Shades of Mrs.Colt and Mr. Gatling. Machine Guns in the hands of the police, when we can’t even trust many of them with a gun.

Posted: January 29, 2015 in Call to Action, For your information, The Ruling Class Must Be Brought Down!

Many thanks to Gray Sutherland via The Base. Yes shades of the days of old when the Gatling Machine gun manufactured here in Hartford Ct. at the Colt Armory was used by the ruling class to protect their interests. Let no one say that this americkkka is not a police state. AND guess what: The Love Me I’M A Liberal Mayor is on board with this. 

“This new squad will be used to investigate and combat terrorist plots, lone wolf terrorists, and… protests. “It is designed for dealing with events like our recent protests, or incidents like Mumbai or what just happened in Paris,” Bratton said, according to CBS.

 
Bratton announced today that now is the time when NYC needs to implement a new anti-terrorism program which would empower a team of NYPD officers to…
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 From our files:

“The symbolic power of the Gatling gun became evident early in its history. In July 1863, at the height of the Civil War Draft Riots in New York City, Henry Jarvis Raymond, a founder and owner of The New York Times and a supporter of President Lincoln and the Conscription Act passed in March of that year, mounted three Gatling guns in windows and on the roof of the newspaper’s office to deter rioters from attacking the building. According to Julia Keller “…it was not only military men but also police officers and wealthy private citizens who desired (Gatling guns). By the 1870s, mine owners and railroad tycoons had discovered that Gatling guns came in handy for keeping discontented workers in line….” 

The Gatling Gun Company marketed its product accordingly. During the Railroad Strike of 1877, which engulfed western Pennsylvania and the Midwest, Edgar T. Welles, son of Glastonbury native and former Secretary of the Navy Gideon Welles, and the manager of the Gatling Gun Company, wrote to John W. Garrett, president of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company, which was a primary target of striking workers: Let us be sure to note that at this time the guns were produced at the Colt factory in Hartford Ct.

For more information on the Gatling Gun and its use in keeping down the workers, draft rioters and murder in the name of expansion of empire see our article:

More Colt More Die For The Money. The Troubling, Benevolent Mrs. Colt.

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