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  • Homeland Security Exercise Targets “Free Americans Against Socialist Tyranny”

    03/24/2014 10:15:49 AM PDT · by Yollopoliuhqui · 31 replies
    Intelligence Minutemen ^ | March 24, 2014 | Paul Joseph Watson
    Leaked Homeland Security documents obtained by Infowars reveal details of a joint DHS/FEMA national exercise set to take place this week, one of the components of which revolves around an effort to counter online dissent by a group called “Free Americans Against Socialist Tyranny,” which is disgruntled at the imposition of martial law after an earthquake in Alaska. The document again underscores the federal government’s obsession with characterizing libertarians and conservatives as some kind of extremist radical threat. The document (PDF) was leaked by an individual affiliated with Stewart Rhodes’ Oathkeepers organization and passed on to Infowars. It is entitled...
  • Obama's Drug Train - Hauling Tons Of Heroin Over The Border

    03/17/2014 7:00:13 AM PDT · by joeclarke · 2 replies
    JoeClarke.Net ^ | 03/17/2014 | JoeClarke.Net
    Not only has President Obama officially represented himself as "My Brother's Keeper," in his latest program to somehow encourage young Black and Hispanic Men to become more respectable in society, the President, Homeland Security, and Eric Holder have also become more protective of illegal aliens, many of whom, are  nothing more than drug mules supplying a gigantic network of heroin users in the United States. The President and Democrats have taken extraordianary (illegal) measures to add illegals to the Dem voter rolls, despite the fact that they have helped heroin use to become the latest national drug epidemic. Regardless...
  • Obama Ordered Deportations Review Months Ago

    03/14/2014 6:24:08 PM PDT · by kristinn
    Politico ^ | Friday, March 14, 2014 | Reid J. Epstein
    The deportation policy review President Barack Obama announced this week was actually ordered months ago, the president told immigration reform activists at the White House Friday. Obama told the group of 17 immigration reformers that he directed Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson to review deportation policies and see what could be done about them “on his first day” as secretary, one official in the meeting said. “He said since Secretary Johnson came on board he’s been looking at administrative review and exploring implementation” of new policies, said Eddie Carmona of the Pico Network. People in the meeting said Obama, who...
  • In 'Domain Awareness,' Detractors See Another NSA

    02/22/2014 10:52:16 AM PST · by Theoria · 5 replies
    NPR ^ | 21 Feb 2014 | Martin Kaste
    Police are like the rest of us; they suffer from information overload. The data pour in from 21st century sources ranging from license plate readers to Twitter. But as the information comes in, it hits an old-fashioned bottleneck: human beings."They all have access to different databases," says Dave Mosher, vice president of program management at Microsoft Services. He describes the typical law enforcement command center as a room full of people at computers. "And they all stand up and walk around and talk to each other and they'll say, 'Tell me about this,' or 'Tell me about that.' "Microsoft believes...
  • potus phych evaluation

    02/20/2014 8:42:40 PM PST · by Chief A · 34 replies
    pesonal | 2/20/14 | K. Alexander
    email on file??
  • Islamist Training Camp in Texas

    02/20/2014 6:53:07 AM PST · by stickandrudder · 24 replies
    KPRC ^ | February 20th 2014 | Nik Rajkovic
    Newly declassified documents from the FBI show Brazoria County is home to an alleged Islamist training compound. Papers obtained by the Clarion Project reveal a camp near Sweeny known as “Mahmoudberg” -- one of 22 owned by the group Muslims of the Americas. Local residents have reported hearing gunfire, and police investigated a shooting involving MOA members in 2002. “Until authorities get some information that they're planning to engage in violence to carryout their ideas, there is nothing illegal about it,” says terror expert Jeffrey Addicott at St. Mary's University in San Antonio. However, MOA members in the past have...
  • Super Bowl chaos (pre & post-game crowd disaster)

