Nothing in today’s Senate Intelligence Committee’s hearing nor the House Intelligence Committee hearing changed the fact the U.S. election system was penetrated last year. We should be very concerned.
Author Archive for: Rayne
Blogger since 2002, political activist since 2003, geek since birth. Opinions informed by mixed-race, multi-ethnic, cis-female condition, further shaped by kind friends of all persuasions. Sci-tech frenemy, wannabe artist, decent cook, determined author, successful troublemaker. Mother of invention and two excessively smart-assed young adult kids. Attended School of Hard Knocks; Rather Unfortunate Smallish Private Business School in Midwest; Affordable Mid-State Community College w/evening classes. Self-employed at Tiny Consulting Business; previously at Large-ish Chemical Company with HQ in Midwest in multiple marginalizing corporate drone roles, and at Rather Big IT Service Provider as a project manager, preceded by a motley assortment of gigs before the gig economy was a thing. Blogging experience includes a personal blog at the original blogs.salon.com, managing editor for a state-based news site, and a stint at Firedoglake before landing here at emptywheel as technology’s less-virginal-but-still-accursed Cassandra.
Entries by Rayne
Yet another Two Trump-Russia-related story stories dropped after regular business hours, delaying cocktails. Blame Jared Kushner.
I just want to march some overgrown children toward the time-out chair. (An open thread while we wait for MT election results.)
Event timing often triggers my suspicions and the unfolding of the WannaCry ransomware attack did just that. WannaCry didn’t roll out in a vacuum, either.
Pick a subject and it’s probably on fire if it’s not smoldering. James Comey’s job may now be a dumpster fire, but this post looks at a different story with a much slower burn.
One of the most immoral and unethical episodes of American government unfolds today as the GOP-led House votes blindly on the American Health Care Act — which isn’t healthy or caring whatsoever.
Software company Oracle issued its biggest patch ever; Shadow Brokers spawned a flashback; lots to read on 4/20. And Chaffetz! What the heck?!
It’s D-Day — federal income tax filings are due; retired CEO Steve Ballmer’s hobby pays off big for Americans; and Microsoft bollocked security fix announcements.
Internet biggies step up for net neutrality, lots of longreads to start the week, and less than 36 hours to income tax filing deadline.
Open thread featuring countdown to income tax filing deadline continues; MOAB (Monster of All Bullshit) dropped; not-so-cunning Carter Page.