Janet Porter (formerly Folger) is one of the nuttiest of the wingnuts, as she demonstrated on a radio show after Hurricane Sandy. Old and busted: FEMA concentration camps. New hotness: a FEMA army sent out to “crush dissent” with a billion bullets and 2500 vehicles armed with machine guns:
Is it a standing army to stifle dissent? That’s what some think the real purpose is for the new group that the government calls FEMA Corps. In September, the Department of Homeland Security graduated its first class of 231 students, consisting of 18 to 24 year olds who were recruited from the President’s AmeriCorps volunteers.Some question whether they are really part of a new civilian security force that President Obama has called for in speeches. Reasons for the concern include FEMA’s 2,500 new armored vehicles that come complete with slots for machine guns.
I know it sound’s unbelievable, but so does the fact that Homeland Security has purchased more than one billion bullets this year.
It’s time to take a closer look into FEMA Corps!
Just more of the usual right wing paranoia. The fact that none of their terribly dystopia predictions ever actually happen seems to do nothing to dampen their enthusiasm for the next one.