December 14, 2016 by Chris Kite
It seems almost impossible to read any news without reading something hair raising and disturbing about Donald Trump and what he plans to do. The article in the link below is no exception.
During his campaign, Trump promised to rescind Obama’s executive order that prevented state and local police departments from getting surplus grenade launchers, bayonets, tracked armored vehicles, weaponized aircraft and vehicles, and firearms and ammunition of .50-caliber or greater. The police organization that backed him is looking to hold him to his word.
Of course the first question that comes to mind is why on earth does a police department need grenade launchers .50-caliber guns, weaponized aircraft, or tracked armored vehicles?
Just a thought, but maybe if our citizens were not so overly armed with assault rifles and other such weapons, the police might not find it necessary to get into an arms race with the civilian population. But even with all those crazy civilian weapons, it isn’t like we are seeing situations where a militarized police force is often necessary. Those kinds of weapons are used to fight wars, not protect and serve the general populace.
Could it be possible that Donald Trump wants a heavily armed police force to help quell citizen protests as he enacts his fascist agenda?