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Response to unhappycamper (Original post)

Thu Aug 21, 2014, 10:23 AM

1. If you are white and have never participated in a demonstration of considerable

size, and never been an eyewitness to brutality by LE, this may seem like something new. It is not.

What is new, I think, is the overt militarization of the police-tank like vehicles on the streets, assault weapons, etc.

Was that the case before 911 and I never noticed, or did this happen because of 911? (I know about the Pentagon program of giving "excess" military equipment to local law enforcement, but I don't know if the militarization of state and local police had started before that.)





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