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Déjà vu - Global Gulag - The Psychotic Militarization of Law Enforcement
05-15-2016, 04:08 PM,
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Déjà vu - Global Gulag - The Psychotic Militarization of Law Enforcement
Déjà vu - Global Gulag - The Psychotic Militarization of Law Enforcement

<span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;">How did it ever come down to abandoning peace keeping and accepting law enforcement by any means? Even the New York Times expresses alarm in, <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2011/12/04/sunday-review/have-american-police-become-militarized.html?pagewanted=all&amp;_r=0">When the Police Go Military</a>.</span><br /><blockquote class="tr_bq"><span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;">"The Posse Comitatus Act of 1878 generally bars the military from law enforcement activities within the United States. But today, some local and city police forces have rendered the law rather moot. They have tanks - yes, tanks, often from military surplus, for use in hostage situations or drug raids - not to mention the sort of equipment and training one would need to deter a Mumbai-style guerrilla assault."</span></blockquote><span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;"><a href="http://batr.org/gulag/071413.html">Read the entire article on the "Global Gulag" archive page</a></span><br /><span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;"><span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;"><br /></span><a href="http://eepurl.com/ESQ5L"><span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;">Subscription sign-up for the BATR RealPolitik Newsletter</span></a></span><br /><span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;"><span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;"><br /></span><span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;"><a href="http://forum.batr.net/showthread.php?tid=25505">Discuss or comment about this essay on the BATR Forum</a></span></span><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/DjVuBySartre/~4/pQpjYDFvtDQ" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
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