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Dana Loesch

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    September 25, 2014

    St. Louis Rapper Prince Ea: Glenn Beck Approved

    St. Louis' Prince Ea, no stranger to viral fame, recently released a spoken-word video entitled "Why I Think This World Should End." In it, the "Make Smart Cool" rapper sits in front of a destroyed building and bemoans the many ills that plague modern society, from polluted oceans to collapsed econo ... More >>

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    August 19, 2014

    Why Michael Brown's Legal Team Is Winning the PR War as Prosecutor, Accused Cop Sit Out

    As they've done on multiple occasions throughout the past week, the attorneys representing the family of Michael Brown held a televised news conference yesterday. And this one revealed a bigger bombshell than most. Standing at a podium alongside an independent medical examiner retained by the fami ... More >>

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    May 7, 2014

    Rep. Stacey Newman Jokes About "Benghazi" and People are Really Mad

    St. Louis County's Democratic State Representative Stacey Newman made a joke about Benghazi. It hasn't gone over too well. Newman went on Twitter Tuesday night and joked about an issue that has been a staple of Republican concerns since September 2012, when four Americans were killed in the U.S. em ... More >>

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    May 23, 2013

    Dana Loesch Banned from Piers Morgan's Show After Twitter Quip About London Terror Attack

    A senseless murder in London had a far more mundane effect here across the pond yesterday: CNN's Piers Morgan banned Tea Party firebrand and hometown girl Dana Loesch from his show for using the occasion for a pro-NRA tweet. Two suspects hacked a British soldier to death with knives in broad dayli ... More >>

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    May 1, 2013

    Rep. Casey Guernsey: Gun Control Is Not Constitutional Even if Barack Obama Says It Is

    As we've reported, Missouri lawmakers are aggressively pushing forward with their effort to make it illegal to enforce any federal firearm laws in the state with a proposal that Republican supporters say is a bold statement against gun control. Critics say it's an absurd, unconstitutional move to ba ... More >>

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    April 19, 2013

    St. Louis Chef to Dana Loesch Fans: "Use Your Easily Purchased Firearm on Yourself"

    File under: "If you can't stand the heat." Last night St. Louis' vociferous conservative talker/tweeter Dana Loesch called out the chef de cuisine of Clayton's Little Country Gentleman after he took to Twitter to take a shot at fans of her radio show. Won't be eating at @lcgentleman since it seems ... More >>

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    April 1, 2013

    Answers to the Riverfront Times 2012 News Quiz

    In January Riverfront Times published its annual "News Challenge" -- 78 multiple-choice questions testing how well readers paid attention to current events over the past twelve months. Within a week, more than 100 of you submitted your answers to us. A few weeks later a dozen readers e-mailed a simi ... More >>

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    February 25, 2013

    Videos: Top Ten TSA Airport Groping Scandals

    Last week, footage of Transportation Security Administration officials at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport trying to pat down a three-year-old girl in a wheelchair went viral -- and brought national attention to TSA in St. Louis. Nathan Forck, the father trying to get his family to Disney Wor ... More >>

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    October 29, 2012

    Don't Worry, Peter Kinder: The UN Won't Suppress GOP Votes in Missouri

    Last Thursday, incumbent Lieutenant Governor Peter Kinder sounded a wee bit paranoid while talking to conservative radio host Dana Loesch. The reason: A United Nations-affiliated group will be observing the November 6 general elections here in Missouri and several other states. Such monitors, Kinder ... More >>

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    October 2, 2012

    Tea Partiers Hold Flash Mob Outside Peabody Energy; Coal Co Kicks Supporters to the Curb

    If you were downtown yesterday evening you might've caught red-clad Cardinals fans headed to Busch Stadium, an especially brilliant sunset, and maybe a scant group of activists commemorating the one-year anniversary of Occupy St. Louis at Kiener Plaza. Also hard to miss was a surreal and sizable g ... More >>

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    March 21, 2012

    Daily Beast Profiles Dana Loesch, with Nod to RFT

    The Daily Beast ran a lengthy profile yesterday of our town's Dana Loesch, darling of the conservative punditry, citing our own profile, penned by former staffer Kristen Hinman two years ago. The Beast article suggests that Loesch, who grew up in Arnold, attended Webster University and co-founded ... More >>