    02/03/2014 11:34:00 AM PST · by logi_cal869 · 19 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 2/3/2014 | Ryan Gorman
    Full title: Super Bowl chaos: Officials plead with 28,000 train-bound fans to stay inside MetLife Stadium after Super Bowl despite having hours to react after pre-game transit disaster (snip) Despite record ridership causing massive inbound delays prior to the game, NJ Transit officials had only one train platform open when the game let out. (snip) 'Absolutely pathetic, the NFL had 40,000 people coming on buses, they knew there was going to be 45,000 people coming out,' Tammy Ritchie, from Vancouver, Canada, told the Star-Ledger. 'We stood in line sweating, it’s absolute horse crap. (snip) As more trains arrived, police tried...
  • Homeland Security Secretary: Illegals Have ‘Earned the Right to be Citizens’

    01/24/2014 2:33:05 PM PST · by Texas Fossil · 131 replies
    CNS News ^ | January 24, 2014 - 4:17 PM | Penny Starr
    (CNSNews.com) – Speaking at the United States Conference of Mayors on Friday, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said the approximately 11 million people who are in the country illegally have “earned the right to be citizens.”
  • Feds Interrogate Man Wearing Google Glass in Movie Theater

    01/21/2014 10:26:20 AM PST · by Red Badger · 100 replies
    betabeat.com ^ | 1/21/14 9:35am | By Jordyn Taylor
    As if you needed another reason not to wear your dumb Google Glass in public—or ever, actually—an Ohio man claims he was yanked out of a movie theater and interrogated by federal agents, who believed he was illegally filming the movie with his face computer. The man’s full account is posted on The Gadgeteer, but we’ll summarize it here so you can get the gist of it before you’re engulfed forever in this ghastly winter storm. Last Saturday, our Glass-wearing protagonist and his wife went to a showing of Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit at an AMC in Columbus, Ohio. About...
  • Handgun used as laser pointer by state official reportedly rattles foreign delegates

    01/06/2014 8:50:52 AM PST · by MikeJ · 33 replies
    The Times Union ^ | 1/6/2014 | James Odato
    [...] These officials, one of whom claimed to be an eyewitness, said that three Swedish emergency managers in the delegation were rattled when the gun's laser tracked across one of their heads before Hauer found the map of New York, at which he wanted to point. Hauer, commissioner of the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services, was disabled by a stroke a few years ago and can be unsteady. He isn't a law enforcement official. He carries the loaded 9-millimeter Glock in a holster into state buildings, an apparent violation of state law barring state employees from bringing weapons...
  • Will TSA Agents be Replaced by Machines?

    01/05/2014 7:33:23 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 21 replies
    dVice ^ | Wednesday, January 1, 2014 | Robin Burks
    Will TSA agents be replaced by machines? One of the main reasons that Americans hate to fly is the Transporation Security Administration (TSA). Not only is it annoying to have to strip down at security checkpoints, submit to the occasional patdown and stand in long lines to verify our identities, but the entire system is inefficient. So what happens if we take humans off of those jobs and use machines instead? Several European airports are looking to answer that question by installing eye and face scanners, along with fingerprint readers, at security checkpoints. Many airports’ immigration checks have used these...
  • The Complex 'Military-Style' Raid on California Power Station Spooks U.S.

    12/28/2013 2:15:07 PM PST · by Daralundy · 77 replies
    Financial Post ^ | December 13, 2013 | Shane Harris
    When U.S. officials warn about "attacks" on electric power facilities these days, the first thing that comes to mind is probably a computer hacker trying to shut the lights off in a city with malware. But a more traditional attack on a power station in California has U.S. officials puzzled and worried about the physical security of the the electrical grid--from attackers who come in with guns blazing. Around 1:00 AM on April 16, at least one individual (possibly two) entered two different manholes at the PG&E Metcalf power substation, southeast of San Jose, and cut fiber cables in the...
  • Video surveillance of Downtown Houston to Expand (180 more cameras, cost $18,000,000 so far)

    12/26/2013 12:58:12 PM PST · by a fool in paradise · 36 replies
    Associated Press via KTRH 740AM ^ | Thursday, December 26th 2013 | no byline
    Police surveillance of downtown Houston will expand with the addition of 180 new cameras. The installation of the cameras means police will have nearly 1,000 surveillance feeds available to them. Most cameras are pointed on public areas around downtown, stadiums and the theater district. Police Chief Charles McClelland says Houston has more critical infrastructure than New York City and must rely on video to provide necessary police coverage...
  • Strip club sweep nets fake fan gear

