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Thursday, September 9, 2010



The woman whose photo was stolen and used on "Just Sue" blog left a comment there.  She directs part of it to the blogging community:

"Sue said...

This is the real Sue whose identity has been stolen. I don't know who you are but your actions are fraudulent, as well as extremely damaging and dangerous. Be assured I'll find out who you are. To others - don't give this imposter the attention he/she is seeking. It is a complete and total fraud. "

A brand new blog "Just Sue" was set up at the end of July, early August.  The owner of the blog calls him/herself "Just Sue."  When I read Just Sue's comments on other rightwing blogs and when I read the blog posts on "Just Sue," the writing sounded very familiar--in fact the "voice" of the writer matches exactly that of another blogger, "the malcontent."  One really salient give-away was the misspelling of the word "mosque" in "Just Sue's" posts:  it was misspelled exactly the same way in "the malcontent's" blog posting as "masque."

After a little searching on the internet, I discovered that the photo used on "Just Sue" belongs to a woman named Sue Xxxxxxx who is on facebook.  (I've been in  contact with this woman and told her I would protect her privacy by not using her last name, even though I found it on the "Just Sue" blog.)

On further investigation, the woman whose photo was stolen--WHOSE IDENTITY WAS STOLEN AND USED TO SET UP THE BLOG "JUST SUE,"  I discovered her interests  are not in agreement with the person who stole her identity.   In fact, the REAL Sue told me that what the "Just Sue" blog represents is completely opposite to her beliefs. 

On her facebook page, the real Sue lists NPR as an "interest."  PLEASE REMEMBER THIS.  I'll comment on it below.

That finally convinced me that someone--and I do believe it is "the malcontent"--stole Sue X.'s photo and made up a false identity for the photo's image that had nothing in common with her.

Here's a comment exchange on another blog that convinced me:

Shaw Kenawe said...

Dear malcontent...I mean "Just Sue." Thank you so much for copying and pasting your spittle-flecked, vein-popping screeds all over the conservative blogsphere.
You've made me famous!
You seem not to be able to stop yourself from talking about moi. And you know what psychiatrists say about that sort of compulsion, don't you "Just Sue/mal?"
I must have touched a very publicly exposed nerve.
BTW, stop lying about what I said, and I'll stop telling the truth about you.
9/2/10 2:49 PM


tha malcontent said...

"I must have touched a very publicly exposed nerve."
You have fun with that one! But you can be sure that I wouldn't get near enough to YOU to exposed a nerve or anything else!~
I have an intense fear of Snakes.
/2/10 3:58 PM

I eventually contacted the real Sue whose photo was stolen by the fraudulent blogger.

Here is the real Sue X.'s emails to me.

Clear flagBlogTuesday, September 7, 2010 9:36 PMFrom: "Sue Xxxxxxx" Add sender to ContactsTo:


Thank you for notifying me about the person using my photo on their blog. This is to advise you that this is an unauthorized use of my photo and identity. I have reported this abuse to the website and will pursue further action demanding that this situation be resolved. I appreciate your assistance - please confirm that you have received this message.

Sue Xxxxxxx


From: Sue Xxxxxxx

Subject: Re: Blog
To: "Joanne"
Date: Wednesday, September 8, 2010, 2:01 PM


No, none of this is true. And everything in that blog is so anti-everything I believe in. This is really upsetting. Does this come from facebook? I'm thinking about shutting down my page.


 I have the original emails to prove they are not made up. 

The REAL Sue has been forced to shut down her facebook page as a result of discovering that the person who set up the "Just Sue" blog not only STOLE HER PHOTO IDENTITY, but has, on further investigation, taken it and placed it on dozens of other rightwing blogs a a "follower" of those blogs.

The real Sue, whose photo identity was stolen, has her image all over the internet on rightwing blogs as a follower of blogs whose philosophies and opinions SHE DOES NOT AGREE WITH.


Activities suethedumper joined *Me and Mine in a Small Town-
on *Me and Mine in a Small Town 8/30/10
Activities suethedumper joined Adrienne's Corner-
Activities suethedumper joined America! Oh How We'll Miss You!-
Activities suethedumper joined Can we keep our Republic?-
on Can we keep our Republic? 8/30/10
Activities suethedumper joined Common Sense-
on Common Sense 9/1/10

And finally, another blogger who suspected what I did, left a comment on "Just Sue" the other day:

The J Mopper said...

