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  • OPM Hack Far Deeper Than Publicly Acknowledged, Went Undetected For More Than A Year, Sources Say

    06/12/2015 12:57:15 PM PDT · by mojito · 16 replies
    ABC News ^ | 6/11/2015 | Mike Levine
    The massive hack into federal systems announced last week was far deeper and potentially more problematic than publicly acknowledged, with hackers believed to be from China moving through government databases undetected for more than a year, sources briefed on the matter told ABC News. "If [only] they knew the full extent of it," one U.S. official said about those affected by the intrusion into the Office of Personnel Management's information systems. It all started with an initial intrusion into OPM's systems more than a year ago, and after gaining that initial access the hackers were able to work their way...
  • Vanity (Question): How do we reverse engineer the Federal Leviathan?

    06/15/2013 10:40:21 AM PDT · by JSDude1 · 111 replies
    JSDude1 | 6/15/2013 | Me
    Just a question to all Freepers: It is clear that the central planners for years have created this Federal Leviathan that is neither practical and is also restraining on our Constitutional rights. So my question is: How do we in essence (either through public relations, pulling the "right strings", changing laws to cause them to effect one another so as to reverse our large Government)? How do we in essence reverse engineer the Federal Government and all the onerous laws? (This is a discussion thread): AND I DON'T WANT TO HEAR ANY DEFEATISM like "It can't be done".
  • Read This Horrifying George Will Column and You Will – if You Have any Decency –

    08/01/2012 5:12:43 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 27 replies ^ | August 1, 2012 | Daniel J. Mitchell
    I periodically provide mind-blowing examples of individuals who have their lives turned upside down by evil bureaucrats. You may think “evil” is too strong a word, but it sticks in my mind after perusing these examples of abusive actions by the federal government. A story of vicious IRS persecution. Two stories of innocent people who were victimized by the idiotic Drug War. A video about how the EPA tried – and fortunately failed – to destroy a family. A story about the Justice Department’s discriminatory attack on a hapless homeowner. Now we have a George Will column that will get...
  • The American (after tax) generosity machine

    10/08/2010 12:59:55 PM PDT · by DallasDeb · 2 replies
    You Tell Me, KTBB AM600, 92.1 FM, Tyler Texas ^ | October 8, 2010 | Paul Gleiser
    Earlier this week on Tuesday morning, the top folks at Trinity Mother Frances Health System in Tyler hosted a breakfast for the purpose of making a big announcement. Mr. & Mrs. Louis Owen have made a cash gift to Trinity Mother Frances of $18 million for the purpose of building a seven-story, free-standing heart hospital that will be named in their honor. As I sat there listening to the presentation and looking at the artist’s renderings of the facility, slated for completion in 2012, I couldn’t help thinking that people like Louis and Peaches Owen are among the very people...