US Airways Denied New Mexico Liquor License

US Airways Denied New Mexico Liquor License

Sorry alcoholics, US Airways is now banned from serving alcohol on all flights to and from New Mexico. The state Regulation and Licensing Department had already denied the airline a temporary liquor license in June after US Airways served alcohol to a passenger who later crashed his car, killing a family of five. The Licensing Department yesterday rejected the airline’s permanent application, claiming that it:

…cannot reasonably find that approval of application will protect the public health and safety or that it is in the public interest.

Honda Dealer Sends Out Scratch-Off Tickets Where Everyone Is a Winner

Honda Dealer Sends Out Scratch-Off Tickets Where Everyone Is a Winner

Here’s a typo you don’t see every day. A Honda dealer contracted the services of a direct mail marketing and promotions agency. The agency was supposed to send out 50,000 scratch-off tickets, one of which was the grand prize winner—entitling the customer to a cash prize of $1,000.

Marriott's ISP Blames Scam Site Redirect On World's First Bisexual Rootkit

Marriott's ISP Blames Scam Site Redirect On World's First Bisexual Rootkit

There’s been a comment war boiling as Marriott, Will, and the hotel’s internet access company (GTS) duke it out to discern the vulnerability redirecting Marirott internet using guests to a casino scam site.

Marriott Server Compromised, Rerouting Guest's Internet To Casino Scam Site?

When Will changed around the server settings to use a public DNS server instead of Marriott’s, the problem disappeared, leading Will to think someone had “poisoned” Marriott’s DNS servers to drive traffic to their casino scam page(s). He then reported this to Marriott’s techs. We’ve spoken ourselves with Marriott’s server people and they confirm that the secondary DNS is wacked but they need to investigate further.

New Mexico Paper Gives Front Page Coverage To Walmart's Nazi Shirts

New Mexico Paper Gives Front Page Coverage To Walmart's Nazi Shirts

The Hobbs News-Sun ran a front page story this week about how t-shirts bearing Nazi insignia could be found on local Walmart shelves, nearly three months after the store promised to pull them.

Payday Lenders Target Poor New Mexicans

NPR’s got a nice little story on payday loans in New Mexico.

WalMart. Always Low Compassion, Always.

Running low on gas and stuck with nothing but a gift card WalMart won’t let you use? Far from home? Screwed? In your desperation, don’t try to sell the card at a loss to another customer. Wal-Mart will call the cops on your soliciting ass. Then they’ll throw you out of their parking lot and call you a “vagrant.”