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  • America on Edge: MoveOn Organizes Anti-Trump Protests Around Country

    11/09/2016 6:38:11 PM PST · by Anti-Bubba182 · 192 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11-9-2016 | Breitbart News released the following press release Wednesday afternoon: Americans to Come Together in Hundreds Peaceful Gatherings of Solidarity, Resistance, and Resolve Following Election Results Hundreds of Americans, dozens of organizations to gather peacefully outside the White House and in cities and towns nationwide to take a continued stand against misogyny, racism, Islamophobia, and xenophobia. Tonight, thousands of Americans will come together at hundreds of peaceful gatherings in cities and towns across the nation, including outside the White House, following the results of Tuesday’s presidential election. The gatherings – organized by and allies – will affirm a continued rejection of...
  • Why We’re Suspending the “Run Warren Run” Campaign (But we’re still declaring victory.) (Barf Alert)

    06/02/2015 8:26:57 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 8 replies
    Politico ^ | 6-2-2015 | ILYA SHEYMAN and CHARLES CHAMBERLAIN
    Today we announce the suspension of our campaign to draft Elizabeth Warren into the presidential race. There’s no sugar-coating it: We didn’t achieve our central goal. But there’s a bigger story that gives us tremendous hope: as one headline put it, “Elizabeth Warren may not be running, but she’s in the 2016 race anyway.” In the six months since we launched the Run Warren Run effort, Senator Warren’s agenda and message have transformed the American political landscape. Echoing Warren’s famous adage that “the game is rigged,” Hillary Clinton declared in her campaign announcement that “the deck is still stacked in...
  • The left is now eating its own: not happy ObamaCare has become a "political nightmare'

    11/20/2013 7:46:21 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 25 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 11/20/2013 | Sally Zelikovsky is not happy that ObamaCare has become a "political nightmare" so they are blaming their cronies in the "mainstream media" (yes, they actually use that term) for failing to present balanced coverage of ObamaCare's successes. [See their latest mass email below.] To combat this grave injustice, they are launching a campaign against the Democrat-Media Complex by flooding newsrooms and the internet with stories of the millions of Americans who have purportedly benefitted from ObamaCare. Anyone who has been paying attention for the last 5 years -- even a liberal -- knows that any claim that the press is slanted...
  • MoveOn.Org strikes Obama’s Syria plan

    09/09/2013 1:20:06 PM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 20 replies ^ | September 09, 2013 | Neil Munro
    A new anti-war ad by the left-wing advocacy group highlights a growing foreign policy divide between President Barack Obama and the larger progressive movement that has long supported him. “We never set out to spend eight years at war in Iraq… Or to be mired down for more than a decade of fighting in Afghanistan… So what should America expect if we rush into Syria ­­alone, with no real plan for the consequences?,” says the video’s narrator. “We already know: It gets worse,” the narrator continues. “Congress: The majority of Americans OPPOSE missile strikes in Syria.” The video is...
  • Kerry on Syria: 'Not the Time to Be Silent Spectators to Slaughter'

    09/08/2013 11:56:23 PM PDT · by South40 · 35 replies
    ABC (Yahoo News) ^ | Sep 7, 2013 | Dean Schabner
    Secretary of State John Kerry and French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius stood shoulder-to-shoulder today to say the two countries are united in their belief that Syrian President Bashir al-Assad must be punished for unleashing chemical weapons on his own people. "This is our chance to join together and pursue accountability over appeasement. We in the United States know and our French partners know that this is not the time to be silent spectators to slaughter," Kerry said. "What we are talking about is standing together and speaking with one voice in opposition to a clear violation of a red line...
  • MoveOn: Romney Political Suicide

    08/11/2012 12:32:54 PM PDT · by Bryanw92 · 54 replies email | Aug 11, 2012 | Justin Reuben
    Dear MoveOn member, Breaking news: Mitt Romney just picked tea party hero Paul Ryan as his running mate. And Romney may have just committed political suicide. Paul Ryan is the author of the most extreme right-wing budget ever proposed in Congress. He wants to dismantle Medicare, privatize Social Security, and cut taxes for millionaires while raising taxes on the middle class.1 Simply put, the policies Paul Ryan stands for are politically toxic. But here's the thing: Paul Ryan isn't just a extremist—he's young, smart, and charming. The media constantly describe him as looking like "the boy next door." He's the...
  • Rangel Censured by House for Ethics Violations

