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This afternoon, there was news reports confirming that St. Louis’ leading psychopath and Teabagger loudmouth Dana Loesch has sued Breitbart.com. STLtoday.com (Loesch’s former employer) has the scoop:


ST. LOUIS   •   Conservative talk radio host and commentator Dana Loesch sued the owner of the conservative website Breitbart.com Friday, claiming that although her relationship with the news and opinion aggregating website had gone “tragically awry,” Breibart.cοm LLC refused to let her work for the company or anyone else, forcing her into “indentured servitude in limbo.” 
The suit, filed in U.S. District Court here, seeks at least $75,000 in damages, as well as a judge’s declaration that her contract had expired.
When Loesch tried to terminate her work agreement in September, Breitbart refused and extended the agreement by a year, the suit says. 
Breitbart.cοm LLC refuses to allow her work to be published and “sabotages” her attempts to find work elsewhere, the suit says. 
Loesch’s lawyers and a Breitbart representative could not be immediately reached for comment.


Loesch’s last Breitbart.com article was on 09.13.2012, via Big Peace.

(Cross-posted from DanaBusted.blogspot.com)

Labor Day, a time where labor union groups celebrate their hard-workingness and widely considered the symbolic end of the Summer season, is a time to celebrate the labor movement in America.

Dana Loesch (like the rest of the RWNJs and the #TCOT Brigade), on the other hand, wants to use Labor Day as a way to scapegoat and trash on unions and even take cheap shots at the OWS movement.

Big Government: 


Even though Labor Day was created to honor all workers, it seems St. Louis public sector workers believe that the holiday is theirs exclusively. The theme that St. Louis labor used for their Labor Day Parade was borrowed from the criminal Occupy movementWe are the 99%.  
In reality, they are the 11% considering that just that small number of the workforce is unionized labor, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. But hey, math. You wouldn’t know it watching them march through the streets; it seemed the goal of the parade was to attack private sector workers. It was a blatantly political event, with support for Democrat candidates evident throughout the parade and parade-goer signs repeating the “you didn’t build that” refrain which has cost President Obama support from small business owners. 
I’m not sure why non-union private sector workers are demonized by big labor when they private sector is burdened with the responsibility of their own overhead plus the cost of the public sector. When union bosses like Trumka, Stern, and Hoffa Jr. support the policies of an administration that has caused 41 straight months of +8% unemployment and a devalued American dollar, it’s difficult for the private sector to meet the demands placed upon them — especially when they were deliberately excluded from having any say whatsoever in the negations. Union bosses and politicians game the system to foster resentment towards the private sector when they can’t meet the demands made of them by the same bosses and politicians. 
The Mayor has been very tolerant of the criminal Occupy movement in St. Louis, even after they vandalized numerous historic structures and even vandalized the homes of city employees as retribution for the city ending their hipster camping demonstration downtown. 

Being in a union is patriotic, and being a teabagging liar is not.

(Cross-posted from DanaBusted.Blogspot.com)

Oh, the embarassment! CNN “contribtuor” and Akin apologist Dana Loesch is falsely implying that the “Democrats want to control women.” From Big Government:

Democrats are desperate to change the subject from their losing battle on Medicare to government control of health. GOP Senate Candidate Todd Akin made a ridiculous comment regarding his opinion on rape and abortion after which Democrat incumbent Claire McCaskill and the DNC claimed that Akin wants to control women’s bodies. This coming from the woman and party who championed Obamacare, a law that will legitimately control all women’s bodies, and men’s bodies, too.  
Under Obamacare women’s decisions on their health will be overseen by a litany of bureaucrats.  

Claire McCaskill invited Uncle Sam into the doctor examination rooms of millions of American women by championing Obamacare. This isn’t her opinion, it’s not “misspeech,”she made it law


This, of course, is a big fat 5-star lie by Loesch. In fact, the PPACA benefits women.

Eric Boehlert, Loesch’s primary nemesis, takes down both her and fellow contributor Erick Erickson down a few pegs, via MMFA:

Thanks to Erickson and Loesch, CNN today is associated with a radical position on the Akin story that outflanks anything even Fox News commentators are saying about the controversy.  
This is the price CNN continues to pay for wanting so badly to be connected with representative of the right-wing press. Perhaps in search of shields to protect itself from the incessant whines about “liberal media bias,” CNN’s decision to legitimize the strange views of Loesch and Erickson remains a deeply misguided one. 
Akin’s comments about women not really being in danger of becoming pregnant during a rape because their bodies instinctively “shut that whole thing down” were so outrageous that many conservative commentatorsquickly condemned him, even demanding Akin step down as the Republican candidate challenging Democrat Claire McCaskill. 

