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  • Barney Fife Meets Delta Force: Hypermilitarized police departments are more dangerous than...

    06/28/2014 10:13:01 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 54 replies
    National Review Online ^ | June 27, 2014 | Charles C. W. Cooke
    The Pentagon has donated hundreds of MRAP vehicles to police departments nationwide. Snip: Historians looking back at this period in America’s development will consider it to be profoundly odd that at the exact moment when violent crime hit a 50-year low, the nation’s police departments began to gear up as if the country were expecting invasion — and, on occasion, to behave as if one were underway. The ACLU reported recently that SWAT teams in the United States conduct around 45,000 raids each year, only 7 percent of which have anything whatsoever to do with the hostage situations with...
  • WHITEHEAD: Has the Dept. of Homeland Security become America’s standing army?

    06/16/2014 4:02:13 PM PDT · by stevie_d_64 · 57 replies
    The Rutherford Institute ^ | June 16, 2014 | John W. Whitehead
    “A standing military force, with an overgrown Executive will not long be safe companions to liberty.”—James Madison “Here [in New Mexico], we are moving more toward a national police force. Homeland Security is involved with a lot of little things around town. Somebody in Washington needs to call a timeout.”—Dan Klein, retired Albuquerque Police Department sergeant If the United States is a police state, then the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is its national police force, with all the brutality, ineptitude and corruption such a role implies. In fact, although the DHS’ governmental bureaucracy may at times appear to be...
  • Has the Dept. of Homeland Security Become America’s Standing Army?

    06/16/2014 2:21:47 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 44 replies
    The Rutherford Institute ^ | June 16, 2014 | John W. Whitehead
    “A standing military force, with an overgrown Executive will not long be safe companions to liberty.”—James Madison “Here [in New Mexico], we are moving more toward a national police force. Homeland Security is involved with a lot of little things around town. Somebody in Washington needs to call a timeout.”—Dan Klein, retired Albuquerque Police Department sergeant If the United States is a police state, then the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is its national police force, with all the brutality, ineptitude and corruption such a role implies. In fact, although the DHS’ governmental bureaucracy may at times appear to be...
  • DEPT OF AGRICULTURE ORDERS SUBMACHINE GUNS WITH 30 ROUND MAGAZINES

    05/15/2014 10:14:43 AM PDT · by BuckeyeTexan · 61 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 5/15/14 | AWR HAWKINS
    A May 7th solicitation by the U.S. Department of Agriculture seeks "the commercial acquisition of submachine guns [in] .40 Cal. S&W." According to the solicitation, the Dept. of Agriculture wants the guns to have an "ambidextrous safety, semiautomatic or 2 round [bursts] trigger group, Tritium night sights front and rear, rails for attachment of flashlight (front under fore group) and scope (top rear), stock collapsible or folding," and a "30 rd. capacity" magazine. They also want the submachine guns to have a "sling," be "lightweight," and have an "oversized trigger guard for gloved operation."
  • The Fine Print Everyone is Missing on the New USDA Ballistic Vests Order....

    05/17/2014 11:56:36 PM PDT · by Nachum · 28 replies
    Dutchman6 ^ | 5/17/14 | Sipsey Street Irregulars
    A faithful reader forwards this link under the header, "The Fine Print Everyone is Missing on the new USDA Ballistic Vests Order...." with this quote from the order and a comment: Please note: "Synopsis: Added: May 07, 2014 2:24 pm The U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of Inspector General, located in Washington, DC and Regional Offices, pursuant to the authority of FAR Part 13, has a requirement for the commerical acquisition of ballist vests, compliant with NIJ 0101.06 for Level IIIA Ballistic Resistance of body armor. Body armor is gender specific, lightweight, trauma plate/pad (hard or soft), concealable carrier, tactical...
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture: Solicitation for submachine guns, .40 Cal. S&W,

    05/13/2014 4:44:42 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 65 replies
    Firearms Solicitation Number: USDAOIGWEA-5-7-14 Agency: Department of Agriculture Office: Office of the Inspector General Location: Procurement Branch Solicitation Number: - - - - - Notice Type: USDAOIGWEA-5-7-14 - - - Sources Sought Synopsis: Added: May 07, 2014 2:03 pm The U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of Inspector General, located in Washington, DC, pursuant to the authority of FAR Part 13, has a requirement for the commerical acquisition of submachine guns, .40 Cal. S&W, ambidextrous safety, semi-automatic or 2 shot burts trigger group, Tritium night sights for front and rear, rails for attachment of flashlight (front under fore grip) and scope...
  • The real reason Michael Bloomberg cares about guns