Sue - I was just wondering how you got into blogging and am curious how can you like NPR but yet be so far right in your posts?


1. Who is NPR?

2. Maybe because I'm so fed up and disgusted at the way the FAR LEFT is running and ruining this country. And how their policies are destroying our country! And maybe because while I see while the country going to hell in a hand basket, Obama is out playing Golf and Michell is out spending money like it's going out of style, and maybe it's because I see the the people currently running Congress are the biggest thugs in the country. I hope that answers you question..
Fellow bloggers and other interested parties, this is an example of how certain fanatics on the Right operate. Not all, of course, but there is a cabal of bloggers who are dishonest, deceitful, and, IMHO deranged--so deranged that one stole a woman's photo identity, blogged under it, and spread it around the internet.  This has caused the REAL Sue distress, and forced her to shut down her facebook page.
I'll let my fellow bloggers decide what they think should be down about someone so craven that they would use an unsuspecting, innocent woman as cover for their hateful bile against liberals and President Obama.


Infidel753 said...


I wonder what Malcontent will have to say for himself. You seem to have a pretty open-and-shut case here.

"Just Sue" was a good choice of name, though. It's what the real Sue should do.

The decent right-wingers like Pamela Hart and Rational Nation need to hear about this.

The J Mopper said...

I think Mal/Ralphie is a fraud too.

Joe said...

If you are correct, it is more than a bit unfortunate. As to damages...well, I'm not so sure.

There are lots of blogs out there with similar and/or identical names, just as there are lots of same-name songs and same-name books. In fact, I once attributed something to a blog with the same name as another blog and was summarily set straight on it...for which I was grateful.

There is some real question in the law about whether the use of a picture, once place on the Internet, is protected if it is not copywrited.

I'm having a hard time understanding what the motive might be for someone doing such a thing.

Is it your contention that they know each other and some harm was intended?

If it was accidental, no harm-no foul.

Were I in the "offender's" shoes (aside from the fact that my feet would hurt), I think I might take steps to recify the situation.

Your angst over the situation seems a little extreme to me.

Do YOU know either of them personally? How do you have a dog in this fight?

Sue said...

great investigative work Shaw! Whoever the real malcontent is, please stand up! I believe my troll lisa is also mal, "her" blog is awfully suspect and so are her followers. What is not suspect is mal choosing the name Sue, afterall he squirms whenever I visit him. His followers are a bunch of deluded morons. Get it joe, morons, you have been had brother!

TAO said...

Leave it to Jo-Joe to dance totally around the issue...

Why does mal need more than one blog? Why does mal have to feel that he can steal someones picture and there identity to create another blog?

Then Jo-Joe who likes to claim that being invited to post comments on his blog is like being asked into his living room...

Yet now he is claiming that someones profile on facebook is a public forum rather than a private forum...

Jo-Joe...can't have your cake and eat it too...if your blog is your private domain then Sue's profile and her picture are her private domain...

But then again you are not all that interested in defending the truth as much as you are in trying to hide the obvious...

Life As I Know It Now said...

Thanks for the detective work! Holding these cretins to the wall for their behavior is absolutely necessary.

Shaw Kenawe said...

Joe wrote:

"There are lots of blogs out there with similar and/or identical names, just as there are lots of same-name songs and same-name books. In fact, I once attributed something to a blog with the same name as another blog and was summarily set straight on it...for which I was grateful."

Joe, this issue is NOT about same name blogs or songs or books. Not even remotely connected.

This is about IDENTITY STEALING. The person who set up the blog "Just Sue" stole a woman's photo from the internet, made up a profile about her and spread it around to other rightwing blogs.

There is no excuse for doing such a cowardly thing. Didn't the person who set up "Just Sue" have his or her own photo? Or, as other bloggers do, use a non-human avatar. It is true that the REAL Sue had her photo on the 'net and, therefore, anyone could steal it and use it.

An honorable person would not stoop so low as to use someone else's photo--no matter how available it is--to commit fraud.

