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Saturday, June 13, 2009

Moveon.org Lies

I know what you're thinking. You're saying to yourself, "Of course Moveon.org lies, Publius, everyone knows tihs."

Well, this is a particularly vicious lie. In a recent email sent out to Moveon.org members, Moveon.org elites including "Noah" had this to say about plans by the US Chamber of Commerce to oppose further acceleration of government intervention in the economy:
The right-wing lobbyists at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce will spend $100 million to defeat Obama's plans for health care and a clean energy economy. They call it their "most important project" in nearly 100 years.1

Your local Chamber of Commerce represents small businesses, but the U.S. Chamber of Commerce is different—it represents the interests of mega-corporations, especially Big Oil and Coal.
-- "Biggest corporate attack on Obama yet", Sat Jun 13 2009
So Moveon.org is trying to paint the US Chamber of Commerce as a "right-wing arm of Big Oil and Coal". An organization that represents 3 million businesses is automatically "ring-wing" to these Socialist goons.

Of course since Moveon.org is the propaganda arm of the Socialist party, funded by mega-billionaire George Soros, one might say this is the pot calling the kettle black.

Aside from playing their usual Socialist card of divisive politics ("Big Oil is Big and therefore inherently evil even though the industry employs millions and fuels our entire economy!"), their claims are quite simply factually wrong.

The US Chamber of Commerce is a Chamber organization operating at a national level, with both direct members and local Chambers as members:

Representing your ideas—and interests—in Washington for nearly a century.

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the world's largest business federation representing 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions, as well as state and local chambers and industry associations. More than 96% of U.S. Chamber members are small businesses with 100 employees or fewer.

-- http://www.uschamber.com/about/default.htm

That's very different from Moveon.org's claim that the US Chamber is "run by big oil". The facts have never stopped these guys of course. Noah, etc., you are a liar.

Moveon.org and the Socialists they represent don't like small business. They hate all business, because business represents individual rights, individual initiative, and most importantly - people making their own decisions without their god Obama having a say in it.

History shows that they will start with the big fish like so-called "Big Oil and Coal" and once they're gone they will aim their sights at YOU.

Congratulations and Kudos to the US Chamber for their initiative, and best of luck to you! Businessmen are a persecuted minority in this country.