Now I’m not saying that I’m some kind of Nostradamus or something, since I have a pretty unpredictable track record with predictions. After all, even though I predicted that the Facebook IPO would be a train wreck, I also predicted that Peyton Manning would be signed by the New York Jets (who knew they would sign a third-string quarterback instead!) However, that didn’t stop me from making 13 predictions for this two thousand and thirteenth year after the death of Christ. From Twinkies to Lanc... [Read more]
What is a SOPA? Isn’t that Spanish for soup? And isn’t PIPA Kate Middleton’s hotter-looking younger sister? Well, not exactly Beavis. SOPA actually stands for the Stop Online Piracy Act and PIPA for the PROTECT IP Act, or the longer form “Preventing Real Online Threats to Economic Creativity and Theft of Intellectual Property Act.” That mouthful of a title alone should give you the gist of the legislation that's being foisted upon the country by our dear leaders in Congress.
SOPA is sponso... [Read more]
In a further blurring of truth and fiction, The Onion gave members of Congress heart palpitations on Thursday when they tweeted: “Witnesses reporting screams and gunfire heard inside the Capitol building.” Despite the origin of the information, the Capitol Police and Congressional staffers were not amused. In the story posted on The Onion's website, armed members of Congress “brandishing shotguns and semiautomatic pistols” had taken a group of school children hostage an... [Read more]