Skip to comments.Progressive "THINK TANK" PICKS TOP LEADERS OF 2004
Posted on 12/28/2004 4:39:19 PM PST by Dashing Dasher
PRESS RELEASE THINK TANK PICKS TOP LEADERS OF 2004
After extensive research, the Patrick Henry Democratic Club, a progressive think tank, has selected the four individuals who had the greatest impact on the world in 2004.
World Leader of the Year: Jose Zapatero, President of Spain
Jose Zapatero campaigned for President in Spain against the odds and won. He followed through with his campaign promise to pull Spains troops out of Iraq. Zapatero instituted civil rights reforms in Spain. He restored integrity and honesty to the Spanish government. Zapatero also asked the European Union to re-open discussions with Cuba. (The Cuban people have been punished for the last half century for picking a leader who threw out organized crime.)
Villain of the Year: J. Kenneth Blackwell, Ohio Secretary of State
Kenneth Blackwell actively worked to disenfranchise as many voters in Ohio as possible. He obstructed individuals trying to exercise their right to vote. He obstructed and prevented an accurate counting of ballots in Ohio. This most certainly changed the outcome of the Presidential election in Ohio and the United States.
U.S. Senator of the Year: Robert Byrd (D-WV)
Senator Robert Byrd is the leading advocate for civil rights and for the Constitution in the U.S. Senate. Byrd has had the courage to go against the Senate majority and even his own party leadership to stand up for freedom and the very fabric of democracy.
Congressperson of the Year: Dennis J. Kucinich (D-OH)
Congressman Dennis Kucinich is the former Presidential candidate who gave a voice to the concerns and issues of the average American. Kucinich has spent a lifetime putting the needs of the voters above his career plans. He has one of the best, if not the best, voting records in Congress.
December American Hero Awards
The PHDC also voted to recognize Dennis Kucinich, Congressman Jim McDermott (D-WA), Robert Byrd, Rev. Jesse Jackson and investigative journalists Greg Palast and Wayne Madsen with American Hero Awards. Kucinich, McDermott and Byrd were recognized for having the courage to oppose the Intelligence Reform Act. This Act limits the amount of intelligence information Congress is likely to receive. It also establishes the basis for national ID cards and other intrusions into the privacy of Americans. Jackson, Palast and Madsen were recognized for their work in exposing the rigging of the 2004 election.
Blackwell as a VIllian?
Zapatero is also getting his ass handed to him by Al Queda.
A sister publication to The Onion? Maybe Scrappleface?
Then Shirley, he is Leader of the Year...
Did you read what they said about Cuba?!
(The Cuban people have been punished for the last half century for picking a leader who threw out organized crime.)
My head hurts...
Communists>Socialists>Liberals>Progressives...the commies are running out of new names to go by.
They think we won't catch on - you know, we're just a bunch of fundie redneck neanderthals.
Insanity indeed..........saying Blackwell ACTIVELY tried to disenfranchise.........good lord........the more they talk the bigger the hole gets. They are their own worse PR nightmare.
I wonder what the new one will be? "nice guys"?
Not only will we have to wait for their features coming soon, but any intellectual thought on their part will also require a delayed wait.
They are a "Think Tank" that is not smart enough to put a decent website together.
Oh, yeah! A group of Brainiacs, they are!
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