You call this mess 'homeland security'?

  • Follow Letters

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, in charge of security for the whole country, must be living in another country. She seems to think the Mexico border is just wonderfully safe. Really? The families of murdered U.S. marshals, Border Patrol agents and private citizens may beg to differ with her.

Homeland security? Really?

I've crossed that border dozens of times. She's not convincing me.

Now the Canadian border has been compromised. Can y'all swim.

Recently, a strange package was discovered after sitting in storage for 20 days by an "officer of protective services" in the McNamara Federal Building in Detroit -- and the package turned out to be a bomb. Right under Homeland Security's nose!

Then there's the Ronald Reagan International Airport, three miles from the Pentagon, White House, etc. An air traffic controller went to sleep while two airliners landed unassisted. And the insult is that the guy might be merely transferred or even promoted. It's the government way, right?

Hey, Secretary Napolitano, you need to come to Rocky Ford and take a cue from our police department. At least they're looking out for our homeland security.

I'm in charge of my family's homeland security. I'm locked and loaded. Any more questions?

Comments (3) Add comment
ADVISORY: Users are solely responsible for opinions they post here and for following agreed-upon rules of civility. Posts and comments do not reflect the views of this site. Posts and comments are automatically checked for inappropriate language, but readers might find some comments offensive or inaccurate. If you believe a comment violates our rules, click the "Flag as offensive" link below the comment.
etlinks
21915
Points
etlinks 04/29/11 - 06:57 am
0
0
I agree our homeland security

I agree our homeland security is in sad shape but look who is in charge and why are comments allowed that don't pertain to the article?

Jane18
12332
Points
Jane18 04/29/11 - 07:45 am
0
0
Janet Napolitano--what a

Janet Napolitano--what a joke! and guess what? The joke is on us!!

Back to Top

Top headlines

Upscale addiction treatment facility opens

The facility off Bennock Mill Road is a cutting-edge residential addiction treatment facility, combining evidence-based treatment and wellness approaches like diet and personalized exercise ...
Search Augusta jobs