Australia to filter the internet. Preserve your rights #nocleanfeed

Today it was announced that the Australian Government would push ahead with plans to censor the internet in Australia. In an announcement that shocked many internet users around the country “the Communications Minister, Stephen Conroy, said today he would introduce legislation just before next year’s elections to force ISPs to block a blacklist of “refused […]

Health Care Passes The House #hcr

Comments by President Barack Obama:: Tonight, in an historic vote, the House of Representatives passed a bill that would finally make real the promise of quality, affordable health care for the American people. The Affordable Health Care for America Act is a piece of legislation that will provide stability and security for Americans who have […]

Election 2009 Live Blogging #NY23

11/4/2009 2:01 PM — Twitter Mania proves higher ratings than Cable TV for Election Night — Politico 11/4/2009 7:10 AM Bill Owens (D) wins the NY-23 election.  Massive voter turn out in Democrat leaning Saint Lawrence County put Owens over the top.  — NY TIMES 11/4/2009 07:00AM –  Analysis: Elections not a referendum on Obama […]

Iran Agrees to Nuke Inspections, Clinton Remains Skeptical #iran #iranwatch

The Obama Administration broke away from policies of the prior administration as the United States showed its commitment to engage with Iran on its nuclear policy.   Despite the positive comments Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s statement appeared hopeful and skeptical. “I will count it as a positive sign when it moves from gestures and engagements to […]

Iran Admits To Secret Nuke Facility — #iranwatch

This morning breaking news regarding Iran’s developing a nuclear facility close to their holy city of Qom is all over the morning talkers.   This thread will be used to report the on going news on this topic.  You can join the conversation at the bottom of the page by submitting your comments.  — AC […]

Iran: An Electoral Crisis! #iranelection

Latest From Iran: (Feel Free To Post Any Updates You May Have) – Refresh for live updates as they happen – Live Blogging Archive Follow us on Twitter – Time Line of the Iran Election Protests 20/08/2009 — Green Brief #59 Protests / Unrest 1. On Thursday, Ahmadinejad is scheduled to give a speech that is […]

Ahmadinejad Flees To Russia Leaving Country in Crisis

YEKATERINBURG, Russia, June 16 (Reuters) – Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad arrived in Russia on Tuesday to attend an international meeting despite violent anti-government protests in Tehran, a Reuters reporter said. Ahmadinejad arrived in the Urals city of Yekaterinburg for a summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) of Central Asian powers, where Iran has observer […]

Gunfire Exchange at Holocost Memorial

WASHINGTON – An elderly gunman opened fire with a rifle inside the crowded U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum on Wednesday, gravely wounding a security guard before being shot. Authorities said they were investigating a white supremacist as the possible shooter. The assailant was in critical condition, said Washington, D.C., MayorAdrian Fenty. D.C. Police Chief Kathy Lanier said the gunman […]

10 Banks To Repay TARP

WASHINGTON – The Treasury Department has approved 10 of the nation’s largest banks to repay $68 billion in government bailout money. The department on Tuesday said the banks, which were not named, will be allowed to repay the money they received from the $700 billion Troubled Asset Relief Program created by Congress last October at the height […]

Supreme Court Nominee

WASHINGTON (CNN) — President Obama on Tuesday nominated federal appellate Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the U.S. Supreme Court. President Obama on Tuesday introduces Judge Sonia Sotomayor as his choice for the U.S. Supreme Court. President Obama on Tuesday introduces Judge Sonia Sotomayor as his choice for the U.S. Supreme Court. If confirmed, Sotomayor, 54, would […]

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