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17. Pictures of DEA & Police Gear and weapons VS Blackwater guy
Edited on Sun Aug-03-08 12:02 AM by Ichingcarpenter

Notice the custom handcuffs, gun, and other exotic nomenclature

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  -Blackwater used in DEA Raid on Marijuana Medical Clinic in California-Photo Ichingcarpenter  Aug-02-08 11:14 PM   #0 
  - Fucking thugs!  Webster Green   Aug-02-08 11:21 PM   #1 
  - If this pans out  Mojorabbit   Aug-02-08 11:24 PM   #2 
  - It happened it, the photo was captured on the LA times site before it was removed  Ichingcarpenter   Aug-02-08 11:28 PM   #4 
  - Well, I captured it and posted it on the Truthiness Encyclopedia...  ColbertWatcher   Aug-03-08 04:16 AM   #27 
  - Sure explains why Blackwater was so hot to get that "training facility"...  DCKit   Aug-03-08 05:30 AM   #28 
  - 2007- $15 billion given to contractors for DEA work  Ichingcarpenter   Aug-02-08 11:26 PM   #3 
  - Al Capone is rolling in his grave sayin', "Boy was I in the wrong racket."  gbrooks   Aug-03-08 08:15 PM   #59 
     - He's rolling over in his grave because he had only Chicago...  KansDem   Aug-05-08 09:30 AM   #114 
  - We're paying Blackwater to take drugs from the sick and elderly . . . !!!  defendandprotect   Aug-02-08 11:30 PM   #5 
  - I'm hoping Raw Story Picks up this Story  Ichingcarpenter   Aug-02-08 11:34 PM   #8 
  - Is he Black Water or just a DEA slacker?  sfexpat2000   Aug-02-08 11:42 PM   #10 
  - I'm not buying that spin... about a DEA agent doing that on  Ichingcarpenter   Aug-02-08 11:46 PM   #12 
  - I'm just asking. And have been waiting for BW to show up  sfexpat2000   Aug-02-08 11:52 PM   #16 
  - His shirt has Blackwater logo on it.. why would dea not wear a DEA shirt?  glowing   Aug-03-08 02:48 PM   #40 
  - Thank you Raw Story for putting this story up on your front page  Ichingcarpenter   Aug-05-08 11:12 AM   #119 
  - So it begins.  Supersedeas   Aug-05-08 11:03 AM   #118 
  - Is that Waxman country?  sfexpat2000   Aug-02-08 11:32 PM   #6 
  - Congress needs to put a stop to this right away.  tridim   Aug-02-08 11:34 PM   #7 
  - Did they ever charge Blackwater for the murders in Iraq?  FreakinDJ   Aug-02-08 11:58 PM   #18 
  - They're not about to charge them with murder.  riverdeep   Aug-03-08 06:19 PM   #49 
  - Which congress did you have in mind?  warren pease   Aug-03-08 02:48 PM   #41 
  - The next Congress. This one certainly isn't able to do much in the shadow of BushCo.  tridim   Aug-03-08 02:52 PM   #42 
  - By Congress, do you mean that sorry assed group of critters that is  truedelphi   Aug-03-08 08:07 PM   #58 
  - Sheesh just look at Mr. Blackwater's weapon  MagickMuffin   Aug-02-08 11:35 PM   #9 
  - Yeah. Looks like he came loaded for bear.  Canuckistanian   Aug-02-08 11:47 PM   # 
  - Pictures of DEA & Police Gear and weapons VS Blackwater guy  Ichingcarpenter   Aug-02-08 11:52 PM   #17 
  - These photos tell it all. We now have a privatized army operating at the behest of the King. Totally  BushDespiser12   Aug-03-08 07:42 PM   #57 
  - Hiring mecenaries to participate in "the WAR on drugs" is treason.  Wizard777   Aug-03-08 09:03 PM   #80 
  - yeah, this ain't no local county sheriff's department  Blue_Tires   Aug-03-08 08:55 PM   #73 
