Saturday, August 25, 2012

Major General Curry and Hollow Point Bullets to Shoot Poor Social Security Suspects but NOT SEC Securities Exchange Commission Offshore Money Launderers ?!

Major UK Money Launderer Jerry Curry?Hollow Point Bullets to Shoot Poor Social Security Suspects but NOT SEC Securities Exchange Commission   Offshore Money Launderers ?!

Major General Jerry Curry who portrays himself as a right wing 'American patriot' was the first to warn us about fascist unjustified  massive purchase  of hollow point bullets by Homeland Security,SSA and even by NOAA or National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration a short while ago.While this is commendable and would even elevate him in the eyes of those of us who are not so far right,other aspects of his life and foreign ties leave much to be desired.Most particularly his pride in being given an award by the fascist Queen Beatrix of Holland or the Netherlands who protects the Israelis, Menachem Atzmon and the Shin Bet of ICTS International, who 'guarded' Logan Airport Boston to this day and gives them free reign with the Rothschild connections,to run the international Schiphol Airport outside Amsterdam where many securities breeches have taken place before and since 9/11 when they allowed the planes that the U.S.government his the WTC on 9/11 to take off from in the first place !They also run securities or stock fraud against Americans as well as their phony airport security or surveillence 'service'.Its obvious that with those he associates with and praises such as George Herbert Walker Bush,Queen Beatrix and the Lords of the UK
AND APPARENTLY THE ISRAELIS OF ICTS INTERNATIONAL WHO GUARDED LOGAN AIRPORT BOSTON ON 9/11 AND WHOSE CRIMINALITY MURDERED 3000 THAT DAY, that he is as dangerous to and for Americans as those such as Barack Obama with his obvious CIA connections,that he opposes.

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If it weren't bad enough that the U.S.government has bought enough hollow point bullets to keep the U.S.and perhaps Israeli bullet factories working overtime,it is even worse to think the SSA bureaucracy
that should perhaps use the old Nazi SS acronym and NOAA or National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration  can't just get their humble several hundred thousand rounds from Homeland Security fascist Janet Napolitano's stash over over a billion rounds - many times more tan were used in Iraq in one year at the height of our massacre of innocent civilians there !

This link with quote explains quite well why Major Fraud Jerry Curry is friend to George Herbert Walker Bush,the Netherlans Queen Beatrix who protects the Israelis who guarded Logan Airport Boston on 9/11
and CIA connected Fox News 'Middle East experts' and international money launderers Mansoor Ijaz and Leuitentent General McInerney.:

'Throughout our history, the United States and Israel have developed a mutual friendship that every presidential administration has affirmed.  Israel shares the same values for a free and democratic society that we as Americans hold so dear.  Let us work together with Israel to protect our mutually shared way of life.  Let us hold to those promises that we have already made to Israel and look for new ways of strengthening our alliance.
'Israel and the United States share a set of cultural values which are based in their religious heritage.  The God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, the God of Joseph and David, is also the God we trust. The founders of the United States placed their faith in God when they founded this nation. It is our shared belief that each individual has a God-given right to the life, liberty, happiness, and justice that binds our relationship.' - quote from Major General Jerry Curry who apparently believes that white Europeans who call themselves 'Jews' are really 'Semites'.Also it becomes obvious he is one of the U.S.military traitors who knew Israelis were guarding Logan on 9/11 and kept silent as we invaded Iraq that senselessly lead to the death and crippling of thousands killed of Americans soldiers.He seems to forget that the crazed mad man Abraham if he ever existed is also a part of Islamic mythoogy as well as Christian and Jewish mythology and if anyone is related to him they would have more to be ashamed of than proud of.Or maybe General Idiot Curry hasn't the the Bible or the Torah or the Koran ? The founders who wrote the Constitution insisted upon separation of Church or Synagogue or Mosque and State and lunatics like Curry demonstate the wisdom of why they did !

And when considering that while on a conventional firing range people normally use  less powerful bullets fore their practice why and where do these fascist agents train that justifies using such expensive and powerful bullets for 'target practice' !?

And this does even bring to consideration why we have no hollow point bullets aimed at super wealthy and  criminal 'securities' or stock fraudsters and money launderers such as Mitt Romney and his cronies with offshore accounts in the Caymans or even in Switzerland or Israel and only intend to point and perhaps pull the trigger on poor and much more poorly armed social securities suspects.But that is indeed the case or implication based upon the fact that while the Social Security cops are armed to the puint of overkill the U.S. SEC  IS OR SHOULD BE AT WAR WITH SOME OF THE MOST WELL ARMED CRIMINALS ON THE PLANET WHO EVEN USE STOCK SHARES MOST OFTEN ISSUED BY SHELL COMPANIES IN AMERICA MOST OFTEN  INCORPORATED IN NEVADA OR DELAWARE,TO

 In fact even Taser Corporation's own sadistic  electric stun guns would be better and more justifiable weapon against mainly poor and unarmed SS recipients than the hollow point bullets banned from war use by  international treaty SINCE EVEN BEFORE WWI ! And if the U.S.government were really protecting THE AVERAGE American with those hollow point bullets they have bought in mass then they would be much more justifiable  in using them on executives and insiders that include ex NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani's Police Commission Bernie Kerik  who are definitely guilty of stock and offshore money laundering and lying about their shares being 'naked shorted' to distract from their own dumping of worthless shares on investors that drove the share price to collapse.
 What I am getting at is that stock fraud using American incorporated shares is in terms of dollars lost from the U.S.economy is MANY TIMES greater ,AT LEAST  thousands of times greater than any Social Security fraud and that THOSE DOLLARS GO MAINLY OUTSIDE THE U.S.TO OFFSHORE ACCOUNTS AND NOT ONLY iSRAELIS ARE INVOLVED BUT ALSO THE VERY cia THAT SHOULD ALSO BE PROTECTING AMERICANS !This is simply not the case with penny anty social security fraud.And yet as you can see the SEC attorneys themselves resist arming themselves, which is in part understandable because they are attorney and not police or law enforcement,but not because they oppose violence but because they themselves are profiting from stock fraud and are being bribed by the very offshore accounts elite that they are charged with the responsibility of  enforcing the securities laws and if neccessary convicting,Below is a recent example of SEC Chair Mary Schapiro and the corrupt attorneys of the SEC turning on one of their own attorney colleagues due to fear that they themselves might be investigated and exposed for the securities criminals they are.No wonder these attorneys don't leave to take
to take an officially much higher paying job in  corporate  practice when no one ever investigates their own bank accounts and how much they themselves make on the side through bribes and perks provided by the very elite and often Washington,D.C. insiders who they never convict ! And neither the SEC nor the FBI threatens to come after them with hollow point bullets as the Social Security Administrations threatens to do with poor SS recipients !