    12/02/2010 4:13:49 PM PST · by ColdOne · 76 replies · 1+ views ^ | December 02, 2010 | Chad Pergram/AP
    The House on Thursday formally censured Rep. Charlie Rangel for financial misconduct despite pleas from the New York Democratic lawmaker and some of his colleagues for a less punishing reprimand. The House voted to censure Rangel 333-79. Rangel, who became the 23rd House member to be censured, appeared at the front of the chamber while Speaker Nancy Pelosi read the resolution.
  • email: "Hell NO" (Fundraising for ads in targeted Republican districts)

    04/08/2010 10:32:44 AM PDT · by FrdmLvr · 27 replies · 788+ views
    My email | 4-8-10 |
    Dear MoveOn member, Republicans are on a rampage to repeal health care. And with so much misinformation out there, we need to fight back with the truth. So we've got an ambitious plan to go into Republican districts with ads that let voters know what the health care reform law means for their families and hit the Republicans for being against it. To make this work we're going to need to raise $200,000 this week— and that will take 3 donations from people in Livonia. Can you chip in $5? (link deleted) Our new ad campaign is one of the...
  • Massa under investigation for allegedly groping male staffers

    03/09/2010 12:22:19 PM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 80 replies · 444+ views
    Washington Post ^ | March 9, 2010 | Carol D. Leonnig
    Former Rep. Eric Massa (D-N.Y.) has been under investigation for allegations that he groped multiple male staffers working in his office, according to three sources familiar with the probe. The allegations surrounding the former lawmaker date back at least a year, and involve "a pattern of behavior and physical harassment," according to one source. The new claims of alleged groping contradict statements by Massa, who resigned his office on Monday after it became public that he was the subject of a House ethics committee investigation for possible harassment. Massa had said that the allegations were limited to his use of...

    10/01/2009 10:11:40 AM PDT · by BraveMan · 79 replies · 3,643+ views ^ | Thursday, October 01, 2009 9:16 AM | Ryan Osborn
    This morning, Whoopi Goldberg called during the show to clarify a statement she made about the recent controversy surrounding Roman Polanski. Goldberg had said, "It was something else but I don't believe it was rape-rape." Whoopi wanted to clarify the comment and make it clear that she was talking about the legal charge against Polanski at the time.
  • Pelosi: Forget censure of Wilson (it would actually permit an airing of grievances and defense)

    09/10/2009 12:36:21 PM PDT · by a fool in paradise · 82 replies · 3,577+ views
    UPI ^ | 9-10-2009 | no byline
    Democrats must drop efforts to censure a GOP representative who shouted "You lie" during President Obama's speech, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday. Democratic leaders Thursday were looking into what formal action the House could take against Rep. Joe Wilson, R-S.C., whose outburst during Obama's address on healthcare reform to a joint session of Congress the night before, shocked the chamber, The Hill reported. "It's time for us to talk about healthcare, not Joe Wilson," said Pelosi, D-Calif. One option Democrats considered was censure. Pelosi nixed censure, as well as a call for Wilson to apologize on the floor. "I'm...
  • Specter wants Wilson censured

    Specter wants Wilson censured Sen. Arlen Specter (D-Penn.), who's looked at POTUS from both sides now, was just on the Bill Press radio show suggesting the South Carolina firebrand Joe Wilson be censured for his heckle heard round the world. Said the Republican-turned-Dem: "He apologized immediately afterward but I don't think that’s adequate... If an apology is the consequence of an outburst I think we can expect more – that’s not a sufficient penalty that’s not a sufficient price to pay.. I'm not saying the guy should be kicked out of the House… But there ought to be some rebuke,...
  • MoveOn's Latest Strategy: Getting Their Members to Write Letters to the Editor

