Skip to comments.DHS gears up for civil unrest prior to presidential elections
Posted on 07/29/2012 11:29:38 PM PDT by yoe
The Department of Homeland Security has ordered masses of riot gear equipment to prepare for potential significant domestic riots at the Republican National Convention, Democratic National Convention and next years presidential inauguration.
The DHS submitted a rushed solicitation to the Federal Business Opportunities site on Wednesday, which is a portal for Federal government procurement requisitions over $25,000. The request gave the potential suppliers only one day to submit their proposals and a 15-day delivery requirement to Alexandria, Virginia.
As the brief explains, the objective of this effort is to procure riot gear to prepare for the 2012 Democratic and Republican National Conventions, the 2013 Presidential Inauguration and other future similar activities.
The total amount ordered is about 150 sets of riot helmets, thigh and groin protectors, hard-shell shin guards and other riot gear.
Specifically, DHS is looking to obtain:
(Excerpt) Read more at rt.com ...
Ok,,exactly WTF is DHS? If someone says “FBI”,,or “DEA” i know what that means. Is there a such an animal as a “DHS” agent with arrest powers? And who picked that name that sounds right out of the third Reich?
We are becoming a police state.
Somebody is greatly overstepping their boundaries.
Department of Homeland Security, and it was created by George W Bush after 911.
By law the government is supposed to publish an offer, collect bids, and elect a winner. But they aren't even pretending to play by the book anymore. Obviously the one-day submission period works only if someone in the industry knows about the order beforehand, has papers ready for submission, and has the gear in stock (otherwise 15-day performance period is impossible.) This offer is aimed at a specific company, and the publication is just a formality.
I know that, but i was under the impression that DHS was some kind of bureacratic organization that oversaw and coordinated FBI, Border patrol, TSA etc. Is a DHS agent some entirely other animal with arrest powers??
OK, why would Nappy be doing that, the LSM and dems all say Obama is going to win easily? Methinks their internal polls drastically say otherwise, for unlike Holder’s people, they know conservatives are not going to riot.
The Federal Protective Service is responsible for security at federal installations and property. If your town or area has a federal courthouse or office building then it has FPS to act as security guards.
We all should expect by now that there will be plenty of protesters in both Tampa and Charlotte. When the protesters figure out the convention sites are locked down they will move on to other symbols of the government. Only when they are stopped from damaging those do they get around to breaking all the windows at Starbucks and setting Nike Town on fire.
My only question is, since these conventions were announced a while ago, why did it take so long to order gear?
So what are the chances the DHS drums up fake emergencies in key districts/cities and countless don’t get to vote? As far as I’m concerned, people can riot all they want if Obama loses. They’re lunatics anyway and jail suits them. However, if Obama wins re-election..the first to do so despite such a horrific economic performance...then I’d highly suspect fraud and people should be up in arms.
Florida Civil Unrest PING.
The RNC Convention has been declared a Significant National Event, warranting the highest alert level of DHS assets.
Estimates are that as many as 10,000 protesters will descend upon Tampa. LEO’s anticipate up to 8,000 arrests. Leftist websites have published instructions on how to construct, and deploy, incendiary explosives - essentially, IED’s.
According to Internet traffic, no less than six OWS chapters are organizing to be present in Tampa during the convention. The list of Leftist outfits who are pledging to be present reads like a Who’s Who from the Bush years: A.N.S.W.E.R, CodePink, Moveon.org, and Rainbow PUSH, among others.
Your answer is simple, Bandit: they’ve known for months what the threat is at the convention. They’ve been preparing for at least as long. The release of this article, with less than four weeks to go, is for the consumption of the Left.
Department of Homeland Security.......the Lady of Ludicrous and her boss and I suspect Holder are at “it” again.
USNBandit ~ “My only question is, since these conventions were announced a while ago, why did it take so long to order gear? “
Because Napolitano is in charge
I am sure that she has ordered the “bean-bag guns” ordered removed from the Southern border to Tampa .
The Federal Border agents have been issued replacment “ squirt guns” in place of the “bean-bag” guns and are now armed with tequila juice and lime. The intent is to get the cartels drunk , so they can be arrested for being drunk and disorderly, and in their drunken confusion state they will not know that they are heading south ,again across the border.
They would use the same technique for the political conventions , but they cannot afford the “Jello-shots” on their limited budget , ... and Michelle isn’t sharing !
Riot gear for the inauguration?
They are fomenting unrest as we speak. They are going to make sure that as much damage is done that can be done in as short a time as possible.
They will claim ‘disenfranchisement’ and/or ‘voter suppression’ and guess who dhs will ‘protect’.
In 2008 Democrat rat bastard anarchist Occutards were charged AND CONVICTED plotting to firebomb police cars and the GOP convention as well as kidnapping GOP delegates.
Can’t have Underground Commie rats making news this election cycle. They were f*&*ing lucky LAST time it was stricken from the history books.
Obamunist brownshirts for sh!theel Communist Athesim F8ckYeah.
