Posts Tagged ‘government’

The Meaning Of The Declaration Of Independence

Wednesday, July 4th, 2012

Colin Powell, Aaron Sorkin, Tom Brokaw, Newt Gingrich and others discuss the meaning and importance of the Declaration of Independence in this trailer for the History Channel’s Own America: The Story of Us. Found at YouTube from historychannel.

Rep. Joe Barton Apologizes To BP

Friday, June 18th, 2010

Republican congressman Joe Barton apologized to British Petroleum’s CEO Tony Hayward in a committee meeting, characterizing the government’s insistence upon restitution to the victims of the oil spill caused by BP’s Deepwater Horizon rig a “shakedown.” Found at YouTube from HarryAppsLLC.

Timelapse Tiananmen Square

Friday, October 2nd, 2009

The parade in Tiananmen Square to mark the 60th anniversary of the People’s Republic of China – as seen in timelapse and slow-motion. Found at Vimeo from Dan Chung.

Healther Skelter: Obama Death Panel Debate

Thursday, August 13th, 2009

Sam Bee fights for private death panels, John Oliver believes in universal death panels, and Aasif Mandvi wants whatever scares the public most.

Everybody’s Doing It

Tuesday, August 4th, 2009

They’ve been going out for over a year, and high school juniors Angela and Travis are on the verge of ‘doing it’ until a federally-funded ‘Abstinence Only’ program sweeps the high school. Found at Hulu.

You Can’t Fight City Hall…But You Can Drive Through It

Friday, May 29th, 2009

A man, mad at the city, drives his car straight through City Hall in Wichita, Kansas. This happened January, 2008 but the surveillance video was released in May, 2009. Found at via .