Republicans Need Better Tech Talent

So it is nice to see that they are working to become more technologically proficient, thus giving Republicans a better chance of actually winning elections. Now, if Republicans also work to get better and smarter campaign managers--not to mention getting better and smarter candidates--they might actually give Democrats a run for their money in future races. …

Bill Keller Doesn’t Get Along Very Well with Reality

The following paragraph is one of the biggest howlers in the history of Ever: Unless you’ve been bamboozled by the frantic fictions of the right wing, you know that the Affordable Care Act, familiarly known as Obamacare, has begun to accomplish its first goal: enrolling millions of uninsured Americans, many of whom have been living …

Utterly Outrageous

Now, this is whistleblowing: Security researchers tonight are poring over a piece of malicious software that takes advantage of a Firefox security vulnerability to identify some users of the privacy-protecting Tor anonymity network. The malware showed up Sunday morning on multiple websites hosted by the anonymous hosting company Freedom Hosting. That would normally be considered a …

I Am Officially Smacked by Gob (Economic Development Administration Edition)

Your government at work: The Economic Development Administration (EDA) is an agency in the Department of Commerce that promotes economic development in regions of the US suffering low growth, low employment, and other economic problems. In December 2011, the Department of Homeland Security notified both the EDA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) …