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Tag: security

Any half-decent hacker could break into Mar-a-Lago

We tested internet security at four Trump properties. It’s not good.

Dispossessed in the Name of ‘Security’

“The military is looking to expand its role by emphasizing what it portrays as ‘security’ threats arising from ecological disasters.”

White House Fence Jumper Sentenced to Prison for Armed Intrusion

Omar Gonzalez, who exposed major flaws in the Secret Service when he scaled the White House fence, was sentenced to 17 months in prison. Will improved failing leadership and tightened security solve the string of scandals and misconduct?

TSA Director Demoted After Massive Security Failures

After a covert Red Team recently tested security, the TSA's failure rate was at an astonishing 96 percent. The "abominable failure" caused the demotion of Acting Administrator, Melvin Carraway, with many more changes to come.

As the US Consulate in Irbil, Iraq, Is Bombed, Can America...

The U.S. diplomatic presence in the eastern reaches of the Middle East is in question as the security for such embassies and consulates is the host countries' responsibility. But when the state has failed, we must ask: Is U.S. diplomacy even possible in much of the region?

More and War

So many tax dollars have been spent on the further militarization of the country. We no longer have the slightest idea what life might be like if, instead of 17 significant intelligence outfits, we had just two of them, or even one.

Four Secret Service Assistant Directors Demoted Amid Scandals

Although acting Director Joseph Clancy demoted four assistant directors, they are now free to resign or report for new assignments within the Secret Service or its parent agency, DHS. Has the Secret Service suffered from a lack of leadership?

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Republicans should never again recite the Pledge of Allegiance

Republicans are not showing loyalty but, rather, clearly exhibiting disloyalty.

What’s behind Trump’s assault on Europe

Trump is attacking Europe and siding with Russia for political – and not just personal – reasons.

‘It is time for him to go!’ – Michael Avenatti and Alyssa Milano at...

"Wherever you're from, you go home and volunteer in a campaign office... You turn this around for our country, it's up to each one of you – we can do this!"

Progressive Briefing for Thursday, July 19, 2018

"It is time for him to go!" - Michael Avenatti and Alyssa Milano at the White House, Former NY Senate Leader and son convicted of corruption charges in retrial and more.

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