The Spark

the Voice of
The Communist League of Revolutionary Workers–Internationalist

“The emancipation of the working class will only be achieved by the working class itself.”
— Karl Marx—Ready for What?!

Jan 5, 2004

The Office of Homeland Security has unveiled the latest “weapon” in its “war against terror”: a website, hyperlink The website lists all sorts of items each home needs in order to be prepared for a terrorist attack–things like three days’ worth of clean water and nonperishable food, a hand-operated can opener, first aid supplies, and those cheap little dust masks that block nothing but large airborne particles.

These lists couldn’t possibly prepare people to live through a serious terror attack. It sounds more like the Office of Homeland Security wants to prepare us for the next big power outage like the ones we lived through last summer!