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Despite Gun Control Rhetoric, Obama Arms Federal Civilian Agencies More Than Ever

Circa News | Kellen Howell $4.7 million in high-powered weapons, ammunition and military gear during the last decade. The U.S. Agriculture Department’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service doesn’t seem like a Wild West sort of federal agency since its biologists mostly check on the human health impact of animal and plant species. But it

Veterans Administration Kills Softly While Other Agencies Arm To The Teeth

Bob Barr In 2009, Sarah Palin was the first to coin the phrase “death panel” in a Facebook post about the future of government-run healthcare. “Government health care will not reduce the cost; it will simply refuse to pay the cost,” Palin wrote. “And who will suffer the most when they ration care? The sick,

Agriculture Department puts in request to buy body armor

 The U.S. Department of Agriculture has put in an acquisition request to buy body armor — specifically, “ballistic vests, compliant with NIJ 0101.06 for Level IIIA Ballistic Resistance of body armor,” the solicitation stated. The request was put in writing and posted on May 7 — just a few days before the same agency sought