Antiwar Conference Featured Panelist Who Spoke at Holocaust Denial Conference

William Lind spoke at panel hosted by American Prospect, American Conservative
William Lind

An antiwar conference hosted by the American Prospect and the American Conservative in June featured a panelist who once spoke at a Holocaust denial conference and claims American Muslims are a disloyal “fifth column” who should leave the United States.

Watch Neera Tanden Take Credit for Obama’s Failed Iraq Strategy

CAP president takes credit for troop withdrawal plan in 2012 donor pitch
CAP President Neera Tanden speaks to the Democracy Alliance

The president of a leading liberal think tank took credit in 2012 for an Obama administration troop withdrawal plan in Iraq that has led to the de facto partition of the country and the near-collapse of its government as al Qaeda terrorists and Shiite militias run rampant.

Neera Tanden, president of the Center for American Progress, touted its cooperation with the White House on Iraq strategy in a 2012 pitch to members of the left-wing dark money group the Democracy Alliance.

CAP Cancels Rollout of Project Aimed at Working Class White Voters

‘Bobby Kennedy Project’ put off until 2016 due to ‘insufficient funding’
CAP senior fellow Ruy Teixeira

A top liberal group has temporarily abandoned plans for a new project designed to court white working class voters after it could not marshal the necessary financial support for the project, according to documents obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.

CAP Fellow Teams Up with BDS Group to Thwart Israeli Visa Bill

Involvement reignites charges of anti-Semitism against CAP
Israel supporter interacts with member of a anti-Israel U.S. Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation rally / AP

A fellow at the Center for American Progress (CAP) Leadership Institute was scheduled to moderate a congressional briefing Wednesday on ways to kill a piece of legislation that makes it easier for Israelis to obtain U.S. visas.

Security Tight at Secretive Democracy Alliance Meeting

Billionaires and millionaires rub elbows behind closed doors with Democratic pols and progressive foundations
The Ritz-Carlton Chicago

Democrats have long railed against the lack of transparency in political funding, but security was airtight this week as a hush-hush network of progressive moneymen and activists held a closed-door conference to map out their plan to shift U.S. policy to the left.

Oligarchy in the Twenty-First Century

Column: Think rich conservatives rule the world? Think again.
Sean Eldridge mingles with a local commoner. (Facebook)

“To see what is in front of one’s nose,” George Orwell famously wrote, “needs a constant struggle.” In front of my nose as I write this is a copy of last Sunday’s New York Times. I have opened it to the business section. Below the fold is one of many Times articles on Thomas Piketty, the French economist and author of Capital in the Twenty-First Century, which argues that America has entered a second Gilded Age of vast inequality, inherited fortunes, and oligarchic politics, where the shape of public discourse and public policy is determined by a wealthy few.