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Security clearance process remains ‘cumbersome’

 (Secrecy News, 12/1/08) Despite compulsory legislative reforms and multiple executive orders intended to streamline the granting of security clearances for access to classified information, the process remains “cumbersome,” according to a new House Intelligence Committee report. While backlogs and processing … Continue reading

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Obama Refuses to Answer Birth Certificate Lawsuit

A Pennsylvania lawsuit alleging that Barack Obama is not a “natural-born citizen” of the United States took an unusual twist this week, after a federally mandated deadline requiring Obama’s lawyers to produce a “vault” copy of his birth certificate expired … Continue reading

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Obama on the Campaign Trail; Obama Wants 12 Million Illegals to Get Citizenship

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Obama Caught on Tape Calling for Redistributing Wealth

“One of the tragedies of the Civil Rights movement is that it failed to lead to income redistribution in the United States,” Barack Obama appears to state in an audio excerpt of a Chicago public radio program recorded in 2001. … Continue reading

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Commuter train engineer didn’t apply brakes in fatal crash

The National Transportation Safety Board said a Metrolink train that slammed head-on into a freight train Friday did not apply its brakes, according to preliminary data from the investigation. Investigators use stand-in engines on Tuesday to study what happened in … Continue reading

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Central figure in DC tax scam pleads guilty

A former manager in the District of Columbia tax office admits she cut more than 200 fraudulent property tax refund checks in a scheme that drained more than 48 million dollars from the city’s treasury over almost two decades. The … Continue reading

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Fed bails out AIG in $85B deal

The Federal Reserve Board late Tuesday confirmed it would authorize the Federal Reserve Bank of New York to lend as much as $85 billion to American International Group Inc., which has unraveled in the face of mounting losses related to … Continue reading

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US Air Force eyes big satellite contract this fall

The U.S. Air Force still plans to award Boeing Co. or Lockheed Martin Corp. a contract worth billions of dollars this fall to build a group of advanced military communications satellites, the general in charge of Air Force Space Command … Continue reading

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Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission rules may be a model for other states.

Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) members’ tentative endorsement of several new rules last week and last month may garner the attention of several states as they look to regulate the ongoing energy boom in the American West, the … Continue reading

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City of Colorado Springs offers free emergency training to citizens.

City of Colorado Springs offers free emergency training to citizens. By Pauline Nelson For Immediate Release: September 15, 2008 Contact: Pauline Nelson, 385-5957 City of Colorado Springs offers free emergency training to citizens. The City of Colorado Springs, in cooperation with … Continue reading

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