Feds Create Special Department to Ban Death and Repeal the Second Law of Thermodynamics

or at any rate, they might as well do it, since they’ve created a department which promises to achieve the quixotic goal of making sure “we never become complacent again”.

Someone in the Homeland Security Department needs to learn the meaning of the word “hubris”. It reminds me, in a strange way, of the loony Stalinist indignation at counter-revolutionary weather. Do they really believe for a moment that a government department can prevent people from becoming complacent? Hell’s bells! People are forgetting the Holocaust! Do they really think they will succeed in making people live every day like it’s September 11, 2001–forever?

On the other hand, it *is* hard to feel complacent when they have a logo like this:


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