Astronomers are monitoring an asteroid named Apophis, which has a 1 in 45,000 chance of striking Earth on April 13, 2036. -- CNN.com
"a 1 in 45,000 chance"
This ought to be enough for karl rove and gonzo to announce that there will be no election in 2008, that marshall law will be declared, and that we will all work for Halliburton in their asteroid deterrence program, except for small, elite groups that will work for Blackwater's UN disassembly project, and HCA's dick cheney immortality squad.
Surely, we will never become a police state!
You don't wanna know.