    08/13/2009 12:20:23 PM PDT · by FrdmLvr · 18 replies · 761+ views
    Dear MoveOn member, Right-wing mobs aren't just disrupting congressional town halls—their outlandish lies are now making their way into mainstream news coverage, too. We need to set the record straight. The majority of Americans support real health care reform. And no wonder, given the incredible cost of inaction. In Michigan alone, 620 people lose their coverage every day. And for those with insurance, yearly premiums will hit $22,579 in a few years if we don't act. We can't let right-wing extremists ruin the biggest opportunity in a generation to get real reform. Can you send a quick letter to the...
  • 'Baby Alex' Ad Pleases Liberals, Offends Some Conservatives

    06/19/2008 5:59:39 AM PDT · by Sopater · 63 replies · 276+ views
    Cybercast News Service ^ | June 18, 2008 | Susan Jones
    ( - Does any doting mother want to think about putting her firstborn baby in harm's way? Liberal backers of Sen. Barack Obama are banking on a "no" answer. The liberal advocacy group is running a political ad featuring a new mother, bouncing baby boy on her lap, chiding John McCain about wanting to wage a "hundred-year" war in Iraq. "John McCain, when you say you would stay in Iraq for a hundred years, were you counting on Alex? Because if you were, you can't have him," the mother (actress) says with a quaver in her voice. (See video)...
  • Rush Limbaugh: "Chaos: Hillary Rips!"

    04/22/2008 8:10:55 AM PDT · by seanmerc · 37 replies · 699+ views ^ | 21 Apr 08 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Do you remember the genesis of The whole point of, it was a Clinton front group. "Move on," meant, "Can't we move on from the impeachment? Can't we move on from all of these scandals? Can't we move on from all of these little Chihuahuas yapping at the heels of the Clintons? Can't we just move on?" With that in mind, in February 2008 in a closed door fundraiser (phone quality here), this is Mrs. Clinton talking about HILLARY: We have been less successful in caucuses because it brings out the activist base of the Democratic...
  • Caption these left-wing losers, protesting at the Rose Bowl Parade in Pasadena

    01/02/2008 5:04:33 AM PST · by redstates4ever · 78 replies · 101+ views
    Flickr Photos ^ | 1/1/08 | NoHoDamon
  • Senator In Sex Sting Now Likely To Quit (Larry Craig)

    09/06/2007 10:48:43 AM PDT · by Calpernia · 43 replies · 1,031+ views
    NBC ^ | 12:44 pm EDT September 6, 2007
    WASHINGTON -- It now looks like Sen. Larry Craig is going to leave office after all. His top spokesman said Thursday that Craig has just about dropped any idea of trying to complete his term, and that he is focused on helping Idaho send a new senator to Washington within a few weeks. (snip) Craig's situation came up in Wednesday night's Republican presidential debate. Sen. Sam Brownback of Kansas and Rep. Duncan Hunter of California both called for his reignation. "What I think is good about it is that he's taking responsibility in the sense of resigning from office, and...
  • Sen. Craig's Example Proves – Sexual Morality Matters

    09/02/2007 11:45:18 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 13 replies · 665+ views
    Concerned Women for America ^ | 8/31/07 | Concerned Women for America
    Washington, D.C. - "The storm over Sen. Larry Craig's (R-Idaho) guilty plea for 'disorderly conduct' in a men's restroom shows that sexual morality matters," stated Wendy Wright, President of Concerned Women for America. "This unpleasant incident highlights the vast problem of sexual deviancy and that Americans have the right to expect moral sexual behavior from others, including U.S. senators. "In light of the accusations against him, Sen. Craig has been criticized for voting to protect Americans from being forced to accept abnormal sexual behaviors. The furor over the accusations against him reveals that Americans do not accept sexual deviancies, so...
  • DUmmie FUnnies 03-09-06 ("The RoadMap to Impeachment: 'Violence' is The Answer")

