Thursday, December 15, 2005

U.S. Preparedness Receives Poor Grades from Members of 9/11 Commission

More work needed for safety ...

"Unsatisfactory," "insufficient," "minimal": Not the kind of marks you'd want to see on your child's report card, and certainly not the grades Americans expect from the government's progress on a majority of the recommendations made by the 9/11 Commission.

In what they call their final report, the 10 members of the former 9/11 Commission – five Republicans and five Democrats – now called the 9/11 Public Discourse Project, say that 4 years after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, the federal government deserves poor grades when it comes to bolstering security measures in this country.

"No parent would be happy with this report card," said former 9/11 commissioner Jamie Gorelick, a Democrat."   continued ...   (Via Occupational Hazards)

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Sleeping on the job.

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