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Allow Me to Illustrate the Dangers of a Surveillance State (VIDEO)

(0) Comments | Posted June 19, 2013 | 11:55 AM

Speaking out against our National Intelligence Complex is extremely difficult. Believe me, I paid the price:

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Money in Politics Is Not Funny, Except When It Is (VIDEO)

(1) Comments | Posted June 12, 2013 | 10:15 AM

With unbelievably low approval ratings for Congress, the need to beat money in politics corruption is greater than ever. Usually, this isn't something to joke around about, but sometimes it's called for:


There you have it. Politicians are dancing to the tune of their biggest donors at the expense of the issues you care about most: from the environment to tax reform; from education to healthcare. Commonsense reforms are DOA as long as the biggest donors and special interest lobbyists are paying the bills and calling the shots.

So we're doing something about it, by building a huge non-partisan movement to institute real reform and pass the American Anti-Corruption Act. It would get politicians out of the strip club and into the Kiwanis Club.

While we are obviously not afraid to have a sense of humor (see video), we are dead serious about fixing this problem. Just ask the guy in the American flag...

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Elizabeth Warren Issues a Challenge to Senator Scott Brown (VIDEO)

(5) Comments | Posted November 23, 2011 | 1:55 PM

After promising to "fix this sh*t, myself, if have to," Elizabeth Warren is back to take on our foreclosure crisis, the 1 percent, and campaign finance reform:


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Elizabeth Warren Ready to Kick Ass and Take Names (VIDEO)

(48) Comments | Posted October 9, 2011 | 5:25 PM

In case you missed Elizabeth Warren's official announcement, you can watch her very unofficial announcement here:

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When It Comes To Stopping the AT&T/T-Mobile Merger, I Will Not Be Out-Passioned!

(2) Comments | Posted July 21, 2011 | 2:29 PM

When my friends at Free Press informed me about their campaign to stop the AT&T/T-Mobile merger, I was fired up. Part of that was just having watched the movie Fired Up!, but it was more so because I care deeply about this issue. That's...

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Verizon's Data Caps Will Inevitably Leave Me Forever Alone

(3) Comments | Posted July 7, 2011 | 12:24 PM

Thanks, Verizon. Now all these women I meet are going to realize what an idiot I am.

If you haven't heard, Verizon has announced that they'll be joining AT&T and T-Mobile by eliminating their unlimited data plans for new customers. And with that unlimited data plan goes my...

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AT&T: Please Give Us Money So We Can Support Your Merger With T-Mobile

(7) Comments | Posted June 16, 2011 | 11:38 AM

Lately, there's been a great deal of press about certain civic-minded organizations taking money from AT&T and then coming out and supporting the AT&T/T-Mobile merger. Groups like the NAACP and the National Education Association are being called out for possible conflicts of interest. The Gay &...

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Net Neutrality, Cynicism, and My Conversation With FCC Commissioner Clyburn

(0) Comments | Posted December 14, 2010 | 2:08 PM

"The game is the game." That's what I told to FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn. But it's not just my love of The Wire that caused Omar's words to come out of my mouth. I was referring to the fact that we all understand the way in which our politics work

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Net Neutrality: A Bipartisan Issue We Can Rally Around

(35) Comments | Posted December 6, 2010 | 3:26 PM

A few weeks ago, I posted an article to Reddit.com (one of the Internet's most beloved social news sites) about the woeful prospects for Net Neutrality. I wrote, "If we want Net Neutrality (or anything else), then we need to demand it."

I proposed a grassroots political organization:...

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