    05/03/2014 9:55:57 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 27 replies
    Al Jazeera America ^ | April 25, 2014 | Malcolm Harris
    During Michael Bloomberg’s three terms as mayor of New York, he loved nothing more than to lord over the nation’s largest city. Now he’s just a normal civilian multibillionaire, sitting right below the prime minister of India on the Forbes list of the world’s most powerful people — a lowly position that is no doubt a source of immense personal disappointment. Short of patrolling New York’s parks in a spandex bodysuit to inflict vigilante justice on cigarette smokers and super-sized Slurpee drinkers, what’s a rich ex-mayor to do? Luckily for Bloomberg, in American politics, controlling sublime amounts of capital is...
  • Beware The Increasing Militarization Of Government

    04/16/2014 5:44:26 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 61 replies
    Investors.com ^ | April 16, 2014 | IBD Editorial
    Federal Fire Power: Instead of putting a lien on the property of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, the Bureau of Land Management surrounded his ranch with 200 armed agents. It's not the only agency with a private army. Back in 2008, candidate Barack Obama slipped a little-noticed line in a speech, proposing a national police force reporting straight to him. "We cannot continue to rely only on our military," he said. "We've got to have a civilian national security force that's just as powerful, just as strong, just as well-funded." As our military is slowly decimated by his policies and budget...
  • U.S. Military ‘Power Grab’ Goes Into Effect (Hold on to your Hats!)

    05/15/2013 8:16:47 AM PDT · by kimtom · 32 replies
    longislandpress.com ^ | May 14, 2013 | Jed Morey
    The manhunt for the Boston Marathon bombing suspects offered the nation a window into the stunning military-style capabilities of our local law enforcement agencies. For the past 30 years, police departments throughout the United States have benefitted from the government’s largesse in the form of military weaponry and training, incentives offered in the ongoing “War on Drugs.” For the average citizen watching events such as the intense pursuit of the Tsarnaev brothers on television, it would be difficult to discern between fully outfitted police SWAT teams and the military. The lines blurred even further Monday as a new dynamic was...
  • Will American Soldiers Fire on U.S. Citizens?

    05/06/2013 1:57:18 PM PDT · by True Grit · 147 replies
    clashdaily.com Blog ^ | 2 May 2013 | By Skip Coryell
    I was doing a radio interview this morning and the host asked me why the Department of Homeland Security needed 1.6 billion rounds of ammunition. The easy answer for me was, “They don’t.” Of course the follow-up question for him was, “Then why are they buying it?” And that’s the billion-dollar question isn’t it. What is the federal government going to do with all that ammo? Why do they need it? Why are they buying it? It’s unprecedented. Are we on the cusp of physical domination by the United States Federal Government? And, if so, how will the American people...
  • The Real Reasons Why The Liberty Movement Is Preparing To Fight

    03/19/2013 7:09:03 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 34 replies
    Alt-Market ^ | 3/19/13 | Brandon Smith
    1) Because Obama Is Half Black? 2) Because We Are Afraid Of An Economic Collapse That Will Never Come? 3) Because We Are Paranoid Over Unfounded Threats Of Martial Law? 4) Because We Refuse To Accept That The World Is Changing Without Us?
  • Poll: 29% of Registered Voters Believe Armed Revolution Might Be Necessary in Next Few Years

    05/02/2013 10:55:49 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 125 replies
    CNS News ^ | May 2, 2013 | Gregory Gwyn-Williams, Jr.
    About Us Resources Send Tips Donate RSS CNSNews.TV On the Spot On the Scene The Schein OTJ Golden Hookah Poll: 29% of Registered Voters Believe Armed Revolution Might Be Necessary in Next Few Years May 2, 2013 By Gregory Gwyn-Williams, Jr. Subscribe to Gregory Gwyn-Williams, Jr. RSS Twenty-nine percent of registered voters think that an armed revolution might be necessary in the next few years in order to protect liberties, according to a Public Mind poll by Fairleigh Dickinson University. The poll, which surveyed 863 registered voters and had a margin of error of +/-3.4, focused on both gun control...
  • The Enemy Within Lives At The White House

