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+ - Attempted Breach of NSA HQ Checkpoint; One Shot Dead->

Submitted by seven of five
seven of five (578993) writes "One man is dead and another severely injured after a shootout at one of the main gates of the National Security Agency located at Fort Meade, Maryland.

Two men dressed as women attempted to “penetrate” the entry point with their vehicle when a shootout occurred, officials said.
The FBI said they do not believe the incident is related to terrorism."

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Comment: Selling Chicago one chunk at a time... (Score 5, Funny) 93

Over the past 10-15 years we've seen the politicians sell the Chicago Skyway, the parking meters, and the red light/speeding cameras to private interests. The money is gone and the city is still stuck with deficits in the hundreds of millions. Maybe the mayor and councilmen should get those jackets with ad patches like NASCAR.

Comment: No need to invade (Score 1) 576

A civilization advanced enough to get here from another star would have better control of matter than we do. Coming here would be pointless; all we have to offer is just more carbon, oxygen and iron -- who cares? Cheaper to harvest atoms and energy more local to them and organize them beneficially.

A language that doesn't affect the way you think about programming is not worth knowing.