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MoveOn, Kos, SEIU Push Dems More Left

Buried in the back pages of the New York Times:

Bloggers and Unions Join Forces to Push Democrats

Published: February 26, 2009

WASHINGTON — A group of liberal bloggers said it is teaming up with organized labor and MoveOn to form a political action committee that will seek to push the Democratic Party farther to the left.

Soliciting donations from their readers, the bloggers said they are planning to recruit liberal candidates for challenges against more centrist Democrats currently in Congress

The new organization is in many ways the liberal equivalent of the Club for Growth, a conservative group that has financed primary challenges against Republicans it deems insufficiently dedicated to tax cuts and small government.

Organizers of the new group, to be called Accountability Now, said their intention is to enable Mr. Obama to seek more liberal policies without fear of losing support from the more conservative members of his party serving in Congress. But they did not rule out occasional friction with Mr. Obama, as well.

“We’re going to be about targeting incumbents to make space for Obama to be more progressive,” said Glen Greenwald, a liberal blogger with Salon who is part of the effort. “There may be other times when the Democratic Party, as led by Obama, is being unresponsive, so yeah, we have the potential to push back against that, as well.”

Another founder of the group, Jane Hamsher, of Firedog Lake, said the group may also involve itself in Republican primary contests, though the focus for now seems to be primarily on the Democratic side.

Left-leaning bloggers have already proven themselves influential in Congressional races, most notably providing muscle for the movement that helped Ned Lamont defeat Senator Joseph I. Lieberman in the Connecticut Democratic primary in 2006. (Mr. Lieberman went on to retain his seat after running in the general election as an independent.)…

Ms. Hamsher said Accountability Now — which will also have support from the Service Employees International Union and DailyKos — would concentrate more fully on candidate recruitment in the states

The political action committee will formally start up on Friday. Organizers said they already had a bank account of $500,000, which they raised over a short period in September when several blogs solicited donations. Organizers said they expected to collect far more than that when they start fundraising in earnest this month.

Ah, yes, “Accountability Now.” That rings about as true as “Move On” did in its day.

That is to say, they will be and do precisely the opposite of what their name implies.

For when have radical leftists ever been accountable for their words or deeds in the long history of mankind?

(Hint: never.)

The new organization is in many ways the liberal equivalent of the Club for Growth, a conservative group that has financed primary challenges against Republicans it deems insufficiently dedicated to tax cuts and small government.

Sure it is. In fact they will be exactly like the Club For Growth.

Except that “Accountability Now” will have billions from Soros and the labor unions, and an online army of a million paid zombies.

Oh, and there’s another minor difference – they want to destroy our country and replace it with a socialist utopia.

But don’t take our word for it. Here is their “manifesto”:

About Accountability Now

Accountability Now PAC is a grassroots organization supported by citizens devoted to compelling real accountability in Washington and closing the gap between citizens and their elected representatives in Washington, DC.

Accountability Now is built around a single guiding principle: challenging the institutional power structures that make it so easy, so consequence-free for Congress to open up the government coffers for looting by corporate America while people across the country are losing their jobs and their basic constitutional rights while unable to afford basic health care.

By empowering the grassroots, Accountability Now will help create the political space needed to enable President Obama to make good on the many progressive policies he campaigned on – such as getting out of Iraq, ensuring access to affordable health care for every man, woman and child, restoring our constitutional liberties and ending torture.

Let’s hope they have the same kind of success as they had with Ned Lamont.

But honestly, how much further left can the Democrat Party go?

Of course “Accountability Never Now” would say: how high is up?

By the way, notice that their arrow is pointed in the wrong direction.

This article was posted by Steve on Thursday, February 26th, 2009. Comments are currently closed.

24 Responses to “MoveOn, Kos, SEIU Push Dems More Left”

  1. 1sttofight says:

    The only way to get rid of these parasites is to give them enough rope to hang themselves.

    • curvyred says:

      I really hope the thread was supposed to be tongue-in-cheek, but something tells me the creator was being serious – very scary reading.

