John McCaslin

To which Olin Raymond Miers of Laurel adds: "Oh yeah, and gave away the Panama Canal."

Fallout shelter

Security personnel guarding the nation's nuclear power plants hopefully won't be sleeping on the job in light of a new rule enacted by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission that limits collective work-hour averages to 48 hours per person per week.

Reacts Danielle Brian, executive director of the Project On Government Oversight: "It is critically important that those who are guarding the nation's nuclear plants will now be fulfilling their mission without being exhausted."

John McCaslin

John McCaslin is a contributing columnist on and author of Inside The Beltway: Offbeat Stories, Scoops, and Shenanigans from around the Nation's Capital .

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