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    January 16, 2012

    Dana Loesch Would "Drop Trou" and Pee On Dead Taliban

    Mark AndresenClick here to see what else Loesch would do to dead Taliban​If you haven't heard by now, St. Louis Tea Party co-founder and CNN political analyst Dana Loesch landed in hot water recently when she spoke in defense of U.S. Marines videotaped urinating on the corpses of dead Taliban figh ... More >>

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    December 6, 2011

    Dana Loesch Departs St. Louis Tea Party

    Dana Loesch riles up the crowd during one of the Tea Party's first rallies in February 2009 under the Gateway Arch.​The co-founder of the St. Louis Tea Party has officially left the organization.  In a tweet this morning Dana Loesch writes: "Yes, I am finished with the St. Louis Tea Party. N ... More >>

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    October 8, 2011

    Glenn Beck and Sarah Palin: Defending the Republic

    Can you feel it? Discontent has been in the air this week. The news has been full of #OccupyWallStreet and its various regional sympathy protests. On the face of it, it's hard to think of something more diametrically opposed to the Occupy movement than "Defending The Republic," a rally/appearanc ... More >>

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    August 17, 2011

    Peter Kinder Spinning Lies; Claims Democratic Operative Works for RFT

    Cuckoo conspiracy: Kinder claims RFT provided this photo to ourselves. ​Lt. Governor Peter Kinder appeared on the Dana Loesch show on 97.1 FM this afternoon to address allegations a former stripper made against him last week in the Riverfront Times. Kinder admitted knowing Tammy Chapman when she w ... More >>

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    August 15, 2011

    Video: Andrew Breitbart Tells Dana Loesch to Butt Out

    Adam Shriver: Blogger v. Blogger​Progressive activist and blogger Adam Shriver finally got an opportunity to debate conservative activist and blogger Andrew Breitbart this weekend when the latter showed up in St. Louis for a move-on-up.org conference. Shriver, a doctoral student at Washington Univ ... More >>

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    July 25, 2011

    Norway Massacre Has Dana Loesch Claiming Right is Left

    Right or Left? Depends on which way the hot air blows.​St. Louis Tea Party co-founder and political pundit Dana Loesch thinks hard-line conservatives such as herself are being smeared by media accounts referring to Norway's Anders Behring Breivik as a "right-wing extremist." As you surely know, Br ... More >>

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    February 24, 2011

    More Fallout Over Speaker Tilley's "Race-Baiting" Comment; Right-Wing Media Fuming

    Tilley: When this guy is the Tea Party's public enemy No. 1, the whole world has gone insane.​A comment the Missouri House Speaker made this week regarding the fight over local control of the St. Louis police department has infuriated right-wing media -- and oddly -- placed free-market guru Rex Si ... More >>

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    February 21, 2011

    Ten Best Tweets from Fake Dana Loesch

    If you haven't heard by now, someone last week created a fake Twitter account for Dana Loesch, St. Louis' most hated and/or adored political pundit depending on your leanings.  ​The fake account (@fake_dloesch) closely resembles Loesch's real account (@dloesch), except for the comments -- int ... More >>

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    February 11, 2011

    CNN Adds Dana Loesch In Effort to Become More Political, Save Ratings

    Dana Loesch: Does she have the right (wing) stuff to save CNN?​The original cable news network (a.k.a. CNN) announced yesterday that it has hired St. Louis Tea Party co-founder Dana Loesch for its 2012 election coverage. The contract is the latest coup for Loesch, who -- in just a few years' time ... More >>

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    February 9, 2011

    Prepare Ye: The Launch of Tea Party Review is Nigh

    image via​In case you haven't noticed, the Tea Party isn't particularly pleased with the way it's being portrayed in the mainstream media. Or as Katrina Pierson, a founding member of the Dallas Tea Party, puts it: People are weary of the distorted version of the Tea Party movement that we see ... More >>

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    January 17, 2011

    Finalists for RFT Web Awards -- Revealed!