    • 1sttofight says:

      I think these people are serious but ill informed(stupid).
      I have registered with them to keep up.
      I sure hope they pay me a visit.

      Naming names.
      I am going to post mine and hope for the best.
      Got some cleaning and sighting to do.


    • BannedbytheTaliban says:

      Soldier of Obama? Supreme Obamatolagist? It is a cult.

      This guy takes the cake “i love black girls pussy.” Pretty much sums up their whole mindset. Moonbats.

      I would also like to have a visit or two.

    • Barbie says:

      I just read part of ‘theobamaforum’ – this is a joke, right? – turning in co-workers etc for anti-Obama remarks…

    • 1sttofight says:

      Afraid not Barbie, These are serious idiots.

    • curvyred says:

      The more I read it the more I do think it is satire of this site:


      Go to the main page of the forum here:


      You will see threads like “make a list of rich whiteys”

    • Consilience says:

      Speaking of rope…I checked them out; delusional besotted bovine followers of a menace.

      Guess everyone saw the assault weapons ban news today on Drudge—saw that coming. I’m guessing at one of the “tea parties” someone from the left will produce a weapon to create a “crisis”—I was reading Jake Trapper’s blog and one of the “correspondents” hinted their plans to “infiltrate” the tea party gatherings/protests…

      This is going to be very ugly…for nutty, or not, these people on the left are serious and the thug is exhibit A..

    • Barbie says:

      1sttofight. In that case, these people are CRAZY NUTJOBS – and quite the gathering of sociopaths.

      Who in their right mind would seriously call themselves an ‘obamatologist’? That’s just laughable – like a skit from SNL.

    • 1sttofight says:

      I have been wrong before, maybe I am this time, but…

    • Barbie says:

      It could just be a spoof, but even if it is, I think it reflects a serious mindset ‘out there’. The fact we’re discussing whether it’s serious or not speaks volumes IMO.

    • proreason says:

      Come on guys. It’s a spoof site. Look at the blogger names.

      It’s hilarious.

    • curvyred says:

      As I said above it is (I believe) a spoof of the Obamaforum.com.

  2. proreason says:

    one word. j*ck-offs

    nuff said

  3. DGA says:

    My God, I hope that obamaforum is a joke, otherwise we’re looking at the Hitler youth turning in their parents for derogatory comments and feeling good about it. Someone please confirm that this is a spoof.

    • curvyred says:

      There are two forums:

      The original:


      And then there is this spoof one, my understanding is the site was made by Ron Paul Supporters to spoof the original:


  4. DGA says:

    Yeah, it’s a spoof, pretty funny too.

  5. CGardner says:

    It IS a spoof, but don’t feel badly if you missed the satire. The Canada Free Press also did. Entitled, “Big Brother Obama Supporters on the Internet are Watching You:


    Here’s one of my favorite posts from theobamaforum:

    “I Saw a White Guy Mowing His Own Lawn, and…”

    ” … when he finished mowing it, he sat on his fat pasty white peckerwood ass and enjoyed a beer, instead of mowing his neighbor’s lawns as well.

    Filled with the righteous spirit of Compulsory Volunteerism, I strode right up and got in his face, and angrily informed him that he had no right to enjoy the fruits of his own labor, and that he absolutely should go and mow his undocumented alien neighbor’s lawn as well.

    The racist bastard told me to get the fuck off his doorstep and was blabbering some dangerous threat about Castle Doctrine.

    He is now on the Community List for Educational Services, and will be served notice promptly.

    Please be on the lookout for other racists in your vicinity who selfishly mow their own lawns.”


  6. Liberals Demise says:

    I guess this wouldn’t be considered hate seeing it “IS” from the LEFT?
    Why won’t these assholes come to my door and show “ME” their love?
    ……… I’m waiting with my, “LAWN MOWER” boys!!

  7. pagar says:

    I don’t see any reason to believe that the Obama forum site is a spoof. Everyone here has probably read some at Daily Kos, there is nothing on Obama forum that one can’t read on Daily Kos. Why believe that one is real and one is not?

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