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DHS Massive Police State Tac Gear Buildup
The Intel Hub ^ | April 4, 2012 | The Intel Hub

Posted on 04/06/2012 9:48:44 AM PDT by Yollopoliuhqui

The Department of Homeland Security has made news in the past few weeks with the revelations that they have purchased up to 650 million rounds of .40 caliber hollow point ammunition.

Now, despite ignoring requests as to why they need that much ammo, they have moved forward and purchased an unknown amount of bullet resistant booths to possibly be stationed at unannounced checkpoints throughout the country.

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TOPICS: Government
KEYWORDS: 2ndamendment; 40caliber; ammunition; banglist; civilianarmy; cnsf; cw2; dhs; policestate
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For a News/"ACTIVISM" forum, I don't see this issue being tracked very closely by Freepers. This issue needs a government hearing and needs to become a campaign issue unless the notion of a Nazi police state mobilized into a full takeover in a matter of days given a suitcase nuke or similar scenario is appealing to conservatives.
1 posted on 04/06/2012 9:48:53 AM PDT by Yollopoliuhqui
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To: Yollopoliuhqui

What Good Can a Handgun Do Against An Army?
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-backroom/2312894/posts


2 posted on 04/06/2012 9:52:59 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Ich habe keinen Konig aber Gott)
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To: Yollopoliuhqui

Thank heavens we have DHS to protect us all! </sarcasm>


3 posted on 04/06/2012 9:54:45 AM PDT by carriage_hill (I'd vote for a "orange juice can", before 0bummer&HisRegimeFromHell, gets another 4yrs. Can-> later.)
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To: Yollopoliuhqui

I’m not so worried about it. If a bunch of JBT’s show up on our local roads to impose a dictatorship they’ll last about a day. Probably less.

I also have faith in our military to mobilize and put these mutts down.


4 posted on 04/06/2012 9:55:27 AM PDT by MeganC (No way in Hell am I voting for Mitt Romney. Not now, not ever. Deal with it.)
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To: Yollopoliuhqui

LOL

It’s tracked and quite well.


5 posted on 04/06/2012 9:56:52 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: Yollopoliuhqui

Funny thing, I have the same calibers they have...
bang


6 posted on 04/06/2012 9:59:36 AM PDT by ▀udda▀udd
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To: MeganC
I also have faith in our military to mobilize and put these mutts down.

The official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force is Civil Air Patrol...

Care to guess what DoD-funded organization has become increasingly tied to (and tasked by) DHS and FEMA?

Mr. niteowl77

7 posted on 04/06/2012 10:00:48 AM PDT by niteowl77 (Let it burn.)
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To: Yollopoliuhqui

This novel was alarmingly too real....
http://www.enemiesforeignanddomestic.com/
ENEMIES FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC is about one of the several fault lines dividing the world views that co-exist uneasily within the United States today. One side of this ideological divide believes that American gun rights are a dangerous anachronism, and that firearms ownership should be strictly regulated, and as far as possible curtailed by the government. This side of American society desires to see all firearms registered with the government, and many classes of firearms banned.


8 posted on 04/06/2012 10:03:43 AM PDT by An American! (Proud To Be An American!)
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To: ├čudda├čudd

It would be like Christmas to open the back of a blacked-out Suburban and find a few crates of .40 cal.

Having numerous family members, close friends, and neighbors who are in law enforcement on the local, state, and federal levels, I don’t worry too much about a bunch of agents with guns.

I hunt with my cousin, a seasoned AF MP, and she’s assured me that the majority of federal grunts couldn’t hit the broadside of a barn. Your run-of-the-mill hunters, plinkers, and most American gun owners would run out even the most tenured DHS grunt.

No self-respecting former military man or woman would participate in the bullying or killing of Americans. Every last military man and woman with whom I’ve discussed this issue has said the same. Obama’s “army” (small A) will be a bunch of ignorant thugs.


9 posted on 04/06/2012 10:05:56 AM PDT by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: An American!; Travis McGee

Ping to a Police State thread!

Written by our very own Travis McGee!


10 posted on 04/06/2012 10:08:06 AM PDT by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: MeganC

The faster these idiots break things, the faster American patriots can step forward to put this great nation back on the right track.


11 posted on 04/06/2012 10:09:16 AM PDT by servantboy777
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To: rarestia

Everyone should consider that this is a

“contract to buy up to X rounds”.

It is not “they have purchased X rounds”.


12 posted on 04/06/2012 10:12:29 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: rarestia

I hope you are right. . .


13 posted on 04/06/2012 10:15:29 AM PDT by ▀udda▀udd
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To: Yollopoliuhqui
The shack.

