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November 13, 2010

Palin E-mail Hacker Sentenced to 366 Days

Even though it's November and the days are getting shorter, colder and darker, there are still those days when you wake up and have to put a smile on your face, such as when things like this happen. (AP article via Yahoo)

"KNOXVILLE, Tenn. A former University of Tennessee student who hacked into Sarah Palin's e-mail during the 2008 presidential campaign was sentenced Friday to a year and a day, with the judge recommending a halfway house instead of prison."

"U.S. District Judge Thomas W. Phillips also said David Kernell, 22, should get mental health treatment, based on defense comments Friday that he has had conditions including depression since he was 11."

Yeah, you stick with that story and you should be fine...

The prosecutors' pre-sentence filings said Kernell, a Democratic legislator's son, had posted online that he found "nothing that would derail her campaign as I had hoped, all I saw was personal stuff, some clerical stuff from when she was governor ... And pictures of her family ... I read everything, every little Blackberry confirmation ... all the pictures, and there was nothing..."

The sun smiles upon this story. And also provides critical solar energy needed to run the blog. Lets Pixy take a break from his treadmill-powered servers once in awhile.

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