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February 27, 2007

Oregon man takes Al Franken's radio slot

The Associated Press reports that an Oregon man has taken Al Franken's radio slot. The man's name is "Thom Hartmann".... Keep reading >>>

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February 25, 2007

JEFF FARIAS ADDED TO NOVA M LINEUP IN PHOENIX

Breaking, earth-shattering news from the Sheldon Drobny compound outside Rockford, Illinois: Jeff Farias - former co-host of the Truth to Power Hour on previous Air America Phoenix station KXXT - has been added to Nova M's drivetime afternoon schedule. His co-host on the previous show was loony leftie and Arizona state Rep. Kyrsten Sinema; whether... Keep reading >>>

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February 23, 2007

Air America bailout: worth nothing? (a rebuttal)

[The following post is from "biff", a frequent contributor to the blog at democrats.org, who also posts under other names at DailyKos and other sites. This site distances itself from his remarks, but as part of our plea agreement is required to carry it.] Well, it looks like Lyin' Balloney is up to his old... Keep reading >>>

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February 22, 2007

Source: beneficent Jupiter to help Al Franken

I think I've located Al Franken's new campaign manager: ...[Al Franken]'s Sun is within 15 minutes of a conjunction to Mars in Gemini, and this strengthens the Gemini influence even more, giving him a strong drive (Mars) to communicate his opinions and ideas. The conjunction of Mars to the Sun often bestows a tremendous amount... Keep reading >>>

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February 20, 2007

Al Franken's first fib (as a Senate candidate)

Al Franken has assuredly told many fibs in his career, but on Monday in Rochester, Minnesota he spoke to a "packed audience" and told them the first publicly-noted fib as a Senate candidate. Now, bear in mind that if Bill Clinton parsed what he said it would be technically accurate, but others will probably not... Keep reading >>>

Posted in StuartSmalley at 12:51 PM | Comments (0)

February 19, 2007

Al Franken wants a massive amnesty for illegal aliens

In an interview, Al Franken said that he's a supporter of "comprehensive immigration reform". That phrase is a euphemism used by Bush and the Democrats for a massive illegal alien amnesty combined with a "guest" worker program. The Bush/Democrats scheme will flood the U.S. with new legal immigrants, particularly through chain migration: family members can... Keep reading >>>

Posted in StuartSmalley at 08:43 PM | Comments (1)

February 16, 2007

Bankrupt Air America has a new owner

Break out the Night Train, because Air America Radio has been sold! U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Robert Drain has approved the $4.25 million sale to Stephen Green: ...[The approval] essentially transfers all the assets of Piquant LLC, parent company of the New York-based Air America, to a group including new and current investors. It gives a... Keep reading >>>

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February 15, 2007

Poll: Norm Coleman would beat Al Franken in landslide

KSTP - a known "house organ" for Minnesota Senator Norm Coleman - begins their anti-Al Franken coverage with "POLL: Coleman would easily trump Franken". According to them and Survey USA, the incumbent would get 57 percent vs. just 35 for the challenger. And, Franken's numbers are similar to those of Mike Ciresi, a possible DFL... Keep reading >>>

Posted in StuartSmalley at 10:22 AM | Comments (0)

February 14, 2007

Ed Schultz Standoff Day 2: "Air America sucks!"

Yesterday, "Big Dumb" Ed Schultz barricaded himself inside his studios in Fargo, North Dakota and launched into an extended, multi-hour rant against Air America. You can hear a four-minute version - with "Baby Elephant Walk" disturbingly added - in this MP3. You can hear the whole thing here. You can read more about this here... Keep reading >>>

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Drobny: investigate the Air America bankruptcy sale!

