Skip to comments.How America Is Becoming A Police State
Posted on 03/04/2013 5:53:16 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
News reports that the federal Department of Homeland Security is stockpiling billions of rounds of ammunition have prompted many Americans to ask: Just who is the government preparing to go to war with?
To radio talker Mark Levin, the answer is that our society is unraveling and DHS is preparing for the collapse of our financial system, the collapse of our society and the potential for widespread violence, looting, killing in the streets, because thats what happens when an economy collapses. Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin agrees, saying, Were going to default eventually and thats why the feds are stockpiling bullets in case of civil unrest.
But all this, dire as it sounds, is just the tip of the iceberg. As WNDs acclaimed monthly Whistleblower magazine documents in its March issue, HOW AMERICA IS BECOMING A POLICE STATE, one major way Barack Obamas fundamental transformation of America is manifesting in the changing face of law enforcement local and state, but especially federal.
The signs are everywhere:
Drones are flying overhead not in Yemen, but here in the U.S., above your house, perhaps photographing you. The FAA anticipates 10,000 domestic drones in the next few years, and at least one police chief has publicly announced he wants to arm his drones with tear gas and rubber bullets.
Meanwhile, the Transportation Security Administration, having traumatized countless air travelers with its signature nude X-ray imaging and invasive pat-downs of ailing grandmothers and crying 3-year-old handicapped children in wheelchairs, is now expanding from airports to bus terminals and subways.
Even local police forces increasingly resemble an occupying army...
(Excerpt) Read more at superstore.wnd.com ...
The "social unrest" is just cover for murdering as many of us as possible.
We should have started shooting a long time ago.
I believe it but would like to be proven wrong.................
It’s not just the billions of rounds - it’s also that they are hollow point rounds.
Then there’s also the 2,000+ MRAPs that we recently learned DHS has. What are they for? It’s not like IEDs are a problem over here in the U.S.
What Good Can a Handgun Do Against An Army?
I think drones are worth 1M points and blue helmeted state police forces should be worth 1K points. It’s fun for the whole family.
And not one congressman asks about it?
Not yet. But apparently someone in the Goobermint thinks they will be at some point in the future.
I've wondered how I will die... the likelihood is growing it'll be by taking rounds to the head attempting to fend off government attackers on my home and family. It beats a slow death by cancer, I suppose...
Mobile Death Panel delivery system.
Defending a fixed position attacked by overwhelming force is not a good plan.
What Good Can a Handgun Do Against An Army?
The more pertinent question is, “What good can a handgun do against a Hellfire missile?” Answer: Not much.
Sure, it isn’t a good plan, but the overwheming force will strike like a thief in the night.
I see rioting as a result of the economic collapse of the US, but primarily in major cities. Those of us in flyover country will get along OK. What I fear is that Obama will use the DHS to implement a gun confiscation and is anticipating armed resistance. I am confident that most local law enforcement and particularly the US military would not open fire on US citizens, but would likely turn their guns on the oppressors in Washington.
Why ? The folks engaged in murder and mayhem are their own strongest supporters.
And your government dares ask why anyone would need what they expansively call an assault rifle!
Citizens aren't to "be allowed" high-capacity magazines, like those which each of their DHS stormtroopers will surely have.
They don't want to control gun violence, but rather they want to control otherwise law-abiding citizens that may become incensed at their anti-Constitutional actions.
What part of "shall not be infringed" do they think they can eradicate with impunity?
If, before they are killed, every American gun owner takes out at least one jackboot in the course of the agenda 21 blitz on our Warsaw ghetto then they will run out of goons in a couple of days and then we can hang those who gave the orders. Some of them are banksters living in Europe.
The fedzilla is buying all this war material to protect the oligarchs from the people. That they have ordered several years of ammo and now use targets with pregnant women, children and old men on them as viable targets tells US that these criminal bastards KNOW the collapse will arrive as they’ve planned it, so they are using our tac dollars to build up their defenses from US. Look for the oligarchs to retreat to their perimeter controlled island fortresses protected by the ‘domestic army’ they are building and arming. What happens in the big cities and the suburbs is of no importance to them because it sreves their agenda to erase a few million of us with chaos, starvation and mayhem.
“We cannot continue to rely only on our military in order to achieve the national security objectives that we’ve set. We’ve got to have a civilian national security force that’s just as powerful, just as strong, just as well-funded.”
— Barack Obama, 2008
I don’t see why the acquisitions of weapons, armaments, and ammunition for DHS is at all surprising. President Obama said he was going to do this, and Americans elected and re-elected him.
Well, I suppose it is unusual for politician to deliver on a campaign promise.
Fundamental transformation via the democratic process. This is what American voters wanted, and that’s what they’re getting.
