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Homeland Security Grants Went to "Zombie Apocalypse" Training

Most believe zombies are relegated to the movies and video games, but Oklahoma Republican Sen. Tom Coburn has highlighted the Department of Homeland Security’s participation in a staged “zombie apocalypse.”

According to Coburn’s most recent oversight report “Safety at Any Price: Assessing the Impact of Homeland Security Spending in U.S. Cities,” first responders were approved grant funds for a $1,000 entry fee to a week-long HALO Counter-Terrorism Summit in San Diego where the “marquee” event was a demonstration of a “zombie apocalypse.”

Source: Daily Caller. Read full article. (link)

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  • Pound. Head. On. Desk.||

    That's really too bad. I was going to (partially) defend this based on the Survivalist/Prepper Zombie Apocalypse concept, which is trying to prepare for "anything." But that's not what DHS did. They used the idea to dehumanize the people they were shooting. What a shame.

  • some guy||

    They used the idea to dehumanize the people they were shooting.

    I thought all DHS employees had a dehumanizing filter built directly into their brains.

  • ΘJΘʃ de águila||

    OUCH -- the zombies are us!