This is worth reading and most certainly worth thinking about. Like Chris said, this exercise of State Power brings into sharp focus that there is much still to be fought for. The raid was wrong and by reblogging Chris’ post I guess I am signalling my agreement with what he said and adding my voice to what is hopefully a growing number of people speaking up.
The US DHS website describes how it came into existence:
‘Eleven days after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Ridge was appointed as the first Director of the Office of Homeland Security in the White House. The office oversaw and coordinated a comprehensive national strategy to safeguard the country against terrorism and respond to any future attacks.
‘With the passage of the Homeland Security Act by Congress in November 2002, the Department of Homeland Security formally came into being as a stand-alone, Cabinet-level department to further coordinate and unify national homeland security efforts, opening its doors on March 1, 2003.’
In recent days, you could be forgiven for thinking that ‘the terrorists’ have changed tactics. Bombs for dildos, atrocities for blow jobs, and random attacks for an overnight ‘boyfriend experience’. One day, you’re plotting how to kill ‘the infidels’ and the next you’re popping on a new…
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