The U.S. military has
spent wasted billions on equipment it has never used and does not need. For example, this prime $600,000 MRAPS (Mine Resistant Ambush Protected) vehicle, which the Dallas County Sheriff’s Department — with permission from the Commissioners Court — took possession of last week.
The department says it will be helpful in serving warrants. Sure, it would be. The 101st Airborne Division would be helpful in serving warrants, but that doesn’t mean it would be a good idea to involve them.
Eric Nicholson broke the story on Friday. As he noted, the only reason for a sheriff’s department to own a monster like this is “because there’s no telling when North Texas might descend into sectarian warfare and start planting IEDs along Riverfront Boulevard.”
Believe me, now that they own it, they’ll try to find some reason to use it. And that’s when the disaster will happen. The militarization of local police forces in the U.S. is a sure sign of the Apocalypse.