Cliven Bundy’s remarks, what his black bodyguard thinks and the dishonesty over at Media Matters

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As you can tell by the long title of this Op-Ed, I have a lot of ground to cover and since I don’t want this to become a 1,000 word essay, here goes!

Cliven Bundy’s recliven bundymarks about Black people have got the left turning themselves into a pretzel to try and justify the BLM’s heavy handed tactics.

But what did he say, exactly?

In short, he said that he wondered if the Negroes (his choice of word) were better off post slavery. He cited their poor socioeconomic status, high incarceration rate, lack of family structure and high abortion rates.

What Mr. Bundy so inelegantly pointed out was that liberal policies just fail the Black community. This is not shocking, it is simply the truth, and this man had enough stones to voice it out loud.

Could he have used a better choice of words? Hell yes, but when you stop and think about it, being a cattle rancher doesn’t always require a lot of tact, and pert near zero time in front of a camera, so to say that he is a little out of practice in this area is an understatement.

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However, here is the video that Media Matters posted on their site:

 

Now here are his FULL remarks, where he goes on to speak about Spanish (his word choice, also) people. Basically he cites their strong work ethic, rigid family structure and the fact that they pay taxes.

Here is the UNEDITED video Media Matters did not post:

So, in this author’s humble opinion, we have yet another example of the left getting all upset over a manufactured event.

And lastly, what does one of Mr. Bundy’s own bodyguards think about his remarks? Now keep in mind, this bodyguard just happens to be a black man.

The first thing I noticed about this interview, was that despite the CNN reporter’s best efforts, he could not get that bodyguard to say Mr. Bundy was a racist. The bodyguard even went so far as to proclaim, “I would take a bullet for that man, if need be. I look up to him just like my own grandfather.”

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Media Matters Boycotts Rush Limbaugh, and His Ratings Increase as Much as 60%!

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It seems that the left has a problem-their boycotts help the targets!  Remember the boycott against Chick-fil-A, and the restaurant chain had records sales, with some stores running out of product to sell?  Then, came the boycott against Rush Limbaugh, who called a woman, who demanded that the government fund her sex-life, a slut.  Some  advertisers left, and wanted to come back, when their business suffered.  And, now, we see the final results of that boycott…his ratings are up!  Fire Andrea Mitchell has the video…

well, maybe we should have lefties boycott the CH 2.0? I could use the extra traffic!


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DOJ Used Media Matters as a Propaganda Arm: Anyone Surprised?

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We all know what Media Matters is.  It’s a Soros funded smear machine meant to spread regressive propaganda, as well as attack anyone that opposed the regressive agenda.  Then, we the Daily Caller obtained emails between Media Matters personell and DOJ, is wasn’t at all surprised. Here is an excerpt from the DC…

Dozens of pages of emails between DOJ Office of Public Affairs Director Tracy Schmaler and Media Matters staffers show Schmaler, Holder’s top press defender, working with Media Matters to attack reporters covering DOJ scandals. TheDC obtained the emails through a Freedom of Information Act request. (RELATED: TheDC’s complete coverage of Media Matters)

Emails sent in September and November 2010 show Schmaler working with Media Matters staffer Jeremy Holden on attacking news coverage of the New Black Panther Party voter intimidation scandal.

Holden attacked former DOJ Civil Rights Division attorneys J. Christian Adams and Hans von Spakovsky on Sept. 20, 2010 for what he called an attempt “to reignite the phony New Black Panther Party scandal.”

Before Holden posted his article at 7:52 p.m., Schmaler sent him several emails with information helping him attack both former DOJ oficials.

“Here’s one Wolf letter,” read the subject of one email Schmaler sent Holden that contained no text. The email was likely a reference to Virginia Republican Rep. Frank Wolf, a member of Congress who led the Republican charge on the New Black Panther Party scandal involving alleged voter intimidation at a November 2008 polling place in Philadelphia.

Get over to the DC to read the rest.  It’s very clear from what was uncovered that Media Matters was doing the bidding of the DOJ, in attacking it’s critics.  Why not the MSM?  Well, their job was to not cover these stories at all.  To smear the accusers would have meant that would have had to cover the stories in enough depth for the average citizen to know that they even existed.  That wasn’t desirable to the administration.  However, everyone in the blogosphere already knew about them, so they needed Media Matters to tow the line and attack the accusers.  Call it the propaganda version of “defense in depth.”

