Author Topic: Breaking: Obama administration to distribute 13,000 armored mine resistand vehicles to police units around the US  (Read 282 times)

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Online rangerrebew

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« Last Edit: March 02, 2014, 07:45:21 AM by rangerrebew »
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Has anyone in the federal leviathan or one of the recipient state agencies articulated a reason for this?  At its most innocuous one might simply see this as a back-handed way of keeping these things operational without having to spend any federal funds to do so by pushing responsibility for operational costs down to the state agencies that get these things.  I've no doubt that they'll be required to return these things to the federal leviathan upon request.

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Has anyone in the federal leviathan or one of the recipient state agencies articulated a reason for this? 
If the feds don't hand out this military stuff to local law enforcement, the terrorists win. Or something.   **nononono*
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If the feds don't hand out this military stuff to local law enforcement, the terrorists win. Or something.   **nononono*

I'd be interested in seeing if there are any actual quotes or press release items that attempt to "explain" this; we could speculate 'til the cows come home - and no doubt some of that speculation would be on target - but it's such a grossly disporportional matter that I'd really like to see the actual spin on this.

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"The Tea Party has a right to feel cheated.

When does the Republican Party, put in the majority by the Tea Party, plan to honor its commitment to halt the growth of the Federal monolith and bring the budget back into balance"?


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