Category Archives: Department of Homeland Security

Terrorists Beware: Americans Are Training on Resiliency Modules

On the same day that terrorists eleven years ago demolished the twin towers in New York, brought havoc to the Pentagon, and downed a passenger plane in the fields of Pennsylvania, I was still thinking about Sunday’s article in the … Continue reading

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The Big Security Kahuna Bites the Dust

Two and one-half weeks ago, a Saturday, three people broke into the Oak Ridge National Laboratories, a huge conglomeration of research labs just west of Knoxville, Tennessee.  The suspects, each of whom was arrested but only after breaching the security … Continue reading

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El 2012 no puede fallar pared virtual de la frontera: dale como lo mismo cuando DHS pedió propuestas para su tercer pared virtual de la frontera

(Translated by Jessie Hollingsworth. Originally posted on April 18th.) DHS le prometió que no lo hacía otro vez, pero lo hizo.  La semana pasada, Martes, DHS reveló ofertas por so tercer pared virtual de la frontera entre el EEUU y … Continue reading

Posted in Department of Homeland Security, En Espanol (Spanish Translations)

Parsing the President’s State of the Union: What Happened to Comprehensive Immigration Reform?

Last night there was much to praise in President Obama’s State of the Union Address, including attention to our troubled economy and what appears to be a sterner approach to Congressional bullies who do not understand the word “compromise”.  But … Continue reading

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Are Border Drones the New Golden Security Fleece?

Now that the Obama administration has announced that almost all of the National Guard originally assigned to the Mexican border by President Bush will be reassigned, one wonders just exactly what the 300 National Guard left at the border will … Continue reading

Posted in Border Security, Department of Homeland Security