Daily Report--July 15, 2005
Homeland Security--Think Again
From the summary
For the vast majority of Americans, the chances of dying in a terrorist attack are close to zero. There’s a higher probability that you’ll die by falling off a ladder than getting mixed up in some terrorist plot. So why is the U.S. Department of Homeland Security constantly telling every American to be afraid? That’s a strategy that creates widespread fear without making America any safer. U.S. homeland security efforts should focus less on what is possible and more on what is probable.
Iraqi Civilian Casualities-128,000
The World Peace Herald reports that according to an Iraqi human rights organization 128,000 Iraqis have been killed since the occupation began.