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Tue Jun 2, 2020, 10:27 PM

Blackwater in DC?

This is a scary development:

https://www.palmerreport.com/analysis/blackwater-troops-patrolling-washington-dc-right-now/29310/

Mother Jones reporter Dan Friedman noted that the “troops” stationed around the city are in military-style gear, but they lack any sort of insignia. If they were from any U.S. military branch, or from the National Guard, or from any police force, they’d bear the insignia from that group. When Friedman asked them who they’re with, their answer was the “Department of Justice.”


To be clear, there’s no such thing as a Department of Justice police force or military force. Instead, this appears to be some kind of private quasi-military contractor hired by the Department of Justice to patrol the streets of Washington DC. Various people on social media have noted that the troops in the photo posted by Friedman are wearing uniforms that are highly similar to that of Blackwater, the private military contracting firm run by Erik Prince, the brother of Donald Trump’s Secretary of Education.

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Response to AnnieBW (Original post)

Tue Jun 2, 2020, 10:31 PM

1. FBI is Department of Justice 'police force,'

but clearly identifies as such.

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Response to AnnieBW (Original post)

Tue Jun 2, 2020, 10:38 PM

2. I'm seeing this making the rounds on Facebook

But is there verification? There are pictures circulating and nothing visible on the uniforms that indicates who these people are.

Good heavens...

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Response to AnnieBW (Original post)

Tue Jun 2, 2020, 10:53 PM

3. These goobers look steroided up like Blackwater

Butt ugly tattoos as well.

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