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That Time a Plane Crashed Into the White House’s Front Yard

Washington D.C. is our nation’s most protected airspace, shielded by surface-to-air missiles and fighter jets loaded for interception at all hours of the day. But that wasn’t the case on September 12, 1994, when Frank Eugene Corder smashed a stolen Cessna into the president’s front lawn.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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That Time a Plane Crashed Into the White House’s Front Yard

Washington D.C. is our nation’s most protected airspace, shielded by surface-to-air missiles and fighter jets loaded for interception at all hours of the day. But that wasn’t the case on September 12, 1994, when Frank Eugene Corder smashed a stolen Cessna into the president’s front lawn.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: If You Want To Know Who Trump’s Calling On His Personal Cellphone, Ask Our Enemies

One of the many supremely stressful aspects of the Trump era is the very real danger that President Trump’s style of erratic, racist, bullying, misinformed politics will continue beyond Trump, further eroding institutions and obliterating the functioning of government as we know it. Specifically, …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Everything That’s Wrong with National Security Adviser John Bolton (Besides His Mustache)

by Kate Harveston You can learn a lot about a person from their mustache. President Donald Trump was hesitant about hiring John Bolton for the position of National Security Advisor because of his walrus-like facial hair. Bolton is a questionable character to fill any top role in Trump’s cabinet. …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Why Are We Still Using the Espionage Act?

The Trump administration has taken it’s first step in retaliating against leakers, showing that the President’s tirades on twitter are more than just rhetorical threats. Charges have been brought under the Espionage Act against a 25 year-old NSA contractor for allegedly providing a news outlet with …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Why This Man Is Risking Jail by Refusing to Surrender Passwords at a London Airport

Muhammad Rabbani wasn’t shocked last winter when he was stopped by British authorities at Heathrow airport. It would’ve been more astonishing had he simply walked up to the passport counter, declared his business and been allowed to pass.Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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