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IRS Says It Can Snoop On You; Surprisingly, The Internet Hates Them

The latest news out of Washington is that the IRS thinks that it can go through your emails, texts, and other electronic correspondence without a warrant. Of course, the Internet has not taken this lightly. After the massive response to the proposition of SOPA in 2011, we saw how the voices of people online can change the debate in Congress. Will that work with the IRS though? We don’t know. But we […]

Alabama State Rep Leaves Democratic Party with a Bang

Imagine that you’re a state legislator. You’ve just opened your email… when you see a forwarded email containing this photo: via AL.com: On Jan. 23, [Democratic AL state representative Richard] Laird sent an email to a group of recipients that included House Speaker Mike Hubbard, R-Auburn, state Rep. Duwayne Bridges, R-Valley, and state Rep. Mike Ball, R-Madison. Also copied on the email was Mellie Parrish of Lineville, a member of […]

What Internet Laughter Actually Looks Like

Studies conducted by our friends at The Doghouse Diaries reveal what it actually means when someone replies that they are laughing at your previous text. And, for some of our not so savvy internet users, LOL does not mean “Lots of Love.” Just remember that before sending any heartbreaking news to your families… ReactionLOL (1) It’s a Trappp! (0) Bias (0) Losing (0) Fail (0) Winning (0) Aww (0)

Candidate for Lt. Gov. in Virginia Sends Out Unconventional Email About Ill Mother

Pete Snyder is currently running for Lieutenant Governor in Virginia. He sent an email out that is causing GOP activists to take a second look. This email could be taken as too personal, taking advantage of a horrible situation for political gain, or conveying the purity that comes with a loving mother. The reader should decide. His subject line was simple, “Mom.” This technique is known by new media professionals as […]