Skip to comments.Moveon.org Email: "This is Getting Ugly" [moveon hires thugs (ACORN?) to fight back]
Posted on 08/07/2009 11:13:02 AM PDT by FrdmLvr
I have been periodically posting emails I get from moveon.org, as I am on their mailing list. I share them with my FReeper friends because I am sure you will find them as enlightening as I do.
Notice that the last paragraph states: "This month could decide the future of health care and clean energy in America...". I posted another moveon.org email a few weeks ago that featured an offer for pre-orders for the latest Shepard Fairey poster of windmills because September was going to be the big push for "clean energy". This was set to kick-off before the Obama plan for healthcare came apart at the seams, and didn't go off as planned. Health care was supposed to have been a done deal in Aug.
Here is one I just received today:
Dear MoveOn member, It's getting ugly out there.
All across the country, right-wing extremists are disrupting congressional town-hall meetings with venomous attacks on President Obama's plans for health care and clean energy.
Last night in Tampa, Florida, a town hall meeting erupted into violence, with the police being called to break up fist fights and shoving matches.1 A Texas Democrat was shouted down by right-wing hecklers, many of whom admitted they didn't even live in his district.2 One North Carolina representative announced he wouldn't be holding any town-hall meetings after his office began receiving death threats.3 And in Maryland, protesters hung a Democratic congressman in effigy to oppose health-care reform.4 We've got a plan to fight back against these radical right-wingers. We've hired skilled grassroots organizers who are working with thousands of local volunteers to show Congress that ordinary Americans continue to support President Obama's agenda for change. And we're building new online tools to track events across the country and make sure MoveOn members turn out at each one. But we need to scale up our efforts quickly to make sure this plan works. To really swing into action during this month's congressional recess, we need to raise at least $250,000 immediately. Can you chip in $35 to support our work?
If the shouts of the right-wing mobs are the only voices our senators and representatives hear over the recess, we'll have a hard time passing health care and clean energy legislation.
That's why we're launching our Heat Up Congress campaign so quickly to fight back, using new technology to implement rapid response town hall turnout, organizing personal phone calls from small business leaders and donors to their representatives, running new ads, and activating an energized network of on-the-ground organizers and volunteers.
This month could decide the future of health care and clean energy in Americaand we're already one week in. If you've been sitting on the sidelines, now's the time to get involved. Talk to your neighbors, go to a town hall meetingand today, please chip in $35 to support our work:
Thanks for all you do.
Justin, Matt, Nita, Kat and the rest of the team
1. "Tampa Town Hall On Health Care Reform Disrupted By Violence," The Huffington Post, August 6, 2009 http://www.moveon.org/r?r=51727&id=16748-10389527-D.kcBRx&t=3 2. "Local Fox Reporter Attends Town Hall And Finds 'Some Attendees Admit They Don't Live In The District,'" Think Progress, August 4, 2009 http://thinkprogress.org/2009/08/04/gene-green-townhall/
3. "Dem Congressman's Office: His Life Has Been Threatened Over Health Care Bill," Talking Points Memo, August 5, 2009 http://www.moveon.org/r?r=51724&id=16748-10389527-D.kcBRx&t=4
4. "The Danger Over the Right's Anger," Politico, August 3, 2009. http://www.moveon.org/r?r=51726&id=16748-10389527-D.kcBRx&t=5
Want to support our work? We're entirely funded by our 5 million membersno corporate contributions, no big checks from CEOs. And our tiny staff ensures that small contributions go a long way. Chip in here.
The left doesn’t like it when their opponents use their tactics against them.
“...erupted into violence...”
They forgot to mention it was a UNION THUG striking a conservative......imagine that!?!!?
As “heated” as this discussion is going to get,
there will be no violence
unless they instigate it.
And instigate they have.
They need to be under no illusion that we won’t “finish it”.
Don’t START any fight, folks - but FINISH them all.
Wait... I thought it was the "right-wing" that was hiring and financing these protesters?
These "hired skilled grassroots organizers" are going to "show Congress that ordinary Americans" what?
How can they be "ordinary Americans" if they have been arranged, orchestrated and paid by a lobbying organization?
Give those bastards a taste of their own Alinsky playbook.
Using it for fund raising too, I see.
“We’ve hired skilled grassroots organizers”
The loons don’t even feel the need to hide any more.
Hey Move on DUmmies,
Why are you supporting the government dictating how I care for my body? It is my body, keep your hands off it. It is refreshing to see that the left is no longer pro-choice!
Why isn't the rich man Soros paying for all of it?
Moveon.org complaining about ugly?
Who are they kidding?
I've been trying to re-phrase that thought into a bumper sticker for a couple of days now - that and "Keep Your Laws Off My Body". I may end up with just "My Body, My Choice (next line) No Govt Control".
feel free to steal/share it
Does anyone here really believe that they have 5,000,000 members?
Thanks and I will.
They talk about thugary.
Barack Obama’s personal minister of propaganda, Shepard Fairey, used to paste up posters and stickers of Bush as Hitler.
Now he is into lollipops and bunnies and demigods.