1998-09-15 - Re: Predictions: Crime and Criminal Justice in the 21st Century

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From: nnburk <nnburk@cobain.hdc.net>
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From: nnburk <nnburk@cobain.hdc.net>
Date: Tue, 15 Sep 1998 19:40:50 +0800
To: cypherpunks@cyberpass.net
Subject: Re: Predictions: Crime and Criminal Justice in the 21st Century
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Tim May wrote:
> Good post. The war is about to be joined.

Thank you. My only regret is that I do not have a source. The material was 
provided by a local LEA from an unnamed "seminar."

> At 7:34 PM -0700 9/14/98, nnburk wrote:
> >4.      Terrorist acts by "fringe"/special issue groups will
> >increase at a significant rate -- becoming a major law enforcement
> >and security problem.
> Freedom fighters, not terrorists.

Yes. But I suppose like beauty, this is in the eye of the beholder. The 
victor writes the history books.

> >10.     With the decrease of the possibility of major global
> >warfare, the United States military will take on an increased
> >domestic "peace-keeping" role with America's law enforcement
> >agencies.
> Posse comitatus is already becoming a moot point. The Army will be
> patrolling the streets within a few years, probably coterminous with Y2K
> problems and the resulting martial law.

I doubt we have long to wait. They know it's coming too.