MoveOn, Could You Please Just Move Along?
Because, really, you’re not adding anything of value to the debate. Even though Election Day 2010 is still over a year away, MoveOn.org Political Action is running ads targeting Dave Reichert (WA-08) and his “No” vote on H.R. 3200 in the Ways and Means Committee. Congressman Reichert responded with the following statement. Now is the time to come together and debate meaningful solutions to lower | Read More »
Lies, Half-Truths and Talking Points, Part I
I attended Congressman Jay Inslee’s health care townhall meeting in Edmonds, Washington, on August 31st. It was my first townhall meeting and probably gave me impossibly high expectations for any future townhalls I might attend. My estimate is that there were over 2,000 very engaged people packing the gym at Edmonds-Woodway High School. At first glance, it appeared that people supporting a government or single-payer | Read More »
A Neat Trick, If You Can Pull It Off
How do you think this would go over with your employer? Say, Joe, we have a few concerns about your work lately. We’d like you to drop by the office so we can discuss it. Uh, no, I don’t think so. I heard someone might shout at me. Or worse, make a YouTube video. If someone makes a video, I might be held accountable for | Read More »