Monday, July 30, 2012

U.S. Army Purchases Riot Gear As Fears Over Civil Unrest Grow

It’s not just the Department of Homeland Security that is gearing up for the prospect of civil unrest in America. The U.S. Army also recently purchased a stock of riot gear including batons, face masks and body shields.

As we reported last week, the DHS has put out an urgent solicitation for hundreds of items of “riot gear,” in preparation for expected unrest at the upcoming Republican National Convention, Democratic National Convention and next year’s presidential inauguration.

In a previous solicitation, the U.S. Army also put out a contract for riot gear to be delivered to the United States Military Academy at West Point in New York.

The contract, which was eventually awarded to A2Z Supply Corp, included requests to supply riot shields, face shields, batons and body protection.

Fears that the U.S. military would be used to quell domestic unrest in violation of Posse Comitatus have raged over recent years. Read more.......

1 comment:

  1. Ironic how people pay taxes to purchase the riot gear for their own potential enemy.

    And irnoic how the elite dont need to spend a dollar for the protection of the army and the police. We pay the police and army to protect the elite from us. Insane system.


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