But what is the most incredible part of your answer to me is not that you don't find this action totally repugnant and dishonest, but what you wrote at the end.

My angst sounds extreme?

Joe, my friend, have you ever read the "angst" you reveal every day on your blog about President Obama and Liberals?

Pot may I introduce you to kettle?

Lastly, you wonder why I got involved in this, unless I know either personally.

I don't know the person who calls him/herself "Just Sue," he/she visited your blog, and you were delighted to have him/her comment and in turn visited his/her blog and encouraged the blather written there.

It appears you're the one with a dog in this fight, and it appears you feel it necessary to defend the cur.

Infidel753 said...

This is one reason why I would never let a photo of me get on the internet. That "Unjust Sue" blog has apparently been going for some time, and the real Sue didn't even know about it until Shaw contacted her.

Even if Sue can't sue, at least some "naming and shaming" of The Miscreant, I mean The Malcontent, seems in order. Hence the value of this posting.

For anyone who thinks such an action is no big deal, how would you like to see your name and photo used to set up a blog/profile advocating things you find repugnant?

Sue said...

exactly Infidel! This fake blogging by conservatives is because their blogs get little traffic, comments and following, so they have to make things up! They have to boost their own egos by posting fakes in their followers list, how pathetic is that?? I was ridiculed by righties because I was so proud of my 50 (at the time) followers, well at least mine are REAL people!!

Joe said...

Woah! I am on your side on this issue, just not as vehemently. I see it as an offense, but not as extreme an offense as you see it.

This absolutely proves that you care nothing about proper representation, you just want to fight, no matter the reason. If it is a conservative, even if he agrees with you, he is wrong.

Just as I thought.

The J Mopper said...

Joe wrote: "This absolutely proves that you care nothing about proper representation, you just want to fight, no matter the reason."

Joe, may I ask who your doctor is so that I can contact him to have your medication checked?

Shaw Kenawe said...

Vehemence, Joe? Here the definition of that word:

"vehemence - the property of being wild or turbulent; "the storm's violence"
ferocity, fierceness, furiousness, violence, wildness, fury
intensiveness, intensity - high level or degree; the property of being intense
savageness, savagery -"

You'll find a real example of that below in "Just Sue's" post about me.

Your statements on this subject are what reasonable people could characterize as wishy-washy and equivocating--not wanting to take a principled stand--not willing to unequivocally say that what this blogger did was cowardly.

May I point out that you do have a "dog" in this? I'll remind you of how you answered "Just Sue's" post about me on his/her blog:


"Whiny, ignorant, backward, spoiled, snooty, hypocritical Liberals.

Let's see, where to start...
I had left a comment on a fellow conservative's blog, a gentleman that goes by the name of Jo-Joe Politico, and was attacked by a ultra liberal foolish women that was so full of hatred that I won't even give her the satisfaction of posting her name or her blog. Yes, this was yet another example of political correctness/zero-tolerance of the far left.
Leftist's like her are a scourge on society and have openly declared war on all freedom loving Americans. Just try to get your point across such as agreeing with the Glenn Beck Rally and they always come in with there stupid holier than thou attitude.
A long time ago there was a type of people called traitors and it seems as if this sort of people are once again returning to America. And I attribute this to Mr. Barack Obama. These people are helping the enemy, but now they are simply called liberals, the term traitor no longer exists as do many of our other terms and phrases that Mr. Barack Obama objects to. The term hypocrisy is fitting for their name.
The one that I am addressing to from my encounter at Jo-Joe Politico's blog is a whiny, ignorant, backward, spoiled, snooty, hypocritical MORON."


Joe said...
Hi, Sue. She is a real trip. We have exchanged comments for a long time, and she never changes her mind about anything...facts or no facts.

Joe, I've never used name-calling at your blog,--I have talked about attitudes, but never called you names. You apparently have no problem with this blogger and his taunts and rages over an innocuous comment I made at your blog [I have it saved to prove my point].

You'd rather associate with the writer of that screed? That's your choice.

My mother used to tell us this when we were kids:

"Show me who your friends are, and I'll tell you who YOU are."

Good luck with your friend, "A Boy Named Sue."

