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O yea

Here is a statement, next year Texas is going to vote for President Obama. And we still love you McCain.

Submitted by (@mdhtx123)

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Citizenship check for college aid

The Department of Homeland Security must check the citizenship papers of college students so that their college (private) can a give them financial aid. This causes monstrous delays (I work in a university aid office). I don't know who makes the request for citizenship records, the government or the college, but could the government leave the citizenship check to the colleges and universities? There never was a DHS before ...more »

Submitted by (@fahimbh)

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Save with Buddy Sync of data verses Backups

Backing up data on tapes is old thinking. Choose a buddy system in a separate location and sync the data nightly or in off hours. This process is faster, more secure and easier to recover from if something happens. Yearly or quarterly tapes backups are still and cost effective, but only data that is not expected back should be put on tape for archive. I have implemented this at Chevron saving thousands in the pilot. 10's ...more »

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Devils' Advocate

Suggestion: The "Mindmap" and the "Five Transparency Themes" discussions include an accompanying failsafe measure. This "Devils' Advocate" program could operate with similar parameters as the F.B.I. "Flagging" system. History shows that if such a system is not in place at the start of a new program then once completed the new program will have exploitable vulnerabilities. While flow charting the "Mindmap" perhaps we ...more »

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