Becky Akers, columnist at Lewrockwell.com, discusses the Department of Homeland Security’s expansion into malls, hotels and Walmarts; the disputed safety of TSA body scanner radiation and millimeter wave technology; the DHS “If You See Something, Say Something” program for recruiting citizen informants (a familiar hallmark of police states); and why the 9/11 Commission’s primary duty was to recommend the creation of DHS.
MP3 here. (18:11)
Becky Akers, an expert on the American Revolution, writes frequently about issues related to security and privacy. Her articles and columns have been published by LewRockwell.com, Campaign for Liberty, The Freeman, Military History Magazine, American History Magazine, the Christian Science Monitor, the New York Post, and other publications.