    12/22/2013 6:52:50 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 33 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | December 22, 2013 | Erin Smith
    Brockton cops and Homeland Security raided a strip club authorities say was peddling fake Red Sox and Patriots gear in exchange for lap dances and seized the counterfeit goods — part of a growing problem that one expert says is not necessarily a victimless crime. Employees at the Foxy Lady Brockton were wearing some of the knock-off sports teams shirts when investigators showed up for the strip club sweep Friday afternoon and found about $10,000 worth of counterfeit gear, said Brockton police Lt. Paul Bonanca. “We seized various boxes of sports shirts,” Bonanca said. “The same jerseys sometimes sell for...
  • DHS Complicit In Drug Cartel Human Trafficking

    12/21/2013 7:55:52 AM PST · by raptor22 · 25 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | December 21, 2013 | IBD EDITORIALS
    Border: A federal judge finds that the Department of Homeland Security, instead of arresting cartel members and the clients who pay them to smuggle children into the U.S., helps the drug lords complete the transactions. Former DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano once proclaimed the U.S. border to be as secure as it has ever been. Yet her department has been found by Judge Andrew S. Hanen of the U.S. District Court of the Southern District of Texas to have actively undermined that security by enabling drug cartels engaged in the lucrative smuggling of children. The case before Judge Hanen — United...
  • The Crony Obama Donors in Charge of DHS

    12/18/2013 4:20:30 AM PST · by Kaslin · 14 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 18, 2013 | Michelle Malkin
    Dirty Harry Reid sabotaged the filibuster, and now the Democrats are running wild in Washington. Mark my words: We all will pay a price. Thanks to Reid's crony-coddling rule change, unqualified stooges will manage the Obama Department of Homeland Security. It's a bundler's world, and we're just living in it. God help us. On Monday night, Senate Democrats voted 57-37 to end debate on the nomination of Jeh Johnson to head DHS. That's three votes short of the traditional 60-vote filibuster threshold that Reid nuked last month. Johnson went on to win his appointment by a 78-16 margin. The White...
  • (MUST SEE) Vintage 1939 PHOTO: US Lawmen Dragging Fugitve Across US-Mexico Border; El Paso, Texas

    12/14/2013 12:10:34 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 44 replies
    Retronaut ^ | 1939 | Luis Marden / National Geographic
    circa 1939: Dragging a fugitive across the border, near El Paso, Texas, USA Picture by Luis Marden / National Geographic.
  • Department of Homeland Security Stacked With Pro-Amnesty Attorneys

    12/06/2013 12:51:04 PM PST · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 6, 2013 | Katie Pavlich
    As Congress gets ready to battle on immigration reform next year, it's important to take a look at who will help enforce and shape any kind of immigration overhaul. Former Department of Justice Assistant Attorney General and radical open borders attorney Tom Perez was safely put into the position of Labor Secretary by President Obama and the Senate earlier this year, knowing the Department of Justice is safely locked down as pro-amnesty. Perez has a long history of advocating not for American workers, but for illegal alien workers and made sure the Department of Justice was stacked with pro-amnesty...
  • Homeland Security Nominee Irks Senator

    11/17/2013 1:35:10 PM PST · by John Semmens · 8 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 15 Nov 2013 | John Semmens
    Jeh Johnson, President Obama’s nominee to fill the post of Secretary of Homeland Security, irked Senator Tom Coburn (R-Tex) with his “cut-and-paste” responses to a questionnaire put to him by the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. “We are being asked to confirm this person to an important position in our government,” Coburn said. “Our questionnaire is designed to obtain his views on crucial issues the Department of Homeland Security has to deal with. We deserve the courtesy of an honest effort to respond.” Johnson maintained that “I’ve been as honest as the circumstances warrant. As Secretary of Homeland...
  • When Opposing Jihad Is ‘Racist’

