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The Government's tactical assault on our liberty
Coachis Right ^ | 10/16/2011 | Doug Book

Posted on 10/16/2011 11:23:47 AM PDT by Oldpuppymax

Two centuries ago the Founders feared a strong, centralized federal government would establish a standing army, an irresistible force capable of crushing those rights of individual liberty which had been so carefully and deliberately crafted into the Constitution.

Today that fear has been realized, not with the American military, but in the increasingly disturbing form of paramilitary units and heavily equipped tactical assault teams which exist in even small town police departments and bureaucracies within the federal government.

In Waco, 80 lives were taken by masked SWAT team members driving armored vehicles in what one writer properly called an “…ATF publicity stunt gone awry.”

Three years ago over 400 children were wrenched from their parents by body amour clad assault teams carrying automatic weapons, all in response to a confidential telephone complaint of abuse which turned out to be a hoax.

In May of this year, former Marine Jose Guerena was gunned down, shot 22 times in a pre-dawn raid by a Pima County, Arizona police SWAT team which riddled even neighboring homes with stray bullets.

The “no-knock” search warrant which permitted the unannounced entry into Guerena’s home led to the discovery and confiscation of NO illegal contraband, just the death of an innocent man.

And in Stockton, California members of a Department of Education SWAT team dragged a helpless, handcuffed father through his front yard and held him for 6 hours in a police car, all because his estranged wife–NO LONGER LIVING AT THE ADDRESS–had presumably defrauded the Department of an unspecified amount of money.

From 300 per year during the 1970′s, Special Weapons Assault Team raids have exploded to more than 50,000 per year over the past decade,

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1 posted on 10/16/2011 11:23:51 AM PDT by Oldpuppymax
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To: Oldpuppymax; Abathar; Abcdefg; Abram; Abundy; albertp; Alexander Rubin; Allosaurs_r_us; amchugh; ...
From 300 per year during the 1970′s, Special Weapons Assault Team raids have exploded to more than 50,000 per year over the past decade...



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2 posted on 10/16/2011 12:28:26 PM PDT by bamahead (Few men desire liberty; most men wish only for a just master. -- Sallust)
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To: Oldpuppymax

Geeze. Sounds like bitter meth addict who doesn’t care about children. /s


3 posted on 10/16/2011 12:39:11 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: Travis McGee; Jack Black

Another report on an ongoing theme.


4 posted on 10/16/2011 12:44:57 PM PDT by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: Travis McGee
Here, I'll go ahead and get this on the thread.:


5 posted on 10/16/2011 12:54:02 PM PDT by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: Oldpuppymax
" From 300 per year during the 1970′s, Special Weapons Assault Team raids have exploded to more than 50,000 per year over the past decade "
6 posted on 10/16/2011 2:19:46 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: Oldpuppymax
"From 300 per year during the 1970′s, Special Weapons Assault Team raids have exploded to more than 50,000 per year over the past decade." Thats because the SWAT was originally designed for extreme hostage situations etc. Now they turn out to serve search warrants for petty drug stuff and other things that would normally fall in the domain of the local street cops. Remember when a couple of black and whites would pull up and 3-4 uniforms would knock on the door, serve an arrest warrant or a search warrant. Somebody went out to the patrol car in cuffs and off they went as pretty as you please. Most people go peaceably. The DHS has now established some 50 fusion centers around the country and they are busy federalizing the local police forces and state patrols. IMHO the DHS is the single most dangerous agency that has ever been created and until or unless we get rid of it or cut it down significantly it will continue to march forward in its quest to finish building a complete police state. We need to be asking all of our prospective presidential candidates exactly what they plan to do about this agency if elected. My guess is not much. The GOP likes power as much as the Dems do.
7 posted on 10/16/2011 3:05:41 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: bamahead
...California members of a Department of Education SWAT team...

...Ima gonna lern ya, or kill ya...

8 posted on 10/16/2011 3:23:16 PM PDT by gargoyle (...it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them...)
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To: The KG9 Kid

This might be of interest to you.


9 posted on 10/16/2011 5:13:55 PM PDT by bamahead (Few men desire liberty; most men wish only for a just master. -- Sallust)
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To: FreedomPoster; Eaker; afnamvet; AK2KX; Ancesthntr; An Old Man; APatientMan; ApesForEvolution; ...

CWII Ping. We have a real Stalinist vibe starting to emerge in this country. It’s sickening.


