A culture that was once strong (Man On The Moon in ’69). A culture that is now weak.

WWII Generation had a modern society up and running. Now this:

Are newspeople forbidden to ask questions related to Homeland Security funding and performance?

When the experts have had several years to work a problem with public funds and that problem does not seem to improve, newspeople should be asking tough questions.

U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell, and a $51.6 billion (every 12 months) US Dept. of Homeland Security fail to keep cartel product out of WA:

July 25, 2023 The Spokesman-Review

Senator holds fentanyl roundtable as WA becomes overdose epicenter

“…the state had the biggest increase in the nation — more than 21% — in fatal overdoses reported between February 2022 and February 2023.”

“One big reason, explained Robert Hammer, a Homeland Security Investigations special agent in charge of the Pacific Northwest region, is that fentanyl is extraordinarily cheap in Washington. The powerful synthetic opioid sells for as little as 80 cents a pill, about 50 cents cheaper than in California.”

Has Homeland Security funding and performance ever been questioned by any Puget Sound area news outlet, newspaper, or TV newsperson?

Homeland Security is a big uniparty project. The press goes easy here.

Fentanyl Scam – Newspeople Avoid Questions

Elected officials, four-star officers and high level DOD civilians struggle to feed The Troops in Texas

Source: Aug 8, 2023 Military.com

Fort Cavazos Soldiers Have Been Without Proper Access to Food for Months

“The situation at Fort Cavazos, Texas — previously known as Fort Hood— has left some junior enlisted with few options for meals, as top officials on base struggle to juggle logistics while most of its cooks are on deployments, missions or serving field training and other events.”

Recruiting crisis for Uncle Sam? Elected officials, high level DOD civilians and top Pentagon Generals earned it.

US Armed Forces – Recruiting Crisis

Decades after the lessons of Vietnam, it feels like the people who run the Pentagon specialize in undeclared/unwon wars.

Is it understandable that young people and their parents and grandparents would take a dim view on all this?

Any college or pro football coach would have been fired a dozen times over for what DOD has done with the US Armed Forces during the fake GWOT era.

Fort Cavazos – “…dining facilities not having enough Army cooks to run them.”


Federal highway rest areas:

Oct. 15, 2021 Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Washington closes several rest areas along Interstate 5 indefinitely due to vandalism, trash

“Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) announced the long-term closure of several rest areas between Everett and the Canadian border this week due to vandalism and ongoing maintenance issues.”

Closed – WA Interstate 5 Rest Areas



Things were up and running in the 80s and 90s

Sequim – Ongoing Breakdown of Society Update – Try This At A State Park & See What Happens

Over at the US Armed Forces recruiting office

Random Thoughts – Recruiting Crisis

Uniparty No Good For Confidence in US Armed Forces?

Random Questions for The Uniparty

Hostile Forces in Distant Lands

Cultural Honesty







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