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DHS gears up for civil unrest prior to presidential elections
RT ^ | July 28, 2012 | Frank Polich

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 year’s 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:

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TOPICS: Extended News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2012electionviolence; civilunrest; civilwar2; dhscivilunrest; dncbrownshirts; obamunism; riotgear
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1 posted on 07/29/2012 11:29:43 PM PDT by yoe
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To: yoe

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.


2 posted on 07/29/2012 11:33:00 PM PDT by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office.)
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To: 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 year’s presidential inauguration.
Ummmm...D.C. I can understand, but shouldn't each State handle any domestic riots that might happen within their State?
Isn't a governor supposed to request help only when his/her State forces are overwhelmed?

Somebody is greatly overstepping their boundaries.

3 posted on 07/29/2012 11:37:40 PM PDT by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: DesertRhino

Department of Homeland Security, and it was created by George W Bush after 911.


4 posted on 07/29/2012 11:40:03 PM PDT by NathanR
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To: yoe
I would love for the idiots at DHS send out their riot control goons and have the, arrested by state LEOs.
5 posted on 07/29/2012 11:40:20 PM PDT by MasterGunner01 (11)
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To: yoe
The request gave the potential suppliers only one day to submit their proposals and a 15-day delivery requirement to Alexandria, Virginia.

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.

6 posted on 07/29/2012 11:43:21 PM PDT by Greysard
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To: NathanR

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??


7 posted on 07/29/2012 11:46:39 PM PDT by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office.)
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To: yoe

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.


8 posted on 07/29/2012 11:48:22 PM PDT by Sea Parrot (Once I was young, now I am old and the in between went way too fast)
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To: DesertRhino
With the exception of the TSA, DHS is made up of agencies that used to be in Dept of the Treasury (Customs, Secret Service, the Coast Guard) and Dept of Justice (Border Patrol). It was all reorganized under G.W. Bush Post 9/11.

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?

9 posted on 07/29/2012 11:53:31 PM PDT by USNBandit (sarcasm engaged at all times)
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To: yoe

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.


10 posted on 07/30/2012 12:16:54 AM PDT by xuberalles ("The Right Stuff" Conservative Novelties http://www.zazzle.com/xuberalles)
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To: Kartographer; blam; The Duke; USNBandit

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.


11 posted on 07/30/2012 12:18:00 AM PDT by Old Sarge (We are now officially over the precipice, we just havent struck the ground yet)
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To: DesertRhino

Department of Homeland Security.......the Lady of Ludicrous and her boss and I suspect Holder are at “it” again.


12 posted on 07/30/2012 12:32:10 AM PDT by yoe
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To: USNBandit

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 !


13 posted on 07/30/2012 12:39:33 AM PDT by Tilted Irish Kilt
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To: yoe

Riot gear for the inauguration?


14 posted on 07/30/2012 12:58:52 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: yoe

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’.


15 posted on 07/30/2012 1:09:36 AM PDT by MestaMachine (obama kills)
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To: 9YearLurker
The only idiots who are going to "riot" will be the leftists who do it each and every time there is a convention. Usually the rich trust fund leftists who can afford to stay in the top floors of 5 star hotels like the Plaza in New York city.


16 posted on 07/30/2012 1:11:20 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Some day our schools we will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: yoe

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.


17 posted on 07/30/2012 1:43:26 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Eric Holder's NAACP rally against the voter ID laws required the press to bring govt issue photo ID.)
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To: DesertRhino

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.


18 posted on 07/30/2012 1:45:25 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Eric Holder's NAACP rally against the voter ID laws required the press to bring govt issue photo ID.)
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To: NathanR

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.


19 posted on 07/30/2012 1:46:55 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Eric Holder's NAACP rally against the voter ID laws required the press to bring govt issue photo ID.)
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To: Sea Parrot

In 2000 the Leftist Socialist Anarchist THUGS said that white people staged riots at the polls and interfered with the “recounts”.


20 posted on 07/30/2012 1:48:08 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Eric Holder's NAACP rally against the voter ID laws required the press to bring govt issue photo ID.)
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To: yoe
The total amount ordered is about 150 sets of riot helmets, thigh and groin protectors, hard-shell shin guards and other riot gear.

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.

21 posted on 07/30/2012 1:50:44 AM PDT by Fresh Wind ('People have got to know whether or not their president is a crook.' Richard M. Nixon)
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To: xuberalles

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.


22 posted on 07/30/2012 1:51:08 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Eric Holder's NAACP rally against the voter ID laws required the press to bring govt issue photo ID.)
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To: yoe; Nachum
A wonderment if this is all connected or a co-ink-a-dink ?
23 posted on 07/30/2012 2:19:00 AM PDT by Daffynition (Our forefathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: DesertRhino

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.


24 posted on 07/30/2012 2:20:16 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: NathanR
"Department of Homeland Security, and it was created by George W Bush after 911."

Seriously? You've been on FR for over 12 years and you believe the President has the Constitutional Authority to create a Department?


25 posted on 07/30/2012 2:25:23 AM PDT by Mad Dawgg (If you're going to deny my 1st Amendment rights then I must proceed to the 2nd one...)
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To: yoe

When is the DHS going to place it’s order for bioweapons and WMDs to counter the perceived threat from the Tea Party?


