I've listed several recent news items below. There seems to be some sort of pattern, but I can't quite put my finger on it. Can you help me? Feel free to list additional information to support your thoughts. DHS Contracted purchase of 2,050,000,000 rounds of ammunition over the next five years. Most of the contracted ammunition is hollow point Purchased 15,000 Personal Defense Weapons (fully auto ACTUAL assault rifles) 100,000 ARMED employees Purchased 2,700 heavily armored IED resistant vehicles Purchased 1,000,000 realistic targets of armed pregnant women, children, mothers, and elderly. Some in park settings, some in settings indicating they are defending their homes Refusal of response to questions about the above from Senate and the House of Representatives Expanded monitoring of private eMail accounts in the US Holder AOK to kill US citizens in the US using drones Obama Indicates during Rand Paul fillibuster that we currently don't have plans to kill US citizens with drones, so it's OK and nevermind.