More on Loesch’s deliberate falsehoods on the “war on women” and attacks on women:
LGF: Dana and Chris Loesch Defend Akin’s ‘Legitimate Rape’ Comments 
Dana Busted: Clueless moron Dana Loesch defends Todd Akin’s “Legitimate Rape” comment 
Dana Busted: Anti-choice liar Dana Loesch criticizes Lisa Brown’s Vagina Monologues speech
Dana Busted: Loesch on KFTK’s The Dana Show: “Progressive Women Suffer From ‘Fake Leg Syndrome.’” 
Dana Busted: GOP flunky Dana Loesch continues to misleadingly accuse the Dems of “pushing a ‘war on women’”
Dana Busted: Loesch defends Kleefisch and Walker from possible recalls
Dana Busted: Loesch visits Chicago, still baselessly claims the “Democrats have a war on [conservative] women” 
Dana Busted: Loesch visits Madison, Wisconsin, and lies her butt off 
Dana Busted: Dana Loesch STILL falsely accusing the “Dems of starting the War on Moms’ 
Dana Busted: Loesch falsely trumpets the “Democrats have declared war on [conservative] mothers” 
Media Matters for America: Dana Loesch’s constant smears against Sandra Fluke 
Dana Busted: Loesch falsely accuses the Dems of “playing political games with VAWA” 
Dana Busted: Big Journalism’s Loesch falsely accuses Jan Schakowsky of “validating misogyny” 
Dana Busted: Loesch defends the sexist Oxycontin Smuggling Hypocrite’s attacks on Sandra Fluke 
Dana Busted: Outright moron Loesch still lying about Sandra Fluke 
Dana Busted: On her radio show, Loesch ridicules college-aged women for supporting access to contraception
Dana Busted: Anti-choice whacko Dana Loesch defends Virginia’s horrid extremist Ultrasound Law
Dana Busted: Loesch’s recent lunacy continues on trucking
Dana Busted: Loesch lies on ABC’s This Week on everything
Dana Busted: Anti-Choice liar Loesch: “Liberals only care about breast cancer to push their pro-abortion agenda”
Dana Busted: More anti-choice propaganda from Dana Loesch 
Media Matters: Loesch and guest Katz bash Michelle Obama 
Media Matters: On The Dana Show, Loesch Claims “Democrats Use Women As Prostitutes For Votes” 
LGF: CNN and KFTK’s Dana Loesch Equates Mandatory Trans-Vaginal Ultrasound to Having Sex 
Media Matters: Limbaugh, Loesch join chorus blaming MoveOn for activist beating

(Cross-Posted from DanaBusted.blogspot.com)

On her Big Government blogpost at Breitbart.com, Paul Ryan cheerleader Dana Loesch is falsely claiming that “Obama, not Ryan, cut Medicare.” We know that’s a flat-out lie, as Ryan’s proposed budget plan DOES gut Medicare. 

Big Government:

The Obama campaign went after Congressman Paul Ryan over the weekend, claiming that he wanted to push old people off of cliffs by gutting their Medicare. The problem with that false narrative comes by way of Cutter Shambles, the Deputy Campaign Manager for Obama’s reelection effort:  
Cutter demonstrates a rare bit of honesty here: President Obama did gut Medicare with his health care law. It was part of the fuzzy math employed to make Obamacare look less expensive than the real price tag. Sacrificing seniors for headlines.  

Democrats apparently think we voters have forgotten their debunked scare tactics from 2011. Their inability to evolve their rhetoric from this point shows how desperate the campaign is and how scared they are after the Ryan announcement. 

Here are the real facts on Medicare, not the spin by Mrs. Mamalogues hack Loesch.

(Cross-Posted from DanaBusted.blogspot.com)

Pro-Kinder mouthpiece Dana Loesch and the rest of the right-wing lie machine are seizing on this falsehood that “Obama, Carnahan, Koster, Holder, and Nixon are ignoring 10,000+ voters in tornado-ravaged and heavily Republican Joplin.”  The fact-free imbecile Loesch used multiple falsehoods on this story, including the smear that she was linked to the now-defunct ACORN and blamed this on Holder and Obama.