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Some in Congress Seek to Repeal Ban on Propaganda, Are They Aware That MSNBC has Already Ignored it?

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Imagine my shock and surprise when I read of the proposal to eliminate laws restricting the use of propaganda in the US.  Here is more via Buzzfeed…

An amendment that would legalize the use of propaganda on American audiences is being inserted into the latest defense authorization bill, BuzzFeed has learned.

The amendment would “strike the current ban on domestic dissemination” of propaganda material produced by the State Department and the Pentagon, according to the summary of the law at the House Rules Committee’s official website.

The tweak to the bill would essentially neutralize two previous acts—the Smith-Mundt Act of 1948 and Foreign Relations Authorization Act in 1987—that had been passed to protect U.S. audiences from our own government’s misinformation campaigns.

The bi-partisan amendment is sponsored by Rep. Mac Thornberry from Texas and Rep. Adam Smith from Washington State.

In a little noticed press release earlier in the week — buried beneath the other high-profile issues in the $642 billion defense bill, including indefinite detention and a prohibition on gay marriage at military installations — Thornberry warned that in the Internet age, the current law “ties the hands of America’s diplomatic officials, military, and others by inhibiting our ability to effectively communicate in a credible way.”

If you’ve been a reader here for any length of time, you would realize that the American people are subjected to a steady stream of propaganda-right from the talking heads of the MSM.  Also, you would know that the White House coordinates with organizations, like Media Matters, who then coordinate with Media outlets, like NBC-all to get the narrative pushed, while giving all the appearances of being “objective media.”

And, just before you mention that the networks are privately owned, need I mention NPR?

So, I think that the proposed legislation will do nothing more than make official the media bias and disinformation that the American people receive on a regular basis anyway.  Just remember, a difference that makes no difference really isn’t a difference at all.

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Media Matters and the Alinsky Method: Leftist Tactics on Display

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Over the last three years, we’ve tried to illustrate how the political left deals with those that disagree with them.  What we usually see is a display of intimidation, disinformation, and outright lies.  Rather than argue facts, and use reason, they all too often resort to the dark art of the smear.  The idea is not to disprove the arguments of their critics, or to convince others of their own merits.  Instead, they seek to destroy their crititcs, making the argument personal rather than factual.

As many of you know, The Daily Caller is publishing a series of articles on Media Matters.  From what has been released thusfar, we can see that Media Matters is as dark and twisted as their primary benefactor.  In their activities, they display the leftitst tactics, generated by Saul Alinsky, for all to see.  

Simply put,” Frisch wrote, “the progressive movement is in need of an enemy. George W. Bush is gone. We really don’t have John McCain to kick around any more. Filling the lack of leadership on the right, Fox News has emerged as the central enemy and antagonist of the Obama administration, our Congressional majorities and the progressive movement as a whole.”

“We must take Fox News head-on in a well funded, presidential-style campaign to discredit and embarrass the network, making it illegitimate in the eyes of news consumers.”

What Frisch proceeded to suggest, however, went well beyond what legitimate presidential campaigns attempt. “We should hire private investigators to look into the personal lives of Fox News anchors, hosts, reporters, prominent contributors, senior network and corporate staff,” he wrote.

Again, notice that nothing in Media Matters’ strategy has a thing to do with disproving FOX, showing that anything that they report isn’t true-it’s about attacking FOX, via the people that work there, in order to discredit the network. It isn’t about truth- it’s about creating a false perception.

I would encourage you to read the rest of the article, that highlights some of the other strategies that Media Matters Planned for FOX, like filing frivolous lawsuits, harassing stockholders and the use of social media to smear FOX personalities.

Besides the obvious points about the dishonesty of  Media Matters, this series shows us the tactics that we will see if we have a GOP POTUS and Congress next year.  There will be smears, lawsuits, personal attacks, intimidation, and likely even violence.  The left believes that the  ends justifies the means, and no means are left off the table.

Get ready for it.

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A Tale of Two Stories: Lowes not Advertising on “All-American Muslim,” is bad, but Boycotting Glenn Beck was Perfectly OK

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In another not-at-all shocking example of a double standard, Lowes is taking some heat for choosing not to advertise on the TLC show, “All-American Muslim.”  The Blaze has some coverage here…

Hardware retail giant Lowe’s has pulled its commercials from all future episodes of TLC’s reality TV show “All-American Muslim,” the chain said this week.

