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Inside the Ring: Memo outlines Obama’s plan to use the military against citizens
Washington Times ^ | 5/28/2014 | Bill Gertz

Posted on 05/29/2014 9:02:21 AM PDT by mojito

A 2010 Pentagon directive on military support to civilian authorities details what critics say is a troubling policy that envisions the Obama administration’s potential use of military force against Americans.

The directive contains noncontroversial provisions on support to civilian fire and emergency services, special events and the domestic use of the Army Corps of Engineers.

The troubling aspect of the directive outlines presidential authority for the use of military arms and forces, including unarmed drones, in operations against domestic unrest.

“This appears to be the latest step in the administration’s decision to use force within the United States against its citizens,” said a defense official opposed to the directive.

Directive No. 3025.18, “Defense Support of Civil Authorities,” was issued Dec. 29, 2010, and states that U.S. commanders “are provided emergency authority under this directive.”

“Federal military forces shall not be used to quell civil disturbances unless specifically authorized by the president in accordance with applicable law or permitted under emergency authority,” the directive states.

“In these circumstances, those federal military commanders have the authority, in extraordinary emergency circumstances where prior authorization by the president is impossible and duly constituted local authorities are unable to control the situation, to engage temporarily in activities that are necessary to quell large-scale, unexpected civil disturbances” under two conditions.

The conditions include military support needed “to prevent significant loss of life or wanton destruction of property and are necessary to restore governmental function and public order.” A second use is when federal, state and local authorities “are unable or decline to provide adequate protection for federal property or federal governmental functions.”

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Editorial; Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events; US: District of Columbia
KEYWORDS: armedbureaucracy; directiveno302518; obama; surveillancestate; tyranny; tyrant
Does anyone really have any doubts left as to who or what our so-called president actually is?
1 posted on 05/29/2014 9:02:21 AM PDT by mojito
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To: mojito

Don’t worry.

The undocumented, unvetted TYRANT
will not kill the Moslems, the felons, the black panthers
or any illegal immigrant. The DNC, Unions,
and the EXEMPT Congress and their EXEMPT staff
and EXEMPT families will get the best pickings
of the taken and dead, just like Nazi Germany.


2 posted on 05/29/2014 9:04:49 AM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: mojito

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3161338/posts


3 posted on 05/29/2014 9:07:15 AM PDT by caver (Obama: Home of the Whopper)
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To: Diogenesis

I’m surprised that the memo didn’t specify that force was only to be used against the Tea Party, western ranchers, and unauthorized groupings of white people.


4 posted on 05/29/2014 9:07:22 AM PDT by mojito (Zero, our Nero.)
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To: mojito
There was never any doubt in the minds of millions, and more have become enlightened, but the question is no longer valid.

The question now is, "When will he/they implement this attack on the citizenry ?"

Many of us are out here, armed and prepared, but they won't come after us individually out here ... they like the urban conclave as a fortress wall and hiding spot.

If they do come after us, it will be individual news reports never reported ... no one will know.

5 posted on 05/29/2014 9:07:26 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true .. I have no proof .. but they're true.)
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To: mojito
"A second use is when federal, state and local authorities “are unable or decline to provide adequate protection for federal property or federal governmental functions.”

That's the one they'll use to rationalize the second Ft. Sumpter.

6 posted on 05/29/2014 9:07:34 AM PDT by circlecity
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To: mojito

Revolt is coming.


7 posted on 05/29/2014 9:07:58 AM PDT by Biggirl (“Go, do not be afraid, and serve”-Pope Francis)
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To: Diogenesis

Hey!

he’s already released all of the above from jail!

How’s he gonna figure out where they are now? The voting booth? The drive-around democrat vans on voting day?


8 posted on 05/29/2014 9:08:03 AM PDT by Robert A. Cook, PE (I can only donate monthly, but socialists' ABBCNNBCBS continue to lie every day!)
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To: mojito

a Piece of Shiite for starters


9 posted on 05/29/2014 9:08:22 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: mojito
It no longer HAS to ... the targeting of The Tea Party and conservatives has been outed ... they said they were sorry and will never do it again ... but it is still a plan in place

The supers won't exist as a Constitutional force when the SHTF

10 posted on 05/29/2014 9:09:24 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true .. I have no proof .. but they're true.)
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To: mojito
this is not surprising....tried to warn people about him and urge people to vote Romney, but so many, including freepers, brought this on by re electing this princess.....

so much shame to go around...

and yet, we'll still get "principled" people voting in more rats this year...just watch..

11 posted on 05/29/2014 9:10:05 AM PDT by cherry
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12 posted on 05/29/2014 9:10:48 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: knarf

And didn’t I read just yesterday that the enemies are attempting to castrate the courthouses ?


