David Lindorff: Police + Homeland Security = Police State + RT crew arrested in Fort Benning


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RTAmerica | November 23, 2010

The United States has been known as a beacon for civil liberties, except these days it seems those rights are being stripped away more and more. Police in Fort Benning, GA arrested RT correspondent Kaelyn Forde and cameraman Jon Conway at a rally that was protesting the SOA, however the two were doing their jobs as part of the press. Author and blogger David Lindorff says US police are a part of a joint strike force with Homeland Security to collect information on Americans in order to create a police state.

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