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Political Success for the next 2 years depends on who controls the message

They say, “the hand that rocks the cradle is the hand that rules the world.” For the past two years, that hand belonged to Democratic Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (CA) who wielded her power to control the Congressional agenda.  Now, with the changing of the guard, an interesting new interplay will likely be […]

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Right of Black Co-host takes on Tucker Carlson’s Vick Comments

Last Tuesday, during the slow political news week, Tucker Carlson while sitting in for Sean Hannity on Fox replied to President Obama voicing approval for Vick’s return. During the piece (seen above) he suggests that Vick should have been executed for his dog fighting offenses. Because the holidays had me so busy, I totally missed […]

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Wall Street Journal Opines: The FCC Internet Power Grab (video)

Wall Street Journal’s Jason Riley discusses the FCC’s attempt to regulate the Internet in much the same way they once regulated the nation’s telephones. Thoughts? Jeneba “JJ Ghatt”,is editor at Jenebapeaks.com, an online hub where she helps social media butterfly who empowers digital entrepreneurs and professionals to create great things online at her online learning platform Digital […]

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States in Crisis: 46 out of 50 States are virtually Bankrupt.

Dire Straits’ song “Money for Nothing” reflects the sentiments of a frustrated blue collar worker who is peeved at the artists he sees on MTV dancing, singing, wearing makeup and looking pretty, essentially getting “money for nothing and their chicks for free.” The song sums up the frustration of some over government workers who they […]

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Could the DREAM ACT be used as a Tool for Returning Undocumented Immigrants to their Homes?

President Obama recently said that one of his regrets of his first two years in office was not being able to get the DREAM Act passed.  The bill which would create a path to citizenship for children of undocumented immigrants failed in a 55-41 vote in the Senate last week, thereby killing it in Congress […]

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FCC’s New Internet Regulations Reflect an Imperfect Compromise

From my Politic365.com post analyzing the FCC’s net neutrality decision: It appears no one is happy with the rules ultimately adopted — not the progressive netroots groups who have been pushing the hardest for strict network neutrality rules; not conservative watchdog groups who have been warning the FCC against imposing extraneous government oversight on the […]

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Jack Bauer Interrogates Santa Claus

Merry Christmas! Here’s a quasi-dark but fun satirical video spoof. Enjoy! Jeneba “JJ Ghatt”,is editor at Jenebapeaks.com, an online hub where she helps social media butterfly who empowers digital entrepreneurs and professionals to create great things online at her online learning platform Digital Publishing Academy.  She is an editor of tech blog Techyaya.com and founded the annual 200 […]

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Less Strict Wireless Network Neutrality Rules shouldn’t mean anything to Minorities

It was interesting to note so many network neutrality supporters yesterday who were upset the rules did not go far enough to extend to wireless and later read them lamented about how the rules will harm minorities first and foremost. Representative Maxine Waters came out this morning saying that the rule could create a digital […]

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The Man Who Wrote the Broadband Book Debates the Man with the Broadband Plan

There is a very interesting debate going on between analyst Craig Settles and Blair Levin, the architecture of the National Broadband plan on the future and application of the Plan. Levin’s reply to a post from Craig, inserted in the posting below, was rebutted by Craig on GigaOm last week.  Check it out . Start here with […]

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Field Trip to a historic vote on Open Internet at the FCC

I went down to the FCC today to be part of the vote.  I arrived a just in the nick of time to an already full to capacity room. Because I was covering the event for Politc365, I got one of a few plum spots in the reporters’ gallery. Score! I spotted GiGi Sohn, President […]

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