Skip to comments.NewsMax Finds Kerry's Ties to 527 Groups (NewsMax Uncovers Kerry’s Ties to Anti-Bush Groups)
Posted on 08/23/2004 1:26:00 PM PDT by jmstein7
Even as Sen. John Kerry and his cheerleaders in Big Media try to associate President Bush with the modestly funded Swift Boat Veterans for Truth, they remain silent about the links Kerry and the Democrat party have to multimillion-dollar Bush-hating groups. But they cannot keep concealing these ties, because NewsMax has uncovered multiple examples.
Thanks in part to tips from readers nationwide who are outraged about the blatant bias of the media establishment, we have found the following:
# From Democrats.org, a Web site of the Democratic National Committee, May 9, 2003:
The Democratic Party is partnering with MoveOn.org, People for the American Way, Campaign for America's Future, and dozens of other groups representing millions of Americans to organize a massive public mobilization. On Wednesday, May 14, join us by calling and emailing your representatives in Congress to let them know that the majority of Americans oppose more irresponsible tax cuts that go overwhelmingly to the wealthiest sliver of Americans.
In their own words, DNC coordination with MoveOn.org, noted a reader from Florence, S.C., one of several who sent this tip.
# From the same Web sites unironically named Kicking Ass: Daily Dispatches from the DNC, heres the ultimate in hypocrisy last Nov. 13 from one of Vermonts more extreme ideologues:
Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT), ranking Democrat on the Judiciary Committee, took a short break from the 30-hour Republican hypocrisy-a-thon to come and see the results of the DNC's petition drive. We collected more than 310,000 signatures and comments from Americans who stand with Senate Democrats in the fight to keep ultraconservative ideologues off the federal bench.
An accompanying photo has this caption: DNC Chief Operating Officer Josh Wachs (left), Senator Leahy, and Zack Exley from Moveon.org pose with the more than 310,000 signatures.
# In its push to obstruct judges who follow the U.S. Constitution, DNC admitted elsewhere on its site that same day, The DNC is also conducting a major petition drive in partnership with MoveOn.org. More than 310,000 Americans have signed the petition to protect our courts with more than 172,000 of those signatures coming in the past 36 hours.
# And heres DNCs Kicking Ass item from Jan. 31:
Catch the Moveon ad during the Super Bowl
Here's a message from Moveon.org:
This Sunday, during the Super Bowl half time show, join us in changing channels on CBS. At 8:10pm and 8:35pm EST, switch over to CNN to watch "Child's Pay" on a channel which doesn't censor its ads. We'd like to keep a tally of the number of people who participate you can sign up here.
Posted by DNC Research
# MoveOns Web site admitted Aug. 9, We're running a contest to help us choose the ads that will best convince undecided and swing voters to vote for John Kerry.
# The same site still posts a letter to MoveOn members from John Kerry, dated June 17, 2003. Make no mistake, we need to take back the White House in 2004 and thats why Im running for President, Kerry writes.
# A posting on the official Kerry-Edwards blog last Dec. 11 includes this boast from one Fe Bongolan of Berkeley, Calif.:
The East Bay for Kerry/MoveOn House party on December 7th combined the forces of two grass-roots organizations based in San Francisco East Bay Area. We had 200 guests eating, drinking, and watching the MoveOn Documentary Uncovered featuring Joseph Wilson and Rand Beers from the Kerry campaign.
When Teresa Heinz-Kerry arrived, she handed me a pin that read in the center: Asses of Evil with Bush, Cheney, Rumsfeld and Ashcroft surrounding it. She met, greeted and talked to a jam-packed room of Kerry supporters and others who came for the MoveOn documentary.
Thanks to Teresa, we kept the party going on, and she helped us here at East Bay for Kerry, throw the Mother of All House Parties.
# From the liberal Minneapolis Star Tribune: Sam Kaplan, one of Kerry's biggest and earliest fundraisers in Minnesota, said he plans to continue raising money working with Americans [sic] Coming Together. (Hint to the Star Tribune: That pro-Kerry group calls itself America Coming Together.)
The reader from St. Louis Park, Minn., who sent this tip pointed out, This is a more direct, admitted coordination link than anything asserted in the New York Times.
# And, as NewsMax.com reported Sunday, Kerry refuses to Zach Exley, a campaign staffer who was a director for MoveOn.org.
Although the Times and its countless imitators have for days made Kerrys latest attacks on Bush and Swift Boats Veterans for Truth their lead story, note that they didnt offer similar publicity when Bushs campaign and the Republican National Committee on March 31 accused Kerrys campaign of illegal coordination with anti-Bush groups.
"Senator Kerry, who supported the Bipartisan Campaign Finance Reform Act, is now the beneficiary of the single largest conspiracy to violate campaign-finance laws in history," RNC Chief Counsel Jill Holtzman Vogel said at the time.
Kerrys adviser Michael Meehan claimed at the time: "This frivolous complaint is not worth the paper it is written on. John Kerry and his campaign have nothing to do with these ads or the groups that run them."
But as NewsMax has now proven, DNCs own Web site and Kerry himself disprove that assertion. The chief question that remains is how the Times and the rest of the media establishment can continue to ignore the Democrat deceit.
Instead of doing research into Kerrys questionable ties, the Times today was content again to parrot his latest attack ad as one of the lead stories on its Web site: Kerry TV Ad Pins Veterans Attack Firmly on Bush.
Yet the Times did not run a lead headline when Steve Schmidt, a spokesman for Bush-Cheney '04, neatly summed up the Democrats desperate tactics on Friday:
Real coordination is what John Kerry's campaign has been engaged in with the Media Fund, America Coming Together, and MoveOn.org. The revolving door of personnel, coordinated strategies and overlapping fundraising between the Democrat 527s and the Kerry campaign is a flagrant disregard of the spirit and letter of the campaign finance reform law."
Good dirt digging counselor
This has to be sent to the mainstream media because Newsmax is not read by the bulk of America!
Is that "ethical"?
I was reading somewhere today where MoveOn.org actually had the DNC preview their ads before airing them.
Since you were posting this in the middle of ethics, you missed the discussion that there are separate rules of ethics for the Rats...do what we say, not what we do!
NewsMax Finds Kerry's Ties to 527 Groups (NewsMax Uncovers Kerrys Ties to Anti-Bush Groups)
read it earlier. what does this mean? nothing. the left wing media can less give a crap.
bush today said stop all the ads.
we know only adds run by conservatives should be stopped is the only acceptable solution for the scary rats.
DOUBLE STANDARDS. They are going to hi-jack this election.
This pains me to say this but, I don't think that this will matter to anyone. The FEC won't do a thing about it. This is just the way it is. I wish like hell it was different, but until the republican leadership makes an issue of this it will remain "Business As Usual".
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And there is this damning piece as well. This definitely needs reporting.
That's not the only reason Kerry should fire a guy who says the US is the world's worst human rights abuser.
Gee, can that mean Kerry agrees with Exley? Inquiring minds want to know...
(Looking at calendar...) at least 10 more weeks, I would say.
BTW .. I saved all my emails from Moveon.org if you need them :-)
Make sure you send it to Rush.....
Time to fax a letter to my congressmen.....
Thanks to you uncovering this well kept secret, the MSM will have a field day on Kerry.. . . . .Yeah, BrokeJaw and Blather and Katie Colon are going to use this information regarding Kerry's ties to drill him for answers.... . .I just can't wait.
250 vets are lying, JFin'K is telling the truth! Sometimes I wonder if they ever pull their heads out of their rearends long enough to catch a breath of air.
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