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Mon Apr 13, 2015, 08:12 PM

3. They're beginning to use these tanks for routine interactions with the public

 

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Fri April 10th, 2015,
Los Angeles California


2 SUVs and a tank loaded with heavily armed swat guys take down one black man in an allegedly stolen Prius.

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Sat April 11th, 2015,
Alachua County Florida


Florida Man Flips Cops Off and Gets Pulled Over by Camouflaged Cops in Armored Car



A 23-year-old Florida man who ran for city commissioner last month was pulled over by camouflaged deputies in an armored car after he had flipped them off with his middle finger Saturday.

Lucas Jewell said he was angry that Alachua County sheriff’s deputies were turning his town into a Baghdad-like military zone.

After all, Gainesville is a college town mostly filled with University of Florida students.

But deputies felt the need to dress up like soldiers because it was Orange and Blue Weekend, a three-day celebration of festivities highlighted by a scrimmage football game between Florida Gator teammates that was free and open to all ages.

Jewell, who lost his bid for city commission, knew he had a First Amendment right to flip off police considering several court cases have long determined this.

But contempt of cop rarely goes unpunished, especially when police are empowered with federally funded military gear to help keep college kids in line.

Rather than respecting his First Amendment right to express himself, they pulled him over in the armored car on the basis that he made an “improper hand signal” when he flipped them off, which is not the first time cops in Florida have resorted to that tactic when being flipped off.

http://photographyisnotacrime.com/2015/04/florida-man-flips-cops-off-and-gets-pulled-over-by-camouflaged-cops-in-armored-car/



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Pretty soon they'll be flying the babies with guns attached because umm .."we have to get home to our families" uhhh... "If you don't like 500 bullets raining down on your car then don't rob that bank!"



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