I'm no computer expert, that's more than clear. But if I ran an important government agency that had a lot of sensitive information to deal with, I'd insist that computers in that department maintained the very highest levels of security. Why do I have the feeling that part of the reason we're reading about this, again, has to do with some crony no-bid contract and a couple of higher-ups who don't know how to use email?
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Remember this one?
Lieberman said he believes hospitals that refuse to give contraceptives to rape victims for "principled reasons" shouldnâ€™t be forced to do so.
"In Connecticut, it shouldnâ€™t take more than a short ride to get to another hospital," he said.
Whew! Been a bunch of busy bees here today, readers and writers and researchers and translators and good folk all around. Give yer good selves a wild cheer, round of applause, and all other well deserved kudos. Read below the fold...
Well, I guess you're not surprised:
Lobbying-money record broken again
By Jim Snyder
Spending on lobbying totaled more than $1.2 billion for the last six months of 2005, another record, according to a tally on the website politicalmoneyline.com.
For the year, spending topped $2.36 billion, according to the site. For the first time, during the last half of the year, spending to lobby Congress and the executive branch averaged $200 million a month.Read below the fold...