DHS is busy scanning luggage at airports for bootleg music recordings and making promo videos for the city of Houston on how to Duck and Cover when some lone nut terrorist is gunning for you azz.
Let me remind you that Secretary of Hate Hillary Clintoon stole 1000 FBI files ILLEGALLY when she was married to the then President of the United States.
Laws do not matter to Communists.
In 2000 the Leftist Socialist Anarchist THUGS said that white people staged riots at the polls and interfered with the “recounts”.
Frankly, 150 sets of riot gear isn't going to be worth squat when the party really gets going after Oh-Bah-Mah is deposed.
Gore and Kerry BOTH denied GW Bush election night victories.
I expect no less of a lack of concession from the Red Diaper Doper Baby Barack Obama in 2012.
He rules by executive fiat in defiance of the Constitution and the separation of powers.
There is a reason why the standard DHS color is BLACK. It was the same preference for Hitler’s Gestapo.
Through Bush’s naive assumption that a Department of Homeland Security would be a benefit and help stop terrorism, it has been subverted and mutated into the pre-election promise of Obama’s wherein “.....we need a civilian defense force, as well armed and as well funded as the military.”
DHS is under control of just one person. Figureheaded by an ideologue, Napolitano, it is Obama’s personal army, as well armed, and better funded than the military, without the core foundations of honor, duty, sacrifice and freedom above all else.
Seriously? You've been on FR for over 12 years and you believe the President has the Constitutional Authority to create a Department?
When is the DHS going to place it’s order for bioweapons and WMDs to counter the perceived threat from the Tea Party?
There is a show where they show cops policing the streets of Las Vegas and arresting people for minor things like selling beer or disrupting traffic and they are DHS police. It is unbelievable. They are probably funded by stimulus money.
This topic was beaten to death over the weekend...
“When is the DHS going to place its order for bioweapons and WMDs to counter the perceived threat from the Tea Party?”
First, their will be a fire at the capitol building blamed on the TEA party. Then, there will be some bodies in Continental army uniforms who were killed “attacking” the Democrat convention.
Public opinion must be swayed to believe the threat from the TEA party is real.
See my tagline.
Yep... wonder who the lucky company is?
And the local liberal politicians have been doing their utmost over the past year to try to get the Governor to restrict convention goer’s gun rights.
(It’s easier to hold a riot if the people you plan to throw rocks and bottles at are disarmed.)
groin protectors: something the Republican establishment doesn’t need, anyway.
The end of the fiscal year is approaching; that likely has more to do with the purchases than urgent need.
New math is old math.
Path to hell is paved with good intentions.
Beware of Homeland Security Training for Local Law Enforcement, by An Insider
...So how does a person qualify as a potential domestic terrorist? Based on the training I have attended, here are characteristics that qualify:
Expressions of libertarian philosophies (statements, bumper stickers)
Second Amendment-oriented views (NRA or gun club membership, holding a CCW permit)
Survivalist literature (fictional books such as “Patriots” and “One Second After” are mentioned by name)
Self-sufficiency (stockpiling food, ammo, hand tools, medical supplies)
Fear of economic collapse (buying gold and barter items)
Religious views concerning the book of Revelation (apocalypse, anti-Christ) -
(L’havdil, does “We Want Moshiach Now!” count?)
Expressed fears of Big Brother or big government
Declarations of Constitutional rights and civil liberties
Belief in a New World Order conspiracy
You can almost sense that the Obama administration is preparing to create some national public issue that will provoke and outrage the citizenry so much that we will not stand for it. Then they can impose military rule to "keep order" and hold power just as Hitler and Stalin did.
I hope I am wrong but I have lived long enough and dealt directly with oppressors like the East German Stasi and Russian KGB. This experience and history are the basis for why I believe Obama intends to not leave office no matter what the vote is....he is prepared to use the courts, homeland security, armed forces, national guard and other military, the federal agencies,and the states to hold power.
Do not overlook the millions of bullets the DHS has ordered in the coming months. THAT is the sign that we must prepare for government violence against the American people.
For your Pre-election Riots” info.
I had heard, but not experienced first hand until very recently, how ANGRY a liberal/sheeperal will get if you are preparing for economic collapse.
Of course, in so doing, you are denigrating their god, the government, and its ability to “take care of you”.
It's the internal security apparatus for this Communist regime. In other dictatorships, it's known as "Secret Police."
Just do not overlook all the riot gear and population control equipment already in place across the country plus what the military has in warehouses, plus people trained to enforce their orders.
And 450 million rounds of ammunition?
I feel SO safe.
I’m guessing this is cover for more intrusive control.
Somehow I’m thinking that if Romney wins they may be planning to extend their record to protests at the inauguration.
And the Left freaks out over 6,000.
What’s the name of that show? I haven’t seen it but would like to watch it.
Would you trust God with 450 million rounds of ammo?
That’s essentially how the left views government.
There is no national police force. Move along, nothing to see here. Your liberty is intact, serf.
Why would there be riots if Obama has another inauguration? I guess they just told us what Obama’s internal polling is saying...he’s gonna lose.