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  • ThinkProgress, the progressive news website, is up for sale

    07/01/2019 3:08:39 PM PDT · by Innovative · 24 replies
    CNN Business ^ | July 1, 2019 | Oliver Darcy
    ThinkProgress, a progressive news website founded more than a decade ago, is up for sale, its publisher, the Center for American Progress, announced on Monday. "Unfortunately, like so many other news outlets that have relied on advertising to fund its work, ThinkProgress has seen a significant drop in revenue in recent years, along with other financial strains," Navin Nayak, executive director of the Center for American Progress Action Fund, said in a statement provided to CNN Business. "In addition, events over the last few years have underscored the divergent missions of American Progress and ThinkProgress."
  • WIKILEAKS: Clinton campaign had "private off the record get together" with the Chinese

    02/17/2017 5:25:14 AM PST · by The G Man · 71 replies
  • Cheap Natural Gas and Its Enemies

    12/21/2009 3:29:02 AM PST · by Scanian · 5 replies · 576+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | December 21, 2009 | Ed Lasky
    A vast reservoir of clean-burning natural gas could be available at reasonable cost in the coming years, freeing us from some of our dependence on imported energy. Yet there are those who consider such a development a threat. A small group of billionaires (and mere multimillionaires), formed under the aegis of the Democracy Alliance, has amassed a great deal of political influence in America on behalf of the Democratic Party and Democratic politicians. Among the more important members of this "club" are George Soros and his liberal allies, Herbert and Marion Sandler. The latter two are billionaire beneficiaries of the...
  • Solyndra's Whorehouse Lender (Follow the Money)

    09/17/2011 12:01:02 PM PDT · by tomd2 · 98 replies
    zerohedge ^ | 9/17/2011 | Bruce Krasting
    If you want to find out what happened with Solyndra you have to follow the money. I did. The half billion dollars of taxpayer dough that is probably lost in Sol came from the Federal Financing Bank (“FFB”). It’s worth a look at this bank to see what else is going on. FFB is a bank that is owned and controlled by the US Treasury. The chairman of the Board is the TSec. (Tim Geithner). With the (big) exception of the Post Office all of the loans at FFB are guaranteed by government agencies. Technically speaking, FFB has no risks...
  • Faith-Based Group Fires Back at Glenn Beck

    07/16/2010 11:08:55 AM PDT · by JoeProBono · 83 replies | Thursday, July 15, 2010 | .time
    One hundred thousand faithful Americans are telling Glenn Beck that enough is enough. This summer as Beck travels the United States solo and with Bill O'Reilly, Faithful America--a multi-faith justice organization--has rallied its members to push back against Beck's anti-Christian-social-justice message. When Beck makes stops in South Carolina, New York, New Jersey, and Washington D.C., the group's provocative new ad will follow his trail and challenge his words as “piecemeal gospel” on local Christian radio stations.....
  • Top Obama Think Tank: New Yorkers Are Sissies Over 9/11 Trial Concerns

    01/30/2010 5:48:09 AM PST · by kristinn · 72 replies · 1,792+ views
    Saturday, January 30, 2010 | Kristinn
    A spokesman for the leftist think tank headed up by Obama transition chief John Podesta has insulted eight million New Yorkers, mocking them over their concerns about the Obama administration's plans to hold civilian trials in lower Manhattan for several of the 9/11 attack conspirators.Speaking to Politico, Ken Gude of the Center for American Progress said, "Frankly, I thought New Yorkers were made of sterner stuff than this—traffic is going to be disrupted?”Gude is listed as the Associate Director of the International Rights and Responsibility Program at CAP. His most recent paper for CAP, published January 20, is titled, Criminal...
  • The Apollo Alliance ( what are they building ? ) (VIDEO)

    07/30/2009 7:04:41 AM PDT · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 5 replies · 1,572+ views
    Glenn Beck via RBO ^ | July 29th | Procrustes
    Below Fox News Channel’s Glenn Beck explains the Apollo Alliance on his July 28 show. Beck mentions the Obama administration’s “stimulus” blueprint, “The New Apollo Program: Clean Energy, Good Jobs,” which you can read here.
  • My Open Exchange With a Conservative Spokesman ...before he threw me out of his conference.

