This item really doesn't need much explanation. I'll just give you the links and the titles, and I'm sure you can roll your eyes, all on your own.
And now less than a month later:
I guess this isn't really a bad thing so much as a stupid thing. The Department of Homeland Security has very little to do with security, and a whole lot to do with informational awareness and population control. I suppose the dumber they act, the better off we all are. Especially Americans.