David Weigel

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Name: David Weigel
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Spoiler Special: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

On the second of today’s Spoiler Special podcasts ,  Slate  film critic Dana Stevens talks with Slate political reporter David Weigel about Dawn of the Planet of the Apes , Matt Reeves’ sequel to 2011’s Rise of the Planet of the Apes . Is the film actually ... [Published Slate Magazine - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

There's Nothing Wrong with Rolling Coal

Over the past few weeks, there has been a lot of hype and hysteria over “rolling coal,” a redneck motorsport trend that involves tricking out diesel pickup trucks to emit giant plumes black smoke. Mostly, this is done for fun or performance enhancement, ... [Published Vice Magazine US - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

New Calvert BYOB law generates confusion

advertisementA law that was recently enacted with the intention of preventing establishments from circumventing liquor laws and pre-emptively striking “bottle clubs” from gaining traction may contain some over-reaching language.After a June 27 article ... [Published SoMdNews.com - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Diesel Truckers Pollute Air as a Protest against…Something or Other

Conservatives’ disgust for the Obama administration and liberals have manifested in many ways, but one of the most visible forms of political and cultural protest is nearly impossible not to see, or smell.Known as “rolling coal,” some diesel truck owners ... [Published AllGov - Jul 09 2014]
Entities: Diesel, Coal, Sean Miller
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Weird auto trend 'rolling coal' picking up steam

When black smoke trails off from a vehicle's exhaust, one would think it's time for a vehicle check-up.But according to Slate Magazine's David Weigel , throwing dirty, black smoke everywhere is intentional and deliberate.Dubbed "rolling coal," truck drivers ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

You’ll never believe what some anti-environmentalists are doing!

by: Greener IdealFacebookTwitterGoogle + By Sarah Burke Are you ready to be really irritated at some obnoxious behavior and waste of resources? Are you ready to read about some pro-fossil fuel, anti-Obama, anti-environmental trolling adventures? No? Oh. ... [Published Soo Today - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Motorists Intentionally Polluting More to Piss Off Environmentalists

Look out, environmentalists. Some truck-driving conservatives have come up with a new plan to counteract your tree-hugging ways. Rather than heeding calls to reduce pollution, they’ve fixed up their vehicles with smoke stack-like devices that actually ... [Published Care2 - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

'Coal rolling' anti-environmentalists are spending thousands of dollars turning their trucks into black-smoke-belching beasts

By Daily Mail ReporterPublished: 15:30 EST, 7 July 2014 | Updated: 15:30 EST, 7 July 2014Americans who consider human-linked climate change a load of hogwash and environmentalists kooks have rolled out a new way to express their political views: their ... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Political Protest Or Just Blowing Smoke? Anti-Environmentalists Are Now 'Rolling Coal'

Anti-environmentalists have found a new medium for exhausting their anger: exhaust. Literally.Some truck enthusiasts are intentionally producing copious amounts of diesel exhaust, spewing black smoke into the air as a form of political protest. It's called ... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

WeigelCast With Lawrence Lessig and Mark McKinnon

Listen to interview a Harvard professor and Republican strategist who have joined forces to change the way campaigns are funded.Listen to Episode No. 17 of the WeigelCast using the player below:Subscribe in iTunes∙ RSS feed ∙ Download ∙ Play in another ... [Published Slate Magazine - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Shocking New Anti-Environmental Trend – These People Don’t Care About The Environment [Video]

[embedded content]Related PostsWe are in an age of environmentally friendly products, a heightened awareness of environmental conservation and sustainable living. In terms of cars, you say environmentally friendly, you think hybrids and electric cars ... [Published 2Oceans Vibe News - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Trucks modified to spew exhaust, make political statement

Soooooo clean! #duramax #RollingCoal retweet if you'd drive this! pic.twitter.com/cWMAXwoPil— Iowa Diesel Militia (@IADieselMilitia) July 6, 2014Some large vehicle owners eager to make a political statement about all things green are pushing more smoke ... [Published Mining.com - Jul 07 2014]

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"i run into a lot of people that really don’t like obama at all" an unnamed Wisconsin seller of smokestack kits told Slate's David Weigel, explaining some of the rationale behind the movement

