Tag Archives: Nutroots Nation

The Nutroots Troll Themselves

Apparently the past few days there was a meeting in Detroit. It was the annual gathering of the progressive blogosphere, also known as Nutroots Nation. (It started off as “YearlyKos” but they changed the name a few years ago.) Conservative … Continue reading

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They Did It To Themselves

Ian Welsh: A brief note on why the progressive blog movement failed In the early 2000s progressive blogging seemed like a big deal. At the first Yearly Kos, as it was called then, big name politicians came and kissed our … Continue reading

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Saturday Night Music Open Thread

Google Bing “Netroots 2013” and check out the dearth of stories. And they are meeting in Silicon Valley! Oh, how the mighty have fallen.

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What happened to Netroots?

Enthusiasm, frustration at Netroots Nation Jane Bettinson’s brother listens to conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh. As a result, she says, he believes the White House is in very liberal hands. Her retort: “I would say, ‘No dear, I’m far left; … Continue reading

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What are they trying to hide?

Here they go again: Breitbart’s people at Netroots by Donkey Hotey Several of Breitbart’s people are at Netroots nation. Here is a link to a picture of them standing in a group. I have been told this group includes Loesch, … Continue reading

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That’s why they’re called “Nutroots”

Seriously. Blogger Anne Sorock of Legal Insurrection showed up at Nutroots Nation and asked an inconvenient question: Netroots Indian speakers defend Elizabeth Warren even if not really Cherokee I attended the Netroots Nation progressive convention this morning in Providence, Rhode … Continue reading

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