Humor: Chris Rock Surprise Set at Comedy Store,

Why Mitt Romney’s Mormonism Doesn’t Matter by Rick Pearlson

I’ve never been impressed with the argument that Mitt Romney makes for a weak Republican nominee because conservatives don’t like him. That’s not how that party works. Like they say, “Democrats fall in love, Republicans fall in line.” Don’t believe me? Think back four years. When the race was still up in the air, the [...]

Politics: Watch President Obama Deliver the 2012 State of the Union Address

What are your thoughts on the Address let us know.

Politics: Obama Says So Long SOPA, Killing Controversial Internet Piracy Legislation

The growing anti-SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) support that has swept through the gaming and Internet community found a very big ally today. With websites like Reddit and Wikipedia and gaming organizations like Major League Gaming prepared for a blackout on January 18th – the same day that the House Judiciary Committee hearing on HR [...]

Politics: How Banks Cheat Taxpayers

A good friend of mine sent me a link to a small story last week, something that deserves a little attention, post-factum. The Bloomberg piece is about J.P. Morgan Chase winning a bid to be the lead underwriter on a $400 million bond issue by the state of Massachusetts. Chase was up against Merrill for [...]

Politics: Obama Signs The NDAA. U.S Citizens Can Be Held Without Trial.

Do believe the hype, says Professor Turley: the NDAA, signed into law by President Obama on 31 December, authorises the US military to detain citizens indefinitely without trial. Photograph: President Barack Obama rang in the New Year by signing the NDAA law with its provision allowing him to indefinitely detain citizens. It was a symbolic moment, [...]

Real Talk: “Life, Liberty, & Indefinite Detention Without A Trial” by Lee Camp.

Sports: NBA Players To Play at The Obama Classic.

President Obama has set up the first ever “Obama Classic” B-Ball game! It will be played on Dec 12 in the D.C. area at an undecided location! Big name NBA (+WNBA) Stars (chart below) will play for Obama! Tickets will range from $100 to $5000 (purchase tickets), with proceeds going towards the Obama Victory Fund. Obama Victory Fund is a [...]

Article: Chuck D: Hip Hop Needs to Back Obama and Stomp Trump

*Public Enemy frontman Chuck D shared recently that he’s pretty disappointed for the lack of support for the president from his fellow rappers. Although President Barack Obama has had a strong week with announcing the death of Osama Bin Laden and proving his American citizenship, the vocal support from the hip hop industry has been [...]

Article: Lost in the Common Controversy: The White House Celebrates Poetry by John Lundberg

f you heard about the White House poetry event this past Wednesday, you probably heard about it for the wrong reasons. The decision to invite hip-hop artist and actor Common to read poetry drew a surprising amount of furor from the right. Former Bush senior advisor Karl Rove and Fox News host Sean Hannity, among [...]

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