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Whoops: The U.S. Navy accidentally sent a reporter their strategy memo for dodging his FOIA (Freedom of Information Act) request. Journalists routinely use FOIA to find out information from the government, and government employees just as frequently create dodgy justifications not to grant it because of fear of exposing wrongdoing/need to save face/institutional pressures. (via Twitter / MacFarlaneNews: EPIC FAILURE- U.S. Navy …)

Whoops: The U.S. Navy accidentally sent a reporter their strategy memo for dodging his FOIA (Freedom of Information Act) request. Journalists routinely use FOIA to find out information from the government, and government employees just as frequently create dodgy justifications not to grant it because of fear of exposing wrongdoing/need to save face/institutional pressures. (via Twitter / MacFarlaneNews: EPIC FAILURE- U.S. Navy …)

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As officials scrambled to deal with the aftermath of a Metro North train derailment in the Bronx that killed four people and injured scores more on Sunday morning, Mayor Michael Bloomberg played a round of golf in Bermuda, the Wall Street Journal reported.

“What can I do? I’m not a professional firefighter or police officer. Nothing I can do,” Bloomberg told reporters outside St. Barnabas Hospital in the Bronx late Sunday night, while refusing to disclose his whereabouts earlier that day.

Mayor Bloomberg Played Golf After Metro-North Derailment, WSJ Reports - Civic Center - DNAinfo.com New York

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James Martin at #GF2045 predicts a post-climate collapse real estate boom in these parts of the world to create fortified, well-secured cities for climate change refugees. #science #news (at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center)

James Martin at #GF2045 predicts a post-climate collapse real estate boom in these parts of the world to create fortified, well-secured cities for climate change refugees. #science #news (at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center)

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