UL 752 Bullet Resistant Booth
Security Guard Shack SDB133

Description:

Shelters Direct provided and installed this 4x13 steel UL 752 Bullet Resistant Level 3 security guard building. Decorative window grille frames, a standing seam hip roof, and custom security lighting are featured in this guard station.

Good luck on that, it will work for the sheep but ten bucks says they wont try this level of stupid in an "ethnically oriented neighborhood."

.

14 posted on 04/06/2012 10:18:58 AM PDT by TLI ( ITINERIS IMPENDEO VALHALLA)
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To: An American!
This side of American society desires to see all firearms registered with the government, and many classes of firearms banned.

But not illegal voters.

Which is more dangerous and oppresive?

In my opinion. illegal voters (dead, repeat voters and non-citizens.)

15 posted on 04/06/2012 10:31:49 AM PDT by Publius6961 (A)
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To: TLI

High tech version of ;

‘FISH IN A BARREL’


16 posted on 04/06/2012 10:33:56 AM PDT by maine yankee (I got my Governor at 'Marden's')
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To: MeganC
I also have faith in our military to mobilize and put these mutts down.

I'm dubious that that would happen. Take a look at Lt Col Lakin and the guy who is currently bring processed for a General Discharge because he questioned 0bama's eligibility. I'm afraid that most would be good little soldiers and just go along.

17 posted on 04/06/2012 10:39:21 AM PDT by The Sons of Liberty (Psalm 109:8 Let his days be few and let another take his office. - Mene, Mene, Tekel, Upharsin)
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To: TLI

Can’t help but wonder how that would stand up to an F-750 with a brick on the accelerator.
(my money is on the Ford)


18 posted on 04/06/2012 10:40:55 AM PDT by Fireone (Elect a patriot, elect Newt! (did I mention FUBO?))
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To: TLI

Bullet resistant, huh? Neat. I wonder if it’s fireproof.


19 posted on 04/06/2012 10:42:38 AM PDT by old3030 (I lost some time once. It's always in the last place you look.)
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To: Fireone

“F-750 with a brick on the accelerator.”

Irresistible Force, Immovable Object, Boom!


20 posted on 04/06/2012 10:49:04 AM PDT by READINABLUESTATE ("We must hang together, gentlemen...else, we shall most assuredly hang separately." - Franklin)
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To: TLI

One 18-wheeler running about 60+ mph will take out that liddle McDonald’s drive thru.


21 posted on 04/06/2012 10:49:15 AM PDT by mkjessup (0bama squats to pee.)
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To: Yollopoliuhqui
Thomas Net

Shelters Direct Builds Bullet Resistant Booths for Homeland Security

Press release date: April 4, 2012

Owner: Department of Homeland Security

Project Description:

Shelters Direct provided the Department of Homeland Security with this 4x13 Steel UL 752 Level 3 Bullet Resistant Booth.

This guard building features a standing seam hip roof, a thru-wall HVAC unit, (2) UL 752 BR Level 3 sliding doors, UL 752 Bullet Resistant Level 3 glass and a Low]E coating.

Other noticeable highlights of this prefabricated steel building include metal halide security lighting, decorative window grille frames, and a "Stop & Go" light with controls.

Contact information
Megan Silas
Sales & Marketing Coordinator
Octagon Services Inc. DBA Shelters Direct
8580 Laureldale Drive
Laurel, MD 20724
Toll Free: (800) 393-9400
Phone: (301) 317-6000 ext. 128
Fax: (301) 317-8265
megan@sheltersdirect.com
www.sheltersdirect.com

How does Level 3 Bullet Resistant Glass perform against, say, a .338 Lapua?

22 posted on 04/06/2012 10:54:40 AM PDT by kitchen (America or obama - you can't have both.)
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To: rarestia

Don’t forget what happened at Ruby Ridge and Waco. I would not have thought that US Fed LEOs would be willing to do what they did, and with no remorse.

Most active duty wouldn’t either, but some would. How many would it take?


23 posted on 04/06/2012 11:02:54 AM PDT by CPO retired
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Click!

Donate to Free Republic.

24 posted on 04/06/2012 11:12:27 AM PDT by RedMDer (https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/default.aspx?tsid=93)
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To: CPO retired
Don’t forget what happened at Ruby Ridge and Waco. I would not have thought that US Fed LEOs would be willing to do what they did, and with no remorse.

Really? Do you think human nature is any different in the USA than anywhere else in the world? History is full of examples of government police and military murdering millions of their own citizens. I can't think of a single instance where the police or military said "No, we're not going to round up Jews, middle class cambodians, etc." When David Dinkins outlawed semiautos in NYC there were no reports of any police refusing to arrest the "criminals" who kept their guns. In NO the police rounded up citizens' firearms. Not one report of any refusing to do so.

