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Help wanted: $24,000 to stop Glenn Beck, 'tea-baggers'
WND ^ | January 26, 2010 | Chelsea Schilling

Posted on 01/26/2010 10:46:17 PM PST by bogusname

Help-wanted ads are appearing on Craigslist that offer to pay citizens $24,000 a year, plus health insurance, to "counter the hysteria and lies of Glenn Beck and other talking heads" and "stop the tea-baggers!"

The ads are being posted by Grassroots Campaigns, a canvassing group that has performed services for the Democratic National Committee and MoveOn.org. Its postings can be found among Craiglist listings in Chicago, Ill.; San Francisco, Calif.; Boston, Mass.; Philadelphia, Penn. and Austin, Texas...

(Excerpt) Read more at wnd.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: astroturf; beck; teabaggers

1 posted on 01/26/2010 10:46:18 PM PST by bogusname
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To: bogusname

They’re hiring astroturf bloggers and newsrag comment trolls.


2 posted on 01/26/2010 10:50:32 PM PST by Virginia Ridgerunner (Sarah Palin has crossed the Rubicon!)
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner

Oh, somebody could have so much fun with this! Just act like one of Kucinich’s fairy-believing nut jobs, and write what they would.


3 posted on 01/26/2010 10:51:53 PM PST by Pining_4_TX
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To: bogusname

They have to hire stooges to do this? LOL


4 posted on 01/26/2010 10:53:08 PM PST by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner

Grassroots Campaigns is a for-profit corporation that profits from providing wealthy leftists with naive but functional, low-paid youngsters.


5 posted on 01/26/2010 10:55:18 PM PST by rogue yam
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To: bogusname
Funny.

They have to "hire" people to work for their side, and we have thousands and thousands - if not millions - blogging and turning out for conservatism ABSOLUTELY FREE.

Well, Air America didn't make any difference, and I doubt these people will either.

They're hiring minimum wage people to try and counter Glen Beck - who probably makes in the millions and has the entire facilities of FOX News on his side. Let me see, if I call my bookie on this, wonder who the odds are on?

All they need now is a name...how about "Soros boys"
6 posted on 01/26/2010 10:55:49 PM PST by FrankR (There will be no jobs until it is profitable for employers to hire people....PERIOD.)
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To: bogusname

Ahhh the smell of freshly mown astroturff!

Hope GB and the partiers have security....even chimps get lucky.


7 posted on 01/26/2010 11:03:09 PM PST by petro45acp (Free Republic, the only thing working on this sorry Bagram interweb thingy! Thanks Free Republic!)
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To: bogusname

Paging Ellie Light. Ellie Light, you’re wanted on the red phone.


8 posted on 01/26/2010 11:08:27 PM PST by TigersEye (It's the Marxism, stupid!)
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To: bogusname

PostingID: 1543880912


9 posted on 01/26/2010 11:08:59 PM PST by smokingfrog (You can't ignore your boss and expect to keep your job... www.filipthishouse2010.com)
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To: pissant

“They have to hire stooges to do this? LOL”

Where have you been?

This started under Gore,and went in to overdrive during the Kerry run, with paid-by-Soros trolls posting anti-Bush, pro-Kerry crap all over the internt.

One Yahoo finance board I used to visit was getting spammed by 100,000 POST PER DAY, or MORE!

Boiler room sock puppets is a way the liberal Orgs “Create Opinion” on sites MSM Media-trafficked like KOS, truthout, Huffpo, etc.etc.


10 posted on 01/26/2010 11:09:19 PM PST by tcrlaf (Obama White House=Tammany Hall on the National Mall)
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To: bogusname
to pay citizens $24,000 a year, plus health insurance...

{snicker!} What kind of health insurance? Hmmmmmm??

My, my, the libbies are acting desperate these days.

11 posted on 01/26/2010 11:09:34 PM PST by Allegra (It doesn't matter what this tagline says...the liberals are going to call it "racist.")
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To: FrankR

“They’re hiring minimum wage people to try and counter Glen Beck”

Will these jobs be considered “Created!”? Or “Saved!”?


12 posted on 01/26/2010 11:10:51 PM PST by tcrlaf (Obama White House=Tammany Hall on the National Mall)
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To: bogusname

Le’s infiltrate.


13 posted on 01/26/2010 11:12:22 PM PST by mojitojoe (“Medicine is the keystone of the arch of socialism.” - Vladimir Lenin)
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To: mojitojoe
Let’s infiltrate.

I was thinking the same thing. Wouldn't that be hilarious?

14 posted on 01/26/2010 11:21:22 PM PST by Allegra (It doesn't matter what this tagline says...the liberals are going to call it "racist.")
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To: Allegra

I would be very easy! Find people that are out of work, we all know at least one, tell them to take the job. Take their money and work against them. :P


15 posted on 01/26/2010 11:31:08 PM PST by mojitojoe (“Medicine is the keystone of the arch of socialism.” - Vladimir Lenin)
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To: bogusname

Oh for pitty sake, they are PATHETIC!


