Indictment Reveals US Government Computers Hacked For Personnel Data

By: Monday October 28, 2013 8:30 am

Today in New Jersey, US Attorney Paul Fishman brought charges against a man for hacking into government computers in order to steal information on government employees. The man now arrested and indicted, Lauri Love, said the purpose of the hack and theft was to “disrupt the operations and infrastructure of the United States government.” Love [...]

NASA Asteroid Coverage 2012 DA14

By: Friday February 15, 2013 11:06 am

Live streaming by Ustream NASA Television will provide commentary starting at 2 p.m. EST (11 a.m. PST) on Friday, Feb. 15, during the close, but safe, flyby of a small near-Earth asteroid named “2012 DA14.” NASA places a high priority on tracking asteroids and protecting our home planet from them. This flyby will provide a [...]

Congress Wraps Up a Day Early

By: Thursday September 30, 2010 7:25 am

Eager to get home to campaigning, Congress completed a pre-election session with few pieces of legislation and big questions on topics like the Bush tax cuts. Let’s take a look at what happened on the final day: • The intelligence authorization bill passed the House, and now goes to the President for the first time [...]

Why The Attention On Obama’s Budget Is Overblown

By: Monday February 1, 2010 11:28 am

The main reason is because it’s unlikely to be enacted. One of the most popular refrains from a politician is that they “fought” for some or another program marked for elimination in the budget. It’s completely parochial and it leads to blocking all kinds of program cuts. Here’s Richard Shelby talking about the importance of [...]

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