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The article talks about these leading Conservative personalities, but really, who’s that MKHammer person? ;-)

Tom Servo on December 13, 2013 at 3:34 PM

Does a Salem publishing arm mean we will finally get the much anticipated Allahpundit memoir?

Mark1971 on December 13, 2013 at 3:36 PM

Honestly, I never visit TH. It’s tough to navigate, especially when compared to HotGas. Almost too much information on the front page, like nasty Huffpo. Could be wrong. /shrug

Good luck on the continuing purchases. I know many of the commenters here aren’t a fan of Erick, but Redstate does supply some good commentary.

LaughterJones on December 13, 2013 at 3:36 PM

So is AllahPundit going to become a Fox News contributor? Will he reveal his face or will he hide behind a cat?

rbj on December 13, 2013 at 3:39 PM

Someone who wanted to promote the conservative message rather than just profit off running an echo chamber wouldn’t buy up more right-wing properties. Instead they’d buy checkout-stand magazines. Think about how much good could be done by a right-of-center women’s magazine.

Fabozz on December 13, 2013 at 3:39 PM

You work for them AP. Don’t they keep you in the loop? How can they possibly make any decisions without consulting their Candy-Ass CEO?

NotCoach on December 13, 2013 at 3:42 PM

So is AllahPundit going to become a Fox News contributor? Will he reveal his face or will he hide behind a cat?

rbj on December 13, 2013 at 3:39 PM

Hiding behind pu$$y isn’t so bad.

NotCoach on December 13, 2013 at 3:42 PM

My DISQUS account is for sale…cheap.
Just throwing that out there.

OxyCon on December 13, 2013 at 3:42 PM

So is AllahPundit going to become a Fox News contributor? Will he reveal his face or will he hide behind a cat?

rbj on December 13, 2013 at 3:39 PM

He will be in shadow and his voice will be distorted.

Illinidiva on December 13, 2013 at 3:43 PM

You work for them AP. Don’t they keep you in the loop? How can they possibly make any decisions without consulting their Candy-Ass CEO?

Ha. No, no keeping us in the loop on this one. We don’t deal with any part of the business side of things.

Allahpundit on December 13, 2013 at 3:43 PM

Establishment buying up the few big voices the conservative movement has. This is isn’t new. Breitbart will eventually be the next target.

nobar on December 13, 2013 at 3:45 PM

He will be in shadow and his voice will be distorted.

Illinidiva on December 13, 2013 at 3:43 PM

And he’ll appear under the pseudonym, ‘Dental Dam’. I’m looking forward to his first interview with Bob Woodward.

NotCoach on December 13, 2013 at 3:45 PM

As long as the moron Erickson doesn’t start contributing here. It’s bad enough when he comments.

E L Frederick (Sniper One) on December 13, 2013 at 3:51 PM

As long as the moron Erickson doesn’t start contributing here. It’s bad enough when he comments.

E L Frederick (Sniper One) on December 13, 2013 at 3:51 PM

I second that.

Mark1971 on December 13, 2013 at 3:52 PM

I’m sure the IRS will be scrutinizing this one quite closely. Get ready for the audit coming any second now.

Zetterson on December 13, 2013 at 3:53 PM

Ha. No, no keeping us in the loop on this one. We don’t deal with any part of the business side of things.

Allahpundit on December 13, 2013 at 3:43 PM

If this deal is real they get Regency Publishing as well. We gonna see a nice coffee table, picture book from you?

NotCoach on December 13, 2013 at 3:54 PM

As long as the moron Erickson doesn’t start contributing here. It’s bad enough when he comments.

E L Frederick (Sniper One) on December 13, 2013 at 3:51 PM

He can’t ban you here on a whim, yet.

RickB on December 13, 2013 at 4:18 PM

And he’ll appear under the pseudonym, ‘Dental Dam’. I’m looking forward to his first interview with Bob Woodward.

NotCoach on December 13, 2013 at 3:45 PM

I’m thinking something a bit more spectacular…like “The AllahP-Bashir News Hour” or something….you know, along the Hannity-Skeletor line.

BobMbx on December 13, 2013 at 4:26 PM

“If you only knew the power….”

princetrumpet on December 13, 2013 at 4:29 PM

rbj on December 13, 2013 at 3:39 PM

I hold the theory that Allahpundit and AceofSpades are the same person.

