WBEZ | Chase hacked http://www.wbez.org/tags/chase-hacked Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en A 'hero,' finally heard http://www.wbez.org/blogs/charlie-meyerson/2013-03/hero-finally-heard-106062 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/AP774117528474.jpg" alt="" /><p><p><span style="font-family:georgia,serif;"><object align="right" height="220" width="220"><param name="allowFullScreen" value="false" /><param name="loop" value="false" /><param name="play" value="false" /><param name="quality" value="high" /><param name="allowScriptAccess" value="always" /><param name="movie" value="https://player.soundcloud.com/player.swf?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F82949578&amp;auto_play=false&amp;player_type=artwork&amp;color=AA0000" /><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always" /><embed allowfullscreen="false" allowscriptaccess="always" height="220" loop="false" play="false" quality="high" src="https://player.soundcloud.com/player.swf?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F82949578&amp;auto_play=false&amp;player_type=artwork&amp;color=AA0000" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="220"></embed></object><b>A &#39;HERO,&#39; FINALLY HEARD.&nbsp;</b>Previously unreleased audio of Pfc. Bradley Manning&#39;s speech to a military court gives the public a chance, for the first time, to hear <a href="http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/la-na-nn-bradley-manning-speaks-20130312,0,2236312.story" target="_blank">the voice of the man who shared hundreds of thousands of government documents with WikiLeaks</a>.<br />* Pentagon Papers leaker Daniel Ellsberg calls Manning a hero: &quot;<a href="http://boingboing.net/2013/03/12/a-salute-to-bradley-manning-w.html" target="_blank">I can think of no one more deserving ... of the peace prize</a>.&quot;<br />* Man who surreptitiously filmed Mitt Romney&#39;s &quot;47 percent&quot; comments on video: &quot;<a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/03/12/how-bill-clinton-47-percent-filmmaker_n_2864711.html" target="_blank">I felt like I had a duty to expose it</a>.&quot;</span></p><p><span style="font-family:georgia,serif;"><strong>HACKED OFF.</strong><br />* Minutes after the chief of the NSA warned the U.S. Senate about banks&#39; cyber-insecurity, <a href="http://www.theatlanticwire.com/politics/2013/03/hackers-attack-bank-minutes-after-nsa-chief-warns-senate-about-hackers-attacking-banks/63031/" target="_blank">Chase&#39;s website suffered a denial-of-service attack</a>.<br />* Without confirming reports Michelle Obama&#39;s credit records had been accessed illegally,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.politico.com/politico44/2013/03/obama-on-hacking-of-personal-data-it-is-a-big-problem-159148.html" target="_blank">President Obama declares the compromise of personal data &quot;a big problem.&quot;</a></span></p><p><span style="font-family:georgia,serif;"><strong>OBAMA&#39;S &#39;MOST IMPORTANT MAN IN CHICAGO&#39;?</strong>&nbsp;<em>Chicago</em> magazine&#39;s Carol Felsenthal says it&#39;ll be&nbsp;<a href="http://www.chicagomag.com/Chicago-Magazine/Felsenthal-Files/March-2013/Jon-Carson-Obamas-Man-in-Chicago/" target="_blank">a guy named Jon Carson</a>.<br />* Obama rejects <a href="http://www.politico.com/story/2013/03/white-house-dumps-donald-trump-tour-offer-88798.html" target="_blank">Donald Trump&#39;s offer to pay for restoration of White House tours</a>.<br />* Head writer for political drama &quot;House of Cards&quot; reveals&nbsp;<a href="http://www.salon.com/2013/03/12/why_is_francis_underwood_a_democrat/" target="_blank">why anti-hero Francis Underwood is a Democrat</a>. (Spoiler-free, by the way.)</span></p><p><span style="font-family:georgia,serif;">* <strong>&#39;WE ARE NOT GOING TO GIVE UP ON DESTROYING THE HEALTHCARE SYSTEM.&#39;</strong> Former VP candidate Paul Ryan suffers <a href="http://thehill.com/video/house/287643-ryan-makes-tongue-slip-during-budget-announcement" target="_blank">an unfortunate slip of the tongue</a>.<br />* Charles Pierce in <em>Esquire: </em><a href="http://www.esquire.com/blogs/politics/paul-ryan-newest-budget-031213?spr_id=1456_7282724" target="_blank">What Ryan doesn&#39;t get about America</a>.</span></p><p><span style="font-family:georgia,serif;"><strong>INSIDE THE FIGHT FOR A BABY&#39;S LIFE.