    05/01/2013 11:34:02 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 23 replies
    The Western Center for Journalism ^ | May 1, 2013 | Allan Erickson
    According to Obama’s advisor on religious tolerance within the U.S. military, Christians sharing their faith, including chaplains, present “… a national security threat. What is happening [aside from sexual assault] is spiritual rape. And what the Pentagon needs is to understand is that it is sedition and treason. It should be punished.” “Criminalize Christianity” as an official policy of the federal government pertaining to military personnel? It is a short distance from that to jailing pastors, as they already do in Iran. Once the government grossly violates the 1st Amendment, preferring one group over another, it can prosecute anyone deemed...
  • DHS training video depicts gun owners as 'militia members' planning terrorism

    04/27/2013 6:32:33 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 52 replies
    http://www.examiner.com ^ | april 26, 2013 | Ryan Keller
    The YouTube channel Patriot News Organization on Thursday uploaded a training video from the Department of Homeland Security that depicts a fake news broadcast about a police SWAT team raiding an American house and arresting "extremist" members of a “local militia group” for possession of illegal firearms and planning to commit terrorist attacks. “Very disturbing video straight from DHS website - they use it to help train all of the deputized agencies during a crisis, even hospital administrators, media faces, everything and everyone that would be involved in such an event,” reads the Patriot News Organization’s description of the video....
  • What is the "Bubba Effect" and is the current administration plotting to use it? ~ Vanity

    04/24/2013 8:26:38 AM PDT · by GraceG · 16 replies
    I have heard a few people this week mention the "Bubba Effect" and also say that it could be a reason that the White House is doing certain things because they want to provoke it. Any freepers out there with some better information on this so called "bubba effect" ?
  • Police told to choose: Gun control or Constitution (Video warns military, too)

    04/20/2013 2:31:44 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 25 replies
    WND ^ | Arpil 20, 2013 | Drew Zahn
    Video warns military, too – D.C. lawmakers about to commit 'treason' “This is a message to every member of law enforcement and the military,” a sizzling new YouTube video begins. “You know you have a choice to make.” The video, produced by a man identified on Facebook as Aaron Hawkins, is a challenge to those who enforce America’s laws, warning them the day is coming when gun-control legislation will undermine the U.S. Constitution’s Second Amendment and police forces will be asked to restrict or even confiscate American citizens’ firearms. On that day, the video warns, America’s lawmakers will have committed...
  • Police Militarization, Abuses of Power, and the Road to Impeachment

    04/04/2013 6:58:52 PM PDT · by Nachum · 16 replies
    Accuracy in Media ^ | 4/4/13 | James Simpson
    These are trying times. Never in the history of this country have we been so weakened and polarized by what many view as deliberate government policy. Now anti-gunners in the U.S. Congress, the Obama administration, and legislatures across the country are seeking to exploit the Newtown tragedy to promote their “gun control” agenda that envisions federal, universal background checks on gun purchases, and that could lead to gun registration and confiscation. At the same time, the increasing militarization of law enforcement, most visibly demonstrated by the growing use of massive, SWAT-type raids on businesses and individuals, sometimes with federal
  • Are All Those Guns and Ammunition for Obama’s Civilian National Security Force?

    03/26/2013 12:16:13 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 26 replies
    SHTFplan.com ^ | February 4, 2013 | Mac Slavo
    Speculation abounds surrounding the 2 billion rounds of ammunition purchased by the Department of Homeland Security and other national alphabet agencies in recent years. Moreover, as the White House and their cohorts in Congress contemplate the disarming of American citizens, the very assault weapons purported to be so dangerous in the hands of law abiding gun owners are being purchased in mass quantities by local and federal law enforcement agencies. So what is the purpose and motivation behind the government’s continued efforts to stockpile so much firepower? One frightening theory could explain what the President and his national security apparatus...
  • Special Forces commander: 'Constabulary force' coming

    03/25/2013 9:49:40 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 40 replies
    WND ^ | March 25, 2013 | Unattributed
    Says Obamacare leading U.S. down pathway to socialism The surge of bullet-buying confirmed by the federal government – purchase estimates run into the billions of bullets – even as the U.S. military scrimps to find training ammo is raising lots of questions about the government’s so-far unexplained actions. But a video that has been around since last year is being forwarded across the Internet as an explanation. The six minutes recorded by Lt. Gen. William G. “Jerry” Boykin, retired, warns that America is well along the pathway that other societies have used to bludgeon and beat their populations into submission...
  • Picture of 'martial law' alarms forensic profiler

