Scott Barnes

Duck and Cover

Filed By Scott Barnes | July 12, 2006 11:15 AM | comments

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According to today's Huffington Post (and the New York Times), the Department of Homeland Security ranks Indiana as the state with the highest number of potential terrorist targets (8,591), which is 50 percent more listed sites than New York (5,687) and more than twice as many as California (3,212).

But before Hoosiers rush out to buy duct tape and haz-mat suits, I'd suggest checking out the full story to discover some of the things that Michael Chertoff's people consider as "terrorist targets."

Can we chalk this up to another item suggesting the Bush administration has a loose connection to reality?


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We were particularly frightened of the Amish Popcorn place. Thank god the President and Homeland Security is on top of this threat!!

Isn't this how they derive the funding formula for DHS dollars - the more targets, the more money?? If so, maybe this is payback for going RED promptly at 6:00 every 4 years in November?

Marla R. Stevens | August 9, 2006 5:34 AM

Perhaps that explains why the RPE spokespeople persist in calling the gentle, angry (and relatively unarmed) people "militants" -- because we have popcorn and it explodes???