BigGator5 on December 13, 2013 at 4:35 PM

I hold the theory that Allahpundit and AceofSpades are the same person.

BigGator5 on December 13, 2013 at 4:35 PM

Have you ever actually seen AllahP and Newt G. in the same photo? Ever?

Hmmmmm……….

BobMbx on December 13, 2013 at 4:42 PM

This is all part of the Huckabee campaign isn’t it?

kcewa on December 13, 2013 at 5:08 PM

I think it was Roy Orbison who sang ‘It’s Over’.

celtic warrior on December 13, 2013 at 5:09 PM

Hot D*mns,…,

the USS Hot Air
USS TownHall
USS Red State
USS Human Events
USS Twitchy,

plying the waters of the net!!

Veddy Nice Task Force!!!!

canopfor on December 13, 2013 at 6:14 PM

Interesting!

Perhaps Human Events will benefit from a wider on line audience. John Hayward (formerly DocZero in the Green Room) is a great writer.

notta_dhimmi on December 13, 2013 at 7:41 PM

In other news, Rush Limbaugh plans on buying Sean Hannity’s hair stylist contract.

percysunshine on December 13, 2013 at 11:10 PM

So is this like Allahpundit hearing it in the news first like Obama does?

gumble on December 13, 2013 at 11:55 PM

When they say HotAir’s commentary is “well-regarded,” I would like to think they are talking not only about posts from people like Allahpundit, but also about comments written by this site’s amazing commenters!

bluegill on December 14, 2013 at 12:58 AM

Honestly, I never visit TH. It’s tough to navigate, especially when compared to HotGas. Almost too much information on the front page, like nasty Huffpo. Could be wrong. /shrug

Good luck on the continuing purchases. I know many of the commenters here aren’t a fan of Erick, but Redstate does supply some good commentary.

LaughterJones on December 13, 2013 at 3:36 PM

I agree overall with you, there, LaughterJones.

I stopped visiting Townhall a long time ago due to their problematic website. And I think most people who frequent it do so via a Reader, not the site itself, for that very reason (site’s problematic).

I also stopped visiting RedState a while ago after a few really nasty people showed up *here* in comments that linked to their ‘journals’ over there, and on twitter, bad behavior there.

I’m Conservative, have long enjoyed AllahPundit’s work on this site (Hot Air) due to his/her wry humor and ability to remain aloof from the critics. I always enjoy Malkin’s work, her projects especially (here and twitchy along with her commentary).

That wraps things up for me as to the new media conglommerate. I wish them well, a stronger Right perspective in media is sure overdue and very necessary today.

Lourdes on December 14, 2013 at 10:15 AM

As long as the moron Erickson doesn’t start contributing here. It’s bad enough when he comments.

E L Frederick (Sniper One) on December 13, 2013 at 3:51 PM

He can’t ban you here on a whim, yet.

RickB on December 13, 2013 at 4:18 PM

Ha, again, I agree with both of ya’, too.

“Right media” has to improve it’s Overall Personality sourcing. I like Mary Katherine Hamm, I like AllahPundit, Michelle Malkin and a few of her associates on twitchy…but there are just some people in Right Media who are far too prickly and in-fight when it isn’t even necessary.

Lourdes on December 14, 2013 at 10:19 AM

As long as the moron Erickson doesn’t start contributing here. It’s bad enough when he comments.

E L Frederick (Sniper One) on December 13, 2013 at 3:51 PM

He can’t ban you here on a whim, yet.

RickB on December 13, 2013 at 4:18 PM

Ha, again, I agree with both of you, too.

“Right media” has to improve it’s Overall Personality sourcing. I like Mary Katherine Hamm, I like AllahPundit, Michelle Malkin and a few of her associates on twitchy…but there are just some people in Right Media who are far too hostile and in-fight when it isn’t even necessary.

Lourdes on December 14, 2013 at 10:20 AM

Hiding behind pu$$y isn’t so bad.NotCoach on December 13, 2013 at 3:42 PM

Hiding under one is even better!

The War Planner on December 14, 2013 at 10:52 AM

If this deal is real they get Regency Publishing as well. We gonna see a nice coffee table, picture book from you?

