At the Voice, we have been regularly following internet policy developments. We figured it would be cool -- maybe even a public service? -- to ID people who keep pushing for web-killing proposals such as CISPA, SOPA, and PIPA in this new, occasional feature: "The People Trying To Ruin The Internet." ... More >>
At the Voice, we have been regularly following internet policy developments. We figured it would be cool -- maybe even a public service? -- to ID people who keep pushing for web-killing proposals such as SOPA and PIPA in this new, occasional feature: "The People Trying To Ruin The Internet." Enjoy!
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No one is more independent then Joe Lieberman. One year, he'll run as former Vice President Al Gore's running mate; another year, he'll throw his support behind John McCain and act like 2000 never happened. The senator from Connecticut is a true maverick but, this election cycle, he's calling i ... More >>
Good morning! It's another gray day, but hang in there -- it should clear up by afternoon. Of course, there's also another snowstorm on the way, which could pan out as either a light brush...or a major snow event for New York by Friday. Currently snowfall potential is "highly uncertain." We'l ... More >>
Swine flu vaccines will be in New York schools next week -- unless they run out: Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sibelius admits there's not enough to go around at present. "Demand is ahead of the yield," she says; Senator Joe Lieberman says there are 30 million doses available, as oppo ... More >>
Per the AP, Mike Bloomberg and Ray Kelly are expected to announce today that the feds are providing $24 million to install the "ring of steel" surveillance cameras in midtown Commissioner Kelly announced plans for in April. Kelly initially requested $21 million, but said the cost could rise to $28 m ... More >>
Each Thursday, your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from basements, thrift stores, estate sales and flea markets. I do this for one reason: Knowledge is power. It's been just over a year since the lord first commanded your Crap Archivst to ... More >>
"The last mass trials were a great success. There are going to be fewer but better Russians." -- Ninotchka.
Once upon a time -- as we pointed out elsewhere -- rightbloggers disapproved of purist liberal Democrats who were trying to drive moderates like Joe Lieberman out of their Party. This hun ... More >>
The Senate has approved a bill that would give the District of Columbia a voting Representative in the House. Heretofore the D.C. Congressperson has been "at large" (the current holder is Eleanor Holmes Norton) and doesn't get to vote. The new voting member will be elected and seated with the next ( ... More >>