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How the White House Abandoned American Hostages

I was an advisor to the families of U.S. hostages held by the Islamic State. And the Obama administration failed them, repeatedly

Barak Barfi writes: In the last 10 months, the Islamic State has brutally executed four American hostages. 663 more words

Barack Obama

Military Clearance OPM Data Breach 'Absolute Calamity'

The SF-86, a 127-page document, asks government employees to disclose information about family members, friends and past employment as well as details on alcohol and drug use, mental illness, credit ratings, bankruptcies, arrest records and court actions… 522 more words
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Animal Testing and Tesla

Is there a parallel here?

One of my pet peeves about cosmetics companies that advertise their products with “No Animal Testing” labels is the highly misleading implication that it is possible to sell cosmetics without animal testing having been done. 270 more words

Science

You've Got Mail: OPM Sends Data Breach Notifications to Millions of Employees

WASHINGTON — Millions of federal workers are starting to receive notices from the U.S. Office of Personnel Management that their identity may be compromised following the recent data breach. 30 more words

U.S. News

The Tax-Cut Payoff in Carolina

Incentives matter. From Stephen Moore in the WSJ (posted after I saw the same article linked to via Maggie’s Farm and remembered that I liked it): 262 more words

Charity

Ellen Nakashima: With a Series of Major Hacks, China Builds a Database on Americans

China hacked into the federal government’s network, compromising four million current and former employees

Ellen Nakashima reports: China is building massive databases of Americans’ personal information by hacking government agencies and U.S. 627 more words

United States

Why I Support Rand Paul And The End Of Government Phone Record Collections

Usually, I do not agree with the views from Senator Rand Paul. I mean, cutting all welfare and transferring the programs to the states will mean states like Alabama will mishandle the funds and the poor will suffer. 681 more words

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