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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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Iraq War Surplus Militarizing US Police

Iraq War Surplus Militarizing US Police
Coming soon to your local sheriff: 18-ton, armor-protected military fighting vehicles with gun turrets and bulletproof glass that were once the U.S. answer to roadside bombs during the Iraq War.
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