Stories by Cliff Schecter

 Cliff Schecter is an author, pundit and public relations strategist whose firm Libertas, LLC handles media relations for political, corporate and non-profit clients.  Follow him on Twitter: @CliffSchecter subscribe to Cliff Schecter's feed

Posted on: Dec 30, 2007, Source: Brave New Films

Camp does a report on sweatshop labor. Something that only a comedian, and a progressive one at that, could make funny.

Posted on: Dec 27, 2007, Source: Brave New Films

If this doesn't make you want to fight the consolidation of our media in the hands of a few ultra-wealthy elites, I don't know what will.

Posted on: Dec 25, 2007, Source: Brave New Films

Yes, this is the America that has been created by Bush, his Republican cronies and too many corporate Democrats.

Posted on: Dec 22, 2007, Source: Cliff Schecter's Blog

Anyone who could vote to raise their own pay and give tax cuts to corporate crooks while denying kids health care isn't qualified to be called human.

Posted on: Dec 20, 2007, Source: Cliff Schecter's Blog

This is so disgusting, so vile....Not just the incident, but response to it.

Posted on: Dec 19, 2007, Source: Brave New Films

Why would it make sense for John Edwards and Barack Obama to go on a network that has spread false rumors about both ad nauseam?

Posted on: Dec 18, 2007, Source: Cliff Schecter's Blog

"This is a president who has not only entirely neglected cities," the Mayor said, "but has hurt our cities in enormous ways."

Posted on: Dec 4, 2007, Source: Brave New Films

Cliff Schecter: Nothing like kiddie porn addicts carrying AKs in a country filled with lost and desperate children...

Posted on: Dec 3, 2007, Source: Brave New Films

Karl Rove is quite simply a sociopath. He has no shame, no compassion, no concern for those he's hurt or care for the truth. And he's been an complete and utter failure in his role in government.

Posted on: Nov 30, 2007, Source: Brave New Films

Cliff Schecter: A man reportedly wearing a bomb took two New Hampshire campaign workers hostage and demanded to speak to Sen. Clinton.

Posted on: Nov 30, 2007, Source: Brave New Films

The victim tells his bosses at Noble Drilling (of Houston, call them and send your regards), and they fired him for "sleeping on the job."

Posted on: Nov 25, 2007, Source: Brave New Films

34,000 Democrats signed the petition calling for censure. That is grassroots organizing for you (hat tip to The Courage Campaign and Moveon.org). The days of answering only to the elite are over.

Posted on: Nov 22, 2007, Source: Brave New Films

Cliff Schecter: Klein really has put together one of the most dangerous trends gripping our world and our political culture.

Posted on: Nov 20, 2007, Source: Brave New Films

Watch the video (made by a 17-year-old!) and see what is obviously too dangerous for most of our minds to handle.

Posted on: Nov 19, 2007, Source: Brave New Films

From war crimes to the destruction of the environment and a celebrity-obsessed culture, "The Warning" is a clarion call to action for an apathetic nation.

Posted on: Nov 18, 2007, Source: Brave New Films

Who woulda thunk it, because they use their smarts at the Fox Business Channel....

Posted on: Nov 15, 2007, Source: Brave New Films

Satire and parody aside, we think this is extremely objectionable, misogynistic content. We still don't understand how FOX is allowed to call this "news." So let's make this campaign count, and hit FOX where it hurts -- their Fair and Balance Sheet.

Posted on: Nov 15, 2007, Source: Brave New Films

Cliff Schecter: Here they go again with their made up cries of left-wing media bias.

Posted on: Nov 12, 2007, Source: Brave New Films

Cliff Schecter: This has to be the dumbest foreign policy in Asia since the Chinese figured they could hold Genghis Khan with a big wall.

Posted on: Nov 12, 2007, Source: Brave New Films

Or at least in the history of the Gallup Poll. Even Nixon's disapproval numbers weren't as high during the height of the Watergate crisis.

Posted on: Nov 9, 2007, Source: Brave New Films

Cliff Schecter: Wal-Mart might save you a few cents while killing your kids. Heartwarming.

Posted on: Nov 8, 2007, Source: Fox Attacks

I don't recall seeing any soft porn on my console TV growing up when my parents watched the Huntley-Brinkley report or later during the MacNeil-Lehrer Hour.

Posted on: Oct 30, 2007, Source: AlterNet

This is exactly what the Bushies don't want you to see, as they continue to send other people's sons and daughters to die in a war based upon a lie.

Posted on: Oct 30, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Cliff Schecter: Another sex scandal and another preacher. Will it ever end?

Posted on: Oct 22, 2007, Source: AlterNet

John Edwards tells Bill Maher, "We don't need a surge in Baghdad, we need a surge in New Orleans" and "there's no better endorsement a Democrat can get than having Bill O'Reilly be against you."

Posted on: Oct 11, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Cliff Schecter: Prominent Carlylers have included members of the Bush and bin Laden families. That's about all you need to know.

Posted on: Oct 6, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Cliff Schecter: Please, please, please let this be true. I'll do my own laundry for a whole year and give up drinking. Not counting beer. Or wine.

Posted on: Oct 5, 2007, Source: AlterNet

"No health care for us, no photo-ops for you." That is how the kid in this ad puts it.

Posted on: Oct 3, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Robert had a number of other great points. To which Gaffney could only respond, twice mind you, "gobbledygook." Yes, I wish I were kidding.

Posted on: Oct 2, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Cliff Schecter: Gov. Corzine of NJ says, "Bush's determination to pursue a course of action that will harm our children's health is incomprehensible"

Posted on: Sep 28, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Cliff Schecter: Yes, the ridiculousness never ends with this clown.

Posted on: Sep 26, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Cliff Schecter: I frankly don't think anyone voting against this can call themselves a human being.

Posted on: Sep 25, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Cliff Schecter: Shuster confronts GOP Rep. Martha Blackburn on caring more about MoveOn than her own constituents dying in Iraq.

Posted on: Sep 20, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Cliff Schecter: They started firing randomly at citizens. No one fired at Blackwater. They were not attacked by gunman. They were not targeted.

Posted on: Sep 12, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Cliff Schecter: Quite well done Rudy, Hannity's just who I think of passing the time with when solemnly remembering an American tragedy.

Posted on: Sep 11, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Cliff Schecter: Add another interesting entry to the list of Fred Thompson's legal/lobbying clientele: Libyan terrorists.

Posted on: Sep 11, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Top national security experts including Richard Clarke and Rand Beers are interviewed about the "Petraeus" report.

Posted on: Sep 10, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Alfonso Cuarón, director of "Children of Men", and Naomi Klein present a short film from Klein's book "The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism."

Posted on: Sep 7, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Cliff Schecter: Now maybe there is an innocent explanation for this? I can't think of one.

Posted on: Aug 23, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Cliff Schecter: O'Reilly says without irony, "Corruption in the US media is harming this country. There's more propaganda than truth floating around."

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