The Homeland Security Act of 2002 formed DHS by melding 22 disparate agencies into the third-largest Cabinet-level department
On Monday a two-foot-long drone crashed inside the White House grounds, flown by a drunken intelligence agency employee, who claimed he had no intention of breaching presidential security, but you or anyone else can buy a drone at any Radio Shack.
Cheap, powerful cameras capable of reading license plates has allowed police to build databases on the movements of tens of millions of Americans. Where did they get that equipment?
In 26 states, police often can find out who you are based on your facial image, even if you’ve never been arrested for any crime, yet uncounted millions of illegal immigrants come and go at will. All of this comes under the authority of Homeland Security.
What does it all mean? How did we get here? Where does it all end?