The militarization of the American police.

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The militarization of the American police.

 http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323848804578608040780519904.html?mod=WSJ_hpp_LEFTTopStories

A really good article about a trend that all Americans should be greatly concerned with. It is absolutely ridiculous the number of situations where SWAT teams are used and how many innocent/people with minor crimes are being seriously wounded or killed by brute force tactics. The only reason to send in a SWAT team is when the suspect is armed, is barricaded, has hostages and is violently resisting arrest. 

 

If, if a white man puts his arm around me voluntarily, that's brotherhood. But if you - if you hold a gun on him and make him embrace me and pretend to be friendly or brotherly toward me, then that's not brotherhood, that's hypocrisy.- Malcolm X


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Isn't that the essence of

Isn't that the essence of government, deadly force? Or have you succummed to the propaganda that they can be caring and compassionate.

I think if people are concerned about this, they should want to legalize drugs. Because otherwise there is a war on drugs and in war there is always collateral damage.

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 I've always been a strong

 I've always been a strong advocate for the legalization of all drugs.