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this n that

I think the GOP has lost its collective mind. Firstly, consider this: GOP to Newt: Leave Paul Ryan Alone! Then look at this: Reports: Tommy Thompson In, Ryan Out For Wisconsin Senate Seat. Include Boehner’s recent comments about the Republicans … Continue reading

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this n that

A lot of buzz this morning about proposed changes to applications for passports. For starters, it’s beginning to look like it will be easier to get a security clearance than a passport if these changes go through. State Dept. proposes … Continue reading

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this n that

Much as I absolutely despite Rand Paul, for most of what he’d like to get done, I have to give him props on opposing the extension of the Patriot Act: Rand Paul vs. the PATRIOT Act. WT *fucking* F is … Continue reading

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money quote for the day

I would look at this a lot differently if what had happened here is that there is somebody inside one of these firms who found out what was being plotted and decided that it was just so extreme and so … Continue reading

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“the man who knew too little”

Aw man, I’m dyin’ here: courtesy Wired (the article’s not bad either). Developments continue apace. HBGary Federal’s kinda butt-hurt: * HBGary Statement regarding RSA Conference 2011. (I know that HBGary and HBGary Federal are technically two separate companies, although there’s … Continue reading

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pwnd by #anonymous — a conspiracy writ large

I was never a child of Watergate (I came of age during Reagan’s tenure), but my mother was and so I grew up listening to her hold forth on Nixon, Liddy, the CIA and many others. So to me, conspiracies … Continue reading

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this n that

State of the Web (Oatmeal) From JMG: Iowa Rep. Dwayne Alons: Normal People Live Longer Because They’re Not Gay. The supply of stupid, OTOH, is infinite. What the right won’t admit about Reagan. What I love about this is that … Continue reading

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wikileaks: will no one rid us of this turbulent #hactivist?

In the wake of the Tucson shooting and the almost frantic denials on the right of their complicity, and particularly in watching Palin dig herself in even deeper last night on Hannity’s show, I want to reiterate: words have consequences. … Continue reading

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wikileaks: hit and run

This has been an intense day – & it’s amazing how central of a role Twitter now plays in these disputes/debates Well, well, well. According to boingboing’s article published last night: Wired.com: Lamo/Manning Wikileaks chat logs contain no unpublished references … Continue reading

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wikileaks: tightening the noose

@rafeco The two classic blunders: never get involved in a land war in Asia and never get in an argument with Glenn Greenwald. Greenwald does respond to Evans and Poulson’s double article of yesterday in Response to Wired’s accusations. To … Continue reading

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wikileaks: wired contradictions

Wired finally responded late this afternoon: Putting the Record Straight on the Lamo-Manning Chat Logs. I’ll note that the comments to this two parter are pretty scathing. Haven’t yet heard back from Greenwald, although since they claim factual errors on … Continue reading

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wikileaks: the leaks march on

Greg Mitchell has been asking this for a few days on his liveblog, and others are starting to pick up the question: What are all the media partners doing? Of the original five media outlets originally publishing the diplomatic cables, … Continue reading

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wikileaks: the tides of information

In my last post, I discussed the hacker narrative, which is fundamentally based around some external antagonist — whether government or corporate — that the hacker struggles against. With that in mind, consider this article: Banks and WikiLeaks. The whistle-blowing … Continue reading

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