Butler Shaffer (in 2009)

When the promised results of economic planning are not forthcoming, the troops – with their tanks, armored personnel carriers, attack helicopters, and machine guns – will be sent in to enforce the state’s will. At that point, Boobus may begin to learn what the German and Russian people learned, namely, that the alleged distinction between ‘law enforcement’ and ‘national defense’ has been but another deception employed to protect the establishment from its own people.