Each day brings new warnings about possible terrorist threats from Al Qaeda and Saddam, or, now, advisories about cell phones and other electronic devices being items of interest when going through airport security, especially with today's bombing of the JW Marriott in Jakarta. Gothamist took a look at CNN's Terror Level Adjustment chart...


...and we sighed. Not because we're disdainful of the Homeland Security department trying to warn the American public - that actually seems like it could be useful for them to cover their collective federal asses. No, we sigh because if we were to chart NY's terror level adjustments, it would look like this:

New York City Terror Alert

New York has been on a High Terror Alert since, essentially, September 12, 2001. We like this take we wrote on the National Terror Alert going orange again.