republicans

republicans

Derek Khanna's Favorite Techdirt Posts Of The Week

www.techdirt.com
It's a pleasure to write about my favorite Techdirt posts of the week. I have been a longtime fan of Techdirt and can attest that the small tech literate crowd (yes it exists) on Capitol Hill are also avid readers. I was the Capitol Hill staffer who worked for House...
Derek Khanna's Favorite Techdirt Posts Of The Week

House Republicans vote to limit FCC authority

news.cnet.com
Republicans in the House of Representatives earlier this week passed legislation that would restrict the FCC in imposing merger conditions as well as limiting other measures. [Read more]...
House Republicans vote to limit FCC authority
Republican staffer fired for copyright memo talks to Ars
The Politics of Twitter: So Far Today, More Tweets Include "I Voted For Obama" Than "I Voted For Romney"

Mark Zuckerberg's Holding A Fundraiser For Chris Christie (FB)

www.businessinsider.com
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla are hosting a fundraiser for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie next month at their home in Palo Alto, Heather Hoddon of The Wall Street Journal reports.  Zuckerberg and Christie, who's up for re-election, have a bit of history together. The two first...
Mark Zuckerberg's Holding A Fundraiser For Chris Christie (FB)

Today's Scuttlebot: Racing the Machines and Twitter Brain Surgery

bits.blogs.nytimes.com
The technology reporters and editors of The New York Times scour the Web for important and peculiar items. For Thursday, selections include a think tank's warning to Republicans on "technological unemployment," a Twitter video of brain surgery, and the 9-to-5 workday of some Chinese hackers....
Today's Scuttlebot: Racing the Machines and Twitter Brain Surgery

I favorited a YouTube video -- Randi Zuckerberg On Republicans http://youtu.be/5qSN61Z_uto?a

www.youtube.com
I favorited a YouTube video -- Randi Zuckerberg On Republicans http://youtu.be/5qSN61Z_uto?a

Senate Passes Internet Sales Tax Bill

allthingsd.com
Congress took a step toward ending tax-free shopping on the Internet on Monday, as the Senate passed a bill empowering states to collect sales tax for purchases made online. But online shoppers won’t have to pay sales tax just yet. The measure — which got 69 yes votes and 27...
Senate Passes Internet Sales Tax Bill

Strict Copyright Law Hurts Innovation and Consumers, Republicans Say

torrentfreak.com
One thing that the recent US election might have implied was that the Republican Party was the party for Big Business. That’s not always the case though, and more often than not big name ‘artists’ tend towards the more liberal of the two parties and support the Democratic Party. This...
Strict Copyright Law Hurts Innovation and Consumers, Republicans Say

Republicans stop all Senate activity at 2:00 PM: "Republicans have gone from the party that only says "no" to the party that's too lazy to say anything at all."

www.reddit.com
Republicans stop all Senate activity at 2:00 PM: "Republicans have gone from the party that only says "no" to the party that's too lazy to say anything at all."

House Republicans: Copyright Law Destroys Markets; It's Time For Real Reform

www.techdirt.com
Right after the Presidential election last week, Chris Sprigman and Kal Raustiala penned an opinion piece suggesting that one way the Republicans could "reset", and actually attract the youth vote, would be to become the party of copyright reform. We had actually wondered if that was going to happen back...
House Republicans: Copyright Law Destroys Markets; It's Time For Real Reform

House set to vote again on STEM visas

www.computerworld.com
For a second time in as many months, U.S. House Republicans will try to win approval of legislation to issue up to 55,000 so-called STEM visas to students who earn advanced degrees at U.S. universities....
House set to vote again on STEM visas

President Obama calls for STEM immigration reform, nudging Congress to return to the issue

thenextweb.com
Today in his inaugural address, freshly reelected President Barack Obama took time to call for immigration reform, especially noting the need for rule changes to better accommodate those with upper-tier educations and high-tech skills. The so-called ‘STEM’ visa issue – STEM standing for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics - is something that was knocked...
President Obama calls for STEM immigration reform, nudging Congress to return to the issue

Nate Silver Picks the San Francisco 49ers in the Super Bowl (Awaiting Karl Rove Guess)

allthingsd.com
Nate Silver, the famous poll expert for the New York Times who correctly called the U.S. presidential election for Barack Obama, has really gone out on a limb today, prognosticating that the San Francisco 49ers will likely win the Super Bowl. “The reasons that exceptional defenses fare so much...
Nate Silver Picks the San Francisco 49ers in the Super Bowl (Awaiting Karl Rove Guess)

