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I'm already sick of "out of an abundance of caution"

Maybe I shouldn’t say I’m sick of something, because that’s a lot of people’s panic button right now.

Here, look:

A number of parents have expressed concern about the possible exposure of one of our staff to the Ebola virus due to this staff member’s recent travels to Dallas, Texas. 

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Blog

Sharyl Attkisson: Did Grannie's Aides 'Lerner' the Benghazi Documents?

Update” Grannie’s Eraser (Cheryl Mills) Continues Her Sacred Work.

Gilliam says that supervising attorneys at the Commerce Department told her, “We’re waiting on Cheryl Mills.”

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Good Grief

S.G. Erickson: Why the Police Need M1A1s, Bradleys, 120mm Mortars

The demands of a weary public compelled state and local law enforcement to challenge more conventional thoughts on policing. A more targeted, tenacious approach to policing crime hot spots began to take root, and these tactics, because of their inherent danger, often necessitated the use of more specialized police personnel to carry them out.

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Law

HMS Ocean receives all-in-one computer system becomes single point of failure

“Installing the Shared Infrastructure equipment on board HMS Ocean introduces a more efficient way of housing the ship’s systems,” says Jennifer Osbaldestin, Combat Systems Director at BAE Systems Naval Ships.

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Security Theater

Snowden: “Get Rid Of Dropbox,” Avoid Facebook, Google

According to Edward Snowden, people who care about their privacy should stay away from popular consumer Internet services like Dropbox, Facebook, and Google.

Snowden conducted a remote interview today as part of the New Yorker Festival, where he was asked a couple of variants on the question of what we can do to protect our privacy.

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Politics