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DHS: What Are They Up To?

For weeks now I have been reading about all the purchases of ammunition and armored vehicles that the Department of Homeland Security has supposedly been making. The Drudge Report has had almost daily links to articles about the massive amounts of ammunition being purchased. DHS has either refused to answer questions about the purchases when asked by members of Congress or denied that larger than normal purchases are being made. Since last summer DHS has purchased more than 1.6 billion bullets, mainly .40 caliber and 9mm. That’s enough ammunition to shoot every American and illegal immigrant about five times. It’s enough ammunition for a 24-year Iraq War. What is it all for?

Other reports I’ve seen also make me raise an eyebrow, although I’m more skeptical about some of this information. DHS has supposedly been purchasing several thousand armored vehicles like the one pictured below. If this is true, what are they for?

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