    03/09/2006 8:05:18 AM PST · by PJ-Comix · 119 replies · 2,010+ views
    DUmmie FUnnies ^ | March 9, 2006 | DUmmies and PJ-Comix
    The DUmmie implosion is proceeding apace as you can see in this THREAD titled, "The RoadMap to Impeachment: 'Violence' is The Answer." DUmmie author, Senator, placed "Violence" in quotes since he means the DUmmies should get "violent" not in the physical sense (which would get him arrested for publicly advocating it) but in the ANNOYING sense. Yes, DUmmie "genius" Senator wants the DUmmies to act incredibly ANNOYING in order to draw attention to their lost cause of impeachment. Ironically, by following DUmmie Senator's RoadMap advice, they are just harming their dopey cause even more since such tactics would only...
  • RNC Statement On’s Offensive New Advertisement

    05/19/2005 4:25:25 PM PDT · by RWR8189 · 53 replies · 2,094+ views
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tracey Schmitt 202-863-8614 “’s vulgar depiction of a violent attack on the Capitol -- a building that symbolizes our democracy -- is beyond the pale of acceptable political discourse. Democrats know Senator Frist’s efforts are intended to restore Senate tradition by granting highly qualified judicial nominees the vote they deserve and have received for the past 214 years. It’s sad that the Democrats and their third party allies would choose to play on Americans’ fears instead of engaging in constructive political debate.” - RNC Communications Director Brian JonesMoveon.Org Has Long History Of Airing Inflammatory And Inappropriate Ads...
  • 'Fair and Balanced': False Advertising? (DNC Hit Squad Attacks FOX News)

    07/18/2004 2:47:03 PM PDT · by gopwinsin04 · 50 replies · 1,975+ views
    Broadcasting and Cable ^ | 7/18/04 | John Higgins
    Breaking News 7/18/2004 12:00PMNon subscriber news abstract The credibility of Rupert Murdochs news empire is under a libera advocacy group, plans to file a complaint on July 19 with the Federal Trade Commission charging that FOX News channel's motto 'Fair and Balanced; is decepting advertising.complete text of article available to subscrbers
  • Liberal Groups Want to 'Take Back Our Media!'

    07/14/2004 11:36:10 AM PDT · by FlyLow · 43 replies · 1,483+ views
    CNS News ^ | 7-15-04 | Susan Jones
    ( - A liberal advocacy group that's made a name for itself by bashing President Bush is now paying for an effort to bash Fox News. "Seven days a week, 24 hours a day, Fox News Channel turns Republican talking points into news headlines," says on its website -- as part of a promotion for a new film called "Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism." "Outfoxed" was funded in part by MoveOn and another liberal group. The Fox News Channel markets itself as "fair and balanced," but "Outfoxed" director Robert Greenwald "exposes Fox for what it it: partisan spin,...
  • MoveOn's financials show big donor support

    04/25/2004 5:11:27 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 19 replies · 366+ views
    BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) - Although the liberal advocacy group touts itself as a grassroots political group, records show that a sizable lump of money comes from just two donors. A review of the Berkeley-based group's first quarter fund raising showed nearly half its $6.98 million came from Peter Lewis, chairman of Progressive Corporation, a Cleveland insurance company, and billionaire philanthropist George Soros. Lewis has donated $2 million to the group and Soros has given more than $1 million, the San Francisco Chronicle reported Sunday. The directors of MoveOn, which has pledged to "bring ordinary people back into politics," say...
  • Anti-Bush Groups Want Education Secretary Fired

    03/08/2004 3:44:22 PM PST · by yoe · 27 replies · 254+ views
    CNSNEWS.COM ^ | March 8, 2004 | Susan Jones
    Liberal groups on Monday plan to launch a petition drive, urging President Bush to fire Education Secretary Rod Paige. Paige recently apologized for a remark in which he described the National Education Association as a "terrorist organization." But and another group called Campaign for America's Future are not accepting Paige's apology. "Parents, teachers and students across the country are outraged that the Bush administration is attacking teachers instead of listening to them to ensure a high-quality public education to every child," the groups said in a joint press release announcing the launch of Monday's petition drive. Paige made the...

