Police are “peace keepers” yet continuously encouraged to do harm & Now soldiers are deployed against their own fellow citizens.. Is this Democracy?

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Does what is happening now REALLY look different from PRE nazi Germany... Little by little rights are stripped under the guise of “ protecting the people from outside agitators”?

Who protects the people from their “ protectors... And where do we go from here?

I’m genuinely interested to hear what you all are thinking. It’s not meant to be sarcastic.

Thank You🌺

Recent examples of arbitrary and extreme, police brutality.



1 D. C. Monday Lafayette park evening

“The Washington Post reports U. S. Attorney General William Barr personally ordered police to beat and tear-gas peaceful protesters gathered near the White House Monday in order to clear a path for President Donald Trump to walk to the nearby St. John’s Episcopal Church, where Trump posed for photos holding a Bible. Among the hundreds of people tear-gassed was the former assistant rector of St. John’s. President Trump visited the Saint John Paul II National Shrine on Tuesday, sparking a new round of criticism from religious leaders. Washington Archbishop Wilton Gregory said Trump’s visit at this time was “baffling and reprehensible.”

2 ATLANTA Saturday

Arrest warrants have been issued for six Atlanta police officers after they tased two Black college students and dragged them from their car for allegedly violating the city’s curfew Saturday night. One officer was filmed smashing the window of the car. Another slashed the car’s tires. Two of the officers have already been fired. The victims were 20-year-old Spelman College student Taniyah Pilgrim and 22-year-old Morehouse College student Messiah Young, who suffered a fractured wrist and needed 24 stitches.

3 D. C. Monday

“... Monday’s peaceful protest outside the White House. Seven Network reporter Amelia Brace was clubbed, tear-gassed and shot with rubber-coated bullets while her camera operator, Tim Myers, was hit with a riot shield and punched in the face in a live broadcast that aired across Australia.
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... The Committee to Protect Journalists has documented at least 125 press freedom violations across the U. S. through Monday, and new reports of police attacks on reporters continue to emerge.

4 D. C NOW

“In Washington, D. C., 700 soldiers with the U. S. Army 82nd Airborne armed with fixed bayonets have been deployed to enforce the district’s 7 p. m. curfew. The Army says another 1,400 soldiers are ready to be mobilized to the nation’s capital. President Trump reportedly ordered...
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... President Trump reportedly ordered the show of military force as part of “Operation Themis” — the code name for his domestic military operation against protesters. The name refers to an ancient Greek goddess of law and order.”
Police are “peace keepers” yet continuously encouraged to do harm & Now soldiers are deployed against their own fellow citizens.. Is this Democracy?
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