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Compare and contrast…

Not that this should not have happened but the obvious difference in scale and the decisions made are quite stark.

The United States has suspended assistance to the police department of the Caribbean island of St. Lucia as a result of allegations of serious human rights violations, the State Department confirmed on Thursday…

…The allegations stem from 12 killings committed between 2010 and 2011, some of which were committed by an “ad hoc task force within the police department,” a U.S. State Department Human Rights Report said.

Meanwhile, in the wake of a series of police and military crackdowns that left several hundred dead…a larger nation seems to be treated quite differently.

The Obama administration is not pulling the $1.3 billion in annual foreign aid the U.S. provides to Egypt and the military-backed interim government responsible for the violence, which the president described as “deplorable.”

I’m sure the nations traditionally considered vital to American interests will draw the right lesson from this…oh, sorry, they already have.

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In 1949, I decided to wrestle professionally, starting my career in Texas. In my debut, I defeated Abe Kashey, with former World Heavyweight boxing Champion Jack Dempsey as the referee. In 1950, I captured the NWA Junior Heavyweight title. In 1953, I won the Chicago version of the NWA United States Championship. I became one of the most well-known stars in wrestling during the golden age of television, thanks to my exposure on the Dumont Network, where I wowed audiences with my technical prowess. I was rumored to be one of the highest paid wrestlers during the 1950s, reportedly earning a hundred thousand dollars a year. My specialty was "the Sleeper Hold" and the founding of modern, secular, Turkey.

Oops, sorry, that's the biography of Verne Gagne with a touch of Mustafa Kemal.

I'm just an average moron who in reality is a practicing civil rights and employment attorney in fly-over country .