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Surly1

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MONDAY, AUGUST 5, 2019

"Since white supremacy, militarism and capitalism are in solidarity, so must be the movements against all three."

Mass Shootings, Militarism and Policing Are Chapters in the Same ☠️ Manifesto

DERECKA PURNELL, TRUTHOUT

After the mass shootings in Texas and Ohio this weekend, Rep. Steve Cohen tweeted, "You want to shoot an assault weapon? Go to Afghanistan or Iraq. Enlist!" Cohen, a Democrat from Tennessee, apparently merely wanted to redirect the shooter's bullets toward people of color outside of the United States. His tweet was a chilling reminder of how the U.S.'s militarism against other countries and its domestic manifestations of white supremacy replicate and reinforce each other.

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https://truthout.org/articles/mass-shootings-militarism-and-policing-are-chapters-in-the-same-manifesto/

The foundation stone for this apostasy was the so-called USA PATRIOT Act, which in and of itself its proof that the real terrorists have won.

And then the next step is the transfer of military material to domestic police departments such that every Mayberry Police is fully armored and Andy and Barney have their own armored vehicle.

Of course, I get pissed at sports team wearing camouflage uniforms, and Blue Angels overflights at football games, so I come pre-loaded with an attitude.

 

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