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U.S. Secret Service

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  • Cultural problems at Secret Service run deep

    Julia Pierson's head has been delivered on the proverbial platter. She resigned as head of the Secret Service Wednesday, voicing the platitudes that generally come with such things, avowing that stepping down is "in the best interests of the agency."...
  • Secret Service SNAFU a wake-up call for the White House

    WASHINGTON -- The latest disclosures of Secret Service breakdowns in the agency's prime mission, the physical protection of the president, are grim reminders of a most disturbing particularly American malady -- the assassination of the nation's...
  • Dangerous people and deadly force

    Dangerous people and deadly force
    When a man jumped over the White House fence, ran across the lawn and entered the residence, the Secret Service failed and failed again. One of the most conspicuous and surprising failures was that though it had armed agents on the ground and snipers on...
  • Nah! to Germany as it flirts with pro-incest law

    Who deserves the Moutza of the Month for September? "Mankind," wrote SuSan H. on Facebook. But SuSan, you simply can't give the Moutza to all the humans on Earth. Yes, there are many candidates. Some think the Olive Garden offers good Italian food. And...
  • Blundering Secret Service needs to step up its game

    Last year, the White House was breached twice. In the movie "Olympus Has Fallen," Gerard Butler faced off against Dylan McDermott and a band of Korean terrorists. In "White House Down," Channing Tatum fought to save President Jamie Foxx from a band of...
  • Customer stuck with counterfeit money from the post office

    Customer stuck with counterfeit money from the post office
    A business inadvertently gives you counterfeit money — are you stuck with it? In most cases, yes. But what if that business happens to be a branch of the federal government? Los Angeles resident David Lipin found himself asking this question the...
  • Note to Secret Service -- lock the White House door

    As anyone who's ever tried knows, the White House is one of the most difficult buildings in the world to get into. Take it from me. I go there almost every day for the daily White House press briefings. You have to go through several layers of security to...
  • CEOs need to brace for G-8, NATO

    CEOs need to brace for G-8, NATO
    The G-8 and NATO summits being held in May in Chicago are expected to draw thousands of protesters, and Christie Hefner had heard that some local CEOs were being told by their senior staff to "get out of town" that week to avoid them. The warnings were...
  • Patt Morrison Asks: Albert Carnesale, Professor Nuclear

    Patt Morrison Asks: Albert Carnesale, Professor Nuclear
    As a matter of fact, he is a nuclear engineer. And through all of the titles Albert Carnesale has taken on in the upper reaches of academia -- professor and provost of Harvard and dean of its Kennedy School, chancellor of UCLA, where he is still a...
  • Neko Case skewers fanboys in new music video

    Neko Case skewers fanboys in new music video
    If you've ever seen Neko Case in concert, you know a sizable portion of her shows are a kind of comedy act, a rolling back-and-forth between Case and Kelly Hogan, her longtime backing singer. You know that Case and Hogan, both of whom worked at one time...
  • John Kass: 'First Laddie Issue' could impede Hillary in 2016

    You probably won't believe this, but I aim to help Hillary Clinton fulfill her destiny and rule the world. But the thing is, she has a problem. You wouldn't know it from reading or watching the news. That's because in most newsrooms across America --...