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Matthew Kerbel on Netroots Activism Listen Live on Cranberry Radio Wednesday at 10AM PT/ 1PM ET It’s Convention Time! Four years ago we featured Raven Brooks on the eve of the 2012 Netroots Nation conference in Providence. Netroots Nation is convening next week, the Republican Convention will…
Democrats. . . are growing increasingly restive and fear that they will lose ground again [in 2006] as they have for every election since Sept. 11. Those concerns will continue to escalate until the Democrats understand who and why they lost in 2004.
In seeking to become the second Catholic president, John Kerry instead became only the second post-war Democrat to lose the Catholic vote in a competitive election. This remarkable result, however, says more about today’s Catholic Church than either John Kerry or the Democratic Party
The two main planks of the Bush campaign – the administration’s tax cuts and the war in Iraq – rely on . . . “Sock Puppet Politics.” Like Pets.com and the Sock Puppet before him, Bush is counting on voters to be persuaded by his affability and the two prizes delivered – tax cuts and Saddam Hussein’s capture – and not focus on the bigger picture of the costs of these prizes.
If the communion police continue to sanction Democratic politicians, Altar Boys for Kerry will mobilize a Million Altar Boy March on Washington . . . [and may]protest by refusing to extend the communion plate to right-wing politicians, always opening the missal to the Beatitudes, handing out “rate cards” for obtaining marriage annulments or indulgences, or responding “remember Galileo” instead of “amen.”