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Christa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-13-09 02:56 PM
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U.S. Army Soldiers Deployed on the Streets of Samson, Alabama
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I was reading this Reuters piece about a mass shooting in Alabama when I noticed these photos:



Im waiting for a response from the Public Affairs Office at Fort Rucker. Ill post it below if it ever comes:

Subject: Fort Rucker Soldiers Deployed in Alabama
Date: Thu, 12 Mar 2009 21:30:29 +1300
From: Kevin F
To: ruck.atzq-pao@conus.army.mil

To Whom it May Concern,

My name is Kevin Flaherty. I am the editor of a news and analysis
website called Cryptogon.

I saw Reuters photos of Fort Rucker soldiers deployed on the streets of
Samson, Alabama in the wake of a mass shooting there on 10 March 2009.

See:

http://www.reuters.com/news/pictures/articleslideshow?a...

U.S. Army soldiers from Ft. Rucker patrol the downtown area of Samson,
Alabama after a shooting spree March 10, 2009.

REUTERS/Mark Wallheiser

and

http://www.reuters.com/news/pictures/articleslideshow?a...

U.S. Army soldiers from Ft. Ruker guard a home with five bodies inside
as investigators search for clues in Samson, Alabama, March 11, 2009.

REUTERS/Mark Wallheiser

More here:

http://cryptogon.com/?p=7433
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  -U.S. Army Soldiers Deployed on the Streets of Samson, Alabama Christa  Mar-13-09 02:56 PM   #0 
  - posse comitatus?  maxsolomon   Mar-13-09 03:01 PM   #1 
  - Fuckin' posse comitatus done bit de dust  indepat   Mar-13-09 03:28 PM   #2 
  - How do we know they're actually U.S. Army?  MercutioATC   Mar-13-09 03:36 PM   #3 
  - Probably MPs  NeedleCast   Mar-13-09 03:40 PM   #5 
  - The photo is captioned that way.  Renew Deal   Mar-13-09 03:51 PM   #8 
  - Army Military Police and Air Force Security Forces  14thColony   Mar-13-09 06:55 PM   #16 
  - 1st Rec  NeoGreen   Mar-13-09 03:38 PM   #4 
  - WTF is wrong with Obama doing this?  greenkal   Mar-13-09 03:48 PM   #6 
  - Are you kidding?  Renew Deal   Mar-13-09 03:50 PM   #7 
  - What Leads you to the conclusion that Obama Did This?  NeedleCast   Mar-13-09 03:54 PM   #9 
  - Obama as commander in chief is responsible. We do not want our president, any president  rhett o rick   Mar-13-09 04:03 PM   #11 
     - Nothing I've read so far leads me to believe Obama was consulted  NeedleCast   Mar-13-09 04:04 PM   #13 
        - I doubt he was. My point is that he is responsible. He either condones the actions or should work to  rhett o rick   Mar-14-09 10:03 AM   #24 
  - Do you know why we have (or had) posse comitatus? If not, look it up. nm  rhett o rick   Mar-13-09 04:00 PM   #10 
  - Two things...  14thColony   Mar-13-09 06:59 PM   #17 
  - Aren't you the uh, person who wants the cops to go into everyone's house and look  tangent90   Mar-13-09 07:01 PM   #19 
  - Don't really get why everyone is so up in arms about this. Couldn't these men be  rvablue   Mar-13-09 04:03 PM   #12 
  - It's possible  14thColony   Mar-13-09 07:01 PM   #20 
  - Maybe they are broke as hell and don't have enough police.  Lex   Mar-13-09 04:05 PM   #14 
  - This is Rural Alabama  NeedleCast   Mar-13-09 04:06 PM   #15 
     - That's what State and country Police forces are for then.  shadowknows69   Mar-13-09 07:02 PM   #21 
  - Fuck this shit, I guess I'd be gunned down  shadowknows69   Mar-13-09 07:00 PM   #18 
  - Ya.. I saw that. But you gotta remember a small military town...  lib2DaBone   Mar-13-09 07:05 PM   #22 
  - Interesting, in view of this story from December:  seafan   Mar-13-09 07:24 PM   #23 
 

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