By L.C. Vincent.
Since the day it was announced and founded by the Bush Administration upon our government’s alleged response to the atrocity of 9/11, the name of The Department of Homeland Security has been nagging at me in the back of my mind as something not quite American. Stop and think about it for just one moment. Why would you name a new department of this country The Department of “Homeland” Security? Why not the Department of United States Security; or the Department of American Security? Or the Department of U.S. National Security. Why “Homeland” Security? It has always rubbed me the wrong way.
As most of us know, nothing in Washington ever happens in a vacuum. Nothing is ever named without giving that name serious consideration. Just consider the amount of tortured labor that went into naming the “P.A.T.R.I.O.T” Act (Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism) in order to make the gutting of our Bill of Rights palatable, even “patriotic,” to naive political observers and voters. A more appropriate name might have been “The Gestapo Enabling Act.”
The Department of Homeland Security is no exception. There are multiple reasons why that name bothers me. For one, I cannot pinpoint the country of “Homeland” on a map. There is no “Homeland.” Of course, we all know where we were born, and where we live. We all know that the Department of “Homeland” Security refers to the United States. But then why not just name it the Department of United States Security, or even the U.S. Department of National Security, two much more obvious choices?
You see, there really is something going on here, and while it may not be quite obvious, the fact of the matter is that the name “Homeland” was picked for very specific reasons over the more obvious alternatives. The question, of course, is why.
When one considers the thrust of our national “leadership” over the past decades (Trump excluded) it is clear that there exists a powerful lobby for the importation and exploitation of cheap labor to satisfy the so-called “Republican” business block. The importation of impoverished “refugees” are now allowed and encouraged by our government to violate our borders and break our immigration laws to satisfy the Democrat power block. Democrats now look forward to replacing the traditional American middle class voter with this new voting block of economic refugees and welfare recipients to join the Democrat party’s permanent, established welfare voting block and expand upon it.
I hypothesize that in order to make these “folks” feel more welcome, our government has chosen The Department of “Homeland” Security so that these illegal alien “immigrants” can point to the North American continent, or even the Northern and Southern hemispheres, and think: “Yes, that nebulous area without real boundaries and borders is my “home” — my “homeland.”
The word “homeland” connotes no national borders, no national boundaries, no nation-state, not even the United States. “Homeland” is wherever a person — illegal alien invader or economic refugee — ends up living in North America; their new “Homeland.” The name can be perceived as both a welcoming device and as a way of sabotaging any vestige of nationhood or national identity.
“Homeland” Security is amorphous. It can be made to fit any nation, any continent, any hemisphere. It is the perfect shade of bureaucratic gray to camouflage its activities under a halo of familiarity without the unwelcome ring of Patriotism.
Just to refresh your memory, around the same time as The Department of Homeland Security was being announced, the new version of the North American Continent’s common currency was being floated to replace the Yankee dollar, The “Amero.” Linking Canada, USA and Mexico into what might loosely be thought of as the North American common market, The Amero was set to replace The U.S. Dollar as the principal medium of exchange for the North American marketplace.
Fortunately, the inherent drawbacks of a common currency among our three Northern Hemisphere nations sank the Amero’s chances of becoming a viable alternative to the dollar. Adopting it would have required that the U.S. abandon its own currency to adopt a regional, non-national currency. Moreover, it would have required Americans to give up control of their own trade negotiations as well as being subject to a rules making body outside of our country which would usurp our legislative branch, our Congress.
Around the same time, both the Trans-American Corridor and the Trans-American Highway were gaining national attention and traction. The Trans-American Corridor, you may remember, included making a 40 mile swath of the United States into an international “free trade” zone no longer owned by The United States but open to the world, effectively cutting the United States in half! That fever dream is now apparently dormant, and its sister project, the Trans-American Highway — cutting America in the middle from East to West rather than North to South — is also currently moribund.
Was the conjuring and naming of The Department of Homeland Security a “first strike” attempt at melding our Northern and Southern neighbors under the umbrella of a non-nationalistic, non-specific security force? Was a decision made to do this at approximately the same time as a decision was made in advance of events to unite all three countries under a common economic umbrella, sharing a common security force?
