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I, for one, do not welcome our new tech-bro CEOverlords

The Internet Age – which you are currently soaking in – has given us many wonderful things. There is the website originally envisioned as a social networking hub for college students that has since been taken over by elderly people for the purpose of exchanging pictures of their grandchildren and urban…

IBM names first female chief executive

NEW YORK — IBM on Tuesday named Virginia Rometty, the head of sales, marketing and strategy, to take over as chief executive on January 1, making her the first woman to lead the US computer giant. The 54-year-old, who is also a senior vice president at IBM, succeeds current president…

HP names Meg Whitman as CEO

NEW YORK — Hewlett-Packard said Thursday it had named Meg Whitman, the former eBay chief, as president and chief executive officer, replacing Leo Apotheker at the world’s biggest computer maker. “We are fortunate to have someone of Meg Whitman’s caliber and experience step up to lead HP,” said Ray Lane,…

The top 5 Republican hypocrites on immigration

With the 2012 election on the horizon and Republicans scrambling to prove their conservative credentials, it can’t be long until at least one of them jumps on immigration as the hot, new issue to capture right-wing voters. But for some top Republicans, tackling immigration has a downside: their own hypocrisy.…

Meghan McCain hits Bristol Palin, says Christine O’Donnell ‘is out of her frickin’ mind’

A winning election night is like Christmas in the McCain household, Meghan McCain told NBC’s Jay Leno Wednesday. And the famous Republican daughter has reason to celebrate. McCain’s father won another term in the Senate and Republicans took back the House of Representatives in Tuesday’s midterms. “It was a big…

Election Day unkind to many wealthy candidates

Majority of wealthy candidates funding their campaigns end up making losing bet Dipping into their personal fortunes to finance a political campaign turned out to be a losing investment for several candidates trying to break into political office. Former eBay chief executive Meg Whitman took the biggest gamble, spending $142…

Whitman blames opponent for housekeeper scandal

GOP gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman accused Democratic rival Jerry Brown on Saturday of orchestrating a scandal over her former illegal immigrant housekeeper, a charge that prompted Brown to fire back and say Whitman won’t take responsibility and is not fit to be governor. The issue dominated the candidates’ second debate,…

2003 letter suggests Whitman knew housekeeper was undocumented

LOS ANGELES — Meg Whitman, the former eBay chief running to become governor of California, lashed back Wednesday at a charge she knowingly employed an illegal immigrant as a housekeeper. But a lawyer for the housekeeper countered by publicly releasing a letter to Republican candidate Meg Whitman from US social…

Whitman admits to employing illegal immigrant for 9 years

‘From now on, you don’t know me, and I don’t know you’ Meg Whitman, the Republican candidate for governor of California, looked the other way for years while employing an illegal immigrant as a housekeeper, a prominent California attorney representing the housekeeper alleged Thursday. The claim comes at an inconvenient…

Triumphs In Staging

Somehow, the stage designers at the RNC decided that the best backdrop for Meg Whitman was a staticky blood-red background. Because when I look for an endorsement to sway my vote, I look for who most reminds me of Vigo from Ghostbusters 2. On a mountain of skulls, in the…

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