Skip to comments.Why Does the IRS Need Guns?
Posted on 06/26/2016 8:12:31 AM PDT by Lorianne
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?
On Friday, June 17, our organization, American Transparency, is releasing its OpenTheBooks.com oversight report on the militarization of America. The report catalogs federal purchases of guns, ammunition and military-style equipment by seemingly bureaucratic federal agencies. During a nine-year period through 2014, we found, 67 agencies unaffiliated with the Department of Defense spent $1.48 billion on guns and ammo. Of that total, $335.1 million was spent by agencies traditionally viewed as regulatory or administrative, such as the Smithsonian Institution and the U.S. Mint.
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Why does the EPA need guns???
Why does the FDA need guns???
Refuse to pay your taxes and you will find out.
If one were to audit the non military agencies that requested and received weapons, I wonder how many have gone out the back door and can no longer be accounted?
The budget of DHS is twice that of the Marine Corps.
Because if you are white, male and conservative and won’t give them your money, they will come and kill you. It’s that simple.
So they can kill you.
The Department of Education has a SWAT team and the Library of Congress has a SWAT team.
Interesting how quickly that little factoid about him being employed by DHS went down the Memory Hole, isn't it?
Here is the answer to my own questions:
Well, the FDA actually needs military firearms to combat foods sold after the “use by” date and the insidious fungi that threatens to overrun our nation...
The EPA actually needs military firearms to combat those horrific beavers that indiscriminately cut down out wonderful trees for nothing more than food and shelter...Not to mention the CO2 bombers known as Holstein, Angus, and Jersey...
Not to mention the CO2 bombers known as Holstein, Angus, and Jersey...
Oops...The “Methane” bombers....
When they disarm the citizens they can stop this stupid Election crap
"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.
The IRS needs guns because this government thinks people who don’t pay their “fair share” of taxes are more dangerous than ISIS terrorists.
I don’t think there is a specific reason all these alphabet agencies have guns other than a symbolic one, that is, to send a message to the serfs that (the IRS, in this case) are their overlords and to resist or fail to comply can and will result in bodily harm.
‘Course that won’t have any teeth unless and until all of our guns are confiscated. Ain’t gonna happen.
I worry about the couple of billion hollow points DHS is keeping.
Why Does the IRS Need Guns?
So when they come for me they have a fighting chance.
Obama will have his civlian army in place when he declares a state of emergency and suspends the elections. Known conservatives (such as Freepers) and other “undesireables” will be arrested.
The military will do nothing as Obama has already purged the “disloyal” generals and only the yes men remain at the Pentagon to willfully carry out his orders.
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