22 December 2015

What’s The Point?

At least 72 employees at the Department of Homeland Security are listed on the U.S. terrorist watch list, according to a Democratic lawmaker. 
Rep. Stephen Lynch (D., Mass.) disclosed that a congressional investigation recently found that at least 72 people working at DHS also “were on the terrorist watch list.” 
“Back in August, we did an investigation—the inspector general did—of the Department of Homeland Security, and they had 72 individuals that were on the terrorist watch list that were actually working at the Department of Homeland Security,” Lynch told Boston Public Radio.
I guess my main question is this:  Just what the fuck is the point of the DHS?  How in the hell is it going to keep the homeland secure if it can’t even keep itself secure?

Frankly, I lack the vocabulary to describe how astonished and perplexed I am by this.  It’s simply incredible that our government is being infiltrated like this in spite of its massive surveillance abilities.  The entire justification for expanding government spying was security against foreign terrorists.  The entire point of expanding the federal security budget was to increase security against foreign terrorists.

More to the point, how does no one catch this?  You’d figure job applicants’ names would be checked against the internal watch list.  Has non-discrimination policy become so completely ass-backwards that federal government feels it would be unfair to discriminate against people on the basis of their terrorist associations?

Either the DHS is staffed by moronically incompetent retards, or it has completely castrated itself with political correctness.  Either way, it is simply has no reason to exist anymore.


  1. my bet is with the moronically incompetent retards

  2. Eduardo the Magnificent22 December, 2015 04:39

    It exists to keep most people timid and in line. Don't post anything radical because they're watching you, and stuff....

  3. I've met some DHS employees in recent years, and they're not terribly impressive. I'm not concerned.

  4. The DHS - like most government agencies - is to give jobs and pensions to bureaucrats who would be all but unemployable in the private sector.

  5. The point of the DHS is to protect and promote the interests of the government and its bureaucracy.

    That's what was threatened, and now its even bigger.

    The private citizen--- even more an exploited slave.

  6. A question for you Mr Grey: if you wanted to extinguish the DHS because of what it has become, and your bent is to take action rather than dilute your outrage a billion-fold by punching it into the internet, what would be an effective way?

  7. This posting, IMHO, is a glimpse into the magnitude of the public's assumption that the intent of creating this bureaucracy back in the early 2000s - post 9/11 - was to actually protect the "homeland". My experience has shown me that such bureaucracies are merely excuses for growing the government machine for a more sinister intent in the long run; BHO has simply utilized it to his nefarious advantage to further the shift of the country away from a free, capitalist, one. I suspect we haven't seen the worst, yet.