Posts tagged ‘Police Militarization’

September 12, 2014

Military Surplus, Police and Ill-Informed Writers

by lewwaters

If you do not understand why our Police Officers need such equipment, you need only to look at what happened in San Bernardino, California on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2015 when Syed Farook and his wife Tashfeen Malik slaughtered 14 people, wounding 21 others.

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“But to militarize them, give them military weapons, it creates a culture. You know, guns and tanks and gases that are illegal in war time are being used.” Ron Paul

Police MilitarizedPossibly one of the more idiotic and inaccurate comments ever made by the three time failed presidential candidate, Ron Paul uttered those words in an MSNBC interview with Andrea Mitchell, August 18, 2014 in regards to the rioting in Ferguson, Missouri after the death of the teenager, Michael Brown.

In true Ron Paul fashion, blame is placed on the Police for having surplus military equipment for the riots, just as he blamed American policy for the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks and even claiming a fence built along our Southern Border would not be to keep illegal aliens out, but would be to lock American Citizens in.

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