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  1. There is a problem with the idiots that want the National Guard to keep order in their cities. The military would have to use force to keep the peace, and someone’s “Innocent (trying to turn their life around)” son, nephew, brother, etc would end up getting killed. The National Guard would then be as hated in the Black community (and let’s be honest, it’s not the Amish neighborhoods) as the police are.
    Sooo… these activists want troops on every corner? Do they expect them to use force to keep the peace or hand out ice cream cones to gang bangers? Do these activists want martial law, and a suspension of Constitutional Rights in their own neighborhoods?
    I seriously doubt it.
    Stop And Frisk worked in NYC. I believe it was unconstitutional, and worry about an ever increasing gov abuse of power. I suspect that these activists want the National Guard in their city, but don’t really want to give them the tools to fight crime. They just want a bunch of bodies in uniform standing around. Our troops complain about ridiculous rules of engagement in war zones. I can only imagine what they’d face in a Liberal Mecca such as Chicago.

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