 Senator Presses SEC Over Decision to Put Investigator on Leave For
Seeking Authorization to Carry Gun
By Robert Schmidt on May 14, 2012


U.S. Senator Charles Grassley is pressing the Securities and Exchange
Commission to explain how the agency decided to place the chief
investigator in its inspector general’s office on leave over concerns
he posed a threat to other employees.

In three letters sent today, including one to SEC Chairman Mary
Schapiro, Grassley, of Iowa, asked for a copy of the “security threat
evaluation” that was used to exclude the investigator, David Weber,
from the SEC’s offices. Grassley, the senior Republican on the Senate
Judiciary Committee, also requested details on any complaints that
were filed about Weber.

Weber was suspended last week after some of his co-workers said they
were bothered by his suggestion that he and other employees in the
watchdog office seek authorization to carry guns as part of their
jobs. The concerns were raised after Weber reported allegations about
the conduct of former Inspector General H. David Kotz to an outside
group for review.

Weber’s complaint, filed in late March, could cast doubt on the
integrity and independence of Kotz’s investigations into the SEC’s
failure to catch the Bernard Madoff and R. Allen Stanford Ponzi
schemes, according to people familiar with the matter.

The brouhaha has prompted Schapiro and the other four SEC
commissioners to look for an independent attorney to review the
allegations. They are also seeking a person unaffiliated with the SEC
to run the inspector general’s office on a temporary basis.

Along with Schapiro, Grassley sent letters to Acting Inspector General
Noelle Maloney and Chuck Tobin, the president of At-Risk International
LLC, the firm that conducted the security review. The senator asked
them to respond by May 21.

SEC spokesman John Nester declined to comment as did Weber’s attorney,
Christopher Mead. Tobin and Maloney didn’t immediately return calls.

For Related News and Information:

To contact the reporter on this story: Robert Schmidt in Washington at

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Maura Reynolds at


The Atlantic magazine  or digital rag and its hack 'journalist',Conor Friedersdorf,as just one example of  main stream media,calls U.S. citizen concern about various agencies buying hollow point bullets in mass, with little or no logical explanation, as not only 'paranoid' but 'hard right; - meaning that if you are concerned then you are not only paranoid' but 'far right'!
I guess it should be no surprise that the first to notice this outrageous use of the bloated Homeland Security budget to purchase many times more hollow point bullets in one order than the amount of 'conventional' bullets that was used to massacre tens or hundreds of thousands of Iraqis at the height of that war crime was indeed America's far right who love guns and follow gun and ammunition news and are very Beltway or Washington, D.C.connected, as Major General  Jerry Curry is ! In fact Major Curry himself appears to be connected with other military and Washington,D.C. suspects who commit major stock fraud and hold offshore accounts for that purpose - in particular I refer to a scam on the London Stock Exchange involving an under water hotel fraud and ex CIA Chief James Woolsey among others.:

However as bad as it is this in no way leads me to doubt the amount of hollow point bullets Major General  Jerry Curry and other affirm was bought by the Homeland Security Department  of the insane fascist Janet Napolitano that Obama appointed to that office when in fact it should have been shut down upon his entering the White House and W Bush leaving.

First note that Major General Curry is involved with McInerney in disputing the validity of Barck Obama's birth certificate
and in that I myself have my doubts even though it is generally associated with or as a 'right wing'  issue.:

 Major General Jerry Curry: Obama's Eligibility Issue Moving Toward ...
Sep 1, 2010 – Major General Jerry Curry: Obama's Eligibility Issue Moving Toward ... Lieutenant General Thomas McInerney's Affidavit Supporting Lt. Col.
  Now note that Curry's pal Lieutenent General Mcinerney is involved with the infamous Crecent Hydropolis underwater hotel fraud of ex CIA Chief James Woolsey and the infamous Islamic liar and scandal monger of the Bill Clinton regime and co Fox 'Middle East' expert and creator Mansoor Ijaz .What is further interesting about the fact that Crecent Hydropolis fraud was placed on the London AIM Stock Exchcange ,something like our U.S.'penny stock' market,and used Dubai and the Isle of Man among other 'offshore' sites for money laundering - but more significant is that the use of London for placing shares on the market highlights these mainly U.S.military and CIA connected scum having very good connections with the UK or City of Londo elite.And while Major General Curry assures of us 'patriotism'  to America he shows himself to be sold out to the international Rothschild-ean financial elite that has caused America so much of its tragedies and tied us in a knot with the terrorists of UIsrael and Euro fascists of NATO !

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Lt Gen Thomas McInerney (USAF Ret) serves as chairman of CTV's Board of ... its first property development venture, Crescent Hydropolis Resorts PLC (CHR), ...
 The Atlantic's  Conor Friedersdorf  for some reason used only the purchase of a few hundred thousand rounds of  hollow point bullets by the SSA and totally ignored the fact that Homeland Security had ordered many times more than were used by U.S. 'Coalition' forces at the height of the massacre of Iraqis during the EARLY YEARS of our invasion.But what can you expect from Israeli prostitutes such as those at The Atlantic who call themselves journalists and totally cover up all Israeli involvement in 9/11 including the Israeli government criminals such as Menachem Atzmon of ICTS International and  Shin Bet who 'guarded' Logan Airport on 9/11 while simultaneously running a stock fraud and money laundering operation qwith their U.S.or Delaware incorporated shares  ? Great 'journalism' you right wing fascists at The Atlantic that pose in 'liberals' clothing.What a joke for you to claim someone is further to the right than you.
However Major Jerry Curry is indeed dangerous regardless of the heads up he gave re the outrageous purchase of hollow point bullets by Homeland Security, SSA,etc..
But again main stream media has been so deficient and self censoring post 9/11 in part because of the elite bosses who own and control it that it has been purposefully blind about U.S.government in my opinion because it would not be possible for any real journalists to miss so much over the last 10 or so years otherwise.So unfortunately  Conor Friedersdorf and his masters at The Atlantic are no more credible than the wing nuts they criticise. Yes I'm concerned about the Obama fascists and international money laundering elites and the Mitt Romney international fascists and money laundering elites that are the same as the Bush international war criminals and money laundering elites.
It is  indeed strange that  the SSA  or Social Security Administration  which might as well be title the Nazi SS has purchased all that hollow point bullet fire power that if used could only be used to kill SS recipients who are mainly retired working poor when  only recently   SEC Chair Mary Schapiro and other SEC attorneys feasring they would be the target of an internal SEC investigation, had another SEC attorney ,whose main job  was to investigate corruption within the SEC itself that would include those the SEC cover ups for  hedge funbds and offshore money launderers such as the Israeli connected Bain Capital  of Mitt Romney and other fascist stock shares money laundering  elite types  with Beltway connections such as Major Jerry Curry for all I know, who have been able to neuter the SEC so their billion and trillion dollar stock frauds and money laundering into offshore accounts goes un-investigated and un-prosecuted,was dismissed from the SEC because he suggested that he and perhaps others in the SEC investigating such crimes should perhaps carry a gun !He is probably correct if he really had the authority and investigated his life would be IN much more in danger than an SSA employees would be doling out a stipend to another ex middle class American who had  his or her retirement stolen  in the massive stock fraud and money laundering operation that our stock market has become and that helped fill offshore accounts such as Baine Capitals' . Don't even mention 9/11 disinfo agent Alex Jones who is in bed with Porter Stansberry and Agora Inc.. That means he is also in bed with the CIA and the Lords of London.¿Capische?


