Punditocracy Scorecard: Allan R. Pearlman Quoted re IRS Security Breaches

A reporter for the monthly periodical, Infotech & Telecom News, recently asked me about the IRS’s practices and procedures for protecting taxpayers’ confidential personal information.

He then quoted me in an article titled “IRS Computer Security Procedures Criticized,” which just came out, in the April 2009 issue.

You can see it online by clicking on this link: http://www.heartland.org/policybot/results/24863/IRS_Computer_Security_Procedures_Criticized.html or by using this shorter link: http://tinyurl.com/cvn2fq.

B-Rod (former Ill Gov Rod Blagojevich) Indicted on Federal Corruption Charges

A federal grand jury handed down a nineteen count indictment against ousted former Illinois Governor, Rod Blagojevich. Copied below is the criminal complaint from December 2008, which preceded the indictment.