    03/05/2004 3:02:50 PM PST · by Deep Freep · 47 replies · 441+ views
    move-on star chamber | 3/5/04 | secret source
    Memo to Reporters FROM: PAC's Research TeamDATE: 3.5.2004attachment. Revealing Picture of Hatch Surfaces On Internet: Hatch Caught in Embarrassing Online Tryst with Publisher of Stolen Democratic DocumentsTwice in the days before right wing activist Kay Daly published stolen Democratic documents on her web site, Senator Orrin Hatch appeared on fringe internet radio shows with her. On October 29, 2003, he appeared on her Free Republic radio "Daly Show" and on November 11, 2003, he appeared on another Free Republic radio show with her. Manuel Miranda appeared on Ms. Daly's radio show just two weeks earlier. Kay Daly was the...

    01/25/2004 7:53:41 PM PST · by doug from upland · 81 replies · 359+ views
    SLATE DOT MSN DOT COM ^ | 1-25-04 | dfu
    Yes, ladies and gentlemen, a man who wants to be president really did tell a joke about the potential shooting of a sitting vice president. Drudge talked about it on his show tonight. This is just amazing. The Republicans are the ones who are mean spirited???? Excerpt from --- Quote: "Somebody told me the other day that the Secret Service has orders that if George Bush is shot, they're to shoot Quayle. … There isn't any press here, is there?" (Associated Press, Nov. 16, 1988). Charge: Kerry delivered this joke at a business breakfast shortly after the election of...
  • Terry McAullife Calls Hitler Ad Deplorable And Despicable

    01/14/2004 5:20:37 PM PST · by Doctor Raoul · 28 replies · 251+ views
    Terry McAullife is a guest right now on the Laura Ingraham radio show out of NYC on WABC 770 AM. Asked if the ads are too much, McAullife called the Hilter ads "deplorable" and "despicable". Looks like the Clinton DNC wants a trial separation from MoveOn.

    07/28/2003 9:30:12 AM PDT · by AmericanInTokyo · 348 replies · 2,482+ views
    (You will need a browser with Japanese font capability, and ability to comprehend written Japanese) As a FReeper Researcher, I have just come across a JAPANESE organization, based on an overseas JAPANESE website, in JAPANESE, that is encouraging foreigners to contribute money to and assist the "Campaign for American President Dennis Kucinich".The URL of the activity was located at: The organization is called "Global Peace Campaign" located in Japan. It is part of an umbrella of socialist and communist organizations opposing US efforts in Iraq, it supports North Korea, and is aligned with the usual communist movements.The website has...

    12/15/2003 1:50:41 PM PST · by jtminton · 101 replies · 511+ views ^ | 12-15-2003 | Drudge
    CAMPAIGN CASH RACE TURNS INTERNATIONAL; MOVEON.ORG CENTER OF INTRIGUE; CLARK SEEKS CANADIAN SUPPORT, WEBSITE SHOWS Frustrated with the lack of domestic support, left-leaning website has apparently been reaching beyond American borders to generate cash revenue over the Internet! The provocative international fundraising strategy threatens to embroil the presidential candidacy of General Wesley Clark and former Vermont Governor Howard Dean. Both men are named on international fundraising websites suggesting donations to, which has been running ads critical of the Bush Administration, has named an "International Campaigns Director." It is not clear how much money has been raised from...
  • Saddam could be offered deal

    12/14/2003 7:34:36 PM PST · by knak · 86 replies · 390+ views
    Ha'aretz ^ | 12/14/03
    ATHENS - Deposed Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein could be offered a deal in which he would give his captors information on if and how he hid weapons of mass destruction and if he smuggled some of them into Syria. In exchange, he would face life imprisonment and not be executed for war crimes, senior Iraqis attending a conference here on the future of the region have hinted. Saddam was captured, alive and well, on Saturday near his hometown of Tikrit. U.S. troops found him hiding in a subterranean hole. He did not resist. The Iraqi figures also said that, even...
  • SAX, LIES AND VIDEO - "Bill Clinton: The E! True Hollywood Story"

    12/10/2003 12:24:05 AM PST · by kattracks · 15 replies · 376+ views
    New York Post ^ | 12/10/03 | LINDA STASI
    <p>December 10, 2003 -- HOW is it possible that a president of the United States ends up on E!'s "True Hollywood Story"? Maybe the question really is how in the world did a president's genitals end up as serious discussion within the Justice Department - and how did we the people end up paying $40 million to end up with an impeachment based on a report that reads like a romance novel by Jackie Collins?</p>
  • Who's Lying Now?'s Daily Misleader lives up to its name

