CLBR #227: Matthew Kerbel on Netroots Activism
2004 Election / 2008 Election / 2012 Election / 2016 Election / Internet Activism

CLBR #227: Matthew Kerbel on Netroots Activism

Originally posted on Cyber Law & Business Report:
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…

2004 Election / Iraq / Tax Cuts

Sock Puppet Politics

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. Continue reading

2004 Election / Abortion / Catholic Church / John Kerry

Altar Boys and Communion Rail Politics

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.” Continue reading