Archive for the ‘General Interest’ Category

Equifax Hacked 143 Million Victims

Friday, September 8th, 2017

Equifax, the credit monitoring company, was hacked between May and July of this year. The hackers got names, addresses, social security numbers, birth dates and some driver’s license numbers for approximately 143 million Americans. Check to see if you were one of the victims by visiting: https://www.equifaxsecurity2017.com/potential-impact/ You can also call them ...

Microsoft Free Ebook Progam

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

Microsoft is providing a variety of free reference eBooks. You can download reference guides, instructional guides, tips and tricks and other useful resources. For the most part, the books that are available are for Microsoft software products such as Windows, Microsoft Office, Exchange Server and Windows apps. I could see ...

Where Are The Players In The Colin Kaepernick Scandal?

Monday, August 29th, 2016

As I watched the news tonight, I couldn't believe that, out of the entire 49ers team, not a single player came out and forcefully condemned Kaepernick's disrespectful conduct.  A couple of player offered a lukewarm statement of disapproval but not a single player was willing to go on record and ...

Radford Sheriff’s Office CIT Deputy Sheriff Position

Wednesday, April 13th, 2016

The Radford Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for a Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) deputy position. Candidates must be 21 years of age and a high school graduate or possess a GED certificate. Candidates must have a valid Virginia driver’s license, or obtain a one within thirty days of appointment. Preference will ...

The Results of Helicopter Parenting?

Friday, December 18th, 2015

I have suspected that the increase in the "helicopter" parenting methodology and the decrease in holding children accountable for their actions was going to have an impact on our culture.  If you couple that is the "everyone gets a trophy" crowd so we can protect our children from ever experiencing ...

The Real Michael Brown

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015

This is the real Michael Brown who was shot on August 9, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri. Brown was the 18-year-old black man, was fatally shot by Officer Darren Wilson. Wilson was cleared after two investigations of the shooting revealed that Brown attacked the officer. This is a video that was ...

But I’m A Free Inhabitant!!

Tuesday, August 4th, 2015

This is a classic sovereign citizen event - and ending. The cop deserves a medal and a drink. I love the comment by Michael Quagliano: "According to her way of thinking .....all the officer had to do was claim he was a free inhabitant as well. At that point he does ...

ESA-VA Scholarship Opportunity

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

The Virginia Chapter of the Electronic Security Association is inviting high school seniors that intend to enter college next fall to submit an application for the ESA-VA’s 2013 Youth Scholarship Program. Since 1996, the have participated in this national program, and in that time, they have provided many bright ...

Fix Your Shaky Crime Scene Videos

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

Whether you are processing a crime scene or trying to capture your kid's birthday, it is very difficult to capture smooth handheld videos without using an expensive tripod. We have come a long way since I bought my first camcorder that rivaled a television camera in size and weight. Our ...

SportTracker For Runners In The Danger Zone

Monday, February 6th, 2012

If you are like many folks, one of your New Year's resolutions had something to do with losing weight and/or getting back in shape.  Since we are over a month into 2012, most of you have already abandoned such craziness.  However, for the minority of you that have stuck with ...

Verizon Raises Administrative Fees

Tuesday, January 10th, 2012

I was pleased to learn that Verizon had scraped its idiot idea to assess a convenience fee for paying your bill on their website or on your phone (see Verizon Implements A New “Convenience Fee”). . . THEN I RECEIVED MY LATEST BILL!  It seems that they are determined to ...

Verizon Implements A New “Convenience Fee”

Friday, December 30th, 2011

Verizon Wireless is planning to implement a $2.00 "convenience fee" if you pay your bill on their website. Although it will obviously be more expensive process your payment if you pay by check than it is if you pay electronically, they are betting we will just pay the fee. Send ...

What Is Good For The Goose . . .

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

Now this is classic!! WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange lashed out at a British publisher for releasing drafts of a memoir without his approval Thursday, saying he did not author the book or get the opportunity to check it. Read the Full Article

What Is The Biggest Power Hog In Your Home?

Thursday, September 15th, 2011

Are you are as tired of high electric bills as I am? I have tried turning off lights, caulking windows, insulating pipes and putting a blanket on my hot water tank. None of these measures really seem to have an impact on my bill. This morning I was watching ...