Berto Jongman: YouTube (9:34) Obama Doubles Militarization of US Police

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Obama Expands Militarization of Police

Published on May 22, 2013

Among items transfered to local law enforcement agencies have been assault rifles and grenade launchers, even Blackhawk helicopters and .50 caliber machine guns ; In fiscal year 2011 alone, the Pentagon transferred almost $500 million worth of materials to domestic law enforcement — near double the previous year’s total

Phi Beta Iota: This is more about pork and less about creating a fascist regime, but it is still criminally insane. DHS should be abolished, and states and localities should begin firewalling the federal government — and its funds — out of their jurisdiction.  A national tax revolt appears necessary, given that the US Government is not only out of control on spending, but also out of control on borrowing in our name.  The Iceland solution continues to be the best, along with the validation from the August 2012 IMF Report, The Chicago Plan Revisited.