NotCoach on December 13, 2013 at 3:54 PM

I’m expecting an Allah-Andy Levy “The Big Book of Worried Cats” out on store shelves and on Amazon.com for the 2014 Christmas shoppting season.

jon1979 on December 14, 2013 at 11:41 AM

For the love of Gawd.

Close enrollments NOW.

Ed appeared on Morning Joe one time, and it was a beacon call to prog nuts.

The bigger Salem’s empire, the more HA becomes a magnet for troll wars.

Let Townhall remain the Frisco of righty sites and suck up all the nuts and fruits.

If this place opens itself up for the hits from the asylum traffic and then does its usual job of half-arse moderation – boom goes the dynamite.

budfox on December 14, 2013 at 12:50 PM

Salem Communications, the Christian radio conglomerate

When will those intolerant Christians get rid of all the evil atheists?

davidk on December 14, 2013 at 2:19 PM

For the love of Gawd.

Close enrollments NOW.

Ed appeared on Morning Joe one time, and it was a beacon call to prog nuts.

The bigger Salem’s empire, the more HA becomes a magnet for troll wars.

Let Townhall remain the Frisco of righty sites and suck up all the nuts and fruits.

If this place opens itself up for the hits from the asylum traffic and then does its usual job of half-arse moderation – boom goes the dynamite.

budfox on December 14, 2013 at 12:50 PM

I agree wholeheartedly. I’ve mostly stopped commenting on Townhall due to a combination of trolls and all of the stupid “My [insert relative here] just made tons of money by doing [X]” posts. I really don’t understand why TH has such a problem with their comments section.

Othniel on December 14, 2013 at 3:35 PM

I hold the theory that Allahpundit and AceofSpades are the same person.

BigGator5 on December 13, 2013 at 4:35 PM

Wait a minute. Didn’t the two of them go on a “date” to Brokeback Mountain a few years back? A date with yourself is, well, a little weird.

Attila (Pillage Idiot) on December 14, 2013 at 5:46 PM

That’s great because Hot Air is so much better since it was bought out.

Knott Buyinit on December 15, 2013 at 11:07 AM

Instapundit mentioned that no one has bought him. Can’t tell if he is happy or feels left out.

Cindy Munford on December 15, 2013 at 12:30 PM

Instapundit mentioned that no one has bought him. Can’t tell if he is happy or feels left out.

Cindy Munford on December 15, 2013 at 12:30 PM

Ace I’m sure would love a buyout, more time for hobo hunts.

Alinsky on December 15, 2013 at 1:25 PM

Alinsky on December 15, 2013 at 1:25 PM

Hmmmm, I’m not sure Townhall could deal with the freewheelin’ comment section.

Cindy Munford on December 15, 2013 at 1:42 PM

Instapundit mentioned that no one has bought him. Can’t tell if he is happy or feels left out.

Cindy Munford on December 15, 2013 at 12:30 PM

David Burge ‏@iowahawkblog 12 Dec

@TwitchyTeam the least you guys could do is buy me a 6 pack. http://www.labusinessjournal.com/news/2013/dec/11/michelle-malkin-sells-conservative-site-twitchy-sa/

davidk on December 15, 2013 at 2:22 PM

davidk on December 15, 2013 at 2:22 PM

Iowahawk is sooooooo funny. I wish I had a quarter of his wit.

Cindy Munford on December 15, 2013 at 3:01 PM

How disappointing. Ever since HA was acquired by TH it has been all downhill, content gets updated very infrequently and what content there is sparse compared to before.

HA used to be my go to site for up to the minute developments, now it merely resides on my favorites list mostly out of nostalgia. HA is but a shadow of its former self. My primary sites now are Drudge & PowerLine.

Archimedes on December 15, 2013 at 3:36 PM

So is AllahPundit going to become a Fox News contributor? Will he reveal his face or will he hide behind a cat?

rbj on December 13, 2013 at 3:39 PM

Neither.

trigon on December 15, 2013 at 9:09 PM

This “Rumor of the day” was posted three days ago. Just sayin’

Galtian on December 16, 2013 at 9:47 AM

So, one company is going to own 95% of everything?

How can anyone think that is a good thing? Unless it’s your company.

Moesart on December 16, 2013 at 1:46 PM