    ​The votes are in for the RFT's first-ever Web Awards! And while we're not about to tell you who won -- not quite yet, anyway -- we've got the full list of finalists right here.The winners were nominated by you and chosen by our esteemed panel of judges. We'll be announcing the winners online next ... More >>

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    January 17, 2011

    Finalists for RFT Web Awards -- Revealed!

    ​The votes are in for the RFT's first-ever Web Awards! And while we're not about to tell you who won -- not quite yet, anyway -- we've got the full list of finalists right here.The winners were nominated by you and chosen by our esteemed panel of judges. We'll be announcing the winners online next ... More >>

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    January 4, 2011

    Dana Loesch Radio Show Now Syndicated

    ​First it was shoes. Then it was booze. And these days? What does St. Louis have to offer the rest of the world? Try conservative talk-show hosts. Today Emmis Communications announced that Dana Loesch and her "Dana Show" will begin broadcasting next week on WIBC, Indianapolis, marking the first ti ... More >>

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    October 12, 2010

    Dana Loesch Takes Over as Editor of Breitbart's BigJournalism

    Jennifer SilverbergHer editorship, Dana Loesch.​Dana Loesch, the blogger, radio host, Tea Party speaker, conservative lightning rod and Riverfront Times cover subject, has taken on yet another role: editor-in-chief of Andrew Breitbart's BigJournalism.com. BigJournalism is the media watchdog po ... More >>

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    September 14, 2010

    Dana Loesch Meets Adam Shriver...Love Does Not Blossom

    Loesch (left) introduces Shriver to the term "meet and screed."​They met at last -- Tea Party darling Dana Loesch and blogger Adam Shriver. As regular Daily RFT readers know, Shriver runs the St. Louis Activist Hub -- a blog dedicated to fact-checking the spigot of hyperbole flowing from the local ... More >>

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    August 6, 2010

    Dana Loesch Takes on Case of the Missing Eagle Feathers

    ​Kevin Airis, star of last week's feature about how some Native American artifacts his family donated to the St. Louis Science Center 35 years ago have disappeared, will be discussing his story with Dana Loesch, star of another Riverfront Times feature from earlier this year, on Loesch's radio ... More >>

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    July 23, 2010

    Dana Loesch: Put In Her Place, Again, on Larry King

    St. Louis Tea Party darling Dana Loesch was on Larry King again last night, and once again she got put in her place. This time for her "laughably absurd" defense of the edited video that cost U.S.D.A. employee Shirley Sherrod this week. Hat tip to St. Louis Activist Hub.

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    July 14, 2010

    Dana Loesch's Husband Calls $2,500 Check From Ed Martin a "Non-Story"; Tutors Daily RFT on Journalism

    Photo: Jennifer SilverbergChris and Dana Loesch: Got each others back.​I just got off the phone with Chris Loesch, the husband of Tea Party personality Dana Loesch. Chris is upset with a post I published yesterday drawing attention to a $2,500 check that Republican candidate Ed Martin's campaign p ... More >>

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    July 13, 2010

    Payment of $2,500 at Center of Latest Dana Loesch Pissing Match

    Dana Loesch: Tea'd off, again.​There's some interesting bickering underway in the G.O.P. primary race for Missouri's 3rd Congressional District. And contrary to what you might expect, it doesn't involve the candidates hurling insults at each other -- at least not directly.The controversy surrounds ... More >>

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    June 30, 2010

    Larry King Retiring = Dana Loesch Needs New Outlet to Embarrass Herself on National TV

    King and that little pistol, Loesch.​So, didya hear that Larry King is wrapping it up? After a 25-year-run on CNN, the talk show host said he'll retire later this year. Which brings me to a bigger concern: Who's going to step in and give St. Louis Tea Party matriarch Dana Loesch the national atten ... More >>

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    May 26, 2010
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    May 19, 2010

    St. Louis Blogger Adam Shriver Gets National Nod for Online Battles vs. Dana Loesch

    Da' blogger: Adam Shriver​One of the Riverfront Times' favorite local bloggers, Adam Shriver of St. Louis Activist Hub recently received props from national political blog Media Matters for America. The left-of-center site used the contents of one of Shriver's recent posts to pick apart the "jour ... More >>

