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Veterans are now enemies of the State too

http://www.fas.org/irp/eprint/rightwing.pdf

DHS/I&A is concerned that rightwing extremists will attempt to recruit and radicalize returning veterans in order to boost their violent capabilities.

The current economic and political climate has some similarities to the
1990s when rightwing extremism experienced a resurgence fueled largely by an economic recession, criticism about the outsourcing of jobs, and the perceived threat to U.S. power and sovereignty by other foreign powers.

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I read part of that . . . 'thing'--

(can't think of the educated/proper word for it)--

and it's . . .

what my grandfather would have called "hogwash"--

so much drivel.

*irked*

it's hard to be awake; it's easier to dream--

As were the WWI verterans in the Bonus Army in the 1930s

Some things don't change.

something else I need to research, but my computer time . . .

is up for today; sometimes I have to work--LOL!

it's hard to be awake; it's easier to dream--

Wow!

That was a very interesting rabbit hole. Thank you for the history lesson. Chalk it up to another one the public schools forgot to teach.

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Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it. ~Thomas Paine