The Other McCain

"One should either write ruthlessly what one believes to be the truth, or else shut up." — Arthur Koestler

‘Tidy’ and Other Rauhauser Signatures

Neal Rauhauser was a speaker at the 2010 Netroots Nation conference Everybody has writing habits, and people tend to develop a recognizable style. For example, some people have trouble distinguishing “it’s” (contraction of it is) from “its” (possessive of it) or “you’re”/”your,” and repeated errors of that kind become a sort of fingerprint by which […]

@Karoli: Weiner Truther? And Other Questions of Remaining Interest

“I am here today to again apologize for the personal mistakes I have made and the embarrassment I have caused.” – Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.), announcing his resignation from Congress, June 15, 2011 Two days ago, I called attention to an article by Karoli, a Crooks and Liars contributor, who wrote an article in defense […]

Neal Rauhauser, Who Drove Barrett Brown Off the Deep End, Continues Unrelenting Harassment of His Targets

Neal Rauhauser was a speaker at the 2010 Netroots Nation conference “There’s nothing stopping them. They feel like they have the right to do anything they want to anyone who gets in their way.” – Jennifer Emick, describing the online savagery she’s experienced since exposing “Anonymous” When last we took note of Brett Kimberlin’s evil […]

‘Someone Trying to Breathe Life into a Three-Year Old Dead Horse’

Thus does John Fund dismiss an attempt by Nadia Naffe to create controversy around James O’Keefe III over a planned “sting” video that never happened, as embarrassing as the details may be. O’Keefe, as you certainly know, is the young activist who became famous for his collaboration with Hannah Giles in the 2009 undercover videos […]

Neal Rauhauser’s Crazy-Evil Obsession

Neal Rauhauser was a speaker at the 2010 Netroots Nation conference “I’ve been all over Patterico for the last several weeks, as he looks to be a pretty good candidate for the planner/operator behind Weinergate . . .” – Neal Rauhauser (“Stranded Wind”), Daily Kos, “Weinergate Perps Pay Dearly,”July 27, 2011 “Frey is often at […]

Speaking of Distractions …

. . . the Obamaphiliac media has spent today trying to convince us that what Mitt Romney said about Obama’s self-inflicted foreign policy debacle is actually a worse disaster than the failed policy itself. Here is Mitt Romney’s statement: “Americans woke up this morning with tragic news and felt heavy hearts as they considered that individuals […]

SWAT an L.A. County Deputy D.A.? That’s Not News. SWAT a Teen Starlet …?

Has the Los Angeles Times ever written about the SWATting of Patrick “Patterico” Frey? Never mind: Miley Cyrus is victim of a “prank”! On Wednesday night, Cyrus was the target of “swatting” — a prank in which an anonymous caller reports a heinous crime to authorities so a SWAT team will swarm an innocent person’s […]

‘I Know This All Sounds Crazy, But …’

FROM AN UNDISCLOSED LOCATION The title quote is from Patterico’s post noting the one-year anniversary of his SWATting, as he was handcuffed and talking to police: I said something like this: “Look. This is a hoax. I think I know what’s going on here. I’m a blogger. I’m also a Deputy D.A., but I don’t […]

How Stupid I Was: 2011 Edition

FROM AN UNDISCLOSED LOCATION How easy is it to miss a big story? This easy: While I was packing up my desk to move to our new home — thanks, Brett! — I found some notes I’d taken of a phone interview I’d done with Andrew Breitbart in the wake of Rep. Anthony Weiner’s resignation. I’d meant […]

‘The Gaped Crusader’: Brett Kimberlin Associate Neal Rauhauser Stalked and Taunted SWATting Victim Patrick Frey

Neal Rauhauser: Democrat consultant at 2010 Netroots Nation conference FROM AN UNDISCLOSED LOCATION A Democratic political consultant harassed the victim of a SWATting hoax, employing the online alias “The Gaped Crusader” to taunt popular conservative blogger Patrick “Patterico” Frey and others. Neal Rauhauser became obsessed with Frey during the 2011 Anthony Weiner cybersex scandal, declaring […]

Conspiracy Theorist ‘Qritiq’ Conspires Against Neal Rauhauser’s Targets

Neal Rauhauser at the ‘Netroots Nation’ Conference FROM AN UNDISCLOSED LOCATION How stupid does “Qritiq” think we are, huh? The day after Aaron Walker is SWATted, why would Qritiq (who, several people claim, is actually a New York City schoolteacher named Lane Lipton) decide to publish contact information clearly aimed at getting complaints lodged against […]

Who Warned Us About Brett Kimberlin?

Less than six months before Andrew Breitbart died: This was important, and Andrew Breitbart understood why it was important: The “TwitterGate” episode in October 2010 exposed Democrat operative Neal Rauhauser’s role in an apparent conspiracy to harass Tea Party activists online. Shortly thereafter, Mandy Nagy (aka “Liberty Chick”) documented Brett Kimberlin heinous criminal history. Kimberlin […]

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