The conservative Florida Family Association has been leading a campaign to get retailers to pull their advertisements from the show. On Tuesday, it posted an email from a Lowe‘s representative who said Lowe’s will no longer be advertising during “All-American Muslim,” which chronicles the lives of several Muslim-American families living in Dearborn, Mich.

“While we continue to advertise on various cable networks, including TLC, there are certain programs that do not meet Lowe’s advertising guidelines, including the show you brought to our attention. Lowe’s will no longer be advertising on that program,” the Lowe’s representative said.

However, the retail giant is finding itself in hot water for that decision.  Here is some more, from another post at The Blaze…

“Some people” includes a California state senator (who‘s exploring whether Lowe’s decision violated any laws), Def Jam founder/Foundation for Ethnic Understanding chairman Russell Simmons, and millions of Americans, reports Gawker.

“Lowe’s community manager has probably been chugging aspirin-infused milkshakes all weekend considering the thousands of critical comments people have posted to the company’s Facebook,” the Gawker report continues, “Though given the radio silence on the company’s Twitter feed, maybe that person quit their job altogether.”

As mentioned in the Gawker article, a state senator from Southern California said Sunday that he was considering calling for a boycott.

Calling the Lowe’s decision “un-American“ and ”naked religious bigotry,” Sen. Ted Lieu (D-CA) told The Associated Press he would also consider legislative action if Lowe‘s doesn’t apologize to Muslims and reinstate its ads. The senator sent a letter outlining his complaints to Lowe’s Chief Executive Officer Robert A. Niblock.

Now, let’s get this straight.  A Conservative group (that I’ve frankly never heard of until now), manages to get Lowes to pull it’s advertising, and politicians want to investigate them, and “millions” are allegedly outraged?

Where have we seen something like this before?  And was the reaction from the political left, shall we say, slightly different?

Oh, that’s right.  It seems that these same lefties weren’t so outraged when folks were doing far much more to get Glenn Beck off of FOX.  Here is a post from Stopbeck.com (note that the site is gone, but still available via Google cache)

Washington Post: 200+ Companies Boycott Glenn Beck’s Program

In a recent article on Fox News’ internal distress over Glenn Beck, Howard Kurtz from the Washington Post reports (emphasis added):

More than 200 companies have joined a boycott of Beck’s program, making it difficult for Fox to sell ads. The time has instead been sold to smaller firms offering such products as Kaopectate, Carbonite, 1-800-PetMeds and Goldline International. A handful of advertisers, such as Apple, have abandoned Fox altogether. Network executives say they believe they could charge higher rates if the host were more widely acceptable to advertisers.

This is excellent news and consistent with the StopBeck effort’s internal numbers.  One bit of information that Mr. Kurtz left out is that all advertisers in the U.K. have abandoned his show.  Consequently, in the U.K., Glenn Beck’s show has run without any commercials since February 9.

A recent post at The Hollywood Reporter underscores the significance of Mr. Beck’s sponsor loss:

But its easy to forget that ratings only matter if your numbers can successfully convince advertisers to purchase time on a program. To hear Kurtz tell it, Beck’s program is like that “Twilight Zone” episode where a librarian is left alone with a million books and a broken pair of glasses.

As an aside the discrepancy between my public list, which lists 136 advertisers, and Mr. Kurtz’s is the result of two issues:

  1. Some advertisers drop Glenn Beck, but refuse to acknowledge it publicly. (Our recent situation with Discovery is likely an example of this).
  2. Some advertisers pre-empt being the target of the advertiser boycott by simply excluding Glenn Beck from their ad agreements prior to airing their ads.

Kurtz’s report confirms that Glenn Beck’s sponsor loss is having an actual effect.  It should also amplify calls from NewsCorp shareholders and media watchdogs for answers to two questions:

  • Why does Mr. Murdoch and Fox News continue to absorb the financial losses caused by Glenn Beck’s program?
  • And, what is their plan for dealing with it going forward?

Glenn Beck’s sponsor loss is the result of action by participants in the StopBeck effort as well as work from great organizations like Color of Change, Media Matters and SEIU.

Your tweets and emails to sponsors do matter.

Onward we go…

So then, we have the familiar double standard-if leftists want someone silenced, it’s all good.  However, anyone else wanting to do the same, is un-American and evil.

