ADOBE

Acrobat Attack: Adobe Hacked & Ransacked

Acrobat Attack: Adobe Hacked & Ransacked, 2.9M Users Affected Alicé Leuchte | October 4, 2013 Adobe Systems (the makers of Acrobat and Photoshop), sent out an email overnight instructing customers to change their passwords and monitor their accounts for suspicious activity.  Their email said, in part: We recently discovered that attackers illegally entered our network.…

HEALTHCARE-GOV

Trolling Obamacare: Epic Fail

Trolling Obamacare: Facebook Comments Reveal ‘Epic Fail’ Alicé Leuchte | October 2, 2013 After reading the comments on the HealthCare.gov Facebook page, my first realization was that I had finally witnessed a legitimate use of the phrase ‘epic fail.’  If someone were to tell me the slang had been invented with some premonition to specifically…

JR-MYERS

Alaska Elections 2014: JR Myers

Alaska Constitution Party Runs Candidate for Governor 2014 Alicé Leuchte | October 2, 2013 A new political party is organizing in Alaska, and they now have a candidate for Governor in 2014.  In a press release issued October 1, the founder and Chairman of the Alaska Constitution Party, J.R. Myers, announced he has filed his…

DOJ---POLITICS

US Department of Politics

JP Morgan Looks to Pay DOJ $11 Billion to Drop Probes Alicé Leuchte | October 1, 2013 While US Attorney General Eric Holder has stated he will “hold accountable the people and companies who manipulate our financial markets for their customers’ benefit or for the benefit of the companies,” he has been conducting closed-doors deals…

NATIONAL-PARKS

Politicizing Public Parks

National Parks Close – Illegal for Citizens to Walk National Mall Alicé Leuchte | October 1, 2013 National parks and memorials will be closed under government shutdown.  This includes some 368 parks operated by the National Park Service across the country.  The Arizona Daily Star reported that: The Interior Department announced its shutdown plans Friday,…

detroit

DC ❤ UNIONS

Obama Awards Detroit $300M After Union Meeting Alicé Leuchte | September 28, 2013 Two weeks ago, CBS Detroit reported on union leaders’ pilgrimage to Washington DC to seek financial help in the face of the city’s bankruptcy.  While the focus of the union leaders was described as surrounding pensions and education, the article also gave…

notevenclose-slide

Republican Senators for Obamacare

25 Republican Senators Who Betrayed Their Caucus Alicé Leuchte | September 28, 2013 Matt Hoskins, the Executive Director of the Senate Conservatives Fund, sent out an email Friday listing the Republican Senators who broke from the Republican Caucus, and voted with Democrats on funding the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare).  These Senators are listed below with…

forthood

Fort Hood Lockdown

Lockdown at Fort Hood Airfield, Rumors of Shooting Alicé Leuchte | September 27, 2013 KWTX News 10 reported that a lockdown of the Fort Hood Airfield was ordered at 9:30 AM this morning due to a rumored shooting: “Several civilian employees were told to remain inside buildings at the airfield while post authorities investigated, but…

milpay

Shutdown & Military Pay

Government Shutdown Will Delay Military Pay Alicé Leuchte | September 26, 2013 There are rumblings on the internet concerning pay delays for federal employees and active duty military personnel in the event of a government shutdown.  Military.com published a vague article on September 23 discussing potential pay delays, without fully exploring when such delays would…

irs

IRS Obamacare Slush Fund

IRS Lost $67 Million from Obamacare Slush Fund Alicé Leuchte | September 26, 2013 A report released by the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) contains findings on the mismanagement of funds by the IRS relating to the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare). Americans for Tax Reform published a brief summary of…