(O)CT(O)PUS said...

Shaw, a word of warning about Joe-Joe. I had an encounter with him in 2008 when he came to the Zone as a ‘hit-and-run’ troll. I followed him back to his weblog and left a comment informing him that trolls are not welcome at the Zone. He deleted the comment but left my screen ID intact. Then he added his own comment accusing me of unseemly abuse. Since my original comment had been deleted, there was no way to catch him in the act of lying. If you find his remarks about Just Sue to be incomprehensible, it is because Joe-Joe himself has been a dishonest and malicious partisan.

Captain Fogg was similarly victimized about 18 months ago. With a little help from some friends, the culprit was traced to a street address. As soon as the culprit was discovered, our good Captain received an apology, and the cyber-attacks stopped.

I seem to recall an incident a year ago wherein Bluepitbull accused someone of stealing his screen ID. Not that I am making excuses for another infamous cyber-bully, but I recall that BPB and Malcontent had some kind of falling out. That is when BPB’s problems started. TAO and I have long suspected Malcontent and Wordsmith of being Internet Psy-Ops thugs.

Finally, I bring this article to your attention: Massive Censorship Of Digg Uncovered, about how right wing hackers gamed the Digg website to bury articles from liberal authors. Not all right wingers, it seems, believe in a free, open and democratic exchange of ideas. Some regard politics as an act of guerrilla warfare and behave as thugs.

Shaw Kenawe said...

Thank you (O)CT(O) for your informative input.

I hope this blog wakes up the reasonable, honest righties to how some bloggers on the fringe right give a bad name to all.

If I were to find a leftie blogger engaging in fraud, as "Just Sue" has, I would not hesitate to condemn that person.

Why certain people on the right engage in treachery and cowardice is a mystery to me.

Arthurstone said...

I'm amazed how patient folks are with Joe.

Happily I'm not one of them.

Thanks for the back story Octo.

Surprising. I wouldn't have thought Joe that ambitious.

That duplicitous without a doubt...

BB-Idaho said...
This comment has been removed by a blog administrator.
(O)CT(O)PUS said...

After I left my last comment here (above @ 5:07 PM), I visited the bogus Just Sue weblog and left a comment about the fraud and the chorus of sycophants who were hoodwinked by the fraudster.

I just returned from dinner and checked the bogus Just Sue weblog. The entire post was removed. In my email box, I found this message from someone calling himself Chuck Cheeze at a Hotmail address:

"Look dick head, I served for 6 years in this mans army (...) So don't you DARE and call right-wingers the names that you always seem to (...) You rammed burning of the US flag down the throats of people and do so with glee anytime something upsets your sorry ass."

The rest of the email is too ugly to print. Any conjecture about who this might be? Whenever I receive hate mail, my policy is to report these to the email service provider and notify law enforcement.

(O)CT(O)PUS said...

BTW, BB-Idaho. I googled the same info ... that is NOT the same Just Sue photo. Spin again.

Sue said...

Octo it sounds exactly like our malcontent from NYC...

Sue said...

I just came from my first visit to "Just Sue" and couldn't help but notice the spelling and grammar mistakes on the last couple of posts compared to the very first posts when "she" started the blog.
It seems like a change of authors? The writing was very different. What a bunch of "morans"! :-)

Silverfiddle acts so intelligent but he sure has been taken for a fool, he even defended "Sue", too funny...

Leslie Parsley said...

Joe - FYI: Anything (text, picture, video, painting, etc.) a person creates is immediately copyrighted. But it is better if people register their works, content, etc., with the Copyright Office. U.S. Copyright law, which follows the Berne Convention, are the same across the board and are no different on the Internet.

Obviously the malcontent has multiple personalities and is in need of psychiatric help - preferably in a padded cell before he seriously hurts someone.

This poor lady's picture is on Lisa's blog as a follower. There is nothing funny about this kind of misrepresentation.

I know we libs can get carried away sometimes but I don't remember seeing this kind of criminal activity. You did a good thing in contacting this lady, Shaw.

Unknown said...

And no one believed me when I said this guy was a pretender. He is also Right is Right. And many other blogs with lame sentences as titles.

Good that someone was smart enough to figure the speech pattern out.


