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Enthusiast Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-08-13 01:41 PM
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The FBI was all concerned about MLK.
I guess anyone that was a non-violent advocate for civil rights was viewed as a communist. The more things change the more they stay the same. The far right had too much influence then just as they have now. They have really fucked this country over.
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No Elephants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-08-13 02:42 PM
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1. I don't know if they were afraid of communism per se or just violence, regardless of the reason.
I have no idea, but they were scared.

As I mentioned at the time of the anniversary, someone who was involved in the planning wrote a book and was publicizing it. He said that they were ready to cut the mikes at the uttering of anything that sounded to them like insurrection.

Now, between the Surveillance State and the Security State, I doubt that they worry much these days about any kind of successful uprising.
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