Good speech from Larry Lessig about the copyright vs creativity problem and a possible solution. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Q25-S7jzgs
Congratulations. May at least 4 years with Obama be enough to undo the wrongs that have been done to your country through 8 years of George W. Bush. Embedded video from CNN Video
Robert Reich about the Obama bitter comment
I really don’t get the big problem with Obamas comment about people being frustrated and bitter. Middle and lower classes in the US sure has a lot to be frustrated and bitter about, as far as I can tell. Former US labor minister Robert Reich has put his two cents into the discussion. Robert Reich’s…… Continue reading Robert Reich about the Obama bitter comment
Michael Moore telling CNN the truth
Love this. Michael Moore on CNN with Wolf Blitzer and really going after the poor job CNN has been doing when it comes to the war and his previous movie Fahrenheit 9/11 – as well as the mud slinging that is happening right now about his new movie Sicko – which is showing on a…… Continue reading Michael Moore telling CNN the truth
Bush’s second inaugural speech
Bush can be a scary man, once you start to realise what he is actually saying. Scott Rosenberg summarises Bush’s “victory speech” pretty well.
What does the US have in common with North Korea, Iran, Cuba, China and Indonesia?
I’m sorry but its not a joke and there is no punchline. What the US has in common with these others not-so-peace loving countries? It requires all journalists from foreign countries to apply for journalist visas. Thats right, even journalists from the “coalition of the willing” and the countries that the US has a visa…… Continue reading What does the US have in common with North Korea, Iran, Cuba, China and Indonesia?
Electing to leave
From the October edition of Harpers magazine: Electing to Leave (Harpers.org) So the wrong candidate has won, and you want to leave the country. Let us consider your options. Funny piece – if not a little discouraging, written before the election. [Via Joi Ito]
Vote or die
Today is the day. If you are a US citizen today is the day where you have to do your duty. (Given that you haven’t already). Remember: If you don’t vote, you are not allowed to complain about the powers that be the next 4 years! OSCE is monitoring the US election, as will countless…… Continue reading Vote or die
One finger victory salute from Bush
Kinda says it all to me. Link to the video. (Yeah, its not a fake) [Via Adam Curry]
NASA Photo analyst says Bush wore a device during debate
Salon.com News | NASA photo analyst: Bush wore a device during debate Oct. 29, 2004 | George W. Bush tried to laugh off the bulge. “I don’t know what that is,” he said on “Good Morning America” on Wednesday, referring to the infamous protrusion beneath his jacket during the presidential debates. “I’m embarrassed to say…… Continue reading NASA Photo analyst says Bush wore a device during debate