Obama’s ‘October Surprise’

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My, what a difference a month makes. That’s right, this past Friday marked exactly one month since Rep. Joe Wilson (R-SC) yelled those two “spontaneous” words during a Joint Session of Congress in response to President Obama’s claim that his healthcare plan wouldn’t cover illegal immigrants. President Obama has come a long way from “You Lie!” to being named the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize recipient!

The Digital Battle Over Healthcare


YouTube may have officially reached its digital advocacy “tipping point” when a handful of videos were recently uploaded featuring flustered politicians struggling to answer tough healthcare questions during several Congressional town hall meetings.

The Twitter Revolt Against Mainstream Media


From Moldova to Motrin Moms, Twitter has become the arena of coordinated, widespread revolution several times over the last year. Still, when we look back on how the microblogging platform has evolved into a low-barrier tool for grassroots organizing, these … Continued

Sir Bob Geldof on Africa

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As President Bush wraps up his weeklong trip to Africa today, there is some discussion as whether he has been given due credit for his strong commitment to the people of the region during his tenure.  Under President Bush, the United States has developed extensive progams and initiatives … Continued

Ask al-Qaida?

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Al-Qaida is reaching out and soliciting questions online – approximately 900, but no answers as of yet.  According to Lee Keath, Associated Press: Sympathizers submitted hundreds of questions to al-Qaida deputy leader Ayman al-Zawahri’s “on-line interview” before a recent deadline. Among … Continued