beware the hacker

wow, this guy is good: <Elch> ok, i'm quiet, hope you don't show us how good a hacker you are ^^<bitchchecker> tell me your network number man then you're dead<Elch> Eh, it's<Elch> or maybe<Elch> yes exactly that's it: I'm waiting for you great attack<bitchchecker> in five minutes your hard drive is deleted<Elch> […]

high school principal run amuk

in yet another case of an overzealous high school principal squelching free speech, Winona Senior High School’s Nancy Wondrasch doesn’t want students wearing buttons. When senior Carrie Rethlefsen began wearing an “I (heart) My Vagina” button to school, she says she was trying to speak out against violence toward women. However, Winona Senior High School […]


From a Salon interview with Richard Florida: Once I heard a former high-ranking member of the Bush administration on economic policy, when asked about immigration and national security, say, “If it comes down to a question of national security and economic growth, we will always choose in favor of national security. I don’t care if […]

south carolina legislative cock-up

The South Carolina State Senate passed a bill banning gamecock fighting while at the same time tabling a bill protecting victims of domestic violence. That means that domestic violence is a misdemeanor, but cockfighting is set to become a felony. When questioned about this, Rep. John Graham Altman insulted the reporter: “People who compare the […]