    11/12/2013 7:47:30 AM PST · by SJackson · 21 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | November 12, 2013 | Robert Spencer
    - FrontPage Magazine - http://frontpagemag.com - When Opposing Jihad Is ‘Racist’Posted By Robert Spencer On November 12, 2013 @ 12:39 am In Daily Mailer,FrontPage | 17 Comments “Islamophobia” has broken out at Washington University of St. Louis, sparking outrage, grief, an “open solidarity forum,” and an avalanche of groveling apologies from university administrators.It all started, according to the university’s independent student paper Student Life, with a “controversial Halloween photograph” that went “viral” and became an “emotional trigger” for Muslim students, “bringing back memories of personal experiences with racism.”The offending photo featured a group of students apparently dressed as soldiers pointing...
  • CARTOON: "Homeland Security ... I Feel Safer"

    11/09/2013 8:26:20 AM PST · by DogByte6RER · 1 replies
    Russ (via DogByte6RER) | November 2013 | Unsourced E-Mail (Russ)
  • Exclusive: Feds confiscate investigative reporter’s confidential files during raid

    10/25/2013 5:27:47 AM PDT · by ilovesarah2012 · 110 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | October 25, 2013 | Alex Pappas
    A veteran Washington D.C. investigative journalist says the Department of Homeland Security confiscated a stack of her confidential files during a raid of her home in August — leading her to fear that a number of her sources inside the federal government have now been exposed. In an interview with The Daily Caller, journalist Audrey Hudson revealed that the Department of Homeland Security and Maryland State Police were involved in a predawn raid of her Shady Side, Md. home on Aug. 6. Hudson is a former Washington Times reporter and current freelance reporter. A search warrant obtained by TheDC indicates...
  • Republicans say Obama plans to lift ban on Libyans working on U.S. aviation

    10/24/2013 9:02:01 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 7 replies
    The Hill ^ | October 24, 2013 | Pete Kasperowicz
    Reps. Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) and Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) say the Obama administration is considering lifting a longstanding ban on the ability of Libyans to work in the U.S. on aviation maintenance, flight operations or other fields. The two members of the House Judiciary Committee say they have obtained a draft rule from the Department of Homeland Security that would allow Libyans to work in these fields, and to obtain training in the United States in the field of nuclear science. According to the two members, the Obama administration believes the U.S.-Libya relationship has "normalized." The rule would reverse a ban...
  • Homeland Security: More Insecurity for Christians?

    10/22/2013 8:34:29 AM PDT · by juliosevero · 3 replies
    Last Days Watchman ^ | Julio Severo
    Homeland Security: More Insecurity for Christians? By Julio Severo President Barack Obama on Friday nominated Jeh C. Johnson as the new secretary of Homeland Security, because of his “deep understanding of the threats and challenges facing the United States.” He credited Johnson with helping design and implement policies to repeal the ban on openly gay service members in the U.S. military, according to an Associated Press story. Obviously, the main propaganda of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will be what has always been: to fight terrorism — in a way that expands Islam! Since the 9/11 Islamic terrorist...
  • Obama Homeland Security pick defended Happy Meal Hoaxer [planted rat tail in son's Happy Meal]

    10/22/2013 12:58:30 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 11 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | October 22, 2013 | Charles Johnson
    Jeh Johnson, President Obama’s nominee to head Homeland Security, represented a disgraced scientist who was sentenced to 30 months in prison for planting a fried rat’s tail in his son’s Happy Meal french fries as part of a failed extortion attempt. Michael Zanakis took a rat’s tail from the medical research laboratory where he worked, had it fried and then placed it in a package of french fries he bought at a Long Island McDonald’s on Jan. 15, 1996, prosecutors said at the time. Zanakis threatened to go public with accusations that McDonald’s served the fried rat’s tail to his...
  • Homeland Insecurity Alert: Dry Ice and Dry Runs

