The US has 16 major intelligence agencies and over 100 federal police agencies. Add to that the vast number of state and local police and a simple question emerges:
If the federal government needs the military to detain US citizens inside the US without indictment, arrest or trial, then shouldn’t lots of these federal police and spies be fired, since they can’t do their jobs?
Or is it so important to deny American citizens their civil rights at the whim of the POTUS?
Simple logic: Rush Limbaugh supports the Republican party, who in turn are interfering with Obama’s “Not War On Terror”, so are thus supporting terrorists. Therefore, Obama can direct a platoon of NORTHCOM soldiers to detain Limbaugh indefinitely, at least until after the elections.
...WASHINGTON (AP) White House counterterror chief John Brennan has seized the lead in guiding the debate on which terror leaders will be targeted for drone attacks or raids, establishing a new procedure to vet both military and CIA targets.
The move concentrates power over the use of lethal U.S. force outside war zones at the White House.