Depending on your sense of humor, you may get a mordant chuckle out of the fact that, before the government adopted the St. Elizabeths moniker in 1916, the property was known as the Government Hospital for the Insane.
DHS' headquarters project hit a speed bump recently when the House voted to eliminate funding for the project.
That's a start, but in a new study, my Cato Institute colleague David Rittgers makes a provocative and compelling argument for going much further. He argues that, 10 years after the Sept. 11 attacks, it's time to abolish the Department of Homeland Security.
Read more at the Washington Examiner: http://washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/columnists/2011/09/time-abolish-dhs#ixzz1ZI3Jn2Qv