Minnesota National Guard walk past onlookers Friday, May 29, 2020, in Minneapolis. Protests continued following the death of George Floyd, who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on Memorial Day. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Article reposted from MintPressNews.com

The excerpt below is rather chilling and is an indicator of just how out-of-touch and malign the elites are and how dedicated the security state and Military Industrial complex are in protecting the billionaire class.

In retrospect, it should be pointed out also that the Kennedy Administration actually deployed troops to protect students of color in Mississippi, not attack them or provide cover for racist, juiced-up, paramilitarized police agencies across the country and their ongoing criminal oppression of minorities.

From PBS historical archives:

The events of the Freedom Rides paved the way for the [Kennedy] administration to align itself more decisively in support of Civil Rights. Kennedy sent federal troops to the University of Mississippi in 1962 and the University of Alabama in 1963, to protect black students attempting to enroll. On June 11, 1963, Kennedy gave a speech calling upon Congress to pass a comprehensive Civil Rights bill, stressing that Americans were “confronted primarily with a moral issue, not a legislative or political one.”

The resulting legislation would be passed as the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Fast forward to 2020:

Yesterday, the Pentagon ordered soldiers and military police from Fort Bragg, North Carolina, Fort Drum, New York, Fort Riley, Kansas and Fort Carson, Colorado, to be ready to be deployed potentially anywhere in the United States within a matter of hours. Authorities also deployed a Predator Drone to Minneapolis to monitor the protests.

Already deployed in multiple states, over 10,000 guardsmen are scheduled to flood Minneapolis streets – representing the first time in its 164-year history that the organization has been fully mobilized – and they have been authorized to carry live ammunition.

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Source: National Guard, Now Authorized to Use Live Ammo, Flood America’s Streets

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