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Blinded by information overload

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posted on Jul, 19 2010 @ 04:45 PM
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Blinded by information overload


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Blinded by information overload
DANA PRIEST AND WILLIAM ARKIN
July 20, 2010

Unwieldy beast ... security efforts. Photo: The Washington Post
WASHINGTON: When it comes to national security, all too often no expense is spared and few questions are asked. The result is an enterprise so massive that nobody in government has a full understanding of it.

In the US Department of Defence, where more than two-thirds of America's intelligence programs reside, only a handful of senior officials - called Super Users - have the ability to even know about all the department's activities. One Super
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posted on Jul, 19 2010 @ 04:45 PM
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Is this the biggest growth industry in America now? Seems to me Stain would be proud (not to mention laughing his arse off in his grave)
Still it's bloody scary, and to think even if they actually found something of value it would probably be lost amoungst mountain of info created.
The amount of money being lost down this secret sniffing well is vast to say the lest, imagine what you could achieve in making this a better world with 75 billion to spend!?!?!
It seems to me to be overkill in the extreme

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posted on Jul, 19 2010 @ 08:10 PM
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Like finding needles in haystacks, as Carl Sagan might have said billions and billions and billions of haystacks!



posted on Jul, 20 2010 @ 01:50 AM
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nice analogy




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