Who Does The Government Intend To Shoot?

Published: 9:40 AM 08/17/2012

The Social Security Administration (SSA) confirms that it is purchasing 174 thousand rounds of hollow point bullets to be delivered to 41 locations in major cities across the U.S.  No one has yet said what the purpose of these purchases is, though we are led to believe that they will be used only in an emergency to counteract and control civil unrest. Those against whom the hollow point bullets are to be used — those causing the civil unrest — must be American citizens; since the SSA has never been used overseas to help foreign countries maintain control of their citizens.
What would be the target of these 174, 000 rounds of hollow point bullets? It can’t simply be to control demonstrators or rioters. Hollow point bullets are so lethal that the Geneva Convention does not allow their use on the battle field in time of war. Hollow point bullets don’t just stop or hurt people, they penetrate the body, spread out, fragment and cause maximum damage to the body’s organs. Death often follows.
Potentially each hollow nose bullet represents a dead American. If so, why would the U.S. government want the SSA to kill 174,000 of our citizens, even during a time of civil unrest? Or is the purpose to kill 174,000 of the nation’s military and replace them with Department of Homeland Security (DHS) special security forces, forces loyal to the Administration, not to the Constitution?
All my life I’ve handled firearms. When a young boy growing up on my father’s farm in Pennsylvania Dad’s first rule of firearms training was, “Never point a gun at someone, in fun or otherwise, unless you intend to shoot them. If you shoot someone, shoot to kill.” I’ve never forgotten his admonition. It stayed with me through my Boy Scout training, when I enlisted in the army as a Private to fight in the Korea
War, during my days as a Ranger and Paratrooper and throughout my thirty-four year military career.
If this were only a one time order of ammunition, it could easily be dismissed. But there is a pattern here. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has ordered 46,000 rounds of hollow point ammunition. Notice that all of these purchases are for the lethal hollow nose bullets.  These bullets are not being purchased and stored for squirrel or coyote hunting. This is serious ammunition manufactured to be used for serious purposes.
In the war in Iraq, our military forces expended approximately 70 million rounds per year. In March DHS ordered 750 million rounds of hollow point ammunition. It then turned around and ordered an additional 750 million rounds of miscellaneous bullets including some that are capable of penetrating walls. This is enough ammunition to empty five rounds into the body of every living American citizen. Is this something we and the Congress should be concerned about? What’s the plan that requires so many dead Americans, even during times of civil unrest? Has Congress and the Administration vetted the plan in public.

I fear that Congress won’t take these ammunition purchases seriously until they are all led from Capitol Hill in handcuffs. Why buy all this ammunition unless you plan to use it. Unknown to Congress, Does DHS plan to declare war on some country? Shouldn’t Congress hold hearings on why the Administration is stockpiling this ammunition all across the nation? How will it be used; what are the Administration’s plans?
Obama is a deadly serious, persistent man. Once he focuses on an object, he pursues it to the end. What is his focus here? All of these rounds of ammunition can only be used to kill American citizens, though there is enough ammunition being ordered to kill, in addition to every American citizen, also every Iranian, Syrian or Mexican. There is simply too much of it. And this much ammunition can’t be just for training, there aren’t that many weapons and “shooters” in the U.S. to fire it. Perhaps it is to be used to arm illegal immigrants?
We have enough military forces to maintain law and order in the U.S. even during times of civil unrest.
We have local police, backed up by each state’s National Guard, backed up by the Department of Defense. So in addition to all these forces why does DHS need its own private army? Why do the SSA, NOAA and other government agencies need to create their own civilian security forces armed with hollow nose bullets?
Were I the JCS, and if I wasn’t already fully briefed on this matter, I’d stop the purchase of hollow point bullets, ask the secretary of Defense why all this ammunition is being purchased and spread around the country? If I got answers like the ones Congress got during the investigation of Operation Fast and Furious – I’d start tracking all ammunition deliveries nationwide to find out what organizations and units are using them, for what purpose and, if it is not constitutional, prepare to counteract whatever it is that they are doing.
This is a deadly serious business. I hope I’m wrong, but something smells rotten. And If the Congress isn’t going to do its duty and investigate this matter fully, the military will have to protect the Constitution, the nation, and our citizens.

Jerry Curry is a decorated combat veteran, Army Aviator, Paratrooper, and Ranger, who for nearly forty years has served his country both in the military and as a Presidential political appointee.

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Musings After Midnight--With All of THIS Going On, It's Enough to Make a Normal Person Become a Conspiracy Theorist

Good evening, my friends, and here we are again for another evening of Musings After Midnight. Welcome.

This evening I thought I would present some thoughts for your consideration that may well bother you, and, to be frank, that bother me. Nonetheless, there is a certain price to be paid for being fully awake and aware, cognizant of the dangers we face in this age, and in full possession of the facts.

An old professor of mine used to say, "The price of a real education, and the realism it entails, is a certain measure of existential angst."

And another person I knew, a psychiatrist with whom I worked closely in mental health chaplaincy, once told me, "In a certain sense, the depressed person is the one who is fully aware and fully realistic. They have looked into the abyss of modern existence and come to the honest conclusion that things don't look very good."

