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  •  Well Definitely t Protect Him But It's Win-Win-Win (2+ / 0-)
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    a2nite, shaharazade

    for the authorities.

    The Blacks have the reputation and credibility of Untouchables with the machine and ownership so there's no downside to pissing them off.

    There's all the new toys and tactics that are fun to play with, and in any case require regular practice to retain their fighting edge.

    The cops get to blow off steam against civilians, which they'll historically do even against whites if provoked.

    Lots of marketable footage for the State Press.

    Galvanized rightwing authoritarian electorate just in time for the typically low liberal participation midterms.

    What's not to love?

    We are called to speak for the weak, for the voiceless, for victims of our nation and for those it calls enemy.... --ML King "Beyond Vietnam"

    by Gooserock on Thu Aug 21, 2014 at 05:36:36 AM PDT

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