Thursday, July 18, 2002

Keeping America Great

The Bush administration plans to recruit up to 4% of U.S. citizens as secret informants to report suspicious activies of the rest of us. It's called, and I am not making this up, "Operation TIPS". Here's an article on it. They plan to target utilities service people who have access to people's homes, and postal workers, who can tell where their mail is coming from.
Here is the government's description of the program.
Tom Tomorrow called this one 4 months ago, but he thought he was just being funny.