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The Treasury Department released a rough outline of how the government plans to manage the $700 billion recovery plan yesterday, the New York Times reports. Among some of structure provisions is a timetable to have things ready in six weeks. They also formally announced that Neel Kashkari, 35, a former executive at Goldman Sachs who is an assistant secretary for international economics, will be in charge of the newly created Office of Financial Stability. Click on through to the other side…
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Let me introduce you to the National Security Presidential Directive 54 (NSPD-54) a.k.a. Homeland Security Presidential Directive 23 (HSPD-23) a.k.a. the Comprehensive National Cyber Security Initiative (CNCI) or more simply, “Project 12.” All of these names refer to a multi-billion program proposed by President Bush in January of this year, wherein the basic goal of the program is “to better protect computer networks and systems, and to improve information technology processes and policies,” according to a NextGov article.

Pretty much everything else about this project is under lock and key. A few details have been forth coming over the last few months, but by and large, the initiative’s depth and breadth have yet to be released to the public.

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