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How Sure Are You?

David Sable | Posted 01.19.2013 | Media
David Sable

Look -- having opinions is critical -- no one likes a waffling whinge. Having a POV at least gives you a place to begin a discussion and makes conversation interesting. But again -- how sure are you?

4 Ways to Improve the State of Political Discourse Online

Rand Strauss | Posted 01.08.2013 | Technology
Rand Strauss

Instead of ignoring posts and comments as your blood boils with disagreement, I propose we change the state of political discourse online. After all, we are all debating for a common cause: the well-being of our nation and the citizens who reside within it.

Newsies Is Right and Left

Victoria Buchholz | Posted 09.08.2012 | College
Victoria Buchholz

Most of my friends saw Newsies as a musical cheering the rise of the union and progressive ideals. But as we emerged from the theater, my two conservative friends saw things differently.

Change the Punditocracy Doesn't Want to Believe In

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brian Ross

The national news media and the punditocracy had its hat handed to them by President Obama in 2008 when he leveraged public opinion on the Internet to...

Glenn Beck's Soon-To-Be-Bestseller, The Overton Window: Paranoid Political Fiction

Comedy Central | Dennis DiClaudio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

It appears as though Glenn Beck is making the leap from bestselling author of paranoid political opinion to bestselling author of paranoid political f...

Turning Swords into High Speed Rail - Obama's iAmerica

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brian Ross

President Obama wants to bulk up high-speed rail, and scale down defense spending. FDR converted peace-time manufacturers into a dominating wartime pr...