I don't use the voting options very often because they are unbalanced. With the choices of "insightful," "funny," and "report" you have two positive choices, and one really negative choice. My suggestion is to add "disagree" and to remove "report" and replace it with "inappropriate." This would provide readers with a more balanced list of options, while providing you with statistics to facilitate the removal of abusive commenters.
Number 2: Could a larger question be how can an army private access so much secret information?
This one I can answer. Security clearances have nothing to do with rank. I was in the military and handling classified information at age 17 (over 30 years ago). I was a telecommunications specialist. We were the ones who had to keyboard the information so it could be transferred, and the ones who sent and received the information. Officers couldn't type!
Good article and good comments. But what I keep asking, and nobody can answer, is why DHS was involved in the first place when it seems pretty obvious to me that it should have fallen under the FBI's jurisdiction?
Anybody know where I can find an org chart that would explain who reports to whom? Which acronyms outrank the others?
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