The DHS Is Turning Into A Mini-Army: A List Of Their 5 Most Shocking Purchases
The Department of Homeland Security has alarmed people, including members of Congress like Tim Huelskamp (R-Kan.) and Doug LaMalfa (R-Kan.), with the truly massive amounts of militaristic gear that it’s buying. Why does the DHS need enough gear to equip an army on the move? Is there an ominous reason behind it or is DHS merely stockpiling gear for training purposes? While we’re waiting for Republicans in D.C. to fully investigate the matter, it’s worth taking a look at the sort of purchases that have caused so much concern.
1) 2 Billion Bullets: How many bullets do you need for target practice?
If you thought some of the other typical calls for gun control post-tragedy were irresponsible, this one takes the cake
In arguing in support for same sex marriage, Rachel Maddow‘s blog (the post is actually written by Steve Benen) actually
The Los Angeles Times has published an inane and irresponsible piece of political commentary about the recent mass shooting in