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  • Ah. Not attractively tanned officers in riot swimsuits.

    October 31, 2009

  • A method of diminishing political protests by applying laws or methods designed to combat terrorism, especially those involving heavy use of non-lethal force. (Double-Tongued Dictionary)

    May 18, 2008