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I may be poorer, but hopefully we'll be richer for it.
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Found this via a post on /. regarding an Apple patent.
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The Washington Post's Feb. 19 article about the recent spate of unrest in Venezuela took a breathlessly laudatory stance towards the opposition against President Nicolás Maduro. The opening paragraphs offer a good indication of its tenor.
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A spot-on point (in spite of the grammar).
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Over the last 40 years, the U.S. government has relied on extreme fear-mongering to demonize transparency. In sum, every time an unwanted whistleblower steps forward, we are treated to the same messaging: You’re all going to die because of these leakers and the journalists who publish their disclosures! Lest you think that’s hyperbole, consider this Read more
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"Because the FDA is closed."

So is noaa.gov, by the way.
E-coli outbreaks crop up every now and then. Some are more widespread then others, but if they're related to food and especially if that food may have crossed state lines, the FDA starts tracing to find the source. If foodborne bacteria cause an outbreak in the U.S. today, though, the FDA won't do anything. Because the FDA is closed.
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  • Jaffurs Wine Cellars
    Spare set of hands, 2013 - present
  • LeadPoint
    UI Engineer, 2007 - present
  • Microsoft/AdECN
    UI Engineer, 2006 - 2007
  • Cisco Systems, Inc.
    Web Application Engineer, 2005 - 2006
  • ServiceObjects, Inc.
    Web Application Engineer, 2003 - 2005
  • SupplySolution, Inc.
    Software Engineer, 2000 - 2003
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