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Michael Springate <[log in to unmask]>
Tue, 3 Feb 2009 20:22:39 -0800
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I think, to be frank, Homeland Security was concocted precisely to ensure
that the CIA and the FBI were telling the same story after 9/11. For the
first time, someone had complete authority to go through the files of all
the ≥Intelligence≤ and ≥security≤ organizations and harmonize them.  Hard to
see how adding yet another layer of bureaucracy had anything to do with
efficiency, rather than control.

On 03/02/09 7:55 PM, "[log in to unmask]" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Jennifer:
> It IS a Nazi Department, and yes, those people should be back in the CIA and
> FBI, then close down at least the CIA.? They are an evil organization that EP
> would have had a field day talking about their unconstitutional misdeeds.?
> Sorry for sounding so political about this, but I fear for our liberties, and
> I fear for the sovereignty of our once great nation that has been taken over
> by our enemies from within.
> In Liberty,
> --Bob Bowen
> ? Tulare, California
> "Homeland Security" is such a Nazi-sounding department, In my opinion they
> should just put those people back in the FBI and CIA and be done with it.
> Jennifer Wilson
> Hailey
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jennifer Wilson <[log in to unmask]>
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Sent: Tue, 3 Feb 2009 10:46 am
> Subject: Re: What's happening to St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Washington DC ?
> Thanks for the heads-up on St. Liz. I was in DC last week and headed out
> there, as I'd never visited the property. FYI the security is tight. The
> guards at the front gate had to be cajoled to let our car through and
> cautioned us, NO PHOTOS. We drove around the grounds, even to the newer
> mental hospital in the back, whereupon I noticed that there's no security at
> the Alabama Street gate, where we exited. There are a bunch of construction
> trailers in that area and, if you turn left you have pretty much free access
> to the entire property without subjecting yourself to the bullies. I didn't
> even get out of the car and would have wanted to know which building Ez was
> in. Many of the outbuildings are abandoned, with "Danger" signs on the
> doors. I was told that John Hinckley, Reagan's attacker, is incarcerated in
> the more modern facility.
> It's my understanding that the project is a done deal, but I would be
> willing to join a peitition if anyone has insight into how to block it.
> "Homeland Security" is such a Nazi-sounding department, In my opinion they
> should just put those people back in the FBI and CIA and be done with it.
> Jennifer Wilson
> Hailey
> On Sun, Jan 25, 2009 at 7:47 PM, Grace Davis <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> > Yes, I saw this announcement on CNN last week. A few of us are planning to
>> > go up in the Spring to see it "one last time" before the beautiful campus
>> is
>> > marred by construction. I can only pray that it is true that a great chasm
>> > exists between getting approval for construction and actually breaking
>> > ground. Would Obama consider such a thing? Who knows?
>> >     -Grace Davis
>> >      Athens, GA
>> >
>> > --- On Sun, 1/25/09, Michael Springate <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> > From: Michael Springate <[log in to unmask]>
>> > Subject: What's happening to St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Washington DC ?
>> > To: [log in to unmask]
>> > Date: Sunday, January 25, 2009, 3:15 PM
>> >
>> > The federal government has gained approval to build a new headquarters for
>> > the Department of Homeland Security in the nation'
> s capital.
>> >
>> > The "Washington Post" reports the three-point-four-billion dollar
>> > facility
>> > would be one of the largest construction projects in the DC area since the
>> > building of the Pentagon back in the 1940s.
>> >
>> > Supporters say it will bring economic activity to one of the poorer
>> > sections
>> > of the city, while providing a safe workplace for 14-thousand Homeland
>> > Security workers.
>> >
>> > Those against it, including historical preservationists, have long argued
>> > the project to be built on the grounds of Saint Elizabeth's Hospital, would
>> > destroy a landmark site with scenic views of the Nation's Capital.
>> >
>> > http://arkansasmatters.com/content/fulltext/?cid=174001
>> >