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Saturday, April 27, 2013

This Ain’t Iraq, Dude: The Paramilitary Police Force

By Mark Mayberry / 26 April 2013 / 5 Comments
Ben Franklin said, “Those who sacrifice liberty for security deserve neither.” Unfortunately for us we are well on the way to making this quote more of a prophecy than a good point.
We all watched with a certain level of amazement as the news cameras caught what could be accurately portrayed as a Hollywood gunfight. This writer is guilty of not getting any sleep over those few days while I watched the news waiting to hear what else was going down.
In our haste to catch the bad guy there was one major thing that the television cameras didn’t cover and it should be the front-page story coming out of this incident of terrorism. That was local, state and federal law enforcement officials trampling all over the rights of innocent citizens. Video and pictures have begun to surface that show the police in tactical raid gear clearing houses full of innocent civilians. In one of the videos, you can see the police screaming at these civilians and pointing guns at them while they are herded out of their homes. Another photo that has come to light is of a local police officer aiming his assault rifle at a civilian taking pictures out of his window. ….To Read More…

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