Wednesday, December 7, 2011
Our Unrecognizable Police Force
Police in a wealthy county in GA have an amphibious tank, in another county in SC, they have a machine gun-equipped, armored personnel carrier that they nicknamed "The Peacemaker" and hundreds of police forces in our country have bullet proof vehicles with battering rams, gun ports, tear gas dispensers and radiation detectors.
Between the Dept of Homeland Security (that has helped coordinate the crackdown on the Occupy movement) grants, the military giving free military hardware and the brutal suppression of dissent in our country, our police are looking more and more like forces from a totalitarian regime.
London just classified occupiers as terrorists. Looks like the Dept of Homeland Security may have already done the same.
*On a local note- Occupy Poughkeepsie was evicted last night, although it appears, thankfully, nonviolently. GA 7PM tonight at Hulme Park.
**Just heard- Mayor Bloomberg called NYPD his private army and boasted it is the 7th largest in the world.