Send a Tweet
Most Popular Choices
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on Reddit Tell A Friend Printer Friendly Page Save As Favorite View Favorites
OpEdNews Op Eds

Deadly Invitation

By       Message Bill Willers       (Page 1 of 1 pages)     Permalink    (# of views)   3 comments

Related Topic(s): ; ; , Add Tags
Add to My Group(s)

View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com

Author 8025
- Advertisement -
Deadly Invitation
"The dems invited many of the leading progressive media to a summit meeting last week. They want to work with us. That must mean they walk a two way street, not just us helping them." -Rob Kall, Feb. 8, 2008 

- Advertisement -
Which dems might they be? Dems from the DNC that, along with the RNC, wrested control of "presidential debates", making them controlled charades? Or from the pro-NAFTA Democratic Leadership Council, so committed to "market-based solutions" and so behind the 1996 Telecommunications Act that further secured corporate control of media? Or "spokespersons" for Nancy Pelosi who pressed Kucinich (Pelosi plus AIPAC?: an interesting linkage) to stop his impeachment effort?

In every online poll in recent months that drew progressives, Dennis Kucinich won by a country mile - the same Kucinich pilloried (or, to use a new verb, "McKinneyed") by his own Democratic Party that is now courting progressive media. Legislators that progressives long for are such disobedient problems for "democratic leadership" that they must be ignored, then flogged, and finally pruned from the Party like unwanted limbs. Just imagine, then, how troubling must be all these unmanageable progressive information sources and linkages such as OpEdNews, TruthDig, Dissident Voice, and the like. 
- Advertisement -

What to do? Why, invite them into the fold. It seems to work. The "forces of moderation", after all, have in recent years made inroads into traditionally "progressive" print media. 

 

- Advertisement -

View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com

Bill Willers is emeritus professor of biology, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh

Bill Willers Social Media Pages: Facebook page url on login Profile not filled in       Twitter page url on login Profile not filled in       Linkedin page url on login Profile not filled in       Instagram page url on login Profile not filled in

Go To Commenting
The views expressed herein are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.
Writers Guidelines
Related Topic(s): ; ; , Add Tags
Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles
Support OpEdNews

OpEdNews depends upon can't survive without your help.

If you value this article and the work of OpEdNews, please either Donate or Purchase a premium membership.

STAY IN THE KNOW
If you've enjoyed this, sign up for our daily or weekly newsletter to get lots of great progressive content.
Daily Weekly     OpEdNews Newsletter
Name
Email
   (Opens new browser window)
 

Most Popular Articles by this Author:     (View All Most Popular Articles by this Author)

US Government Missing $21,000,000,000,000

AN ATTACK FROM HARVARD LAW ON THE ESCALATING 9/11 TRUTH MOVEMENT

"Anybody's Son Will Do"

Increasing Threats To The 9/11 Truth Movement

A Cashless Society: Orwell's Perfect 1984 Scenario

Alan Simpson, Social Security, and the Welfare Barons of the Livestock Industry