Homeland Security monitoring web for anti-government sentiment and signs of social unrest
How out-of-hand has the "war on terror" become? So much so that now, the Department of Homeland Security has taken to monitoring social media Web sites trolling for would-be terrorists, as if the world's most dangerous killers were Tweeting their plans.
Only, DHS isn't just trolling for terrorists by monitoring Twitter and Facebook. No, the department - which at least one presidential contender, Rep. Ron Paul, believes is out of control - is wasting valuable and limited assets evaluating media reports, organizations and news sites like The Drudge Report for anti-government attitudes and social unrest....more