If the IRS isn’t Building an Army, Why Have they Spent $11 Million+ on Guns and Ammo?

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The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) seems to be building an army.

The IRS spent nearly $11 million on guns, ammunition and “military-style equipment” between 2006 and 2014, according to a new report. IRS investment in heavy firearms and tactical gear is a new trend for the agency, but it follows a pattern of militarization repeated throughout the executive branch of the government.

In “The Militarization of America,” a report by OpenTheBooks.com, examines the kinds of weapons and tactical equipment federal agencies have purchased over the past ten years. The report shows that the IRS and other non-law enforcement agencies rapidly increased purchases of military gear in the past decade.

The amount the IRS spends on weapons and equipment has risen since 2006 from around half a million to $1,070,456 in 2014. Purchases of guns and ammunition spiked in 2011 to more than $2 million, according to the report. Over the same period, the number of special agents the IRS employed declined from more than 3,000 to just about 2,000 in 2014.

“The recent spikes in IRS purchasing could be related to the increase in recent ‘Identify Theft’ crimes and the prosecution of those crimes into sophisticated gang activity,” the report says. IRS special agents are armed with Smith and Wesson M&P15s, as well as Remington shotguns and Glock .40 caliber handguns.

The IRS Criminal Investigation division, which famously captured Al Capone, boasts their conviction rate is consistently more than 90 percent, higher than any other federal law enforcement agency.

While the number of IRS special agents has declined, the number of total federal agents has increased sharply. “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),” former Oklahoma Sen. Tom Coburn and OpenTheBooks founder and CEO Andrew Andrzejewski said in a Wall Street Journal column.

“What exactly is the Obama administration up to?” Coburn and Andrzejewski ask.

The OpenTheBooks report shows other primarily administrative federal agencies, including the Environmental Protection Agency, The Department of Veterans Affairs, The Department of Health and Human Services, the Food and Drug Administration and the Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Inspection Service, are also purchasing guns and ammunition gear.

Congress officially recognized OpenTheBooks as a private oversight organization in Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act of 2006, legislation co-sponsored by Coburn and President Barack Obama, who was at that time a senator from Illinois.

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I hope nobody thinks that a simple thing like an election will ever get our Usurper-in-Chief out of office? He apparently read the book Hugo Chavez wrote about taking over Venezuela, and is setting up his own army to stay in power?

It is part of a longer plan passed down to our future president.

Barry- he [WILL] leave... if we have to fight his army- we [WILL] win..!

once upon a time, way back in ancient history... within most of our lifetimes, in a more sane America when common sense still held it's own in our culture, it was commonly understood that fed/gov agencies absolutely should NOT be armed (with extremely rare exception). And it was also understood that they were merely advisory agencies, who should never have anything close to lawmaking authorities. 

now they're all armed to the hilt and operating as lawmakers. 

The WAR is coming sooner than some may believe - but we [WILL] prevail..! Bloody and Horrifying it may be... but we [WILL] fight and Prevail..!

His main objective is to stay in power folks. He will try in two ways. One he is furnishing weapons and ammo to our enemies around our country or he is building his civilian police force  that he promised in his speeches of 08 that majority of people did not hear or understand plain English he used. Bottom line he wants to become King of USA and he will unless the people are willing to fight with everything they have. Live in freedom or live under Islamic Muslim rule.

The famous words; Give me liberty or give me death..! We [WILL] fight..! We are AMERICANS... We [WILL] fight and WIN..!

And in the meantime the libbles are doing their damndest to disarm us!

I live in DC and have been wondering about this exact thing for many years. It seems like every federal agencey has its own police force and swat team now. Somebody tell me why the Government Printing Office (no they are not the peeps who print money) needs its own police force?

To make matters worse, take the uniforms off some of those people or listen to them talk to each other and you would swear they are common DC gang bangers.

I did not know this so I checked. Lo and behold, you are completely right.

GPO Uniformed Police (Government Printing Office)

Mission. The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) Uniformed Police Branch is the law enforcement component of the GPO Security Services Directorate. Our mission is to provide a safe and secure environment for personnel and assets at GPO. We achieve this mission by:

Reducing security vulnerabilities through procedural changes and security enhancements
Conducting random antiterrorism measures (RAMS)
Employing law enforcement intelligence
Increasing vehicle and foot patrols
Conducting response exercises
Establishing security requirements for increased Force Protection Conditions/Threat Level

https://www.gpo.gov/careers/police.htm

Funny, isn't it?? More and more antiterrorism prevention(?) measures by our dictators, all while opening the front, back and side doors to every dirty alien from every part of the world.

 God help us.

That is because that is exactly what they are.. DC Gang Bangers..!

When it breaks loose - give them HELL with no mercy..!

If you are good enough to surround a multitude of the bastards - make them cry and beg for mercy before you pop them in the heads..!

One of the things Obama said was he was going to have another army it seems he has done it. I have friends that were in the service with me after retiring they choose to work for the IRS as investigators they have been there now 10 years in that time they have always carried a handgun. The biggest difference today is when they go to work now it's like there still in the Middle East with all the Muslims now working there. Killing people with taxes isn't good enough, now there going to use guns it seems...

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