Friday, September 11, 2009

Jane Hamsher On How Liberal Groups Are Being Silenced (Video)

In the video clip below, Jane Hamsher of Firedoglake talks about the Obama Administration's silencing of progressive institutions. Jane argues that liberal groups have been directly and indirectly pressured with the threat of a loss of funding for criticizing Democrats. Center for American Progress, Common Purpose, H-CAN, etc., are taking orders from the White House because they like having a seat at the table and because otherwise they will lose funding. H-Can has 45 million dollars to fight for health care. What have they done? Where were they during the Town Hall meetings?

What’s the definition of bipartisanship? "The excuse the Democrats use to jam all the corporate friendly stuff into bills that they don’t want to take responsibility for."

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