DHS To Expand TSA’s “Service” to 9,000 Buildings, Sports Stadiums, etc.
The DHS announced that the “See Something, Say Something” program was set to be expanded to include 9,000 federal buildings, as well as sports stadiums, businesses and communities in general. . . (Source)
Whew! Now we can all relax knowing we’ll be safer, everywhere we go, as we get our papers checked, and submit to pat-downs, and have agents leer at nude pictures of our children, daughters and wives courtesy of high tech, virtual strip search scanners. Right? (You think U.S. Government agents aren’t interested in leering at nude pictures? See this: 5200 Pentagon Employees PURCHASED Child Pornography )
This absurd and expensive security theater campaign follows the recent (January 1st, 2011) implementation of the stasi-style “See Something, Say Something” campaign, in which Americans were urged to report “suspicious activity” by means of Orwellian telescreens placed at Wal-Mart checkouts which played a looped message from DHS chief, Janet Napolitano.
DHS will no longer be limited to the airport in the form of the TSA, but will become a ubiquitous entity policing everyone through a network of citizen spies and infrastructure security technology. The agency will also assume the mantle of regulating Americans’ every behavior and activity. (Source)
Fear, fear, fear.
Yet Americans are more likely to die from peanut allergies, lightning strikes, or accident-causing deer than terrorist attacks. So, what’s the point? Decide for yourself: (more…)