Skip to comments.DHS deploying in Homeland with weapons of war (MRAP APCs)
Posted on 03/16/2013 12:58:57 PM PDT by Travis McGee
The sighting of a Department of Homeland Security Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) Armored Personnel Carrier (APC) at a gas station near Ybor City, Fla. on Wednesday is raising questions, concerns and fears about what the federal government is foreseeing in terms of likely needs for such armed and armored transports.
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Compounded by the administrations now on the radar push to further restrict civilian firearm ownership, the recent controversy over the potential use of drones over American soil to kill citizens without due process, and a longstanding and documented train of abuses tied to the militarization of law enforcement activities, those who keep an eye on such things are noticeably distressed. In the absence of once-pledged administration transparency and a vigorous and motivated watchdog press, civil libertarians are left with only speculation, and some are wondering if the predictable result, keeping activists on edge, is intentional.
If the government is so worried about a civil disturbance, why are they working so hard to disturb us?
No help from the House, that’s for sure.
Good question. You would almost think they were instigating a civil crisis. You know, the kind they’d need to calm down with martial law. Once and done, goodbye freedom, goodbye Constitution.
It may be that IF they ever start reducing the fraud and waste of Welfare/EBT, they are preparing for the inevitable inner-city tribal parasites’ assault on suburbia, taking what they “Have a Right to”, as they’ve been told we have to “Share”, and cutting their funding would force the crack-users to seek another source of income....gun sales are at an all-time high for a reason; people will protect their families and property when all Hell breaks loose.
So, who exactly is planting IED’s in Ybor City? Or are they just getting ready for an acquital in the martyr trayvon vs citizen Zimmerman case.
The unmitigated gall to put an American flag on that Gestapo Ghettomobile.
Thanks for the website link.
Now that I finally have a good mobile phone, I’m on the lookout.
These are here for Holder’s people.
Exactly. To me putting the symbol of the US on a vehicle like that, a symbol for many fought and died for freedom, really fired me up when I saw that picture.
You cannot put lipstick on a pig and make it any better IMO.
Martial law will result in a very noticeable civilian asymmetric response.
Surely some reporter can just look into this and write a simple article clarifying the facts.
Why do we keep seeing the same speculation and rumors repeated endlessly rather than just a simple factual article, how old is this story by now?
How about “Running wolf” does he sound credible to you, more or less credible than “Modern Survival blog”?
DHS vs 90 million heavily armed and upset American citizens. Does the name “Custer” mean anything to these clowns?
Did I miss your /sarcasm tag?
Or are you just that blissfully naive and trusting in the MSM?
"Ben Gazzi? Didn't he star in 'Fast and Furious?' Great movie!"
Vyacheslav von Plehve would be so proud.
Of course I am waiting to learn if DHS bought 2,000 MRAPs or if the Marine Corp bought them, before I just start spreading the word and panic that DHS bought them as fact.
Shouldn’t we first determine if they did, if this happened at all?
Taking which side?
How about Running wolf does he sound credible to you, more or less credible than Modern Survival blog?
Do you know either one of them, or me, or David Codrea, or Sally Sweetlies?
Or do you think the black MRAP pics were photoshopped by conspiracy bloggers?
Or do you just love the taste of black boot leather? Lot of that going around lately.
I was hoping that somebody would catch that allusion. Thanks for restoring my faith. Black as night.
Photographing an MRAP is one thing, but the question is whether they own 16 of them or almost 3,000, shouldn’t we at least pretend to want to learn which one is true before we get all hysterical and just claim it as fact?
The final frames in that video really struck me.
Young civilian women ... with guns.
Someone needs to arm themselves with some cans of Krylon and tag it with some swaztikas and hammer/sickles.
It doesn’t bother you that you have to wait for an explanation? It didn’t bother you that it took six weeks and a filibuster in the Senate for the 0bamugamites to simply say “no, we will not kill Americans with drones based on suspicion alone?”
Don’t change the topic, my question is about the rumors of the 2717 MRAPs, are they for the Marines or for DHS?
FOR RELEASE AT
5 p.m. ET No. 015-12
January 09, 2012
Navistar Defense, L.L.C., Warrenville, Ill., is being awarded an $879,923,195 firm-fixed-priced delivery order 0023 under previously awarded contract (M67854-07-D-5032) for the procurement of 2,717 units of rolling chassis; 10 engineering change proposals; and 25 contract data requirements lists, for MaxxPro Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles. Work will be performed in West Point, Miss., and is expected to be completed by the end of October 2013. Procurement funds in the amount of $879,923,195 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The original contract was competitively procured. The Marine Corps Systems Command, Quantico, Va., is the contracting activity.
I know what Martial Law is, but what do you mean by an asymmetric response?
blame it on brain freeze- 18 degrees in Minneapolis. I just got back from trying out my new snow shoe (on the 8 inches of snow on the ground TODAY)
Heavily styrene’d gasoline and black printer toner will blacken the windows and make it impossible to drive because you can’t see out the windshield.
The time has come to dismantle DHS and every SWAT team on every police department in the country. There is no reason for police to have that sort of firepower available to use on the citizenry.
I didn’t change the topic. You said you were waiting for an explanation. I spoke to that comment.
DHS with armored vehicals conducting warrant service?
That video is frightening as you listen to him talk about it.
It wouldn't surprise me if a few were deployed in Florida because of that case... to protect the looters and rioters.
Let’s rattle your cage a little...
The Marines can be deployed inside the United States and are exempt from Posse Comitatus.
Not suitable for the Nut Job Conspiracy Theory Ping List. It’s out in the open.
Why not try the Bring out Your Dead Ping List? We may be needing that.
I'm sure they'll get right on it as soon as they finish writing their expose on the FBI machine-gunning Branch Davidians attempting to escape the flames on that dark April day in 1993.
Rattle my cage?
When someone expresses the rational view that we should decide if DHS has actually bought 2700 MRAPs that right now seem to actually be for the military, before we start freaking out, what does that have to do with being an opponent, or calling for a cage to be rattled?
I didn’t say anything about waiting for an explanation, I am waiting to find out if it is even real, and wondering why a responsible conservative reporter doesn’t just give the facts.
Post 34 shows the Marine Corps ordering 2717 MRAPS a year ago, how does that relate to this rumor?
They are getting ready to go after these “Jews”! Who are these “Jews”? If you have to ask, you are probably in one of the categories of the nrw “Jews”. But as the judas goats on this forum continually remind us,”Don’t worry, there is an explanation...
"Of course I am waiting to learn if DHS bought 2,000 MRAPs or if the Marine Corp bought them,..." - ansel12 post #22
A tagline worthy of replacing my current "Gun confiscation enables tyranny. Don't enable tyranny."
Whatever Obama is preparing to put on us, he knows we will either accept it or fight it.
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