In a “how in the world can this happen” moment, federal employees have been put on alert after it was discovered that a worker at the General Services Administration sent the names and Social Security numbers of the agency's entire staff to a private e-mail address, exposing 12,000 people to the threat of identity theft.
Some metrics drawn from football metaphors might help to convey more clearly the magnitude of Judge Bolton’s ruling. If a lawsuit was scored like a football game, the score might be of this magnitude: United States 48, Arizona 6. If a lawsuit was scored like a football game, the score might be of this magnitude: United States 48, Arizona 6.
The Justice Department, as expected, has decided to file a lawsuit seeking to shut down Arizona's SB 1070, a move that is likely to launch immigration even further into this year's election debate as conservatives rally around anti-immigrant sentiment in scrounging for votes.
Funny how declarations made in the heat of campaign season can be later forgotten by our nation's elected officials. President Obama continued to do the reversal cha-cha late into the week with his decision to take up the very military tribunals he had sharply criticized before taking office.