I guess it’s only fascism when the fascists say it’s fascism.

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Media Matters Lies About America's Watchtower: I'm Jealous

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It seems that our good friend, Steve Dennis, of America’s Watchtower, was linked by Media Matters.  Apparently, they think Steve is pro-militia…

This was an interesting week “behind the scenes” here at America’s Watchtower: First, America’s Watchtower was linked in a post which was cross posted on Noisy Room, Trevor Loudon, and Gulag Bound; this brought in some extra and always welcome traffic. But later in the week, as I was checking out my referrers, I noticed a few hits coming from Media Matters so naturally I had to check it out. Why would America’s Watchtower be linked at Media Matters?

  Imagine my surprise when I learned in this post that America’s Watchtower (not specifically mentioned by name, but right there in the link) was a pro-militia website, because that is not how I would ever characterize this blog. Pro-military? Yes, as one can tell by my sidebar images; two of these images are meant as a tribute to all of those who serve or have served in the military and also those that have given the ultimate sacrifice so that we may remain free, while the other images are of two WWII heroes. Pro-second amendment? Absolutely.

So, Media Matters thinks that Steve is important enough to lie about him.  I only have one response…

CONGRATUFREAKINGLATIONS!!!!

Steve must have hit on something important if Media Matters chose to smear him.  It’s a badge Steve, wear it with pride.

I do, however, think some clarification is needed…

Perhaps Media Matters could benefit from a little fact checking of their own before they make an attempt to mischaracterize the content of another blogger in the future.

Media Matters EXISTS to mischaracterize other sources.  It’s their sole purpose, reason for existence, and why Spooky Dude sends them money.    Since they cannot win with facts, they resort to the smear.  They are a regressive propaganda outfit.  It’s what they do.

Congratulations Steve.  It couldn’t have happened to a better guy.  Keep on reporting stuff, and give them more reasons to “discredit” you.

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And the Hypocrisy Just Keeps Coming: Lefty Media Downplayed Jeremiah Wright, but Michele Bachmann's Former Pastor is News

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The left has turned into an endless wellspring of posting material this week.  For the latest in they left’s endless supply of hypocrisy, here is a story from the Atlantic, that was picked up by a variety of sources, including Think Regress

Bachmann was a longtime member of the Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church in Stillwater, Minn., which belongs to the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS), a council of churches founded in 1850 that today comprises about 400,000 people. WELS is the most conservative of the major Lutheran church organizations, known for its strict adherence to the writings of Martin Luther, the German theologian who broke with the Catholic Church and launched the Protestant Reformation in the 16th century. This includes endorsing Luther’s statements about the papacy. From the WELS “Doctrinal Statement on the Antichrist“: 

Since Scripture teaches that the Antichrist would be revealed and gives the marks by which the Antichrist is to be recognized, and since this prophecy has been clearly fulfilled in the history and development of the Roman Papacy, it is Scripture which reveals that the Papacy is the Antichrist.

During the 2008 presidential campaign, Barack Obama’s relationship with the Rev. Jeremiah Wrightnearly derailed his quest for the Democratic nomination after video surfaced of Wright’s extreme pronouncements. Similarly, the views of Bachmann’s church toward the papacy–which are well outside the mainstream of modern political discourse–could pose a problem as she pursues the Republican nomination.

Note that the Atlantic’s post at least mentions Rev. Wright.  However, they fail to mention that the MSM’s refusal to cover the controversy in any depth, and the left’s propaganda’s machine’s effort to explain it away helped candidate Obama get past the affiliation with an extremist church.

The same Think Regress that linked the Atlantic article reduced the Wright story to a “conspiracy theory. (note that this occurred in early 2011)”  And another Soros funded site, Media Matters, spent a great deal of time in 2007-2008 claiming that the Wright story was nothing more than evil Conservatives taking Wright’s words out of context.

So, I guess that anyone with half a brain is supposed to take any of these sources seriously?  Of course, some (with less than half a brain) still do, and long as George Soros Spooky Dude supplies some cash, Think Regress and Media Matters will keep the propaganda coming.  However, even with Soros’s Spooky Dude’s funds, they still haven’t been able to silence FOX, talk radio, or the Conservative blogs.    So, as long as they are hypocrites, we’ll be around to show folks the truth.  And from the looks of their track record, we’ll be at it for a long time to come.

