militarization

Fire Learning: One University's Order of 70 M-16s from Dept of Defense Highlights 1033 Program Nonsense

Fire Learning: One University's Order of 70 M-16s from Dept of Defense Highlights 1033 Program Nonsense
The frat parties must be a lot wilder now than when I was in school. Why else would American colleges and universities need MRAPs and M-16s? The increasing militarization of local police forces has gotten a lot of attention lately, but the military hardware flowing to American campuses has gotten less attention. Until the Chronicle of Higher Education, pointed it out with a laser sight:
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Hillary Breaks Silence on Michael Brown Shooting

Hillary Breaks Silence on Michael Brown Shooting
Hillary Rodham Clinton broke nearly three weeks of silence Thursday on the fatal police shooting of an unarmed 18-year-old in Missouri, saying his death and the violent protests that followed resulted from frayed bonds of trust in a racially divided community.
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Will There Be Justice for Michael Brown's Killer? Sadly, Likely Not

Will There Be Justice for Michael Brown's Killer? Sadly, Likely Not
"Reasonable perception": It's the standard by which a cop's use of force is judged. And more often than not, the courts – and jurors – are on the police's side. This doesn't bode well for justice for Michael Brown and his family.
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