I don’t like this move. If there’s a forseeable shortage of emergency responders, then the appropriate response should be to train more EMTs, firefighters, etc. Sending in troops doesn’t seem like a good answer, and as the article mentions, it has the potential to violate the Posse Comitatus Act.
Dangerous: Pentagon to deploy 20,000 domestic troops
Posted on December 1, 2008
Posted in: News