Hackers suspected of working for the Russian government breached the White House’s unclassified computer networks in recent weeks, according to a published report.
According to The Washington Post, the attacks resulted in temporary disruptions to some services while cybersecurity teams worked to contain the incursion. Anonymous White House officials told the paper that the intruders had not damaged the system and there was no sign that the classified network was breached.
The Post reported that the FBI, Secret Service, and National Security Agency are all involved in an investigation of who was responsible for the hack. It was not immediately clear whether any data was stolen.
A White House official told the Associated Press Tuesday that “activity of concern” was detected while assessing numerous possible cyberthreats that the Executive Office of the President is made aware of daily. The official said that the situation was dealt with immediately and work continues, although the new measures have led to temporary outages and loss of connectivity for some White House employees.
Read the full article at FoxNews.com.
In a rambling, illogical interview with Billboard magazine, Dolly Parton exposed a hypocritical double-standard toward people who dare to disagree with her narrow view of the world.
But as far as the Christians, if people want to pass judgment, they’re already sinning. The sin of judging is just as bad as any other sin they might say somebody else is committing. I try to love everybody.
Billboard, predictably, failed to ask how calling people (who “pass judgment”) sinners isn’t passing judgment, itself. Parton has obviously fallen into the moral relativism the Liberal media espouses as a precursor to accepting the morally-bankrupt principles of socialism. But then since so much of her income is now derived from the small, yet opulent homosexual community, holding intellectually-contradictory beliefs would be consistent with maintaining her wealth and popularity among that group.
In other words, she’s sold out to the drag queens that want to be like her.
The Freedom Socialist Party has fought to increase the minimum wage to $20 an hour. Any less is obviously exploitation of the proletariat (do they use that word any more?)
This month, however, the Freedom Socialist Party placed an ad on both Indeed.com and Craigslist seeking a part-time web content manager in Seattle. The job pays $13 per hour (or more, maybe, if you are really good).
In 2012, the Freedom Socialist Party’s national platform championed “full employment” — not part-time — and an increase in the minimum wage “to $20 an hour” for all employees in all jobs.
If you are interested in applying for the $13-per-hour web content manager job, it won’t be easy. For starters, you’ll need to be “familiarity with HTML/CSS” and Photoshop. The latter is a graphics editor developed by Adobe Systems, an $18 billion private company. You’ll also need “ability to self-manage and problem-solve independently.” Proficiency in Spanish and social media as well as “an interest in ongoing political events” are desirable. And absolutely no telecommuting!
SOURCES: The Pundit Press, The Daily Caller.
Houston Mayor Annise Parker, the city’s first openly lesbian mayor, made nationally news on Tuesday when it was learned that she subpoenaed a group of Christian pastors who opposed the city’s law, one that she said was personal to her, that would allow men to use women’s restrooms and vice versa. In her subpoena, she demanded that this group of Christian pastors turn over to the city all sermons and communication with their parishioners that dealt with homosexuality.
Beyond using the mayoral office as not only a bully pulpit, but using the power of it to bully this group of Christians, the Alliance Defending Freedom has said that her demand from these pastors is illegal as it violates their First Amendment Rights.
In a case of typical progressive hypocrisy, on the very day that news came out that Parker was attempting to bully Christians pastors via subpoena to turn over all sermons and communications dealing with homosexuality, she held a ceremony declaring October to be ‘National Bullying Prevention Month.’
An article in Houston Style Magazine provided all the information for the ceremony which was held on October 14 at 1:30 pm at Houston City Hall. They described what would happen during this ceremony.
The Mayor’s Campaign to End Bullying is a national initiative of the U.S. Conference of Mayors sponsored in partnership with the Bully Project. Mayor Parker is campaign chair and spokesperson for this national effort involving the participation of more than 200 mayors in nearly all 50 states.
The mayor will also announce a special public screening of the educational film “Bully,” scheduled for October 17. The film, which premieres tonight on PBS, will be screened in communities across the nation this month as part of the campaign.
Read the full article at The Tea Party Network.
MoveOn and MAYDAY’s call for citizens to “make a 30-second ad to wake up America to the crisis of big money in our politics” was met by the conservative group American Commitment, which submitted a video highlighting progressive donor and climate change alarmist Tom Steyer’s role in the 2014 election cycle.
American Commitment’s submission currently has about 15 times as many votes as the second-place competitor. MoveOn and MAYDAY changed the rules Thursday to allow for another day of voting.
“Contest ends at 5:00 p.m. ET on Thursday, October 16, 2014. The sooner you post your video, the more time you’ll have to get votes,” the rules previously stated.
Now the rules read “Contest submissions ends [sic] at 5:00 p.m. ET on Thursday, October 16, 2014. The sooner you post your video, the more time you’ll have to get votes. The 24-hour voting period begins on Thursday [sic] at 5pm ET, and ends on Friday at 5pm ET, October 17th, 2014.”
“Pretty funny that liberal groups who pretend to hate money in politics are driven to panic and willing to embarrass themselves with a last-minute rules change to forestall the possibility that a submission about by far the biggest donor in America might win their contest,” American Commitment’s Phil Kerpen told The Daily Caller. “Steyer has spent $42M+ this year, more than the top 31 Republican donors combined. But he’s a liberal, so they love him.”
Read the full article at The Daily Caller.