This started with the Regan administration and has continued to grow with each administration since (Democrat and Republican). It is NOT acceptable. Once the government militarizes the police and turns them against American citizens it’s a slippery slope to full-blown tyranny.
Reposted from: Activist Post.
Among items transferred 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.
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