program, Weich wrote, "utilizes nationally recognized terrorism experts with relevant experience to develop and deliver effective training materials and programs," and there's an extensive review process in place.
Mark Pitcavage, a hard-core leftist, was chosen as research director of SLATT
and has influenced federal training of thousands of local police officers nationwide.
Sussman suggested that the newly created Office of Homeland Security should seek out the expertise of SLATT
's "watchdogs": "It would seem to me that this new Homeland Security agency would be perfect to adopt SLATT
and get really cordial relations with the other watchdogger-type organizations that already have some insight into domestic troublemakers.
Mr Slatts takes me to task over last week's missive.