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The media really need to start asking Bush's people how anyone can possibly be expected to take anything they say seriously. From AP via Yahoo:

While the British terror suspects were hatching their plot, the Bush administration was quietly seeking permission to divert $6 million that was supposed to be spent this year developing new homeland explosives detection technology.

Congressional leaders rejected the idea, the latest in a series of steps by the Homeland Security Department that has left lawmakers and some of the department's own experts questioning the commitment to create better anti-terror technologies.
The department failed to spend $200 million in research and development money from past years, forcing lawmakers to rescind the money this summer.

The administration also was slow to start testing a new liquid explosives detector that the Japanese government provided to the United States earlier this year.
George Bush's "administration" of government in a time of war is negligent. Read the rest of the article to find out how sheer incompetence of bureaucracy puts you at risk when you fly.

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