On February 4, 2017, the Trump Administration’s Department of Homeland Security, now under the direction of retired General John F. Kelly, released a 29-second public service announcement (PSA) on human trafficking which prominently features pizza and a pizzeria.

The PSA begins with a man walking past the pizzeria while the voice-over narrator says:

“The signs are everywhere. Sometimes you just have to take a second look….”

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Here are some screenshots from the video:

(1) At the 0:01 mark in the video, the word “PIZZA” can be seen on the wall behind a young woman:

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(2) A bit later, still the 0:01 mark, a man crosses in front of the windows of a business with a neon “PIZZA” sign and a painted black spiral design similar to the LBLogo (Little Boy Lover) in the FBI’s Symbols and Logos Used by Pedophiles to Identify Sexual Preferences.

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Note that both of the man’s hands are empty.

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(3) It takes about 2 seconds for the man to walk past the pizzeria, through an open metal gate and onto the street outside. By this time, however, the man’s hands are no longer empty: a pizza takeout box suddenly materialized in his left hand.

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~Eowyn

Dr. Eowyn’s post first appeared at Fellowship of the Minds.