Open Thread - Treasures, Tests and Treats

From the US National Archive's YouTube account:

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More on the treasures.

A trove of FDR's papers finally available to the public

The Grace Tully Archives, a collection of papers preserved by Roosevelt's longtime secretary, were unveiled on Wednesday, weeks after legislation took effect that moved them from private hands to the National Archives.

Among them: the first draft of Roosevelt's "Day of Infamy" speech, which Roosevelt dictated to Tully in the hours after the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor on the morning of Dec. 7, 1941.

There's also personal correspondence: Roosevelt musing about the creation of Social Security in 1935; Italian dictator Benito Mussolini's request for a meeting to "discuss the outstanding world problems," a letter from Ambassador to Great Britain Joseph P. Kennedy in 1939 a month after war had started in Europe.

A little bit on tests from the FBI dunderhead files:

FBI director defends bureau over test cheating

FBI Director Robert Mueller told Congress on Wednesday that he does not know how many of his agents cheated on an important exam on the bureau's policies, an embarrassing revelation that raises questions about whether the FBI knows its own rules for conducting surveillance on Americans.

The Justice Department inspector general is investigating whether hundreds of agents cheated on the test. Some took the open-book test together, violating rules that they take it alone. Others finished the lengthy exam unusually quickly, current and former officials said.

The test was supposed to ensure that FBI agents understand new rules allowing them to conduct surveillance and open files on Americans without evidence of criminal wrongdoing. If agents can't pass that test without cheating, civil liberties groups ask, how can they follow them?

Asked about an Associated Press report about the cheating investigation, Mueller said he does not know how widespread the problem was.

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And I guess you now expect a treat?

Well , the FBI agents that cheated on  the tests had some extra time on their hands and just finished an investigation of all of us (Yes, YOU and ME included!) and here are their results in a treasure of a pictograph they put together from the results:

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