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I wonder where these folks stand on gun rights, etc?

Discussion in 'Legal' started by hillbilly, Jun 12, 2006.

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  1. hillbilly

    hillbilly Member

    Jul 10, 2003
    Lefties on the march again.

    Google some of these names along with terms like "gun rights."


    To: Assignment Desk, Daybook Editor

    Contact: Toby Chaudhuri or Noreen Nielsen, 202-955-5665, both of Campaign for America's Future

    News Advisory:

    -- Thousands of Progressives to Gather Monday for 3-Day Conference to 'Take Back America'

    -- Organizers Announce Opening Day Media Events Schedule

    The Campaign for America's Future today released details for the opening day of the organization's "Take Back America" conference. More than 2 thousand progressive leaders and activists will gather at the Washington Hilton on Monday for the first day of the annual event.

    Campaign for America's Future co-director Robert Borosage and Democratic pollster Stan Greenberg will hold a morning news conference to release an election-year message guide and brief reporters about highlights of the gathering. Progressive leaders will also kick-off events to outline a bold "Agenda for the Common Good" during the conference's opening luncheon.

    Actor and environmentalist Robert Redford, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.), former Sen. Gary Hart (D-Colo.), Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.), Rep. Barbara Lee (news, bio, voting record) (D-Calif.), Rep. Bennie Thompson (news, bio, voting record) (D-Miss.), AFL-CIO president John Sweeney and many others will join Campaign for America's Future co-director Roger Hickey to begin outlining bold initiatives that make up a progressive agenda that promotes the "common good."



    9:45 a.m.

    Photo opportunity with Robert Redford on "Progressive Media Row," a central working area for progressive TV, radio, print and online media outlets.

    Washington Hilton Concourse
    10 a.m.

    Robert Borosage and Stan Greenberg hold a news conference to release a progressive message guide, new public opinion information and to brief reporters about the Campaign for America's Future's "Take Back America" conference.

    Washington Hilton State Room

    11 a.m.

    Robert Borosage, Stan Greenberg, Katrina vanden Heuvel, and Biko Baker deliver opening remarks about the progressive promise and conservative collapse.
    Washington Hilton Crystal Ballroom

    12:45 p.m.
    Sen. Harry Reid (news, bio, voting record) (D-Nev.), Robert Redford, Jerome Ringo and Larry Schweiger speak at a major event about the Apollo Alliance's plan for energy independence.

    Washington Hilton International Ballroom.
    preset time: 10 a.m..

    final access: 12:45 p.m.

    camera throw: 80 feet.


    2:15 p.m.

    Progressive leaders continue outlining bold initiatives that make up a progressive agenda for the "common good."

    Washington Hilton International Ballroom

    -- Jeff Faux and Anna Burger discuss making our economy work for all people.

    -- Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.), and Prof. Jacob Hacker discuss health care for all.

    -- Former Sen. Gary Hart (D-Colo.), and Rep. Barbara Lee (D- Calif.), discuss common sense on security.

    -- Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.), and Stephen Bradberry discuss revitalizing the Gulf region and rebuilding America.

    -- John Sweeney delivers closing remarks

    4 p.m.
    Progressives discuss campaigns to take back America.

    -- State Sen. Polly Baca (D-Colo.), Gloria Totten, Lisa Turner, Jeff Blodgett, Heather Booth and William McNary discuss taking back state houses. Washington Hilton Monroe Room

    -- Dan Carol, Maggie Fox, Karen Nussbaum and Lorena Chambers discuss building progressive capacity.

    Washington Hilton Georgetown Room

    -- Kristina Wilfore, Kay Coles, Daniel Gotoff, Will Robinson and Alexander Robinson discuss the ballot initiative battlefield in the states.

    Washington Hilton International Ballroom West

    -- Jay Harris, Alexandra Walker, Robert Greenwald, Julie Bergman Sender, Tracy Van Slyke, Cenk Uygur and Roberto Lovato discuss building the new progressive media infrastructure.

    Washington Hilton Jefferson Room

    -- Iara Peng, Quinn Wilhelmi, Elana Berkowitz, Maria Teresa Petersen and Biko Baker discuss new voices and new energy in the progressive movement.

    Washington Hilton International Ballroom East

    NOTE: Media representatives interested in covering the Campaign for America's Future's "Take Back America" conference must bring valid federal- or state-issued photo identification and press credentials to gain access to events. Media check-in begins at 8 a.m. outside the Washington Hilton State Room.


  2. Zundfolge

    Zundfolge Member

    Dec 24, 2002
    Colorado Springs
    "Common Good" = subjugation of the individual to the collective.
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