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    March 30, 2010

    Larry King Shuts Up Dana Loesch

    King points thumb, wonders "How did she get on my program?"​St. Louis Tea Party darling Dana Loesch got cut down last night by CNN host Larry King. Asked by King to explain the goal of the Tea Party, Loesch began rattling off the predictable drivel of lower taxes, smaller government and the "inten ... More >>

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    March 24, 2010

    Dana Loesch and Bill O'Reilly Butt Heads on O'Reilly Factor

    ​Back in January when Riverfront Times profiled the local Tea Party co-founder and 97.1-FM personality Dana Loesch, the conservative media publisher Andrew Breitbart told this newspaper that if Loesch was doing her thang out of New York, she'd be showing up on Fox News' Hannity and O'Reilly Factor ... More >>

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    March 10, 2010
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    March 3, 2010
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    February 24, 2010
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    July 31, 2009

    Best Comments on Daily RFT -- July 24-30

    flickr.com/photos/jeyhLet's hear that one more time. ​Because comments from you, dear readers, tend to get buried pretty quickly on this here blog, we thought it would be fun to highlight a few of our favorite responses for the week. So, here they are -- in no particular order...1. A post question ... More >>

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    July 24, 2009

    Daily RFT picks for Twitter's Follow Friday Blogher Edition

    Blogher, an annual conference for women bloggers, is taking place in Chicago this week. So I chose to pick out some St. Louisans who are attending. Sometimes you can get a unique perspective on an event by reading the tweets of those who attend. I'm fairly sure that this is not a complete list of al ... More >>

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    July 21, 2009

    Photos: Social Media Club of St. Louis July Meeting

    Photo by Bill StreeterPanelist assembled for a rivetting discussion of the law and Social Media ethics (click for larger view)The Social Media Club of St. Louis had their monthly networking event and panel discussion last week at Moulin. I have to give the organizers credit. They seem to consistentl ... More >>

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    February 27, 2009

    GOP Gone Wild! Silent Majority Gets Loud at "Tea Party" Under the Gateway Arch

    A few months ago, presidential hopeful Barack Obama drew 100,000 supporters to the Gateway Arch. On Friday morning, President Obama's opponents followed suit, drawing a few hundred critics of the federal government's economic stimulus package.At the rally, the president was referred to as a terroris ... More >>

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    March 26, 2008
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    March 14, 2008

    Post-Dispatch and STLtoday.com Drop "Mamalogues" Columnist Dana Loesch

    Dana Loesch's online "Mamalogues" column ran for the last time on STLtoday.com back on March 3. The RFT's "Best Newspaper Columnist" last year, Loesch was told the paper was discontinuing her byline in favor of longtime staffer Aisha Sultan's "Dirty Laundry" column in the print edition, as well as a ... More >>

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    November 19, 2007

    Daily Web Crawl

    Your daily guide to what they're whispering about in the next cubicle. HERE Although we're proud to be No. 1, we can't shake the burning sensation that comes with it. Dana Loesch will be a permanent fixture on the radio. National Blog Posting Month takes a turn for the mentally unstable. When t ... More >>

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    October 11, 2007

    Daily Web Crawl

    Your daily guide to what they're whispering about in the next cubicle. HERE Word on the street is that Bernie Federko's Steak & Sports Grille has closed, and Agave has opened; read all about it on Gut Check. What does Annie think of Radiohead's new CD, In Rainbows? Mamaloguer Dana Loesch, whom R ... More >>

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    December 15, 2006

    Mamaloguer (on the "Blunt" Tip)

    www.mamalogues.com Susan Hegger, assistant managing editor for features at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, says she and Kurt Greenbaum, online news director at stltoday.com, made the decision to pull the plug on Dana Loesch and Bob Rybarczyk's tag-team appearances in the paper's Tuesday print editio ... More >>

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    December 14, 2006

    Mamaloguer Too "Blunt" for Post-Dispatch

    www.mamalogues.com Blogger Dana Loesch, whose column "Mamalogues" has been running in the Tuesday Post-Dispatch every other week since July (and online once a week for about a year), has been dropped by the print edition of the paper, apparently because her musings about being a young St. Louis m ... More >>

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