Take Back America 2007 Discussion - posts tagged 'tba2007'

What The Boos Were About

Jun 20, 2007 at 08:08 AM by Bill Scher

Sen. Hillary Clinton being booed during her remarks is likely to be the big story coming out of Day 3 of Take Back America. What the boos were actually about is likely to be misreported.

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The TBA Interview: Digby

Jun 19, 2007 at 07:45 PM by Isaiah Poole

A short, unassuming woman blended into the large audience that sat through a panel discussion I moderated on Tuesday, “The Blogosphere: From Ideas to Action.” It was not until the panel ended and I was rushing out of the room that I happ...

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Who Is Digby?

Jun 19, 2007 at 09:52 AM by Bill Scher

Is Chris Bowers Digby?

Is Bowers Digby?

Is Oliver Willis Digby?

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Richardson Names Names

Jun 19, 2007 at 07:02 AM by Bill Scher

Presidential hopeful Gov. Bill Richardson, D-N.M., addressed Take Back America earlier this hour, and as far as I know, this was the first time he criticized Sen. Hillary Clinton, Sen. Barack Obama and former Sen. John Edwards by name for not suppor...

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Freshman Class Message: Don't Back Down

Jun 18, 2007 at 10:07 PM by Isaiah Poole

The three freshman progressive senators who participated in the "kitchen table" discussion at Take Back America Monday night all said they would support a strategy of not backing down from efforts to end the war in Iraq in the face of veto threats and ...

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Borosage Plays Hardball On Iraq

Jun 18, 2007 at 08:55 PM by Isaiah Poole
Campaign for America's Future co-director Robert L. Borosage debated staunch Iraq war defender Rep. Phil Gingrey, R-Ga., on the MSNBC news talk show "Hardball with Chris Matthews."

Borosage o...

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From Conservative Failure To Progressive Action

Jun 18, 2007 at 03:56 PM by Bill Scher

The session was titled "How Conservatism Has Failed," but with the strong desire for positive change, discussion quickly moved to how to turn that failure into progre...

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Lift The Ban

Jun 18, 2007 at 03:12 PM by Bill Scher

Rick Perlstein flags this interview by AmericaBlog's John Aravosis of A...

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Don't Fall Out Over Iraq

Jun 18, 2007 at 12:41 PM by Isaiah Poole

Freshman congressman Keith Ellison took on one of the movement’s most serious problems when he told progressives not to allow their frustrations with Congress’ inability to stop the war in Iraq to divide them.

“You might be mad ...

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Conservative Failure: The Movie!

Jun 18, 2007 at 11:40 AM by Bill Scher

I'm currently attending "The War of Ideas: How Conservatism Has Failed", where the crowd was just treated to Max Blumenthal's video,

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This Is Our Time

Jun 18, 2007 at 11:28 AM by Bill Scher

Take Back America 2007 kicked off with a roar this morning, as Campaign for America's Future Co-Director Robert Borosage addressed the conference announcing "This Is Our Time." The following are his opening remarks.

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Using Your Take Back America Website

Jun 17, 2007 at 10:28 PM by Bill Scher

How can you get the most out of the Take Back America experience? Through this very website! Beyond providing up to date information about our

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The TBA Interview: Oliver Willis

Jun 15, 2007 at 12:13 PM by Bill Scher

The progressive blogosphere community will be honored with Paul Wellstone Citizen Leadership Award at the Take Back America Gala Awards Dinner. And no progressive blogger has been blogging lo...

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The TBA Interview: Marisa Treviño

Jun 15, 2007 at 09:06 AM by Bill Scher

Marisa Treviño as the founder of a leading blog on Latina issues, Latina Lista and as an accomplished opinion journalist, will bring considerabl...

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The TBA Interview: Andrea Batista Schlesinger

Jun 14, 2007 at 10:56 AM by Bill Scher

Take Back America will kick off with the panel titled "Our Time Has Come," recognizing that conservatism has definitively failed America and it's time for progressive...

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You're In The Majority! Now What?

Jun 13, 2007 at 08:44 AM by Bill Scher

Today, Campaign for America's Future and Media Matters for America released a new report, "The Progressive Majority: Why a Conservative America is a Myth."


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The TBA Interview: Tracy Van Slyke

Jun 12, 2007 at 07:40 AM by Bill Scher

Tracy Van Slyke has been doing the heavy lifting to take back our media, as Program Coordinator of the Media Consortium -- the network of leading progressive independent journalism organ...

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Presidential Straw Poll!

Jun 11, 2007 at 12:43 PM by Bill Scher

Politico.com just announced today that it will be conducting a presidential s...

The TBA Interview: Diane Archer

Jun 11, 2007 at 08:22 AM by Bill Scher

Take Back America speaker Diane Archer is at the center of the national health care debate. The founder of the Medicare Rights Center shares how Take Back America participants can do the...

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The TBA Interview: David Sirota

Jun 07, 2007 at 01:50 PM by Bill Scher

In the run-up to Take Back America 2007 (just 11 days away!), we're going to be interviewing some of the great speakers on tap, and getting a taste of what's to come.

First up, the tireless political journalist

Wanna Speak at Take Back America?

Jun 05, 2007 at 01:59 PM by Bill Scher

It's less than two weeks until Take Back America 2007 shakes up Washington, DC. Our star-studded speaker line-up is nearly complete -- and now includes Sen. Barack Obama, Sen. John Edwards, Gov. Bill Richardson, Rep. Dennis Kucinich, Speaker Nancy P...

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Get The Party Started...A Day Early

May 25, 2007 at 12:33 PM by Bill Scher

Why come to Washington for Take Back America 2007 on Monday June 18, when you can get the party started a day earlier?

On Sunday June 17, our friends at the YearlyKos Convention are throwing a ...

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Cast Your Vote for an Unsung Progressive Hero

May 23, 2007 at 01:21 PM by Bill Scher

The finalists for the first annual Maria Leavey Tribute Award have been announced, and the honoree will be selected...

Wolfowitz and America's Global Role

May 16, 2007 at 12:47 PM by Bill Scher

Over at our blog The Big Con, Rick Perlstein lays into scandal-plagued World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz, noting that the pay rais...

Grappling With Big Pharma

May 08, 2007 at 12:17 PM by Bill Scher

Despite the progressive gains that were made last November, the special interests are still alive and kicking.

In particular, the pharmaceutical lobby has scored two big wins the Senate this year -- a

Memories of Maria

May 01, 2007 at 12:17 PM by Bill Scher

I'm sure others at Campaign for America's Future had richer experiences with Maria Leavey, the tireless and brilliant organizer who is being commemorated in the new Maria Leav...



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