Don't count on any branch of the government at any level helping you out.

25 posted on 04/06/2012 11:14:27 AM PDT by from occupied ga (Your government is your most dangerous enemy)
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To: Yollopoliuhqui

Good grief not this crap again. Last week it was 450 million rounds. Next week it will be a billion rounds. I hate to burst the bubble of the civil war II lobby here at FR but the ammo purchase is going to be used for required pistol certification. There is nothing nefarious about the ammo order and same goes for the tac gear.


26 posted on 04/06/2012 11:15:13 AM PDT by Ajnin (Neca eos omnes. Deus suos agnocet!)
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To: Yollopoliuhqui
November 6 seems so far away at times. Hang in there folks and prepare. . .


27 posted on 04/06/2012 11:22:21 AM PDT by Art in Idaho (Conservatism is the only hope for Western Civilization.)
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To: Yollopoliuhqui

Begs the question, what else has the DHS been purchasing to arm Obama’s CDC army?


28 posted on 04/06/2012 11:22:33 AM PDT by Sea Parrot (Nations are only truly great when it's people are struggling against all odds, growing and expanding)
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To: MeganC

Or, to back DHS up if need be.


29 posted on 04/06/2012 11:23:59 AM PDT by Sea Parrot (Nations are only truly great when it's people are struggling against all odds, growing and expanding)
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To: Ajnin

If there are 5,000 DHS employees to certify, that means there are 90,000 rounds for each...

If there are 50,000 DHS employees to certify, that means
there are 9,000 rounds each...

GIVE ME A BREAK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


30 posted on 04/06/2012 11:24:49 AM PDT by Boonie
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

What Good Can a Handgun Do Against An Army?
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-backroom/2312894/posts

I have had this bookmarked for almost as long as I have been on this site. 14 years.


31 posted on 04/06/2012 11:25:45 AM PDT by CollegeRepublican
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To: Yollopoliuhqui

I think DHS and the government should have ordered a trillion rounds.

Just look how many shootouts DHS is involved in. Bet their running out of ammo as we type.


32 posted on 04/06/2012 11:26:57 AM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: Yollopoliuhqui
If the gubmit purchased 650 million rounds, then I'll just have to purchase 650 million + 1. Hmmm,mmmm,mmmm, Stanley.


33 posted on 04/06/2012 11:31:37 AM PDT by crosshairs (As long as there is evil, "Coexist" is impossible.)
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To: Ajnin; Yollopoliuhqui
Good grief not this crap again. Last week it was 450 million rounds. Next week it will be a billion rounds. I hate to burst the bubble of the civil war II lobby here at FR but the ammo purchase is going to be used for required pistol certification.

Oh, "Homeland Security" needs 450,000,000 rounds for target practice, as tens of millions enter the country illegally, during war time yet.

I hope they don't actually hit anyone while practicing at the range.

34 posted on 04/06/2012 11:34:49 AM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: Yollopoliuhqui

Perhaps they will be positioned at regular intervals along the Mexican border to show how serious The One is about illegal immigration./sarc.


35 posted on 04/06/2012 11:41:45 AM PDT by Churchillspirit
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To: old3030

My thoughts exactly ! 8*> Have a friend who made a trebuchat type catapult as a hobby project . He wight want to start working on what is called a “Ballista “ a sort of giant crossbow that are capable of launching bowling balls hundreds of feet . Might it also be used to launch 5 gallon bucket sized molotov’s ?


36 posted on 04/06/2012 12:05:45 PM PDT by Nebr FAL owner (.308 reach out & thump someone .50 cal.Browning Machine gun reach out & crush someone)
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To: kitchen

Wonder how that bullet proofing will hold up against a Ballista type catapult launched 5 gallon bucket of petroleum products?


37 posted on 04/06/2012 12:10:34 PM PDT by Nebr FAL owner (.308 reach out & thump someone .50 cal.Browning Machine gun reach out & crush someone)
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To: Fireone

I was going to say a beer truck.


38 posted on 04/06/2012 12:15:36 PM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: Ajnin

A Billion rounds?

WTF do they need all that for?

;o)


39 posted on 04/06/2012 12:25:18 PM PDT by papertyger (The Unwritten Beatitude: Blessed are the flexible, for they shall not be broken.)
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To: Nebr FAL owner
That sounds pretty neat. Oven-roasted. Reminds me, too, of that German slingshot guy on Youtube.
40 posted on 04/06/2012 12:26:24 PM PDT by old3030 (I lost some time once. It's always in the last place you look.)
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To: papertyger
WTF do they need all that for?

