[FSP] Re: politics of the psc 341 professor
- a small correction and a small comment...
--- In email@example.com, Mike Lorrey <mlorrey@...> wrote:
> TO is alleged to be closely aligned with Project for a Democratic
> America (pdamerica.org), but tends to be focused on trying to entice
> the Naderites back into the Dem Party fold, so it straddles the divide
> between the moonbat left wing of the democrats, and the Naderites. That
> is the analysis of the marxist site Counterpunch.org:
BG: it is actually "Progressive Democrats of America" not "Project for
a Democratic America"
some people believe it was specifically set-up to bring the Greens
back in the fold as both Medea Benjamin (who ran for Congress as a
Green and who founded Code Pink) and David Cobb (Green Party
presidential candidate '04) were on the original board.
> Their contributing writers include David Bacon, Dean Baker, Tom
> Engelhardt, William Fisher, Scott Galindez, Dahr Jamail, Jason Leopold,
> Ray McGovern, William Rivers Pitt, J. Sri Raman, Cindy Sheehan, Norman
> Solomon, David Swanson and James Zogby
BG: Ray McGovern was the retired CIA analyst who was a contributing
editor to the book "Neo-Conned" and was the person who forcefully
challenged Donald Rumsfeld in a Q&A session about his allegedly
knowing where WMD were to be found in Iraq that was brilliant.
BillG (not Gates)