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Obama DHS Purchases 2,700 Light-Armored Tanks to Go With Their 1.6 Billion Bullet Stockpile
Gateway Pundit ^ | March 3, 2013 | Jim Hoft

Posted on 03/04/2013 12:59:14 AM PST by 2ndDivisionVet

This is getting a little creepy.

According to one estimate, since last year the Department of Homeland Security has stockpiled more than 1.6 billion bullets, mainly .40 caliber and 9mm.

DHS also purchased 2,700 Mine Resistant Armor Protected Vehicles (MRAP).

Modern Survival Blog reported:

The Department of Homeland Security (through the U.S. Army Forces Command) recently retrofitted 2,717 of these ‘Mine Resistant Protected’ vehicles for service on the streets of the United States.

Although I’ve seen and read several online blurbs about this vehicle of late, I decided to dig slightly deeper and discover more about the vehicle itself.

The new DHS sanctioned ‘Street Sweeper’ (my own slang due to the gun ports) is built by Navistar Defense (NavistarDefense.com), a division within the Navistar organization...

(Excerpt) Read more at thegatewaypundit.com ...


TOPICS: Conspiracy; Government; Military/Veterans
KEYWORDS: banglist; bigsis; cw2; dhs; fascism; guncontrol; mrapvehicle; obama; secondamendment
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
..my question is who are they going to man this DHS army with?

Surely they won't wait for the FEMA youth to grow up.

Will they draw from FEMA ICE SS BT or will they add another division under the radar--interesting times...

101 posted on 03/04/2013 9:00:57 AM PST by WalterSkinner ( In Memory of My Father--WWII Vet and Patriot 1926-2007)
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To: redgolum

Why on earth would the left rise up? They are in charge. The loony left is running the country, even though it is a small portion of the populace. It has convinced the liberals and the morons in the middle that they are just liberal, not Hugo Chavez in drag. Only the right sees this regime for what it is. I see zero chance of a leftist insurrection, and it would be tiny if it did occur. It would look like a G7 riot, or an OWS rally, a few hundred idiots.


102 posted on 03/04/2013 9:01:10 AM PST by Defiant (If there are infinite parallel universes, why Lord, am I living in the one with Obama as President?)
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To: McGruff; Allegra; big'ol_freeper; Lil'freeper; TrueKnightGalahad; blackie; Cincinatus' Wife; ...
Re: Lets see. 2,717 vehicles / 50 states = 54.34 Light Armored Tanks per state.

Heck, here in Texas, our fishermen over 65...  photo b-fish-b.gif could take out 50 of those suckers--

And kids under 18 helping out with grilling steaks...  photo b39-b.gif would do away with the other 4.34!

103 posted on 03/04/2013 9:04:12 AM PST by Bender2 ("I've got a twisted sense of humor, and everything amuses me." RAH Beyond this Horizon)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; null and void
These. Are. Not. Tanks!
104 posted on 03/04/2013 9:05:32 AM PST by Old Sarge (We are officially over the precipice, we just havent struck the ground yet...)
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To: Vaduz
Looks like they expect Detroit, Chicago, Los Angeles and other large cities ... to go up in smoke soon?

Yes, in much the same way that John Wilkes Booth expected Lincoln to leave office soon!

105 posted on 03/04/2013 9:09:01 AM PST by null and void (Gun confiscation enables tyranny. Don't enable tyranny.)
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To: Nachum; ForGod'sSake

Ping.


106 posted on 03/04/2013 9:13:00 AM PST by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: rdcbn
Nice to have around when the EBT cards bounce

I'm predicting that the July 1st EBT recharge will not happen.

They want a "long hot summer" and they want to co-opt the 4th of July.

107 posted on 03/04/2013 9:16:40 AM PST by null and void (Gun confiscation enables tyranny. Don't enable tyranny.)
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To: rdcbn

One of the things we might want to change is the use of the term ‘wannabees’ as many, if not most, LEOs SWAT teams are prior specops. Many LEO orgs practically mandate that.


