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  • "Pres Obama's Speech To American Stu..."

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    Pres. Obama's Speech to America's Students (9/8/09)

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    From Wakefield High School in Arlington, Virginia, President Barack Obama addresses America's students directly as they come back to school for another year. He is introduced by student Timothy Spicer, president of Wakefield's senior class. Spicer is introduced by U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan.

    Amethyst says: "Well Said"
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A Peek at Michael Burton's Bookshelf

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    Fed up with lack of objectivity at the New York Times, CNN, and Fox. Shoddy reporting has become all to common, leading to mini-scandals at major outlets. UPI stories purporting to be news, reading more like op-ed pieces. Heaven forbid somebody should actually think about, and analyze a topic. Cato has its own bias ... towards individual freedom (with the expected caveat ... not at the expense of others freedoms). Yes, it's an overly simplistic summary of a complex position, but this is a review, not a philosophical treatise. As expected, some of the articles will offend liberals, some will offend conservatives, and some will offend both. Most topics cut rather short. Definitely disagreed with some analysis ... but found it very interesting, nonetheless.

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    What a great surprise. I downloaded this to try something for the first time from the free section, not thinking anything "free" could be very good. I was wrong - it's worth your time, even if you aren't familiar with the topic.

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    Library of Congress Series on Digital Future: Lecture One, Blogs with David Weinberger (11/15/04)

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    On November 15, 2004 in Washington, D.C., David Weinberger, former senior internet adviser to the Howard Dean presidential campaign, discussed how weblogs work & their value in gathering knowledge. He is now at Harvard University's Berkman Center for Internet & Society, where he is working on a book about how the digital age is changing the way information is organized & classified. First in a series.

    Victoria says: "Very Interesting"

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