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It’s No Secret: Bush Incident Shows Secret Service Needs to Brush Up on Security Basics

Recent national reports of the alarm system at George H.W. Bush’s home being inoperable and not in commission for more than a year is unconscionable. Professional alarm contractors know better and would…


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