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A) There was no riot
B) The troops had been sent to NI allegedly to "protect" the nationalist minority
C) The myth of military discipline is again exposed.  The only discipline on show was the "message discipline" of collective lying.
D) The myth of empire:  They need us to protect them
E) The myth of power:  we'll show them who's boss and then they will come to heel...
F) The hubris of militarism: we are in control...

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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Wed Jun 16th, 2010 at 04:37:45 AM EST
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