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Boston Marathon Bombing Need Not Expand Government Powers

evie10 Wrote: Apr 24, 2013 10:34 AM
Our Homeland Security Department had every opportunity to stop these guys - the DHS got reports from Russia about them (another country tells us to watch them and this is not considered credible warning). Anyone else think we need a competent person running DHS?

The terror attack at the Boston Marathon on April 15 is seared into our national conscience. Not since the tragic morning of September 11, 2001 has America experienced such a state of panic, confusion, and uncertainty about its domestic security. And while the casualties of the Boston terror attack fortunately were limited compared to what could have been, the repercussions of the bombing will have a profound affect on public policy in the United States, particularly as it regards law enforcement and national security policies.

Certainly, law enforcement personnel responded quickly and massively to track down both suspects -- killing one...