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  • MoveOn Seeks Rising Stars for Fellowship Program - full time, paid (Ad on Craigslist)

    09/12/2007 2:06:17 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 5 replies · 298+ views
    Craigslist ^ | 9/10/07
    Saw this ad on Dallas Craigslist and thought everyone would find it interesting & amusing. ---------------------------------- Reply to: fellowship@moveon.org Date: 2007-09-10, 10:15AM CDT MoveOn is starting a fellowship program, to give talented up-and-comers a chance to work on the biggest issues in the progressive movement. Rising stars of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply for this 5-month, full-time, paid position. Details or to apply: http://www.moveon.org/fellowship MoveOn Fellows will work alongside our top campaigners to end the war in Iraq, stop the climate crisis, win the '08 election and make their mark on other high-profile issues. The program will start with...
  • MoveOn.org: Momentum or Menace?

    09/12/2007 1:11:28 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 2 replies · 248+ views
    The Washington Post's Politics Blog ^ | September 11, 2007 | Chris Cillizza
    The biggest news yesterday came before General David Petraeus or Ambassador Ryan Crocker uttered a single word in the hearings on progress in Iraq.And it came in the form of a newspaper ad, paid for by MoveOn.org. The ad, which accused Petraeus of "cooking the books for the White House", was roundly condemned by Republicans who time and again in the hearings held up the ad in the New York Times and called on Democrats to condemn it. The statement from RNC spokesman Mike Duncan was typical of the rhetoric: "Will Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, and the rest of the...
  • Angry MoveOn calls for Iraq backbone (Pop some popcorn!)

    05/23/2007 9:18:11 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 40 replies · 1,616+ views
    The Politico ^ | May 23, 2007 | Josephine Hearn
    Anti-war activists vowed they will have long memories about the deal Democratic leaders struck with the Bush administration this week on Iraq war funding, warning that they will exact retribution from lawmakers in both parties in 2008. Enraged by what they considered capitulation by Democrats, anti-war leaders vowed to redouble their efforts at defeating the next funding request when it comes up as expected in September. The group MoveOn.org, which previously had been an ally of the Democratic leadership on the war issue, in a statement raised the specter of "in-district advertising and recruitment of primary challengers" as punishment for...
  • Anti-War Dems Near Defeat on Spending Bill

    03/21/2007 11:39:25 AM PDT · by 3AngelaD · 21 replies · 858+ views
    The Politico ^ | March 21, 2007 | Josephine Hearn
    The most outspoken critics of the $124 billion wartime spending bill in the House are facing withering support in their fight to defeat it. California Democratic Reps. Maxine Waters and Lynn Woolsey said that many of their liberal colleagues were caving under pressure from Democratic leaders who, according to at least one congressman, have threatened to block requests for new funds for his district. They also cited MoveOn.org's endorsement of the measure Monday as a blow to their efforts. "This is the process: people who feel strongly about this issue hold out as long as they can," said Waters. "A...
  • Anti-War Groups Seek Breakthrough Moment (NPR pimps move-on)

    03/15/2007 5:57:28 PM PDT · by Drango · 11 replies · 644+ views
    NPR ^ | March 15 | Peter Overby
    Anti-War Groups Seek Breakthrough Moment Next Monday marks four years since the United States attacked Iraq. Anti-war groups are planning to protest the conflict over the next several days, at events in Washington, D.C., and around the country. But the anti-war movement, while enjoying broader support than anti-war protests of the Vietnam era, is struggling to reach mainstream America. Activists are organizing Web campaigns to pressure members of Congress. And Move On, a leader in the anti-war movement, has its own political action committee. Apparently, marching on the Pentagon with flowers is considered to be passe.
  • Democrats Cancel Fox News Debate Over (Roger Aile's) Joke (FReep poll)

    03/10/2007 3:30:01 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 86 replies · 2,671+ views
    AOL News ^ | March 10, 2007 | Dan Whitcomb
    Nevada Democratic Party officials said Friday they were canceling a presidential debate co-sponsored by the Fox News Channel, following a joke chairman Roger Ailes made about Democratic candidate Barack Obama. In a letter sent to Fox News, Nevada State Democratic Party Chairman Tom Collins and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Ailes "went too far" with comments made the night before. The letter makes no reference to a crusade by the liberal activist group MoveOn.org to boycott Fox, which it calls a "right-wing mouthpiece." Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards dropped out of the debate Thursday, citing in part Fox's participation....
  • Bill Would Remove Grounds for Impeachment, Bush Critics Suggest [MoveOn.org............]

