(Update: Sometime after 10:15 a.m. on Tuesday, DHS changed its website to feature a reminder: “If You See Something, Say Something.” The feature explaining “how DHS helps keep our nation safe,” described below, was bumped to number two in the story rotation on the DHS home page.)
(CNSNews.com) – The Department of Homeland Security, as of 10:15 a.m. EDT Tuesday, was featuring on its home page a message explaining “how DHS helps keep our nation safe.”
Clicking on the featured story — “A Day in the Life of DHS” — takes visitors to a page showing what DHS is doing by “air, sea, land, or in cyberspace” to protect Americans.
“Every day, DHS employees all over the country work to protect the American public from a range of threats, including terrorism, natural disasters, cyber attacks and other emergencies and disasters. Whether by air, sea, land or in cyberspace, DHS vigilance over the last ten years helps keep our nation safe.”
The feature includes a chart showing how the DHS keeps busy with screenings, seizures, confiscations, inspections, patrols, citizenship verifications and other activities.
On the DHS home page, right below the featured “Day in the Life of DHS,” is a statement on the Boston explosions from…