A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from June 30, 2010
Rightosphere (right blogosphere)

The “rightosphere” is the “right blogosphere,” containing blogs of the political right. The term “rightosphere” has been in print since at least May 2005. A similar term—using Latin-- is “dextrosphere” (since April 2005).

The opposite of rightosphere/dextrosphere is “leftosphere” (since March 2006) or “sinistrosphere” (since July 2005).


The Iraq War Was Wrong
Wednesday, May 18, 2005
Come on over
(...)
I’m serious people, that’s all they’ve got at this point of the rightosphere.

A Chequer-Board of Nights and Days
Making sense of the Blogosphere
Posted by Jon Henke on Thu Apr 13, 2006 at 11:11:45 AM EST
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1. The Leftosphere jumped all over the apparent lie.
2. The Rightosphere pointed out that “two other teams that initially inspected the trailers” dissented from that view, which means the issue wasn’t quite as open and shut as the Post story would seem to indicate.

Don’t Get Married
Deborah Frisch Update
Post by khankrumthebulgar on Sept 14, 2006, 8:49am
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For those of you just tuning in, Deb made a name for herself in the rightosphere by making altogether disturbing, one might say John Mark Karr-esque comments about Goldstein’s family.

Mutnodjmet’s Musings
Thursday, September 28, 2006
I AM NOT EVIL
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I do know, however, that many bloggers and posters on the “Rightosphere” are very comfortable espousing hatred toward an entire group of people.

CBS News
NEW YORK, Jan. 10, 2007
“Pillow Angel” Sparks Online Debate
Bloggers Outraged At Parental Decision To Stunt Growth Of Disabled Daughter

By Melissa McNamara
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Conservative bloggers questioned the AP’s source for that information — an Iraqi policeman named Jamil Hussein — after the U.S. military and the Iraq Interior Ministry initially said there was no Iraqi policeman by that name. Bloggers claimed it was evidence that the media was trying to portray a grimmer picture of Iraq than actually existed, and suggested that the source was a fake. Blogger Digby called it the “rightosphere’s Jamail Hussein witch hunt.”

New York (NY) Times
Republicans Shun Debate, and Right Cries Out
By KATHARINE Q. SEELYE
Published: August 1, 2007
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Mr. Henke, for one, thinks the Democratic dominance on the Web will last only as long as the Democrats are out of power.

“Politics in America are very cyclical, and the left is on the upswing,” he said. “Elect President Hillary Clinton and you’ll see a much stronger Rightosphere as the right gradually finds leadership and develops the tools to deal with their grievances.”

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityGovernment/Law/Politics/Military • (0) Comments • Wednesday, June 30, 2010 • Permalink