Should We Abolish the Department of Homeland Security?

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Should we abolish the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)? I highlight [a few reasons why we should] in my letter to Congress: When the DHS was created the year after 9/11, it lumped in 22 agencies from other departments to improve efficiency and coordination. It has FAILED… The budget jumped from $19.5 billion in 2002…

DHS Officers armed with machine guns set up ID checkpoint at Social Security Office, unannounced

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Residents of Leesburg, Florida were shocked to see their local Social Security office turned into a random Homeland Security checkpoint Tuesday morning, as DHS officers armed with semiautomatic rifles and accompanied by sniffer dogs checked identifications of locals. “With their blue and white SUVs circled around the Main Street office, at least one official was…

Banning the American Flag on U.S. soil?

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Dawn Kamin, who owns an optometry office in Germantown, Tennessee, received a notice that flying the American flag outside her office is a violation of the complex’s bylaws. “I was just appalled,” Dr. Kamin told Fox News Radio. “It’s the American flag. Really?” According to a letter sent to Dr. Kamin by the business condominium group that…

National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace

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Quote of the Day: “I think extending the comment period for 90 days is a good idea. It gives more Americans time to bend over and grab their ankles.” — comment left on the DHS-NSTIC page in response to Jim Babka’s proposal for a 90-day public comment period Let’s experiment with a new tactic to…