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Media Matters Fakes own Hoax

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No, I didn’t butcher the title.  Well, if you read on, you’ll understand.  It actually came to light that the Soros funded propaganda site, Media Matters, faked a hoax.  For more, here is an excerpt from Big Journalism.

There isn’t anything new to this message. It is all the typical bilge you see from the left and other anti-Americans on a daily basis. But if this guy really did hack the Fox ticker message board, it would be interesting news, indeed.

The emailer also pointed to a Youtube video posted in May by a “hiropro999? that supposedly shows the “hack” in process.

Of course, the odd thing is that no other news of this “hack” made the news cycle. Fox immediately proclaimed the video a hoax and no one else paid much attention to the story. This absence of confirmation made many people doubtful of the claims. For good reason, as it happens.

With the whole story looking to be a dud, MoveOn.org finally admitted that it was they who sent the email, they who made the video, and what’s more, it was a doctored video as no actual hacking of the Fox ticker board occurred. Yep. They lied about the whole thing.

Here is the very faked video…

To invoke RS McCain:

WHISKEY TANGO FOXTROT?!?!

Seriously, that is all they have?  I mean, they have most of their staff assigned to smearing Beck, and they certainly get free and lose with the facts there-but to completely fail by claiming something that is so easily exposed as a lie?

This goes back to two important things to keep in mind about and statists, but particularly the left:

1.  The left has to lie, because reality contradicts them.  From the big union lies and denying thuggery, to Ryan pushing granny off a cliff, the left has to lie almost constantly.  Did you know that we are in a “recovery?”  On Main Street, we all know that is false.  Did you know that a cabal of right wing zealots, lead by Andrew Breitbart, hacked Anthony Weiner’s Twitter account and sent the Weiner’s Weiner?  Until, that is, Weiner publicly admitted doing it.  Frankly, the amount of lies spewed by the left are too voluminous to cite here.  This is a blog, not an encyclopedia.

2.  The left lies because the ends justify the means:  To gain control over all aspects of human life, there is a ton of manipulation to be done.  Reality has to be denied.  Freedom must be defamed.   Patriots have to be minimized and insulted.  Facts have to be hidden, distorted, or blame misplaced.  False flag operations must be planned, and opponents must be smeared.  Histories will be dug up, and if nothing is found, stories will be fabricated.  Opponents will be intimidated, vandalized, threatened, and the like.  The fact that they apparently have no morals is rather helpful in this.  Otherwise, they would not do what they do.  And of course, they have to lie about their intentions, and the results of their policies.

At any rate, this is a small, sad story.  If you didn’t think that Media Matters was a evil-billionaire funded propaganda/hack operation, you should now.  Unless that is, you agree with completely fabricating a false reality in order to gain power for a small elite.

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Useful Idiot of the Month Nomination Thread

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Wow!  I nearly forgot to post the nomination thread! Well, let’s correct that here. For the uninitiated, a useful idiot is a person who supports Marxism.  The phrase is attributed to either Lenin or Stalin.  Then, when the Marxists would take over, most of the useful idiots were put to death.  You see, they had ceased to be useful.

At any rate.  Here are some suggestions from yours truly…

Barak Obama: For all the normal reasons.

Organized Labor: As we have pointed out, the union thugs are still out there.

Media Matters: At least they’ve been honest enough to admit that their purpose is to attack Fox News and Conservative websites.

Add you suggestions and I’ll get the poll up in a day or two.

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The Progressive States Network: Undermining Liberty one State at a Time

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We know that the Tea Parties are trying to accomplish change at the state level.  We know that blogs, such as this one, are attempting to inform and educate.  We know that there are many Conservative organizations that are attempting to save this Republic in innumerable ways.  People are energized and active as never before.  Better yet, more and more people are reading the founding documents, and are studying the ideas that are represented in our Republic.  I think we’d all agree that these are excellent developments.

However, there is a dark side.  There is a well-organized “progressive” organization that is currently in operation.  The Progressive States Network coordinates efforts across states to pass “progressive” legislation.  As with all “progressive” legislation, these tend to limit freedom, cost jobs, corrupt elections, and increase the power of government.  They appear to be well funded, and they have a significant head start.

