Monday, December 8, 2014

Chicago: Police Using Iraq/Afghan US Military Music-as-Intimidation Strategies on American Citizens?

You cannot make this stuff up.  File under militarization?  Or, are there historical precedents here in the USA?

Full story here:  http://chicagoist.com/2014/12/08/cpd_squad_car_blasts_sweet_home_ala.php

For reference:

US Miitary used AC/DC in neighborhood operations in Iraq.  From Boots on the Ground, (Clint Wills, ed), p. 277 (left).

US Military Interrogators also blast AC/DC, Eminem, Metallica to 'break' prisoners in interrogation sessions at Guantanamo and elsewhere.  And music fused with combat missions, "Top 10 Songs for Combat."