The Digital Story of the Nativity

A CIA Contractor’s Christmas

Day One. Partridge in a pear tree:

During the night-shift at the NSA, Booz Allen contractors suddenly have their online Christmas shopping interrupted when Booz Allen proprietary counterterrorist data-mining algorithms note an unusual spike in internet chatter of “persons of interest” using the term “partridge in a pear tree.”  Their NSA Contracting Officer’s Technical Rep is alerted.

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Cops & Firemen

Jack Bauer Interrogates Santa

Christmas video from the Kenosha police department in Wisconsin

O Say Can You See … ?

At the White House Photo Turkey Op …

… people covered up,

because they remembered what happened last time.

There’s a Message Here…

Awkward Science Fair Projects

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Why We Think It’s OK to Cheat and Steal (Sometimes)

Ten Years In 420 Seconds

Schwarzenegger Flips Off Lawmakers in Hidden Message

California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is ticked off.

He’s tired of signing bills that don’t address the pet causes he deems important. So when another unworthy bill crossed his desk recently for signing — addressing funding issues for the Port of San Francisco — the guv vetoed it and sent lawmakers a little note saying why. Only the note said a little more than lawmakers were expecting.

Buried in the text was a hidden message directed at State Assemblyman Tom Ammiano, author of the bill, according to the San Francisco Bay Guardian.

Ammiano had strongly criticized the governor in early October and reportedly told Schwarzenegger at the time to “kiss my gay ass.”

When asked by the Guardian if the message was intentional, Schwarzenegger’s spokesman said only, “what a strange coincidence.” The paper noted that he was “clearly being sarcastic.”

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The Day the Death Star Went Down

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