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Video: How and Why Millennials Vote

Saturday, July 12th, 2014

They aren’t voting Republican. For a reason.

Read the poll results here.

Video: Celebratory Mini-festival

Friday, July 4th, 2014

It’s Independence “Weekend” — here is a small budget of videos. July 4, 1776, from the John Adams mini-series:

Star-Studded FULL Reading of the Declaration of Independence:

And just for fun . . . Declaration of Independence Rap – MC LaLa:

Jib Jab: We Declare Our Independence

Too Late To Apologize, A Declaration With Lyrics

Video: Beck and Napolitano on being left alone

Saturday, June 28th, 2014

An interesting discussion:

The video begins with a classy reminder. What was the motto on America’s first coin?


Video: Krist Novoselic on

Saturday, June 21st, 2014

Fascinating interview with Krist, former bassist for Nirvana, current chairman of FairVote:

Note, Paul Jacob also serves on the board of FairVote.

Video: God Bless the Government

Saturday, June 14th, 2014

You may have seen Remy on Fox News’s late night show Red Eye. But have you heard his parody songs?


Video: Can We Avoid the Mistakes Made After Prohibition Ended?

Saturday, June 7th, 2014

If we learn from history, we might be able to avoid some mistakes:

Video: Frontline’s “The Tank Man”

Saturday, May 31st, 2014

This week marks the 25th Anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre. On June 4, 1989, Chinese soldiers armed with tanks and automatic weapons forcibly cleared Tiananmen Square. The Chinese government reported that 218 civilians, 10 soldiers and 13 police officers were killed along with 7,000 wounded. Other estimates went as high as 6,000 dead and 30,000 wounded. A People’s Liberation Army defector noted that a document circulated to PLA officers put the death toll at 3,700.
Frontline's The Tank Man
Touched off by the April 15 death of Hu Yaobang, a liberal reformer who had been removed as General Secretary of the Chinese Communist Party three years earlier, students began to assemble in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square. They stayed for seven weeks, occupying Tiananmen Square, growing in number and joined by thousands of working people. They protested government oppression and demanded, among other things, a free press.

On the day after the bloody massacre cleared the square, and with the military seemingly in full control, an unknown man was caught on film standing in front of a line of tanks, briefly blocking their advance. He became an international symbol for individual freedom.

  • Frontline Documentary: “The Tank Man” Part 1
  • Frontline Documentary: “The Tank Man” Part 2
  • Frontline Documentary: “The Tank Man” Part 3
  • Frontline Documentary: “The Tank Man” Part 4
  • Frontline Documentary: “The Tank Man” Part 5
  • Frontline Documentary: “The Tank Man” Part 6
  • Frontline Documentary: “The Tank Man” Part 7
  • Frontline Documentary: “The Tank Man” Part 8
  • The entire PBS Video (ironically w/ commercials)
  • The Tank Man – Frontline