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On the fields of friendly strife are sown the seed that on other days and other fields will bear the fruits of victory.

-- General Douglas MacArthur

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Is America doing enough to address homeland security issues?

Yes8 %8 %8 % 8.96 % (43)
Yes, but more can be done33 %33 %33 % 33.33 % (160)
No22 %22 %22 % 22.92 % (110)
No, we can never do enough28 %28 %28 % 28.12 % (135)
I do not know3 %3 %3 % 3.75 % (18)
I have no opinon0 %0 %0 % 0.62 % (3)
Other, please list in comments2 %2 %2 % 2.29 % (11)

Total votes: 480
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Re: Is America doing enough to address homeland security iss
by Anonymous
on May 06, 2002

Lets start by safeguarding from prospective absolute authority from the Office Of Homeland Security. Keep a lid on this bunch of beaureaucrats, and make sure that the power that they yield works for American citizens... Not at the expense of our freedom.


Re: Is America doing enough to address homeland security iss
by Anonymous
on May 06, 2002

Amen


Re: Is America doing enough to address homeland security iss
by Anonymous
on May 08, 2002

th security of this country should be handeled by the military not politicans.It is time we looked out for us little people first


Re: Is America doing enough to address homeland security iss
by Anonymous
on May 11, 2002

The government needs to do a lot more especially with regard to our ports. It is not providing the coast guard with the funds needed to do an adequate job. The cutters are very old our fleet is one of the oldest navies in the world averaging around 28 years old. We can't fight our way out of a wet paper bag with most of the cutters we have.


Re: Is America doing enough to address homeland security iss
by Anonymous
on May 11, 2002

They think, and we are a bunch of pushovers cause we never finish the job. Korea, Nam, Iran, Libya, Iraq are some good examples.


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