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Kiss Your Bill Of Rights Goodbye
Conservative News Daily ^ | November 27, 2012 | Tony Adlkins

Posted on 12/01/2012 4:51:57 AM PST by IbJensen

In December of 2011 on New Year’s Eve, President Barack Obama signed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), declaring the entire United States a “battlefield” and giving the U.S. government the right to detain an American citizen indefinitely and even assassinate them, if they are suspected of terrorism—without due process.

Then, in March of 2012, Obama signed the National Defense Resources Preparedness Executive Order (NDRP) that effectively declares peacetime martial law, giving the President authority over food and water, production, fuel, transportation, livestock and more if the government decides it is an emergency.

Since September 11, 2001, the government has found every way to make exceptions to our Fourth Amendment protections and claim legal right to search and seizure of our private property—all in the name of safety, of course. But haven’t the terrorists “won” when America ceases to be America? They want to kill our freedoms and they want us to live in fear. They don’t have to do much, because our own government is moving their agenda along by killing our Constitution. The average, law-abiding American may not see the small yet consistent changes in our Bill of Rights protections, but we are the ones who need to pay attention to these attacks on our freedom and stop them before government takes total control. At one point or another, the long arm of the government will reach into every American home and by then, it will be too late to change our path.

Journalist Chris Hedges brought suit against the constitutionality of the NDAA, resulting in federal judge Katherine Forrest’s ruling that it was, in fact, unconstitutional (the Obama administration continues to insist it is within the realm of the law). In an interview he said of the NDAA, “It is a huge and egregious assault against our democracy. It overturns over 200 years of law, which has kept the military out of domestic policing. It’s an extremely frightening step backwards for American democracy. And I think that for those of us who care about civil liberties, the right of dissent and freedom, we have to stand up.”

We want to catch the radical Islamists and others who want to kill us, but we do not accept the government eliminating our Bill of Rights protections and having full, unchecked authority while doing it. We cannot give up our freedoms as the government tries to “fix” problems that have already happened.

Our job is to remain watchful of our rights and make sure our government doesn’t take the focus off the real terrorists and begin labeling anyone who simply has a dissenting opinion, the enemy. This is a concern because the Department of Homeland Security funded a study, which hardly mentions Islam at all, yet labels terrorists as including:

Americans who are suspicious of centralized federal authority; Americans who believe their way of life is under attack; People opposed to abortion; Americans who are reverent of individual liberty

Our warnings on this issue are not meant as “doom and gloom” conspiracy theories or crazy rants with no basis in fact—they are just that, warnings, because we see too much power and control being concentrated in the hands of the government and this regulation crept into the hands of one man in the Oval Office is what has us so concerned.

Many have warned of possible martial law in the U.S., even those outside of it. Igor Panarin, dean of the Russian Foreign Ministry School for future diplomats, lectured in 2009 that the U.S. would begin to collapse in 2010 and compared America to Nazi Germany. He said mass immigration; economic decline, moral degradation and the collapse of the dollar will send America reeling into another civil war.

Regardless of whether you believe comments coming out of Russia, given our current circumstances, that scenario is not out of the question.

Absolute power given to any person, regardless of their worldview, is dangerous. Lord John Dalberg-Acton warned, “Historic responsibility has to make up for the want of legal responsibility. Power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely. Great men are almost always bad men, even when they exercise influence and not authority: still more when you superadd the tendency or the certainty of corruption by authority. There is no worse heresy than that the office sanctifies the holder of it.”

Actions being taken by President Obama are not entirely new. The NDRP is rooted in the Defense Production Act of 1950, which gave the government the power to dispense “national resources” in the event of an emergency. Unlawful detainment of U.S. citizens occurred during the Civil War and under Roosevelt during World War II. What Obama is now doing is “editing” these Acts and Executive Orders to further the framework for a complete takeover by the executive branch, should he declare America is in an emergency.

