This is the kind of military George Bush has created:
The Pentagon on Friday insisted it is ready to respond to a chemical, biological or nuclear attack inside the United States, rejecting an independent panel’s criticism of its preparations.
But the Pentagon conceded it is not yet satisfied with its plans to respond to some of the 15 catastrophic attack scenarios that federal agencies have been ordered to prepare for, such as a nuclear attack or a series of chemical attacks throughout the country.
Paul McHale, assistant defense secretary for homeland defense, said plans to respond to those scenarios would be improved this year.
“We are prepared to respond,” McHale said. “We are not prepared to respond with the speed, the efficiency and the effectiveness that we intend to achieve.”
Considering the spimmeisters in this government, this should be viewed as an alarming warning. Also it should warn us of what Republican candidates would bring if elected to the White House. They have all embraced and wish to continue the Bush legacy of military use. Not only that, their front runng, John McCain, wants to expand on it.