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  •  The armed para-military forces in the twin cities (0+ / 0-)

    during the RNC certainly didn't have any problem executing unlawful, unconstitutional orders against protesters.

    I'm afraid that I have lost any illusions I may have once held about the "goodness" of our armed services. A goon mentality seems to spread like a virus once these testosterone laden young males (rarely females) suit up in those black paramilitary costumes with all that deadly paraphernalia we taxpayers have so generously provided for them.

    Why should we be surprised?

    "Let us not look back to the past with anger, nor towards the future with fear, but look around with awareness." James Thurber

    by annan on Wed Sep 24, 2008 at 11:01:36 AM PDT

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