    12/09/2003 9:07:11 PM PST · by Pokey78 · 12 replies · 282+ views
    Opinion Journal ^ | 12/10/03 | BEN FRITZ
    <p>In a June 6 speech about Medicare, President Bush said, "We must protect seniors from high medical costs that can rob them of their savings." And with the recently passed Medicare bill, which adds a prescription drug benefit to the government's health insurance program for seniors, the president claims to have done just that.</p>
  • Nationwide Freep! House Parties with Propaganda Videos THIS WEEKEND!

    12/05/2003 11:45:37 AM PST · by RightOnTheLeftCoast · 94 replies · 584+ views | 5 December 2003 |
    As you probably have discerned, the lovelies at have moved-on from their original charter of mewling about "vicious right-wing extremist attacks on President Clinton's personal sex life" to adopt a particularly strident blend of anti-America-ism, hate-Bush-ism, and appeasment of terrorists. Well. Now through the magic of the Web they have arranged almost 3,000 "house parties" this Sunday at which a propaganda video, "Uncovered: The Whole Truth About the Iraq War" will be shown. You too can sign up to attend or host a house party at I checked and there are four such parties within ten miles of...
  • Gore Bashes Bush, Patriot Act

    11/10/2003 2:34:53 PM PST · by Tumbleweed_Connection · 19 replies · 261+ views
    WPVI ^ | 11/10/03 | AP
    Former Vice President Al Gore says the Bush White House is using the Sept. 11 terror attacks to justify a major offensive against the freedoms and liberties Americans have enjoyed for centuries. "They have taken us much farther down the road toward an intrusive, 'big brother'-style government – toward the dangers prophesied by George Orwell in his book '1984' – than anyone ever thought would be possible in the United States of America," Gore charged in a speech. Gore, who lost the disputed 2000 presidential election to President Bush, brought many in the crowd of 3,000 to their feet Sunday...
  • Gore Blasts Bush for Disbanding Senate Intelligence Cte., Charges Nixon-like Coverup over 911

    11/09/2003 11:47:40 AM PST · by nwrep · 80 replies · 1,117+ views
    C-SPAN ^ | November 9, 2003 | nwrep
    Al Gore has charged that the Bush administration is attempting to cover-up the 9/11 investigation by dismissing the Senate Intelligence Committee. In a speech sponsored by the Communist Group, Gore dismissed the partisan Democrat memo advising the committee to use intelligence information for political purposes as "trivial", and accused Bush of over-reaching in his authority, in much the same way as Richard Nixon did when he fired his Chief Investigator during the Watergate scandal. It was reported here that Senator Frist disbanded the Senate Intellignce Committee after the partisan memo revealed it would be unable to carry out its...
  • THAT'S (718) 832-6459 (Call and tell 'em what you think)

    10/06/2003 5:03:38 AM PDT · by jocon307 · 52 replies · 424+ views
    NY Post ^ | 10/06/03 | Bab McManus
    <p>October 6, 2003 -- WHAT do social insects, Genghis Khan's cavalry and the cyberbullies at have in common? Swarming.</p> <p>Social insects aren't much on individuality. Gene-driven, they do low-order tasks in the service of an elaborately organized nest - and they do it in large numbers.</p>
  • (The anti-Bush, antiwar, anti-everything world of MoveOn)

    08/11/2003 6:37:49 AM PDT · by presidio9 · 51 replies · 621+ views
    National Review ^ | August 11, 2003 | Byron York
    s the 2000 presidential campaign began, a young computer programmer from Massachusetts named Zack Exley enjoyed 15 minutes of fame when he created a website called The site, which Exley billed as a "parody," featured a doctored photo of George W. Bush with what appeared to be cocaine on his upper lip and nose. It sold bumper stickers with sayings like "GWBush, Not a Crackhead Anymore!" and "GWBush, Born with a Silver Spoon Up His Nose." And it featured a cartoon of Bush dancing with a bottle in his hand as kegs of beer bounced around the screen and...
  • After Action Report Freeped the redistricting rally, Austin, TX 8/9/03

