[ RadSafe ] Re: More about Falkenrath (was New Your City Council meets on detectors)

Steven Dapra sjd at swcp.com
Thu Jan 31 20:48:57 CST 2008

Jan. 31

         Still more about Richard Falkenrath (who is pushing the NYC 
detector law).  I urge all RADSAFErs to read this.  It is superb, and 
*very* revealing.


Steven Dapra

At 09:32 AM 1/30/08 -0500, cjb01 at health.state.ny.us wrote:

>On Tue, 29 Jan 2008 20:26:12 -0700 Steve Dapra wrote:
>"More about Falkenrath:  "Falkenrath is a long-standing member --
>albeit a junior one -- of the Bush inner circle. He worked on the
>administration's transition to power in 2000 and then in various positions
>dealing with weapons-proliferation issues and homeland security. According
>to an online biography, he was 'one of the architects of the Department of
>Homeland Security and the principal author of the National Strategy for
>Homeland Security.' "
>The fact that he was an architect of DHS  pretty much says it all.
>But, there's even more!
>He has no background in law enforcement - unusual for a Deputy Police
>This of course brings to mind a former FEMA director who had no background
>in emergency management.
>In a 2005 Frontline interview, Dr. Falkenrath said of Mr. Brown:
>"Lots of people can excel in jobs for which they don't have any particular
>  <www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/storm/interviews/
>  falkenrath.html>
>Clayton J. Bradt
>Assistant Bureau Director
>NYS Dept. of Health

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