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This isn’t the Pentagon providing military support to hurricane victims, or even sending troops to support local authorities as during the 1992 Los Angeles riots. This is a war. There will be casualties. Refugees from the fighting must be housed and fed. But it’s a strange kind of war. Thus U.S. forces begin, as any combat forces would, by attempting to collect intelligence on enemy forces – but then has to erase the intel within 90 days after operations are completed, in order not to run afoul of federal privacy laws. They will be eavesdropping on “enemy” communications, but only wi
Tanks at anti-war protest in LA
LOS ANGELES, November 9, 2004 - At 7:50 PM two armored tanks showed up at an anti-war protest in front of the federal building in Westwood. The tanks circled the block twice, the second time parking themselves in the street and directly in front of the area where most of the protesters were gathered. Enraged, some of the people attempted to block the tanks, but police quickly cleared the street. The people continued to protest the presence of the tanks, but about ten minutes the tanks drove off.
The Kent State shootings—also known as the May 4 massacre or the Kent State massacre—occurred at Kent State University in the U.S. city of Kent, Ohio, and involved the shooting of unarmed college students by the Ohio National Guard on Monday, May 4, 1970. The guardsmen fired 67 rounds over a period of 13 seconds, killing four students and wounding nine others, one of whom suffered permanent paralysis.
Some of the students who were shot had been protesting against the American invasion of Cambodia, which President Richard Nixon announced in a television address on April 30. Other students who were shot had been walking nearby or observing the protest from a distance.
history often repeats itself... prior to the american civil war people thought similar - that troops wouldnt fire on citizens... when it happens again there will again be a division within the ranks between those who support the corrupt regime who will fire on citizens and those who will support the oath they took to the constitution and the people... it will get very bloody before its done ....
Originally posted by CrisMajor
reply to post by Expat888
Militaries are made up if armies. Armies are made up of men. Men are only human. Humans are not thoughtless drones.
Originally posted by Expat888
they've been doing that since the 60's ..... its only becoming public knowldge now .... dont kid yourselves that they wont use troops on their own citizens... they will ....edit on 15/11/12 by Expat888 because: (no reason given)