Archive for October, 2013

The US Customs Service is getting out of hand

October 2, 2013

This On The Media report is depressing.  It seems that US citizens have essentially no rights when they cross the border into the US, and that the US Customs personnel answer to no one.  I wish there was some way for me to prevent my tax money from funding these thugs.

http://www.onthemedia.org/story/my-detainment-story-or-how-i-learned-stop-feeling-safe-my-own-country-and-hate-border-patrol/

Subsequent pieces revealed this gem, documenting the illegal activities of Border Patrol agents and State Police:

http://www.onthemedia.org/story/road-nowhere-near-border/

https://www.checkpointusa.org/

http://www.youtube.com/user/CheckpointUSA