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Charles Keating, Jr. Dies At Age 90

Charles Keating, Jr. Dies At Age 90

By Emily Greene April 2, 2014

A key figure in the savings and loans scandal of the 1980s has died. Charles H. Keating, Jr., died at age 90 on Monday at a hosipital in Phoenix. His death was confirmed by his son-in-law Bradley Boland and a …

John McCain: "ESPN Tax" Needs To Go John McCain: "ESPN Tax" Needs To Go

John McCain became the best friend of many cable subscribers around the country earlier this month when he introduced the Television Consumer Freedom Act. The bill would allow consumers to subscribe to only the channels they want instead of having …

John McCain Talks 'A la Carte' Cable Bill [VIDEO] John McCain Talks 'A la Carte' Cable Bill [VIDEO]
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As you may know, Arizona Senator John McCain has sponsored a bill that would take on cable and satellite TV providers by forcing a new “a la carte” system for consumers to pick and choose which channels they want to …

John McCain Jokes About Ahmadinejad on Twitter John McCain Jokes About Ahmadinejad on Twitter
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Arizona Senator and former Republican candidate for President John McCain thinks Twitter needs to lighten up and take a joke. After reports emerged that Iran President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is prepared to be the first human sent into space by Iranian …

Game Change Spotlights McCain/Palin Campaign Game Change Spotlights McCain/Palin Campaign
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If you pay for HBO, then you were able to take in one of the most controversial movies released so far in 2012 – “Game Change“. The movie starring Julianne Moore as Sarah Palin looks back to 2008, during the …

NSA Thinks Anonymous May Be A Threat To U.S. NSA Thinks Anonymous May Be A Threat To U.S.
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It appears that Anonymous may pose more of a threat to the U.S. government than initially thought. The Wall Street Journal is reporting General Keith Alexander, director of the NSA, has said that Anonymous may be capable of taking down …

Would You Want The NSA Monitoring The Internet? Would You Want The NSA Monitoring The Internet?

Cybersecurity is one of those funny things that is talked about, but nothing is really ever done about it. We can, and have implemented new safeguards on our infrastructure. It doesn’t change the fact that there isn’t a national standard …

Romney Has Drudge Report In “Back Pocket”, Says Thompson Romney Has Drudge Report In “Back Pocket”, Says Thompson

Former Senator Fred Thompson, an also-ran in the 2008 GOP presidential race, has made his support of Newt Gingrich well-known. On NBC’s “Meet the Press” Sunday, Fred Thompson and Senator John McCain, who endorses Mitt Romney, sat side-by-side. Each extolled …

Can the Republicans Match the Democrats’ Social Media Prowess in 2012? Can the Republicans Match the Democrats’ Social Media Prowess in 2012?

The 2012 Presidential election is fast approaching. It’ll be interesting to see how much more of a role social media will play in the election, compared to that of 2008. While at the Blogworld Expo in L.A. WebProNews caught up …

Tea Party “Hobbit” Sharron Angle Rips John McCain on Twitter Tea Party “Hobbit” Sharron Angle Rips John McCain on Twitter
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As the deadline to raise the debt ceiling approaches, tensions are high in the world of national politics. Not only are Democrats and Republicans fighting with each other about the politics behind the national debt but some members of the …

“Twitterview” Scheduled Between McCain, Stephanopoulos
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The average person, if asked to visualize George Stephanopoulos interviewing John McCain, would probably imagine both men in a television studio, wearing suits.  But this Tuesday, it seems that McCain and Stephanopoulos will instead be hunched over keyboards and possibly dressed in their jammies.

Where The Candidates Stand On Web Issues
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Surprisingly, the differences between John McCain and Barack Obama on issues affecting the Internet are few, but those few are fairly big rifts. The biggest single issue where the candidates differ is Network Neutrality.

Google CEO Denies Interest In Government Job
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Google CEO Eric Schmidt has been on the campaign trail stumping for Barack Obama, virtually formalizing his “informal campaign advisor” role, a suddenly very public endorsement that fueled speculation about a possible cabinet position, specifically Obama’s proposed tech czar.

Joetheplumber.com Gets Big Offers
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I ran into Joe the Plumber this morning. He said he and Joe Six Pack plan to celebrate their newfound fame tonight by gettin’ lit and layin’ pipe.

Those guys!

Another Joe the Plumber, this one in Amarillo, Texas, is about to score big time with his joetheplumber.com domain.
Joetheplumber.com Gets Big Offers

Bloggers Eat Up Questionable Obama Interview
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The right side of the blogosphere is in a snit over a phone interview of Michelle Obama posted by African Press International. Only thing is, the Obama campaign says it’s a complete fabrication.

Ebay Chiefs Opposites On Political Spectrum
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Former president and CEO of eBay, Meg Whitman, was thrust into the national spotlight once again after Republican presidential nominee John McCain dropped her name as possible Treasury Secretary at Tuesday night’s debate with Barack Obama. Judging from cofounder Pierre Omidyar’s Twitter account, he took issue with McCain’s assertions.

Oops: WSJ.com Ad Calls McCain Win Before Debate
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This morning, before Senator John McCain even agreed to attend tonight’s debate, a Web ad paid for by the McCain campaign appeared alongside a Wall Street Journal article boldly declaring him the winner. The foreign policy debate with Barack Obama isn’t scheduled until 9 p.m. tonight.