Statements about Homeland Security
"Under Mayor Cicilline, [Providence] was a sanctuary city."
"There are still tens of thousands of missing service members from previous and current conflicts that our nation is working to find and repatriate."
Says Ken Cuccinelli supported a law that could allow people to carry missile launchers into airports.
Says about NSA data collection: "Every member in both parties who served on the Intelligence Committee voted in favor of this."
"U.S. Department of Homeland Security has told banks -- in writing -- it may inspect safe deposit boxes without warrant and seize any gold, silver, guns or other valuables it finds inside those boxes!"
Says that since he took office, "there have been no large-scale attacks on the United States."
"Taxes and fees amount to about 20 percent of a typical $300 round-trip domestic ticket. That’s higher than taxes on products like alcohol, tobacco and firearms."
"When the president's spokesman was asked about (Anwar) al-Awlaki's son, … he said he should have chosen a more responsible father."
U.S. military uniforms are manufactured in China.
"The White House has three staff calligraphers making between $86,000 and $97,000 each, and just one National Security Director. She makes $55,000."
"Donna Shalala left me with 12 million doses" of smallpox vaccine and "I created enough" to vaccinate "every man, woman and child against smallpox in America."
Says President Barack Obama promised a "pathway to citizenship" to undocumented immigrants and "didn't deliver jack squat on any of it."
Federal regulations required the changes to Georgia's driver’s license renewal process.
Says he "passed" eight measures, including ones to prevent groping at airport security checks and to bar "sanctuary" cities in Texas.
Says the Department of Homeland Security has ordered "enough rounds of .40 caliber ammunition to kill every man, woman and child in the United States," possibly to combat "massive civil unrest" or "an invasion by a foreign power."
All travelers -- even babies -- arriving in the U.S. by air must have a passport.
"The Obama administration just issued instructions that terrorism training should not involve any reference to Islam."
Every month since 9/11, there have been as many suicide attacks against the United States and its allies as there were in all the years leading up to 9/11.
"Under Governor Almond the RI DMV had a program that allowed undocumented [people to] use their Personal Tax Identification Number . . . to apply [for] and receive a RI driver’s license."
"President Obama has declared disasters in 48 of 50 states this year."
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