Mike Wendy

Comcast/NBC Merger Yields Fruit for the Progressive Media

As you may know, the merger process at the FCC and DoJ is a mess. In fact, some believe the entire process is not much different than extortion. Not only do we have some newly reported shenanigans going on around

Is #OccupyWallStreet Part of the Soros Brand?

Reuters ran a story last week that attempted to paint George Soros and his foundation’s donations as an organizing element of the Occupy Wall Street (OWS) demonstrations. As much as this may be red meat to the right, I have

NoTakeOver Project-Political Bedfellows Not Worth the Sleep-over

Politics makes strange bedfellows. Witness the latest liaison, with Cellular South’s CEO, Hu Meena, and his new partnership with the NoTakeOver Project – a coalition of professional misanthropes that wants to stop the AT&T / T-Mobile merger at any cost.

AT&T T-Mobile Acquisition: 5 Questions Senators Should Ask

This Wednesday, Congress will have its first chance to look under the hood of the proposed $39 billion acquisition of T-Mobile by AT&T. The Senate will hold a hearing on the deal, featuring representatives from AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, Cellular South,

Drug Discovery Holds Lesson for FCC on Net Neutrality Regulations

The other day it was announced that a well known, mega-company discovered a new way to destroy antibiotic resistant bacteria, such as MRSA. Using nanoparticle technology – which is 50,000 times smaller than a hair’s width – the company’s researchers

Class Warfare: PBS' Rich-Progressives Subsidy to Get Budget Haircut

Seems in this weekend’s House deficit-cutting exercise, public media got a haircut – federal subsidies for PBS will end if the House budget holds sway. Not surprisingly, PBS (and all its supporters in the media, blogosphere, twittersphere and on Capitol

Internet Frees Egypt, But 'Doing No Evil' Doesn't End There

When I look at the picture of the horrifically tortured Khaled Said I am sickened. A government willing to do this – perhaps to thousands of “disappeared” Egyptians over the past 30 years – to silence dissenting voice, to kill

Progressives and Free Press at the Comcast Merger Agreement Trough

Though Free Press outwardly expressed condemnation at the approval of the Comcast-NBC Merger earlier this month, they really got a lot of what they bargained for. After their extensive lobbying blitz – with approximately 35 different FCC communiqués, including over

The Marriage Between Free Press and George Soros Gets Stronger

It looks like the Soros machine isn’t done with Net Neutrality, even after its December coup at the FCC. Our Soros-supported socialist friends at Free Press just announced that David Saldana will be its new communications director. If that name

Has Free Press Lost Its Mind?

The Germans have a word called Schadenfreude, which roughly translates into taking pleasure in the misfortune of others. It’s the feeling most of us had when we read about Paris Hilton’s latest arrest. Usually you feel a little guilty, but