Posts tagged Department of Homeland Security
US Detains And Deports Two Britons For "Destroy America" Tweets

Well this was going to happen at some point for sure.  Brits Leigh Van Bryan and his friend Emily Bunting have been barred from America by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for two tweets about "diggin' up Marilyn Monroe" and "destroying America."

If anything, it shows the DHS' systems work in picking up possible 'social' terrorist threats; but we feel as if context may be missed somewhat.  According to the two, who claim complete innocence, it's innocent British slang, and the Miss Monroe comment was a Family Guy reference.  But, to be fair, in a country that has really stepped up it's security, saying “free this week for a quick gossip/prep before I go and destroy America? x” is pretty damn stupid.

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