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ICANN Chief Says Russia, China Will Not Hijack Internet Oversight

On March 14 the United States Commerce Department’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) announced plans to transition oversight of the nonprofit Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) to the global “multi-stakeholder” community. Headquartered in the Los Angeles suburb of Marina del Rey, ICANN controls what is essentially the address book of the Internet: the massive database of …

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Marjorie Margolies Gets Campaign Help from Bill Clinton

Marjorie Margolies wants to return to Congress in 2014 and she has a big name behind her: former US President Bill Clinton. Clinton will appear at an April 10 fundraiser luncheon at the Prime Rib restaurant in Philadelphia on behalf of Margolies. According to the Philadelphia Inquirer, tickets are $1,000 and $5,000. Margolies and Clinton share important family ties: her …

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Newt Gingrich Eyeing Sec. of State Position?

In a Twitter rant last month, former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich sounded-off against current Secretary of State John Kerry for comments he made in a speech to students in Jakarta, Indonesia, going as far as to ask John Kerry to resign from his position as Secretary of State. So what was the subject of the comments that got …

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Government Shutdown Imminent, For Once

Since Obama’s presidency began, there have been threats about a government shutdown. Fighting a two-front war and continuing to pay for ever-increasing Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security programs have been the main culprits. Over the years, however, Democrats and Republicans have been able to resolve their differences in just enough time to avoid the shutdown. Things don’t look so great …

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Newt Gingrich Gets Google Glass, Must’ve Figured Out the Whole Smartphone Thing

Ok, so you know how there’s an exclusive Google Glass setup shop located on the 8th floor of Chelsea Market in Manhattan? Well, Next Gingrich was just there getting set up with his own pair of Google Glass. So here’s a photo of Next Gingrich getting Google Glass: (via Seth Weintraub) And here’s a video of Next Gingrich trying out …

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Newt Gingrich Is Puzzled, Apparently Doesn’t Know the Word ‘Smartphone’

Newt Gingrich and the fine folks at Gingrich Productions are puzzled. Truly puzzled. Just what the hell do you call a phone that has apps, lets you take pictures, and allows you to browse the interwebs? “Think about it. If it’s taking pictures, it’s not a cell phone. If it has, um, a McDonald’s app to tell you where McDonald’s …

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Newt Gingrich Drops Out Via YouTube Video

Mitt Romney will be the Republican nominee for President – everybody knows it. After sweeping five primaries last Tuesday, it’s pretty much a done deal. But Newt Gingrich is taking his time exiting the 2012 GOP Presidential Primary race. At an event in North Carolina last week, Gingrich told supporters that his campaign “will go bye-bye,” but didn’t officially drop …

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Gingrich & Santorum Bashed By White House Advisor After Obama Comments

During a press conference on Friday, President Obama expressed his concern for the parents of Trayvon Martin, the 17-year old boy who was shot and killed last month and whose killer has yet to be arrested. Obama said when he thinks about the boy, he thinks about his own kids, even going so far as to say that if he …

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Robert De Niro Makes a Mock Ironic Joke

Liberals are up in arms over a joke that Robert De Niro made about the country not being ready for a white first lady while he was at a New York Obama campaign fundraiser Monday evening. Michelle Obama attended the fundraiser and some people felt that he was getting into dangerous territory for President Obama. The scene played out like …

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Newt Gingrich Turns To Social Media For Donations

One of the hardest things for a presidential candidate in the United States is the amount of money needed to compete. It was the downfall of Bachmann, Huntsman, and Perry. Those candidates had enough money to stay in the first 3 primaries/caucuses in Iowa, New Hampshire, and South Carolina. But once it got to Florida it became a big boy …

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Romney Has A Santorum Problem (With Search Engines)

You can’t bottle lightning, but you can at least flick the lights on and off really quickly to create a similar albeit campier effect. That seems to be what’s happening with online activists/pranksters trying to duplicate the magnificent hex Dan Savage cast upon Rick Santorum when he codified “Santorum” to mean something other than some guy’s surname, except the new …

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Twitter Roundup: Florida Primary Results

Mitt Romney’s win in the Florida GOP primary race was no surprise. And, there has been a not-so-surprising dearth of responses on Twitter from regular folks. Everyone, especially Newt Gingrich, was just ready to move on to the next one. But, there’s always snark to be had. 46 States to Go!Donate today and help us defeat Obamneycare. 1 million dollar …

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