POLITICAL & ENVIRONMENTAL
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Swiftboating - To smear somebody with lies
“I don’t think anything will change until Americans revolt and get it into their heads that they need to be informed voters instead of just listening to the paid political ads,”
Republican Representative Deborah Pryce after she realized that that negative ads work
USA - Left Wing - People and People's Rights, Environment, Conservation, Responsible Energy Usage
The Democratic Party is dedicated to fighting for the values that make America great, and we will never give up that fight. We will aggressively pursue our agenda in the coming months, and we need your help.
Center for American Progress - The Center for American Progress is a nonpartisan research and educational institute dedicated to promoting a strong, just and free America that ensures opportunity for all.
MOVEON.ORG - MoveOn is working to bring ordinary people back into politics. With a system that today revolves around big money and big media, most citizens are left out. When it becomes clear that our "representatives" don't represent the public, the foundations of democracy are in peril. MoveOn is a catalyst for a new kind of grassroots involvement, supporting busy but concerned citizens in finding their political voice.
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) - The ACLU is our nation's guardian of liberty. They work daily in courts, legislatures and communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed to every person in this country by the Constitution and laws of the United States. Their job is to conserve America's original civic values - the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. The American system of government is founded on two counterbalancing principles: that the majority of the people governs, through democratically elected representatives; and that the power even of a democratic majority must be limited, to ensure individual rights.
www.CivilLibertiesNow.org - Join now to prevent our civil liberties from being taken away by the current administration!!
Sierra Club - The Home Page for
the Sierra Club: America's oldest, largest, and most effective
Wilderness Society -
protects and conserves America's wilderness and roadless
areas, including the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, and national forests
Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society - WDCS, the Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society, is the world's most active charity (Registered No. 1014705) dedicated to the conservation and welfare of all whales, dolphins and porpoises (also known as cetaceans).
Sea Turtle Preservation Society - The Sea Turtle Preservation Society (STPS) is a not-for-profit organization. STPS relies on the donations from the public, its membership, and the efforts of its dedicated volunteers. Our active volunteers are permitted by the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission, Bureau of Protected Species Management, and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to work with endangered and threatened sea turtles. STPS is not however, an enforcement agency.
The Nature Conservancy - Since 1951, they have been working with communities, businesses and people to protect nearly 117 million acres around the world. Mission - To preserve the plants, animals and natural communities that represent the diversity of life on Earth by protecting the lands and waters they need to survive.
Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) uses law, science, and the support of more than 1 million members and activists to protect the planet's wildlife and wild places and to ensure a safe and healthy environment for all living things. Worth Magazine has named NRDC one of America's 100 best charities, and Charity Navigator has given NRDC four stars (out of a possible four).
National Environmental Trust - discusses, amongst many other things, how much the actions by the Bush administration (and in some cases Congress) have degraded the environment in the United States.
NEHA - National Environmental Health Association
- The National
Environmental Health Association (NEHA) had its origins in the state of
California where it was incorporated in 1937. The original impetus behind the
creation of a national professional society for environmental health
practitioners was the desire by professionals of that day to establish a
standard of excellence for this developing profession.
USA - Right Wing - Big Business and Corporate Rights & Profits, Energy, often Religiously Focused
Jones Day in Chicago law firm who represents clients like the OGE Energy Corporation and the Great Lakes Chemical Corporation.
Senator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina criticized his own party for allowing spending to increase, noting that Mr. Bush had yet to veto a single spending bill. "We're growing the government at a pace that makes Democrats look thrifty," New York Times 3/12/06
"The administration has, now, to cope with failure," William F. Buckley Jr. wrote in February. "The kernel here is the acknowledgment of defeat."
In an e-mail message to Mr. Rove on Feb. 13, Mr. Beck wrote, "I have been a loyal Republican for a long time." But he said pharmacists were "distraught that a Republican president would attack our profession."