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White House, Center for American
Progress plan new moves to counter
John Podesta attackers

Politico, by Jonathan Allen

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Posted By:earlybird, 12/12/2013 11:08:26 PM

Since he founded the Center for American Progress a decade ago, John Podesta has built the liberal think tank into a fundraising juggernaut that rakes in between $30 million and $40 million a year from donors. But as Podesta enters the West Wing in the role of counselor to President Barack Obama, the White House and CAP are being forced to examine the awkward relationship between the donors he’s courted and the public policy decisions they want from the president. And as Podesta’s fundraising prowess and progressive bona fides become a source of political attacks, CAP and the White House

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Podesta shouldn´t be anywhere near the White House. Another bad sign...

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: earlybird, 12/12/2013 11:12:44 PM     (No. 9651786)

From the CAP´s website "About Us":

The Center for American Progress is an independent nonpartisan educational institute dedicated to improving the lives of Americans through progressive ideas and action. Building on the achievements of progressive pioneers such as Teddy Roosevelt and Martin Luther King, our work addresses 21st-century challenges such as energy, national security, economic growth and opportunity, immigration, education, and health care. We develop new policy ideas, critique the policy that stems from conservative values, challenge the media to cover the issues that truly matter, and shape the national debate. Founded in 2003 by John Podesta to provide long-term leadership and support to the progressive movement, CAP is headed by Neera Tanden and based in Washington, D.C.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Davids918, 12/12/2013 11:57:20 PM     (No. 9651817)

#1, most liberals and progressives are white, and upper-income.

They are looking to destroy the economic engine that runs America.
They´ve been working for 100 years to change America.

I don´t believe MLK was a liberal or progressive. Few Blacks and Hispanics are.

They may be voting Democrat but they are also voting for white liberal politicians´ agenda which hasn´t helped those in the inner-city over the last 50 years.



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Reply 3 - Posted by: bubber, 12/13/2013 12:14:48 AM     (No. 9651826)

I believe MLK Jr was a Republican...

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Reply 4 - Posted by: GringoinQuito, 12/13/2013 6:20:30 AM     (No. 9651958)

What a face! He looks like a clone of Ezeikiel Emmanuel.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Emerson, 12/13/2013 8:11:21 AM     (No. 9652070)

Re #4, does liberalism/progressivism such the life out of men and leave them shrivelled up like Podesta, Zeke Emanuel, Jay Carney -- and even Obie?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: bigfatslob, 12/13/2013 8:13:05 AM     (No. 9652074)

Mark my words, Podesta will be the right hand of the devil, Obama. Valarie Jarrett is too much like Obama and is just his puppeteer.
Podesta on the other hand is evil like Obama and will advance their communist progressive agenda but maybe a little more cleverly than the cluttsy Obama and Jarrett.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 12/13/2013 8:31:40 AM     (No. 9652099)

CAP is the spawn of the devil(s), Podesta, Sid Blumenthal, Hillary Clinton and George Soros. The entire article is nothing but subterfuge. But hey! It IS WaPolitico, after all.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: JAN, 12/13/2013 9:05:18 AM     (No. 9652150)

Some true journalism has been happening at Politico lately.

Interesting to say the least.

Is it revenge reporting or something honest?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: chicodon, 12/13/2013 10:59:48 AM     (No. 9652317)

I´m not sure how to take this. Make no mistake, this now puts Soros in the White House for day to day strategy sessions.

Who demanded this move is what has me baffled. Soros´ influence used to be kept hidden. Was it Obama or Soros?

We need to analyze every move they make as the moves will likely be unconstitutional. We should watch Obama´s inner circle for cracks too as they may have not been consulted. I can´t see Jarrett being too happy.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: nonsense, 12/13/2013 2:14:28 PM     (No. 9652548)

Nothing the Spite House says or does will erase the slimy, corrupt history of Podesta. Nothing can be done to black out the fact that he is the head puppet for the Master, George Soros.

He who has been quoted as saying, "A Constitutional Republic Sucks" is obviously up to no good. He will be the plunger to ram more Marxism communism down the throats of Americans. Get Ready for levels of evil we have not seen for decades.

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