</strong>&nbsp;A doctor tells the&nbsp;<em>Tribune</em>&nbsp;how his team worked, unsuccessfully, to save&nbsp;<a href="http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/chi-chicago-baby-shot-surgery-20130312,0,5466062.story" target="_blank">a 6-month-old girl shot Monday in Chicago</a>.<br />* Whet Moser: Is Chicago&#39;s crime problem people &quot;<a href="http://www.chicagomag.com/Chicago-Magazine/The-312/March-2013/Can-Cracking-Down-on-Public-Urination-and-Standard-Time-Fight-Crime/">peeing in the streets</a>&quot;?</span></p><hr /><p style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-family:georgia,serif;"><span style="color: rgb(153, 0, 0);"><span><span style="font-size: 20px;"><em style="font-family: georgia, serif;">Follow us on Twitter:&nbsp;</em></span></span></span><span style="font-size: 20px;"><em style="font-family: georgia, serif;"><a href="https://twitter.com/wbez" target="_blank"><span style="color: rgb(153, 0, 0);"><span>@WBEZ</span></span></a><span style="color: rgb(153, 0, 0);"><span>&nbsp;and&nbsp;</span></span><a href="https://twitter.com/meyerson" target="_blank"><span style="color: rgb(153, 0, 0);"><span>@Meyerson</span></span></a></em></span><span style="color: rgb(153, 0, 0);"><span><span style="font-size: 20px;"><em style="font-family: georgia, serif;">.</em></span></span></span></span></p><hr /><p><span style="font-family:georgia,serif;"><strong>JOHN BELUSHI. DRONE STRIKES. THE SEQUESTER.</strong>&nbsp;What ties them together? It&#39;s Watergate sleuth Bob Woodward, like Belushi a native of Wheaton, Ill.&nbsp;Author Tanner Colby says re-reporting Woodward&#39;s book about Belushi raises <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/arts/culturebox/2013/03/bob_woodward_and_gene_sperling_what_woodward_s_john_belushi_book_can_tell.single.html" target="_blank">troubling questions about Woodward&#39;s more recent work</a>.<br />* Twinkies&#39; new owner wants&nbsp;<a href="http://blogs.wsj.com/deals/2013/03/12/twinkies-new-owner-zach-galifianakis-will-ferrell-could-be-new-pitchmen/" target="_blank">Zach Galifianakis for commercials</a>.<br />* <a href="http://www.suntimes.com/18819110-761/actor-ed-asner-taken-by-ambulance-from-fdr-one-man-show-at-gary-theater.html" target="_blank">Ed Asner taken to hospital</a> by ambulance after cutting short performance in Gary.<br />* <a href="http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2013/03/billy-joel-college-qa-takes-a-surprising-turn/" target="_blank">Billy Joel&#39;s surprise on-stage decision at a college concert</a> goes viral.</span></p><p><span style="font-family:georgia,serif;"><strong>DO YOU SUPPORT MARRIAGE BETWEEN CONSENTING COMPUTERIZED AUTODIALERS DELIVERING RECORDED MESSAGES?&nbsp;</strong>As the Illinois House nears a decisive vote on whether to legalize gay marriage in Illinois, opponents are opening the spigots on a flood of robo-calls -- including one to Quad Cities residents, targeting Rep. Mike Smiddy: &quot;<a href="http://www.dnainfo.com/chicago/20130312/chicago/chicagos-family-pac-behind-robocalls-against-illinois-gay-marriage" target="_blank">Who is Mike Smiddy representing? You or Chicago homosexuals?</a>&quot;</span></p><p><span style="font-family:georgia,serif;"><strong>EMILY POSTMODERN.</strong><br />* <em>Gawker: </em>&quot;<a href="http://gawker.com/5989952/modern-mobile-etiquette-dont-leave-me-a-voicemail-unless-youre-dying" target="_blank">Don&#39;t leave me a voicemail unless you&#39;re dying</a>.&quot;<br />* <em>The Atlantic: </em>&quot;Here&#39;s the nice thing about all these mean people writing something to force people to stop writing the way they do: <a href="http://www.theatlanticwire.com/technology/2013/03/email-etiquette/63019/" target="_blank">It will never work</a>.&quot;</span></p><hr /><p><span style="font-family:georgia,serif;"><em><strong>ANNOUNCEMENTS.</strong></em><br /><em>* Suggestions for this blog?&nbsp;<a href="mailto:cmeyerson@wbez.org?subject=Things%20and%20stuff">Email anytime</a>.<br />* Get this blog by email, free. <a href="http://feedburner.google.com/fb/a/mailverify?uri=feedburner/AELk&amp;amp;loc=en_US" target="_blank">Sign up here</a>.</em><br /><em>* Looking for the most recent WBEZ Meyerson News Quiz? <a href="http://www.wbez.org/tags/news-quiz" target="_blank">Here you go</a>.</em></span></p></p> Wed, 13 Mar 2013 05:00:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/blogs/charlie-meyerson/2013-03/hero-finally-heard-106062