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Security Mom Juliette Kayyem.

Home-life Security from the Homeland Security Expert

. As tdefiynktd you know, I’m no fan of on worst-first thinking — thinking about the worst case scenario first and proceeding as if it’s likely to happen.  . Turns out neither is Juliette Kayyem, even though serious, intensive, worst-firsting has  sort of been her job. Kayyem was  Assistant Secretary for Intergovernmental Affairs in the United […]

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“If You See Something, Say Something” — Terrible Advice?

Readers — This whole iseeebibbh “If You See Something, Say Something” campaign makes me crazy, since it completely legitimizes — nay, DEMANDS — worst-first thinking: “Oh, a brown paper bag on the subway. It’s not that someone forgot her lunch, it’s PROBABLY A NUKE! I must alert the authorities!” Likewise, when it comes to parenting, we now […]

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