    03/23/2013 5:26:03 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 40 replies
    WND ^ | March 23, 2013 | Bob Unruh
    Comments described as 'potential major warning' of Obama's intent A forensic profiler who worked on the disappearance of Natalie Holloway and the double-murder case against O.J. Simpson says he is becoming alarmed by some of the references President Obama is using. Andrew G. Hodges, M.D., who wrote “The Obama Confession: Secret Fear, Secret Fury,” previously said Obama’s statement “I am not a dictator” actually meant, “I am the dictator president.” Hodges also concluded Obama unconsciously confessed to stealing the 2012 election. On Hodges’ website, Steven A. Egger, associate professor of criminology at the University of Houston, Clear Lake, has written...
  • I'm for more gun control (Farah calls for disarming those attempting to monopolize armed force)

    03/17/2013 8:06:00 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 29 replies
    WND ^ | March 17, 2013 | Joseph Farah
    The federal government bought firearms in the U.S. and sold them to the Mexican drug cartels – guns that ended up killing American law enforcement officers and an untold numbers of civilians in the U.S. and Mexico. The Department of Homeland Security purchased 1.6 billion rounds of ammunition, including hollow points – a supply that, according to some sources, should be enough to last 100 years. The Department of Homeland Security has ordered thousands of automatic weapons already banned for sale to U.S. citizens. Nearly every federal agency – from the Environmental Protection Agency to FEMA – arms its field...
  • Why does Obama need 1.6 billion bullets? (challenges Old Media to cover multiple federal ammo dumps)

    03/14/2013 9:54:41 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 50 replies
    WND ^ | March 14, 2013 | Diana West
    Dear Mainstream Media, Back in 2008, candidate Barack Obama went off his teleprompter and added a couple of sentences to the text of a speech about expanding the Peace Corps and AmeriCorps. Over rolling applause, the soon-to-be president of the United States said: “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.” At the time, Joseph Farah of WND.com wrote a column calling on you to help shine a light...
  • What is the Obama Youth Corps?

    03/07/2013 7:39:31 AM PST · by pabianice · 22 replies
    sodahead ^ | 10/12
    WHAT IS CAMP FEMA? Homeland Security graduates first Corps of Homeland Youth October 7, 2012. Vicksburg. The federal government calls them FEMA Corps. But they conjure up memories of the Hitler Youth of 1930’s Germany. Regardless of their name, the Dept of Homeland Security has just graduated its first class of 231 Homeland Youth. Kids, aged 18-24 and recruited from the President’s AmeriCorp volunteers, they represent the first wave of DHS’s youth corps, designed specifically to create a full time, paid, standing army of FEMA Youth across the country. http://campfema.com/ http://www.training.fema.gov/ http://educationviews.org/homeland-security-graduates-first-c... http://www.sodahead.com/united-states/dhs-graduates-first-class-in-fema-camp-corps-is-this-the-2012-hitler-youth-corps/question-3278039/?page=5&link=ibaf&q=what+is+the+fema+youth+corps%3F
  • Holder: Obama could order lethal force in U.S.

    03/05/2013 2:35:12 PM PST · by ColdOne · 118 replies
    However, Holder says that in situations akin to the 1941 assault on Pearl Harbor or the September 11, 2001 attacks, the president might have to order the use of deadly force in the U.S. "The question you have posed is entirely hypothetical, unlikely to occur, and one we hope no President will ever have to confront," Holder wrote. "It is possible, I supposed, to imagine an extraordinary circumstance in which it would be necessary and appropriate under the Constitution and applicable laws of the United States for the President to authorize the military to use lethal force within the territory...
  • Palin: Washington buying bullets for us ('We're going to default eventually and that's why feds....)

