I remember Vietnam, I remember Jent state, I remember Watts, LA and Rodney King …. Now Ferguson. Seems we never learn & are “condemned” to repeat history. Where does it stop! Reblog ….
This week has been hard to watch unfold on TV, much harder for people in Ferguson, Missouri , and horrible for the Brown family who had their son executed on the streets of their hometown.
I am including a video for all to see of the urban violence that has transpired. Don’t get me wrong, I know and respect the need we all have of police protection, that thin blue line between all of us and the violence and chaos that is obviously a reality none of us wants to see or even imagine. But I am against the militarization of police that has happened since 9/11. We have heard that equipment from the military has been sold to local police departments. This week we saw it and it was horrible.
Has this happened before, you might ask? Sadly it has with rioting in the streets in places like Watts…
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