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Save the Internet

Concerned citizens nationwide are rallying to stop the latest phone and cable company assault on Internet freedom as the Federal Communications Commission weighs new rules to protect net neutrality. What’s net neutrality exactly? Put simply, net neutrality ensures that network operators provide nondiscriminatory access to the network and online content. Think about it like this:…

Bush’s Surgeon General nominee looks even worse

From Crooks and Liars: By: Steve Benen on June 7, 2007     Following up on an item from last week, Dr. James W. Holsinger Jr., Bush’s nominee for Surgeon General, has a record of activism that suggests a strong anti-gay bias. Opposition to his nomination has been growing, but it’s been unclear whether there was enough information available…

Register: Pardon Libby

Today’s OC Register cals for the pardon of Dick Cheney’s former chief of staff saying there was no underlying crime. The crime was the blown cover of a covert CIA operative who’s undercover status is well documented and well established.  Libby knew there was an investigation and obstructed the progress of the investigation.  If Clinton…

The Margin of Victory? You Better Believe It!

Being a leader in the Young Democrats for the past 6 years (wow, it’s been that long?) I have been preaching the gospel that if you invest in Young people, you will win.  Today, I received this from John G. Vigna, the CYD Political Director.  It is a report put out by Young Voter Strategies and George…

The Christian Taliban – In America

After reading the stories of the conflicts between the UCI Muslim Studen Union, the Hillel Jewish Student Union, and the UCI College Republicans I found myself wondering “When do I start worrying about a Christian taliban in the United States?” Congressman Dana Rohrabacher & Taliban Well, we may already be well on the way there.…