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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YIKES!!! Chelsea Clinton Emphatically States A Person With A Beard And A Penis Can ‘Absolutely’ Identify As A Woman

  • The one issue Hillary and Chelsea don’t appear to agree on entirely is transgender self-identification
  • In an interview with The Sunday Times, journalist Decca Aitkenhead asked the Clintons about transgender self-identification
  • Chelsea Clinton replied ‘yes’ emphatically when asked if someone with a beard and penis can ever be a woman
  • ‘It’s going to take a lot more time and effort to understand what it means to be defining yourself differently,’ Hillary said
  • Aitkenhead said Hillary became ‘uneasy’ when the question was asked while Chelsea shot a ‘furious stare’ at the journalist as her mother answered
  • Hillary added: ‘It’s a very big generational discussion, because this is not something I grew up with or ever saw’

(Daily Mail) – It may appear Hillary and Chelsea Clinton always see eye-to-eye, but in a recent interview one topic cracked the facade of the like-minded mother-daughter power duo.

The one issue Hillary and Chelsea don’t appear to agree on entirely is transgender self-identification.

In an interview with The Sunday Times, journalist Decca Aitkenhead asked the Clintons if someone with a beard and a penis can ever be a woman, to which Chelsea replied emphatically, ‘Yes.’

However, as Aitkenhead describes it, Hillary looked ‘uneasy’, and blamed generational gaps for being less accepting.

‘Errr. I’m just learning about this,’ Hillary responded. ‘It’s a very big generational discussion, because this is not something I grew up with or ever saw. It’s going to take a lot more time and effort to understand what it means to be defining yourself differently.’

The Clintons sat sown with Aitkenhead to promote the book they co-authored, The Book of Gutsy Women: Favorite Stories of Courage and Resilience.

The book features Danica Roem, the first trans woman elected to a U.S. state legislature.

According Aitkenhead’s account, she tells Hillary during the interview that many British feminists of Hillary’s generation have a problem with the idea that a ‘lesbian who doesn’t want to sleep with someone who has a penis is transphobic.’

Hillary nods in agreement, while Chelsea ‘stiffens and stares at me’, according to Aitkenhead.

The journalist then adds that many women of Hillary’s generation are uncomfortable with biological males sharing women’s bathrooms.

‘I would say that, absolutely,’ Hillary nods firmly. ‘Absolutely. Yes.’

That’s when Chelsea begins shooting a ‘furious stare’ at Aitkenhead, who points it out to her.

‘I’m a terrible actor’, Chelsea laughs.

Chelsea then says she is thrilled with the National Health Service’s decision to assign patients to single-sex wards according to the gender they identify as, instead of their biological make up.

‘How can you treat someone if you don’t recognize who they feel and know in their core they are?’ Chelsea says.

‘And I strongly support children being able to play on the sports teams that match their own gender identity,’ she adds. ‘I think we need to be doing everything we can to support kids in being whoever they know themselves to be and discovering who they are.’

At this point Hillary looks conflicted.

‘I think you’ve got to be sensitive to how difficult this is,’ Hillary says. ‘There are women who’d say [to a trans woman], ”You know what, you’ve never had the kind of life experiences that I’ve had. So I respect who you are, but don’t tell me you’re the same as me.” I hear that conversation all the time.’

Despite the clear tension in the room, the pair say they don’t argue about this topic.

But according to Aitkenhead, ‘I get the impression they don’t like to present anything less than a united front to the world.’

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