First there was the story of DHS buying armored vehicles, like the one pictured above. So far I haven't come across anything official posing as a reasonable explanation for what the Free Republic blog calls the DHS Panzer Division. Meanwhile, MilitaryPhotos.net has a series pics on the DHS AFVs.
Then there's the story of DHS buying vast quantities of ammunition. This was explained as business as usual and this may indeed be the case.
But now it's come to light that DHS is buying/has bought "No Hesitation" Targets, that look like this:
No matter what the explanation is, official or otherwise, this is deeply disturbing.
I first heard about this over the weekend when a friend of mine sent me this article from The Examiner. Chris Muir rolled-in on this today, in his Day By Day comic strip.
DHS to some degree or another, increasingly looks upon our nation's citizens as the enemy, like these folks here...
...or this gentleman here:
I never bought the game Paranoia, but maybe I should. I could certainly use the laugh and maybe it will prepare me for what may lay ahead.