we won't be some of the cool people!"
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 Army’s 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?
Hey, us peasants can't be properly controlled by agents with stern expressions, y'know.
This has been turning up. I'd say the message is getting through.
One more reason to get rid of the EPA: "Obey the court's order? That's for peasants, WE are the EPA."
If you'll excuse me for a while, I'm going to try to get some mowing and such done before the heat index hits the "Why am I melting into my shoes?" point.