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Americans United for Change = Another leftist attempt at propoganda
self ^ | 07/23/2007 | phoenix0468

Posted on 07/23/2007 8:42:30 AM PDT by phoenix0468

Here is another leftist organization trying to brand itself an "Independent" group. Let's expose this group for what it really is. A leftist liberal bunch of liars that have the same agenda that every other leftist (i.e. Moveon.org, etc.).

I don't know how new or pervasive this organization is, but a prompt and immediate response to their liberal rhetoric is in order.


TOPICS: Computers/Internet; Society
KEYWORDS: biased; left; liberal

1 posted on 07/23/2007 8:42:35 AM PDT by phoenix0468
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To: phoenix0468
New Group, Old Habits: A liberal group re-names itself and launches a $1-million ad campaign making dubious claims.

Geez...that was easy, LOL!

2 posted on 07/23/2007 9:25:08 AM PDT by ravingnutter
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They keep some wonderful company too < /sarcasm>

Americans Against Escalation in Iraq is a coalition of:

Americans United for Change
Campaign for America's Future
Campus Progress Action
Center for American Progress Action Fund
MoveOn.org Political Action
SEIU (web)
USAction (web)
USSA (United States Student Association)
VoteVets.org
Win Without War
Working Assets

SourceWatch

3 posted on 07/23/2007 9:31:59 AM PDT by ravingnutter
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Americans United Moves Beyond Social Security Issue

Americans United -- formerly Americans United to Protect Social Security -- will kick off its effort with a $1 million national cable ad buy seeking to highlight the "culture of corruption" that allegedly pervades the nation's capital.

Produced by Jim Margolis, a partner in the Democratic media firm GMMB, the ad runs through a list of negative items it wants viewers to associate with Republicans -- from high gas prices (an image of Halliburton is shown) to ethics problems (images of Rep. Tom Delay, lobbyist Jack Abramoff, and former vice presidential chief of staff Scooter Libby are shown) to Hurricane Katrina (cue image of the now infamous "Brownie").

"What time is it?" asks the ad's narrator. "Time for a change." It goes on to promote the Honest Leadership and Open Government Act that congressional Democrats unveiled last week.

Also on hand at the press event was Democratic pollster Mark Mellman, who argued that "political corruption is likely to be a very important issue in this election." Pointing to 1994's landslide Republican victories, Mellman concluded there is an "electoral consequence" for the perception of corruption.

The hope in Democratic circles is that Americans United will grow into a force similar to Progress For America -- the largest conservative 527 organization operating in the political sphere.

4 posted on 07/23/2007 9:42:09 AM PDT by ravingnutter
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According to the Progressive Strategies website, prior "to founding Progressive Strategies, [Mike] Lux was Senior Vice President for Political Action at People For the American Way (PFAW), PFAW Foundation, and the PFAW Voters Alliance. Lux serves on the boards of several other organizations including the Arca Foundation, Americans United for Change, Ballot Initiative Strategy Center, Center for Progressive Leadership, Democratic Strategist, Grassroots Democrats, Progressive Majority and Women's Voices/Women Vote."

More at Sourcewatch

PFAW...aka "communists" supported by:

PFAW and its tax-exempt lobbying arm, the People for the American Way Foundation, are heavily supported by the Carnegie Corporation of New York, the Arca Foundation, the Bauman Family Foundation, the Nathan Cummings Foundation, the JEHT Foundation, the Minneapolis Foundation, the Scherman Foundation, the Schumann Center for Media and Democracy, the Lear Family Foundation, the Open Society Institute, the Public Welfare Foundation, the Streisand Foundation, the Ford Foundation, and many others.

Geez...who'dathunkit...Georgie Soros

5 posted on 07/23/2007 9:54:16 AM PDT by ravingnutter
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Soros again....thanks...

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6 posted on 07/24/2007 8:11:21 AM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach (No Burkas for my grandaughters!!!)
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Sounds like they need to be put on Rove's new Reality Rx.


7 posted on 07/24/2007 8:30:34 AM PDT by Grampa Dave (Support Free Republic with donations, That is the conservative way. No Freeploading!)
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