Van Jones: Progressives created the blogosphere and ‘checkmated’ right-wing radio

Twitchy 6/9/2012

Do progressives believe the stuff that comes out of their mouths?

No joke: During the closing keynote speech at Netroots Nation, Van Jones reportedly told a roomful of starry-eyed progressive activists that they ‘checkmated’ conservative radio and created the blogosphere.

We’re pretty sure Van Jones and his audience don’t know what “checkmated” means. […]

Another Domino Falls in Dem War on Blue

Glenn Reynolds Instapundit 5/2/2012

WALTER RUSSELL MEAD: Another Domino Falls in Dem War on Blue.

The battle against the blue model is heating up in deep-blue Rhode Island. Via Meadia has already covered the struggle at the state level, but the fight is increasingly trickling down to the municipal level as well. The New York […]

Michelle: Bank Sex-Discriminated Against Barack’s Grandmom; Tax Return: Bank VP Grandmom Gave Barack $480,908 in Bank’s Stock

Terence P. Jeffrey 10/3/2011

First Lady Michelle Obama said at a fundraiser in Providence, Rhode Island, on Friday night that a bank where Barack Obama’s grandmother had worked discriminated against her for nearly two decades “because she was a woman.”

However, the Washington Post reported earlier this year that Obama’s grandmother, Madelyn Dunham, had […]

Will David Cicilline (D-RI) be at the News Conference About the Mess He Left Behind in Providence?

William A. Jacobson Legal Insurrection 3/2/2011

If you want to see one of the greatest escape acts in the history of politics, witness David Cicilline’s election to the United States Congress last November in the 1st Congressional District of Rhode Island.

Cicilline had been Mayor of Providence, and was endorsed not only by almost all […]

‘…That’s why I am gonna vote for John Loughlin…RI-1’

27 October 2010

This was sent to us tonight by a political activist in Rhode Island who wrote, “Let’s bury this guy. Maybe you can help get this video out…”


This is what eight years of Mayor David Cicilline has done to your capitol city, Rhode Island. Why give him the opportunity to do […]

Auditor: ‘There’s no question the city will run out of money’

Stephen Beal GoLocalProv 10/23/2010

The city of Providence is running out of money and is behind on its payments to the pension system, Internal Auditor James Lombardi warned in a report released this week.

Mayor David Cicilline is running for the Congressional seat left vacant by Patrick Kennedy.

“Based on the current situation […]