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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

 

OpenGovernment.org at National Conference on Media Reform

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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?

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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

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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