Tag Archives: Netroots Nation

Nancy Pelosi Booed At Netroots Nation

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi was heckled and booed at this weekend’s Netroots Nation convention when she said that Edward Snowden broke the law. Via Politico: As Pelosi was saying the country needs a “balance” between security and privacy, Marc Perkel, a 57-year-old activist from Gilroy, Calif., started shouting at Pelosi during her answer and was escorted out of the ...

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Netroots 2013: San Jose

They made the announcement last night that Netroots Nation 2013 will be held in San Jose, California. Ho hum. Something tells me the JMG meetup is gonna be in San Francisco anyway.

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Morning View – Goodbye Providence

What a great Netroots and what a fantastic (and freakishly clean) little town! I’m definitely going to get back to Providence one day.

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President Obama Addresses Netroots

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Afternoon View – Recall Car

Wisconsin plates, so maybe they drove all the way to Rhode Island with the sign on top. Doesn’t seem very aerodynamic. Seen parked outside the Netroots Nation host hotel this afternoon.

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NAACP President Ben Jealous At Netroots

His handler took this photo of us just as I was expressing my admiration and thanks for the NAACP’s ardent support of the LGBT movement. It’s a pity my eyes are closed, but I think I was a little taken up in the moment.

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Presidential Proclamation

A representative from the White House delivered copies of the above LGBT Pride Month proclamation to this morning’s Netroots Nation LGBT Caucus attendees. Embiggen to read in full. I’ve got to find a mailing tube to get this home safely, cuz this baby is getting framed.

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Afternoon View – Providence Arts Center

Downtown Providence is full of great old buildings like this one, which really looks fantastic at night with all its neon lit.

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Providence JMG Meet-Up

Fun locals and drunk Netroots attendees!

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At Netroots: Breitbart Is Here

Dead Breitbart sycophant and vile CNN contributor Dana Loesch is wandering around Netroots with crackpot teabagging blogger Jim Hoft, looking for Occupiers and other “fringe” attendees to ridicule on their sites. Loesch just tweeted the above photo in front of the Daily Kos logo. (Netroots began as a Daily Kos event.) Hoft, you may recall, is the lying freak who ...

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Wingnuts Attack Senate Candidate Elizabeth Warren For Attending Netroots

Here’s how teabagger site Daily Caller sees it: Massachusetts Democratic Gov. Deval Patrick and Republican Sen. Scott Brown attended the Friday funeral of a slain Massachusetts police officer, Kevin Ambrose, who died Monday while on duty. There is, of course, a noticeable absence from the list of mourners. Democratic Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren apparently couldn’t be bothered. She’s hanging out ...

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Netroots Trans Panel On SiriusXM

SiriusXM host Michelangelo Signorile is interviewing this morning’s Netroots Nation transgender issues panel this hour (3pm – 4pm eastern.) In the background you can see some of the others on the Netroots “radio row” including progressive talker Sam Seder, who is in the booth to Mike’s right. Across from Seder is the David Pakman Show crew.

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Lizz Winstead At Netroots Nation

Daily Show creator and comedian Lizz Winstead spoke at Netroots Nation today, where she read excerpts from her new book, Lizz Free Or Die.

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TODAY: SiriusXM At 4PM

Today at 4pm I’ll be on Michelangelo Signorile’s SiriusXM show at Netroots Nation to talk about the LGBT presence here and how our issues are being addressed. The gays are on channel 108 and you can listen live online if you sign up for a freebie account.

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Netroots Hosts First-Ever Trans Panel

Left to right: Autumn Sandeen, Jos Truitt, Monica Roberts, Jennifer Levi. Moderator: Dr. Jillian Weiss. Lots of allies in the audience are getting an education.

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Eat Your Birth Control

Among last night’s speakers at Netroots Nation was the president of Planned Parenthood, whose reps had placed chocolate birth control dispensers on all of our tables. Preventing pregnancy is delicious.

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On Sale At Netroots Nation

From the same artist I blogged about yesterday.

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TONIGHT: JMG Meetup In Providence

Reminder: The JMG meet-up for Providence will be at 10PM tonight at The Stable. We’ll likely be in the back patio area where the locals tells us there’s a bit more room and where the music isn’t so loud. The Stable is easily walkable from the Netroots Nation host hotel (two blocks!) and some of us will be coming from ...

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Zach Wahls On His Boy Scouts Campaign

Speaking at Netroots with Think Progress blogger Zack Ford.

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Rep. Tammy Baldwin Speaks At Netroots

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