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The death of the American press and the corresponding rise in corruption

As we’ve discussed here many times in the past, the loss of local papers around the United States is going to have negative repercussions that we cannot yet imagine. There will, without a doubt, be more government corruption, and corporate crime. A democracy, in order to survive and thrive, needs an active investigative press. And, […]

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Goodbye Olbermann, hello Comcast

Keith Olbermann was let go from MSNBC yesterday. I’ll admit that I wasn’t the biggest fan of his Murrow-aping delivery, but I liked knowing that he was out there every night, calling the conservatives out on their bullshit. He was, as far as I know, the first person in the media to speak up against […]

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Net Neutrality and the DISCLOSE Act

Tonight, I will be signing a petition and calling the offices of my Senators in order to weigh in on two very important initiatives, and I would like to ask that you do the same. The first is called the DISCLOSE Act, and it’s being championed by Senators Patrick Leahy and Chuck Schumer. The bill, […]

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