    10/16/2013 4:16:37 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 15 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 16, 2013 | Michelle Malkin
    Testing, 1, 2, 3, testing. Jihadists never go on furlough. While shutdown theater preoccupies Washington, terror plotters remain on the clock. The question is: Will America keep hitting the post-9/11 snooze button? At Los Angeles International Airport, two dry ice bombs exploded this week, and two others were found in a restricted area of the airport. According to the Los Angeles Times, the devices "appeared to be outside the terminal near planes where employees such as baggage handlers and others work on the aircraft and its cargo." That reminds me: It's been more than a year since watchdogs warned Capitol...
  • Sheila Jackson Lee Suggests Martial Law to End Government Shutdown

    10/13/2013 3:48:38 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 72 replies
    DC Clothesline ^ | 10/13/2013 | Tim Brown
    Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX), who has been rumored as being considered to replace Janet Napolitano to head the Department of Homeland Security, used some very strange language earlier this week to characterize a sentiment for a clean resolution to end the government shutdown. She labeled it a form of “martial law.” Yes, we have heard Ms. Lee say some whimsical and ridiculous things in her time in office, which I’m sure embarrass her fellow Texans, but this has to be one of the most ridiculous ones to date. She pushed that the measure was bi-partisan, including Democrats and...
  • (Fairfax County, VA) Muslim Immigrant Builds Shrapnel Bomb for 'Self-Defense'

    09/10/2013 9:00:32 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 15 replies
    NBC 4 Washington ^ | Monday, Sep 9, 2013 | NBC 4 Washington
    Afghan National Charged With Explosives Possession • Bomb squad searching a car near a Fairfax County shopping center A Fairfax County man has been charged with possessing a crude homemade bomb constructed out of fireworks. Thirty-eight year-old Atal Bashar of Burke is a native of Afghanistan and a naturalized U.S. citizen. He made an initial appearance Monday in federal court in Alexandria. According to an FBI affidavit, a cleaning service hired by a real estate agent found what appeared to be a bomb while cleaning Bashar's father's home in the Alexandria section of the county in March 2012. According to...
  • Wealth Destroyers: U.S. Customs Agents Seize and CRUSH $100K Land Rover ... 4x4 Lacked Airbags

    08/28/2013 6:59:50 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 32 replies
    The Daily Mail (U.K.) ^ | 28 August 2013 | Stuart Woledge
    4x4 fans look away now! Land Rovers imported to U.S. are CRUSHED by customs for failing safety rules because they don't have airbags • The exclusive vehicle was seized by customs officers in Baltimore • Its importer had attempted to fool the authorities by changing its plate • But they spotted the ruse and deemed it unfit for the US' roads • Often selling for upwards of $100,000, this one is now worth just $30 The wrecking claw hangs over the Land Rover Defender as its operator prepares to crush the exclusive vehicle on the orders of US customs. Moments...
  • Star DHS manager now on paid vacation ("War On The Horizon" Hate Site)

    08/25/2013 9:31:37 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 22 replies
    Hot Air ^ | August 24, 2013 | Ed Morrissey
    “Paid administrative leave“? After operating a website that lists the President of the United States on an enemies list, doesn’t the Department of Homeland Security have a couple of better options? The Department of Homeland Security said Friday that an employee who runs a racist website predicting and advocating a race war has been put on paid administrative leave. Ayo Kimathi, an acquisitions officer for Immigration and Customs Enforcement who is in charge of buying weapons and ammunition for the government, operates the website named “War on the Horizon.” It includes descriptions of an “unavoidable, inevitable clash with the white...
  • DHS Employee Who Operates ‘Race War’ Site Also Has Video Calling Obama ‘Mulatto F*****’

    08/24/2013 8:12:31 AM PDT · by markomalley · 26 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 8/24/2013
    President Obama is a “mulatto faggot” and “the first gay president,” according to Ayo Kimathi, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement acquisitions officer who was revealed to be running a website that “prepares” black people for an “inevitable clash” with white people.In a video from August 2009, found on Kimathi’s YouTube page, the government employee is seen lecturing a crowd about the evils of homosexuality and the president’s efforts to expand the rights of gays. “Miserable, low-life, scum-dwelling product of the Europeans,” he at one point calls Obama while ranting against the president declaring June to be National LGBT Pride Month.After...
  • Photo: When Freedom Existed in America ... Moving House Passing the White House; circa 1924

