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Old 10-05-2010, 07:33 AM
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Originally Posted by redpaintednavi View Post
Perhaps it would be better if US troops would stay at home and try to prevent all those things happening in their own country. The US has a totally grotesque amount of crime and bad people doing bad things.
We don't let the armed forces do law enforcement. In 1878 after the civil war we passed the Posse Comitatus Act. It severely limits the use of the military for internal law enforcement. The details are at Wikipedia as always if you want to know the details.
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