An independent review into the practices of the U.S. Secret Service following several high-profile security breaches this year faults the agency for failing to maintain high training and accountability standards. 647 more words
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It’s that time of year when President Obama graces my street with his presence. I have attached the photo of the rental where he stays, but as it gets closer to Christmas those two giant lion-like planters will have poinsettia in them. 146 more words
The Gold and Silver Mine
A weekly column dedicated to “digging out” current information about precious metals, coins and other numismatics.
A recent story in “The Numismatist”, a monthly publication put out by the American Numismatic Association, reminded me of the story about what is probably the most bizarre example of coin counterfeiting. 626 more words
A former Romney campaign staffer is reporting that a tipsy US Secret Service agent leaked details of President Barack Obama’s campaign schedule to the Romney campaign days in advance, a breach of security protocol. 506 more words
It was about this time some years ago, and an opportunity arose for me to meet with one of our former presidents.
Through a former job of mine, I worked directly with the secret service giving way to meeting a world of interesting people. 156 more words