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President Barack Obama praises Beau Biden in Eulogy

President Barack Obama praises Beau Biden in Eulogy

Former Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden was laid to rest on June 6 in Wilmington. And President Barack Obama delivered a eu...

Jun 6 2015, 4:55pm CDT

Republican Representatives Call For Food Stamp Purchase Transparency

Republican Representatives Call For Food Stamp Purchase Transparency

Currently, almost 47 million people receive food stamp, or Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), in the U.S. Montan...

Jan 31 2015, 3:24pm CST

Over half American students are low-income, says new study

Over half American students are low-income, says new study

According to the Southern Education Foundation, over half the American public student body are low-income. Of that number, majo...

Jan 18 2015, 12:14pm CST

Republican Jeb Bush to release 250,000 emails in e-book, may run in 2016 election

Republican Jeb Bush to release 250,000 emails in e-book, may run in 2016 election

This weekend, Jeb Bush revealed he will be creating an e-book with all 250,000 emails from his eight year tenure as Florida gov...

Dec 14 2014, 1:28pm CST

Gov. Rick Perry indicted on abuse of power felony

Gov. Rick Perry indicted on abuse of power felony

Texas Governor Rick Perry was indicted on two felony charges involving abuse of power and office on Friday....

Aug 15 2014, 11:54pm CDT

Notorious Revenge Pornster charged with Hacking

Notorious 'revenge' pornster charged with plot to hack email to get nude photos LOS ANGELES (AP) — A notorious "revenge porn" w...

Jan 24 2014, 1:12am CST

Maria Conchita Alonso Evicted from Vagina Monologues

Maria Conchita Alonso evicted from Vagina Monologues after Controversial Ad

The actress Maria Conchita Alonso was evicted from a Spanish version of the Vagina Monologues. This occurred after she appeared...

Jan 21 2014, 2:45am CST

Barbara Bush Is Right About Political Dynasties, But America Would Elect Jeb Bush Anyway

Barbara Bush Is Right About Political Dynasties, But America Would Elect Jeb Bush Anyway

“If we can’t find more than two or three families to run for office, that’s silly, because there are great governors and great...

Jan 19 2014, 9:41am CST

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Court Prods FCC In Unexpected Direction In Last Week's Verizon Ruling

By Andy Oram A court ruling this past Tuesday on FCC “network neutrality” regulation closes and opens a few paths in a three-wa...

Jan 19 2014, 7:31am CST

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Facebook adds trending topics to site

Facebook adds trending topics to site to tell users what people are posting about NEW YORK (AP) — In a move that...

Jan 16 2014, 3:47pm CST

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Cybersecurity chief had qualms over health website

HHS cybersecurity chief says health care website tests didn't follow security 'best practices' WASHINGTON (AP) —...

Jan 16 2014, 2:36am CST

Obama's Manufacturing Hubs Mean Cronyism, Corporate Welfare And Less Innovation

Obama's Manufacturing Hubs Mean Cronyism, Corporate Welfare And Less Innovation

It’s an endless parade, one  top-down proposal after another from Washington. Having just presided over another 80,000 pages of...

Jan 15 2014, 9:31pm CST

How Cities Reshape Brand Narratives

How Cities Reshape Brand Narratives

Refurbished phrases and branding elements seem to cycle through advertisements and public relations messaging every few months....

Jan 13 2014, 8:01am CST

Can A Wisconsin Senator And A Superstar Lawyer Prevent Members Of Congress From Gaining Subsidized Health Insurance Under Obamacare?

Can A Wisconsin Senator And A Superstar Lawyer Prevent Members Of Congress From Gaining Subsidized Health Insurance Under Obamacare?

This week, Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson (R.) filed a lawsuit aimed at preventing members of Congress, and their staffers, from...

Jan 10 2014, 1:41am CST

How Silicon Valley Could Destabilize The Democratic Party

How Silicon Valley Could Destabilize The Democratic Party

Much has been written, often with considerable glee, about the worsening divide in the Republican Party between its corporate a...

Jan 9 2014, 3:16pm CST

Media Skills: Chris Christie Gives Forceful Apology

Media Skills: Chris Christie Gives Forceful Apology

On Wednesday, January 8th when I first heard the news about the George-Washington bridge closure scandal in New Jersey, I knew...

