Hoooboy. The Republicans came up with another pile of foofoodust and call it "security."
We are reminded of "Every Child a Federal Captive" and "Democracy for All in the Middle East!!", not to mention "Bail Out Bankers for Their Own Good!!!"
Not everyone agrees that HR 1413 is worth a bucket of warm spit.
See what you think:
[It would]: require DHS to regularly report on the status of operational control of the U.S. Borders, which will be verified by the GAO;
require DHS to submit a plan to gain operational control (90%
effectiveness rate) of the high traffic areas of the border within 5
years, including the implementation plan and various metrics which will
be reported on by the GAO;
require DHS to submit a plan to implement a biometric exit system at
ports of entry. If the Secretary determines such a plan is not feasible,
he or she may submit an alternative plan to achieve the same level of
(Current law requires a biometric exit system and does NOT allow 'feasibility' horsehockey exceptions.)
Looks like DHS "planners" win a multi-year contract. "Do-ers"? Not so much.
(NumbersUSA provided the material in blue above.)
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