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House of Cards - Season 2 - Official Trailer - Netflix [HD]


I haven't been more excited about a television program since the final season of Air Wolf. Yes, I said Air Wolf. Anyway, this season of House of Cards follows Frank's rapid ascension to the heights of power as he fights...More


The Worth of Political Memoirs


What is worth reading in todays world? Naturally there are any number of books that one can find online, in a bookstore, or the library that will peak someone's interest, but I would like to talk today about political memoirs...More


L'affair Snowden - What We Have Learned


Ok. Snowden is on the run. “It’s espionage!” “He’s a traitor!!”. Yeegads. All for telling us that our government is listening to us and wants to listen to the globe. “We have warrants!” shouts Obama, And then in a whisper...More


Scalia's Devastating Dissent


Justice Scalia finally made us proud. In common with the vast majority of progressives I have considered our two Italian - American Justices to be running dogs of right wing conservatives / corporatists; borderline demi-fascists. Scalia was on the side...More


Three #OpenGov Events This Week

Busy #opengov week here in NYC. I’m pleased to be attending the following events on behalf of PPF : Tomorrow, Tuesday June 4th – Media Impact Forum from the exciting work of the Media Impact Funders . Thank you to...More


Float Like A Butterfly, And Sting Like One Too


Its Sunday April 28th! Do you know where your podcast is? On this day in history back in 1967, Muhammad Ali refused induction into the U.S. military. The self-proclaimed "Greatest Fighter of All Time" cited religious reasons for staging his...More at National Conference on Media Reform


Writing from the plane headed to the National Conference on Media Reform in Denver, CO, organized by the terrific folks at PPF’s longtime friends at Free Press . My first time in Denver, look forward to seeing the mountains. I’m...More


Caption Contest: What did Hillary say to Joe?


To enter and win you must leave a comment. The winner will receive two movies tickets on May 1, 2013 " READ THE OFFICIAL RULES "More


John Sununu Bring Race Up Again: Colin Powell's Endorsement

Its official, like 2008 the Republicans are saying Colin Powell is endorsing Obama because he is black. I hope people understand how outrages this is, that a man like Colin Powell is treated in such a disrespectful matter. The implication...More


The Romney Veto That Every American Needs to Know About


Abraham Lincoln once said, “Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.” Well, in November of 2002 the people of Massachusetts gave a businessman named Mitt Romney political power. And,...More