  - Time for everyone to grab one of those little cameras and keep it in their car, they hate cameras.  bagrman   Aug-03-08 11:11 PM   #100 
  - States rights people only gripe about 'real' Americans.  riverdeep   Aug-03-08 06:22 PM   #50 
     - Reichwingers don't realize that they're degrading state's rights by encouraging this  Canuckistanian   Aug-03-08 06:51 PM   #52 
  - That's a Glock...either a 17, a 21 or a 22.  MercutioATC   Aug-03-08 04:14 AM   #26 
     - Agreed - most likely a 21 or 22  TornadoTN   Aug-05-08 09:19 AM   #112 
  - My first response, of course, is "holy fuck". But let me ask you this, would a  nickyt   Aug-02-08 11:45 PM   #11 
  - As an Agent of the DEA he needs to identify himself as that  Ichingcarpenter   Aug-02-08 11:47 PM   #14 
     - Okay, thank you -  nickyt   Aug-02-08 11:49 PM   #15 
  - This is clear example of our government out of control!  chknltl   Aug-02-08 11:46 PM   #13 
  - what i'm wondering  barbtries   Aug-03-08 11:44 AM   #36 
  - WARNING: Blackwater to take over War On Drugs (9-27-07)  chknltl   Aug-03-08 12:00 AM   #19 
  - Money Laundering  TroubleMan   Aug-03-08 11:18 AM   #34 
  - Blackwater is one of the best trained entities in the world for urban warfare....  cliffordu   Aug-03-08 12:10 AM   #20 
  - DUers used to take great umbrage with the Gestapo language.  Usrename   Aug-03-08 02:11 PM   #39 
  - And their heavy use in Iraq is nothing more than live fire excercises,  NCevilDUer   Aug-03-08 09:11 PM   #82 
  - And Reagan said it wasn't going to be a real war.  Wizard777   Aug-03-08 12:21 AM   #21 
  - Thats some terrorist shit right there...government sponsored terrorism on it's people  cbc5g   Aug-03-08 01:03 AM   #22 
  - The raid was terrifying enough.  Ichingcarpenter   Aug-03-08 01:12 AM   #23 
     - Thus the need for a Blackwater base on the California/Mexican border  GoldenOldie   Aug-03-08 01:22 AM   #24 
  - This seems relevant  starroute   Aug-03-08 01:27 AM   #25 
  - NO no no this even legal? To sub out police operations? I SO doubt it!  elehhhhna   Aug-03-08 08:34 AM   #29 
  - Charges will be thrown out of court  djp2   Aug-03-08 10:42 PM   #98 
     - Just took the Calif BAR exam  djp2   Aug-03-08 10:44 PM   #99 
  - Any bets the evidence will end upmissing?  bluesmail   Aug-03-08 10:45 AM   #30 
  - McCain wants to use the Bagdad Surge on the US - Guess What?  Ichingcarpenter   Aug-03-08 11:05 AM   #32 
  - check out the chin pubes and ponytail on the uber-douchebag  NightWatcher   Aug-03-08 10:50 AM   #31 
  - Not Constitutionally, although yes - being done/interp'd  app_farmer_rb   Aug-03-08 01:08 PM   #37 
  - Hey, I hate to break it to you...but EVERYTHING they DO is UNconstitutional!  Journalgrrl   Aug-03-08 11:33 PM   #102 
     - They are usurpers and criminal-traitors  app_farmer_rb   Aug-04-08 09:16 AM   #105 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-03-08 04:32 PM   #47 
  - I'd rather have them right here in the US where they are accountable to the law.  aikoaiko   Aug-03-08 11:16 AM   #33 
  - You like the privatization of our police forces  Ichingcarpenter   Aug-03-08 08:26 PM   #61 
  - No, but supplemental private security in support roles doesn't bother me.  aikoaiko   Aug-03-08 08:35 PM   #63 
     - A Blackwater supporter  Ichingcarpenter   Aug-03-08 08:36 PM   #64 
     - Would it matter if it were a different security firm not in Iraq?  aikoaiko   Aug-03-08 08:46 PM   #66 