Such an idea would indicate a level of pre-planning and foreknowledge well in advance of public events and revelations. This timeline might eventually bring into question the foreknowledge of the seminal event which was the public excuse for bringing a national security apparatus on line in the first place, with the U.S. seemingly responding to the natural pressure of a terrorist act transpiring on September 11th of 2001.
Of course, the P.A.T.R.I.O.T. Act was written several years in advance of 9/11, then placed on the shelf and held in abeyance — almost as if the authors knew that something was coming, but they did not feel sufficiently comfortable with revealing their constitutional hatchet job until events provided the cover necessary for its acceptance by the general public. The anticipated intervening catastrophic event of 9/11 then made the adoption of The PATRIOT Act seem like a “good idea.” That this sort of legislation was just “waiting in the wings” reminds me of how The Enabling Act seemed like a good idea to Germans after the burning of The Reichstag, which enabled The National Socialists to ascend to power.
In both instances, cynics and realists have suggested that events did not exactly transpire as authorities had revealed to the general public. In the case of the PATRIOT Act, the irony is that this legislation accomplished the one crippling blow against America that the “terrorists” were utterly unable to achieve by their attack — the suspension of many fundamental individual freedoms and liberties that represent the core values of America.
The enabling legislation of The PATRIOT Act is the very legislation that has placed this nation under a continuing state of national emergency. The PATRIOT Act has enabled and promoted the use of all manner of governmental spying on American citizens by mail, phone, internet, public gatherings, search engines and reading matter right up until this day. It is an atrocity, an outrage, and utterly un-Constitutional, yet it remains law to “fight terrorism.” The true “terrorism,” of course, has already been committed by the U.S. government against The Bill of Rights, with 9/11 used as justification to achieve what real terrorists could never hope to accomplish.
The Department of Homeland Security may well have been a reflection of the “strategery” behind the scenes to make security precautions more palatable to a larger populace than just U.S. Citizens. The irony is that the only “homeland” which we know, The United States, is now being invaded by thousands of economic refugees from all over the world as they pour over our Southern Border. Yet our Department of Homeland Security does absolutely nothing to stop this invasion.
The swamping of our borders is left strictly to our Border Patrol to somehow deal with this alien invasion. Half of the members of our Border Patrol are now utilized as baby sitters while the narco-terrorists abetted by China, and the international child traffickers, reap millions of dollars in profits on a daily basis. Indeed, one sees hundreds of thousands of criminals without documents invading our country, without any papers or any health screenings, most of whom are never even stopped, questioned and/or vetted, but instead are let loose into the interior of our country — and one wonders if it even makes an impression upon the leadership of the Department of Homeland Security, or cause those who wear the DHS uniform to stop, pause and reflect upon their job description and obligations as America is being stolen from its citizens by The Great Replacement.
A more cynical person might posit that our Homeland Security forces are actually employed to secure a “homeland” for the new illegal arrivals and refugees who violate our sovereignty, who just come to America looking for a better life — at our expense. Is that really a cynical view, or is that the view of a realist?
Perhaps our DHS could take a cue from Mexico. Mexico has very strict laws regarding the violation of its physical borders, as well as what citizens and non-citizens are allowed to do in Mexico. Mexico’s prohibitions make it clear that their immigration laws exist to protect the Mexican economy, the Mexican culture, and the people of Mexico. It is ironic that the USA applies exactly the opposite philosophy to those who invade America, thanks to the Biden/Harris/Obama “Open Door” porous border policies.
Perhaps one day our Department of Homeland Security might notice that the people who clamber over our border and border walls may be bringing illnesses and diseases, as well as bacteriological, kinetic and radiological bombs and terrorist weapons, while swelling the ranks of gang bangers like MS-13. Without individual vetting of every “entrant,” there is simply no way to know.
Perhaps one day our Department of Homeland Security will notice that our American “homeland” — our Nation — is no longer secure, or even ours. But then they may point at a map on the wall and declare that all of the North American “homeland” has actually been secured for The New World Order, and that as far as The Department of Homeland Security is concerned, they have achieved the goal of citizen pacification for their banker paymasters: Mission Accomplished!
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