While I do not consider myself to be totally cynical or perpetually hopeless, there are those times when I admit that the present situation in the country, and in the world, does not look good and lends itself to a certain degree of healthy skepticism, which can lead me at times to suffer for a few days in my "existential angst."

But, being a Christian I cannot allow myself to stay there for long. I do believe that things can change even when they appear insurmountably hopeless. So, there is hope. I am the first to admit, however, that such hope is at times very difficult to come by except for that hope that comes from the promises of God, many of which are not fulfilled in this life but the next.

Be that as it may, my assessment at present is that the situation in America and the world is dire. That is just the plain truth, and I would be derelict in my duty if I did not tell you this truth, and I would be lying to myself if I did not admit it.

Several events over the past few weeks have been for me such a disappointment, and frankly, such an unexpected twist, that I have considered things that before now I would not allow myself to entertain in my mind. I have never considered myself to be a conspiracy theorist nor adhered to what I consider to be the more outlandish of these theories, which to me push the envelope of sanity.

And while I still find some of these conspiracy theories to be beyond the pale, I have been forced of late to take a new look at the subject of political conspiracy from the standpoint of the current climate in the U.S. today and some of the behaviors and statements of people that I thought knew better but for some reason have thrown their weight behind the ideology of the present leadership structure in Washington as represented by the current occupant of the White House and the Democratic leadership in the U.S. Senate.

First, in spite of the overwhelming opposition of the American people, a laughably bumbling defense before the Supreme Court by Administration attorneys, and the near unanimous consensus among conservatives and Constitutional originalists that ObamaCare is not only unconstitutional but a horrid joke, the Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, who claims to be an originalist, ruled in favor of the law against all odds and in the face of simple logic and rationality. Not only did he damage the reputation of the Court but he probably permanently damaged his own reputation as a jurist by making such a flimsy argument in favor of the healthcare law.

Roberts stated that it is not up to him to correct the political choices of the electorate. While there is some modicum of truth to that statement, it IS his responsibility to decide if the laws passed by the "political choices of the electorate" pass the constitutional muster.

But I have already written extensively about the Roberts ruling and its indefensible disregard for the Constitution, mainly in that although the Chief Justice says the Commerce Clause cannot be used to force citizens to make purchases, that is precisely what he decided that Congress has the power to do. It does not matter that Roberts reached into thin air to call it a tax. The fact is, Commerce Clause or not, Congress now has the power to force Americans to make purchases against their will, and if they don't they can be punished by the IRS.

This is the type of doublespeak we have come to expect from the Obama Administration. Keep this in mind as we go forward.

Second, although the U.S. House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly with bipartisan support to repeal ObamaCare, the House leadership stated last week that it intends to fully fund the healthcare initiative. This they have done without input from the members, the rank and file Republicans who form the majority.

Here again, doublespeak and a vast disconnect. One day the House leadership supports the repeal of ObamaCare. The next day the House leadership says it will fully fund ObamaCare although they just voted to repeal it.

What the hell gives here?

And to be specific, here I am talking about the House leadership only and not most Republicans in the House. This means specifically Speaker Boehner, Majority Leader Eric Cantor, and Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy.

If the vote in the House was to repeal ObamaCare, then wouldn't it naturally follow that the ones who voted in favor of the repeal would also vote against funding the very law they abhor?

Odd. Very odd.

Third, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia wades into the gun control controversy by suggesting in an interview on Fox with Chris Wallace that the Court may well issue restrictions on the gun rights of citizens. Only days before, Barack Obama stated that he wants to ban so-called "assault weapons" by quipping that "AK-47s belong in the hands of soldiers and not criminals," no matter that soldiers do not use AK-47s and the overwhelming majority of citizens who own them are not criminals. If criminals have them, they got them illegally off the street since it is illegal for criminals to have them.

So why would a conservative Supreme Court justice offer commentary on the issue in the aftermath of the Colorado shooting only days after Obama calls for more gun control and a gun ban?

I know that Scalia has suggested in the past that he believes there are "reasonable restrictions' on the Second Amendment--a statement with which I strongly disagree. But the fact is he WAS one of the YES votes over the past few years when the Supreme Court affirmed the individual right to own guns, including handguns, and when the Court struck down gun control laws in D.C.

I simply find it odd that he would insert himself into this issue at the present time. Why now? What does he know that's coming down the pike which suggests that Americans should brace themselves for more gun control, in spite of the fact that literally hundreds of laws already on the books restrict the scope of the Second Amendment?

In my view there has been a most disturbing trend over the past four years among the opposition to the current Administration to roll over and play dead in the face of the most overt, barefaced onslaught against our liberties in the history of this Republic. The Republican leadership in the House has been wimpy at best. The Supreme Court has seemingly bent over backwards, almost breaking their weak spines, in order to avoid doing anything at all to raise the ire of the bully in the Oval Office.


It is almost as if somebody, somewhere, is holding something over their heads. But what? And who?

Is our government being held hostage by someone or a group of someones?

I can tell you that those that I would think would have been much more ferocious in their condemnation of this regime have acted strangely. It's out of character. It's almost incredible to me.

Why else would Speaker John Boehner call out a member of his own Party, Michelle Bachmann, for simply stating the TRUTH about a freakin' Democrat, a top aide to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who has known ties to organizations that have been implicated in terrorism? A chorus of Republican voices quickly came to Bachmann's defense in the wake of such a despicable tongue lashing on Boehner's part. For this I was most gratified.

But the more important issue is why would Boehner do such a thing to begin with? What the hell is he afraid of? It is as if someone, somewhere behind the scenes has the major power brokers in this government by the gonads, daring them to make one move that could put radical Islam, or George Soros, or SEIU, or any of the progressive sacred cows in a negative light.

And all of this has occurred against the backdrop of a treaty at the U.N. that would directly threaten the Second Amendment rights of average citizens. Although that treaty appears to be doomed to failure, Senate Democrats moved quickly to insert a gun control amendment into a cybersecurity bill--an amendment that would place restrictions on citizens, ban certain weapons, and limit ammunition purchases.

In the midst of all of this, Scalia opens his mouth and strikes fear in the minds of ALL conservatives who value their freedoms when it comes to firearms rights.

These factors have led me to stop dead in my tracks and ask myself, "What the hell is going on? What are these people doing? What in God's name is happening to this country right before our very eyes, by the day? And why are some of those on our side rolling over and playing dead, essentially allowing the dismantling of the Republic?"

