Washington Skimps On Homeland Security, Paper Says

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http://www.startribune.com/stories/561/4048688.html As states and cities run out of operating funds, the Bush administration "has pretty much stiffed them on homeland security," the Minneapolis Star Tribune editorializes. Making its case that Washington has devoted too little attention to domestic defense, the newspaper endorses the new Council on Foreign Relations task force report concluding that emergency responders are "drastically underfunded, dangerously unprepared." Noting that the World Markets Research Center has forecast as a "highly likely" a catastrophic attack, within the next year, the . . .

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