    08/09/2003 2:32:40 PM PDT · by The Bat Lady · 16 replies · 411+ views
    Aug. 9, 2003 | The Bat Lady planned a huge rally to support the Texas Democrat Senators who have run to New Mexico, today. At least 13 brave freepers met to stand on the other side. We were Basil, Gracey, The Bat Lady, HocNDoc, DrewsDad, CindyDawg and her hubby, Verona (Lurker), Petronide, JimNTexas, Jobshopper and his wife and DeadCorpse. If I have misspelled anyone's name please chime in. As I was driving up, I heard that had 3,000 people coming to Austin for this rally. I hadn't heard who would be showing up and was pretty nervious about being the only one. But then I...
  • Nixon ordered Watergate break-in, aide says now [Magruder]

    07/26/2003 9:05:58 PM PDT · by HAL9000 · 58 replies · 1,393+ views
    Scripps Howard News Service ^ | July 26, 2003 | BILL STRAUB
    President Richard Nixon personally ordered the "third-rate burglary" at the Watergate Hotel in June 1972, a trusted aide has now revealed, resurrecting the scandal that led to Nixon's political ruin and forced him from the nation's highest office. Jeb Stuart Magruder, who was Nixon's assistant communications director before moving to the re-election committee, said he was privy to a telephone conversation between Nixon and John Mitchell, the campaign chairman, in which the president urged Mitchell to proceed with a break-in at the Democratic National Committee offices in the Watergate. The revelation, if true, places the Watergate burglary in a...
  • Sen. Bob Graham Just Called for Impeachments On MSNBC Over Supposed Intelligence Failures

    07/17/2003 2:09:23 PM PDT · by ewing · 133 replies · 620+ views
    MSNBC ^ | July 17, 2003 | Buchanan and Press
    MSNBC is running it as breaking news.. Graham said that there is no way that Tom Delay and the House will have impeachment hearings over the supposed intelligence failures (I assume he is talking about VP Cheney) so 'the people' will have to vote the offending partes out in 2004.A desperate act of a Presidential candidacy and a political career expiring
  • Rush: "Liberals Orgasm Over Web Pipe Dream" (Hot Link to Free Republic from his web site tonight)

    07/07/2003 7:46:59 PM PDT · by Matchett-PI · 117 replies · 416+ views
    Rush Limbaugh Web Site ^ | July 7, 2003 | Rush Limbaugh
    After 15 years of saying they needed to find a liberal answer to me, the left has decided that they don't need talk radio because they "own" the Internet. Ronald Brownstein of the Los Angeles Times picks up this latest Democrat talking point in a piece headlined: "With Click of a Mouse, Liberals Find Answer to Limbaugh." Whenever one of these ideas germinates in the liberal wing of the party, it's all over the press. Liberals pass on whatever absurd talking point they hear without analyzing whether it's true or not; they don't think for themselves. Brownstein distorts the tiny...
  • Rush: "..No way can even match Free Republic"

    07/07/2003 10:43:40 AM PDT · by Matchett-PI · 169 replies · 500+ views
    Rush Limbaugh Radio Program ^ | July 7, 2003 | Rush Limbaugh
    Did anyone else here happen to hear Rush mention Free Republic around 1:20 PM Eastern time? I was taping his program, but the tape ran out just as he mentioned us. To the best of my ability, I'll try to remember how he led into it: In the context of telling everyone to quit worrying about, and the influence they have with people, he said that if you want to see what REAL influence is, just let Drudge turn his site over to activism and you will see "REAL influence". He said that if he decided to have another...
  • With help of the Internet, presidential candidate Howard Dean is building a grassroots following

    07/06/2003 6:25:13 PM PDT · by jern · 1 replies · 251+ views
    Baltimore Sun ^ | July 5, 2003 | Rob Hiaasen
  • How Howard Dean Is Winning The Web

