Well, government-sponsored National Public Radio — erstwhile guardians of civility — apparently found the death-threat misdirection amusing. A segment last Friday on NPR’s Morning Edition made light of the plight of Iowa businessman Dutch Koch — no relation to libertarian businessmen Charles and David Koch.
I had to Google to find out what "Jacob, Edward both have teams" means - I'm too old and too male to get Twilight references. When I saw the forest background, the first Jacob I thought of was the guy from Lost.
Decoding the "GTL with Sitch" line took a bit longer. I have never watched "Jersey Shore," never heard any slang terms peculiar to that show. For those as clueless as I am: GTL and Sitch.
The Michael Jackson peep should have been given hair. Good work on the jacket, though.
Imagine--one secure credential that you can use to shop online, bank, even get quick information about what to do during natural disasters or other emergencies.
Good idea? The Obama administration thinks so and announced a plan on Friday to achieve it.
It’s a little thin on details, but the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace envisions a day when people conducting online activity no longer have to rely on passwords, which can be hard to remember or can be hacked.
Instead, people will be able to get a secure credential in the form of a smart card or a USB thumb drive, which will carry their personal information and can be used to authenticate their identity online.
It didn't take Hot Air commenters long to play the Book of Revelation card. Might as well set it to music.
Overlawyered "Chronicling the high cost of our legal system." Hosted by Cato scholar Walter Olson, with frequent contributions from American Enterprise Institute scholar Ted Frank, who is also founder and directs the Center for Class Action Fairness. Here's one recent gem: a suit to require stadiums to caption the songs they play for the benefit of the deaf. Commenter Jerryskids writes: "What about the rights of the blind to fully experience the cheerleaders? Will they be allowed down onto the field to feel the cheerleaders?"