Homeland Security? Has it impacted your life?

United States
January 26, 2007 7:40am CST
Well, Homeland Security protected the public in the USA from a terrorist last fall ... When I went to get a license in the State I moved too, I was told I had to have all these things to prove who I am .. birth certificate, etc. It cost me time and money to get the documents I needed. So, the country was protected from a potential illegal alien or terrorist, etc!!!!!! The fact I've served in the Army in a war while BoBo (W) was partying here Stateside does not change the fact that *I* still have to PROVE I was born here in order to get a driver's license in another State! Here's the irony .. almost two weeks ago the automobile my wife's granddaughter was riding in was hit head on .. totalled the car .. thankfully no one was seriously injured. The driver of the other car? An illegal alien with NO license and No insurance!!!! WoW .. you have to admire the work of Homeland Security, don't you? Have you had anything like this happen to you?
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• United States
27 Jan 07
That's so awful that I really don't know what to say. Homeland Security isn't here to make things secure for the citizens. It is a smoke screen to shut the citizens up. I've heard about things like that happening all over the country on Alex Jones' radio show, www.prisonplanet.tv . There's a militia of illegals in California declaring war and citizens being arrested for protecting themselves. It's unreal the things that are going on. Thank God, your granddaughter wasn't hurt. And thank you for serving our country and fighting for us while BabyBush was here shoving stuff up his nose.
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@Lydia1901 (16354)
• United States
3 Feb 07
You are right, they say that they are doing things to protect the USA, while they letting all these illegal immigrants do pretty much what they want. Thankfully, that did not happen to me just yet.
@artemis432 (7474)
• Abernathy, Texas
26 Aug 07
My husband whose company contracts to Customs/Homeland Security would agree wholeheartedly. Not a fan, he's always saying that they have way too much power - he claims they can arrest someone - and jail them with no trial. Luckily, he does for them what he does at other bases for other contracts - he works on the planes, no real contact. Although tonight he and his crew are getting everything ready at the hanger for an inspection from the President and the head of Homeland Security. He likely won't actually meet anyone. They have no reason to talk to him. I totally didn't know that about needing all that to move. Must be a new thing as I move all the time. Although, I do need a birthcertificate for my I.D. and such. But I always have. I sure hope we don't wind up moving anytime soon!
@Destiny007 (5820)
• United States
31 Mar 07
I no longer drive, but last year I had to get phone service started after moving and needed a new account. This used to be done over any telephone with a credit or debit card. Well, they still let you use that, but now before you can even get the order put in they give you a fax number and you have to send them a picture id and some other information. This is just to get phone service. It added about a week to the normal wait for the installation. I'm not sure if it was Homeland Security or not, but it was a new policy. Just to rent a PO Box you have to have 2 forms of ID, and one cannot be your SS card.
@suscan (1955)
• United States
22 Feb 07
I thankfully have not had anything like that happen to me. But I would be so frustrated, if it did.