Archive for January 15th, 2007

Ed Markey: A good friend for each of us who believes in a vigorous First Amendment

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Ed Markey: A good friend for each of us who believes in a vigorous First Amendment

The American public has a friend in Ed Markey, the Massachusetts’ representative who is the now the Chairman and the highest-ranking Democrat of the House Subcommittee on Telecomunications and the Internet. Markey knows media well. This video is proof. He knows that the telephone companies have one full-time lobbyist in Washington DC for each member […]

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Bread and Circuses need beverages, too

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Bread and Circuses need beverages, too

I happened upon this beautifully produced anachronistic commercial, and it started me thinking. If only the effort that went into producing this product-targeted circus went into promoting newsworthy events.

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In honor of Martin Luther King

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In honor of Martin Luther King

This is how the Lorraine Hotel looked last night (January 13, 2007) at 9 pm.   I had never been to Memphis until this weekend, so I had never before visited the Lorraine (it is now a preserved historical site).  It was eerily quiet last night, not at all the way it was at the moment […]

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