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We’ve certainly learned a lot of lessons from Katrina, from Rita. Rita was better than...

We’ve certainly learned a lot of lessons from Katrina, from Rita. Rita was better than Katrina. We’re doing a better job planning. We’re closer – more closely aligned with the Department of Defense. 15 more words

Michael Chertoff

And one of the things we did here was we put the maximum amount...

And one of the things we did here was we put the maximum amount of money up front in those cities that were at the greater risk, but that doesn’t mean that we keep rebuilding the same security over and over again. 6 more words

Michael Chertoff

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In the past when we have been watching 9/11 docs, my partner would always say to me that Michael Chertoff looks like Death. Not just pale, but Death, the final tick or that last grain. 21 more words

Politics

How Christopher Hitchens Became an American Citizen (Or, a Case Study in the Need for Immigration Reform)

“The American bureaucracy very swiftly overcompensates for any bright-eyed immigrant delusions. Nihil humanum a me alienum puto, said the Roman poet Terence: ‘Nothing human is alien to me.’ The slogan of the old Immigration and Naturalization Service could have been the reverse: To us, no aliens are human. 805 more words

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Even former heads of NSA, DHS think crypto backdoors are stupid

Michael Chertoff is an opinion worth heeding, so I would highly recommend reading through his comments on the dangers of mandatory crypto backdoors.

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2015/07/even-former-heads-of-nsa-dhs-think-crypto-backdoors-are-stupid/

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The Iraq War: National Security for Israel?

Thanks to Robert Wenzel

Dahlia Wasfi

The people she references in this clip are telling.  Are they the architects of the Iraq War?  That’s no secret. 450 more words

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