Now, spare me the nutcase conspiracies, please. Israel and its bankers are not behind it. I consider those who hold that view to be freaks, nutcases, lunatics. I feel the same way about the so-called 9/11 truthers who believe that the 9/11 attacks were "an inside job." Take your loony 'toons crap elsewhere. If you try to post that stuff here, I will delete it immediately.

But just because I summarily reject most of the more outlandish conspiracy theories does not mean I am not capable of recognizing a conspiracy when there IS one! And in this case, the circumstances at the very least suggest that something is terribly amiss.

My friends, I know that people in both political parties are culpable in this period of distress. I have regularly taken to task the RINOS as much as I have the Democrats. And I have castigated George W. Bush for his excesses as well.

But let me be absolutely clear about this so that no one misunderstands me. Bush is the Angel Gabriel when compared to Barack Obama. And as much as I detest a lot of what Boehner has done as Speaker of the House, he is the prophet Elijah when compared to former Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

In order to change the situation we have to send packing the worst offenders first. Thus, our first order of business is to get rid of Barack Obama in November and make sure the Democrats no longer control the Senate or the House.

Now, no matter what that means for you in terms of who you vote for, there is one thing on which we can ALL agree--we need to send Obama packing and we need to rid Congress of his enablers, most of whom are Democrats.

This cannot go on as it stands now.

If in getting rid of Obama, Reid, and company we also get rid of a few RINOS as well, replacing them with solid conservatives, then great. But beware. Do not assume that just because we may defeat Scott Brown in Massachusetts we will get someone better. In fact, if you have been following that Senate race up there then you know the alternative is much worse, a bona fide nutcase.

If you want to vote for Libertarian candidates, then have at it, but I will also remind you that I have seen some Libertarians that I would no more support than I would Jerry Brown, another bona fide nutcase.

The issue is not the Party. The issue is the candidate and the broader issue of getting rid of the current leadership structure that is dominated by Democrats.

This has to be the starting point.

And don't ever forget, my friends, that if Obama wins again, hold onto your gonads because if you think the current Supreme Court is bad, just wait till Obama appoints two or three more justices. We may as well pack it up and haul it in as soon as he is elected in November. It will be time to bury the United States of America which we will have killed with our deplorable political choices.

The Hard Right Is Paranoid About the Wrong Things
By Conor Friedersdorf

inShare1 Aug 24 2012, 7:30 AM ET 89

As Obama weakens civil liberties in unprecedented ways, they're
worried about sharia law, a rogue Social Security Administration, and
the U.N.

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Why are federal agencies like the Social Security Administration
ordering thousands of rounds of hollow-point bullets? I don't have an
answer for you. But the subject is lighting up right-wing blogs and
Web sites. Prompted by items at CNS News, the story has been picked up
by, The Blaze, and various far right blogs, prompting a
response from a federal spokesperson.

I don't have any objection to questions being asked about this
attention-grabbing purchase. I was surprised to read Ret. Major
General Jerry Curry's speculation about the bullets in The Daily

    What would be the target of these 174, 000 rounds of hollow point
bullets? It can't simply be to control demonstrators or rioters.
Hollow point bullets are so lethal that the Geneva Convention does not
allow their use on the battle field in time of war. Hollow point
bullets don't just stop or hurt people, they penetrate the body,
spread out, fragment and cause maximum damage to the body's organs.
Death often follows," he wrote. "Potentially each hollow nose bullet
represents a dead American. If so, why would the U.S. government want
the SSA to kill 174,000 of our citizens, even during a time of civil
unrest? Or is the purpose to kill 174,000 of the nation's military and
replace them with Department of Homeland Security (DHS) special
security forces, forces loyal to the Administration, not to the

He's just asking questions!

What strikes me about the spread of this story on right-leaning sites,
including Fox News, and the conspiracy theories like the one above, is
the strangeness of what worries the right wing and what doesn't. I
realize that once you go far enough right there are people opposed to
the U.S. government, full stop. But among readers of,
The Daily Caller, and, the coverage suggests there are a
lot of people who aren't particularly concerned about President Obama
literally asserting that he has the authority to secretly order the
extrajudicial killing of American citizens. On the other hand, a
theoretical abridgment of liberty involving the Social Security
Administration and hollow-point bullets is worth worrying about. You
almost get the idea that if President Obama were to order them killed
they'd mind it more if he did it with an agency created by the New
Deal than by using a good old-fashioned Predator drone.

This is what always confounds me about National Review's Andrew
McCarthy too. As he sees it, President Obama is allied with our
Islamist enemy in a grad jihad against America; his national security
team may have been infiltrated already by the Muslim Brotherhood, and
he is doing their bidding by advancing a sharia agenda. Despite
thinking all of those things, however, he is unperturbed by most
post-9/11 expansions of executive power and official secrecy.

Or consider this Republican judge in Texas, Tom Head.

    In remarks this week, Head called for a well-equipped force to
battle the United Nations troops that he said Obama might bring in.
The comments by Head, who oversees emergency planning efforts, were
broadcast by CNN affiliate KJTV. He made similar remarks on radio
station FOX Talk 950. Saying that as the county's emergency management
coordinator he has to "think about the very worst thing that can
happen and prepare for that and hope and pray for the best," Head told
radio host Jeff Klotzman that he believes "in this political climate
and financial climate, what is the very worst thing that could happen
right now? Obama gets back in the White House. No. God forbid."

    Referring to unexplained "executive orders" and other documents
that Obama and "his minions have filed," Head said, "regardless of
whether the Republicans take over the Senate, which I hope they do, he
is going to make the United States Congress and he's going to make the
Constitution irrelevant. He's got his czars in place that don't answer
to anybody." Obama, Head said, will "try to give the sovereignty of
the United States away to the United Nations. What do you think the
public's going to do when that happens? We are talking civil unrest,
civil disobedience, possibly, possibly civil war. ... I'm not talking
just talking riots here and there. I'm talking Lexington, Concord,
take up arms, get rid of the dictator. OK, what do you think he is
going to do when that happens? He is going to call in the U.N. troops,
personnel carriers, tanks and whatever."

Maybe there's just no use in applying reason to the ramblings of a
nut, but I find it so fascinating that the object of fear for this guy
is the dread United Nations. He's a paranoid conspiracy theorist, and
the fact that the executive branch is literally spying on American
citizens, putting them on secret kill lists, and invoking the state
secrets privilege to hide their actions doesn't even merit a mention.
(Obviously I don't think the Obama Administration is not going to
order U.N. troops into Texas, or that it's going to use existing legal
authority to kill Judge Head. But it wouldn't surprise me at all if
his private emails or phone calls have been spied upon).

