Search Mailing List Archives


Limit search to: Subject & Body Subject Author
Sort by: Reverse Sort
Limit to: All This Week Last Week This Month Last Month
Select Date Range     through    

[liberationtech] SOPA Supporter Considered for Sec. of State

Collin Anderson collin at averysmallbird.com
Mon Nov 12 22:19:08 PST 2012


I've been to his district, lot of overpriced, upper class mortgages; less disturbed by the actions of a Representative whose constituents can arguably claim to be directly affected than some Texas Congressperson that takes on the cause for no discernible reason of representation. What would be interesting is to contrast the policies of Clinton between her time in Congress and in State...

On Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 1:03 AM, Nadim Kobeissi wrote:

> Promoting the business interests of his district at the expense of Internet freedom...?
> 
> 
> NK
> 
> 
> On Tue, Nov 13, 2012 at 12:56 AM, Collin Anderson <collin at averysmallbird.com (mailto:collin at averysmallbird.com)> wrote:
> > Howard Berman has had a long tenure in Congress that is worth a deeper evaluation than solely SOPA/ACTA, spanning legislation such as the Anti-Boycott Act, the infamous Berman Amendment (1988 Omnibus Trade and Competitiveness Act), NAFTA, False Claims Act, et al. Whether or not Berman would actually be an appropriate choice for Secretary of State, evaluating his merits should not be done in as shallow a manner as promoting the business interests of his district, Hollywood -- which is pretty appropriate for an agent model of representation.
> > 
> > -- 
> > Collin Anderson
> > Sent with Sparrow (http://www.sparrowmailapp.com/?sig)
> > 
> > 
> > On Monday, November 12, 2012 at 3:39 PM, Nadim Kobeissi wrote:
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > > The Los Angeles Times is reporting that Congressman Howard Berman is being considered as the replacement for Hillary Clinton when she steps down as Secretary of State in coming weeks: http://www.latimes.com/news/politics/la-pn-berman-secretary-of-state-clinton-20121107,0,963486.story
> > > 
> > > Berman was a lead supporter of SOPA. His position as Secretary of State could be a disaster.
> > > 
> > > I urge you to sign the petition against this nonsense: http://act.demandprogress.org/letter/sos_berman/?akid=1847.98995.P8lsnV&rd=1&t=2
> > > 
> > > NK
> > > --
> > > Unsubscribe, change to digest, or change password at: https://mailman.stanford.edu/mailman/listinfo/liberationtech
> > > 
> > > 
> > > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > --
> > Unsubscribe, change to digest, or change password at: https://mailman.stanford.edu/mailman/listinfo/liberationtech
> 
> --
> Unsubscribe, change to digest, or change password at: https://mailman.stanford.edu/mailman/listinfo/liberationtech
> 
> 


-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://mailman.stanford.edu/pipermail/liberationtech/attachments/20121113/2aa62491/attachment.html>


More information about the liberationtech mailing list