        - Who paid that Blackwater employee?...... We did ...  Ichingcarpenter   Aug-03-08 08:49 PM   #69 
           - So your gripe is that blackwater got paid, not that private security was used or the raid itself.  aikoaiko   Aug-03-08 08:53 PM   #71 
              - "Private security firm" is a misnomer.  NCevilDUer   Aug-03-08 09:23 PM   #87 
                 - Honestly, I'm not seeing that much sketchy behavior from these firms in the US  aikoaiko   Aug-03-08 09:47 PM   #90 
                    - It wouldn't occur to you that you only see what they want you to see?  NCevilDUer   Aug-05-08 09:12 AM   #111 
                       - Well then show me news articles that "you see" of nefarious US Blackwater activity.  aikoaiko   Aug-05-08 09:33 AM   #115 
                          - How about their "policing" in NO, confiscating weapons during  NCevilDUer   Aug-05-08 10:57 AM   #116 
                             - As I understand it, Blackwater was hired to by private citizens to protect their property.  aikoaiko   Aug-05-08 11:01 AM   #117 
                                - If that's what you heard  NCevilDUer   Aug-05-08 12:02 PM   #120 
     - Won't bother you till it's you they're coming for..  Webster Green   Aug-03-08 08:48 PM   #68 
     - I understand now why aikoaiko is not upset by the use of a private security force  unapatriciated   Aug-03-08 10:25 PM   #93 
     - fucking digusting.  FarceOfNature   Aug-03-08 08:52 PM   #70 
     - Don't worry, my tinfoil hat will protect me  aikoaiko   Aug-03-08 09:00 PM   #77 
        - Perhaps you should do a tad more reading on Blackwater  George Oilwellian   Aug-04-08 12:09 AM   #103 
           - Foreign operators --- oh no.  aikoaiko   Aug-04-08 09:13 AM   #104 
              - Why would you want to rely on only one life sacrificing Amendment to protect you  Uncle Joe   Aug-04-08 05:32 PM   #108 
                 - I couldn't agree with you more that all the Bill or Rights have taken hits & we need to fight back.  aikoaiko   Aug-04-08 05:59 PM   #109 
     - Hope you can maintain that attitude when it's your door they  NCevilDUer   Aug-03-08 09:17 PM   #86 
     - Well it bothers the hell out of me!  unapatriciated   Aug-03-08 10:11 PM   #91 
        - I'm unhappy about the raid too. The War on Drugs is BS as is the raid on the clinic  aikoaiko   Aug-03-08 10:31 PM   #97 
  - And who is going to hold them accountable?  NYC Liberal   Aug-03-08 08:58 PM   #75 
     - Police and their agents are routinely held accountable for their crimes or negligence.  aikoaiko   Aug-03-08 09:02 PM   #79 
        - How often are they actually prosecuted and brought to justice?  NYC Liberal   Aug-03-08 09:15 PM   #84 
        - only if they get press and the public demands it.....  unapatriciated   Aug-03-08 10:14 PM   #92 
  - these fucking bastards!  barbtries   Aug-03-08 11:30 AM   #35 
  - Modern day brown-shirts and or government sponsored taxpayer subsidized organized crime, however  Uncle Joe   Aug-03-08 01:31 PM   #38 
  - K&R Bookmarked.  Jesuswasntafascist   Aug-03-08 02:52 PM   #43 
  - They were also used in raids in Humboldt County last month  Bennyboy   Aug-03-08 03:21 PM   #44 
  - This is right out of a bad sci-fi futurastic novel. We are so screwed.  OmmmSweetOmmm   Aug-03-08 03:25 PM   #45 