    07/06/2003 5:30:45 PM PDT · by jern · 20 replies · 279+ views
    Time ^ | Monday, Jul. 14, 2003 | CHRIS TAYLOR/SAN RAFAEL
    N A T I O N How Dean Is Winning The Web The Democrat's ability to win fans and raise cash online has taken his party by surprise By CHRIS TAYLOR/SAN RAFAEL Monday, Jul. 14, 2003 Howard Dean is hardly what you would call a high-tech guru. The former Vermont Governor, whose trademark look is a blue shirt with rolled-up sleeves, is a mostly gadget-free zone. He does not carry a BlackBerry email pager or tablet PC (he leaves those to his aides). And don't expect to find Dean, 54, surfing the Web for hours at home. "I kind of...
  • Impeachment: "Be prepared" is good advice for the Bush White House

    06/28/2003 6:42:00 PM PDT · by Lando Lincoln · 14 replies · 158+ views
    Enter Stage Right ^ | June 23, 2003 | Paul M. Wayrich
    Impeachment: "Be prepared" is good advice for the Bush White House By Paul M. Weyrich web posted June 23, 2003 The late John Connally, former Governor of Texas, and Secretary of the Treasury in the Nixon Administration, told me a story back in 1975 when I was a guest at his ranch. The governor had been indicted and, although later vindicated, he was fixated on the question of who was responsible for his indictment. He related to me an episode that he was convinced lay at the heart of his indictment. He said that one day he had been asked...
  • McDermott attacks Bush as liar over WMD during prescription debate on the floor

    06/26/2003 8:37:05 PM PDT · by Republican Wildcat · 336 replies · 590+ views
    C-SPAN | June 26, 2003 | Jim McDermott
    The debate is one of the nastiest I've seen on the floor of the House of all time--Nancy Johnson (R-CT) seems to be taking the brunt of the vicious attacks (and I do mean vicious) from the Democrats. Jim McDermott (D-WA) just said the Republicans can't be trusted on prescription drugs because WMD have not been found in Iraq (he mistakenly said "Iran" first, at which time the Republican members took the opportunity to laugh hysterically at him). Called Bush a liar, at which time the Chair ordered him to sit down. Billy Tauzin (R) followed up by saying "It...
  • From flying toasters to the virtual search for a president (MoveOn.Org Primary)

    06/26/2003 1:46:58 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 2 replies · 370+ views
    Independent.Co.UK ^ | June 26, 2003 | Andrew Gumbel
    There was always something quaintly old-fashioned about the way Americans embarked on the long process of choosing their next president: the town hall meetings, the closed-door caucus, the chase for state party delegates. Now, with nine Democrats vying for the job of challenging George Bush in November 2004, the process has been brought bang up to date with the arrival of a potentially revolutionary new tool: the online primary. Yesterday was the second of two days of voting at a political website of growing prominence called Proclaiming itself as a new model for grassroots activism - which is to...
  • Impeachment: 'Be Prepared' Good Advice for Bush White House

    06/23/2003 7:10:52 PM PDT · by TLBSHOW · 107 replies · 207+ views
    newsmax ^ | June 24, 2003 | Paul Weyrich
    Impeachment: 'Be Prepared' Good Advice for Bush White House by Paul Weyrich The late John Connally, former governor of Texas and secretary of the treasury in the Nixon administration, told me a story back in 1975 when I was a guest at his ranch. The governor had been indicted and, although later vindicated, he was fixated on the question of who was responsible for his indictment. He related to me an episode that he was convinced lay at the heart of his indictment. He said that one day he had been asked to testify before a House committee. He was...
  • Internet Presidential Primary Is a Modern Process With Traditional Allegations of Vote-Rigging

    06/19/2003 3:33:37 PM PDT · by Jean S · 10 replies · 219+ views
    AP ^ | 6/19/03 | Nedra Pickler
    WASHINGTON (AP) - More than a million Internet users will be invited to vote in a virtual Democratic primary next week, but this most modern of elections is facing age-old allegations of vote-rigging. Howard Dean, who has built an extensive network of Internet-savvy supporters, is expected to get the most votes in the primary. Organizers of the site say any advantage for the former Vermont governor is due to his appeal among their members, and not any misdeeds in their process or because one of their employees worked on his campaign. The primary begins Tuesday and voting runs for...