And since Obama has been President, everything has been an emergency. The stimulus,

Obamacare, Internet regulation and war in Libya, to name just a few, have all been pushed because “we can’t wait.” Now, government departments are stockpiling ammunition, checkpoints and riot gear. The U.S. is on the verge of an economic collapse. The United Nations continues to poke its nose into our business and our President is complicit in their meddling.

That is why the current versions of the NDAA and NDRP are so troubling. The NDAA is a broadly vague bill that is needs to be reviewed in its entirety. It is the same Act that allows the government to run propaganda on American people. Its language in direct opposition to what the United States of America stands for. And this is how America dies, slowly, little by little, with signing statements and amendments and executive orders that the American people hardly notice and of course the media giants rarely report.

Why is Congress silent on this? We sent them to Washington to represent our interests and defend our rights under the Constitution. On their watch, we are experiencing the unraveling of hundreds of years of guaranteed and protected freedoms. Tell them to govern by the Constitution and reject all attempts at destroying it, or we will kick them out of office and vote someone in who will. Fax them now and demand they support S. 2175 and H.R. 5936, which will repeal the mandatory military detention requirement and ban indefinite detention and military commissions from the United States.

Involved citizens like you who keep up with what is really going on in Washington are the last line of defense against tyranny. It is not okay for our government to lock up American citizens without charges or due process. If they will not defend our Constitution, we will.

Congressman Ron Paul says, “The Bill of Rights…is a key check on government power against any person.”

Are we willing to let that check be eliminated?


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Editorial; Government
KEYWORDS: goodbyefreedom; lyingphonybozo; madrid1936; obamathenazi
The morons voted for hope and change.

Hope is dying, but America is really changing thanks to the phony, evil moronic communist in the White Hut!

1 posted on 12/01/2012 4:52:18 AM PST by IbJensen
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To: IbJensen

What is laughable is that if any of these provisions are invoked by the federal gov’t, you cannot stop them.

You can file a lawsuit on constitutional grounds, but that will take years to grind along.

You will just have to submit until the courts get around to making a decision that is not always going to protect your rights.


2 posted on 12/01/2012 4:56:39 AM PST by Erik Latranyi (When religions have to beg the gov't for a waiver, we are already under socialism.)
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To: IbJensen
"Kiss Your Bill Of Rights Goodbye"

Mind the tongue please!

3 posted on 12/01/2012 4:56:46 AM PST by billorites (freepo ergo sum)
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To: Erik Latranyi

“What is laughable is that if any of these provisions are invoked by the federal gov’t, you cannot stop them.

You can file a lawsuit on constitutional grounds, but that will take years to grind along.

You will just have to submit until the courts get around to making a decision that is not always going to protect your rights.”

so all of you who didn’t vote for Romney allowed this to happen.


4 posted on 12/01/2012 5:02:43 AM PST by television is just wrong
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To: television is just wrong

“so all of you who didn’t vote for Romney allowed this to happen.”

BS. We have many checks and balances and if they fail then those responsible for them also failed, such as the Senate and the House. It is why we have the Second Amendment, to protect ourselves from a failed system.


5 posted on 12/01/2012 5:14:19 AM PST by CodeToad (Liberals are bloodsucking ticks. We need to light the matchstick to burn them off.)
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To: Erik Latranyi

What Good Can a Handgun Do Against An Army?
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-backroom/2312894/posts


6 posted on 12/01/2012 5:21:07 AM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's presidential run. What'll you do?)
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To: IbJensen
There is no worse heresy than that the office sanctifies the holder of it.

America burns as the Senators lavish in their sinecures and station heedless to the cries of the people.

Cease to treat any of these clowns with any respect that does not come from the heart.

7 posted on 12/01/2012 5:25:33 AM PST by Aevery_Freeman (The trouble with the "masses" is that they never achieve the "m")
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To: CodeToad

if you stayed home and did not vote, you gave the election to obama.


8 posted on 12/01/2012 5:50:02 AM PST by television is just wrong
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To: IbJensen

There’s declaring martial law and then there’s enforcing it. Good luck with that one.


9 posted on 12/01/2012 5:51:51 AM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: IbJensen

“Hope is dying, but America is really changing thanks to the phony, evil moronic communist in the White Hut!”

