Homeland superfluous

Johnston, Stephanie
April 2008
Public Works;Apr2008, Vol. 139 Issue 4, p5
The author reflects on the misdirection of counterterrorism resources, citing her experience with the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA), where an item was confiscated from her because of exceeding the limit for carry on items. She states that through aggressive lobbying, the state can distribute most funds to fire and police operations, but unlike fire and police departments, public works departments devote their time keeping citizens safe everyday. The author would also like to hear about other efforts of making the nation safe.


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