But last-minute efforts by intelligence community loyalists to weaken key language in the USA Freedom Act led to a larger-than-expected rebellion by members of Congress, with the measure passing by 303 votes to 121.
The bill's authors concede it was watered down significantly in recent days but insist it will still outlaw the practice of bulk collection of US telephone metadata by the NSA first revealed by Snowden.
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In the first paragraph, it states the drug "increases exercise endurance in animal models". It goes on to say "activation of Rev-erbÎ± with SR9009 led to increased metabolic activity in skeletal muscle in both culture and in mice. The treated mice had a 50 percent increase in running capacity, measured by both time and distance."
I doubt the implication is that you can sit around on your ass popping these pills and expect to get buff...
I discovered a couple days ago that NMCI blocked access to the Guardian's online site, period.
It's really as simple as this: yes, the information is out there and you can get it at home (though we were directed not to look for it), but the bottom line is, if classified info ends up on unclass machines, somebody needs to "clean" the machine.
It's easier to just block the website and save themselves the trouble of having to clean up any incidental/accidental "spillage", regardless of how widespread or easily available the content actually is.
Love the Banks reference.
For what it's worth, I am a federal government employee, and I agree with you. Just because we're employees of the government doesn't mean we have to agree with everything the government does, or make us complicit in it's actions on principle.
Plus, it's a p.i.t.a. getting all those ribbons nice and neat on a dress uniform...