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Republican Mules Chase the Compromise Carrot

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“I am patient with stupidity but not with those who are proud of it.” – Edith Sitwell How many times can one dangle a carrot in front of a mule before the mule figures out that it will never get

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More Fear-Mongering Alarmism from the Useless DHS

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The head of the Department of Homeland Security, Jeh Johnson, went about on Sunday Talk Shows talking about the dire consequences of de-funding the DHS. Apparently, if we defund the DHS, we might as well stop going to the mall:

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NSA Caught Embedding Spyware in Hard Drives

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A Russian research group, Kaspersky Lab, has uncovered a very tricky bit of NSA spyware that can embed in virtually any hard drive, no matter the manufacturer, to collect information, or even control computers remotely: According to Kaspersky, the spies

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Obama's National Security Strategy: Fight Global Warming and Promote "Gay Rights"

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According to National Security Advisor Susan Rice, part of Obama’s national security strategy is to fight global warming and ensure “equality” for homosexuals. I’m not sure how this is going to help with our national security, but then again, I’m

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Man Detained by TSA for 20 Hours for Having PowerBars and Watch in his Luggage

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58-year-old Roger Vanderklok was on mission to complete 60 half-marathons by the time he was 60. He was only at 38 when he was at the airport on his way to Miami to run another one. But he was detained

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TSA Boasts: Over 650 Million False Positives in 2014

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When the TSA boasts, there is no reason to trust what they say. I know we’re supposed to be impressed with these large numbers. But I have to admit they don’t affect me at all, except to induce a sigh

Posted in Bureaucracy, National Security

Central Command Social Media Accounts Hacked by ISIS

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In what is being called an act of “cyber-vandalism,” US Central Command had their Twitter and YouTube accounts hacked by apparent ISIS sympathizers, the CyberCaliphate: Hackers claiming allegiance to the Islamic State took control of the social media accounts of

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Should We Declassify the Redacted 9/11 Report Pages?

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Recently, House Resolution 14 has been forwarded to declassify about 28 redacted pages of the Senate Intelligence Committee’s 9/11 Report: Rep. Walter Jones (R-NC), Rep. Stephen Lynch (D-MA) and former Sen. Bob Graham (D-FL) met on January 7 with families

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The Interview, The Hack, The Commies, and The “Cave”

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It’s kind of a strange day when a comedy vehicle piloted by the stars of stoner movie Pineapple Express is at the center of an international cyber-terror debacle highlighting the strange intersection of government coercion, freedom and national security, the

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White House Needs a Taller Fence, but the Border Doesn't!

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Border security makes sense. Sometimes, there is no need for satire, because reality satirizes itself. What have we learned in the time since a crazy man jumped the White House fence, made it into the building, and caused an unmitigated

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TSA Confiscate Belt Buckle…for National Security, of Course

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The TSA confiscated a traveler’s belt buckle, because it was shaped like a gun. Their argument was that if this traveler pointed the belt buckle at a cop, the cop might mistake it for a real gun and have to

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Meet Generation Z … and Weep for the Future

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The reproduction rate for Millennials is pretty low. We’re not even replacing ourselves in the United States. But that’s not the worst news for the future. The worst news is that the children we are having are … well, they’re

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