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$80M Pork Project Sits Useless in AK

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It sounds like an April Fool’s news story. But it’s not. Over the weekend a report emerged that should make everyone shake their heads. A brand new, unwanted high speed ferry worth $80 Million was put up for auction receiving only one bid of $750,000. The 200 foot vessel was christened in 2010. Built in Southeast Alaska it was designed ...

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Pivot TV: A New Channel for Millennials

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A new television channel geared to young adults in the 15-34 demographic will be unveiled this summer. Touted as a new network designed to disrupt conventional wisdom, pivot will be available both through cable and on via internet subscription.  It will be the first channel to offer a stand-alone app for access. Pivot will offer a variety of programming, including ...

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Posting Pics of Passed out Pals, the New Craze?

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With the advent of social media came the opportunity to share embarrassing pictures with friends on a large scale. These snapshots might be seen as funny at age 15 or even 21 but what about at 25 or even 35? Especially when looking for a job, these ‘tagged’ internet images, might well cause an employer to choose a less controversial ...

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Think Your Home is Private? Think Again.

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Smart Meters tells your insurance company, the police, and anyone else, EVERY DETAIL about you! And that information is for sale! YouTube Description: We have upgraded that letter of warning and refusal to the power company and it no longer fits in the allotted space here. You can find that by going to: jerryday.com On that home page, scroll down, ...

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Is SoloPower the Next Solyndra?

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Should the government be in the business to be in business? Can we afford to offer huge taxpayer backed loans to companies? If we are borrowing billions just to pay our own bills can we afford to be in the loan business? Yet another solar company is headed for bankruptcy. This, just six months after receiving a government guaranteed 197 ...

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Even Michelle Obama Vulnerable to Hacking

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This week my mother was talking about ID theft. Several of her friends had their credit card information stolen and used. Fortunately, the credit card companies caught the fraud and helped each cancel the accounts. Mom is worried about her own credit and the safety of her accounts. And well she should be. Yesterday it was reported that even the ...

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Dismantling Washington

Washington, D.C. (which the DC part now stands for dirty cesspool) should become a thing of the past. Society has outgrown the need for a centralized government full of power hungry aristocrats, greedy lobbyists, and corrupt white collar criminals. When I say criminals I am not just talking in the abstract; I am referring to real criminals. According to a ...

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Health Impacted by Green Wind Turbines?

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Two wind turbines towering located in the Cape Cod community of Falmouth, Massachusetts were intended to produce green energy and savings but after less than two years it appears they may instead be creating health issues to neighbors causing the town to consider their removal. In the haste to reduce carbon emissions of standard fossil fuel generators, cities and towns ...

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The lies of free trade proponents

In his SOTU speech, Barack Obama announced that his Administration is (unconstitutionally and thus illegally) negotiating trade agreements with the EU and countries of the Pacific Rim. Free trade proponents – including Iain Murray of the pseudoconservative American Spectator – applauded him, as they are ideologically aligned with him. In defense of their (and his) free trade agenda, they have ...

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Obama Executive Order: Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity

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EXECUTIVE ORDER – – – – – – – IMPROVING CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE CYBERSECURITY   By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows: Section 1. Policy. Repeated cyber intrusions into critical infrastructure demonstrate the need for improved cybersecurity. The cyber threat to critical infrastructure continues ...

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Obama takes control of the internet with Cybersecurity Executive Order

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Executive Order on Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity Today, President Obama signed an Executive Order to strengthen the cybersecurity of critical infrastructure by increasing information sharing and by jointly developing and implementing a framework of cybersecurity practices with our industry partners. Defense Industrial Base Information Sharing Program Now Open to Other Sectors: The Order expands the voluntary Enhanced Cybersecurity Services program, ...

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ARGUS Surveillance Camera: 1 million terabytes a day saved forever

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ARGUS is the worlds highest resolution camera. 1 million terabytes a day saved forever. Five thousand hours of video surveillance. Saved. All funded by DARPA. YouTube Description: The ARGUS array is made up of several cameras and other types of imaging systems. The output of the imaging system is used to create extremely large, 1.8GP high-resolution mosaic images and video. The ...

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250,000 Twitter accounts hacked by Anonymous

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Twitter’s information security department has confirmed that 250,000 twitter accounts may have been compromised by the hacker group Anonymous. Twitter’s director of information security, Bob Lord,  said that they detected unusual access patterns including unauthorized attempts to access user data. The data accessed included usernames, email addresses and passwords. This attack was not the work of amateurs, and we do ...

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