Thursday, December 08, 2005

Preparedness? That's For The Boy Scouts

According to a new report by the former 9/11 commission, not only is the United States still vulnerable to a major terrorist attack, but the government has failed to implement many of the reforms recommended by the commission earlier.

Well, this shouldn't surprise anyone. It took federal officials a week to react to Hurricane Katrina, and that's for a disaster that was accurately forecast for two days before it happened. It's terrifying to think what the government's non-response would be for a catastrophe that came as an actual surprise.

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