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When Roger West first launched the progressive political blog "News From The Other Side" in May 2010, he could hardly have predicted the impact that his venture would have on the media and political debate. As the New Media emerged as a counterbalance to established media sources, Roger wrote his copious blogs about national politics, the tea party movement, mid-term elections, and the failings of the radical right to the vanguard of the New Media movement. Roger West's efforts as a leading blogger have tremendous reach. NFTOS has led the effort to bring accountability to mainstream media sources such as FOX NEWS, Breitbart's "Big Journalism. Roger's breadth of experience, engaging style, and cultivation of loyal readership - over 92 million visitors - give him unique insight into the past, present, and future of the New Media and political rhetoric that exists in our society today. What we are against: Radical Right Wing Agendas Incompetent Establishment Donald J. Trump Corporate Malfeasence We are for: Global and Econmoic Security Social and Economic Justice Media Accountability THE RESISTANCE

Monday, March 7, 2016


It’s hard not to enjoy the show and watch the GOP eat their own. Reagan must be spinning in his grave as his 11th Commandment is broken, shredded, stomped upon and burned. It sets up the Democrats for a slam-dunk this fall. However, we should watch carefully and with caution because our opportunity could turn on a dime.

Bernie has tapped into the same angst on the left that Trump has on the far right. Lets face it, we all know and agree with Bernie’s message – the system is rigged, the game’s not fair and the little guy is always going to get screwed if someone doesn’t look out for his interests. Luckily we have Hillary to do that.

Hillary needs to be louder and prouder! Show us one more time what we know she’s capable of - great leadership. I learned long ago there’s no such thing as a free lunch. I just want fair opportunity for success and I like having a safety net to protect patriots like us from hard times – like when bankers trash the world economy.

We just don’t need to win this fall – we need to win big – like 48 states big. We need turn out to match 2008. Why? Because we need to send a message to the Trump trolls that we’re taking our country further away from them. Their ideology is an epic fail!

The GOP paints us Dems as fools – looking for free stuff, weak on crime and national defense, and godless. Why do we take that crap? We have the greatest military in the world. Its not about troop levels its about being battlefield efficient. We don’t need troop levels from WWII.

Bernie lit the fire and Hillary needs to stoke more!

How many times do we need to read about industry needing more H1-B visa? Where’s the investment in our own workers? Why wont these companies hire and train the millions of displaced high tech workers?

They tell us that our educational system is weak and our schools aren’t preparing kids for jobs? Why don’t these fools want to invest in their future workers/consumers?

Hold up the mirror so folks see these phonies for what they accuse Trump of being – business morons, weak on Foreign Policy with ineffective wars – dishonest and a bunch of liars.

The GOP establishment wants it cheap and easy. They don’t want to invest in America, they want to frack America! That’s why Trump really is the perfect metaphor for what they really are.

Eight years ago I was excited to think we were on the brink of 16 years with a Democrat in the Oval Office. I’m even more excited to think it could be 24 – now lets deliver this. Time to pay it FORWARD.