsas Zuniga, a Democratic strategist and founder of the left-wing blog “The Daily Kos,” told reporters Thursday that “comprehensive immigration reform” legislation sponsored by Rep. Luiz Gutierrez (D-Ill.) -- which would provide a “pathway to citizenship” for illegal aliens -- has a good shot at passage this year. But Moulitsas said that “teabaggers” and Republicans who “hate brown people” would try to push back against it. “I think the votes want to be there in the Senate -- I think the House is fairly solid -- I think the votes want to be there,” he said of an immigration...
  • Daily Kos Founder Attacks Tea Partiers On Immigration-"They Hate Brown People"

    01/22/2010 8:47:24 AM PST · by Shellybenoit · 48 replies · 1,085+ views
    The Lid/washington examiner ^ | 1/22/09 | The Lid
    Since they don't want to acknowledge the real facts, progressives like to attack the grass roots tea party movement by calling them names. As Congress and the White House begin to move amnesty for illegal aliens higher up in their agenda, the founder of the Daily Kos, is waging a preemptive attack on the people who are most likely to oppose their action. Grass Roots patriots and Conservative Republicans. Markos Moulitsas Zuniga, a Democratic strategist and founder of the left-wing blog “The Daily Kos,” says that ‘Teabaggers’ and Republicans 'Who Hate Brown People’ Will Put the Brakes on Immigration Bill
  • Daily Kos Founder Tells Olbermann "It's Looking Very Bleak for Democrats" in MA Senate Race - Video

    01/19/2010 4:34:55 AM PST · by Federalist Patriot · 15 replies · 778+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | January 19, 2010 | Brian
    Here is video of Keith Olbermann talking with Markos Moulitsas - founder of the Daily Kos - last night about the Massachusetts Senate Race that is being held today (You can skip Olbermann's twisted lead-in attack on Brown and go to the 2:44 mark of the video). Moulitsas said it is "looking very bleak for Democrats" in the election. He said a huge Democrat turnout could turn this around, but that things "are bleak" right now. Olbermann complained of the "courseness" of the Brown Campaign. Moulitsas said Brown has run "under the radar" on a "regressive agenda." . . ....
  • The Kossacks have graciously pointed out another failure in the WH transparency on HCR

    01/08/2010 12:55:20 PM PST · by Til I am the last man standing · 305+ views
    Kossacks | 1/8/10 | mcjoan
    Kossack Mote Dai's discovery that "objective" analyst and MIT economist Jonathon Gruber has received a sole-source contracts with the Department of Health and Human Services since June 19, 2009 to consult on the “President’s health reform proposal" has gained some larger attention. Marcy reported that he has two contracts for a total of $392,600 to consult on the plan. The issue is that Gruber has consistently been referenced by the White House as an objective analyst in support of the bill--including the controversial excise tax--without disclosing his role as a contractor on the issue. Link:
  • Will Obamacare Be Killed by Kos? (Daily Kos Founder now Leading Charge to Kill Healthcare Bill)

    12/17/2009 9:40:09 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 75 replies · 2,635+ views
    National Review ^ | 12/17/2009 | Robert Costa
    Markos Moulitsas, the founder of Daily Kos, one of the Left’s leading blogs, is fuming. For months, he has been leading the charge on Obamacare, drumming up support amongst Democrats while keeping the Left’s many camps united behind one goal: passing a health-care bill. Now, with Senate majority leader Harry Reid (D., Nev.) caving to one senator after another, Moulitsas sees his cause being destroyed by his own side. And he’s fighting back. In a post on his website, Moulitsas writes that if Reid’s bill is gutted of a public option, but still includes an individual mandate, then it should...
  • Oh my: It’s time to kill the Senate ObamaCare bill, says … Kos

    12/14/2009 7:35:02 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 19 replies · 1,644+ views
    Hot Air ^ | Dec.14, 2009 | Allahpundit
    This is how the 2007 amnesty bill died, you may recall. It wasn’t Republicans who killed it, it was Republicans plus big-labor Democrats plus a few pro-amnesty liberal Dems who thought the bill didn’t go far enough. Ultimately, the 60-vote needle was simply too narrow to be threaded. And now here we are again. From Kos’s Twitter feed: Insurance companies win. Time to kill this monstrosity coming out of the Senate.Remember, the overwhelming nutroots CW to this point has been that something must be passed. What, precisely, gets passed is important but ultimately secondary to the task of passing something...
  • A promise we want you all to make: do not allow Trig Palin to be attacked on your watch. EVER.

    12/09/2009 2:06:00 PM PST · by curth · 49 replies · 2,183+ views
    Hillbuzz ^ | 12/9 | Hillbuzz
    We were told today that the Left is making the rounds on various sites like HuffPo, Daily Kos, etc. (all the usual suspects), talking about how great it would be for people to go to Sarah Palin’s book signings and throw eggs, tomatoes, rocks, etc. at her and her family. Our first impulse at this is to say, “Sarah, declare yourself a 2012 candidate already and get Secret Service protection NOW. Dr. Utopia got it earlier than anyone in history, so you should get it early too.” Then, we hear news that the sickos on the Left are hoping people...