From the daily archives: Wednesday, November 21, 2007

The WSJ is reporting that wingnut Christian activist Don Wildmon, founder of the American Family Association, is at it again- this time attacking Lowe’s over their Christmas tree (sorry- Family Tree) ads:

Last week, someone brought to chairman Don Wildmon’s attention that Lowe’s Cos. holiday catalogue had a two-page spread of decorated trees it labeled “Family Trees” instead of Christmas trees.

Mr. Wildmon sent an email “action alert” to his members and between 11 p.m. Monday night and 7 a.m. the next morning, the home improvement chain had received 119,000 emails at its Mooresville, N.C., headquarters.

119,000 emails?

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Everytime I end up over at I find they are trying to push themeselves as a non-partisan organization- which we all know just isn’t true.

I suppose they think that if people really believe they are a non-partisan organization then people might actually believe their so-called “research” is not just skewed, right-leaning, partisan propaganda.

So today I saw this litle gem:

“We are committed to public policy research and advocacy without regard to politics. We cooperate with elected officials without consideration to political party.“

Can anyone provide me with one example of the Buckeye Institute working with Democrats […]

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Aren’t You A Progressive? (Video)

On November 21, 2007 By

Though I’ll admit Mac cover ads are a bit played, but this gets a strong point across. I’d venture to guess when fully defined, most would admit their progressive leanings. Conservatism is a Con.

Video 3 in our weeklong progressive series. This site was, afterall, started as a “progressive political playground”. 😉

Video 1: Progressive. And Proud Of It!

Video 2: That’s Progressive. That’s You!

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