Terrorism spending a must for Capitol Hill
In the Capitol Hill game of “Who Wants a Billion There?” one answer is an automatic winner: terrorism. Just say, “Terrorism!” and Congress lards on money like peanut butter spread on crackers. During the past 10 years, anti- terrorism spending has grown to where it is likely to reach $11 billion this year. Yet, there still is no national strategy laying out what to do with all this loot, the General Accounting Office said.