16 posted on 01/26/2010 11:42:18 PM PST by blondee123 (Don't blame me, I voted for Sarah !)
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To: bogusname
I'll bet they are going to pay for this with some of that "stimulus money."

I wonder if 0bama considers these "shovel ready" jobs?

17 posted on 01/27/2010 12:13:31 AM PST by Texas Jack
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To: TigersEye

ping


18 posted on 01/27/2010 12:47:48 AM PST by pandoraou812 (time to dump tar & feathers on DC!)
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To: bogusname

Take the job and the screw it up. Talk the talk and do a crappy job.


19 posted on 01/27/2010 12:59:51 AM PST by Bon mots
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To: bogusname

So tell me, whats the benchmark to track productivity on this... Is it measured in teabags collected, and or used? Or is it number of tin-foil hat emails sent out?


20 posted on 01/27/2010 1:02:01 AM PST by Danae (Don't think the Constitution matters? Try living in a country without one.)
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Haven’t they tried this a few times against Limbaugh too? I guess like they say, “Stupidity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result.”


21 posted on 01/27/2010 1:31:08 AM PST by bjorn14 (Woe to those who call evil good and good evil. Isaiah 5:20)
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To: mojitojoe

LOL

that was my first thought, too!

great minds here...... :^)


22 posted on 01/27/2010 1:40:42 AM PST by Enchante (Scott Brown is the "real" man that Obama fervently wishes he could be...... and never will be....)
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To: mojitojoe

Or if ya have a job take this one as part time. Do em in with words an give the 24k to FR an brag about it.

Diversion of their funds to the conservative effort would be fun.

Stay Safe Joe !


23 posted on 01/27/2010 1:55:06 AM PST by Squantos (Be polite. Be professional. But have a plan to kill everyone you meet)
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To: Allegra

i’m up for it. where do i sign up?


24 posted on 01/27/2010 2:11:59 AM PST by sten
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To: bogusname
here is one of the ads:
http://boston.craigslist.org/gbs/npo/1543898173.html

--[ just in case it 'disappears' ]--

Stop the Tea- Baggers! Direct a Progressive Campaign Office
Date: 2010-01-08, 7:38PM EST

WHOSE AGENDA WILL WIN IN 2010? YOU DECIDE.

Change takes work. After the 2008 Election, we know what's possible when millions of people commit themselves to creating the world they want to see - but we also know that one election is only the beginning. Across the country, the struggle for human rights, marriage equality, and reproductive rights continues. To counter the hysteria and lies of Glenn Beck and other talking heads, progressives need to get organized and get activated - and we don't have a moment to lose!!

We're hiring Directors to run 32 Canvass Offices across the United States.

Qualified candidates are:
# Committed to and motivated by progressive politics and social change.
# Leaders, with the ability to think strategically and motivate a team.
# Goal-oriented, excellent communicators, team players.
# Experience in hiring, training and supervising staff or volunteers is preferred. Previous field or canvassing experience is a plus.

Job Description:
# Recruitment: Build a team of 15-50 canvassers by recruiting from within the local community and developing your strongest staff into leadership positions within the office and in the field.

# Canvassing: Get on the Frontlines of some of the most crucial campaigns of our time! Work on the ground bringing progressive change to America!

# Hours: 80-100 hours/week

Locations:
Grassroots Campaigns is immediately hiring in Boston as well as the following locations: CA, CO, DC, IL, MA, MN, NY, OH, OR, PA, TX, WA.

    * Compensation: $24000 a year. Healthcare available.
    * Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
    * Please, no phone calls about this job!
    * Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.

PostingID: 1543898173
--

notice they expect 80-100 hrs/week. talk about fanatics

nuts, nothing in florida

25 posted on 01/27/2010 2:18:45 AM PST by sten
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To: Allegra
{snicker!} What kind of health insurance? Hmmmmmm??


26 posted on 01/27/2010 2:23:28 AM PST by WVKayaker ( Nothing is so good as it seems beforehand. -George Eliot)
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To: sten

Let’s see....100 hours a week * 52 weeks =5,200 hours. Yearly pay is $24,000.

WOW! That’s only $4.62 per hour. They seem to be violating the current minimum wage laws don’t they??????????????

After all, what the hell, those laws are for law abiding people only.....right?


27 posted on 01/27/2010 2:45:16 AM PST by DH (The government writes no bill that does not line the pockets of special interests.)
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To: Allegra

Well, to be perfectly honest, my husband is out of work and uninsured, so the money and benefits are very tempting. Does anyone know of a Republican version of this against Keith Olberman that offers pay and medical benefits?


28 posted on 01/27/2010 3:38:38 AM PST by kittykat77
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To: bogusname

bump


29 posted on 01/27/2010 3:40:28 AM PST by FLAMING DEATH (Are you better off than you were $4 trillion ago?)
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To: bogusname
It looks like even us keyboard warriors will see some good action in this conflict.

Let's kick their @sses.