Shaw Kenawe said...
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Shaw Kenawe said...

I think I'm going to faint!

Shaw Kenawe said...


Both malcontent and Just Sue often steal articles from rightwing sites, and once in a while he gives it attribution, but the majority of the time he incorporates it in his rants without attribution.

IOW, he steals people's identity AND their work.


Your email sounds suspiciously like a malcontent rant--he always uses his service in the military as a cudgel to stop anyone from questioning his motives.

I have a list of blogs and their url addresses. One of them is "Obammy is a Shammy" and it is, I'm pretty certain another of mal's blog.

Also, does anyone remember The Professor of Life? I found his photo on a sexual dominance website useing someone else's name.

There's a service on the internet that identifies photos and sends you to other places on the 'net where those photos are displayed.

I caught another blogger, "Debbies Choice" using a Chinese Hot Chick site for her photo.

It's like shooting fish in a barrel.

Shaw Kenawe said...

Professor of Life

About me
I'm a happily married man with 2 wonderful children and a wonderful wife.
In September of 1990 I was deployed to the liberation of Kuwait under President George Bush in as a First Lieutenant, following Iraq's invasion of Kuwait. Where I served for 18 months. Operation Desert Shield was the operational name.
Now I am a Professor in one of New York Cities great Universities. I may not be a rocket scientist, but I like to think that I am well-versed in American Politics. I've been to the Middle East, Europe, Africa, Central America, and pretty much all over Asia . And I’m sorry to say that many of the people I met all over the world were pretty much more informed about American politics than most Americans.
Links Professor of Life

Go to this LINK and scroll down to "IMAGINE THIS."

Shaw Kenawe said...

That link was broken. Try this.

Professor of Life

TAO said...

This is all so cute...

Lisa is over giving malcontent a link and an "FYI"

Professor of life pictured on a porn site...

BPB...buddy, we knew this all a long time just doesn't matter because malcontent is useless and ignorant...

It was obvious when Pam lost all those followers that they all were the same person...

What is really Monty Phyton like is the fact that most of these folks are just commenting on their own blogs...they are having conversations with themselves!

I did forget all about Heil Helga (Right Is Right)...

Rational has a couple of commentors on his blog that all come from one person...

Whew, and I only blog for the fun of it....not real sure why all the need to create all these personalities...seems like a lot of work. But then again I am trying to figure out where Jo Joe agreed with you....

Unknown said...

Yeah, whatever. If you knew it, you maliciously kept quiet about it.

Whats done is done. With or without permission, I'm going to link Shaw's post on this. It's time this subversive crap stop.

Shaw Kenawe said...

Oh crap. Is the Donald in on this too? How the hell would he know about a brand new blog with very few followers and commenters?

The J Mopper said...
Sue - I was just wondering how you got into blogging and am curious how can you like NPR but yet be so far right in your posts?

September 8, 2010 9:31 AM
Just Sue said...

1. Who is NPR?
2. Maybe because I'm so fed up and disgusted at the way the FAR LEFT is running and ruining this country. And how their policies are destroying our country! And maybe because while I see while the country going to hell in a hand basket, Obama is out playing Golf and Michell is out spending money like it's going out of style, and maybe it's because I see the the people currently running Congress are the biggest thugs in the country. I hope that answers you question..

September 9, 2010 7:31 AM
Donald Douglas said...
I don't even call them "liberals" anymore. They're leftists or radicals, and yeah, I'll be glad when they're out!

September 9, 2010 8:57 PM

TAO said...


Living proof of all that is wrong with public education and unions....

Glad to see he reads a blog of someone that doesn't exist....

TAO said...


Now, now...remember, I like you...and remember the emails we exchanged?

You do have to admit Malcontent makes a better Heil Helga then he does a Malcontent...

6 years in the marines and they turned him into a foul mouthed crazy bitch....

(O)CT(O)PUS said...

Shaw, confirmed about your suspicions. The email received earlier does have the earmarks of a Malcontent rant. Curiously, however, I have reason to believe it was written in response to a comment made at T101's place.

None of this matters because TAO, Captain Fogg, myself and others have long believed that these are Internet Psy-Ops thugs. Their goal is disrupt our blogs and discussion groups and waste our time.