    09/19/2006 11:53:42 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 41 replies · 1,524+ views
    Bill Would Remove Grounds for Impeachment, Bush Critics Suggest By Susan Jones CNSNews.com Senior Editor September 19, 2006 (CNSNews.com) - A bill now pending in the Senate would make the Bush administration's enemy wiretapping program more practical and flexible, removing all doubt about its legality. But that worries some of Bush's fiercest critics. According to one anti-Bush group, the bill "would pardon President Bush for breaking the law by illegally wiretapping innocent Americans without warrants." MoveOn.org's political action committee has accused Sen. Arlen Specter (R-Pa.) of caving in to pressure when he introduced a bill that "justifies everything the president...
  • Moveon: "Stop the Politics of Terror"- time to let your voices be heard on Moveon's dime! (Vanity)

    08/15/2006 7:11:44 PM PDT · by God luvs America · 26 replies · 959+ views
    Moveon has sent out the following e-mail: Dear MoveOn member, It was like a starter's pistol went off. Ned Lamont wins and the next day Republicans are politicizing a terror threat with outrageous comments. Dick Cheney even said Connecticut voters were supporting Al Qaeda.1 They can't get away with that and, with voters angry about Katrina and Iraq, we can expose Republican posturing on security if we hit back hard. This week newspapers will print letters to the editor about last week's terror threat. If thousands of us write letters we can remind the public that five years after 9/11...
  • For MoveOn, stakes are high in primary

    08/08/2006 11:06:42 AM PDT · by neverdem · 30 replies · 1,198+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | August 8, 2006 | NA
        HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Other than the candidates themselves, no one has more riding on today's Connecticut Democratic Senate primary than MoveOn.org, a liberal organization at the edgy intersection of politics and the Internet.     With a victory for Ned Lamont, the group can claim a role in helping an anti-war challenger dump Sen. Joe Lieberman, who supports President Bush's policy in Iraq and has the backing of Democratic Party leaders, including former President Bill Clinton.     A come-from-behind win for Mr. Lieberman would mark yet another setback for MoveOn in its parallel campaign -- to strengthen its credentials as a force...
  • MoveOn.org hopes for win

    08/07/2006 7:39:28 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 52 replies · 1,251+ views
    Connecticut Post ^ | 08/07/2006 09 | DAVID ESPO
    HARTFORD- Other than the candidates, no one has more riding on this week's Connecticut Democratic Senate primary than MoveOn.org, a liberal organization at the edgy intersection of politics and the Internet. With victory for Ned Lamont, the group can claim a role in helping an anti-war challenger dump Sen. Joe Lieberman, who supports President Bush's policy in Iraq and has the backing of the Democratic establishment. A come-from-behind win for Lieberman would mark yet another setback for MoveOn in its parallel campaign _ to strengthen its credentials as a force to be heeded by Democrats as they seek congressional majorities...
  • MoveOn plans $80,000 CNN ad blitz on wiretaps; Bush morphs into Nixon

    02/03/2006 10:51:59 AM PST · by areafiftyone · 46 replies · 1,012+ views
    Move On ^ | 2/3/06
    Did President Bush Break The Law? Here are the facts: Blah Blah Blah Yakity Yak Blah Blah Bush's Fault Blah Blah Blah Yakity Yak! Click Move-On just can't seem to get out of the 70's era. And I guess CNN is desperate for money.
  • MoveOn.org's anti-Catholic Paranoia (MoveOn.org and George Soros Alert)

    05/27/2005 4:29:38 PM PDT · by Jacob Kell · 20 replies · 1,531+ views
    FrontPageMagazine.com ^ | May 27, 2005 | Don Feder
    Democrats lost the evangelical vote decades ago. As the last election showed, they are now in danger of permanently losing Catholics. But the left has devised an ingenious technique for winning back disaffected Catholics – insult their Church and its leader. And they thought of this all by themselves? As part of the campaign to defeat the Republican push to end the judicial filibuster, on May 17, 2005, MoveOn.org, PAC ran an ad appealing to anti-Catholic paranoia. The broadside was an altered photo that showed Pope Benedict XVI standing outside the Supreme Court’s chambers. The pontiff appears to be holding...
  • Soros-supported voter-registration drive probed(i.e. Voter Fraud Alert)Why am I not surprised?

