Fatherland Security System Useless for anything other than scaring the nation

Old Blog Import

Looks like the Department of Homeland Defense’s color-coding scheme to alert the nation to danger from terrorist attacks is reactive rather than predictive. According to this chart, it has gone to High” only after major terrorist attacks, never before… Which seems to support my theory that its main purpose is to scare the nation into submission.

Also, There’s an article on the front page of the Wall Street Journal this morning about how effective lobbying has exempted manufacturers of toxic chemicals from homeland security regulations.” More from Tom Tomorrow.