The extent and scope of the DHS’ lethality and surveillance are even worse than what we know — much much worse. Coming from a constitutional lawyer, this should be taken seriously and widely disseminated to your Facebook, Twitter, and email lists.
Originally posted on Consortium of Defense Analysts:
“If once they [the people] become inattentive to the public affairs, you and I, and Congress, and Assemblies, Judges, and Governors, shall all become wolves.” -Thomas Jefferson, letter to Edward Carrington, 1787.
Bloggers have been sounding the alarm on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for some time now, but our alarms are ignored by the establishment media.
Writing for Texas’ Journal Friendswood, a reputable constitutional attorney is joining the chorus.
John W. Whitehead is a constitutional attorney, the founder and president of The Rutherford Institute — a non-profit organization dedicated to the defense of civil liberties, especially religious liberties, and human rights — and author of A Government of Wolves: The Emerging American Police State(SelectBooks).
Below is Mr. Whitehead’s article, “Has the Dept. of Homeland Security become America’s standing army?, ” for The Friendswood Journal, June 16, 2014:
“A standing military force, with…
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