The far right is ideologically opposed to the United Nations, to
various federal agencies, and to executive branch czars. And until you
get to the extreme fringe, the right is enthusiastic about the
military, the CIA, sweeping executive power in foreign affairs, and
leeway for the president any time he invokes terrorism. In today's
world, the latter mechanisms are clearly the ones that most empower
the president and afford any president the most worrisome opportunity
for horrific abuses.

Being ideologues, they worry more about their longtime bogeymen
anyway. And so a demographic that should be invested in protecting
civil liberties often wastes its time on nonsense.

Did I miss any reference to Janet Napolitano's Homeland Security buying
over a billion of these hollow tip bullets or the strange fact that
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Adiministration made,( at least by
comparison to  Homeland Security),a humble purchase of hollow tip
bullets as well ?
Is the Major General wing nut Jerry Curry that he himself may be
correct in claiming that this amount equals MANY times what U.S.
military consumed in murdering Iraqis at the hight of that mass murder
? However I have reason not to trust anyone such as Curry who brags of
receiving awards from the Netherlands' Queen Beatrix or Oxford
University and still tries to portays themselves as some kind of
American heroe.
I see no reason to be pleased by either murder or pre-meditation to
murder with hollow point bullets or with drones and I wouldn't trust
the U.S. or Israeli drone manufacturers who now have permission to fly
them in the U.S. with  security of the average American doing so with
in mind.
  Why I Am Running For President

I, Jerry Ralph Curry, am running for President because I am convinced that no current candidate—of either party—can successfully lead our nation through the uncommon dangers we face, can preserve our liberties and can secure our borders. Make no mistake; we are fighting for national survival and for the future of western civilization.

I enlisted in the U.S. Army as a Private, became an infantryman and worked my way up through the ranks retiring as a Major General. Along the way, I earned three college degrees by attending night school.

As a General I am trained to lead, not to politic; to protect and defend our country, not to equivocate; to make decisions, and not to delegate them. Generals lead where politicians hesitate to tread. If the American people want a politician as President, I am not their man. I am their man if they are looking for a proven leader.

Opera has been Jerry's first love since childhood. Before the Korean War came along and changed his plans, he seriously considered pursuing a singing career. Since then, his military and governmental duties have occupied most of his time. Only in the last few years has Jerry found time to pursue a career as an operatic baritone. Jerry has sung in Europe, the United States, the Far East, and Brazil.
Grupos y asociaciones:
Jerry Curry has served on the Board of Directors of the Greater Washington, D. C. Board of Trade, the USO and the American Red Cross, was a Trustee of the Federal City Council, and an exofficio member of the National Research Counsel's Executive Committee, Transportation Research Board.
Reconocimientos y premios:
In 1982, he was named "Washingtonian of the Year" for his leadership in community building activities.

Jerry is a member of the Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine; the Society of Automotive Engineers; Delta Phi Alpha, The National Honorary German Society; Phi Alpha Theta, the International Honor Society in History; the National Eagle Scout Association; was decorated by Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands; was awarded the Distinguished Alumni Award by the University of Nebraska; is a recipient of the United States Secret Service Honor Award; is a Fellow in the Oxford Society of Scholars; and has been certified by the Society of Automotive Engineers in Accident Reconstruction.

Who Does The Government Intend To Shoot?

Published: 9:40 AM 08/17/2012


Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Feds’ explanation of hollow point bullets raises more questions

Anthony Martin
News reports indicating that multiple agencies of the federal government have ordered and are stockpiling multimillions of rounds of ammunition have pressured the Feds to offer an explanation. But the official explanation has only raised more questions.
On Friday the government stated that the hollow point bullets it has procured are “standard issue” and that they are used to train security agents used by each of the various federal agencies.

However, according to retired Maj. Gen. Jerry Curry, a decorated Army war veteran, the Feds’ explanation about the bullets fails to pass the smell test.
When this reporter first heard the government’s explanation for the hollow point bullets, the warning bells immediately rang indicating a cover up. As every gun owner knows if they are serious about developing and maintaining their shooting skills, the type of bullets used for practice at the firing range are normally different from the ammunition one would use when getting the firearm set to be used in the event of a home invasion or other situations in which one’s life is in mortal danger.
Firing range bullets are much less expensive and are not designed for the day to day use of the gun for maximum self protection. One uses the more expensive variety, such as hollow point bullets, for real-life danger.
Thus, immediately this reporter knew that when the government claimed that its agencies had purchased multimillions of rounds of hollow point bullets for “practice and training” at the firing range, something was amiss. Most citizens are likely unaware that such ammo is not used for practice and will accept the government’s explanation at face value. This is in all likelihood what the Feds are counting on.
And when Maj. Gen. Curry confirmed these suspicions in his article for The Daily Caller, it became clear that the Obama Administration has not been honest with the public concerning the current mass stockpiling of ammunition.
Curry stated,
Hollow point bullets are so lethal that the Geneva Convention does not allow their use on the battle field in time of war. Hollow point bullets don’t just stop or hurt people, they penetrate the body, spread out, fragment and cause maximum damage to the body’s organs. Death often follows.
In addition, Curry noted that during the Iraq War the U.S. military used 70 million rounds of ammunition per year. Compare that with the 750 million rounds of hollow point bullets that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) ordered in March. And then it further ordered another 750 million rounds of various types of ammunition, some of which can penetrate walls. Curry declared,
This is enough ammunition to empty five rounds into the body of every living American citizen. Is this something we and the Congress should be concerned about? What’s the plan that requires so many dead Americans, even during times of civil unrest? Has Congress and the Administration vetted the plan in public.
I fear that Congress won’t take these ammunition purchases seriously until they are all led from Capitol Hill in handcuffs. Why buy all this ammunition unless you plan to use it. Unknown to Congress, Does DHS plan to declare war on some country? Shouldn’t Congress hold hearings on why the Administration is stockpiling this ammunition all across the nation? How will it be used; what are the Administration’s plans?
The other factor that is raising significant concerns about the ammo purchases is that the U.S. military and various law enforcement agencies at both the federal and local levels have enough fire power to adequately respond to any emergency or threat. But DHS now has enough ammo on its own to kill every single American citizen plus potential invaders such as Syrians, Iranians, or Mexicans.
Why? And for what purpose?
As a career Army officer, Maj. Gen. Curry believes that the stockpiling of this ammo is enough to warrant a congressional investigation, including an order from Congress that the purchases of hollow point bullets be stopped immediately.
A new entry in my regular series Musings After Midnight is now posted at my blog, The Liberty Sphere. It’s titled “With All of THIS Going On, It’s Enough to Make a Normal Person Become a Conspiracy Theorist.” Don’t miss it!


