More Signs Obama Will Likely Approve Keystone XL

By: Thursday May 16, 2013 12:18 pm

There has been a slow steady drip of indicators that President Obama will approve the Keystone XL pipeline. Recently there was Obama’s statements at a fundraiser and Biden claiming that he is “in the minority” in the administration who opposes the pipeline. Now the Huffington Post is reporting that Obama campaign spin-off Organizing for Action [...]

OFA Director Attacks “Firebagger Lefty Blogosphere,” says “Paul Krugman is a Political Rookie”

By: Wednesday August 17, 2011 11:52 am

Paul Krugman is a Nobel prize winning New York Times columnist who consistently sits at the top of every poll of “most influential liberals.”

What exactly does OFA think they stand to gain by ridiculing Krugman as a “political rookie,” a hysterical “fanatic” and an “idealogue”? Do they think they hold so much sway with liberals that they can discredit Krugman and thus neutralize his criticism?

That smacks more of narcissism and megalomania than any sound political “strategy.”

Top 10 Surprise Losers of Election Night

By: Wednesday November 3, 2010 9:41 am

Democrats in Congress were prepared to absorb defeats last night. But there were some surprise losers who shared the honors with them: 1. Sarah Palin An enormous GOP wave swept across the country, and it should have delivered the Senate to the Republicans. Sarah Palin interjected herself into primary races in Delaware and Nevada, however, [...]

OFA’s Magical Activism

By: Friday February 12, 2010 8:38 am

OFA could have provided enormous support to Democratic members of Congress that they critically needed in 2009. With 13 million enthusiastic members, they could have launched a fundraising drive right after the election that swelled the coffers of every Democrat in Congress and freed them from their ties to lobbyists.

But those were the ties that Rahm Emanuel was trying to forge not break, so that didn’t happen.

We’re Joining “Don’t Ask, Don’t Give” Boycott

By: Tuesday November 10, 2009 7:38 am

John and Joe at AmericaBlog are launching a donor boycott of the DNC, and we’re joining them. If you’re a member of OFA, you can “unsubscribe” here and let them know you’ll be back when these issues have been addressed.

OFA Not Big On Teh Gay

By: Tuesday November 3, 2009 9:42 am

AmericaBlog: Joe wrote last night about how the DNC’s “Organizing for America” organization (formerly known as “Obama for America”) emailed Maine voters yesterday about today’s election, but failed to mention the anti-gay ballot measure that is the number one issue in the state right now. Today things got worse. We just received a copy of [...]

Let’s Stop Max Baucus’s Bipartisan Fetish In Health Reform

By: Saturday June 27, 2009 9:22 am

Why were these concessions even there in the final package? What was the purpose of these concessions? Did we even really need these concessions? While I’m happy that 83% of carbon emissions will be reduced, I’m not happy about the concessions to the coal and nuclear industries. And they weren’t necessary from my point of view.