Sorry but youare wrong, AMerica has the very leader it deserves, and we will reap the fruits of our folly, for years conservatives laughed at what the left was doing and did nothing to change it. We have allowed to 17th amendment to stand.

“When in the course of human events......” is all we have left to defend our stolen liberty.

“A people unwilling to use extreme violent force to obtain or preserve their liberty deserve’s the tyrants that rule them.” me


10 posted on 12/01/2012 5:58:38 AM PST by stockpirate (Democrrats stole the election via fraud, we will never have a free election again.)
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To: television is just wrong
Mr. Romney's VP pick voted for the National Defense Authorization Act. And yet you still believe there is some difference on supporting liberty between the parties?

Did FR go ape because of of Mr. Ryan's support of NDAA and other unconstitutional infringements? Nah.

You can try to file a lawsuit, many people have tried, and they have been tossed out either from national security reasons or lack of standing.

11 posted on 12/01/2012 6:00:59 AM PST by Theoria (Romney is a Pyrrhic victory.)
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To: IbJensen

“Hope is dying, but America is really changing thanks to the phony, evil moronic communist in the White Hut!”

Sorry but youare wrong, AMerica has the very leader it deserves, and we will reap the fruits of our folly, for years conservatives laughed at what the left was doing and did nothing to change it. We have allowed to 17th amendment to stand.

“When in the course of human events......” is all we have left to defend our stolen liberty.

“A people unwilling to use extreme violent force to obtain or preserve their liberty deserve’s the tyrants that rule them.” me


12 posted on 12/01/2012 6:01:20 AM PST by stockpirate (Democrrats stole the election via fraud, we will never have a free election again.)
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To: Jack Black

ping


13 posted on 12/01/2012 6:02:00 AM PST by stockpirate (Democrrats stole the election via fraud, we will never have a free election again.)
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“if you stayed home and did not vote, you gave the election to obama.”

Tea Party candidates voted for the NDAA and NDRP. Not all of them but they contributed. Yes, BOzo is advancing the collapse rapidly but without the aid of (R)s, he couldn’t be doing what he’s doing. Romney might have slowed the collapse a little bit but he wasn’t about to save anything because that’s not the plan. The plan is to collapse the system so it can be replaced by what the one-worlders have been planning for a looong.


14 posted on 12/01/2012 6:18:10 AM PST by Hayride
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To: IbJensen
Welcome to the USSA, comrades.


15 posted on 12/01/2012 6:47:53 AM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: IbJensen

Our rights were slipping away even before 0bama. He’s just doing it faster.


16 posted on 12/01/2012 6:49:11 AM PST by I want the USA back
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To: I want the USA back

could someone explain to me AGAIN what a “dictator” is?

Time for him to be GONE by whatever means needed.


17 posted on 12/01/2012 6:54:15 AM PST by DaveA37
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To: I want the USA back

>>Our rights were slipping away even before 0bama. He’s just doing it faster.<<

You are correct.


18 posted on 12/01/2012 7:11:40 AM PST by ILS21R (Everything... IS... a conspiracy)
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To: Theoria

You’re absolutely right - I have come to realize there is no difference between the Republicans and Democrats. They are all part of the same corrupt system that wants to steal our wealth, prosperity and liberty. Everything you read and see on TV is a lie. All propaganda to manipulate you into allowing the government to steal your freedom. For more than a decade, Osama Bin Laden and the Muslims have been the Emmanuel Goldstein Bush II and Obama have used to justify abrogating the Constitution and bankrupting the nation. But the propaganda and manipulation was going on under Clinton and Bush I as well. America is a memory now. We live in a post-Constitutional era where the elites have some hidden agenda. They are moving very slowly so as not to provoke an armed response from the people. We are the frog in the slowly boiling pot of water, unaware of our peril until it will truly be too late. Don’t look to some NWO pretend-Republican candidate to save us in 2016. They are all part of the same scam.


19 posted on 12/01/2012 7:39:30 AM PST by Astronaut
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To: IbJensen

The Bill of Rights guaranteed by faith in God was kissed goodbye when America kissed God goodbye.


