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‘The Partisans’ give ‘Occupy Los Angeles’ a ‘media makeover’

In a new bit of satire published to YouTube, comedian Andy Cobb takes his show “The Partisans” to one of the first “Occupy Los Angeles” protests and offers to give various activists a “media makeover.” The results are, well … Let’s just say they somehow look familiar. The video below…

Programmer jailed three years over plot to wipe out all of Fannie Mae’s financial data

A computer programmer who almost succeeded in wiping out all of the Federal National Mortgage Association’s financial data at the height of the housing market crash was sentenced to three years in prison earlier this month. Rajendrasinh Babubhai Makwana, 36, worked as a contractor with the home mortgage lender, better…