    08/06/2006 9:40:39 PM PDT · by TexCon · 18 replies · 1,102+ views
    When Roger Custer of Young America’s Foundation took to the stage and opened the 2006 Conservative Student Conference, the first thing he explained was why the gathering was necessary. “It’s a shame you have to be here,” he told the 300-odd students in attendance, but liberals’ campus stranglehold leaves YAF with no choice. The left, he continued, “has never been for open debate or discussion.” Instead, it shuts out conservative speakers and, when necessary, engages in name-calling and physical harassment. But confront liberals with arguments and ideas, Custer claimed, “and you’ll win every time.” The speech was, at root, a...
  • WSJ: The Connecticut Stakes - Why it opposes a law called No Child Left Behind.

    08/30/2005 5:55:59 AM PDT · by OESY · 11 replies · 757+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | August 30, 2005 | Editorial
    When Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal, a liberal Democrat, decided to sue the federal government over testing provisions in the No Child Left Behind Act, he probably wasn't expecting flak from his political left. But that's exactly what he's received since filing the lawsuit last week. As first reported in the Hartford Courant, two national civil rights leaders, William Taylor and John Brittain, fired a letter to Mr. Blumenthal calling the lawsuit "ill-advised" and disputing his claim that the federal law is "an unfunded mandate." Messrs. Taylor and Brittain run civil rights organizations based in Washington but are veterans of...
  • Liberals Hold 'Name Coulter's Book' Contest

    03/02/2005 9:38:01 PM PST · by ETERNAL WARMING · 27 replies · 838+ views
    NewsMax ^ | Mar 3, 2005 | staff
    Wednesday, March 2, 2005 1:37 p.m. EST Liberals Hold 'Name Coulter's Book' Contest A "Name Ann Coulter's Next Book" contest launched by, a fledging liberal Web site and offshoot of the slightly crazed Center for American Progress, challenged students to come up with appropriate titles. According to the Web site, the rules for the contest were simple: The book title had to be the same format as Coulter’s books — a single word followed by an explanatory subtitle, as in Coulter's "Treason: Liberal Treachery from the Cold War to the War on Terrorism." According to the Washington Post's Reliable...
  • Liberals Step Up Political Assault Against Fox News

    07/20/2004 6:18:08 AM PDT · by OESY · 40 replies · 1,865+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | July 20, 2004 | JULIA ANGWIN
    During presidential election years, conservative politicians have often attacked the media for their liberal bias. But during this year's campaign, liberals are fighting back with what they see as a powerful issue -- the alleged conservative slant of the Fox News Channel, a unit of the media conglomerate News Corp. The assault on Fox News started on July 8, with a report from media watchdog group Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting claiming that in the six months through Dec. 19, 2003, 57% of guests on Fox News's popular evening news show, "Special Report with Brit Hume" were conservatives. The next...
  • Found at Starbucks: The Pentagon's Papers

    03/31/2004 9:10:56 PM PST · by IncPen · 51 replies · 438+ views
    American Progress (Lefty Org?) ^ | March 31, 2004 | unsigned
    As most of America slept early last Sunday morning, the Bush administration hustled and bustled to prepare for the Sunday morning talk shows – among others Colin Powell was appearing on "Face the Nation" and Donald Rumsfeld was booked on "Fox News Sunday." Condoleezza Rice was not scheduled to appear until prime time, when she would make a star appearance on CBS' "60 Minutes" – the last in a long line of media appearances that caused 9/11 Commissioner Richard Ben Veniste to quip that "Condi Rice has appeared everywhere but at my local Starbucks." Well, others in the Bush administration...
  • Notion Building (Clintonistas plot their return to power)

    10/10/2003 2:59:05 PM PDT · by Pokey78 · 38 replies · 3,649+ views
    The New York Times Magazine ^ | 10/12/03 | MATT BAI
    Exiled from power, the stalwarts of the Democratic Party's Washington establishment plot their return at dinner parties in the capital's tonier neighborhoods. On a recent evening, I attended one of these meetings in a spacious living room in suburban Maryland, where about 50 former ambassadors and administration officials, mostly from the Clinton era, have been gathering regularly to grill the party's presidential candidates. I was invited to attend on the condition that I not identify the host, the guests or the precise location. The featured speaker this time was not a candidate for office or even a politician. It was...