    10/20/2004 4:28:03 PM PDT · by Jacob Kell · 11 replies · 743+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | October 20, 2004 | Jerry Seper
    Billionaire currency trader George Soros, in his quest to unseat President Bush, has given millions of dollars to a coalition of anti-Bush organizations whose nationwide voter-registration drive has been targeted by state and federal authorities for possible widespread fraud. Working under an umbrella organization known as America Votes, the coalition's registration drive — described by election officials as the largest in U.S. history — focused on potential voters in 14 so-called battleground states.
  • Celebs Join MoveOn in Making Anti-Bush Ads (Hollywood Left Alert)

    08/24/2004 5:28:08 PM PDT · by Jacob Kell · 21 replies · 850+ views
    Associated Press (by way of FOXNews.com) ^ | August 24, 2004 | Associated Press
    SAN FRANCISCO — "Bourne Supremacy" star Matt Damon (search), "Lost in Translation" actress Scarlett Johansson (search) and other celebrity artists are donating their talents -- not just their cash -- to an online effort to unseat President Bush. The Internet political group MoveOn.org on Tuesday premieres 10 new anti-Bush ads created by award-winning directors and starring popular Hollywood actors. An independent group not connected directly to Democratic candidate John Kerry (search), MoveOn has promised an unconventional approach to the election.
  • Hollywood Hate Group Assaults Bush (Hollyweird Left Mega-Barf Alert)

    07/13/2004 3:40:20 PM PDT · by Jacob Kell · 35 replies · 2,799+ views
    FrontPageMagazine.com ^ | July 12, 2004 | Ben Johnson
    Last weekend's hatefest in New York City, in which John Kerry endorsed the vicious attack of Hollywood hacks on the Commander-in-Chief, provides a sad portent of things to come. Leftist hate group MoveOn.org announced last week that it has enlisted the help of the Hollywood elite in its partisan campaign to smear the president and stigmatize America’s War on Terror. According to a Time magazine story (“I’m Rob Reiner, and I Approve This Ad”), such Hollywood powerhouses as Academy Award-winning documentary filmmaker Errol Morris, Rob Reiner, “West Wing” creator Aaron Sorkin, Ed Asner, Danny Glover, Al Franken, the ubiquitous Kevin...
  • MOVEON.ORG FEATURES AD COMPARING BUSH TO HITLER...

    01/04/2004 12:48:38 PM PST · by Kaslin · 126 replies · 3,582+ views
    Drudge Report ^ | SUN JAN 04 2003 14:37:17 ET
    ONLINE CONTEST TO MAKE BEST SPOT TURNS VICIOUS. WEBSITE FEATURED AD, LATER PULLED IT AFTER COMPLAINTS, DRUDGE HAS LEARNED.SEE MOVEON.ORG HITLER/BUSH AD CONTENDER...MOVEON.ORG SCRIPT GRAPHIC: Pictures Of Hitler HITLER: (Speaking In German) CHYRON: We have taken new measures to protect our homeland, GRAPHIC: Pictures Of Hitler HITLER: (Speaking In German) CHYRON: I believe I am acting in accordance with the will of the Almighty Creator, GRAPHIC: Pictures Of Hitler HITLER: (Speaking In German) CHYRON: God told me to strike at al-Qaida and I struck them, GRAPHIC: Pictures of President Bush HITLER: (Speaking In German) CHYRON: and then He instructed me...
  • HateBush.org (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 GWBush.com. 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...
  • 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 MoveOn.org. Proclaiming itself as a new model for grassroots activism - which is to...
  • Recent MoveOn.org letter to members

    04/25/2003 10:45:00 AM PDT · by rocky88 · 66 replies · 805+ views
    MoveOn.org | 4/25/03 | rocky88
    An annoying liberal co-worker emailed this to me, saying "Have a Nice Day!" GRRRRR! Luckily, I was able to scroll through past FR threads regarding MoveOn.org and fire back my ammunition about this organization and what the so-called "peace movement" really consists of!
  • Anti-war Group Touts KKK Byrd's Speech

    03/09/2003 12:18:17 PM PST · by Jean S · 14 replies · 376+ views
    NewsMax.com ^ | Sunday, March 9, 2003 1:09 p.m. EST | Carl Limbacher and NewsMax.com Staff
    A leading anti-war group is touting a recent speech by U.S. Sen. Robert Byrd, who once belonged to the domestic terrorist group the Ku Klux Klan; an organization that waged a violent decades-long jihad against black Americans, Jews and Catholics. In a full-page ad in Sunday's New York Times, the group MoveOn.org praised the Klansman-turned-top Democrat as "one of the most respected United States Senators" and urged that Americans needed to take his words to heart. MoveOn was referring to the senator's words about a possible war in Iraq, and not his past comments decrying blacks as "race mongrels" and...
  • Protesters Rally Against War on Iraq

    01/17/2003 9:39:47 AM PST · by RCW2001 · 6 replies · 314+ views
    Protesters Rally Across the U.S. for a Peaceful End to the Iraq Crisis The Associated Press WASHINGTON Jan. 17 — Fearing war could start in weeks, protesters are massing in Washington and cities around the country to press for a peaceful way out of the crisis with Iraq and an end to America's own weapons of mass destruction.The weekend demonstrations coincide with America's military buildup in the Persian Gulf region and a time of remembrance for the nonviolent struggle embodied by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Even as U.S. military personnel ship out, protesters are packing Washington-bound buses...