Agencies tamp down speculation over hollow-point ammo purchases

 Fox News
August 17, 2012

 August 17, 2012
photoDHS federal police perform random I.D. and building checks, as here in Leesburg, Florida at a Social Security administration office.
Obscure federal agencies triggered a firestorm of conspiracy theories this week after they put out orders for thousands of rounds of deadly hollow-point bullets.
The bullet purchases drew widespread attention as the website published several stories on them that were linked off the widely read Drudge Report and other sites. catalogued a string of recent purchases — first by the Department of Homeland Security, then by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and then the Social Security Administration.
[...] speculated that the purchases were being made in preparation for “civil unrest,” imagining a scenario of economic collapse where seniors could cause “disorder” if denied their Social Security benefits.
Read full article


 Government Agencies Stock Up on Hollow Point Bullets And Riot Gear Before Martial Law!

Why is there a Satanic ’666′ Hexagram on the 450 million hollow tip rounds ordered by the DHS?
  • Government Agencies Stock Up on Hollow Point Bullets and Riot Gear Before Martial Law! 
    by Susanne Posel,  Occupy Corporatism 
    After the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) requested manufacturers provide and more than 63,000,000 rounds of .40 S&W jacketed hollow point bullets (JHP), the latest agency of the federal government who is requesting questionable materials is the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) who published a solicitation for 16,000 rounds of .40 S&W JHP. These bullets are slated for delivery in Ellsworth, Maine, and New Bedford, Massachusetts.
    Another order of 6,000 rounds of S&W JHP is expected to arrive at a weather station in St. Petersburg, Florida. The bid requires acknowledgment by August 21, 2012. The Social Security Office has also made a solicitation for 174,000 rounds of .357 hollow point bullets. These are the most lethal bullets available and would ensure the most damage to a human body.
    Although hollow point bullets have been outlawed since 1899, the DHS does not seem to be deterred. By August 20th, the DHS has requested 357 mag rounds that are able to pierce through walls.
    A past solicitation includes government contracts for every type of weapon of all calibers and by the thousands. From training rounds to armory meant to devastate the human body, the DHS is preparing to win an anticipated civil disturbance.
    The Federal Protective Service (FPS) has been given the responsibility to protecting federally owned property while preparing for civilian led riots expected in the near future. And part of the preparatory measures was an order of 150 sets of riot gear that was requested to be filled exponentially. The FPS is anticipating that police or military wearing the gear would encounter “blunt force trauma” to the upper torso, as well as potential beatings with “blunt objects”.
    The purpose of these patrol units would be to aid “with civil unrest and crowd control or to deal with potentially horrific scenarios such as massive poisoning and chaos in response to a chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear or high-yield explosive, or CBRNE, attack” and provide “coordinate defense support of civil authorities” under NORTHCOM and other commands including federal homeland defense efforts.
    Along with requests for ammunition, the DHS has placed a solicitation by way of the Transportation Safety Administration (TSA) for 700 pounds of High Density Ammonium Nitrate and 700 pounds of A-5 Flake RDX. With the delivery date scheduled for August 31, 2012.
    When creating a “makeshift terrorist bomb” ammonium nitrate is an integral ingredient. Through the Ammonium Nitrate Security Program , the DHS was given Congressional oversight with regard to regulating sale and purchase of the explosive.
    Following the Batman shooting in Colorado, Senator Frank Lautenberg began pushing the Stop Online Ammunition Sales Act (SOASA) that severely restricts the average American’s ability to purchased ammunition. This puts the advantage in the hands of the DHS and US armed forces that are preparing for civil unrest.
    Combined with the abundance of sightings of military armory moving across the country, along with the repositioning of soldiers it is becoming clear that preparatory measures for a covert military action on American soil are being taken.

A box of 5.56mm bullets. (AFP Photo / Joe Raedle)

The mission statement of the US Social Security Administration is to deliver services that meet the changing needs of the public. They are doing that by placing an order for 174,000 rounds of hollow point bullets.
The SSA has published a solicitation on the FedBizOpps website specifically asking for ammo manufactures to provide them with a quote for a massive order of hollow point bullets. The administration is on the lookout for the most affordable lot of 174,000 .357 Duty Carry Sig 125 grain bonded JHP hollow point bullet ammunition, according to a synopsis that accompanies their solicitation for quotes, although the mission statement of the federal agency offers no indication of why they are wanting any ammo, let alone tens of thousands of rounds.
According to Chuck Hawks, who runs a guns and shooting website, these bullets are among the best available in terms of being a stop a person dead in their tracks.
“[A]125 grain JHP from a .357 in the lungs will put the bad guy away pronto, and if you miss the lungs and hit the shoulder, the 125 grain JHP will dump up to 580 ft. lbs. of destructive energy into his body, instead of the maximum 236 ft. lbs. of the 200 grain .38 Spec. load,” Hawk writes on his website. He adds that the JHP rounds being requested by the Social Security Administration is accurate in stopping someone  upwards of 97 percent of the time.
Online retailer adds that the hollow point bullets are “Built to the tightest tolerances for peak performance rivaling and sometimes surpassing handloads in many guns” and that the ammunition was “designed to meet stringent law enforcement standards for dependability and performance” and makes for “a great personal defense bullet.”
For an agency that specializes in servicing the needy, though, the requirement of such firepower is raising a lot of questions. It doesn’t make things less suspicious another federal agency, the US Department of Homeland Security, recently posted a solicitation on FedBizOpps as well for 750 million rounds of high-power ammo.
Among the acknowledged capacities of the SSA are providing assistance to the retired and disabled through Medicare and other benefit programs.
“The SSA touches more lives than any other Federal agency,” the office’s Inspector General writes in a 2008 document available on SSA.Gov. “SSA delivers cash benefits to almost 50 million beneficiaries each month,” the document continues, adding, “SSA’s program account for more than 25 percent of all Federal dollars disbursed and almost 30 percent of all dollars collected.”
They also release annually a list of the most popular baby names for US children each calendar year.
According to the documents included with the SSA’s online request for quotes, a large number of the ammo will be sent to an office in Baltimore, Maryland, where the administration’s Criminal Investigation Division is headquartered. That section of the SSA is responsible for serving as a liaison with other law enforcement agencies, among other duties.


