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Posted on: Aug. 11 2011,10:39 pm by Grinning_Dragon

FBI Handout Lists Purchase of Preparedness Items as “Potential Indicators of Terrorist Activities”

An FBI Denver Joint Terrorism Task Force handout being distributed to Colorado military surplus store owners lists the purchase of popular preparedness items and firearms accessories as “suspicious” and “potential indicators of terrorist activities,” instructing store owners to keep records on and report people who:

   “Make bulk purchase of items to include:

   Weatherproofed ammunition or match containers

   Meals Ready to Eat

   Night Vision Devices; night flashlights; gas masks

   High capacity magazines

   Bi-pods or tri-pods for rifles”


The FBI handout, entitled “Communities Against Terrorism: Potential Indicators of Terrorist Activities Related to Military Surplus Stores” also instructs surplus store owners to:

   “Require valid ID from all new customers.

   Keep records of purchases.

   Talk to customers, ask questions, and

   listen to and observe their responses.

   Watch for people and actions that are out of place.

   Make note of suspicious statements, people, and /or vehicles.

   If something seems wrong, notify law enforcement authorities.”

The handout also instructs surplus store owners to consider as “suspicious” anyone who “demands identity ‘privacy’” or anyone who expresses “extreme religious statements” and those who “make suspicious comments regarding anti-US, [or] radical theology.”

The “Communities Against Terrorism” flyer closes by stating:

   Preventing terrorism is a community effort. By learning what to look for, you can make a positive contribution in the fight against terrorism. The partnership between the community and law enforcement is essential to the success of anti -terrorism efforts.

   Some of the activities, taken individually, could be innocent and must be examined by law enforcement professionals in a larger context to  determine whether there is a basis to investigate. The activities outlined on this handout are by no means all-inclusive but have been compiled from a review of terrorist events over several years.

The handout encourages surplus store owners and employees to provide information on “suspicious” customers by calling the Denver Joint Terrorism Task Force or the Colorado Information Analysis Center. This handout is very nearly identical to one issued by the FBI to gun stores from Connecticut to Utah: PDF

This new handout expands the absurdity by now also targeting customers of military surplus stores, and by specifically targeting the purchasing of very common, and very popular, preparedness items such as Meals Ready to Eat (MRE’s) as “potential indicators of terrorist activities.”

While this particular handout is being given to military surplus store owners in Colorado, it is nearly certain that similar versions are being handed out by Joint Terrorism Task Forces in other states.
Full PDF Handout

source http://oathkeepers.org/oath/2011/08/10/7769/

Seems our govt has gotten a little  :crazy:
Paranoid and over react much, FEDS?

Wouldn't do much good down here, as 99.99% of the population is always stocking up on survival supplies.

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shared sacrifice.
could this help save our country.?
Posted on: Aug. 11 2011,4:27 pm by the breeze

These are all the programs that the new Republican House has proposed cutting. Read to the end!! Democrats would rather see America go bankrupt rather than eliminate the wasteful programs.

*Corporation for Public Broadcasting Subsidy. $445 million annual savings.
*Save America's Treasures Program. $25 million annual savings..
*International Fund for Ireland. $17 million annual savings.
*Legal Services Corporation. $420 million annual savings.
*National Endowment for the Arts. $167.5million annual savings.
*National Endowment for the Humanities $167.5 million annual savings.
*Hope VI Program.. $250 million annual savings.
*Amtrak Subsidies. $156.5billion annual savings.
*Eliminate duplicative education programs. H.R. 2274 (in last Congress), authored by Rep. McKeon, eliminates 68 at a savings of $1.3 billion annually.
*U.S. Trade Development Agency. $55 million annualsavings.
*Woodrow Wilson Center Subsidy. $20 million annual savings.
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*John C. Stennis Center Subsidy. $430,000 annual savings.
*Community Development Fund. $4.5 billion annual savings.
*Heritage Area Grants and Statutory Aid. $24 million annual savings.
CutFederal Travel Budget in Half. $7.5 billion annual savings
*Trim Federal Vehicle Budget by 20%. $600 million annual savings.
*Essential Air Service. $150 million annual savings.
*Technology Innovation Program. $70 million annual savings.
*Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) Program. $125 million annual savings.
*Department of Energy Grants to States for Weatherization. $530 million annual savings.
*Beach Replenishment. $95 million annual savings.
*New Starts Transit. $2 billion annual savings.
*Exchange Programs for Alaska, Natives Native Hawaiians, and Their *Historical Trading Partners in Massachusetts ..$9 million annual savings
Intercity and High Speed Rail Grants. $2.5 billion annual savings.
*Title X Family Planning. $318 million annual savings.
*Appalachian Regional Commission. $76 million annual savings.
*Economic Development Administration. $293 million annual savings.
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*Applied Research at Department of Energy. $1.27 billion annual savings.
*FreedomCAR and Fuel Partnership. $200 million annual savings.
*Energy Star Program. $52 million annual savings.
*Economic Assistance to Egypt. $250 million annually.
*U.S. Agency for International Development.$1.39 billion annual savings.
*General Assistance to District of Columbia. $210 million annual savings.
*Subsidy for Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority. $150 million annual savings.
*Presidential Campaign Fund. $775 million savings over ten years.
*No funding for federal office space acquisition. $864 million annual savings.
*End prohibitions on competitive sourcing of government services.
*Repeal the Davis-Bacon Act. More than $1 billion annually.
*IRS Direct Deposit: Require the IRS to deposit fees for some services it offers(such as processingpayment plans for taxpayers) to the *Treasury,instead of allowing it to remain as part of its budget. $1.8 billion savings over ten years.
*Require collection of unpaid taxes by federal employees. $1 billion total savings.WHAT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
*Prohibit taxpayer funded union activities by federal employees..$1.2 billion savings over ten years.
*Sell excess federal properties the government does not make use of. $15 billion total savings.
*Eliminate death gratuity for Members of Congress..
*Eliminate Mohair Subsidies. $1 million annual savings.
*Eliminate taxpayer subsidies to the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. $12.5 million annual savings
*Eliminate Market Access Program. $200 million annual savings.
*USDA Sugar Program. $14 million annual savings.
*Subsidy to Organizationfor Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).$93 million annual savings.
*Eliminate the National Organic Certification Cost-Share Program. $56.2 million annual savings.
*Eliminate fund for Obamacare administrative costs. $900 million savings.
*Ready to Learn TV Program. $27 million savings..
*HUD Ph.D. Program.
*Deficit Reduction Check-Off Act.
TOTAL SAVINGS: $2.5 Trillion over Ten Years

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ponder this.
Posted on: Aug. 11 2011,7:59 am by the breeze

Rush posed an interesting question today. If a President was out to destroy the American economy, how would his tactics differ from Obama's?

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