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Entry from July 23, 2010
Stink Progress or StinkProgress (Think Progress nickname)

Think Progress is a blog from the progressive think tank, Center for American Progress. Critics of Think Progress have dubbed it “Stink Progress” (or “StinkProgress") since at least May 2007. 

Think Progress has also been nicknamed “Think Regress” (cited in print since at least May 2006).


Wikipedia: Center for American Progress
The Center for American Progress is a progressive public policy research and advocacy organization. Its website states that the organization is a “research and educational institute dedicated to promoting a strong, just, and free America that ensures opportunity for all.” It has its headquarters in Washington D.C.
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Think Progress
Think Progress is a blog edited by Shakir that “provide[s] a forum that advances progressive ideas and policies.”

Think Progress
About Think Progress
Think Progress is a project of the Center for American Progress Action Fund. The Center for American Progress Action Fund is a nonpartisan organization. Through this blog, CAPAF seeks to provide a forum that advances progressive ideas and policies.

ThinkProgress was voted “Best Liberal Blog” in the 2006 Weblog Awards and chosen as an Official Honoree in the 2009 Webby awards. It was also named best blog of 2008 by The Sidney Hillman Foundation, receiving an award for journalism excellence. In 2009, ThinkProgress was named a “Gold Award Winner” by the International Academy of Visual Arts.

How Did I Get So Much Cool?
Monday, May 14, 2007
Dear Kevin Rose...Digg Sucks!
Here are a few quick way to fix Digg. Block any submission to a rawstory, stinkprogress, media matters, crooks and liars, and lew rockwell.

Google Groups: alt.atheism
Newsgroups: alt.atheism
From: Bill Baker
Date: Fri, 07 Dec 2007 19:45:27 -0000
Local: Fri, Dec 7 2007 1:45 pm
Subject: Re: Oops, My Bitch Fred Caught in Yet Another Lie (GOP Hypocrisy in Staling 12 YO Boy)

Ah, of course, that utterly trustworthy and totally unbiased StinkProgress site. Yeah, they’re *sooo* honest.

Radio Equalizer
19 January 2008
Liberal Blog Twists Bob Grant Issue Into Partisan Attack
STINK PROGRESS
Lefties Spin Grant Award Spat, Ignore Truth
A major lefty blog has decided to use the Bob Grant lifetime achievement award withdrawal flap for partisan spin purposes, with laughably dishonest results.

And in order for Think Progress to make the smear piece work, they actually ignored similar praise for Grant’s legacy coming from their own side of the fence. How’s that for political sleaze?

Confederate Yankee
August 13, 2008
Arkansas Democratic Party Chairman Shot Killed: UPDATE: Shooter Was Fired Employee Former Employee Claim Walked Back
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COMMENTS
Wow… just went over and waded through the sewer that the libs are creating over this whole thing… what a mess. No matter WHAT the causation behind this shooting they’re over there at the ‘stinkprogress’ website cookin away like a bunch of demented conspirercy freaks. You would think that BY NOW if us conservatives were REALLY out to get them, that they themselves would have been tracked don, killed and skinned and that’d be that… talk about a bunch of wingnuts
Posted by: Big Country at August 13, 2008 03:32 PM

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patheticJT
Posted 20 January 2009 - 05:13 AM
its tough to find anything as comical as the daily kos, stink progress, andrew sullivan, and the huffington post to get denialist garbage humor from.

PerfectUnion BBS
raccol
08-28-2009, 11:55
Busted by the Daily Kooks and Stink Progress. Scary stuff.

News of the Restless
Short ‘n’ Stubby: Booby prize edition
Posted by Sabina Becker on December 16, 2009 5:53 PM
And today’s prize boobies are…
Matthew Yglesias of Think Progress, for getting Honduras and Ecuador mixed up. Just because they both grow bananas for the Yew Ess of Ay, is no reason for a so-called foreign policy expert to flunk geography. Or to misspell “daft”, come to that, because a coup in Honduras IS a big deal to Hondurans and their friends abroad, and to handle it (or mishandle it) as Obama & Co. did, is daft as a Bush. At this rate, Think Progress will be called Stink Progress.

Reddit (July 17, 2010)
Stink Progress Caught Manufacturing Racism in Tea Party Slam Video (pajamasmedia.com)

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