Monday, May 09, 2005

SERIOUSNESS WATCH A President who was serious about the threat of terrorism wouldn't allow this:
After distributing tens of billions to state and local governments since 9/11, the federal Department of Homeland Security cut New Jersey's financing this year to about $60 million from $99 million last year. Many security experts have complained that the formula--which provides Montana with three times as much money per capita as New Jersey--is guided more by politics than by the likelihood of an attack.

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