Air America Radio co-founder Sheldon Drobny says the AAR bankruptcy sale should be investigated. Then, he informs us that the unsecured creditors are objecting to the sale of the network to Stephen Green. Then: Below are some of the points raised in this objection which validate my assumption that the 3 former directors and the... Keep reading >>>

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Al Franken's last day: live coverage

Following an extremely exciting Tom Oliphant segment, Al Franken is now upping the tempo (as if that were possible!), bringing on Joe Conason to pimp his new book, "It can happen here". Al knew that Sinclair Lewis was from Minnesota, but seemed a bit unclear on the meaning of the word "dystopian". Conason jumped in,... Keep reading >>>

Posted in StuartSmalley at 10:37 AM | Comments (2)

February 13, 2007

Al Franken tearfully leaves radio, announces Senate run

In a tearful, emotion-filled program, actor, comedian, radio host, author, and now politician Al Franken announced on his show on Wednesday that he's leaving the air waves in order to run for Senate from Minnesota. He said this was a sad Valentine's Day, but his present to the nation was his running for office. Wednesday's... Keep reading >>>

Posted in StuartSmalley at 11:01 AM | Comments (1)

February 12, 2007

Big Dumb Ed Schultz back on XM 167

Next week, crypto-conservative Ed Schultz will be taking over Al Franken's spot on XM Satellite Radio's channel 167, DUmmies say. Schultz is currently only heard for one hour per day, and even that's tape-delayed. Bonus: keep wallowing through the thread to read the righteous smackdown of those bourgeoise people who engage in "middle-class left liberalism".... Keep reading >>>

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February 08, 2007

L.A. City Beat article on Harrison taps out my humor reservoir

It happened like this. I saw this article from L.A. City Beat magazine written by their editor, Dean Kuipers. It concerns not just the no-last-name star of the local show "Harrison on the Edge", but Air America's Los Angeles affiliate KTLK and AAR in general as well. As I scanned the article and looked at... Keep reading >>>

Posted in AlsoRans at 02:09 PM | Comments (2)

Drobny: most Air America creditors to get shafted

Professional accountant and Air America Radio co-founder Sheldon Drobny has heartening news for all those who are owed money by the network: you're only getting $500,000 to share between all of you. Apparently, the scheme worked like this: ...Rob Glaser, Terry Kelly, and Doug Kreeger started funding the post bankruptcy operations with what is called... Keep reading >>>

Posted in Sheldon Drobny at 11:07 AM | Comments (1)

February 07, 2007

Clear Channel conspiracy against Air America... revealed!

Has Clear Channel been conspiring to cancel Air America and libtalk in general from the airwaves? The shocking truth can now be revealed in this post. It worked like this. CC put AAR on the weakest stations in their markets, then sold packages of advertising for all their other stations in the market except for... Keep reading >>>

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Air America's winning bid: $4.25 million

The results of the eBay auction to sell failed and bankrupt radio network Air America are in, and the winning bidder is slgreen2005, which is reportedly the nick of real estate developer Stephen L. Green. He is reportedly scrambling to put enough money in his PayPal account to pay for the sale, which was conducted... Keep reading >>>

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February 06, 2007

Celebrity Congress! Franken would bring humor, laughs, fun

College newspapers - such as the NYT, LAT, WaPo and the rest - infamously featured a string of articles in which they lionized Al Franken and also "reported" that he was considering running for Senate. Now, the MSM is starting Round 2, featuring articles describing what a Franken run would be like. Let's make fun... Keep reading >>>

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February 01, 2007

Air America exits KQDS 1490 AM (Duluth)

I used to think "Duluth" was just a punchline or something, but apparently it's a real city in "Minnesota", a state somewhere north of Canada. Anyway, they appear to have dropped liberal talk, including not only some Air America shows but Big Ed Schultz as well. They're still listed as an AAR affiliate, but that... Keep reading >>>

Posted in Meta at 08:51 PM | Comments (2)

Fun: the $35 prank for Air America listeners you know

Kids! Adults! Want to play a fun, harmless prank on your favorite Air America listener? (Of course, there's about a .000001% chance that anyone you know is an Air America listener, but read on just in case). What if you could spend just $35... and make that listener think Air America had gone off the... Keep reading >>>

Posted in Meta at 08:39 PM | Comments (4)

Cliff Schecter beats the right-wing noise machine!

Terrific news from deep inside the trenches, as Comrade Cliff Schecter informs us that he's beat the right-wing noise machine: We don't have FoxNews. We don't have Rush Limbaugh... But we have something almost as powerful, if recent events tell an accurate story. We have synergy. Coordination. Call it what you will. He goes on... Keep reading >>>

Posted in Meta at 04:09 AM | Comments (0)


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