Our best defense is to go about our business and not let these thugs distract or demoralize us. Also consider this: This is an election cycle and it will get even uglier than usual. Expect more of the same but if you respond to it, you are allowing them to get the best of you and accomplish their objectives.

As Bloggingdino always says: A minute wasted on these freaks is a minute you will never get back. Don't let them sucker you.

Sue said...

thats why I keep telling my friends to STOP responding to lisa before I can get there and delete her.

I remember when lisa put up a blogtitle but no content and the professor was a follower! I thought that was so weird. They are all interconnected or the same person and yes they are trying to disrupt our work. On my feedjit lisa will be located in Canada or Garden City NY. I guess when it says NY Mal is filling in for her and writing the lameass comments! UGH!!!

The J Mopper said...

Check this out:

Mal's other alter ego Lisa is warning him about Shaw's post concerning his newest alter ego...Freud would block off the rest of his life with this therapy!

Shaw Kenawe said...

Hi J Mopper,

TAO clued us in on this last night.

"Just Sue" and "the malcontent" are curiously quiet.

What is interesting is that the famously strident and vicious Professor Donald was found commenting on "Just Sue" last night.

How did he find this brand new blog?

I'm guessing Professor Donald lurks here and at other liberal blogs.

He apparently admires the fraud, "Just Sue."

There's no accounting for taste.

Shaw Kenawe said...

BTW, I've asked "Just Sue" to do the decent thing and remove the stolen photo from his blog and from all the other blogs where he posted it as a "follower."

He can keep his "Just Sue" running, just take that photo down.

That was the main thrust of this post, and what I told the real Sue I would try to accomplish.

I hope the reasonable rightwing bloggers will put pressure on "Just Sue" and make him do the decent thing.

Pamela Zydel said...

Shaw: Even though Sue X is distressed over this situation, I’m sure she is extremely thankful you informed her of the fraudulent use of her identity so that she can report it and rectify the crime.

I’m of the belief that no one should EVER take ANYTHING that belongs to someone else without their permission, and that includes their identity!

This is SO dishonorable and I’m disgusted but hope that no one thinks that I or other principled Conservatives would resort to such revolting tactics.

Shaw Kenawe said...

Pam, no one would think you would do what the owner of "Just Sue" did.

In fact, if you look at the first comment by Infidel753, he suggested that "the decent right-wingers like Pamela Hart and Rational Nation need to hear about this."

You make your case and give your opinion without demeaning and degrading those whom you disagree with.

That's why people admire you and hold you up as an example of "The Loyal Opposition."

Just because someone can do it--take a photo from the internet and use it on a blog--doesn't mean it should be done or is the decent thing to do.

I believe the person who did this dirty deed believes that the Park51Communiity Center/Mosque should not be placed near GZ even though the owners have the right to do so.

Apparently the "Just Sue" blog owner believes in applying that rule to others but not himself.

TAO said...

I know it doesn't matter to The Malcontent, nor to Joe-Joe based upon his comments but lets remember the individual in the photo is an individual who now has this internet persona that is not her own...

What if an employer stumbled on this blog? What if a fellow employee or her family?

She would of course deny ownership but the reality is this blog has her photo and thus for the unknowing that signifies ownership.

What right, in his pursuit of fun and games does THE MALCONTENT have to steal someone elses identity?

Which, when stealing a photo that is exactly what he is doing and opening this individual to the potential trouble that this could cause?

Why is THE MALCONTENT, in his desire to be cute and troublesome so willing to drag innocent individuals into situations that they have no desire to be in?

Somehow he believes that the end justifies the means...but it doesn't.

But I do believe that it is time that someone on right cleans up this hornets nest and demands a higher standard from their own fellow believers.

It should not always be Liberals such as Octy, Shaw, Truth, and Capt Fogg who have to do the heavy lifting to expose this mess...

As Glenn Beck says, "RESTORE HONOR" and start in your own yard...

(O)CT(O)PUS said...

Pamela, I don't like labels anymore so I don't consider you a right winger or a conservative, but I do consider you as part of our extended community of friends.