My Ten Favorite Tweets – Week Ending 032610

bhc3.wordpress.com
From the home office in CTU, where I’m taking control of ‘24′, not going to let it be canceled… #1: RT @scobleizer http://bestc.am/T90 This is Paul Pluschkell CEO of @spigit which is cool ideation software used by tons of companies. Now onto @pipioinc #2: Wow – my moment in @dahowlett’s...
My Ten Favorite Tweets – Week Ending 032610

Why Republicans are scared of Obama [PIC]

www.reddit.com
Why Republicans are scared of Obama [PIC]

Mitt Romney Might Be the Worst Social Media Candidate Imaginable, But That Doesn't Mean He Won't Be the Next President

pandodaily.com
As measured in social media by the moment, the election campaign for Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney has so far been an utter disaster. Luckily for him, however, moments don’t last as long as they used to. From “corporations are people” to insulting the Brits on the eve of the...
Mitt Romney Might Be the Worst Social Media Candidate Imaginable, But That Doesn't Mean He Won't Be the Next President

Democrat: Republicans got me banned on Facebook

news.cnet.com
A poster to pro-Democratic Facebook pages such as that of Rachel Maddow says his posts are being flagged as spam by political opponents, earning him a Facebook suspension. He says he's not alone. [Read more]...
Democrat: Republicans got me banned on Facebook

White House threatens veto if CISPA passes

www.electronista.com
The struggle over the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) reached a new level today, Politico reports, with the White House threatening to veto the controversial security bill should it manage to reach the president's desk. The veto threat came even as House Republicans were preparing to bring their...
White House threatens veto if CISPA passes
Tea Party Republicans sketch out Internet policy

What’s In The Health Care Bill? According To Google, A Bit Of Farmville.

techcrunch.com
Look, I know Farmville is popular. Okay, really popular. Okay, insanely popular. And while it does have plenty of mainstream appeal, I still find it hard to believe that it has controlled two of the top “Hot Searches” items (for the U.S.) all day long on Google. And yet, according...
What’s In The Health Care Bill? According To Google, A Bit Of Farmville.

2012 Is Going to Be the Twitter Election, Says Costolo

allthingsd.com
Twitter CEO Dick Costolo said that Twitter has already changed the nature of political discussion in the U.S. The news cycle, already pretty fast, has sped up another notch. “I really think 2012 is going to be the Twitter election,” Costolo said, during his talk at D: Dive Into Media....
2012 Is Going to Be the Twitter Election, Says Costolo

And Here Are The Charts That Will Get Obama Reelected...

www.businessinsider.com
Last week, we printed the chart that will get Obama fired. That chart shows the unemployment rate projected by the incoming Obama administration as compared to the actual unemployment rate over the past four years--which has been far higher than even the nightmare-scenario projection. The Republicans will no doubt use...
And Here Are The Charts That Will Get Obama Reelected...

Republicans dominate super PAC game in 2011

www.washingtonpost.com
Super PACs are still very much a Republican-dominated world. Fundraising numbers filed Tuesday complete the picture of a 2011 that was dominated by Republican-leaning super PACs, as their Democratic counterparts struggled to make an impact. Read full article >>...
Republicans dominate super PAC game in 2011
MicroVentures doles out $16M in investments while it 'patiently waits' for the SEC

The Republicans' big lie about reconciliation #p2 #tcot #hcr #gopfail http://ow.ly/1e9GU

www.washingtonpost.com
The Republicans' big lie about reconciliation #p2 #tcot #hcr #gopfail http://ow.ly/1e9GU

Will the Republicans Post Their Health Plan… and When? http://r2.ly/2bvi

www.whitehouse.gov
Will the Republicans Post Their Health Plan… and When? http://r2.ly/2bvi
How Republicans (and Bruce Dackler) played the internet for a viral win
Congress tries to reset science grants, wants every one to be "groundbreaking"

Report: CA Voters Tricked Into Registering As Republicans With Pot Petition | TPMMuckraker http://ow.ly/1Ewdf

tpmmuckraker.talkingpointsmemo.com
Report: CA Voters Tricked Into Registering As Republicans With Pot Petition | TPMMuckraker http://ow.ly/1Ewdf
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?