Louisiana has been run like a prison camp since Katrina and now as a test it looks like the Federal Government is getting ready to declare martial law and put the entire region under military control. This will be a good gauge of the sheeple to see if they react or not. Once it is established in one "rough" area, you just change the definition of "rough" and move your tanks into another area.
Gradualism is the key when you are dealing with morons. These frogs can never tell when the water is too hot.
All blatantly illegal of course under the Constitution and Posse Comitatus. That doesn't seem to be a limitation anymore. Now you know why Al Gore and the rest of the elites started to refer to it as a "living document" a while back. If it's alive you can just kill it and step over it.