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Your Weekly Donald: Outsourcing Hacking


Until last week, The Donald was a Republican problem. A guy who stood for everything the political party of Lincoln opposed had won enough delegates to be the GOP’s candidate. But he was nominated, and is now that political party’s candidate for president. That has made him now everyone’s problem. Which makes his call for the Russians to…

Apple, iPhones and the FBI


It’s all about security.1 On the one hand, there’s security from terrorists. Terrorists are real, and the threat is serious. But the threat of being shot by a pistol-packing Second Amendment gun nut is far higher; the threat of being killed by a drunk driver four orders of magnitude greater, and the threat of wrecking the…

Idaho’s Bible Bill: A Thought Experiment


Idaho Senate’s Education Committee has introduced Senate Bill 1321, which would amend Idaho’s education code by adding this new section: 33-1604. USE OF THE BIBLE IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS.The Bible is expressly permitted to be used in Idaho public schools for reference purposes to further the study of literature, comparative religion, English and foreign languages, United States…