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And now some fresh pickings from the political grapevine to quote a famous movie line what we've got here as a failure to communicate.
Pro -- -- notes Homeland Security spent 430 million dollars on radios tuned to a secure channel.
So employees of customs and Border Patrol the Coast Guard the Secret Service FEMA.
TSA and other agencies could better communicate with ths in a crisis.
But an inspector general's report says no one seems to know how to use them.
Just one of 479.
Homeland Security employees surveyed could figure it out.
72% did not know the channel existed 25%.
Knew it but were not able to find it.
3% could find the older common channel not the current -- Homeland Security says it will standardize its radio policy but.
It is rejecting a recommendation to give more authority to the office overseeing the radios.
Pres Obama's green cred.
Might -- in question but you probably did not hear about it.
The hill reports Tuesday with no fanfare.
President Obama signed a law requiring US airlines be excluded from European carbon emission -- Environmentalists had urged the president not to sign it framing it as the first test of his commitment to fighting climate change in his second term.
But he did it anyway.
The administration stresses its commitment to reducing carbon pollution but says the EU carbon tax was the wrong way to achieve the objective.
Democratic senator Claire McCaskill and Republican cosponsor John zone.
Say the bill is a win for airline customers and will shield American carriers from an illegal tax.
It turns out there is room at the end after all in Colorado Springs this Christmas.
The Wyndham grand hotel is clearing space for the salvation army's bell ringer and donation kettle rescuing it from -- new panhandling law.
The ban on public solicitation.
Force the cattle from its old location.
But since the hotel is on private property the Salvation Army kettle is back just a block away from its old -- Before the rescue Twitter users were expressing outrage here just a few.
Green issues in Colorado Springs government want to stop Salvation Army from ringing bells for fund raising.
Colorado -- -- welcomes illegal immigrants but notice Salvation Army in Colorado Springs for panhandle and wow.
Another user said in part that's the spirit it's Christmas hash tag sarcastic.
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