Jan 9 2014, 12:36pm CST

Entrepreneurs Aren't Intellectuals, Until It's Time To Raise Money

Entrepreneurs Aren't Intellectuals, Until It's Time To Raise Money

In a conversation I had with the brilliant small business consultant Michael Gerber 10 years ago, he told me, “…the whole entre...

Jan 8 2014, 10:01am CST

The More Wasteful Is The Federal Government Program, The More Essential It Is To Washington

The More Wasteful Is The Federal Government Program, The More Essential It Is To Washington

If you live anywhere but Washington, D.C., you probably believe that the federal government spends too much.  Since 2008 a wave...

Jan 6 2014, 7:26am CST

The Weekly Oil & Gas Follies

The Weekly Oil & Gas Follies

The Weekly Oil and Gas Follies – Volume 27, January 6, 2014   In which we drill down into the @GDBlackmon Twitter feed to brief...

Jan 5 2014, 1:01pm CST

I4U news

9 Big Trends For 2014 (You Won't Believe What's #9)

It’s 2014! This blog is about analyzing all the big trends that affect the world. So here are, in no particular order, and conc...

Jan 3 2014, 6:26am CST

Calling America's New Digital Policy Pioneers

Calling America's New Digital Policy Pioneers

Next week, as part of the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, I’ll be speaking on a panel discussing the future of Int...

Jan 3 2014, 5:26am CST

Dimon, Zuckerberg, Obama, Bezos, And More: Memorable Quotes Of 2013

Dimon, Zuckerberg, Obama, Bezos, And More: Memorable Quotes Of 2013

2013 saw more than its fair share of major storylines, everything from the gravity-defying performance of the equity markets to...

Jan 1 2014, 7:26pm CST

Nine Notable Tweets Of 2013

Nine Notable Tweets Of 2013

Twitter became many things in the year 2013. A public company, for one. But also an increasing source of breaking news and a pl...

Dec 31 2013, 2:37pm CST

Ex-Romney Digital Director On The Future Of Digital Campaigning

Ex-Romney Digital Director On The Future Of Digital Campaigning

As the Obama camp celebrated its victory over Mitt Romney last November, the campaign’s digital side received an outsized share...

Dec 29 2013, 10:06pm CST

Obamacare Heroin Reveals Drug Dealers May Have A Liberal Bias

Obamacare Heroin Reveals Drug Dealers May Have A Liberal Bias

Do heroin dealers favor democrats when it comes to branding their drug? On December 20, Massachusetts State Police Trooper Joe...

Dec 24 2013, 2:46pm CST

The Next Ronald Reagan Is The Leader Who Rediscovers Something Very Basic

The Next Ronald Reagan Is The Leader Who Rediscovers Something Very Basic

So let’s see where we are with a large and crucial sector of the American economy. Costs in this sector have been soaring for m...

Dec 23 2013, 10:06am CST

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David Brooks: A Pseudo-Conservative Exposes Himself (Again)

If his December 16 New York Times column, “Strengthen the Presidency,” is any indication, faux-conservative David Brooks has be...

Dec 23 2013, 7:46am CST

The Weekly Oil & Gas Follies

The Weekly Oil & Gas Follies

The Weekly Oil and Gas Follies – Volume 25, December 23, 2013  In which we drill down into the @GDBlackmon Twitter feed to brie...

Dec 22 2013, 9:21pm CST

Unions Get Big ObamaCare Christmas Present As Other Self-Insured Groups Get Scrooged

Unions Get Big ObamaCare Christmas Present As Other Self-Insured Groups Get Scrooged

As a presumed constitutional scholar, Barack Obama should know that while a president has authority to check the Legislative Br...

Dec 22 2013, 9:21am CST

IRS Gets New Boss As It Readies For The 2014 Tax Filing Season

IRS Gets New Boss As It Readies For The 2014 Tax Filing Season

Guess what the Internal Revenue Service is getting for Christmas? A new boss. John Koskinen has been confirmed by the Senate as...

Dec 20 2013, 10:11pm CST

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Elon Musk and David Sacks leaves Mark Zuckerberg's Political Advocacy Group

Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg, is losing support for his political advocacy group. Two high profile silicon valley entrepre...

May 11 2013, 5:46am CDT

Manhunt Tweet Apology by Nate Bell of Arkansas

Manhunt Tweet Apology by Nate Bell of Arkansas

The manhunt for the Boston bombers drew all sorts of comments including tweets on Twitter and Facebook chatter. One such tweet...

Apr 20 2013, 9:07am CDT