Get Ready for the USSA

| April 21, 2003

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has hired the former head of the Soviet Union?s secret police, the KGB, as a consultant on matters of ?internal security,? reports Al Martin for Martin notes that General Yevgeni Primakov will likely advise the DHS on the creation of so-called ?internal passports? such as the new CAPPS II program that oversees credit checks of airline passengers and the not-yet-proposed National Identity Card Act (NICA). ?When the NICA gets passed the Posse Comitatus Act gets overturned, a few other pieces of legislation yet to be proffered get passed,? Primakov is quoted as saying, ?the White House will have more control over the American people than the Kremlin had over the Russian people when Stalin was alive.?
?Anne Geske

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