The Department of Homeland Security recently sent out a request for more security guards in upstate New York. This is encouraging. $80 million is being spent for armed guards for “civil disturbances.” These are the jobs we were promised. Welcome to the police state.
Paul Joseph Watson reported Monday:
The Department of Homeland Security is set to spend $80 million dollars on hiring a raft of armed guards to protect IRS and other government buildings in upstate New York during “public demonstrations” and “civil disturbances,” once again prompting concerns that the federal agency is preparing for food stamp riots, anti-tax demonstrations or some other form of domestic unrest.
According to a solicitation posted on the Federal Business Opportunities website, the Federal Protective Service (a unit of the DHS), is looking for a contractor to supply armed Protective Security Officers (PSOs) to guard a variety of government buildings in the region, including “IRS buildings(s) during tax season.”
“PSOs will be required to be armed and some posts may require screening of visitors using x-rays/magnetometers,” states the solicitation.
The armed guards will be used during “public demonstration(s),” as well as “civil disturbances, or other unanticipated events on an as-needed basis.”
“This acquisition is for approximately 380,000 hours of Basic Service, 20,000 hours of Temporary Additional Services and 3,500 hours of Emergency Security Services per year. Currently, there are an estimated 205 guards protecting approximately 95 posts at over 55 buildings. The estimated value of this Contract is between $75M and $80M,” states the solicitation.
In a follow up piece on Wednesday, Watson also revealed that Arkansas may be looking for some DHS headbashers of their own. Evidently they are in need of 723,000 hours of armed guard services to protect Federal Buildings in Arkansas.
With all of these new jobs opening up, one has to wonder what the hell is going on.
Fox News’ Neil Cavuto has his own ideas…
If I would not have seen the video of what happened in Louisiana when the EBT system went down I would say that all parties involved (Watson, Cavuto, Feds) were out of their minds. But who can forget this scene?
There is a lot of talk in the blogging world that the EBT system outage may have been a planned “test run” to see how people might react. The government knew that this decrease was coming and a prolonged shutdown would have caused outright delays and denial of benefits. So why wouldn’t they do a trial run?
After all we are just lab rats to them. And poor people are the most unfortunate of all lab rats. They are the rats that get injected with the bad stuff. The middle class is considered the “control group” because we happen to pay more taxes and they can’t afford to kill us just yet.
So what do you think people? Want to go get a job knocking single moms over the head when they ask the wrong questions about how they are supposed to feed their kids?
The federal government is hiring.