    08/19/2013 7:28:13 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 24 replies
    Retronaut ^ | 1924 | Retronaut
    Workmen transporting a house next to the White House. (President Calvin Coolidge apparently had no concern about this.)
  • DHS Extinguishes 197 Million People’s 4th Amendment Rights In Constitution Free Zones

    08/07/2013 6:59:28 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    Freedom Outpost ^ | August 6, 2013 | Tim Brown
    Constitution Free Zones are what The Department of Homeland Security has established. The federal agency isn’t really securing the borders, but they are extinguishing the Fourth Amendment rights of nearly 197 million American citizens within 100 miles of the border….and the ocean.(VIDEO-AT-LINK) Before I begin, isn’t this really what “Freedom of the Press” is supposed to be about? Doesn’t it exist to keep elected officials and things they do in check and expose corruption and lawlessness? Yeah, I thought so too, but we aren’t hearing this on the evening news, are we? Anthony Gucciardi reports on these “Constitution Free Zones”...
  • Happy 223rd birthday, United States Coast Guard

    08/04/2013 9:01:25 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 18 replies
    Multiple links in body of thread | August 4, 2013
    The United States Coast Guard was established August 4, 1790.United States Coast Guard Tribute "Semper Paratus"US Coast Guard home page
  • Feds Investigate Couple for Online Searches (pressure cookers, backpacks and quinoa, oh my!)

    08/01/2013 9:40:07 AM PDT · by kristinn · 119 replies
    Medium.com ^ | Monday, August 1, 2013 | Michell Catalano
    It was a confluence of magnificent proportions that led six agents from the joint terrorism task force to knock on my door Wednesday morning. Little did we know our seemingly innocent, if curious to a fault, Googling of certain things was creating a perfect storm of terrorism profiling. Because somewhere out there, someone was watching. Someone whose job it is to piece together the things people do on the internet raised the red flag when they saw our search history. Most of it was innocent enough. I had researched pressure cookers. My husband was looking for a backpack. And maybe...
  • Former CIA Director Woolsey Warns of Existential Threat to America

    Former Director of Central Intelligence, R. James Woolsey led a panel discussion on the growing and imminent threat a nuclear or natural electromagnetic pulse, EMP, to America's power grid and devastating loss of life that would follow such an attack. President Bill Clinton’s former Director of Central Intelligence, R. James Woolsey, led a panel discussion on Natural EMPthe growing – and perhaps imminent – threat of a natural or nuclear electromagnetic pulse (EMP) to the U.S. electric grid and other critical infrastructures that sustain modern civilization and the lives of millions of Americans. The event was sponsored by the newly...
  • Sheila Jackson Lee, Homeland Security Director

    07/30/2013 6:57:22 PM PDT · by rovenstinez · 47 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | July 30th, 2013 | Rovenstinez
    Just two weeks after Janet Napolitano announced her resignation as Secretary of Homeland Security, the Congressional Black Caucus has suggested Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee of Houston fill her spot. Read more: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2013/jul/29/cbc-recommends-sheila-jackson-lee-homeland-securit/#ixzz2aaJUgZSD Follow us: @washtimes on Twitter
  • Sheila Jackson Lee for Homeland Security secretary?

    07/30/2013 3:33:38 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 32 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 07/30/2013 | Alexis Levinson
    The Congressional Black Caucus wants Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee of Texas to be the next Secretary of Homeland Security, now that former Sec. Janet Napolitano has resigned to become president of the University of California System. The Houston Chronicle reported that CBC Chairwoman Marcia Fudge sent a letter to President Barack Obama last week to “encourage [him] to strongly consider” Jackson Lee for the Cabinet post. “Representative Jackson Lee would serve as an effective DHS Secretary because she understands the importance of increasing border security and maintaining homeland safety,” the letter says. It cites Jackson Lee’s former position as Chairwoman...
  • Uranium found at Miami-area airport; surrounding area shut down

