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Daily Archives: May 20th, 2008

Barack takes a shot at corporate media

More evidence that Obama gets it, and has not yet been ruined by Washington: Democrat Barack Obama said on Sunday he would pursue a vigorous antitrust policy if he becomes U.S. president and singled out the media industry as one area where government regulators would need to be watchful as consolidation increases. “I will assure […]

Sad news

From TPM: New York Rep. Vito Fossella said Tuesday he will not seek re-election as a result of “personal mistakes,” a decision that comes after a drunken driving arrest and disclosure that he fathered a child in an extramarital affair. For a while it looked like he was going to tough it out. Too bad.

McCain campaigns on fear itself

According to the New York Times, all John McCain has to do to put Barack Obama “on the defensive” is to criticize him on a foreign policy issue: Senator John McCain put Senator Barack Obama on the foreign policy defensive once again Monday, criticizing him here in his hometown for saying Iran did not pose […]

Contributions for Andy, et. al.

MGB, a faithful reader, asked, in a comment to a recent post, how one goes about making a contribution to Andy Maynard to help him reach the 300 contributors that he needs to get public financing. I’ve attached a certification form, which you can download below in either PDF or Word Format. If you want […]