It’d be better to develop stratergies/tacteries to achieve a 5:1 or 10:1 outcome.
If it comes to a fight, I’d rather go out on the offensive.
Yeah, we sure beat those jihadists in Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan, Yemen, the Southern Philippines and Pakistan with those missiles, didn’t we? BTW, Hellfires are over $55,000 a piece and are in limited supply. We had every kind of jet and propeller military aircraft in Vietnam with early smart boms. How did that work out for us?
If they are waiting to kill rioters they will only kill their own constituents. Never say never but I don’t think I’d join a riot, I would use “strategery”.
We are the enemy.
I referred to the potential use of Hellfires against Americans. There is nothing I would put past this regime.
There is yet another, more pertinent question. How many of those Hellfires will be launched until there is nobody left to launch them?
A supervillain with a superweapon is always succumbing to a hero. It pleases us to be so. But it is also the law of nature. There is only one such guy left on Earth; he is a dictator of North Korea. He is alive only because he doesn't bother any of his neighbors. Historically speaking, we saw many such supervillains, and they often had superior weapons. Those suprevillains are all dead and buried.
In this case, a Hellfire missile requires several important factors to be just right. Such as:
I'm sure there are more interesting factors to discuss. But if we focus on Hellfire, the first one will be also the last one.
I understood your post. If Hellfires won’t work to win a war in a desert, how well will they work in an urban, suburban or rural first world country. No war has ever been won from the air. There’s a reason for that.
Good stuff. Thanks.
What's hilarious is that the Left is smacking Sarah Palin around for suggesting that this ammo being stockpiled by DHS will be used against the American people.
If the Left is saying that DHS WON'T use it on the American people, just who the hell do they think DHS will use it on?
Once the riots start they can go anywhere they want and kill anyone they want and blame it on the riots.
And I was convinced that Republican governors would be the last line of defense against Obamacare by refusing to participate and overwhelming the federal system with the population of their states. Now more and more are rolling over like ten dollar whores. (apologies to the prostitutes of America for the unfavorable comparison to politicians).
Clear out the percentage of soldiers, Marines, sailors and airmen who absolutely won't fire on Americans. Threaten the rest with courts martial, loss of pay and loss of retirement benefits and you have a military willing to kill any rebels disobeying Washington. And as shown by local cops' actions, I doubt they would even require many removed or threatened for the same results.
Be on the look out for loyalty and psychological tests for the military. They will be a sign things are going to go very badly very soon.
Great thread. Very good read...here...
h/t zerohedge poster CH1
“hang those who gave the orders.”
It will be many more than just those giving the orders doing a Mussolini hand stand.
I doubt NYC will have anyone left to man the evening news as the press has been the source of most or our problems. Selective reporting is worse than not reporting.
"Selective reporting is worse than not reporting."
“”Look for the oligarchs to retreat to their perimeter controlled island fortresses protected by the domestic army “”
They better find a way to feed themselves because nothing will roll across the bridges and in 48 hours the people on the island will be eating,,, ,,, ,,, each other...
By God The Founders would have wondered why we hadn’t.
The new model armies at the DHS and other agencies have loyalty oaths to who, exactly? The Constitution or the President?
The “blue helmets” apparel is intriguing, as I recall one of the Nostradamus predictions was to beware of the blue helmets. I also seem to recall the U.N. forces wear blue helmets, too.
You have not been paying attention. The oligarchs have built several ‘sites’ where food and water and fuel and perimeter control are stored and waiting. It is the cities where the residents will be upon one another. The oligarchs will be safely hold up and protected, to wait out the slaughter by starvation, disease, and mayhem.
Well done essay ... and right on the money. The political class have been shown that the end is approaching, so they are building their domestic Praetorian class as fast as they can.
“I am confident that most local law enforcement and particularly the US military would not open fire on US citizens, but would likely turn their guns on the oppressors in Washington.”
I’m not so confident about that...
That’s the $64 question. We won’t know until the time comes...
There, fixed it.
Well, here’s the difference though... Americans, other than those in the military, aren’t fighters, and as such won’t be used to having their homes and family members splashed with missiles. That’ll cause a jarring effect they’ve never experienced before. You don’t need to win a war from the air... a few strikes will achieve much for psyops’ sake.
There are roughly 320 million people in the United States so there are probably 100 million residential dwellings here. How many missiles do you think the Federal government has? Hint: It ain’t even a million, or 100,000. Hosni Mubarek and Colonel Gaddafi had missiles, why are they not still in power?
BTW, name one society on present-day Earth where civilians are fighters, by-and-large?
If they pull that crap, citizens are going to start shooting them down. It's just like hunting geese.
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