Browsing All posts tagged under »Department of Homeland Security«

Body scanners at airports may just be the beginning, but who knows where it will end?

November 24, 2010

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With the public outcry over the body scanners and  enhanced pat-downs that some passengers are receiving at the airports, you might think that the Department of Homeland Security and the White House would be backing off such invasive measures.  But that’s not the case. Claiming the new procedures are meant to protect us from threats such as the “Fruit of Ka-boom” […]

Easy come, easy go. National Guard troops to be pulled back from border earlier than planned

November 19, 2010

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I guess it isn’t too big of a loss since they were only sent to be extra “eyes and ears” for the Border Patrol without any apprehension and detainment authority. But still, doesn’t it seem a bit early after making such a big deal about how these troops were going to help secure our border? […]

Blog News of Note — September 21, 2010

September 21, 2010

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News stories and commentary not to be missed: Since she cannot accept her primary defeat gracefully and has instead decided to run as a write-in candidate for the Senate seat she now fills, Lisa Murkowski is going to be stripped of her current top Republican spot on the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee.  My thought: […]

Even Reporting on the Violence in Mexico Can Be Dangerous

August 26, 2010

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Found this while perusing Breitbart TV.  The drug cartel violence in Mexico is ever-increasing.  Reports say more than 28,000 people have been killed since President Felipe Calderon started his crackdown on the cartels in 2006.  Now even reporting on the violence can put your life in danger: While the violence in Mexico is disturbing, there is […]

Unbelievable: Troops Won’t Be Deployed to Border by August 1 as Promised by DHS

July 29, 2010

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[picapp align=”none” wrap=”false” link=”term=National+Guard+troops+border&iid=8925844″ src=”http://view1.picapp.com/pictures.photo/image/8925844/agents-patrol-texas-border/agents-patrol-texas-border.jpg?size=500&imageId=8925844″ width=”380″ height=”253″ /] Not that they’ll be helping that much anyway.  The last time National Guard Troops were deployed to the border (as will be the case this time) they only played a support role to Border Patrol.  Regardless, as much as Arizona has already been slapped down by the […]