108 posted on 03/04/2013 9:19:05 AM PST by CodeToad (Liberals are bloodsucking ticks. We need to light the matchstick to burn them off.)
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

The list, Ping

Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list

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109 posted on 03/04/2013 9:23:02 AM PST by Nachum (The Obama "List" at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

The list, Ping

Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list

http://www.nachumlist.com/


110 posted on 03/04/2013 9:23:56 AM PST by Nachum (The Obama "List" at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: zagger
What I don’t get is that the DHS does not have a branch called “Homeland Security”.

DHS = Department of Homeland Security

111 posted on 03/04/2013 9:29:11 AM PST by Las Vegas Ron (Medicine is the keystone in the arch of socialism)
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To: Old Sarge
You. Are. Velkom!
112 posted on 03/04/2013 9:30:19 AM PST by null and void (Gun confiscation enables tyranny. Don't enable tyranny.)
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To: Tzimisce
Are we headed for a violent takeover?

The takeover already happened.

The armaments are for any organized resistance. Americans.

113 posted on 03/04/2013 9:33:49 AM PST by riri (Plannedopolis-look it up. It's how the elites plan for US to live.)
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To: Bigh4u2

“Special Response Team” sounds pretty ominous, to me.


114 posted on 03/04/2013 9:33:49 AM PST by carriage_hill (AR-10s & AR-15s Are The 21st Century's Muskets. Free Men Need Not Ask Permission!)
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To: Vaduz

That is what I am expecting. When the ebt cards fail, the urban centers that depend on gov for everything will riot and explode. Unless their intent is to use them to confiscate food from farms, they will be fuuly deployed in the ghettos and barrios.


115 posted on 03/04/2013 9:33:49 AM PST by FreeAtlanta (bahits.com)
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To: GregNH
Q6: How should the American Flag patch be worn?
(http://www.tioh.hqda.pentagon.mil/FAQs/faqs.aspx)
Flag Patch
  • The U.S. Code states "no part of the flag should ever be used as a costume or athletic uniform. However, a flag patch may be affixed to the uniform of military personnel, firemen, policemen, and members of patriotic organizations. The flag represents a living country and is itself considered a living thing. Therefore, the lapel flag pin being a replica should be worn on the left lapel near the heart."
  • The U.S. Code does not address the positioning of the flag patch. It is appropriate to wear an American flag patch on the left or right sleeve. When worn on the left sleeve, the union would appear towards the front and the stripes would run horizontally toward the back. When worn on the right sleeve, it is considered proper to reverse the design so that the union is at the observer’s right to suggest that the flag is flying in the breeze as the wearer moves forward.
  • Since the law does not specifically address the positioning of the patch, a decision is left to the discretion of the organization prescribing the wear. As many states and cities have ordinances pertaining to the use of the flag, you may wish to contact the Attorney General of your state or the City Attorney’s office regarding this matter.

It's considered the same for vehicles. Right and left sides are inverse so that the "moving forward" impression is always present.


116 posted on 03/04/2013 9:38:29 AM PST by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: Travis McGee; Jack Black

CWII Ping!


117 posted on 03/04/2013 9:47:00 AM PST by Las Vegas Ron (Medicine is the keystone in the arch of socialism)
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To: GregNH
US Army Uniform Regulation AR 670-1 Nov 1981
118 posted on 03/04/2013 9:47:33 AM PST by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: philman_36

Thanks!


119 posted on 03/04/2013 9:49:59 AM PST by GregNH (If you are unable to fight, please find a good place to hide.)
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To: null and void; Defiant; Iscool

There is real fear on the left that there will be cuts to entitlements (there will be, the only question is if they will be planned). And then there is those on the left who feel that Obama isn’t moving fast enough.

But the real reason is that the State is very scared of the people right now.


120 posted on 03/04/2013 10:01:14 AM PST by redgolum ("God is dead" -- Nietzsche. "Nietzsche is dead" -- God.)
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