Posts Tagged ‘homeland security’

If I Knew


The more you hear of Janet Napolitano’s opinions on illegal immigration and the Arizona law, you hear politics, rather than good policy, guiding her comments. What purpose could there be, other than politics, for being so dilligent in suing Arizona for acting in support of federal law while ignoring those jurisdictions that act in contradiction […]

Scott Scores


Senator Brown has received his committee assignments. US Senator Scott Brown today scored three key committee assignments that could give him a boost as he seeks defense dollars for Massachusetts and political points for himself: Armed Services, Homeland Security, and Veterans’ Affairs. For the new Republican senator, it’s a two-out-of-three success rate. He had asked […]

GI Jobama


What will Barack do with this? The U.S. military expects to have 20,000 uniformed troops inside the United States by 2011 trained to help state and local officials respond to a nuclear terrorist attack or other domestic catastrophe, according to Pentagon officials. There are critics of the change, in the military and among civil liberties […]

What’s up with Team Obama? The well-oiled campaign machine hasn’t transfered into a well-oiled transition machine. The problem is the age-old one – leaks. Obama has not officially announced any Cabinet appointments, but transition officials reluctantly confirmed Thursday that Arizona Gov. Janet Napolitano is Obama’s choice for the Department of Homeland Security. Officials also have […]