    02/27/2013 10:30:35 PM PST · by Perseverando · 26 replies
    WND ^ | February 27, 2013 | Garth Kant
    Imagine the worst-case scenario if the sequester goes through. The market nosedives. The economy implodes. Empty shelves. Riots. The feds hit the streets in force to restore order in a “national emergency.” Sounds like something in a Third World country or Greece. It could never happen here, right? Think again, says Sarah Palin. The former Alaska governor and Republican vice-presidential nominee believes the federal government is “stockpiling bullets in case of civil unrest.” Palin says the feds are afraid of what might happen if the sequester goes into effect. She writes on her Facebook page: “If we are going to...
  • Clearing Away the Rubble...with Black Hawks, Tanks, and Loads of Ammo

    02/23/2013 8:06:15 AM PST · by EXCH54FE · 6 replies
    American Thinker ^ | Feb 23, 2013 | Robert Small
    "We have cleared away the rubble of crisis," President Obama reported in his State of the Union address, "and we can say with renewed confidence that the State of our Union is stronger." He cited troops coming home after a decade of "grinding war," six million jobs created "after years of grueling recession," American car purchases up, foreign oil purchases down, a healing housing market, a rebounding stock market, corporate profits that "have skyrocketed to all-time highs," Republicans and Democrats working together "to reduce the deficit by more than $2.5 trillion," "tens of thousands" of American jobs created by green...
  • On The Relative Size Of The Police And The Civilian Firearms Markets

    02/23/2013 7:05:32 AM PST · by marktwain · 5 replies
    Extrano's Alley, a gun blog ^ | 20 February, 2012 | Stranger
    During 2012, Americans purchased more than 18,500,000 new and used firearms. From all appearances, more than 11,000,000 (eleven million) of those guns were new. The total number of guns sold to the police and the military is less certain, but some things can be inferred. To begin with, there are approximately 800,000 police officers. If their guns are replaced every ten years, that is a total of 80,000 guns a year. If you add other municipal employees who regularly carry, such as animal control officers and some inspectors, you have a potential market of 100,000 guns a year. Civilian market...
  • And Your Little Dog, Too (It’s time to control the government’s guns)

    02/11/2013 9:28:25 PM PST · by smoothsailing · 65 replies
    National Review ^ | 2-11-2013 | Deroy Murdock - Commentary
    February 11, 2013 And Your Little Dog, Too By Deroy Murdock As Washington politicians aim to restrict the Second Amendment, they should look in the mirror. The time to control government’s guns is now. Overarmed federal officials increasingly employ military tactics as a first resort in routine law enforcement. From food-safety cases to mundane financial matters, battle-ready public employees are turning America into the United States of SWAT.FBI agents and U.S. marshals understandably are well fortified, given their frequent run-ins with ruthless bad guys. However — as my old friend and fellow columnist Quin Hillyer notes — armed officers, if...
  • Is DHS Ammo For Obama's "National Security Force"?

    02/12/2013 5:18:39 PM PST · by raptor22 · 89 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | February 12, 2013 | IBD EDITORIALS
    Gun Control: Our future president in 2008 called for "a civilian national security force that's just as powerful, just as strong, just as well-funded" as the military. Should the "bitter-clingers" be worried? As Andrew Malcolm has noted on these pages, the Department of Homeland Security has been buying lots of ammo, enough by one calculation to fight the equivalent of a 24-year Iraqi War. Some have speculated about a link between the stockpiling between candidate Obama's off-prompter campaign remarks about a national security force and the stockpiling by DHS of more than 1.6 billion (with a 'b') bullets. DHS has...
  • Why is government stockpiling guns, ammo?

    02/04/2013 5:17:18 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 28 replies
    WND ^ | Feb 3, 2013 | Joseph Farah
    BETWEEN THE LINES Why is government stockpiling guns, ammo? Exclusive: Joseph Farah examines Obama's plan for 'civilian national security force' Published: 17 hours ago Is the U.S. government getting ready for a war we don’t know about? And, if that’s why Washington is stockpiling massive amounts of ammunition (hollow points, by the way), why is Homeland Security doing the buying instead of the Defense Department? I have some theories. Many of you will remember a story I broke a long time ago – about presidential candidate Barack Obama’s little-noticed announcement that, if elected in 2008, he wanted to create a...
  • WATCH: SPECIAL FORCES CHIEF: ‘EVERYTHING DONE IN EVERY MARXIST INSURGE.BEING DONE IN AMERICA TODAY’

