I remember something like this in the early years of the Obama administration and the wild conjecture was that he was quietly forming some sort of police force or civilian military force - I can't recall the details except I thought little of it and chalked it up to the government wasting money on needless crap rather than some secret nefarious plot to control the population. It's generally true that weird stuff can more clearly be attributed to stupidity than malice.A report issued last year by the watchdog group Open The Books, “The Militarization of The U.S. Executive Agencies,” found that more than 200,000 federal bureaucrats now have been granted the authority to carry guns and make arrests — more than the 186,000 Americans serving in the U.S. Marine Corps.
“Our economy is strong as hell.”
…Companies added just 127,000 positions for the month, a steep reduction from the 239,000 the firm reported for October and well below the Dow Jones estimate for 190,000. It also was the lowest total since January 2021.
Was it only a month ago that someone was, yet again, stuffing an ice cream cone into his maw and snapping back at a reporter’s question?
The brakes came on abruptly for the private job market in November.
This doesn’t bode well for either the Federal Reserve’s interest rate policies attempting to stem inflation and stave off a deep recession, nor encouraging for the job market going forward. The big number to take from the ADP report?
100,000 manufacturing jobs gone
The investigation confirms that Biden border crisis affects all of America and that NGOs are playing a central role in the mass resettlement of illegal aliens in the United States. Worse, this flow of illegal immigration helps enable cartels to bring terrorists, criminals, and deadly drugs like fentanyl into the United States. [Emphasis added]