Are you fed up with the FEDS and want to give em a piece of your mind? Then have a few drinks and head on over to www.drunkdialcongress.org and make it happen! Whether you're a Federal worker who's out of work right now, or you've just had ENOUGH.
As of 12:01 a.m. EST on Tuesday, the federal government closed down. Congressional leaders in the House of Representatives and the Senate were unable to reach an agreement on a budget or a temporary fix, known as a continuing resolution, before the start of the new fiscal year on October 1.
Today, the IRS released to the Committee another parody video made with taxpayer dollars. This time, the video is a parody of Donald Trump’s “The Apprentice.” Based on information provided by the IRS, the cost of the video was approximately $10,000 and was made to be shown at an IRS Small Business/Self-Employed Division Conference.
Reports that the Obama administration has been collecting the phone records of millions of Verizon customers in the U.S. could contradict statements made by top officials who previously claimed the government was not holding data on Americans.
Today, the Internet will protest two controversial anti-piracy bills: The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and its Senate companion, the Protect IP Act (PIPA). If you're having trouble with wikipedia, google, reddit, or any other crowd-sourced website, this is due to the current "Internet Blackout" that will continue throughout today...