10 posted on 10/16/2011 9:06:15 PM PDT by Jack Black ( Whatever is left of American patriotism is now identical with counter-revolution.)
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To: Oldpuppymax

We are frogs in hot water, slowly being boiled to death, WITHOUT REALIZING OR REACTING.

Our tipping point was passage of the blatantly unconstitutional DeathCare bill. Yet we still remain in the hot water, oblivious to our surroundings.


11 posted on 10/17/2011 3:25:43 AM PDT by NTHockey (Rules of engagement #1: Take no prisoners)
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To: FreedomPoster

It worked for Hitler and for Stalin.


12 posted on 10/17/2011 3:30:49 AM PDT by Recovering Ex-hippie (Rick Perry 2012)
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To: Oldpuppymax; All

There are more of us than them...


13 posted on 10/17/2011 4:39:11 AM PDT by stevie_d_64 (I'm jus' sayin')
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To: stevie_d_64

If that is true, why is obama in the White House and why are we in the mess that we are in now? At one point in time, they were more of us than them, but, that has since changed. I know, I know, we got guns.


14 posted on 10/17/2011 4:56:33 AM PDT by sport
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To: sport

If that is true, why is obama in the White House and why are we in the mess that we are in now?

[Thats easy...Our grassroots conservative majority became too intellectually lazy and did not match the intensity and tenacity of the liberals and their candidate...Let’s see if that works again for them this time...I bet it will be close again...And it didn’t start in 2008, we lost big time back in 2006]

At one point in time, they were more of us than them, but, that has since changed. I know, I know, we got guns.

[You answered your own question ;-)]


15 posted on 10/17/2011 5:08:15 AM PDT by stevie_d_64 (I'm jus' sayin')
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To: Jack Black

Thanks for the ping.


16 posted on 10/17/2011 5:14:27 AM PDT by Vor Lady (Everyone should read The Importance of the Electoral College by Geo. Grant)
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To: stephenjohnbanker

Yeah... That line kinda jumps out at ya’ doesn’t it.


17 posted on 10/17/2011 5:18:55 AM PDT by Dead Corpse (For those who fight for it, life has a flavor the sheltered will never know.)
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To: Georgia Girl 2
When the only tool you have is a hammer, every problem begins to look like a nail.

I'm of the opinion we need to start hammering back.

18 posted on 10/17/2011 5:20:37 AM PDT by Dead Corpse (For those who fight for it, life has a flavor the sheltered will never know.)
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To: Dead Corpse

When the SHTF I have a feeling this problem will be taken care of.


19 posted on 10/17/2011 7:24:00 AM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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20 posted on 10/17/2011 8:52:12 AM PDT by TheOldLady (FReepmail me to get ON or OFF the ZOT LIGHTNING ping list)
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To: stevie_d_64

“There are more of us than them...”

I’m not so sure of that anymore....heck, I can’t even just sit in my house alone without recieving knocks on my door and threatening letters....All because I simply will not answer some very inappropriate questions.


21 posted on 10/17/2011 9:17:46 AM PDT by CSM (Keeper of the "Dave Ramsey Fan" ping list. FReepmail me if you want your beeber stuned.)
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To: CSM

Well we have had conversations about that very intrusion...We also know what the solution to that is...And the answers that ARE appropriate...

Just because the masses turn into sheep doesn’t mean some of those people aren’t against the principles we hold stringeintly to...

I didn’t even get a followup this time...back in 2000, I did...I told the guy I am not going to answer such intrusive questions, and that it is nothing personal against him...He smiled and said I know what you mean...But he was retired and just took on that position to get out of the house...

I told him I know what you mean...

That is why I feel confident that there ARE more of us than them...

I believe we are going to correct the course this country is on right now in 2012 (and finish what we started in 2010)...I just hope we can get there without another “ahhh sh!t” event/incident that will be a game changer...

This country is on a knife’s edge...Go one way and it will come inglued like we have never seen it before, simply because of the awareness of our population...

How we cope with it, if we have to, will set the pace for our future...And we had better be prepared mentally and physically for it, whatever happens...

Just my opinion...


22 posted on 10/17/2011 10:38:47 AM PDT by stevie_d_64 (I'm jus' sayin')
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To: Jack Black

“We have a real Stalinist vibe starting to emerge in this country. It’s sickening.”

Many of us have noticed it, Jack.


23 posted on 10/18/2011 3:00:19 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: Dead Corpse

Too many cops trying to play TV “Cops”


24 posted on 10/18/2011 3:01:17 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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