Wednesday, July 12, 2006

Anti Terorism Funds: A Festival of Pork

NY TIMES: WASHINGTON, July 11 — It reads like a tally of terrorist targets that a child might have written: Old MacDonald’s Petting Zoo, the Amish Country Popcorn factory, the Mule Day Parade, the Sweetwater Flea Market and an unspecified “Beach at End of a Street.”

But the inspector general of the Department of Homeland Security, in a report released Tuesday, found that the list was not child’s play: all these “unusual or out-of-place” sites “whose criticality is not readily apparent” are inexplicably included in the federal antiterrorism database..."

To read the entire article go to:
http://www.nytimes.com/2006/07/12/washington/12assets.html?_r=1&th&emc=th&oref=slogin

5 comments:

Lulu Maude said...

My favorite part is that the Dept of HS doesn't find the list embarrassing. It is, instead, "useful."

...here a quack, there a quack, everywhere a quack quack.

dusty said...

I read it this morning..and promptly choked on my toast.Chertoff is an asshole of the highest order..

Lulu Maude said...

Well, Indiana IS a red state... and a long time midwestern Klan haven, too!

Karen Zipdrive said...

Chertoff takes his marching orders from the asshole in chief's puppeteers.
I'm surprised Wyoming didn't top the list of possible terrorist targets.

Lulu Maude said...

Protect the Custer's Last Stand landmark! Yeah!