As gun stores currently enjoy land-sale business, some Americans are arming themselves to insure against circumstances as yet unseen. They justifiably worry that a government that aims gun barrels at Amish dairy farmers is capable of the unimaginable. (Emphasis added)From a story on the overuse of SWAT Teams and Tactics for the war on some drugs, and the militarization of local police forces, "And Your Little Dog, Too".
I think every single story of excessive force by Federal Agents and local SWAT teams in that article has been carried in this space - a few in here, for example. If you have friends who are unfamiliar with this overreach, or if you're missing some details, it's a good place to start.