Homeland Security Has Purchased 2,700 Light-Armored Tanks

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

Forget whatever propaganda you hear, the Department of Homeland Security is preparing for civil unrest.

Here’s a Homeland Security agent in Albuquerque, New Mexico for Law Enforcement Day, explaining the features of the vehicle.

Obviously, the United States government is quickly gearing up its firepower and other equipment to deal with average Americans. You don’t need this kind of equipment against the occasional lone nut. Keep in mind that DHS has also recently stockpiled more than 1.6 billion bullets. That’s enough to put about a million bullets into every serious nut job that has popped up in the country over the last 100 years.

Reprinted with permission from Economic Policy Journal.

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