When will paper records be a thing of the past at Iron Mountain?

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There are 600 employees of the federal government’s Office of Personnel Management processing retirement papers of the government’s own workers deep down in a limestone mine in Boyer, PA. No, this is not a joke or prank. The operative word here is “paper.” The old mine’s tunnels have room for more than 28,000 file cabinets… Read more »

Cooking the Books – TSA style?

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This week, the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform released information about the Transportation Security Administration wasting taxpayers’ money; this time they point to a Texas warehouse holding more than 5,000 pieces of security equipment, valued at upwards of $180 million. Questions: 1. What percentage of equipment has been stored for more than one… Read more »