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…

The Road to Shut Down ’13:  From Clinton Wars to the New Confederates
2012 Election / Budget Cuts / Health Care Reform / Obama Administration

The Road to Shut Down ’13: From Clinton Wars to the New Confederates

The Road to Shut Down ’13: From the Clinton Wars to the New Confederates The 2013 shut down of the government by Tea Party Republicans is not an event that just spontaneously sprung up this year, but rather is the result of over twenty years of actions each building on the next that made this … Continue reading

Republicans Are Losing the Post Election
2008 Election / 2012 Election / Congressional Republicans / Obama Administration / Racism / Radicalism / Republican Congress / Republican Obstructionism / Teabaggers

Republicans Are Losing the Post Election

Republicans Are Losing The Post Election February 17, 2013 For a political party, there is nothing good about losing an election. At the same time, there is little utility in the second kick of a mule, so how a party responds to a loss can be as important as how it waged the election in … Continue reading

Return of the Kamikaze Congress (HuffPost)
2012 Election / Budget Cuts / Fiscal Cliff / Republican Congress / Republican Obstructionism / Republican Party / Teabaggers

Return of the Kamikaze Congress (HuffPost)

Return of the Kamikaze Congress Dec. 29, 2012 Comment on Site http://www.huffingtonpost.com/bennet-kelley/return-of-the-kamikaze-co_b_2374656.html The Miami Herald responded to House Republicans’ intransigence by noting “[p]artisanship and precipice met in the U.S. House of Representatives yesterday, and the Republican majority leapt into the abyss.” Similarly, the Detroit Free Press explained that the vote was a victory only for … Continue reading

Why Obama 2.0 Is Good for Innovation
2012 Election / Mitt Romney / Obama Administration / Obama Job Performance / Stimulus Package / Tech Policy

Why Obama 2.0 Is Good for Innovation

Why Obama 2.0 Is Good for Innovation October 23, 2012   Click to Comment This is an important election for all Americans, but especially for those of us in the tech community since decisions we make in November will impact the state of American innovation both in the short-term and for years to come. On … Continue reading

Romney and the Calamitous Republicans
2012 Election / Mitt Romney / Radicalism / Republican Congress / Republican Obstructionism / Voter Suppression

Romney and the Calamitous Republicans

Romney and the Calamitous Republicans Democratic Underground September 24, 2012 The media is abuzz over what appears to be the implosion of the Romney campaign, with leading Republicans offering scathing “pre-eulogies” such as Peggy Noonan’s statement that the Romney campaign is a “rolling calamity”. Such a focus on the individual candidate’s tactical ineptitude obscures the … Continue reading

Mitt Romney: The “Us the People” Candidate (HuffPost)
2012 Election / Congressional Republicans / Election Reform / Mitt Romney / Republican Obstructionism / Republican Party

Mitt Romney: The “Us the People” Candidate (HuffPost)

July 17, 2012 http://www.huffingtonpost.com/bennet-kelley/mitt-romney-the-us-the-pe_b_1675699.html Mitt Romney: The “Us the People” Candidate Our national charter begins with three important words — “We the People.” These words were on my mind on Independence Day as I toured Berlin, a city where the echoes of history surround you. It is a history of America at its best, in … Continue reading

Hayden’s Hatchet Job and California’s Hottest Assembly Race
2012 Election / California

Hayden’s Hatchet Job and California’s Hottest Assembly Race

Hayden’s Hatchet Job and California’s Hottest Assembly Race Democratic Underground May 24, 2012 Tom Hayden, who is now the Carey McWilliams fellow at The Nation, has weighed in on one of California’s hottest Assembly races just before the June 5th primary. Unfortunately, Hayden’s column is nothing more than a machine hatchet job which is both a disservice to … Continue reading

The GOP Declares Bankruptcy
2012 Election / Flops and Lies / Mitt Romney / Republican Party

The GOP Declares Bankruptcy

The GOP Declares Bankruptcy With Mitt Romney’s recent primary victories in Illinois, Maryland and Wisconsin, the inevitability factor has begun to set in and Romney is now the presumptive nominee having prevailed over an embarrassingly weak GOP field of candidates.  The good news for Republicans is that by embracing Romney the brutal primary fight soon … Continue reading

2008 Election / 2012 Election / Racism / ron paul

Ron Paul Endorsed White Supremacist for President in 2008

In 2008, Ron Paul did not endorse Republican nominee John McCain, but rather Paul endorsed Constitutional Party Candidate Chuck Baldwin.  Baldwin is a neo-Confederate New World Order conspiracy theorist who praises the confederacy and its leaders, Robert E. Lee andStonewall Jackson, and calls the Civil War the “War of Northern Aggression.” Baldwin writes a weekly column on the white supremacist site Vdare and … Continue reading