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Texas Gov, Worried About Liberal Cities, Tries Curtailing Their Power (Russ)
Notwithstanding the conservative credo of turning power over to states and localities, right wing doesn’t want to do it when they don’t like the resulting policies.
Trump Immigration Policy Apparently “Working” (Dan)
As detailed in a lengthy NYTimes article, immigration from Central America has decreased 60%.
Remember 1953 US-backed Coup in Iran? (Reader Steve)
The State Department “quietly” published the once-expunged papers detailing involvement in, arguably, the watershed moment that defined US-Middle East relations.
Lets Wash our Hands of Triclosan (Russ)
Consumers take for granted that germ-fighting chemicals are safe for them. Triclosan is one of those chemicals that may provide some help, but also do a lot of hurt.
New to Hacking? Use Developing Countries as Testing Ground (Dan)
New hacking programs and hackers themselves are using developing nations as testing grounds before taking on larger targets.