Obama Usurps Local Police With Fake ‘Ban’ on Militarization

1-police - militarized After having drastically accelerated the militarization of local police forces by the federal government, Obama is now having second thoughts about it — or so the administration and the establishment press would have you believe based on widely reported “de-militarization” edicts issued last week. But while the decrees were framed by virtually all of the establishment media as reining in federal programs that provide military gear to law enforcement, the real agenda, as usual, is about empowering Washington, D.C. — in this case, to exert even more control over local police departments across America. Indeed, much of the military gear can still be obtained from the feds, as long as officers are first subjected to more federal “training” programs and police departments submit to new “national policing standards” across the board. The new rules fit well with the broader agenda of nationalizing law enforcement and other key sectors. http://www.thenewamerican.com/usnews/constitution/item/20937-obama-usurps-local-police-with-fake-ban-on-militarization?utm_source=Newsletter&utm_campaign=a0a3ce513e-The_Editors_Top_Picks_3_12_143_12_2014&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8ca494f2d2-a0a3ce513e-289795749

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