September 2, 2015

Tech Stuff

Obama paints doomsday scene of global warming in Alaska

President Barack Obama speaks at the Global Leadership in the Arctic: Cooperation, Innovation, Engagement and Resilience (GLACIER) Conference at Dena’ina Civic and Convention Center in Anchorage, Alaska, Monday, Aug. 31, 2015. Obama opened a historic three-day trip to Alaska aimed at showing solidarity with a state often overlooked by Washington, while using its changing landscape as an urgent call to action on climate change. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — President Barack Obama [...]

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FBI ‘A-Team’ Leading Probe into Hillary Clinton Email, Intelligence Source Says

Hillary Rodham Clinton An “A-Team” at the FBI is spearheading an “extremely serious” investigation into Hillary Clinton’s private email system, specifically focusing on a provision of the Espionage Act regarding the “gathering, transmitting or losing defense information,” according to an anonymous intelligence source. The specific provision in question is 18 USC Sec. 793. Fox News reported: A separate source, who also was not authorized to speak on the record, said the FBI will further [...]

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July “Warmest on Record” Lie Debunked by NASA Data

The Obama administration's politicized bureaucracies are trying to deceive the world once again, this time claiming, falsely, that July of 2015 was the “warmest on record.” In the real world, it was not even the hottest July since last year, according to the global satellite temperature record, which is considered more reliable and comprehensive than the admittedly manipulated and incomplete data relied upon by NASA and NOAA to make their latest false “warmest on [...]

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Here’s Why DOJ Didn’t Prosecute Solyndra

President Obama visits Solyndra / AP The Justice Department did not feel that it had sufficient evidence to prosecute anyone at Solyndra over alleged misrepresentations of the company’s financial health, the department said on Thursday. “The Department of Justice reviewed the evidence and elected to not pursue charges based on the Federal Principles of Prosecution, which include whether the person’s conduct constitutes a Federal offense and whether the admissible evidence will be sufficient to [...]

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First State Legalizes Taser Drones for Cops, Thanks to a Lobbyist

Photo Illustration by Dair Massey/The Daily Beast North Dakota police will be free to fire "less than lethal" weapons from the air thanks to the influence of Big Drone. It is now legal for law enforcement in North Dakota to fly drones armed with everything from Tasers to tear gas thanks to a last-minute push by a pro-police lobbyist. With all the concern over the militarization of police in the past year, no one [...]

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Watchdog: Two National Security Laws Appear Broken in Clinton Email Scandal

Hillary Rodham Clinton / AP Hillary Clinton and two aides appear to have violated two national security laws by sending classified information on a private email server, according to a former Army counterintelligence agent and investigator for a public interest law group. Additionally, the two Clinton aides, Huma Abedin and Cheryl Mills, disregarded a federal judge’s order this month requiring both to make sworn statements to the court that all government documents in their [...]

Ashley Madison offers $500K reward for help catching hackers

The parent company of the infidelity website Ashley Madison is offering a cash reward for information leading to the arrest of the hackers who stole and dumped private client data last week. Toronto Police Department staff superintendent Bryce Evans confirmed in a Monday press conference that Avid Life Media has offered to pay $500,000 Canadian — around $380,000 U.S. — for the information. Evans directly addressed both the hackers, known as Impact Team, and [...]

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StemExpress Honcho: Researchers ‘Have Meltdowns’ Over Abortion Organ Harvests

Planned Parenthood partner denies charges it received ‘intact fetuses’ The Planned Parenthood logo is pictured outside a clinic in Boston / Reuters The head of a clearinghouse partnering with Planned Parenthood to provide fetal organs to researchers joked with undercover videographers about the revulsion some personnel could experience during the process. Cate Dyer, the CEO of StemExpress, told actors posing as fetal organ buyers that some researchers have been known to “have meltdowns” after [...]

Here Come the Robots to Save Capitalism!

robot waiters The United States is becoming an immoral nation that forces one American to pay for another American as if the recipients are entitled because they draw breath and the producers are required to pay for, not only the poor, but the moochers as well. A minimum wage in the hands of the far-left is a threat to Capitalism. Since the Democratic party is controlled by the far-left, it’s time to pay attention. [...]

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EPA knew of 'blowout' risk for tainted water at gold mine

(AP) In this Aug. 12, 2015 file photo, water flows through a series of retention... Full Image WASHINGTON (AP) — Internal documents released late Friday show managers at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency were aware of the potential for a catastrophic "blowout" at an abandoned mine that could release "large volumes" of wastewater laced with toxic heavy metals. EPA released the documents following weeks of prodding from The Associated Press and other media organizations. [...]

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Mind Games—The New “Female Viagra” is Actually an Antidepressant

“ The use of dangerous mind-altering drugs to allegedly increase a woman’s sexual desire is simply a continuation of the FDA and APA’s history of pathologizing normal female behavior and it is a disservice to women everywhere. ” Mind games: An act of calculated psychological manipulation, done especially to confuse or intimidate— American Heritage Dictionary In what can only be described as an extraordinarily sexist action, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved [...]

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The price of stealth

Part of the secrecy on the U.S. side comes from hard lessons learned when U.S. blueprints for its F-35 joint strike fighter were hacked by the Chinese. (AP Photo) As the Air Force prepares to announce which company will build its next stealth bomber, it will do so under the scrutiny of lawmakers who will be looking for cost overruns and delays in the program that's already seen its budgets slashed by Congress. Northrop [...]

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Northeastern allegedly tells RAs that white men can't be oppressed

Springer Publishing , one of the world’s leading publishers of Science, Technology and Medicine (STM) books and journals, issued an announcement this week that 64 different professional articles, primarily in the medical field, had been retracted. It turns out that the vaunted peer review process, designed to ensure that multiple sets of experts evaluate the quality of the work before it hits the presses, had fallen apart. The peer reviews in some cases were [...]

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ashley madison The group responsible for the Ashley Madison hack published the compromised records on Tuesday, delivering on the promise made when the hack was announced in July. The compromised records include account profile information, personal information, financial records, and more. In July, a group calling themselves Impact Team leaked a selection of files that they claimed originated form Avid Life Media (ALM), the company behind adult playgrounds of Ashley Madison, Cougar Life, Established [...]

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