- The House of Representatives
consider legislation trying to make the Obamacare website more
secure and requiring users be notified of data breaches, according
to a memo to Republicans from Eric Cantor.
- The NSA has
reportedly been spending about $80 million a year to develop a
quantum computer that would help it to crack encryptions.
- A majority of Americans
think the US will remain on a downward spiral through
- More than 200 Phish fans were
arrested, mostly for drug possession, while the band performed
at Madison Square Garden in New York City over the New Year’s
- A physician from Louisiana is
suing a police chief in Texas who was sleeping with his wife as
well as other officials, alleging police harassment came along with
- A poll shows 71 percent of respondents
believing the Washington Redskins don’t need to change their
name; the number is 90 percent for Republicans and 59 percent for
- Only 23 people
died from lightning strikes in the US in 2013, a record low.
The record high was in 1943, when 432 people were struck and killed
- The conservative media watchdog group Newsbusters
found that on network morning and evening newscasts, only one
of 41 stories on the stranded Antarctic ship mentioned it was on a
climate change mission.
from Hit & Run http://reason.com/blog/2014/01/03/am-links-republicans-want-to-improve-oba