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:

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

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:


(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.


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


(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.



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