.40 S&W round, complete cartridge and expanded bullet
The Hague Convention of 1899, Declaration III, prohibited the use in international warfare of bullets that easily expand or flatten in the body.[3] This is often incorrectly believed to be prohibited in the Geneva Conventions, but it significantly predates those conventions, and is in fact a continuance of the St. Petersburg Declaration of 1868, which banned exploding projectiles of less than 400 grams, as well as weapons designed to aggravate injured soldiers or make their death inevitable. NATO members do not use small arms ammunition that is prohibited by the Hague Convention.
Despite the ban on military use, hollow-point bullets are one of the most common types of civilian and police ammunition, due largely to the reduced risk of bystanders being hit by over-penetrating or ricocheted bullets, and the increased speed of incapacitation. In many jurisdictions, even ones such as the United Kingdom, where expanding ammunition is generally prohibited, it is illegal to hunt certain types of game with ammunition that does not expand.[4][5] Some target ranges forbid full metal jacket ammunition, due to its greater tendency to damage metal targets and backstops.[6] 

United States of America
The state of New Jersey prohibits the possession and use of hollow-point ammunition by private citizens, specifically in firearms carried outside the home, but with many exceptions.[7][8] See gun laws in New Jersey 

United Kingdom
All expanding ammunition, including hollow point bullets, falls under Section 5 (prohibited weapons) of the Firearms Act 1968 and so is illegal to possess or transfer without the written permission of the Home Secretary. The law is in conflict with 'Schedule 2' of 'The Deer Act 1991', prohibiting the use of any ammunition other than soft-nosed or hollow-point bullets for the killing of deer. Because of this conflict, Section 5A(4) allows the police licensing authority to add a condition to a firearm certificate for possession of expanding ammunition for:[4][9]
  1. the lawful shooting of deer
  2. the shooting of vermin or, in the case of carrying on activities in connection with the management of any estate, other wildlife
  3. the humane killing of animals
  4. the shooting of animals for the protection of other animals or humans


Tuesday, May 15, 2012 05:45 AM -0600
Israel’s drone dominance
If you want to know how drones will change America, look to the Jewish
State -- where they're already widespread
By Jefferson Morley

[Israel's drone dominance] (Credit: Benjamin Wheelock)

Stark Aerospace of Mississippi is perhaps the only foreign-owned
company with FAA permission to fly a drone in U.S. airspace. Based in
the town of Columbus, not far from Mississippi State University, Stark
is a subsidiary of the state-owned Israel Aerospace Industries — not
that you could tell from looking at the company’s website, executive
leadership or affiliations. You have to go to the Mississippi
secretary of state website to learn that two of Stark’s three
directors are Israelis.

So too with the America’s drone industry. The Israeli influence is not
visible but it is real, documented and extremely relevant to the
future of drones in America. If you want to know how drones may change
American airspace in coming years, just look to Israel, where the
unmanned aerial vehicle market is thriving and drones are considered a
reliable instrument of “homeland security.”

“There are three explanations for Israel’s success in becoming a world
leader in development and production of UAVs,” a top Israeli official
explained to the Jerusalem Post last year. “We have unbelievable
people and innovation, combat experience that helps us understand what
we need and immediate operational use since we are always in a
conflict which allows us to perfect our systems.”

Israel’s drone expertise goes back to at least 1970, according to the
UAV page of the Israeli Air Force. Mark Daly, an expert on unmanned
aircraft at Jane’s Defense in London, notes the Israelis were the
first to make widespread use of drones in Israel’s 1982 invasion of
Lebanon, when the aircraft were used to monitor troop movements.

Now, as the Arab media and Western reporters such as Scott Wilson of
the Washington Post have reported, the Israeli Defense Force uses
fleets of constantly hovering drones to intimidate and control the
Arab population in the Gaza Strip.  (The residents call these drones
“zenana,” which both sounds like the aircraft’s distinctive buzz and
is Arabic slang for a nagging wife.) The IDF regularly uses drones for
targeted assassinations of suspected militants, saying the drones
enable them to use “precision strikes” to avoid hurting civilians. Yet
as Human Rights Watch has documented, the drone strikes during the
Gaza War killed scores of children who were nowhere near armed

Israel markets its expertise in defense to the rest of the world.
Israeli academic Neve Gordon cites a glossy government brochure on
drones titled “Israel Homeland Security: Opportunities for Industrial
Cooperation,” which boasts, “no other advanced technology country has
such a large proportion of citizens with real time experience in the
army, security and police forces.” The chapter called “Learning from
Israel’s Experience” notes that “many of these professionals continue
to work as international consultants and experts after leaving the
Israel Defense Forces, police or other defense and security

The work has paid off when it comes to drones: The Jewish state is the
single largest exporter of drones in the world, responsible for 41
percent of all UAVs exported between 2001 and 2011, according to a
database compiled by the Stockholm International Peace Research
Institute. Israeli companies export drone technology to at least 24
countries, including the United States.

In addition to exports, Israeli companies also create subsidiaries in
consumer countries. “To increase sales outside Israel, Israel’s
defense companies have to set up subsidiaries in target markets,
rather than expand local manufacturing,” Haaretz reported  in 2009.
The Israelis “set up Stark in 2006 to drum up business in America,”
according to Haaretz, because the U.S. prefers “to buy armaments and
other defense gear from local companies.” In 2007, Stark  “inaugurated
its first production outfit, which makes Hunter unmanned vehicles that
it sells through Northrop Grumman. In fact, the U.S. armed forces have
been using [Israeli-made] Hunter drones since the early 1990s.”

As for domestic drone uses, the Israeli example is perhaps most
instructive at the U.S. border. The 5 million Palestinian Arabs living
in and around Israel, like the 11 undocumented resident aliens in the
United States, are ineligible for citizenship in the land they call
home. Both groups are subject to monitoring, barriers to entry and
rapid expulsion. Not surprisingly one of the first uses of drones by
the Department of Homeland Security was to monitor the U.S.-Mexico
border, where it now flies Israeli-made Hermes 450 drones.

And the Israeli example is instructive not just at the border, but
also south of it, where the Mexican government has allowed the U.S. to
fly drone missions as part of the drug war. Mexico has, apparently,
learned a thing or two from its northern neighbor about the best
country for buying drones. In March, when it allegedly purchased two
new drones of its own, it knew where to go: Israel.
Jefferson Morley

Jefferson Morley is a staff writer for Salon in Washington and author
of the forthcoming book, Snow-Storm in August: Washington City,
Francis Scott Key, and the Forgotten Race Riot of 1835 (Nan

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