It’s Time for MoveOn to Move and Stop Blocking Change

By: Thursday February 21, 2013 2:33 pm

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities (RMBS) task force received ample attention from news and activist organizations alike following its dramatic announcement at last year’s State of the Union Address. The task force was supposed to investigate and prosecute Wall Street fraud that led to the housing bubble and the eventual collapse [...]

How Blanche Lincoln Is Not Like Norma Rae

By: Thursday June 10, 2010 8:40 am

The commentary regarding the Lincoln/Halter race continues, ranging from the sublime to the ridiculous. Glenn Greenwald: “What happened in this race also gives the lie to the insufferable excuse we’ve been hearing for the last 18 months from countless Obama defenders:  namely, if the Senate doesn’t have 60 votes to pass good legislation, it’s not [...]

Democrats in the House Flee Obama Over Health Care

By: Monday March 15, 2010 11:29 am

Today, Dennis Kucinich appeared at a rally with President Obama in Cleveland, despite the fact that the White House sent MoveOn to picket and threaten him if he honors his pledge and votes against the health care bill with no public option. But that’s more than you can say for freshman Congressman John Boccieri, a [...]

Progressives Who Don’t Honor Their Pledge: Corporatists In Sheep’s Clothing

By: Monday March 15, 2010 9:09 am

I still don’t know if they can pass this monstrosity of a bill. But if progressives stand down and do nothing while corporate America runs roughshod our institutions and our representatives, no member of Congress will ever have the political courage to stand up against corporate power again.

Moveon’s New “Controversial” McCain Ad

By: Tuesday June 17, 2008 8:16 am

I guess it depends what your definition of controversial is. The ad, which you can watch above, shows a woman and her baby. She talks to the camera, and tells McCain he can’t have her baby for his 100-year war in Iraq.

It certainly makes one feel uncomfortable. Which war always does when broken down in human terms as opposed to just statistics.

The Bush-McCain Challenge, Starring John Cusack

By: Wednesday June 11, 2008 1:41 pm

This ad was created by Moveon and will air on cable. It goes nicely with our last post.

Moveon Takes Their Charlie Black Ad National

By: Wednesday May 21, 2008 7:17 am

We previously showed you the clip here at The Silo of the web ad. The national cable ad is similar. Here is part of the release:New TV Ad Exposes McCain’s Lobbyist Ties,Calls For McCain to Fire Chief Advisor Charlie BlackA new national television ad calls on John McCain to fire his chief campaign advisor, lobbyist Charlie Black.

“Fire Charlie Black”

By: Monday May 19, 2008 8:13 am’s new ad pointing out what we did in “McCain’s Murderers Row,” namely that Charlie hasn’t met many interests he wouldn’t happily advocate for if the check were big enough.Even if Black were to be fired (and I wouldn’t bet the house on it), this is only one of the many lobbyist stories hitting print that the McCain people must be worried about right about now.