Chuck Norris

41 posted on 04/06/2012 12:27:59 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy (Like Emmett Till, Trayvon Martin has become simply a stick with which to beat Whites.)
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To: The Sons of Liberty

“I’m afraid that most would be good little soldiers and just go along.”

And at their eventual trials we’ll cite the precedent at Nurmeburg and tell them that ‘following orders’ is not a defense.

And then we’ll give them a nice hanging.


42 posted on 04/06/2012 12:28:49 PM PDT by MeganC (No way in Hell am I voting for Mitt Romney. Not now, not ever. Deal with it.)
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To: Boonie

5k employees in DHS?? You clearly have no idea what you are talking about. DHS has nearly 200K employees. There are 20k armed officers just in the Border Patrol and another 20k armed officers in the rest of CBP and then there are an additional 20 agencies. Every armed officer has to qualify quarterly. An average of 100 rounds are used in qualification. That is at least 16 million rounds a year just for the required certs just for the agencies I mentioned. The ammo is supposed to last least five years. Try doing some research before getting youself worked up into a frenzy.


43 posted on 04/06/2012 12:51:06 PM PDT by Ajnin (Neca eos omnes. Deus suos agnocet!)
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To: Boonie

5k employees in DHS?? You clearly have no idea what you are talking about. DHS has nearly 200K employees. There are 20k armed officers just in the Border Patrol and another 20k armed officers in the rest of CBP and then there are an additional 20 agencies. Every armed officer has to qualify quarterly. An average of 100 rounds are used in qualification. That is at least 16 million rounds a year just for the required certs just for the agencies I mentioned. The ammo is supposed to last least five years. Try doing some research before getting youself worked up into a frenzy.


44 posted on 04/06/2012 12:51:06 PM PDT by Ajnin (Neca eos omnes. Deus suos agnocet!)
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To: Boonie

5k employees in DHS?? You clearly have no idea what you are talking about. DHS has nearly 200K employees. There are 20k armed officers just in the Border Patrol and another 20k armed officers in the rest of CBP and then there are an additional 20 agencies. Every armed officer has to qualify quarterly. An average of 100 rounds are used in qualification. That is at least 16 million rounds a year just for the required certs just for the agencies I mentioned. The ammo is supposed to last least five years. Try doing some research before getting youself worked up into a frenzy.


45 posted on 04/06/2012 12:51:20 PM PDT by Ajnin (Neca eos omnes. Deus suos agnocet!)
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To: Boonie

5k employees in DHS?? You clearly have no idea what you are talking about. DHS has nearly 200K employees. There are 20k armed officers just in the Border Patrol and another 20k armed officers in the rest of CBP and then there are an additional 20 agencies. Every armed officer has to qualify quarterly. An average of 100 rounds are used in qualification. That is at least 16 million rounds a year just for the required certs just for the agencies I mentioned. The ammo is supposed to last least five years. Try doing some research before getting youself worked up into a frenzy.


46 posted on 04/06/2012 12:51:27 PM PDT by Ajnin (Neca eos omnes. Deus suos agnocet!)
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To: Boonie

5k employees in DHS?? You clearly have no idea what you are talking about. DHS has nearly 200K employees. There are 20k armed officers just in the Border Patrol and another 20k armed officers in the rest of CBP and then there are an additional 20 agencies. Every armed officer has to qualify quarterly. An average of 100 rounds are used in qualification. That is at least 16 million rounds a year just for the required certs just for the agencies I mentioned. The ammo is supposed to last least five years. Try doing some research before getting youself worked up into a frenzy.


47 posted on 04/06/2012 12:52:39 PM PDT by Ajnin (Neca eos omnes. Deus suos agnocet!)
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To: Ajnin; Boonie
The Department of Homeland Security has nearly 200K employees. There are 20k armed officers just in the Border Patrol and another 20k armed officers

When was the last time DHS was even involved in a shoot out?

BTW, if Homeland Security has so many employees, why in tarnation is our *Homeland* overrun with tens of millions of illegal aliens, during war time?

48 posted on 04/06/2012 2:56:36 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: MeganC

I agree, but to get to war crimes trials, you have to win.


49 posted on 04/06/2012 4:41:56 PM PDT by The Sons of Liberty (Psalm 109:8 Let his days be few and let another take his office. - Mene, Mene, Tekel, Upharsin)
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To: Nebr FAL owner

I wonder how well it will hold up to .308 or 762X54R AP ammo. Considering how many Mosins have been sold in the US over the last 10 years.


50 posted on 04/06/2012 4:59:20 PM PDT by ClayinVA ("Those who don't remember history are doomed to repeat it")
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