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So San Diego isn't the only school district to get a Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected Vehicle ((MRAP) and other military baubles from feds overloaded with lethal gimcrackery. At least 120 schools in 33 states have gotten toys, with Texas' ten districts topping the list of militarized madness. Blowback is growing, which may or may not be why L.A. just returned three grenade launchers. But they're keeping 61 rifles and their MRAP, because you never know when some ten-year-old might get mouthy.