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... the winner can expect to raise an extra $30m (£18m) in campaign funds.

WOW! That's a nice chunk of change that will most likely go to Howard Dean. It looks like Ketchup Boy is going to have to hit the wifey up for some big bucks to match the Dean windfall.

They founded the site in 1998 in disgust at the Republican Party's attempt to impeach Bill Clinton. Sexual indiscretion, they felt, was not a reason to bring the federal government to a halt. It was time to move on - hence the name.

So why doesn't MoveOn.Org take its own advice and "Move On?" It sounds like they should really call themselves "MoveIn.Org."

1 posted on 06/26/2003 1:46:58 PM PDT by PJ-Comix
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I think if Ketchup Boy (Catsup Boy?) wants the money to flow better from his wife, he needs to turn her upside down and smack her on the bottom repeatedly until she starts to deliver.

Just a suggestion.

2 posted on 06/26/2003 1:51:54 PM PDT by keithtoo (Tax Cuts - A robber who doesn't steal from you isn't GIVING you a VCR!!)
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MoveOn.org's founders, Wes Boyd and his wife, Joan Blades, are Silicon Valley entrepreneurs previously best known for designing the flying toaster screensaver for home computers. They founded the site in 1998 in disgust at the Republican Party's attempt to impeach Bill Clinton. Sexual indiscretion, they felt, was not a reason to bring the federal government to a halt. It was time to move on - hence the name.

Yeah, well sexual indiscretion ISN'T a reason to bring the federal government to a halt. Perjury at the behest of the White House IS a reason, and that's what impeachment was about, NOT SEX.

As has been now established, impeaching Clinton didn't bring the federal government to a halt. If only.

As I detailed in the thread "Censure and Move On" site: Activism For Dummies back in January 1999, Boyd and Blades lied from the very start about the aim of the site and even about their own background.


[That's not true about them being "Silicon Valley entrepreneurs." "Silicon Valley" is in the lower peninsula between the S.F. Bay and the Pacific Ocean, and north of San Jose, at the mouth of the Bay. Blades and Boyd are co-founders of Berkeley Systems, the company that created the screensaver craze with the "flying toasters." Their InterNIC registation gives a Berkeley street address. Berkeley, the West Coast Mecca of the looney left, is NE of Oakland at the TOP of the Bay and by NO means is thought of as in the "Silicon Valley." Like I said, they are slick.]
The media should be wise to the irrelevence of MoreOn -- er, MoveOn, since they not only failed to stop impeachment of Clinton, they couldn't gain popular support for any of their hand-picked candidates for legislative seats in subsequent elections either, not to mention the national shift rightward in 2000 and 2002. True, they have their own PAC now, but their bite is way weaker than their bark. Their bite's more like a Monica.

For SF Freepers -- after coalition forces marched into Baghdad to cheers and that now-infamous statue came down, I am sure you cackled out loud as you drove on the Central Freeway (when it was still open) and saw this billboard paid for with MoveOn dupes that says "Inspections Work. War Won't."


3 posted on 06/26/2003 3:15:03 PM PDT by L.N. Smithee (Just because I don't think like you doesn't mean I don't think for myself)
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