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Tag: Homeland Security
  • No Love for Miniluv

    The Department of Homeland Security — a gargantuan leviathan of alphabet soup agencies: TSA, FEMA, USCIS, ICE, USSS, etc. — is undergoing a change of leadership with the resignation of Janet “Big Sis” Napolitano. Serving under the Obama administration since 2009, Napolitano has been ravaged by attacks from both political parties, from supporters of state …

  • As the Supreme Court deliberates, another California man finds a federal GPS tracker on his vehicle

    Last year, Wired.com reported the story of an Arab-American man living in Santa Clara named Yasir Afifi who found a tracking device on his car after the FBI received a vague tip that Afifi posed a threat to national security. On Tuesday, Wired revealed that another California man has found not one, but two federal …

  • If you see something, say something.

    Wal-mart, in conjunction with the Department of Homeland Security, will now begin selling paranoia and fear at discount prices. In a recent video, Big Sis Janet Napolitano encourages all Americans to be on the look out for any suspicious activity at your local Wal-mart and suggests that if you “see something, [to] say something.” In the …

  • Stories from the Weekend

    Bernanke’s worst nightmare: Ron Paul Obama hails Iraq ‘milestone’ after power-sharing deal Supreme Court rejects bid to end Pentagon’s gay ban NATO: Five service members killed in Afghanistan West cannot defeat al-Qaeda, says UK forces chief ‘Invasive’ Airport Screening Stirs Backlash Among Airline Passengers Nazis Were Given ‘Safe Haven’ in US,  Report Says Obama doesn’t …

  • Good News: H1N1 Vaccination Program is Coming!

    I subscribed to the White House email list back in January when President Obama presented his Change.gov website to field “tough” questions from the public.  Today, whitehouse.gov has released an important email concerning the H1N1 Swine Flu sent by John O. Brennon, Homeland Security advisor.  Here it is: As the President’s advisor on Homeland Security, …

  • Homeland Security to Make Artificial Noses

    The Department of Homeland Security, keeping our best interest at heart as per usual, is working on new technology which will act as an artificial nose, smelling airport passengers as they go through security.  If all goes as planned, the noses will be able to report to security workers not only the passengers’ emotions – …

  • Homeland Security: Turning citizens into suspects since 2003

    The Bureaucrash blog cites a Washington Post article about “one of the largest construction projects in the Washington area since the Pentagon was built in the 1940s,” namely the Department of Homeland Security’s plan for new headquarters in D.C.  Priced at $3.4 billion, the facilities would house 14,000 of the goliath agency’s 200,000 employees.  Construction …