RED ALERT: Thousands Of Youths Train For Obama’s “Civilian National Security Force”

May 15, 2009 at 8:01 am | Posted in Lifescape | Leave a comment
thousands of youths as counter-terror and immigration enforcement operators:

The group uses compressed-air guns — known as airsoft guns, which fire tiny plastic pellets — in the training exercises, and sometimes they shoot real guns on a closed range.

Boy Scouts used to to work on survival skills, science and engineering.

So let me see if I understand. President Obama promised to build a “civilian national security force” with capabilities equal to those of our military.

Now we discover thousands of armed teenagers training for the very first time to handle all sorts of domestic law enforcement and paramilitary scenarios.

Anyone else concerned?

Update: Even The New Republic’s Marty Peretz is alarmed.

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In March of this year, Obama stated:

America must balance and integrate all elements of our national power. We can not continue to push the burden onto our military alone, or leave dormant any aspect of the arsenal of American capability.

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That’s why my administration is committed to renewing diplomacy as a tool of American power and developing our civilian national security capabilities.

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“We cannot continue to rely only on our military in order to achieve the national security objectives that we’ve set. We’ve got to have a civilian national security force that’s just as powerful, just as strong, just as well-funded.”

Curiously, the official transcript of the speech omitted those two sentences.

New York Times reported that an affiliate of the Boy Scouts is training

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