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Skip to comments.Why Does The IRS Need So Many Guns?
Posted on 06/17/2016 7:51:41 AM PDT by MaxistheBest
Wall Street Journal op-ed: Why Does the IRS Need Guns?, by Tom Coburn (former U.S. Senator) & Adam Andrzejewski (Founder, OpenTheBooks.com):
Special agents at the IRS equipped with AR-15 military-style rifles? Health and Human Services Special Office of Inspector General Agents being trained by the Armys Special Forces contractors? The Department of Veterans Affairs arming 3,700 employees?
The number of non-Defense Department federal officers authorized to make arrests and carry firearms (200,000) now exceeds the number of U.S. Marines (182,000). In its escalating arms and ammo stockpiling, this federal arms race is unlike anything in history. Over the last 20 years, the number of these federal officers with arrest-and-firearm authority has nearly tripled to over 200,000 today, from 74,500 in 1996.
What exactly is the Obama administration up to?
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A couple of years ago some “way out there” blogs were asking the same thing. Anyone who questioned “why” were considered nutters. And now the Wall Street Journal gets on the story?
This is old news. Nothing to see here, move along.
Back in July 2013, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration bought 72,000 rounds of .40 Smith & Wesson.
The year before, the National Weather Service made a solicitation for 46,000 rounds of .40 caliber jacketed hollow point ammunition.
You’ll believe in Global Warming when they put that gun to your head.
Please do not alter the title of the article.
#1 stockpiling for the federal takeover
#2 funneling to foreign governments
#3 fast and furious
#4 Government employees taking advantage of the system (and taxpayer dollars) to stock up for personal use when SHTF (see example: NOPD cops/Katrina).
Owebowmao said he needed a civilian force just as powerful and well armed as the military to achieve his aims.
This Obama’s way of prepositioning weapons for his internal army.