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  •  This quote needs to be front paged (none)
    Just read it again:

    "There are many intelligence gaps, concerning the potential for DPW or P&O assets to support terrorist operations, that precludes an overall threat assessment of the potential" merger," an undated Coast Guard intelligence assessment says.

    So the Coast Guard, who runs security for the ports, says that the threat cannot be assessed.  Bush says "people don't need to worry about security."

    Click on the yahoo link and rate the story up, this is a major hole in the defense of the deal.

    Resistance is NOT futile.

    by Dperl99 on Mon Feb 27, 2006 at 01:39:23 PM PST

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    •  But Bush is the 'security President' (none)

      Maybe the rest of the idiots in this country will now wake up and see that he is the "monied interests' President" and that is all he is, ever was, and ever will will be.

      Visit Satiric Mutt -- my contribution to the written cholesterol now clogging the arteries of the Internet.

      by Bob Johnson on Mon Feb 27, 2006 at 01:51:21 PM PST

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    •  However, CFIUS - (none)
      that noble group that we are supposed to trust - who did an intensive review - and who could find no national security concerns - didn't include a member from the Coast Guard.  Nor did they consult the Port Authority of NY/NJ.

      On Bush: "He has all the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire." --(borrowed from) Churchill

      by joanneleon on Mon Feb 27, 2006 at 02:13:50 PM PST

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