    07/25/2013 4:13:00 PM PDT · by Ben Mugged · 36 replies
    Bradenton Herald ^ | July 25, 2013 | Unattributed
    A 55-gallon drum of uranium was found Thursday in the area of a dismantled airplane at Opa-locka Executive Airport, according to Miami-Dade Fire Rescue. The area has been evacuated while a hazmat team from Miami International Airport assess the situation as well as a possible spill. Teams are “monitoring levels of radiation,” fire-rescue spokesman Arnold Piedrahita said Thursday afternoon on Twitter. So far, “minimum” levels have been detected, he said.
  • Inspector general of Homeland Security eyed in fund mismanagement and nepotism

    07/22/2013 9:15:08 AM PDT · by ruralvoter · 7 replies
    New York Post ^ | 7/22/13 | Geoff Earle
    The acting inspector general of the Department of Homeland Security flouted nepotism rules by employing his wife, and took multiple jaunts, at taxpayers’ expense, to Florida, according to documents obtained by The Post. The documents show at least four trips that Charles Edwards — the acting inspector general assigned to root out fraud in the agency’s $40 billion budget — took from DC to Miami and Fort Lauderdale, where he was earning a computer and information-sciences degree at Nova Southeastern University, in 2011 and 2012. Travel receipts submitted by Edwards list the university’s name next to the rate charged by...
  • NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly gets bipartisan endorsement for Homeland Security

    07/15/2013 1:47:17 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 18 replies
    Hotair ^ | 07/15/2013 | Ed Morrissey
    Who will replace Janet Napolitano at Homeland Security? With the filibuster in peril this week, getting a consensus candidate may not matter much for a Senate confirmation, but that doesn’t mean one won’t arise. Already, NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly has endorsements from two key members of Congress — one Democrat, one Republican:CLICK ABOVE LINK FOR THE VIDEO Police Commissioner Ray Kelly’s experience with fighting terrorism has been cited as the reason why two lawmakers want him to take over as secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) have both called...
  • DHS' Janet Napolitano Leaves Legacy of Corruption, Lies, Lawsuits, and Waste

    07/13/2013 12:05:00 PM PDT · by VitacoreVision · 29 replies
    The New American ^ | 12 July 2013 | Bob Adelmann
    The surprise announcement that DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano will be leaving the Obama administration to head up the University of California means that she may have less opportunity to wreak constitutional and economic havoc. DHS' Janet Napolitano Leaves Legacy of Corruption, Lies, Lawsuits, and Waste The New American 12 July 2013 Many were surprised at Janet Napolitano's announcement that she will leave her position as Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) at the end of August to become president of the University of California. Chosen from more than 300 candidates vying for the position, Napolitano managed to...
  • Eye-popping billboard zings famous Republican

    07/13/2013 3:26:32 AM PDT · by jacknhoo · 21 replies
    WND Politics ^ | July 13th 2013 | author-image Joe Kovacs
    A new billboard in Canton, Ga., says South Carolina welcomes illegal aliens. A brand-new Georgia billboard proclaiming South Carolina’s alleged affinity for illegal aliens is raising eyebrows this week. The sign, posted in Canton, Ga., declares: “South Carolina welcomes the undocumented. Sen. Lindsey Graham says his state has a labor shortage and wants more immigrants. For job tips, call his office at (864) 646-4090. Located in Pendleton, S.C. Only 2 hours from Atlanta!” Sen. Graham, R-S.C., sits on a bipartisan committee that just passed a sweeping immigration-reform bill. “These people must have been off the planet for the last five...
  • Under new rules, GOP would have no say in Obama pick for Homeland Security

    07/12/2013 3:44:21 PM PDT · by markomalley · 30 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 7/12/2013 | Alex Pappas
    If Harry Reid gets his way, President Obama won’t have to worry about appointing a new Homeland Security secretary that is acceptable to Senate Republicans.Napolitano’s resignation from the department on Friday comes as the Democratic majority leader is threatening to invoke “the nuclear option” and change the Senate’s rules to allow administration appointees to sail through confirmation without threat of Republican filibustering.Under that scenario, Napolitano’s replacement would likely be the first major appointment made in the post-“nuclear option” era where Republicans would have no ability to stop the confirmation of a nominee they find unacceptable. “The selection of her replacement could...
  • Homeland Security Secretary Napolitano to Resign, Called Pro-Lifers Terrorists