    02/04/2013 8:51:04 AM PST · by cricket · 39 replies
    Pat Dollard.com ^ | February 4, 2013 | H/T Sammy Madigan/Lt. Col. Jerry Boykin
    Many speak; but not nearly enough listening. More must 'wake up' and damn the bonds of political correctness - restore 'critical mind' - so that America can recover it's original-intent purpose. Lt.Gen. Jerry Boykin; 'Special Forces'; Green Beret. . .taught at Hampden-Sydney; now Exec.Vice President/Family Rersearch Council - 'owns' his credentials; and so, has both credibility and authority. A video link to share. Lt.Gen.Boykin: marxist insurgency link Further hand/in/hand verification: http://www.wnd.com/2013/02/why
  • MORE Reasons We're Not Forking-Over Our Guns to a Government That Just Bought 1.4B Rounds of Ammo...

    01/09/2013 2:30:33 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 29 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 09 January 2013 | Reaganite Republican
    You didn't hear about all that? Plenty more cause-to-suspect the intentions of this vile regime where that came from, and do keep in mind that the 2nd Amendment to the Constitution was intended to protect the populace from the actions of a tyrannical government-it wasn't meant for hunting, or even stopping stage-coach robberies- it's there primarily to defend Liberty from precisely the type of megalomaniacal leaders we find ourselves saddled with today... Powerful CA Senator Diane Feinstein has come right-out and stated her end-goal as confiscation of ALL guns in this country... President Obama has twice called for a 'Civilian National Security Force'...
  • Dear Mr. Security Agent: A letter to law enforcement

    01/07/2013 6:54:35 AM PST · by Travis McGee · 227 replies
    Western Rifle Shooters Association ^ | January 7, 2013 | Matt Bracken
    Dear Mr. Security Agent, Federal, state, or local. You, the man or woman with the badge, the sworn LEO or FLEA and those who inhabit the many law enforcement niches in between and on all sides. This essay is directed to you, because in the end, how this turmoil about gun control turns out will depend largely upon your decisions and actions over the coming months and years. I sincerely wish that members of Congress—who may soon be voting on new gun control measures—would read this essay, but I realize that’s a pipe dream, considering the impenetrable bubbles around those...
  • Americans may soon be permitted to RENT guns but not own them

    12/31/2012 8:49:59 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 99 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 12/31/12 | Doug Book
    The widely anticipated senate bill soon to be introduced by gun-banner extraordinaire Diane Feinstein will do far more than eliminate “assault weapons” (AW’s) and “high capacity” magazines. According to a summary on the senator’s website, concealed carry license holder Feinstein–who proposed an outright ban on all handguns while packing her own for self-defense—will demand that owners of guns affected by her legislation: pay a $200 fee for EACH banned weapon owned; submit pictures, fingerprints and register AW’s with the ATF; have local law enforcement attest to the owner’s identity and specify the address at which each weapon will be kept....
  • NRA wrong about armed guards in schools

    12/26/2012 4:32:36 AM PST · by Perseverando · 29 replies
    WND ^ | December 25, 2012 | Joseph Farah
    Exclusive: Joseph Farah doesn't want more guns in the hands of government NRA leader Wayne LaPierre says that the key to prevention of future school massacres like the one in Newtown, Conn., is for the government to post armed guards in every school in America. Let me disagree with my good friend and fellow Second Amendment supporter. In fact, I believe that is exactly the wrong prescription. America doesn’t need more police. America doesn’t need a “civilian national security force,” as Barack Obama has suggested. And America certainly doesn’t need more firearms in the hands of the government – local,...
  • KNOX GUN-RIGHTS REPORT: Police state – we're almost there

    09/28/2012 7:53:53 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 12 replies
    WND.com ^ | September 27, 2012 | Jeff Knox
    Jeff Knox: There's no constitutional justification for 150,000 federal cops During this heated election season, the politicians and the pundits banter back and forth about the economy, jobs and important social issues, with back-to-back TV commercials making claims and accusations followed immediately by the opposition’s counter-claims and counter-accusations. But in the midst of all of this political wrangling, the Obama administration’s war on gun owners – in the name of the war on crime, the war on drugs, the war on gun trafficking to Mexico and what used to be called the war on terror – rages on. When I...
  • Politicized, Militarized Homeland Security Department Unveils New Panzer Division

