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DHS Plugs Secure Border as Grenades Explode Near Area U.S. Consulate

As the nation’s Homeland Security Secretary toured the Mexican border area this week to promote how safe it is, the State Department quietly issued an alert warning about the region’s escalating drug-cartel violence. Who should Americans believe? Here are the choices from two different U.S. government sources just days apart;…

U.S. Lets Naturalized Terrorists, Spies Keep Citizenship

An astonishing number of naturalized U.S. citizens have been convicted of grave national security crimes—including terrorism, espionage and theft of sensitive technology—yet the government allows them to keep their American citizenship. As unfathomable as this may seem it’s simply business as usual in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the…

Years after 9/11 U.S. Fails to Regulate Foreign Student Visas

Though a number of Islamic terrorists have entered the U.S. with student visas, the Homeland Security agency responsible for overseeing educational institutions that host foreigners rarely combats fraud or enforces laws that could help prevent future attacks. Considering that two of the 9/11 pilots, the would-be Wall Street bomber and…

U.S. Power System “Inherently Vulnerable” to Terrorist Attack

The U.S. seems to focus most of its Homeland Security resources on protecting transportation against terrorism while seemingly insignificant targets like the country’s electric power delivery system remain dangerously vulnerable to an attack that could cause tremendous damage. An attack on the system, which carries electricity from large central generators…

DHS Hides Records of Failed $1 Bil System from Congress

In an apparent effort to cover up a potential scandal, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has for months refused to provide congressional leaders with records related to a failed program that was quietly nixed after the agency blew $1 billion on it. The faulty “life-saving” technology, known as BioWatch,…

$5.8 Mil “Text Against Terror” Fails To Provide Any Tips

The U.S. government has blown nearly $6 million on an experimental “anti-terrorism” program in New Jersey that encourages the public to send tips via text message from their cellular phones. Since it was launched in mid-2011, the federally-funded “Text Against Terror” project has produced no credible tips, according to a…

TSA Hangs Loose In Hawaii as Unscreened Bags Board Planes

Federal officers responsible for airport security in Hawaii’s largest airport have given a new meaning to the popular island greeting “hang loose” by kicking back on the government’s dime while luggage got on planes unscreened. This went on for months at Honolulu International Airport, according to an audit released by…

DHS Covers Up Failures of U.S. Counterterrorism Centers

A huge post-9/11 counterterrorism program that’s received hundreds of millions of dollars has failed miserably to provide any useful intelligence and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has covered up the mess from both Congress and the public. Scathing details of the wasteful program were uncovered in the course of…

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