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Darrell Issa on Keeping the Web Open

Thursday, June 07, 2012

Darrell Issa, Congressman (R-CA) and chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, discusses his efforts to reform the Stop Online Piracy Act legislation, as well as to crowdsource ideas through the Keep The Web Open project.

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Comments [10]

Mark from Astoria

Am I tripping here? Darrell Issa, the Congressmen convicted of car theft and weapons charges??

"the richest member of the house, with a net worth of $300 million, Issa spent $1.7 million of his own money to bankroll the successful recall California Governor Gray Davis."

how did he do it?

http://blogs.alternet.org/speakeasy/2011/01/06/darrell-issas-ominous-past-twitter-avatar-top-10-reasons-issa-is-the-perfect-obama-watchdog/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xp38iRxGcZk

The great Mike Malloy levels this clown exposing him for who he really is:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xk-Lw_A5GoQ&feature=related

This is truly embarrassing and so disheartening. What possesses you, Brian, to give a thug like this a platform?

I come to WNYC to be edified, not insulted.

Jun. 07 2012 11:52 AM
Henry from Katonah

As usual, a Republican provides NO evidence to support his view. Paul Krugman's opinions are data-based - - read his blog.
The GOP is intellectually bankrupt; the political centerists should allow the Dems to try their program. Maybe that will happen now that moderates are getting wise to the tea party.

Jun. 07 2012 11:47 AM
oscar from ny

Im deff a pirate...theres virtually nothing i pay for downloads into my comp. :)

Jun. 07 2012 11:42 AM
Theresa from Brooklyn

He's a snake, and he doesn't know anything about baseball. "Sliding into first"?

Jun. 07 2012 11:39 AM
ericf

Perhaps the greatest irony of SOPA & PIPA is that they probably would not have been very effective against piracy. They seemed to be nearly all cost and no benefit.

Jun. 07 2012 11:37 AM
Sheldon from Brooklyn

No Bobby -Issa is too busy connecting potato chips to whitewater

Jun. 07 2012 11:34 AM
Edward from NJ

Did the Congressman just say that the founding fathers were "apolitical"?

Jun. 07 2012 11:34 AM
john from office

Brian, this guy is not a friend, he is a snake.

Jun. 07 2012 11:33 AM
Bobby G from East Village

Could Mr. Issa's committee please investigate the car alarms that wake me up in the middle of the night.

Jun. 07 2012 11:04 AM
art525 from Park Slope

Are you going to ask Issa about rumors about his past as a car thief and arsonist? I'm guessing not.

Jun. 07 2012 11:03 AM

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