Tag Archives: Department of Homeland Security

The State of the Police State

Tuesday’s New York Times reported an outbreak of corruption among border guards along the U.S.-Mexican border. Although most of the corruption reported involves the smuggling of illegal aliens, similar corruption could introduce drugs, weapons and/or terrorists to the U.S. In short, the corrupt border agents do the opposite of what they were hired to do. [...]

Missile Envy

Last night, a Standard Missile 3 rocket, launched from the USN Lake Erie, an Aegis-class cruiser in the Pacific Ocean west of Hawaii, struck a disabled spy satellite 150 miles over Earth. It is hoped the missile destroyed the satellite (confirmation of a “kill” will be made later today) and saved the planet from peril. [...]