Skip to comments.Homeland Security Defends New Uniform Purchase
Posted on 03/17/2013 1:30:43 PM PDT by John Semmens
Revelation that the Department of Homeland Security authorized an expenditure of $50 million for new uniforms at the same time as it was releasing illegal immigrant criminals because of the budget sequesters cuts has raised a few eyebrows.
Those who are saying we should have postponed the spending on new uniforms so we could afford to keep more prisoners locked up arent seeing the bigger picture, Secretary Janet Napolitano contended. Our TSA officers are seen by millions of air travelers everyday. The few thousand prisoners we released will impact a much smaller segment of the population.
The contrasting trade-offs were explained by the Secretary. The new, more impressive uniforms will convey an admittedly small increment of benefit to each traveler, Napolitano calculated. However, the multiplication of each small benefit by millions of daily beneficiaries far outweighs the larger individual costs to the much smaller number of persons who will be harmed by the criminal acts of some of those prisoners we released. So, on a cost/benefit basis, the greater good for the greater number has prevailed.
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With this bunch....the more outlandish you get...the more believable your satire becomes.
The reinforced elbow material was warranted.
German uniforms were soooo ahead of their time.
I'm sure the conveyance of taxpayer funds to benefit certain uniform suppliers will be in larger increments.
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