President Obama asks the Federal Communications Commission to change the classification of the Internet to a telecommunications service...which is a wonky way of saying he wants them to protect net neutrality. Enjoy the amusing "buffering" open in the video.
Jennifer Meeropol sees her work as carrying on the “constructive revenge” of her father.
Her grandparents, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, were executed in 1953 after being convicted of conspiracy to commit espionage — allegedly transferring atomic bomb secrets to the USSR. Their sons, Meeropol’s father Michael and uncle Robert, had to endure not only the execution of their parents, but the negative publicity that would hang over their heads while growing up. The Rosenberg’s two sons, spurned by the immediate family, were adopted by Abel and Anne Meeropol.
Supporters of the Rosenbergs rallied around the family, something the children never forgot. Keeping in mind the kindness that helped them with their suffering, Meeropol’s father Michael created the Rosenberg Fund for Children, a group that she now heads. (more…)
It took four hours for Republicans to pick Rep. Kurt Daudt (R-Crown) to be the next Minnesota Speaker of the House. They also chose Joyce Peppin (R-Rogers) to be the next Majority Leader.
Minnesota House Republican Leader Kurt Daudt was quick and to the point the day after the election. "I'm proud to say that Democrats' total control of state government in Minnesota has come to an end."