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lutherj Donating Member (788 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-30-08 01:11 PM
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6. I still hold out hope that Obama will establish some kind of study
group or bi-partisan commission to review the whole "Homeland Security" department and submit recommendations. It's hard to believe that this behemoth of a department actually improves our security, even if you're naive enough to believe in it's good intentions.
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  -Can we rename the department of "Homeland Security?" ruggerson  Nov-30-08 01:00 PM   #0 
  - Thank you for saying that.  terrya   Nov-30-08 01:03 PM   #1 
  - "Return the agencies as they were before."  Political_Junkie   Nov-30-08 01:11 PM   #5 
  - Someone suggested "National Security"  treestar   Nov-30-08 01:04 PM   #2 
  - I suggested that one  TuxedoKat   Nov-30-08 04:11 PM   #27 
  - Even "Domestic Security" would be a big improvement. n/t  Tom Rinaldo   Nov-30-08 01:05 PM   #3 
  - Protection Of Our Fatherland To Eliminate Resistance?  Clovis Sangrail   Nov-30-08 01:07 PM   #4 
  - I'm partial to "Vaterland".  WinkyDink   Nov-30-08 01:37 PM   #12 
  - I still hold out hope that Obama will establish some kind of study  lutherj   Nov-30-08 01:11 PM   #6 
  - No kidding. I have always hated that name.  Phx_Dem   Nov-30-08 01:13 PM   #7 
  - Yeah, it was created for non-existent WMDs, so its existence has been invalidated. It should be  valerief   Nov-30-08 01:26 PM   #8 
  - And let's rename the "War on Terror" too - how counterproductive is that?!  polichick   Nov-30-08 01:27 PM   #9 
  - Yeah, and expand that to a total war on "War On" names. No more "War On"s.  valerief   Nov-30-08 01:36 PM   #11 
  - Agreed - that's one of the suggestions I made on  polichick   Nov-30-08 01:40 PM   #14 
  - And lets also start calling the war in Iraq what it is, the occupation in Iraq  ShadowLiberal   Nov-30-08 01:50 PM   #17 
     - People won't like "occupation" but maybe Obama could call it...  polichick   Nov-30-08 02:08 PM   #21 
  - Yes, please. What's wrong with "Domestic Security"? n/t  TygrBright   Nov-30-08 01:35 PM   #10 
  - What's wrong with putting things back the way they were before the fascist control? nt  valerief   Nov-30-08 01:43 PM   #15 
     - Exactly.. We already HAD/HAVE a Department of Defense  SoCalDem   Nov-30-08 03:55 PM   #25 
  - Can't we just abolish it?  LWolf   Nov-30-08 01:38 PM   #13 
  - I'm all for that  southern_belle   Nov-30-08 01:46 PM   #16 
  - This Department is the Ultimate Giraffe  annabanana   Nov-30-08 01:54 PM   #18 
  - How About Just Do Away with It?  we can do it   Nov-30-08 01:55 PM   #19 
  - dump the whole nazi thing! n/t  madmadmad   Nov-30-08 02:06 PM   #20 
  - Department of Chocolate and Beers?  BuyingThyme   Nov-30-08 02:10 PM   #22 
  - Why not a department of Chocolate Beer?  Sebastian Doyle   Nov-30-08 05:35 PM   #28 
     - I don't know about that.  BuyingThyme   Nov-30-08 08:53 PM   #29 
  - Do we really need this Dept.? Isn't that for Department of Defense, to protect our county?  Jennicut   Nov-30-08 03:37 PM   #23 
  - you mean the department of window dressing because that's all it really is.  chimpsrsmarter   Nov-30-08 03:51 PM   #24 
  - PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE!!!!  Liberalboy   Nov-30-08 03:58 PM   #26 
  - I hate it , too  MBS   Nov-30-08 08:57 PM   #30 
  - !!!!!!!!!!  quakerboy   Nov-30-08 09:02 PM   #31 
  - I've been calling it the Dept of Homeland Stupidity for years.  agentS   Nov-30-08 09:05 PM   #32 
  - Disband it and shrink the bloated Bush family no-bid crony war profiteering government in half!  bridgit   Nov-30-08 09:08 PM   #33 
  - Excellent Idea. NT  Clio the Leo   Nov-30-08 09:52 PM   #34 

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