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The armed bureaucracy

"Sooner or later they end up in a cage, where (they) belong."

This is hardly a surprise: A recent study by the Missouri attorney general's office shows that black drivers are at least twice as likely -- in some towns, much more than that -- to be stopped by police as white drivers.

And a few days before the study came out, something called the hit the news. The project, an exhaustive, two-year analysis of social media posts by some 2,800 police officers and 700 former officers, from police departments across the country, revealed another non-surprise: a

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