    09/25/2012 4:04:42 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 109 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | September 25, 2012 | Reaganite Republican
    This to go along with it's 1.2 BILLION rounds of ammo  (22 lead slugs for each-and-every Republican) and armored checkpoint booths... nothing to worry about, tho! To the list of recent unsettling developments at DHS and other federal agencies -such as FEMA camp expansions, massive DHS ammo buys, a creepy new biometric surveillance system just being rolled-out by the FBI, and drones buzzing our backyards with cameras- we can now add the appearance across the country of not just heavily-armored military grade Humvees, but 'GLS' armored personnel carriers (APC's) such as in the picture above- 2500 of them to be...
  • DHS Massive Police State Tac Gear Buildup

    04/06/2012 9:48:44 AM PDT · by Yollopoliuhqui · 80 replies
    The Intel Hub ^ | April 4, 2012 | The Intel Hub
    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.
  • An Announcement From FEMA and AmeriCorps

    03/13/2012 10:09:00 AM PDT · by Cheerio · 26 replies
    White House ^ | March 13, 2012 | White House-Matt Compton
    Later today, Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano, Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Craig Fugate, and Robert Velasco, the acting CEO of the Corporation for National and Community Service, will announce a new partnership between FEMA and CNCS designed to strengthen the nation's ability to respond to and recover from disasters. They'll be joined by Cecilia Muńoz, the Director of the White House Domestic Policy Council, and Walter Maddox, the mayor of Tuscaloosa, Alabama. You can watch live right here at 11:00 am ET.
  • Unionizing the TSA: Has Obama kept his campaign pledge for a Civilian National Security Force?

    07/04/2011 4:10:08 AM PDT · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 14 replies
    Several
    Obama in his own words: Obama Civilian Security (Youtube video) Obama's Civilian National Security Force (American Thinker initial examination) TSA Chooses AFL-CIO Branch as Its Union I don't know about the rest of you, but knowing how Obama likes to do things when he thinks people aren't looking(the media is never looking, never scrutinizing), he likes to do things behind closed doors and in a round-about way, it would on the surface seem as though this is a promise kept. Being as there's no real way we can know for sure if he's done yet, we'll have to rate this...
  • Are Socialist Worker Militias Coming to a City Near You?

    02/14/2010 5:53:14 AM PST · by DanMiller · 42 replies · 1,441+ views
    Pajamas Media ^ | February 14, 2010 | Dan Miller
    It seems that neither the civilian assistance corps nor the stability police force has much to do with President Obama’s campaign promise of a civilian national security force comparable to the military. Perhaps the threat promise was just another campaign flourish, like transparency and bipartisanship. It may simply wither on the vine and die. Nevertheless, there is an interesting and possibly relevant situation in Venezuela, from where President Obama and his colleagues seem to get some of their unhealthiest ideas
  • Obama Announces “Civilian National Security Force” [Groan]

    08/28/2009 1:30:27 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 85 replies · 3,436+ views
    Los Angeles Public Relations ^ | August 27, 2009 | J. Franks
    Fox News’ Glen Beck focused some serious time on a campaign pledge Barack Obama made to constitute a “Civilian Security Force.” We are at a complete loss as to why he spent so much time talking about something the President said so long ago. We’re also not sure why he was not in favor – it seems many of the right wingers that make up his audience would be in favor, especially since many of them are militia movement members anyway. While Mr. Beck was busy hammering away at a campaign pledge, real news was emerging around the Country. Ted...
  • The Apollo Alliance ( what are they building ? ) (VIDEO)

    07/30/2009 7:04:41 AM PDT · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 5 replies · 1,572+ views
    Glenn Beck via RBO ^ | July 29th | Procrustes
    Below Fox News Channel’s Glenn Beck explains the Apollo Alliance on his July 28 show. Beck mentions the Obama administration’s “stimulus” blueprint, “The New Apollo Program: Clean Energy, Good Jobs,” which you can read here.
  • Uncle Sam wants youth! [Obama's "civilian national security force" and mandatory community service]

    06/17/2009 1:10:20 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 189 replies · 6,959+ views
    The Denver Post ^ | May 15, 2009 | Mike Rosen
    At a campaign rally in Colorado Springs last July, that former community organizer, Barack Obama, grandly told an enraptured audience: "We've got to have a civilian national security force that is just as powerful, just as strong, just as well funded" as the U.S. military. Now, understand, he wasn't talking about a "security" force in the sense of an armed militia. He was talking about a network of social service workers. When I first heard that, I wrote it off as a politician's extravagant, feel-good campaign rhetoric. After all, the Department of Defense includes about 3 million men and women...
  • Obama removes AmeriCorps's IG in spat with friend

