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The White House Drone Crash and the Coming Privacy Nightmare

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by Dan Bongino At approximately 3:00 a.m. on Monday, January 26, 2015, a two-foot-long, commercially available, quadcopter drone crashed onto the sprawling South Grounds of the White House complex after being spotted by a Secret Service Uniformed Division officer. Although the

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The Man Who Burned Washington D.C.

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By Peter Snow The only time other than 9/11 that an outside force has attacked the United States capital (Washington D.C.) was on 24 August 1814. And one man more than any other was responsible for it: George Cockburn, a

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Posted in Military History, Modern History

Truman’s Renovation of the White House

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By Robert Klara It would no doubt come as a surprise to the 1.5 million people who visit the White House each year that the hallowed halls in which they walk are actually only sixty years old. Wait—didn’t George Washington

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