IMPERIAL, Calif. — Ten minutes into arrant mayhem in this town near the Mexican border, and the gunman, a disgruntled Iraq war veteran, has already taken out two people, one slumped in his desk, the other covered in blood on the floor. The responding officers — eight teenage boys and girls, the youngest 14 — face tripwire, a thin cloud of poisonous gas and loud shots — BAM! BAM!
New York Times, May 13, 2009 Link Here “Scouts Train to Fight Terrorists and More” Pay attention to who the ‘bad guy’ was in this drill…
This program is operating in one of California’s poorest counties and is recruiting marginal kids with a “C” average as young at 13 years old. And once these kids are trained, how long will it be before some will find the wages offered by Los Zetas much more attractive than what Homeland Security can offer?
Please when you read this, go back to this article on the nexis of H.R. 2159 and the Ministry of Internal Security’s “you might be a terrorist if” list.
When a government begins to act out of concert with its people, and tyranny begins to take form, Officer Friendly soon becomes ‘The Enforcer’.
I’m leaving you with this jewel of a research piece by the CATO Institute,
footnote: the title is not a reference to race for my liberal readers, it is a reference to history.