30 posted on 01/27/2010 3:43:29 AM PST by paulycy (Demand Constitutionality.)
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To: sten

Sounds like a good job to take just for the fun of filing dozens of dept of labor complaints just to mire them in “process”.


31 posted on 01/27/2010 3:58:53 AM PST by domeika
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To: bogusname

I am retiring out of the service this year. I think I could afford to take such a job. I was going to take a year or two off, but what the heck.


32 posted on 01/27/2010 4:03:13 AM PST by castlegreyskull
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To: Allegra

Paid Hessians in the war for America. Sounds like history repeating itself.


33 posted on 01/27/2010 4:13:15 AM PST by Yorlik803 (better to die on your feet than live on your knees.)
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To: pissant; All
Yeah, it was an Obama tactic back in 2008, perfected by David Axelrod's public opinion manipulation firmin Chicago.

It's no coincidence that these ads for professional trolls are now appearing after last weeks drubbing in Massachuestts, Obama's subsequent brain storming with Axelrod last weekend, and the sudden hiring of former campaign manager David Plouffe to try and repair the damage.

Plouffe starts work on Monday and immediately publishes his OpEd piece in the Compost, and boom!, these ads suddenly start appearing too.

It's painfully obvious that Obama and company think they can ratchet up their old camapign tactics to turn back the tide against them, just like King Canute order back the tide in medieval England.

34 posted on 01/27/2010 4:20:51 AM PST by Virginia Ridgerunner (Sarah Palin has crossed the Rubicon!)
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To: sten
Compensation: $24000 a year. Healthcare available

Health care available?? does that include bodily injury

35 posted on 01/27/2010 4:28:43 AM PST by bikerman (Buck Farack)
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To: tcrlaf

This started under Gore,and went in to overdrive during the Kerry run, with paid-by-Soros trolls posting anti-Bush, pro-Kerry crap all over the internt.

And Bush was still elected.


36 posted on 01/27/2010 4:28:59 AM PST by chainsaw ("When you subsidize poverty and failure, you get more of both." - James Dale Davidson)
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To: bogusname

Is this group receiving funds from the taxpayers?


37 posted on 01/27/2010 4:38:29 AM PST by ViLaLuz (2 Chronicles 7:14)
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To: bogusname

The Commie b@$+@rd$ don’t have enough money to buy ME !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


38 posted on 01/27/2010 4:42:37 AM PST by lionheart 247365 (-:{ GLEN BECK is 0bama's TRANSPARENCY CZAR }:-)
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To: sten
notice they expect 80-100 hrs/week. talk about fanatics

For a salary of $24,000 ? That wouldn't pass even the most flimsy of wage-hour protests. Basically, an employer cannot have a salary job (non-exempt)contain so many additional hours. It's against the law. They are very strict, and if the employer loses the case (which they almost always do), the fines are steep.

So all you FReepers who take one of these jobs, keep careful records of the hours you work, and file a wage&hour complaint when you are fired.

39 posted on 01/27/2010 5:10:09 AM PST by Red Boots
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner
They’re hiring astroturf bloggers and newsrag commen trolls

Ever notice how these groups of buffoons never get down to specifics as to which lies are being told?

40 posted on 01/27/2010 7:27:40 AM PST by dearolddad
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To: bogusname

my money is on patriotic Americans over paid Marxists anyday...


41 posted on 01/27/2010 7:30:28 AM PST by eeevil conservative (GIVE ME A PLACE TO STAND AND I WILL MOVE THE EARTH....Archimedes)
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To: Allegra

I’d make disparaging remarks about Glenn Beck for 24K a year.


42 posted on 01/27/2010 7:31:43 AM PST by humblegunner
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To: bogusname

Sounds illegal.

Looks like about $4.62 an hour.

This isn’t the living wage that the left promises its voters.


43 posted on 01/27/2010 7:36:16 AM PST by <1/1,000,000th%
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To: bogusname

Let’s apply and then do a lousy job.

Like most liberals. :)


44 posted on 01/27/2010 7:43:44 AM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: txhurl; basil; lormand; wolfcreek
Craiglist listings in Chicago, Ill.; San Francisco, Calif.; Boston, Mass.; Philadelphia, Penn. and Austin, Texas...

Who'da thunk Austin TX. < /sarc>

45 posted on 01/27/2010 9:18:13 AM PST by Arrowhead1952 (Hey zero, It is NOT Bush's fault anymore.)
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To: Arrowhead1952

The SDS has been doing this here for at least 30 years.

Are you following the O’Keefe/Landrieu story?


46 posted on 01/27/2010 11:00:34 AM PST by txhurl (O'Keefe has some Freeper rats worried.)
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To: txhurl

I didn’t have time to really dig into that yet. I will later today if time permits.


47 posted on 01/27/2010 11:11:20 AM PST by Arrowhead1952 (Hey zero, It is NOT Bush's fault anymore.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

“Let’s apply and then do a lousy job”

LOL- I’ve been considering various things along that line.


48 posted on 01/27/2010 7:16:07 PM PST by bogusname (Banish All Liberals)
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