Obama Doesn’t Want to Punish Whistleblowers?

In a recent speech regarding a $16 billion shot in the arm to the VA, Obama recently had these words to say about whistleblowers: If you blow the whistle, you should be thanked. You should be protected for doing the right thing. You shouldn’t be ignored and you certainly shouldn’t be punished. Great words. I guess. I don’t really know who he’s talking about as such. The Inspector General? It’s his job to make sure that bureaucracies are operating on the up and up. He’s not a whistleblower Read more […]

3.5 Years For Trying To Improve Cyber Security And Making VIPs Look Bad

AT&T had a problem with its iPad service. We in the United States, and perhaps the world, have a problem with our “top” people in industry and government tending to be self-righteous, arrogant, and willing to use persecution to compensate for incompetence. These two problems are related. The Beast reports: “26-year-old Andrew Auernheimer, discovered in 2010 that AT&T’s website was forking over email addresses for iPad users if a simple URL request included AT&T’s internal numbers Read more […]