Prepare for Hyper Police State At RNC in Cleveland

Poor Cleveland! No sooner are the people of Cleveland celebrating their victory as NBA champions, than they have to put up with millions of $$ of their taxes being used for the police to protect botoxed, hair-sprayed, old plutocrats descending on their city to have their Ball at the RNC. The amount of revenue spent on the police makes it seem as if the people in Cleveland are enemy soldiers in a foreign state. It will be very dangerous for left wing people to be there. However  the far bigger threat of violence will come from the Trumpettes, who will be furious if Trump is denied the nomination. Predictably the police state has not targeted any money towards controlling them.

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About Bruce Lerro

Bruce Lerro has taught for 25 years as an adjunct college professor of psychology at Golden Gate University, Dominican University and Diablo Valley College. He has applied a Vygotskian socio-historical perspective to his five books: "From Earth-Spirits to Sky-Gods: the Socio-ecological Origins of Monotheism, Individualism and Hyper-Abstract Reasoning", "Power in Eden: The Emergence of Gender Hierarchies in the Ancient World" (co-authored with Christopher Chase-Dunn), "Social Change: Globalization from the Stone Age to the Present", "Lucifer's Labyrinth: Individualism, Hyper-Abstract Thinking and the Process of Becoming Civilized", and "The Magickal Enchantment of Materialism: Why Marxists Need Neopaganism". He is also a representational artist specializing in pen-and-ink drawings. Bruce is a libertarian communist and lives in Olympia, WA.

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