This story first appeared on the TomDispatch website.
"Do you do this in the United States? There is police action every day in the United States... They don't call in airplanes to bomb the place."—Afghan President Hamid Karzai denouncing US air strikes on homes in his country, June 12, 2012
It was almost closing time when the siege began at a small Wells Fargo Bank branch in a suburb of San Diego, and it was a nightmare.