July 22, 2007
Gut Instinct
By Jim Babka
Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff caused quite a stir recently when he said his "gut" was telling him a terrorist attack might happen soon. Of course, his Gut also told him that the federal government needed more power to stop it.

Now why this announcement? And why now? And why no details? Is he really relying on his Gut?

As one media figure put it, "All hail the Gut!"

But what about your gut? Do you think a terrorist attack is coming soon? Why?

And if so, should our government take extraordinary measures? Should we surrender more liberties? ...sacrifice more privacy? scared?

I'd like to hear from you on today's (Sunday) Downsize DC Conference Call -- my one hour radio show. The show airs live at 4:06 PM Eastern (3:06 PM Central, 2:06 PM Mountain, and 1:06 PM Pacific). Go to   

The number to call is 1-800-259-9231.

For those who are more shy . . . short, get-to-the-point emails are welcome. The show email address is

BTW, we write the address out this long way so that automated spam harvesters can't snag it. AND PLEASE DO NOT SIMPLY HIT REPLY TO THIS MESSAGE as it will not arrive to the show on time. Use the address just provided.

Of course, we'll also have a Gun Owners of America update too. They, along with are the show sponsors.

I hope you can join me,

Jim Babka
Downsize DC Conference Call
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