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Ron Paul: Boston lockdown, police state manhunt resembled ‘banana republic’ military action

by J. D. Heyes, Natural News:

Former long-serving U.S. Rep. Ron Paul of Texas isn’t mincing words when describing the scene in and around Boston following the April 15 terrorist bombing of the famous annual Boston Marathon. To him, the tactics local police and federal agents used when searching for the suspects was nothing short of the kind of military action you see in a “banana republic.”

In fact, to him – and millions of other Americans watching as well – the resultant house-to-house searches and martial law-type bans on the public, to name a few tactics – were scarier than the actual bombings.

‘This should frighten us more than the attack’

“The Boston bombing provided the opportunity for the government to turn what should have been a police investigation into a military-style occupation of an American city,” he said on the libertarian Lew Rockwell website, as reported by Politico. “This unprecedented move should frighten us as much or more than the attack itself.”

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