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Beck on the Santa Barbara Killings

May 27, 2014

Six people were killed and thirteen were wounded when 22 year old Elliot Rodger went on his killing spree this weekend.  Rodger left a massive manifesto and many YouTube videos trying to explain his mindset before perpetrating these murders. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the families and friends of the victims. Unfortunately, the [...]

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A Look Back In Time

November 8, 2012

The Internet has proven to be a force for campaigning for the past 5 Presidential Elections, and each election cycle, the way the Internet is used changes.  Let’s look back at how one candidate for President used the Internet back in 1996. H/T:  @SeanHackbarth

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Internet Shows It’s Influence By Killing Off SOPA

January 20, 2012

On Wednesday, the Internet protested SOPA, the Stop Online Piracy Act, and its counterpart bill in the Senate, PIPA.  Yesterday, we saw the effects of that protest.  Both SOPA and PIPA were effectively killed off.  In the Senate, Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) has suspended debate on PIPA “indefinitely”, while in the House, Rep. Lamar Smith [...]

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SOPA Blackout Day – Why SOPA Needs to be Stopped

January 18, 2012

Today is SOPA Blackout day.  Hundreds of sites across the Internet, including sites such as WordPress.com and Wikipedia, have shut down in protest of a little known bill making its way through Congress known as SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act).  Other sites, such as Google, are providing information about SOPA on their homepages.  So what [...]

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Flashback: What’s the Internet?

January 30, 2011

I saw this floating around the World Wide Internets from the Today Show circa 1994: Even though I’d love to pile on NBC, it’s all not that silly.  Think about it:  what is the Internet?  Could you describe what it physically is rather than what it does?  I’m sure many of us could today, but [...]

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Tea Party USA and the Internet

February 25, 2009

Since the idea of a new “Tea Party” to protest the redistributionist economic policies of the Obama Administration was proposed by Rick Santelli on CNBC, the movement for a Tea Party USA has spread across the country.  More and more protests continue to pop up, including in Chicago, California, Florida, Colorado, Pennsylvania, Texas, Wyoming, and [...]

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Should the Rightosphere Get More Involved Party Activism?

February 10, 2009

Stepping away from the stimulus over saturation as of late, John Henke at The Next Right has an interesting post today comparing the relative role that the Conservative blogosphere plays in Republican party politics as opposed to the role that the Liberal blogosphere plays in Democrat party politics.  Henke points out how the Left “net-roots” [...]

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Who’s Out of Touch?

September 13, 2008

The Obama campaign released an ad last night declaring McCain to be out-of-touch, attacking him for supposedly not knowing how to use a computer or how to send an email.  The Obama campaign also looked like it was beginning this line of attack with its surrogates, as outlined in the AP.  In the last 24 [...]

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