Any society that would give up a little liberty to gain a little security will deserve neither and lose both. ~ Benjamin Franklin
I have reported about the security dangers posed by the radio frequency identification or RFID chips in credit cards. Credit card companies are not using them any longer because the information can be read by thieves using an $80 scanner.
RFID chips not only present security risks, they present constitutional threats thanks to the government.
We keep hearing about Big Government’s creative ideas for the use of chips in people, all of them for our well-being of course.
The government hinted at implanting chips in the language of the House Obamacare bill.
The Obamacare House Reconcilation bill, HR 3590, includes a section that provides for a National Medical Device Registry to collect data about chips already implanted in people. Is it the camel’s nose under the tent?
Then there is HR 4872 (p.2056) which repeats the same language. It is voluntary…for now.
If Obamacare is ruled constitutional and the government uses our tax money to govern the monster bill, rationing will come up. Chips could be used to see if patients have exceeded their allowable medical care costs for the year and/or if they are worthy of certain procedures given the state of their health.
Microchips were approved by the FDA in 2004, check it out here.
The microchipping of people will be done slowly so that people hardly notice their freedoms being chipped away.
Now we hear that the troops might be the first test subjects for this Big Government intrusion into our 4th Amendment rights.
Business Insider is reporting that the military wants to implant nanochips into our troops to monitor their health and to locate them if they are ill or injured. They want our soldiers to be “super soldiers” whose health on the battlefield is constantly monitored for their well-being.
If we can monitor our troops through nanochips. won’t the enemy be able to do the same? Again, the security issues has two prongs.
Soldiers follow orders and are fair game for these devices so if the government wants to implant everyone, it would be an ingenious way to start
Business Insider reports that “DARPA is at it again. This time, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has announced plans to create nanochips for monitoring troops health on the battlefield. The sensors are targeted at preventing illness and disease, the two causes of most troops medical evacuations.
What seems like a simple way of cutting costs and increasing efficiency has some people concerned that this is the first step in a “computer chips for all” scenario…
Click here for Mobiledia’s confirmation.
The government uses for implantable chips are limitless from food stamp recipients to parolees to children. Will some uses be good? Sure, but once they take the voluntary out of it, it becomes an unacceptable violation of our 4th Amendment rights.
If Obamacare can order religious facilities to violate their conscience, why can’t they force individuals to violate their beliefs concerning implantable devices?
The government has already shown their willingness to violate our rights if we go on social media sites. They plan to go much further once the Utah spy center is up and running. Then there are the drones flying overhead. Do we really trust our government officials so much that we believe they will never misuse all this information?
In this CNN video, they discuss implanting employees. This video is from last March –
This is the view of a citizen from two years ago –
August 2007, Microchipping troops –
A cashless society? This is from July 2007 –
Read about Obamacare chips here.