Vice President Joe Biden Joined Twitter on Independence Day

While the rest of the country was celebrating their freedom, Joe Biden—or one of his aides—was signing up to Twitter under the short-yet-sweet username @VP. His first tweet? (Or his aide's first tweet?) "VP & Dr. B hope you take time to think about our troops & military families this Independence Day, Happy 4th from… » 7/05/11 6:40am 7/05/11 6:40am

Desktop Debates: VP Square-Off Streamed Live

Once again, would-be people-who-matter are going to be talking at each another tonight. Update: Here's the link to CBS, and here's another one for CNN's live feed. A commenter says that MSNBC has it, to which I respond, "Get a new web designer, MSNBC!" » 10/02/08 8:30pm 10/02/08 8:30pm Just how important is this debate? Well, it's not really up to us…

John McCain Blamed for Sucky Broadband in US

Our friend (and Wired » 10/01/08 10:30pm 10/01/08 10:30pm editor) Nick Thompson wrote a piece in the accusing John McCain for the sorry state of America's broadband. It seems the email-avoiding presidential candidate, as chair of the Senate Commerce Committee, supported too much consolidation and too little oversight. The end result? "Since 2000, the…

VP Candidate Biden Is No Friend to File Sharing, Net Neutrality…

CNet's Declan McCullagh wrote up an informative history of Joe Biden's tech-related voting record » 8/24/08 4:30pm 8/24/08 4:30pm—if Biden's name rings a bell, it's because he's the guy . Maybe you don't care about the doings in Washington, but you may want to know that Biden considers a lot of criminal activity. Here's what I'm talking about: • He…