Department of Homeland Security

Police State 'Gears Up'
A Republican legislator in New Hampshire, troubled by the increasingly militarized police force in his town, is trying to do something about it. Read more...
Palin Blames President Obama For Crazy DHS Black Nationalist Employee
Sarah Palin and Fox have suddenly decided they like the Southern Poverty Law Center if one of their articles gives them an excuse to attack President Obama. Read more...
The Chair of the House Homeland Security Committee pretends naming a DHS replacement they like will get them to cooperate on the part of the immigration bill they wanted to pass already. Read more...
The early debate around a key provision wasn't about anything like mass collection of phone records. Read more...
Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) on Friday declared that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) would have murdered the participants of the original 1773 Boston Tea Party and and would have "killed off" half of the Founding Fathers who signed the Declaration of Independence. Read more...

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Texas Sen. John Cornyn (R) on Thursday warned his colleagues in the Senate that people who were "wearing some form of turban" were illegally immigrating into the United States by crossing the Southern border. Read more...
Oklahoma Rep. Frank Lucas (R) recently told a conservative radio show that President Barack Obama's administration may be engaged in a "conspiracy" to purchase all available ammunition as a form of gun control. Read more...
The fertilizer plant that exploded on in West, Texas in April, wiping out part of a small Texas town and killing at least 14 people, had last year been storing 1,350 times the amount of ammonium nitrate that would normally trigger safety oversight by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Read more...
A week after a blast at a Texas fertilizer plant killed at least 15 people and hurt more than 200, authorities still don’t know exactly why the West Chemical and Fertilizer Company plant exploded. Read more...
Rep. John Tierney (D-MA), the ranking Democrat on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee's National Security Subcommittee, slammed Republicans on Thursday for conducting a hearing that he said was driven by Internet conspiracy theories suggesting that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) was buying a billion rounds of ammunition to use against the American people. Read more...