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Spoiler Special: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes [Published Slate Magazine - Jul 11 2014]
There's Nothing Wrong with Rolling Coal [Published Vice Magazine US - Jul 11 2014]
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes [Published Slate Magazine - Jul 11 2014]
New Calvert BYOB law generates confusion [Published SoMdNews.com - Jul 11 2014]
Weird auto trend 'rolling coal' picking up steam [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Jul 10 2014]
Diesel Truckers Pollute Air as a Protest agains... [Published AllGov - Jul 09 2014]
You’ll never believe what some anti-environment... [Published Soo Today - Jul 09 2014]
Motorists Intentionally Polluting More to Piss ... [Published Care2 - Jul 09 2014]
Upset About Rolling Coal? Stop Whining And Figh... [Published Jalopnik - Jul 08 2014]
Too Dumb To Live: Meet The Pre-Darwin Award Con... [Published Balloon Juice - Jul 08 2014]
'Coal rolling' anti-environmentalists are spend... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 07 2014]
Can Democrats flip Capito’s seat? — Past Steyer... [Published Politico - Jul 07 2014]
Shocking New Anti-Environmental Trend – These P... [Published 2Oceans Vibe News - Jul 07 2014]
WeigelCast With Lawrence Lessig and Mark McKinnon [Published Slate Magazine - Jul 07 2014]
Trucks modified to spew exhaust, make political... [Published Mining.com - Jul 07 2014]
Political Protest Or Just Blowing Smoke? Anti-E... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 06 2014]
Opinion: Lies, statistics and polls [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 03 2014]
HUFFPOLLSTER: What Happens When You Ask America... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 02 2014]
Read Stuff, You Should: Clinton's Fragile Strength [Published Bloomberg View - Jul 01 2014]
WeigelCast With Ralph Nader [Published Slate Magazine - Jun 30 2014]
Noted for Your Morning Procrastination for June... [Published Brad DeLong - Jun 27 2014]
Noted for Your Morning Procrastination for June... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Jun 27 2014]
GE Becomes Legit Online News Publisher [Published NetNewsCheck - Jun 26 2014]
Story you can't ignore: Lois Lerner [Published Examiner.com - Jun 26 2014]
Will Cochran Victory Over McDaniel Lead to a Th... [Published US News & World Report - Jun 26 2014]
The Right-Wing Media Machine Behind Boehner's O... [Published Media Matters for America - Jun 25 2014]
Thad Cochran Wins In Mississippi [Published Outside The Beltway | OTB - Jun 25 2014]
How the Media Devalue Women [Published Huffington Post - Jun 19 2014]
Dave Brat rising: A better Ron Paul? [Published The Hill - Jun 16 2014]
Noted for Your Lunchtime Procrastination for Ju... [Published Brad DeLong - Jun 12 2014]
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Too Dumb To Live: Meet The Pre-Darwin Award Con... [Published Balloon Juice - Jul 08 2014]
I actually caught this phenomenon a couple of days ago (and was twitted on Twitter for being so late to the party), but the phenomenon of “Coal Rolling” is now an object of wonder and bemusement at a number of the usual suspects . For those of you ...
Noted for Your Morning Procrastination for June... [Published Brad DeLong - Jun 27 2014]
Over at Equitable Growth -- The Equitablog Morning Must-Read: Joseph Kane and Robert Puentes: The Enormous Wage Potential of Infrastructure Jobs |Washington Center for Equitable Growth The Four Big Valid Issues People Have with Thomas Piketty's ...
Noted for Your Morning Procrastination for June... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Jun 27 2014]
Over at Equitable Growth -- The Equitablog Morning Must-Read: Joseph Kane and Robert Puentes: The Enormous Wage Potential of Infrastructure Jobs |Washington Center for Equitable Growth The Four Big Valid Issues People Have with Thomas Piketty's ...
Thad Cochran Wins In Mississippi [Published Outside The Beltway | OTB - Jun 25 2014]
Three weeks ago, it appeared that Thad Cochran was headed for the end of a Senate career that had started when he won election 1978. After a brutal campaign capped off, just weeks before Election Day, by a bizarre story involving a blogger that ...
Noted for Your Lunchtime Procrastination for Ju... [Published Brad DeLong - Jun 12 2014]
Over at Equitable Growth--The EquitablogMorning Must-Read: David Wessel: First Half 2014 Real GDP Growth at an 0.8%/Year PaceMorning Must-Read: Noah Smith: Japan's Abe Is the World's Best Leader|Washington Center for Equitable GrowthMorning Must-Read: ...
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No Offense [Published Slate Magazine - Mar 06 2014]
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