Looking Deeper into MPAA's Copyright Agenda
It's time to rethink copyright law, say the U.S. Register of Copyrights and the chairman of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
The Wichita Eagle
Opinion Line Extra
If you do not want to be discriminated against in the near future because English is still your first language and you haven't learned enough Spanish to be able to shop comfortably at Walmart or many other places, then you'd better speak up and act now.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Silicon Alley Insider
BLANKFEIN: We Have A 'Responsibility' To Challenge Financial Regulations
He just thinks the rules could benefit from his advice. The investment banker said Thursday that the high-profile lobbying efforts by Wall Street are an exercise of democratic rights and, more tellingly, their professional expertise into how the markets work.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Hollywood Teams Up With Grover Norquist
Hollywood usually gets rapped for being a stronghold of out-of-touch liberals. Grover Norquist usually gets rapped for hating out-of-touch liberals and taxes.
A (Rickety) Apparatus for Nipping Panics in the Bud
An expert story-teller knows how to employ a McGuffin to advance his tale - A McGuffin being something the protagonist and, often, his foe, are willing to do almost anything to possess or protect, like the lost ark in the Steven Spielberg film of the same name, or the meaning of Rosebud in Citizen Kane .
Fri Jun 07, 2013
NSA's Verizon surveillance: how the White House tramples our constitution | Rand Paul
In December 2007, then-Senator Barack Obama joined then-Senator Chris Dodd in threatening to filibuster the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act .
Mon Jun 03, 2013
Dodd-Frank act: After 3 years, a long to-do list
The sweeping financial reform measure that passed Congress in July 2010 required federal agencies to write 398 rules to put the act's provisions into effect.
Broadcasting & Cable
MPAA's Dodd to Chair Free Speech Week Advisory Council
Motion Picture Association of America chairman and former Sen. Chris Dodd has been named chair of the 2013 Advisory Council for Free Speech week, held Oct.
Fri May 31, 2013
WashPost's Robert Kaiser Fawns Over 'Extraordinary' Barney Frank and Chris Dodd
It was only two days ago that one of Charlie Rose's guests, Politico's Jim VandeHei, celebrated the disappearance of many outspoken Republicans from the political scene.
Wed May 29, 2013
Running for President Can Kill Your Political Career
First Read : "A word of warning to anyone thinking about 2016: Running for president doesn't always help your political career.
Tue May 28, 2013
Dodd: Fix Congress by forcing members to stay in Washington
Former Sen. Chris Dodd, D-Conn., credited with pushing through major bipartisan legislation during his 36-year career, is urging an end to the limitless taxpayer-funded trips home for House and Senate members, calling it a key step in repairing politically divided Washington.
Fri May 24, 2013
Obama taps Senate staff for SEC
President Obama pulled from the ranks of the Senate Banking Committee to fill seats at the Securities and Exchange Commission with a pair of nominations.
Wed May 22, 2013
The Washington Post
Robert Kaiser on Dodd-Frank: 'This example of Congress working also...
"Act of Congress: How America's Essential Institution Works, and How it Doesn't" uses the long battle over Dodd-Frank-and the unique access to Christopher Dodd, Barney Frank, and their staffs that he was afforded-to show how 21st century legislating really works.