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NotLikeThis 3 points ago +3 / -0

Been saying it for 2 decades. No one would listen.

9/11 started this.

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King_of_Crazy 2 points ago +2 / -0

Actually this militarization of police forces was started in 1994 when Clinton signed into law that violent crimes bill, supposedly crafted by Biden.

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NotLikeThis 2 points ago +2 / -0

I had a feeling it started a bit sooner, circa Gulf War 1, but I was still young then. Thanks for this, opinion updated!

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King_of_Crazy 1 point ago +1 / -0

In that bill the government authorized IDF and Moussad to train local police forces in "antiterrorism tactics".

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King_of_Crazy 1 point ago +1 / -0

You're welcome.