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| KIMBERLEY A. STRASSEL
Posted on 12/12/2001 8:46:31 PM PST by Pokey78
Edited on 04/23/2004 12:04:01 AM PDT by Jim Robinson.
Professional agitators can't claim to be a "grassroots" movement anymore.
It seems every time you read a story about a domestic conflict--whether it's drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, free trade clashes, or tobacco litigation--two adjectives always describe the opponents. On one side are the "grassroots" organizations--disorganized, under-funded, struggling folk willing to live hand-to-mouth in the name of their noble goal. On the other are "powerful" corporate and political interests--fat-cats with loads of money, contacts and discipline, willing to use any tactic to get their way.
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TOPICS: Editorial; Government
posted on 12/12/2001 8:46:31 PM PST
These groups aren't grassroots. They are funded by rich liberal elitist arrogrant control freak foundations. Look up the TIDES Foundation, or the MacArthur, Goldman, Joyce, and California wellness Foundation.
REAL grassroots is a group like MCRGO.
BTT ... read and bookmarked
Looks like we were both formatting at the same time. ;-)
posted on 12/13/2001 7:20:06 AM PST
posted on 12/13/2001 8:09:47 AM PST
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