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Abolishing the DHS

ABOLISHING DEPARTME the DHS LAND SECURITY How a panicked response to 9/11 wastes billions of dollars fighting a minuscule threat THE DHS WAS CREATED TO FIX A PROBLEM: 9/11. OR RATHER, THE PROBLEMS THAT LED TO 9/11: COORDINATION COMMUNICATION CLUES CIA monitored an al-Qeada planning meeting in Malaysia (2000)... FBI agent identified hijacked airliners as a weapon al-Qaeada would use. The Minneapolis FBI field office believed Zacharias Moussaoui, the accused 20th hijacker, was planning the hijacking of a plane. ..but lost track of two members An agent in Phoenix noted "Usama bin Laden" would attempt to send his men through aviation schools in the U.S. who made it to Bangkok. These two terrorists made it to L.A... Yet FAILED to monitor him. ...and eventually flew American Airlines 77 into the Pentagon. THE DHS WAS FORMED SO THIS WOULDN'T HAPPEN AGAIN: 22 70 40 THAT OCCUPY IN AGENCIES BUILDINGS LOCATIONS 00000000 000000O 000000O O000000000 O0000'000'0'0 REPORTING TO 108 CONGRESSIONAL GREAT FOR SUBCOMMITEES & COMMUNICATION, OVERSIGHT PANELS RIGHT ??? LET'S TAKE A LOOK AT SOME COST ANALYSIS... Number of American citizens who died last 4 year in terrorist attacks. 17 You have a greater chance of being crushed to death by Number of otherwise successful car bomb attempts your own furniture. per day DHS would have to stop for its spending to be worthwhile, according to a cost benefit analysis ...AND PUT IT IN PERSPECTIVE 17 Deaths from terrorism VS. deaths for the same year from: ONE MLLION 30,000 40,0do HEART DISEASE & CANCER GUNS SUICIDE SINCE 12/14/2012 ANNUAL DHS BILLIONS BUDGET A $46.7B increase! 100 90 2014 COMPARE TO: $60B 80 All brewed beverages bought in America, 2012: 70 $100 billion 60 50 40 COMPARE TO: All wheat bought in 30 Starting budget, 2013 America, 2012: $7.5 billion COMPARE TO: 20 All corn bought in $13.3B America, 2012: 10 $23.3 billion + 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 ??? IS OUR SECOND LARGEST GOVERNMENT AGENCY WORTH IT ??? BUDGETING WITHOUT REGARD FOR POPULATION DENSITY, CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE, OR RISK ASSESSMENTS CREATES EVEN MORE WASTE: $63,000 WASHINGTON Mason County purchased a hazardous decontamination unit, even though they have no hazmat team. $30 MILLION NORTH DAKOTA / MONTANA Dollar amount of border checkpoint upgrades for two towns whose combined populations $74,394 ČALIFORNIA An urban fusion center acquired 55 large screen T.V.'s for training. They forgot to purchase training software. On the day inspectors visited, all 55 T.V.'s were on the same channel. fotal less than 700 people $100 MILLION WASHINGTON D.C. TANZANIA/ When the first family was visiting Tanzania, the U.S. Secret Service spent more than that entire country's economic output in one week. Waste ALL OVER THE PLACE! $5.7 BILLION NATIONWIDE To ensure the original 5 anthrax deaths don't happen again, automated DNA-testing air sniffers were installed in many public buildings, despite the fact they don't allow for testing of air till 36 hours later. $0.00 $111,600/YR FLORIDA Commander of Coast Guard TEXAS Border checkpoint in Laredo serving 55,000 daily & processing $116 billion in goods is nations highest priority, yet recieves no money. District Seven in Miami has his stylish 6,200 sq. ft. home leased by taxpayers. ARE PERSONAL LIBERTIES ERODING UNDER THE DHS? "If power companies Take a look at their policies and practices: invested in infrastructure the way DHS and Congress Warrantless Wiretapping Attacks on academic dom fight terrorism, a New Yorker wouldn't be National Security Entry/Exit Registration System Monitoring of peaceful groups able to run a hair dryer, but everyone in Bozeman, Montana Domestic Drones The Real ID Act TSA searches could light up a Militarization of the Police stadium" No-Fly Lists Verenique de igy -Economist Don't let an overblown fear support a wasteful police state. ABOLISH THE DHS. BROUGHT TO YOU BY Colatons own-furniture-as-by-terrorism/258156/ death_since_newtown_sandy_hook_shooting.htmlīcod.htm TO U.S. S HO

Abolishing the DHS

shared by laurensharsta on Dec 23
Since 9/11 there have been major efforts to advance domestic US protection that have been very costly to the American people.


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