Tag Archives: Homeland Security

As If Traveling Werenít Bad Enough Already

The Department of Homeland Security is looking into requiring all airline passengers to wear a special bracelet that would allow the crew of a plane to cause an “electro-muscular disruption” (EMD) to immobilize disorderly passengers.
What about people with pacemakers? What about the small percentage of people with undiscovered conditions who may be killed by such […]

Maybe Next Time

This is disappointing, if you are hoping the United States will not slip into fascism:
Three years ago, Congress gave Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff an unusual power to “waive all legal requirements” that could stand in the way of building the fence. These requirements included the nation’s environmental protection laws. The same congressional action took […]