  - hmm. before the black helicopters come for you  Pavulon   Aug-03-08 03:30 PM   #46 
  - Garbage  Ichingcarpenter   Aug-03-08 08:25 PM   #60 
     - read the link to the times  Pavulon   Aug-03-08 08:42 PM   #65 
        - The photo was scrubbed.... the LA times took it down  Ichingcarpenter   Aug-03-08 08:48 PM   #67 
        - LA times pays journalists  Pavulon   Aug-03-08 08:56 PM   #74 
        - It is legal in California..  Webster Green   Aug-03-08 08:55 PM   #72 
           - That means jack shit  Pavulon   Aug-03-08 08:58 PM   #76 
              - Fuck the federal government!...Our state has the right to decide..  Webster Green   Aug-03-08 09:14 PM   #83 
  - He should be hanging around a bridge...  mitchum   Aug-03-08 04:43 PM   #48 
  - How many things wrong can you spot in the picture?  riverdeep   Aug-03-08 06:38 PM   #51 
  - Assimilation of domestic law enforcement  bonito   Aug-03-08 07:01 PM   #53 
  - California, you have this flag for a reason.  roamer65   Aug-03-08 07:18 PM   #54 
  - K & R ...  AzDar   Aug-03-08 07:34 PM   #55 
  - maybe the guy caught the concert and all he got was that lousy t-shirt? . . . n/t  OneBlueSky   Aug-03-08 07:39 PM   #56 
  - Time to buy a glock  sasquatch   Aug-03-08 08:29 PM   #62 
  - These drug raids on medical marijuana patients are acts of terrorism  Pushed To The Left   Aug-03-08 09:00 PM   #78 
  - Actually doing this under a banner of "war", their word not ours, is treason.  Wizard777   Aug-03-08 09:05 PM   #81 
  - The longer congress waits to stop this bullshit,  20score   Aug-03-08 09:17 PM   #85 
  - Meet the new S.S. n/t  proReality   Aug-03-08 09:24 PM   #88 
  - What's next? Hessians?  Golden Raisin   Aug-03-08 09:42 PM   #89 
  - I'll be remembering ponytail boy.  behave   Aug-03-08 10:25 PM   #94 
  - People die and they don't care  BecauseBushSaysSo   Aug-03-08 10:25 PM   #95 
  - What is with the raids on California marijuana dispensaries and  bigmoon   Aug-03-08 10:28 PM   #96 
  - We got caught in one  bob_weaver   Aug-03-08 11:15 PM   #101 
  - Police state here we come....with the real "private" army.  nc4bo   Aug-04-08 09:32 AM   #106 
  - Blackwater Raids on L.A. Dispensary-Legal Questions  bongjamesbong2001   Aug-04-08 04:31 PM   #107 
  - As you wrote, it depends on the roles they played.  aikoaiko   Aug-05-08 09:26 AM   #113 
     - You don't need a Glock to move a box. nt  NCevilDUer   Aug-05-08 12:04 PM   #121 
  - Just a friendly reminder, President McCain = four more years of this shit  Hippo_Tron   Aug-04-08 06:05 PM   #110 
  - He does? Can you give me a link to any quotes supporting this?  Evoman   Aug-05-08 12:24 PM   #122 
  - I'd bet this guy is DEA and perhaps trained at Blackwater  RamboLiberal   Aug-05-08 12:39 PM   #123 
  - As I reported up thread Raw Story has put this story in their headlines  Ichingcarpenter   Aug-05-08 12:44 PM   #125 
  - Update on DEA / Blackwater story  RamboLiberal   Aug-05-08 12:42 PM   #124 
  - Wonderful update and still many unanswered questions  Ichingcarpenter   Aug-05-08 12:46 PM   #127 
  - Mr. Blackwater is a DEA narc. Plaster his photo everywhere!  High Plains   Aug-05-08 12:55 PM   #128 
  - the scary weed growers  samsingh   Aug-05-08 12:45 PM   # 
  - the scary weed growers  samsingh   Aug-05-08 12:45 PM   #126 

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