Eric Holder accused Florida lawmakers of disenfranchisment when the state took to cleaning up ineligible voters (due to death or felony) from its voter rolls. That same DOJ has been silent about a story brewing out of southern Missouri; after suffering through one of the worst tornados in history, Joplin residents will now face losing their vote
Asking Robin Carnahan for assistance when she’s already refused to clean up Missouri voter rolls seems fruitless, but it can’t hurt. Carnahan has in the past been linked to ACORN, and the state has fought voter fraud for years. It seems only logical to question whether or not the Secretary of State and DOJ’s reluctance to intervene is because the 10,000 Joplin tornado victims are heavily Republican. 
President Obama and Eric Holder often talk of how the government can help, and they preach against the evils of disenfranchising voters. So where are they? 
She [Dana The Distortion Artist] is indeed out of touch with what’s going on.
The always-reliable Randy Turner has more on the Joplin story (via Daily Kos):
I am anticipating that the scandal will continue to grow over the next few days with all of those who are attacking the president, the attorney general, the governor, the secretary of state, and other Democratic officials overlooking a few facts. 
1.    The chief election official in Jasper County, County Clerk Bonnie Earl, is a Republican. And I don’t say that to cast any blame on her. If she were needing help, she would have asked. Sending out the voter ID cards gave her the first indication of what the situation is in Joplin and Jasper County. Some might ask why that step has not already been taken since numerous elections have occurred between May 22, 2011, and now. 
2.    The Joplin Globe article that first revealed the problem did not have any mention of people not being allowed to vote. It said that those who do not have the new voter ID cards will probably face some problems. In other words, it is likely it will take longer for them to vote or they may have to cast provisional ballots. 
3.    It would not do the Democratic Party any good for those voters to be disenfranchised this Tuesday.It is a primary election so it will not have any effect whatsoever on the race between President Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. Election officials now have three months to fix the problem and certainly have incentive to do so, especially since those election officials are Republican in a state where close races are expected for some statewide offices and for a U. S. Senate seat. 
4.    Don’t think there are any Jasper County Democratic officials who will stand in the way. County Republican primary winners are guaranteed election because no Democrats are running. Nor are there any Democratic officeholders.
All of these things were conveniently overlooked as statewide Republican officials and so far, one national right-wing rabble-rouser (with more undoubtedly to come) sought to capitalize one more time on the Joplin Tornado.

h/t: DanaBusted.blogspot.com

Breitbart blogger and anti-choice shill Dana Loesch continues the War On Women by attacking Michigan House of Representatives member Lisa Brown (D), for doing the courageous thing by calling out the hypocrisy on the right on this issue and for doing The Vagina Monologues routine at the Michigan State Capitol.


Big Government



Days after Democrat Lisa Brown attempted to shock the Michigan legislature by lecturing the House Speaker on the floor about her genitals, Democrats launched their “Say Vagina" campaign. (It was quickly hijacked.) Brown became emotional during an abortion debate over a proposal that required greater regulations on abortion providers and banned abortions after 20 weeks. She equated the proposed law to rape by saying:
"And finally, Mr. Speaker, I’m flattered that you’re all so interested in my vagina, but ‘no’ means ‘no.’" 

No, Ms. Loesch, it’s YOU that’s obfuscating the truth on this story, not the Democrats or Brown.

