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Your tax dollars at… work?

7 June 2012

The Border Patrol became part of the Department of Homeland Security in 2003 and was placed under the wing of Customs and Border Protection, now the largest federal law enforcement agency in the country with 60,000 employees.  In the process, its “priority mission” became “keeping terrorists and their weapons out of the U.S.” Since then the Border Patrol has not netteda single person affiliated with a terrorist organization nor a single weapon of mass destruction.

Todd Miller, “Fortress USA” (Salon via Tom Dispatch)

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