Washington has slashed security spending 60% for the seaport nearest the nation's capital.
The Port of Baltimore saw grants for Homeland Security infrastructure drop from $4.9 million last year to $1.9 million this year.
It's the 14th largest port in the US.
In one of the movies based on Tom Clancey's books, terrorists smuggle a nuke into the US through the Port of Baltimore.
You may remember in another of his books, an attack on the US involved flying a jumbo jet into the US Capitol.
But, that's only fiction -- no one would ever think to use one of his ideas for an actual attack. Right?