Posted by: Tony Carson | 31 August, 2008

Patrolling Gustav

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Watching CNN last night, I was shocked to see the US military (National Guard) patrolling the streets of New Orleans, not, it seemed, to help the people, but as an armed force … against what? Most had their heads on a swivel with their rifles at the ready, very much like this picture from an NYTimes article on the ‘surge.’ Learned behaviour seems is hard to break.

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  1. You are right. This is a military regime.


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