"Submachine guns, .40 Cal. S&W, ambidextrous safety, semi-automatic or 2 shot bur[s]t trigger group, Tritium night sights for front and rear, rails for attachment of flashlight (front under fore grip) and scope (top rear), stock-collapsib[l]e or folding, magazine - 30 rd. capacity.”
In May, the USDA's Office of Inspector General filed a requestfor these weapons. But why exactly do they need them?
According to a USDA press rep, the guns are necessary for self-protection.
“OIG Special Agents regularly conduct undercover operations and surveillance. The types of investigations conducted by OIG Special Agents include criminal activities such as fraud in farm programs; significant thefts of Government property or funds; bribery and extortion; smuggling; and assaults and threats of violence against USDA employees engaged in their official duties,” wrote a USDA spokesperson.
Anchorage, AK- Former KTVA reporter Charlo Greene, whose real name is Charline Egbe, expounded her reasoning for leaving her career to fight for the legali
Randy L. Dixon Rivera's insight:
The War on Drugs is a huge waste of time, energy, money and mainly innocent lives. All it's done is make very bad people rich. BTW - I don't toke.. I just don't like govt fraud, waste and abuse of our tax dollars.
Alvin J. Brook, a 44-year-old police officer in Wisconsin was sentenced to nine years in federal prison last week, after he pleaded guilty to bank robbery. Brook carried out the bank robbery while on the job in 2010, but it had taken so long for the crime to catch up with him because the fingerprints…
This week, the West Virginia natural resources police say they have made 11 arrests and seized 190 pounds of ginseng that they claim is illegal, because it was not harvested and licensed under the required conditions. According to The West Virginia Department of Natural Resources, the state managed to plunder over $180,000 worth of ginseng…
By Jeremy Rogalski HOUSTON — City of Houston prosecutors are dismissing hundreds of speeding tickets written by four Houston Police officers accused in a ticket-rigging scheme first uncovered by the I-Team. “It is in the interest of justice and simply […]
Crime is falling in California. Yet the state’s police agencies have one of the highest concentrations of surplus military hardware in the United States. People started paying more attention to a post-9/11 Defense Department program to transfer military gear used against Afghanistan and Iraq to civilian police departments here in the United States in the […]
HONOLULU (Reuters) - A former U.S. military contractor in Hawaii was sentenced on Wednesday to more than seven years in prison for passing national defense secrets to his Chinese girlfriend and illegally keeping numerous classified documents at his home.
Benjamin Pierce Bishop, 60, a retired Army lieutenant colonel assigned to the U.S. Pacific Command on Oahu, admitted in March to the espionage offenses and agreed to cooperate with investigators in a plea deal that staved off additional charges.
A reminder to iPhone owners cheering Apple’s latest privacy win: Just because Apple will no longer help police to turn your smartphone inside out doesn’t mean it can prevent the cops from vivisecting the device on their own. On Wednesday evening Apple made news with a strongly-worded statement about how it protects users’ data from…
A reluctant District of Columbia Council voted unanimously Tuesday to allow people to carry concealed handguns in the nation’s capital for the first time in nearly 40 years.
Randy L. Dixon Rivera's insight:
This story gives me hope that Americans are finally starting to see through the so called "Gun Violence" lie. There's no such thing as gun violence..it's always been just violent people who don't give a damn about any laws. But then again that was the point ... to disarm the law abiding not the homicidal criminals who give politicians their best excuse to disarm America. America has been played like a fiddle. http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/sep/23/dc-council-votes-allow-concealed-handguns/
There have been a number of incidents across the nation in the past few years where criminals have claimed to be law enforcement officers in an effort to gain the upper hand in an armed robbery. In most instances, it seem to work… but not for this fake police officer and wannabe truck hijacker in San Antonio, who won’t be robbing anyone ever again.
A man attempting to rob a Wisconsin truck driver who was working a job in San Antonio Thursday night got more than he bargained for after the trucker pulled out his firearm and used it to protect himself, local authorities said.
These emails prove coordination between MMfA and the DOJ to spin stories. The DOJ was using MMfA as their own personal publicist and MMfA was spreading false information. To make it worse, MMfA is a tax exempt company that is backed by George Soros.
Kansas City, Mo. - On Monday, the Kansas City Division of the FBI announced they are investigating the excessive force claims of Bryce Master's family following an incident on Sunday that left the teen in critical condition. Masters is listed in critical condition in an area hospitals intensive care unit where he is in a…
A doctor who first exposed serious problems at the troubled Phoenix Veterans Affairs hospital said Wednesday that a report on patient deaths there is a "whitewash" that minimizes life-threatening conduct by senior leaders...
The Obama administration quietly has been forcing new gun buyers to declare their race and ethnicity, a policy change that critics say provides little law enforcement value while creating the risk of privacy intrusions and racial profiling.