Terrorist threat level text

echo "Terrorist threat level: $(curl -s 'http://www.dhs.gov/dhspublic/getAdvisoryCondition' | awk -F\" 'NR==2{ print $2 }')"
Used curl instead of wget (minor change) Used the full-url instead of the shortened one (in case is.gd goes down/empties their cache) turned the tail | awk bit into a single awk command.
Sample Output
Terrorist threat level: ELEVATED

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By: infinull
2011-01-28 00:23:13

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WTF?
RanyAlbeg · 407 weeks ago
The really funny part is that the page serves an xml document as text/html.
forcefsck · 407 weeks ago

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