Bertus, a K-9 unit of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, watches over the festivities near Super Bowl Village in Indianapolis, Friday, Feb. 3, 2012.

Has The Department of Homeland Security Become America’s Standing Army?

If the United States is a police state, then the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is its national police force, with all the brutality, ineptitude and corruption such a role implies.