Awaiting the Next Kent State

When the authorities get tired of pepper spray, and really want to teach protesters a lesson, what will be their next move? As economic conditions worsen, demonstrations increase, and police feel overwhelmed, my  fear is we may not get through to the end of this year without Americans being gunned down during a protest. I hope I’m wrong.

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One Response to Awaiting the Next Kent State

  1. csaws says:

    You’re absolutely right. Simply by taking volunteers for “Occupy duty” the brutality of the police increases. The mentality of one who wants to be a police officer in the first place already increases the potential for an overwhelmed and threatened individual, with the authority to use lethal violence, to do so. Add to that being offered the opportunity to “beat up on some hippies,” maybe get a promotion, and the situation escalates.

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