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TweetForger: Your Lawsuit-Attracting Impersonation Site of the Day

TweetForger does exactly what it sounds like. Enter your mark's handle and some lulz-worthy copy, and blammo: You're all set up with a fake tweet. Not that anyone with a basic grasp of Photoshop couldn't already do this, but it's a good time-waster to kick off the week. (Apologies to both Sarah Palin and polar bears.)...

Has Sarah Palin's Secret Facebook Page Been Uncovered?

Wonkette believes that it may have uncovered the private Facebook page of Sarah Palin. While reading through a leaked copy of a memoir by a Palin staffer, the D.C. gossip blog noticed that a personal e-mail address of the former Alaskan governor had accidentally been left unredacted. They punched the address into Facebook and voilà: an account for one Lou Sarah ("Lou" maybe being short f...

Palin-Signed Xbox Will Sell for $1.1M on eBay, Confused Canadian Hopes

We Americans are labeled with several stereotypes. Such confused foreigners interchangeably think that we are are all extravagantly wealthy, Tea Party supporters, or incredibly dumb. But rarely does a citizen of the world believe as fully in all of those things as does David Morrill, who hopes to sell a Sarah Palin-autographed Xbox 360 for $1.1 million on eBay. Sure, he hasn't found a buyer in tw...

Palin's E-Mails to Be Made Public in May (Maybe)

Everybody's favorite reality TV star ex-governor will finally have her official e-mails released this spring. Major members of the press, including the Associated Press, have been clamoring for Sarah Palin's documents for over two years, but the Alaskan governor's office has repeatedly stated the need for extensions. May 31st however (pending another extension, of course), we will finally be privy...

Willow Palin Gives Facebook Friends a Lesson in Homophobia, Intolerance

Sarah Palin recently described her family's new TLC reality show as "uplifting entertainment" and "a positive family-oriented outdoor adventure." Well, the Palin fans who want to experience her family's wholesome, good ol' family values should probably stick to watching the show -- and stay very, very far away from her daughter Willow's Facebook page. According to TMZ, the 16-year-old Palin un...

Palin E-Mail Hacker Sentenced to One Year

University of Tennessee student David Kernell has been sentenced for computer intrusion and obstruction of justice in relation to the hacking of Sarah Palin's personal e-mail in 2008. Kernell will be spending the next year in custody (most likely in a halfway house), and face three years probation. He was found not guilty of the most serious charges, which carried up to a 20-year sentence....

Does 'NBA Jam' Have a Liberal Bias? FOX News Thinks It Might

We, like most good Americans, rely on FOX News to let us know which media outlets to trust (i.e., FOX News), and which agenda-driven sources we should disregard as pawns of the vast left-wing conspiracy (i.e., everything else). Yet, as much as we've enjoyed existing within Rupert Murdoch's vacuum of objectivity, we couldn't help but raise a few eyebrows when our guiding light of journalistic inte...

Bernie Kerik Tweets Against Ground Zero Mosque from Prison

Joining the ranks of Sarah Palin, Newt Gingrich and New York gubernatorial candidates Rick Lazio and (the unlikely) Carl Paladino, former NYC Police Commissioner Bernie Kerik has also come out in opposition of the so-called Ground Zero Mosque. That's great news for the anti-mosque organizers, but we must remind ourselves that Kerik is also a convicted felon currently serving time in Cumberland, ...

Facebook Accidentally Deletes Palin's Anti-Mosque Post, Promptly Apologizes

Share A few days ago, Republican prizefighter Sarah Palin posted a Facebook note titled 'An Intolerable Mistake on Hallowed Ground.' In the statement, Palin railed against a proposal to build a new mosque near the site of the World Trade Center in Manhattan, comparing the proposed construction to a "stab in the heart" for many Americans. [Ed. Note: As New Yorkers who pass this daily, we'd like t...

As Dems Seek 'Macaca' Vids and Whitman FAILs, We Want Politicians Off Our Memes

Since President Obama's campaign for the Oval Office began back in 2007, we've known that politicians have been made aware of this whole Internet thing, and have found that it can be a useful tool for spreading their truths, half-truths and lies. We've written recently about Obama's new iPhone app, and even how the septuagenarian Senator Ike Skelton has taken to the "Twitters" (Obama's coinage) in...

iPad Moves a Million Units in a Month, Hacker of Palin's E-Mail Found Guilty

Highlights from this morning's other big tech headlines.... Apple moved 300,000 iPads during the gadget's first Saturday on the market, and sales have certainly remained steady since. This past Friday, a mere 28 days after the device's release, Apple claims a consumer officially nabbed the millionth iPad. By comparison, the iPhone didn't reach that milestone until its 74th day of existence...

Facebook Facing Lawsuit Over Privacy Issues, Backflip Gets Official on AT&T

Highlights from this morning's other big tech headlines.... While Facebook's membership continues to expand, the site's success has been somewhat marred, at least in the media, by a never-ending brouhaha over privacy issues. The site is now facing a California class-action lawsuit, in which five Facebook members are claiming that the site erroneously announced that its updated privacy setti...

Sarah Palin: Not a 'Maverick' When It Comes to E-Politicking

Matthew Continetti, associate editor of the conservative political rag the Weekly Standard, has an interesting editorial on CNN.com, in which he argues that Sarah Palin is "a pioneer in the political use of new social media." He claims that Palin is leading a quiet revolution based on Facebook and that she hasn't received any credit for it. Party affiliation aside, there are gaping holes in ...

Sarah Palin-Signed Xbox 360 Hits eBay for $1.1M

You love Xbox. You adore Sarah Palin. You've always wondered how to bring them into euphoric harmony. And now, for a little more than $1 million, your life can finally be complete. According to the Huffington Post, an Xbox 360 purportedly autographed by the former Republican Vice Presidential candidate and ex-governor of Alaska was recently re-posted for auction on eBay, at a starting price of $...

Sarah Palin Impersonated on Twitter, Site Institutes 'Verified' Status

Sarah Palin may be receiving a surge of new friends on Facebook, but she's not getting quite the same warm welcome over on Twitter, where dozens of fake Sarah Palins tweet away. "Unfortunately fake 'Gov Sarah Palin' twitter sites r doing their thing today, So sorry if u recv false info @ fake site," Palin tweeted in response to the plethora of Palin impersonators. According to Bloomberg, account...