    07/12/2013 2:55:03 PM PDT · by NYer · 21 replies
    Life News ^ | July 12, 2013 | Steven Ertelt
    Multiple news sources confirmed today that Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano will resign. The pro-abortion Obama official is slated to become the next president of the University of California system and the official announcement about her resignation will come later today.During her tenure, Napolitano aggressively targeted pro-life advocates and a number of incidents occurred that had her agency calling pro-life people terrorists or comparing them.A January 2012 Department of Homeland Security document made the rounds on the Internet and it painted an unflattering picture of pro-life Americans.The January, 31, 2012 document is titled, “Hot Spots of Terrorism and...
  • Homeland Security chief set to resign: source

    07/12/2013 7:12:28 AM PDT · by TomGuy · 158 replies
    Yahoo/Reuters ^ | July 12, 2013
    <p>Janet Napolitano to resign as Homeland Security Secretary on Friday. Developing ...</p>
  • EXCLUSIVE: Homeland, DOJ Prepare for Zimmerman Verdict Riots

    07/11/2013 11:19:00 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 31 replies
    Breitbart's Big Government ^ | July 10, 2013 | Ben Shapiro
    On Wednesday, Sanford Chief of Police Cecil Smith told Breitbart News exclusively that there is “nothing out there” suggesting civil unrest will take place in the city following the George Zimmerman verdict. He did state, however, that the Police Department had been coordinating with federal authorities, including the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Justice. More specifically, Smith stated that the Sanford PD had been coordinating with Community Relations Service regional director Thomas Battles at the DOJ. Battles is currently under fire for his involvement in the CRS’ work with regard to “marches, demonstrations, and rallies” related to...
  • Biometric Database tucked inside Gang of Eight immigration bill

    06/07/2013 4:44:05 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 39 replies
    Conservative Action Alerts ^ | May 31, 2013 | Conservative Action Alerts
    Biometric Database tucked inside Gang of Eight immigration bill by Conservative Action Alerts on May 31, 2013 ALERT: The Gang of Eight’s comprehensive immigration plan will destroy individual privacy via biometric database. American Conservative, Last Tuesday, the Senate Judiciary Committee passed their markup of the Gang of Eight’s “immigration reform” bill – a version that not only preserves most of the bill’s original problems, but also contains 233 additional pages of rules. Senator Ted Cruz says that the bill only makes our current immigration problems “worse.” Sadly, he holds the minority opinion as he was one of only five Senate...
  • Homeland Security bulletin warns 3D-printed guns may be 'impossible' to stop

    05/31/2013 8:21:53 AM PDT · by marktwain · 63 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | 23 May, 2013 | Jana Winter
    "Significant advances in three-dimensional (3D) printing capabilities, availability of free digital 3D printer files for firearms components, and difficulty regulating file sharing may present public safety risks from unqualified gun seekers who obtain or manufacture 3D printed guns," warns the bulletin compiled by the Joint Regional Intelligence Center. The bulletin refers specifically to Defense Distributed, a nonprofit company started by a University of Texas law student, which has successfully made and fired a 3D gun whose only metal parts are the bullets and a small firing pin. Some 100,000 plans for a gun called "The Liberator" were downloaded in just...
  • Annals of the Security State: More Airplane Stories

    05/22/2013 2:51:51 PM PDT · by KeyLargo · 16 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | May 21, 2013 | James Fallows
    Annals of the Security State: More Airplane Stories James Fallows May 21 2013 "My dad fought a war so this can never happen in America. I will not dishonor my father's memory by giving up what he fought for. No, sir. With all due respect, I will not consent to a search without a proper warrant." Over the weekend I related the story of Gabriel Silverstein, a businessman and pilot who for no apparent reason was subjected to a two-hour detention and invasive search by Homeland Security officials as he traveled across the country in his small plane. The picture...