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Who is the "Tea Party?" – My Tax Day Video

Who is the “Tea Party?” A college student. A coal miner. Check this out video from Tax Day, where I shadowed supporters of the “Tea Party,” (which was initiated by Freedom Works), and were out engaging the government about what’s going on in their lives. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BhaD1g9-Dp8[/youtube] As a side note, finally! I am back. As…

DADT March on the White House TODAY

Check it out. The Servicemembers Legal Defense Network is holding a march today to call for an end to Don’t Ask Don’t Tell. (DETAILS  AT END OF POST.) Don’t Ask Don’t Tell(DADT) was a policy introduced under the Clinton Administration. In short, it prohibits any gay or bisexual servicemember from discussing their sexual orientation.  That includes any…

Citizen Journalism's Big Impact

Last week I spoke to a Georgetown University class on the use of social media, video and blogs in the election. Alan Rosenblatt of Center for American Progress, also the Professor, invited me. I opened up with some stories about my experience blogging and reporting for MTV, and then listened as Netroots Rising authors, Lowell Feld and…

Financial Crisis, Debates and O'Reilly

This last week in the race to the White House was unheard of. First, lawmakers scrammbled to save our economy from collapse, McCain asked to cancel the first Presidential Debate – and Bill O’Reilly flipped out not just on Dems but all “ideological kool aid drinkers.” Hmm. Could we are all be getting somewhere? Here is the week…

"RNC-Goers React to McCain's Speech"

  The feature story on the Street Team home page tonight is my compliation of live reactions immediately following McCain’s acceptance speech. Other feature stories were: Charlie, Wisconsin “Behind Bars in the Twin Cities” Dani, Alaska “Weighin in on Palin” Charles, Utah “John Legend Opens Up About Opening DNC” Michael, Nevada “The Celebrity Vote” Nadir,…

Sarah Palin's Personal…Vlog?

While I was at the RNC, my New York Street Team partner, Sara Benincasa did something wildly creative and amazing. She made YouTube series of her dressed as Sarah Palin — and begged the question — if Governor Sarah Palin had a vlog – would it sound like this? Within days, the blog attracted hundreds of thousands…