26 posted on 07/30/2012 2:33:00 AM PDT by broken_arrow1 (I regret that I have but one life to give for my country - Nathan Hale "Patriot")
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To: DesertRhino

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.


27 posted on 07/30/2012 3:00:38 AM PDT by Galactica
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To: yoe

This topic was beaten to death over the weekend...


28 posted on 07/30/2012 3:04:48 AM PDT by Biff55 (A furore Normanorum libera nos, O Domine!)
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To: broken_arrow1

“When is the DHS going to place it’s 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.


29 posted on 07/30/2012 3:14:17 AM PDT by MikeSteelBe (Austrian Hitler was, as the Halfrican Hitler does.)
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To: Greysard

Yep... wonder who the lucky company is?


30 posted on 07/30/2012 3:20:26 AM PDT by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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To: Old Sarge

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.)


31 posted on 07/30/2012 3:25:24 AM PDT by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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To: Fresh Wind

groin protectors: something the Republican establishment doesn’t need, anyway.


32 posted on 07/30/2012 4:40:12 AM PDT by Fester Chugabrew (I wish this president would learn how to be an American)
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To: USNBandit
My only question is, since these conventions were announced a while ago, why did it take so long to order gear?

The end of the fiscal year is approaching; that likely has more to do with the purchases than urgent need.

33 posted on 07/30/2012 4:43:56 AM PDT by Charles Martel (Endeavor to persevere...)
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To: yoe

New math is old math.

DHS=SS

Path to hell is paved with good intentions.


34 posted on 07/30/2012 4:57:20 AM PDT by hadaclueonce (you are paying 12% more for fuel because of Ethanol. Smile big Corn Lobby,)
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To: USNBandit

Beware of Homeland Security Training for Local Law Enforcement, by An Insider

https://axiomamuse.wordpress.com/2011/03/30/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

Homeschooling

Declarations of Constitutional rights and civil liberties

Belief in a New World Order conspiracy


35 posted on 07/30/2012 5:19:17 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: philman_36
Somebody is greatly overstepping their boundaries.

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.

36 posted on 07/30/2012 5:20:35 AM PDT by Rapscallion (Beware. Obama has no intention to respect the results of the election.)
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To: Greysard

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.


37 posted on 07/30/2012 5:24:56 AM PDT by Rapscallion (Beware. Obama has no intention to respect the results of the election.)
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To: little jeremiah; LucyT; azishot

For your Pre-election Riots” info.


38 posted on 07/30/2012 5:28:27 AM PDT by melancholy (Professor Alinsky, Enslavement Specialist, Ph.D in L0w and H0lder)
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To: TurboZamboni

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”.


39 posted on 07/30/2012 5:29:30 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: DesertRhino
i was under the impression that DHS was some kind of bureacratic organization that oversaw and coordinated FBI, Border patrol, TSA etc.

It's the internal security apparatus for this Communist regime. In other dictatorships, it's known as "Secret Police."

40 posted on 07/30/2012 5:34:27 AM PDT by melancholy (Professor Alinsky, Enslavement Specialist, Ph.D in L0w and H0lder)
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To: Fresh Wind
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.

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.

41 posted on 07/30/2012 5:35:14 AM PDT by Rapscallion (Beware. Obama has no intention to respect the results of the election.)
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To: Rapscallion

And 450 million rounds of ammunition?

I feel SO safe.


42 posted on 07/30/2012 5:45:42 AM PDT by Fresh Wind ('People have got to know whether or not their president is a crook.' Richard M. Nixon)
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To: yoe
Desperate head fake to somehow depress older White voter enthusiasm or real deal? “Hmm I'll take head fake for $200 Alex.”
43 posted on 07/30/2012 5:45:59 AM PDT by jmaroneps37 (Conservatism is truth. Liberalism is lies.)
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To: yoe

I’m guessing this is cover for more intrusive control.


44 posted on 07/30/2012 6:12:00 AM PDT by G Larry (I'm under no obligation to be a passive victim!)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Somehow I’m thinking that if Romney wins they may be planning to extend their record to protests at the inauguration.


45 posted on 07/30/2012 6:13:23 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: Fresh Wind

And the Left freaks out over 6,000.


46 posted on 07/30/2012 6:17:13 AM PDT by ctdonath2 ($1 meals: http://abuckaplate.blogspot.com)
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To: Galactica

What’s the name of that show? I haven’t seen it but would like to watch it.


47 posted on 07/30/2012 6:19:11 AM PDT by july4thfreedomfoundation (If Guns Kill People then Cars Drive Drunk)
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To: ctdonath2

Would you trust God with 450 million rounds of ammo?

That’s essentially how the left views government.


48 posted on 07/30/2012 6:21:26 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: yoe

There is no national police force. Move along, nothing to see here. Your liberty is intact, serf.


49 posted on 07/30/2012 7:47:26 AM PDT by andyk (Go Juan Pablo!)
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To: yoe

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.


50 posted on 07/30/2012 8:32:55 AM PDT by hattend (Firearms and ammunition...the only growing industries under the Obama regime.)
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