20 posted on 12/01/2012 7:48:33 AM PST by huldah1776
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To: IbJensen
Ubama's ghost-writer and mentor Bill Ayers is on record for saying he wants to murder 10% of the US population to show them who's boss.

Once the system is overwhelmed the feral government mass-murders will begin, but I doubt that they'll stop at 10%.

21 posted on 12/01/2012 8:12:39 AM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (Labor unions are the Communist Party of the USA.)
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To: CodeToad

Face your complicity!

You have NO “Checks or Balances” against this tyrant.

He ignores laws, appoints czars, writes and enforces edicts, while we whine and erect paper walls.

You’re about to find out the difference between an America hating Obama and an insufficiently conservative Romney.

Thanks!


22 posted on 12/01/2012 9:29:21 AM PST by G Larry (Which of Obama's policies do you think I'd support if he were white?)
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To: Travis McGee

The militarization of the police, one of my big pet peeves in this last decade...


23 posted on 12/01/2012 9:33:37 AM PST by Sir Francis Dashwood ("Arjuna, why have you have dropped your bow???")
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To: IbJensen
“It is a huge and egregious assault against our democracy. It overturns over 200 years of law, which has kept the military out of domestic policing. It’s an extremely frightening step backwards for American democracy. And I think that for those of us who care about civil liberties, the right of dissent and freedom, we have to stand up.”
Bears repeating. Now is the time to attack this power grab before the next "emergency". It'll be too late then. All the machinery would be motion. Have you seen the TSA's armored troop carriers?

The whole world fiat economy is on the brink, the middle east is going to be a caliphate, your taxes and living costs are going to skyrocket ... if you can go Gault its probably time. Sigh. FU dim voting idjits.

24 posted on 12/01/2012 9:44:39 AM PST by Tunehead54 (Nothing funny here ;-)
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To: IbJensen

http://economiccollapsenews.com/2012/10/25/friedrich-hayeks-the-road-to-serfdom-in-five-minutes/


25 posted on 12/01/2012 9:47:15 AM PST by Enough is ENOUGH (We are on the road to serfdom. We've lost control over our own destiny. Think about it...)
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To: stockpirate

BALONEY.

America has been sending our own jobs to foreign countries now for two decades.

What did we think would happen?

BRING BACK US JOBS. Bring them back now!


26 posted on 12/01/2012 9:50:05 AM PST by Cringing Negativism Network
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To: Theoria

FReepers have not said much about Allen West voting FOR this Nazi Germany style NDAA bill either. What the heck was West thinking??!! I was West’s No. one backer until I learned of his AYE vote for the indefinite detention NDAA bill.


27 posted on 12/01/2012 12:19:37 PM PST by bobby.223 (Retired up in the snowy mountains of the American Redoubt and it's a GREAT life!)
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To: CodeToad

Exactly! They can fail to provide for rights but they cannot take liberty. They can punish and even kill but they cannot take a free man’s freedom.


28 posted on 12/01/2012 5:34:09 PM PST by wastoute (Government cannot redistribute wealth. Government can only redistribute poverty.)
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To: IbJensen

Obamanation Communism File.


29 posted on 12/01/2012 9:53:12 PM PST by Graewoulf ((Traitor John Roberts' Obama"care" violates Sherman Anti-Trust Law, AND the U.S. Constitution.))
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To: television is just wrong
so all of you who didn’t vote for Romney allowed this to happen.

I voted for Romney, but your statement is nonsense. Those who voted for Romney in the primaries (and, in 2008, for McCain) allowed this to happen.

30 posted on 12/02/2012 5:43:17 AM PST by jammer
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To: jammer

A non vote is a vote for the opponent. just as a vote for a third part is.


31 posted on 12/03/2012 7:56:36 AM PST by television is just wrong
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To: television is just wrong

If you vote for a candidate based on their potential to win rather than representing your civic values you’ve already lost.


32 posted on 12/03/2012 8:09:14 AM PST by Justa
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