Michael "Deathmask" Chertoff is running around telling people High tech helps airport screening switch
from saving us from nail clippers to stopping bombs from getting on aircraft.
Except that yesterday we were told Report: Airport screeners fail homemade bomb tests
The thing about successful prevarication is that it requires an excellent memory, a good personality, and intelligence.
We are spending billions and are no safer than we were before 9/11. These people have been playing with "terror level" and don't take terrorism seriously because they has been manipulating the system for political purposes.
For all of their illegal wiretapping, they didn't detect any of the Asian-Pacific bombings, the Madrid bombing, or the London bombing. If their system was effective and their concept of the "international terrorism network" was accurate, they should have picked up something.
The only people we know for a fact the "homeland security forces" are watching are opponents of the Shrubbery and/or the war in Iraq.