Wake Up America! This reads like something out of 1984 but it's real. -snip- Through sheer tenacity Paul managed to obtain a business card identifying the visitor as Mark Cerchione. His title is – take a deep breath – Inspector for Region 10 of the East Command for the Department of Homeland Security's National Protection and Programs Directorate, Federal Protective Service. This vital human cog in the State's apparatus of public order has an office located at 550 West Fort Street, Room 370 in Boise. -snip- "If you see something – say something," commands Commissarina Napolitano from Wal-Mart telescreens across the Rodina. Citizen Concepts, one of the ever-expanding school of corporate remoras battening onto the Homeland Security leviathan, has introduced a so-called "Patriot App" for the iPhone that will simplify things for informants by permitting them to interface directly with the hive mind. (Among its corporate "goals," Citizen Concepts lists "decreasing variance in human behavior to mitigate risk and error" – or, rendered into intelligible language, eliminating non-conformity as a threat to the public interest). Read the rest here: 'Just Keeping You Safe': The*Cheka*Checks*In by William Norman Grigg I fear we're out of time. America is going to get what she asked for by neglecting to remain watchful.