Security of U.S. Passports Called Into Question

This is insanity!

The U.S. government agency that prints passports has for years failed to resolve persistent concerns about the security risks involved in outsourcing production to foreign factories, a joint investigation by ABC News and the Center for Public Integrity has found.

This is capitalism, 2010 style. Why should a passport be any different than anything else that can be produced for a profit?

Making them here would be “cost prohibitive”.

I can see your point. But is cost the only qualifier, in production of a document such as our U.S. passport? It’s not like an instruction pamphlet for the latest mobile phone. There are other areas that the U.S. State Department can make a saving.

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