Vehement capitalist blogger Lew Rockwell has a tip for people concerned about the security of the passwords they use to access their protected information online: ditch passwords altogether in favor of passphrases. What’s a passphrase? A “password” composed of words and symbols that, taken together, form a phrase that you’ll remember – but that can […]
Speaking on CNN this week, Representative Peter King (R-NY) flew his establishment Republican colors, jumping to the aid of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie in lambasting Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) for not being a surveillance-loving war hawk. King suggested that Paul would have favored a policy of appeasement toward Adolf Hitler, had the Kentucky legislator […]
The NAACP, the Nation’s oldest civil rights organization, is leading a charge to encourage lawmakers to introduce a set of legislative proposals to address what it believes are flaws in the legal system that led to the shooting death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin. “The killing of Trayvon Martin is a heartbreaking tragedy, but his […]
Add Representative Charlie Rangel to the brood of race-baiters in the Congressional Black Caucus trying their damnedest to establish an imaginary link between Tea Party conservatism and the racism of the losers (many of them Southern Democrats) who persecuted blacks and their allies during America’s civil rights era. Talking to The Daily Beast, Rangel (D-N.Y.) […]
Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds this morning. Click the links for the full stories.
On Wednesday, MSNBC talking head Chris Mathews accused Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) of being a “political terrorist” for calling on fellow Republicans to refuse to fund government operations unless funding for the implementation of President Obama’s Affordable Care Act is choked off.
Acting Internal Revenue Service Commissioner Daniel Werfel briefed the House Ways and Means Committee Thursday on the agency’s role in implementing and enforcing participation in Obamacare, which is set to start rolling out Oct. 1. That’s where he said “no, thanks” to switching to Obamacare himself.
Everyone knows that smoking is bad for you, but Florida resident Roy Middleton will likely take the advice to heart more than most embattled smokers next time he reaches for a cigarette. As Middleton rummaged through his mother’s car, which was parked in his own driveway, last weekend, police officers mistook him for a burglar and proceeded to unleash a barrage of bullets.
In a bizarre interpretation of State eminent domain law, a California Bay-Area city is considering the power of eminent domain to rescue more than 600 homeowners from delinquent mortgages. The city would accomplish this new brand of government-subsidized housing by seizing the properties from secondary lenders.
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