Some of the issues being undertaken by the PSN include:

  • Paid Sick Days – Require employers to provide paid sick days to employees for them to take care of their own illness, that of a family member, or deal with domestic violence.
  • Election Reforms to Help Drive Turnout in 2010 and 2012 – Enact legislation to increase voter turnout, including improved public assistance agency compliance with the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA), allowing all voters to vote by mail, and making presidential elections competitive in every state by implementing a national popular vote for the President.
  • Prescription Drug Reforms: Reducing Costs and Improving Quality – Enact an integrated prescription drug policy to curb costly industry marketing practices, promote generic medications and join multi-state collaboratives to pool state purchasing power.
  • Corporate Transparency in State Budgets – Require full public information about how corporate interests benefiting from government contracts, economic subsidies and tax breaks are spending the money received.
  • Green Buildings – Implement policies aimed at making new and existing buildings more environmentally friendly.
  • Foreclosure and Predatory Lending Reform – Require lenders to use mediation, require proper maintenance of foreclosed homes, give homeowners right to rent former homes, increase state enforcement powers, and give whistle-blower protections to employees at lending institutions.

There are several bloggers that are going to focus on this organization, their ideas, their legislation, and their connections.  I am obviously part of this group.  For me, I think that any organization can be judged by who is at the helm.  Consequently, my first post in this effort will focus on the board of directors of the PSN.  Here are some highlights from their site.  It is not complete, but you can see the entire list here.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Wes Boyd, President of MoveOn.org

Wes and his wife Joan Blades were the cofounders in 1987 of Berkeley Systems, a San Francisco Bay area software company. After selling the company in 1997, Boyd and Blades went on to found MoveOn.org, which has quickly become a major national political force by using cutting edge online methods to coordinate fundraising and advocacy for progressive causes and candidates.

David Brock, President and CEO, Media Matters for America

David is the author of four political books, including The Republican Noise Machine: Right-Wing Media and How It Corrupts Democracy. His preceding book, Blinded by the Right: The Conscience of an Ex-Conservative, was a 2002 New York Times best-selling political memoir in which he chronicled his years as a conservative media insider. Brock serves on the advisory board of Democracy Radio Inc. and is the recipient of the New Democrat Network’s first award for political entrepreneurship.

Anna Burger, International Secretary-Treasurer, SEIU

Hailed by Fortune Magazine as “the most powerful woman in the labor movement” and named as one of Washingtonian’s 100 Most Powerful Women in 2006, Anna is both a top ranking officer at SEIU, the nation’s largest and fastest growing union, and the first chair of America’s newest labor federation, Change to Win. Before moving to SEIU’s international office in Washington D.C., Anna served as the first full-time woman President of SEIU Local 668 in Pennsylvania.

Leo Gerard, President, United Steelworkers, Vice President, AFL-CIO

After starting his career as a nickel smelter at age 18, Leo rose quickly through the ranks of the United Steelworkers Union, becoming Director of USW District 16 in 1985, National Director for Canada in 1991, International Secretary Treasurer in 1994, and finally as President of the USW International in 2001. Leo also serves as Vice President of the AFL-CIO, where he chairs the organization’s Public Policy Committee. Has been instrumental in forging the Blue/Green alliance for sustainable energy and green jobs and was a central figure in the founding of the Apollo Alliance.

John Podesta, President and CEO, the Center for American Progress

Prior to founding the Center for American Progress, Podesta served as Chief of Staff to President Bill Clinton from 1998 to 2001. He had served previously as a Senior Policy Advisor in the Clinton Administration and as Counselor to former Democratic Senate Majority Leader Thomas Daschle. Currently, John is a Visiting Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center. He is considered one of the nation’s leading experts on technology policy.

Lee Saunders, Secretary-Treasurer of AFSCME

Lee serves as executive assistant to Gerald McEntee, the President of the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees. Previously, he served as administrator of AFSCME District Council 37 in New York.

As you can see, this is a laundry list of “progressive” causes.  Given the connections to the unions, the Apollo Alliance, and the  Soros funded operations; it is safe to conclude that this organization is a direct threat to liberty.  Many of the organizations represented here are far left, if not openly Marxist.  Complicating matters is the fact that they operate behind the scenes, and are little known.  That is about to change.

Over the next several weeks, John from the Current, Steve, from Motor City Times, The CH 2.0, and others, will be covering the activities and agenda of the Progressive States Network.  I would encourage everyone to share this information with their friends and family, as well as their state legislators.  As the saying goes, “Sunlight is the best disinfectant.”  It ‘s time to pull up the shades and let some sunlight in.

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