h/t: DanaBusted.Blogspot.com

More on Loesch’s deliberate falsehoods on the “war on women” and attacks on women: 
Dana Busted: Loesch on KFTK’s The Dana Show: “Progressive Women Suffer From ‘Fake Leg Syndrome.’”
Dana Busted: GOP flunky Dana Loesch continues to misleadingly accuse the Dems of “pushing a ‘war on women’”
Dana Busted: Loesch defends Kleefisch and Walker from possible recalls
Dana Busted: Loesch visits Chicago, still baselessly claims the “Democrats have a war on [conservative] women” 
Dana Busted: Loesch visits Madison, Wisconsin, and lies her butt off 
Dana Busted: Dana Loesch STILL falsely accusing the “Dems of starting the War on Moms’ 
Dana Busted: Loesch falsely trumpets the “Democrats have declared war on [conservative] mothers” 
Media Matters for America: Dana Loesch’s constant smears against Sandra Fluke 
Dana Busted: Loesch falsely accuses the Dems of “playing political games with VAWA” 
Dana Busted: Big Journalism’s Loesch falsely accuses Jan Schakowsky of “validating misogyny” 
Dana Busted: Loesch defends the sexist Oxycontin Smuggling Hypocrite’s attacks on Sandra Fluke 
Dana Busted: Outright moron Loesch still lying about Sandra Fluke 
Dana Busted: On her radio show, Loesch ridicules college-aged women for supporting access to contraception
Dana Busted: Anti-choice whacko Dana Loesch defends Virginia’s horrid extremist Ultrasound Law
Dana Busted: Loesch’s recent lunacy continues on trucking
Dana Busted: Loesch lies on ABC’s This Week on everything
Dana Busted: Anti-Choice liar Loesch: “Liberals only care about breast cancer to push their pro-abortion agenda”
Dana Busted: More anti-choice propaganda from Dana Loesch 
Media Matters: Loesch and guest Katz bash Michelle Obama 
Media Matters: On The Dana Show, Loesch Claims “Democrats Use Women As Prostitutes For Votes” 
LGF: CNN and KFTK’s Dana Loesch Equates Mandatory Trans-Vaginal Ultrasound to Having Sex 
Media Matters: Limbaugh, Loesch join chorus blaming MoveOn for activist beating  

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) is receiving extra security after an activist in Missouri, Scott Boston, said, “We have to kill the Claire Bear.” But in defending Boston, CNN contributor Dana Loesch failed to mention that she co-founded a conservative activist group with him.

Loesch made no mention of her connection to Boston in her Big Government post.

h/t: Terry Krepel at MMFA

See Also: Daily Kos: Tea Party activist and GGI STL co-founder Scott Boston: “We need to kill the Claire Bear”

Yet again, CNN (or TeaNN) ”contributor” and KFTK radio host Dana Loesch is blaming DEMOCRATS for instigating the War On Women, when she knows damn well it’s the GOP and herself that’s instigating the War On Women.

Big Government:

Earlier today, progressive females in various cities protested against the fabricated “war on women” Democrats convinced them that the GOP is waging. The goal of the “United Against War On Women” protest? Something about birth control and abortion.  
I followed the #UAWOW stream on Twitter and saw much Republican-bashing and blustering about how progressive women are apparently being physically restrained by Republicans from entering places like Costco and Target to obtain $9 a month birth control. If these self-described “sluts” and “cunts” are so upset over inequality, where were the signs about the pay inequality in Barack Obama’s own administration?  
Where are the signs protesting Democrat policies which caused more women to lose jobs than men in March? Republicans have been prevented by the Senate from passing a single jobs bill and every one they’ve propose has been destroyed; meanwhile the Senate celebrates its third year of not passing a budget tomorrow.
Where are the signs protesting how women have lost seven times the jobs of men?
Where are the signs protesting the statistics that one in two college graduates are unemployed?
Where are the signs protesting high gas prices? Higher grocery bills?
Where are the signs protesting real suppression of women?
Where were the signs protesting Democrats using VAWA as a political checkers piece?
Oh, that’s right. It wouldn’t help to promote a false narrative designed to manipulate women into voting for Democrats.
Women used to protest to get the government out of their lives. Today, progressive women protest to bring government back into our lives. The patriarchy wins. 


For God’s sakes, Dana, you are out of touch with reality and you’re busy jackin’ it in San Diego to care about the truth.

She also baselessly accused the Senate Democrats of “not passing a budget for a 3rd year in a row.” Actually, it’s the GOP that’s obstructing in order to appease their hard-right teahadist base.

h/t: DanaBusted.Blogspot.com

In her Big Government post, anti-union numbnut Dana Loesch defended Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker (R) and Lt. Governor Rebecca Kleefisch (R) from the grassroots Recall Walker movement. As usual, she was delusional enough to falsely declare that the Walker/Kleefisch reforms “are helping Wisconsin.”