    06/12/2009 3:47:46 AM PDT · by bergmeid · 68 replies · 3,133+ views
    Associated Press via Yahoo ^ | Friday June 12, 2009 | Ann Sanner and Pete Yost
    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama says he has lost confidence in the inspector general who investigates AmeriCorps and other national service programs and has told Congress he is removing him from the position. Obama's move follows an investigation by IG Gerald Walpin of Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson, who is an Obama supporter and former NBA basketball star, into the misuse of federal grants by a nonprofit education group that Johnson headed....
  • Obama to fire inspector general of AmeriCorps (investigated a friend-of-Ř)

    06/12/2009 5:41:53 AM PDT · by markomalley · 7 replies · 1,027+ views
    AP ^ | 6/11/2009 | ANN SANNER and PETE YOST
    President Barack Obama plans to fire the inspector general who investigates AmeriCorps and other national service programs amid a controversy between the IG and Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson, who is an Obama supporter and former NBA basketball star. The IG, Gerald Walpin, was criticized by the U.S. attorney in Sacramento for the way he handled an investigation of Johnson and his nonprofit group, which received hundreds of thousands of dollars in federal grants from the Corporation for National Community Service. The corporation runs the AmeriCorps program. On Thursday, Obama said in a letter to Congress that he had lost confidence...
  • Chicago to Replace Police Officers with Private Security Force?

    03/24/2009 6:11:23 AM PDT · by shoutingandpointing · 27 replies · 1,182+ views
    CBS2Chicago.com ^ | Mar 24, 2009 | Jay Levine / CBS 2
    Can Private Security Guards Act As Cops? That's Exactly What They May Soon Be Doing On The Far South Side . . . private security cars patrol Michigan Avenue between 100th and 116th streets, and a proposed city ordinance would give them many police powers. CBS They're private security guards, already on patrol, but they may soon have the powers of Chicago Police officers. As CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports, the private security officers now on patrol on the city's Far South Side are expected to have their powers expanded as part of a citywide ordinance now being...
  • Obama's Brown Shirts

    03/21/2009 4:00:40 PM PDT · by pissant · 70 replies · 2,751+ views
    Joshua radio ^ | 3/20/09 | staff
    Remember this? (see video at link) Obama's vision of a domestic security force "just as strong, just as well funded as our military" ( and presumbly loyal to him personally) just got a lot closer. The House of representatives has just passed HR 1388 otherwise known as the Generations Invigorating Volunteerism and Education (GIVE) Act. This reauthorizes through 2014 the National and Community Service Act of 1990 and the Domestic Volunteer Service Act of 1973, acts that originally, among other programs, funded the AmeriCorps and the National Senior Service Corps. However, it not only reauthorizes the programs, but also includes...
  • Red Alert: Obama's "Civilian National Security Force" resurfaces

    03/15/2009 11:34:34 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 71 replies · 3,490+ views
    Doug Ross@Journal ^ | March 13 2009 | Doug Ross
    A day ago, at the dedication ceremony of the National Defense University's Abraham Lincoln Hall, President Obama expressed a renewed need for a civilian national security force (MP3, 74:00 mark; DOD press release, transcript): America must balance and integrate all elements of our national power. We can not continue to push the burden onto our military alone, or leave dormant any aspect of the arsenal of American capability. That's why my administration is committed to renewing diplomacy as a tool of American power and developing our civilian national security capabilities."Our civilian national security capabilities?"
  • Obama's speaks again of a National Civilian Security Force

    03/12/2009 5:47:50 PM PDT · by bvw · 60 replies · 2,608+ views
    various -- see body | 12 March 2009 | bvw
    Excerpts from Obama's speech today at the dedication of Abraham Lincoln Hall at the National Defense University in Washington, D.C.: "The attacks of 9/11 signaled the new dangers of the 21st century. And today, our people are still threatened by violent extremists ... Yet terrorism and extremism make up just one part of the many challenges that confront our nation. ... A historic economic downturn has put at stake the prosperity that underpins our strength, while putting at risk the stability of governments and the survival of people around the world. ... Poverty, disease, the persistence of conflict and genocide...