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Senator Angus King (I-ME) may Caucus with the GOP

I guess being an Independent in Congress means you can always be in the majority party by simply caucusing with whichever party happens to win the latest election. According to the Hill: Senator Angus King who caucuses with the Democrats, will decide after the midterm elections whether to switch sides and join the Republicans. He is leaving open the possibility of aligning himself with the GOP if control of the […]

Al Franken Attacks Free Speech

Americans haven’t always agreed with what’s said, but until now we’ve always agreed on each other’s right to say it. Sign the petition and tell Senator Franken he doesn’t get to use his power to limit our rights: www.stopattackingfreespeech.com The Obama Administration recently proposed new rules at the IRS to control the speech of certain non-profits. In 2012, Senator Franken pressured the IRS to target these groups. He thinks that […]

Press banned as FLOTUS Obama touts Free Speech

A bit of do as I say not as I do coming from the White House – Sort of like not following the diet the First Lady touts for school children. First lady Michelle Obama told students that freedom of speech should be a universal right during her extravagant, no-press-allowed tour of China — a hypocritical move that will surely draw the ire of critics, according to an expert. “That […]

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The World Wide Web is 25 years old – Timeline

Top 10 Web Political Moments 1. First Candidate to have a Web site – Senator Dianne Feinstein (1994) Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) became the first political candidate to have a Web site, permanently changing the way politicians raise money, organize volunteers, and interact with voters. 2. The Drudge Report Breaks Lewinsky Scandal (1998) The Drudge Report, a little-known, one-man news site, beat the mainstream media on one of the decade’s […]