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As if Federal police-state encroachment and overall police brutality in the United States needs more encouragement, we learn from THIS article that the SS has just been granted the same powers as local police in Connecticut:
"What is the problem that we are fixing here?'' Williams asked.
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"The origin of the SS came from a small permanent guard unit made up of NSDAP volunteers to provide security for Nazi Party meetings in Munich. Formed at the end of 1920, they were known as the "Saal-Schutz" (Hall-Protection). Later under the leadership of Heinrich Himmler between 1929 and 1945, the SS was renamed the "Schutz-Staffel" and grew from a small paramilitary formation to one of the largest and most powerful organizations in theThird Reich.