In One Eye

Friday, June 13, 2003
 
But more tax cuts will take care of this, right?
[W]hen Washington raises the threat level to Code Orange, it costs the nation's localities $70 million per week. [Mayor] Menino figures that in Boston alone, Code Orange costs about $100,000 per day.
The whole thing is insanity. Alert levels do nothing, mean nothing, impoverish municipalities, and ultimately are used to keep the populace in a state of paranoia--so that the Bushies can demonstrate their own necessity.

It's twilight in America.