No other race in the country better embodies the struggle between conservative and progressive ideals than the recall battle over Wisconsin’s Lieutenant Governor. 
The incumbent is former stay-at-home-mom and journalist Rebecca Kleefisch, whose ascent through the state party was a hard-won battle against the establishment, waged by a fed-up citizen. Kleefisch didn’t just fight the GOP establishment and win by double-digits; during the primary she also fought and defeated colon cancer. 
In contrast, Big Labor has put up its own candidate. Of the five Democrats who’ve filed, Mahlon Mitchell seems the most likely candidate to emerge for the June 5th showdown. Mitchell shares the same far-left ideology of the labor protesters who trashed the capitol and sent death threats to Republicans. Mitchell landed in hot water with the labor protesters when he got too friendly with Walker in exchange for some reform exemptions; later, when pressure grew, he joined in the marches and led chants against Walker and Kleefisch. (Apparently, he didn’t condemn the appalling and criminal behavior of the protesters, either.) 
Mitchell opposes the the very reforms of collective bargaining privileges that have brought Wisconsin voters the economic stability they desired. Democrats want to keep holding elections at the public’s expense until they get the results they want. In the meantime, their far-left, out-of-state interests will pump somewhere around $80 million into the Wisconsin Democrat party—a chunk of that into Mitchell’s campaign—in their assault on economic reform.
The reforms Kleefisch has helped to enact during her tenure as Lieutenant Governor have saved the state millions of dollars.


Mahlon Mitchell (D) will likely be the next Lt. Governor of Wisconsin, whether Loesch and her ilk like it or not!

In fact, the Walker/Kleefisch “reforms” in Wisconsin are NOT working, much to the chagrin of the Walker/Kleefisch apologists. Their asinine polices have led to job LOSSES, not gains, and they’re blaming the DEMOCRATS for it?!

H/T: DanaBusted.blogspot.com

Today, Big “Journalism” EIC Dana Loesch is STILL accusing the "Democrats of starting the ‘War on Moms’" and covering to defend Mitt Romney’s wife, Ann Romney.

On Big Government, she baselessly blamed the Democrats ”for starting and owning the ‘War on Moms.’”

In February of this year Hilary Rosen of the Obama-associated PR firm SKDKnickerbocker, was brought in to advise DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz on public relations.
The following month the DNC Chair was warning of “Romney and the Republicans war on women.” I’m not sure how Rosen can claim that the GOP made up a Democratic buzzword when it was her client who made it most famous. 
Rosen’s close proximity to the Obama team is why David Axelrod and Jim Messina were so quick to toss her under the bus; their surrogates are working overtime to push as much distance between the President and Rosen as possible.
Rosen herself set the bar for how such attacks as hers are to be judged: In 2008 she condemned such attacks on Michelle Obama. 
Democrats have been throwing up every deflection they can to keep voters’s eyes off the record-high, worse-than-Carter gas prices, the sluggish economy, and scandals like Fast and Furious and Solyndra. With so many narratives in the air, they were bound to mess up the storyline. 

Loesch continues lying her butt off with this next post on Big Journalism:


The blowback from Democrat strategist Hilary Rosen’s remarks against stay-at-home moms reached a fever pitch this morning, kicking the Obama campaign into massive damage control mode. Last night David Axelrod and Jim Messina threw Rosen under the bus—and this afternoon Michelle Obama joined them. 
If equality were the issue, the First Lady would not have gone on Dave Letterman’s show (he never apologized for calling Palin a “slutty flight attendant”); the Obama Super PAC would have returned the $1 million from Bill Maher, who called Palin a “twat" on television and a "cunt" on stage. 



Dana, you and your surrogates on the right have lost, plain and simple.

UPDATE: Hilary Rosen will appear on CNN’s The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer to discuss her apology to Ann Romney. And Rosen has more dignity than the Righties that are smearing her for telling the truth about Ann and Mitt Romney.

h/t: DanaBusted.Blogspot.com

Yet another day of Dana Loesch suggesting a boycott of anything that doesn’t cave into the right-wing agenda and whining on twitter about “‘liberals’ bullying businesses.”. In her post at Big Government, she also falsely accused Van Jones of being a “9/11 Truther” and a “supporter of cop-killers.”

Today Coca Cola sided with reported 9-11 truther and cop-killer supporter Van Jones and the group he co-founded, Color of Change. CoC cyber-bullied Coca Cola, Walmart, and other companies for supporting voter integrity via their membership with the American Legislative Exchange Council.

Who’s doing the cyber-bullying now? It certainly is NOT Van Jones or Color of Change, but Loesch and the rest of the RWNJ brigade that’s doing it. And the "Voter ID" laws (really voter suppression laws) are indeed targeted at groups likely to vote Democratic, such as African-Americans, Hispanics, Native Americans, the poor, college students, and the disabled.

h/t: DanaBusted.blogspot.com