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P.L. 112-33, The Continuing Appropriations Act, 2012

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Making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2012.

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Latest Major Action: 9/29/2011: Presented to President.

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    Costs: $415.73 per
    and increases their $162,301.27 share of the national debt by $415.73.
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Robert D

June 6, 2011, 11:19am (report abuse)

This is the most useless bill to send before the President to sign. The no knock warrants the spying on United States citizens.The violations of our rights as citizen's far out weighs the cost. It's not as a veteran of the armed forces gave my oath for. Recently the loss of one man in AZ on a warrant that was wrong based on false allegations is enough for me to stop this foolishness.

Josh Taylor

June 10, 2011, 3:05pm (report abuse)

Homeland Security has done enough damage to our freedoms.

Defund and shut it down.

VOTE NO.

lfraz43

(logged-in user) June 20, 2011, 9:59am (report abuse)

If homeland security is not going to perform it's mission for the Taxpayer then I agree, defund it. But it should be performing it's mission but at a funding level about half of what the proposed funding is.

JoshTaylor

(logged-in user) June 21, 2011, 5:27pm (report abuse)

I don't know who is posting as Josh Taylor but as you can see I am the registered, logged-in Josh Taylor (name in blue).

The individual above calling themself Josh Taylor is a 12 year old boy, currently out of school for the summer, who has no friends other than a vinyl blow up doll that he was hiding from his mommy. She found it and now he has no friends.

This bill would help provide for the security of America.

I AM IN FAVOR OF THIS BILL!

I VOTED "YES"!

AH

August 22, 2011, 10:21am (report abuse)

Home Land Security has to fellow real world security threats. Not follow threats pumped up with a political or social agenda. Not threats pumped up to increase defense spending. Since pre Iraq war lies and more lies US invasion political dark forces have been exaggerating threats to our nation. To start with give TSA back to the airlines! Stop adjust threats according to political gossip, and innuendos.

Paul Connors

August 22, 2011, 11:21am (report abuse)

First Bush nd now Obama, along with Janet INCOMPETANO continue to mask the inherent fascism in DHS activities under the sobriquet of Homeland Security. We now have a President who will NOT even discuss terrorism for what it is, but he wants MORE and MORE money, for more and more layers of bureaucracy that does nothing to keep us safer, but everything to destroy our liberty. I served 28 years in the Armed Forces and did not take an oath to support this creeping authoritarianism. Start by firing Incompetano and beign the dismantling of DHS.

The behavior of the Exective and legislative branches is unconscionable. Then again, it's easy for them as they continue to squander OPM (other people's money).

RetdNavy

(logged-in user) August 22, 2011, 1:42pm (report abuse)

I voted "No' because, until now, DHS has been more incompetent and unbelievably unrealistic that one could believe. "Homeland" security has become a political toy instead of a realistic goal. And, DHL seems to be even more filled with incompetency that the non-department agancies that preceded it.

If DHS were doing it's job responsibly and competently, I'd for "For" 100% of the time.

David N MO

August 22, 2011, 7:07pm (report abuse)

Bush started this monstrosity. I think it may be more aptly named "Division"

BGraz

August 22, 2011, 7:56pm (report abuse)

It's time to scale DHS way back... it is much too often invasive government abusing US citizens Constitutional freedoms.

LFraz

August 23, 2011, 8:21am (report abuse)

This bill contains to much waste and duplicative effort with other departments in the Federal Government. This budget request should be trimmed by 30% and the roles and responsibilities between competing departments clarified and enforced. This is exactly what lead to non-disclosure of critical information between departments and allowed 9/11 to happen undiscovered!

Milos Leubner

August 23, 2011, 12:23pm (report abuse)

Where are these World most dangerous enemies they are looking for? In a cave somewhere? It have been showned that a guy with a load of fertelizar can pulverize huge building - and why ? because an obvious retard named Reno has ordered a burning of little kids in Waco,Texas. The real danger are the wan-a-be feudal lords and the zombies in government serving them.It is not my homeland these nuts can provide security for - but be aware and ready ,they are trying and will not quit!!

AH

August 23, 2011, 6:05pm (report abuse)

After reading these posts I feel good about --- at least some people have their heads screwed on correctly. Thanks to all posters.

JOE MC 822

August 27, 2011, 12:18am (report abuse)

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ZJB

July 20, 2012, 10:13am (report abuse)

Does anyone realize this bill funds the National Science Foundation, which supports research and development efforts, education, and innovation in the US? According to this website, 81% voted against the bill. I bet .1% of those people knew what they were doing. Please think for yourselves.

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