Labels are polarizing and constrain thought. The purpose of polemics and propaganda is to control thought, and I refuse to let myself be controlled by anyone ... especially punks and cyber-bullies. That is why I suggest it is best to ignore them, delete them, remove them from your life as you would treat any virus.

Dervish Sanders said...

I'd like to think people perceive some integrity behind my blog and my ID. I want people to know I'm not a faker, I'm a real person and my blog represents my actual viewpoints. I don't know what the point of blogging is if those things aren't true.

The Malcontent's theft and deception were not an accident, as Joe suggests. "No harm, no foul"? I think not. Hopefully the real Sue will be successful in stopping this jackass from using her likeness to promote his idiotic Right-wing beliefs.

Octo, I like labels. They are a convenient way to quickly let people know where you stand. I use them to describe myself on my blog, and I shall continue using them. I'm proud to wear the progressive label. If anyone wants to consider me something other than what I SAY I AM... I don't know what to say to that... other than YOU'RE WRONG. I define what I am, not you.

(O)CT(O)PUS said...

I believe it was George Orwell who said (rough paraphrase): "If thought informs language, language also informs thought." Cognitive linguistics teaches us much about how language controls thought ... labels, sloganeering, repetitions of talking points, eliminationist rhetoric, stereotyping, bigotry and hatred, marching orders, groupthink. These are the tools of polemicists and propagandists. I prefer to be master of my own mind without puppet masters pulling my strings.

I distrust political shorthand.

Shaw Kenawe said...

Fellow bloggers,

The real Sue placed a comment on the "Just Sue" fradulent blog:

Sue said...
This is the real Sue whose identity has been stolen. I don't know who you are but your actions are fraudulent, as well as extremely damaging and dangerous. Be assured I'll find out who you are. To others - don't give this imposter the attention he/she is seeking. It is a complete and total fraud.

September 10, 2010 4:31 PM

Anonymous said...


the person or persons who pulled this dirty trick and stole that woman's photo is/are emblematic of the right today. they can't win the debate on merit, so they cheat, lie, and steal.

And America is thinking of putting them back in power?

Sue said...

WOW! Go Sue!!

Joe "Truth 101" Kelly said...

We have local right wing bloggers who have converstaions with themselves.

This is a widespread disease. I don't know if it's paid usurpers as TAO thinks it may be or just one or two idiots who think they're serving the republican party.

The Long Beach troll still visits me every day. If I ever decide to monetize I hope he keeps it up.

Shaw Kenawe said...

BB Idaho,

The real Sue asked me to take down anything personal about her in my comment section. I have no idea whether what you found on the net is related to this woman, and (O)CT(O) thinks it's the wrong person.

Anyway to be safe, I've taken the comment down.

It is no reflection on you or your comment.


BB-Idaho said...

Thanks Shaw. I got caught up in the 'chase', and felt badly after reporting what I found-apologies to the real Sue. I e-mailed
Octo regarding the validity
of my findings.

Anonymous said...

As a conservative blogger, I’m very offended by the wacko who calls himself malcontent/ralphie. I’m also offended by his pretention of being a New Yorker; I happen to be a real New Yorker! Malcontent/ralphie claims he came here from Louisiana, but that’s total bullshit. I can’t see how an illiterate moron like him could actually move to NY, get a job, and survive here. In fact, I’m really barking up the wrong tree because everything about malcontent/ralphie is fake. I don’t really know if he’s a man or a woman. Ralphie, grandma zaza, etc. is a sick individual who is either a real idiot, or pretends to be one. I don’t know if ralphie/malcontent is really a conservative, (hope not) or just a liberal who wants to make us look bad. His rambling post filled with spelling errors, grammatical errors, punctuation errors, etc. are a total embarrassment – if they are in fact real. The people who regularly comment on his/her blog are either total imbeciles, or they are in fact ralphie himself. There is one particular regular by the name of Dave Miller who comments on all of ralphie’s posts, while also commenting on all of the other phony blogs run by this sicko. Dave Miller is either a sick bastard, just like ralphie, or he is in fact, ralphie. The real question is why would a person take us up all this energy and time to establish a phony persona on the blogosphere? What does ralphie hope to gain from all of this? Sick, sick, sick!