Monthly Archives: November 2011

Is that a mouse in your pocket? No, just a bug in your phone

The public service department here at HIPRB directs your attention to this story about the man who discovered software on Blackberrys, Nokias and Android-powered smartphones (but not iPhones) that he claims is logging nearly everything you do on your phone, … Continue reading

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Fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice…

The “supercommittee” admitted defeat; it won’t have a blueprint for reducing the nation’s deficit (stories here, here and here).  Is this a bad thing? Some have argued, no: the first direct result of getting no plan from this committee is … Continue reading

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I’ve got some great news, and I’ve got some less than great news

The great news is that the sale of the Houston Astros was approved by the Major League Baseball owners at their quarterly meeting today.  The Dreaded Drayton McLane Era in Houston Astros history is expected to finally be smothered with … Continue reading

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New information on the Penn State mess may exonerate the graduate assistant of cowardice (unless he’s lying)

Take a minute to check out The Morning Call, the Allentown, PA newspaper that’s been breaking news on the Penn State scandal. This morning it reports that the graduate assistant in the Penn State football program who’s taken a ton … Continue reading

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Joe didn’t do anything wrong? Oh yeah, he did

The fact that he is who he is, and that he did what he did, makes it even worse than it already is. For most of us who are not in western Pennsylvania, this came out of the blue last … Continue reading

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