Skip to comments.DHS to check, control your home energy use as an item of National Security
Posted on 12/20/2010 12:30:33 PM PST by pabianice
Heard on car radio. Janet Napolitano has announced that since energy use is "a matter of national security," the DHS is setting in place a system to check on individuals' hone use of electricity, esp. ensuring that no light bulbs be incandescent in 2012. Good news for companies that sell remote-monitoring energy meters I guess. Obama is doubling-down again; intends to use executive authority to impose his rule.
I’m hoping that’s a rumor - anybody else heard it?
Yes, and child nutrition is matter of national security, so they said, because childhood eating habits lead to early obesity which can hurt of troops’ ability to perform...
Ve are ALL cannonfodder now.
I did a Google search and can’t find anything on this. If this is, in fact, true our freedom is farther gone than we thought.
On “Two Weeks of Hell” did anyone see the guts on some of those SF candidates?
If the military homos are stretched thin, I'll take a militarized homo cop in a pinch.
Yes, well, everything is deemed to fall under the umbrella of national security, hence everything can be deemed to fall under federal control.
Die Amerikanische Reich hat gesprochen.
Janet:Get a warrant WENCH!!!!!
And what isn’t a matter of national security, can be controlled by the Commerce Clause < /sarc >
Please, somebody get Incompetano a nice vibrator so she can occupy herself without screwing up the country.
This is the closest thing I’ve heard on it so far:
Napolitano Says DHS to Begin Battling Climate Change as Homeland Security Issue
Or the “good and welfare clause” (just ask John Conyers)
We used to venture this on the smoking threads as one of the next areas for goobermint invasion of our spaces in a tongue in cheek fashion.
Now, once the concept of coercive energy use and conservation is enshrined, is your plate the next target?
Your plate has a carbon quotient of 155, hence you owe your local Municipal Nutritional Authority a further USD25.
Two words I have begun to hate:
I’ll light and heat my house with my arc-welder if I choose to do so. This so-called ‘government’ is getting waaaay out of hand.
National Security....the new Commerce Clause
BITS soon, very soon.
I wouldn't be too quick with that sarc tag. If the individual mandate on health insurance stands up in court, it's not a far leap at all to see the government requiring us to purchase an IP-addressed monitoring system to observe and control energy use, as well as a GPS tracker for our vehicles.
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