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Released on 2012-08-12 08:00 GMT

Email-ID 3453261
Date 2010-01-30 04:44:37


1) Positive developments continue with TrapWire in light of the Texas
State Capital shooting. The grant money was released this week ($1.2
million) per the Director of the DPS/Texas Rangers. We should see the
system roll out fairly soon. I've pushed the matter behind-the-scenes
w/the Director and the DPS Commissioners. One of my former guys has been
transferred back to the Capital from Intelligence to review all aspects of
security. His first priority is TrapWire. I chatted with him off and on
this week. As a reminder, there is a Phase Two which calls for a roll out
of TrapWire for the DPS Campus, key locations statewide, like Weslaco.

2) Budget permitting, I sent a request to the brain trust to consider
letting Korena attend the Rocky Mountain Security/Energy Conference in
Colorado in May. The "who's who" of the oil, chemical and gas sector will
attend. We approved Korena going last year, but the conference was
canceled due to snow. A fair number of S4 subscribers will be there, but
a fertile pool of others will also attend. Threat information will also
be exchanged with various presentations. Good place to work the margins
from an analysis perspective. I gave a keynote to this group in Houston
awhile back. A large number of state and federal agencies also show.

3) Still think we need to pursue the on-line college market after hearing
this week that more and more federal agents are taking classes at AMU,
Henley-Putnam, Norwich. Homeland Security, Terrorism, National Security
studies are all approved for agents and analysts to attend.

4) Helped Bridgestone Tire today with an arson in Harlingen, Texas. Gang
jabronis are torching their tire factory. They will be back for
business. The VP for Security is a fan.

5) Ziff Brothers Investment has hired a new director of security at
$600,000. The dude -- who is a friend of mine and Stick's -- was lured
away from George Soros. It's a small world. Soros (who is crazy) will
now be looking for a new man. With luck, we can get someone we know
placed into that job. The old boy network has been invaluable for
information or intelligence on various issues.


Another chaotic week: Iranian scientist whacked in Iran follow up;

Mossad smoked a Hamas leader in Dubai (we are trying to figure out more);

U.S. aviation plot simmers along and the Feds believe another attack is in
the works.

Anya was in town. It was good to see her. Her attention to detail is


1) Spoke to an award winning National Geographic producer on background
concerning ICE, border violence and threats to Texas. He is doing a
special on ICE primarily and wants to film me later this month. The
producer got to me after watching the Gangland series or the other one I
did for the History Channel. Can't recall which one. I did ask him for
copies of the mags that show the naked women running through the Serengeti

2) Discussions w/Fox News LA for a live TV shot Monday.

3) KVUE Austin wants to do a special on Capital security next week.

4) Stick and I will be filmed by The Discovery Channel Feb 11/12 on


My father-in-law will have surgery Tuesday at MD Anderson. Will be
out-of-pocket but on my Crackberry.

Ghost film script treatment has been sent to the movie mogul. Time will
tell, but I'm more optimistic this time around. We'll see. I'm a glass
half empty guy.