Militarising the police

Discussion in 'Security' started by Lisa Simeone, Nov 15, 2011.

  1. Lisa Simeone

    Lisa Simeone Original Member

    Militarising the Police from Oakland to NYC
    If the infrastructure of a police state is created, it's only a matter of time before those aggressive powers are used.
    by Heather Digby Parton
    14 November 2011
  2. Lisa Simeone

    Lisa Simeone Original Member

    Cross-posted in the Portland thread:

    I didn't know about this incident. Who knows if it's the only one? Who knows what other sick, twisted torture our overlords are coming up with:


    And Glenn Greenwald can never be quoted too much, as he's been writing about this stuff for years:

  3. Cartoon Peril

    Cartoon Peril Original Member

    Note that in Penn State where there was an actual riot, there was nothing like the level of response. The message of course is clear, that if you challenge the system, your speech will be met with force.
  4. Lisa Simeone

    Lisa Simeone Original Member

    Precisely.

    Not to mention, football is God in this country, so of course students are allowed to riot. Happens at U of MD all the time. With football and basketball.

    Whole 'nother subject. I've done decades of research on athletes and crime. But, as with the TSA stuff, people don't want to hear it.

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