Posted by: Tony Carson | 31 August, 2008

Patrolling Gustav


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.


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

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