13 posted on 05/29/2014 9:10:50 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true .. I have no proof .. but they're true.)
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To: mojito
More here...

 

Inside the Ring: Directive outlines Obama’s plan to use the military against citizens

Thursday, May 29, 2014 9:04:13 AM · by ColdOne · 29 replies
washingtontimes.com ^ | 5/28/14 | Bill Gertz
 
 
and here...
 
 

 

14 posted on 05/29/2014 9:11:09 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: mojito

Obama’s real enemy is us.


15 posted on 05/29/2014 9:12:35 AM PDT by AU72
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To: mojito
necessary to quell large-scale, unexpected civil disturbances...

Would engineered civil disturbances be considered "unexpected"?

16 posted on 05/29/2014 9:14:41 AM PDT by C210N (When people fear government there is tyranny; when government fears people there is liberty)
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To: mojito
meanwhile hes holding that........ Concussion Conference...


17 posted on 05/29/2014 9:14:42 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: mojito

Similar directives have existed for over 40 years, this one is nothing new. There may be cause for concern with Obama at the helm, but this framework has been in place for most of our lives and was used to employ troops in Little Rock, Detroit, Washington DC, Los Angeles, Miami, New Orleans, etc., etc.


18 posted on 05/29/2014 9:15:06 AM PDT by centurion316
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To: mojito
Rep. Bridenstine: Why Does USDA Need Submachine Guns?

http://www.newsmax.com/newswidget/Jim-Bridenstine-guns-USDA/2014/05/23/id/573169/?promo_code=F269-1&utm_source=americanthinker&utm_medium=nmwidget&utm_campaign=widgetphase1

19 posted on 05/29/2014 9:16:57 AM PDT by dragonblustar ( Psalm 103, Psalm 37:7, Ephesians 6:12)
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To: mojito

I’m not that concerned about Obamanation - the devil is always very active just before God does something amazing. I see a resurgence of the good guys and America having “a new birth of freedom.” Maybe there’ll be some kind of spiritual awakening. That’s the root issue. Politics and politicians aren’t the answer. Christ alive in the hearts of the American People - THAT’s the answer.


20 posted on 05/29/2014 9:17:10 AM PDT by PapaNew
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To: mojito

FUBO!


21 posted on 05/29/2014 9:20:00 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: cherry
...urge people to vote Romney, but so many, including freepers, brought this on...

If Romney is the best the GOP can offer, I assure you that our Republic is already dead.

22 posted on 05/29/2014 9:24:10 AM PDT by GingisK
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To: mojito
The F'ing King has spoken...!
23 posted on 05/29/2014 9:24:24 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: cherry

Actually, the Rat Romney brought this on by attacking
CONSERVATIVES (eg. Palin and the Speaker and Sen Thompson)
and defending Obama.

Romney is the REASON Obama won in 2008 and 2012.

Americans have been cursed by Romney who has
given America gay marriage, RomneyCARE/ObamaCARE
and the undocumented Tyrant.


24 posted on 05/29/2014 9:29:08 AM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: mojito; All

I do not believe there will be an awful lot of commanders of our armed forces that will follow such immoral and un-lawful orders from civil authority...

What will happen is those commanders will be relieved and their deputies or other officers will be appointed in those positions to carry out those orders...

Now, what the troops down the chain of command will do, that may be anyone’s guess, but I would venture that most will not follow either...

The numbers will be decreased, but sufficient when deployed to trouble spots that are easy to quell, that other regions will fall into line defacto...

This will become the line of demarcation...Those areas “they” control will remain with the Union...Those they cannot will probably separate their association...

Everyone loses at this point...

Just my take...


25 posted on 05/29/2014 9:46:55 AM PDT by stevie_d_64 (It's not the color of one's skin that offends people...it's how thin it is.)
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To: Sidebar Moderator

Duplicate - same source posted on Front Page yesterday.


26 posted on 05/29/2014 10:05:43 AM PDT by QT3.14
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To: GingisK
If Romney is the best the GOP can offer, I assure you that our Republic is already dead.
You're right .. we need more GOPers like:
... Nixon who gave us the EPA
... Bush 1 who lied and raised taxes
... or Bush 2, whose wars are still being fought
... or maybe - the most holy Ronald Reagan who raised taxes AND gave millions of illegals amnesty.
But I'd still vote for ANY Republican over any pinko-commie, America hating Dem.
27 posted on 05/29/2014 10:06:25 AM PDT by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: Diogenesis

Well, there you go. The obvious defense is to make sure we all have a spare flag of, oh, say Egypt, Syria, Soddyland, Iraq. Turkey or take your pick of any 12th century Muzzie enclave. Just wave the appropriate flag from your window when the brownshirts parade thru-——and keep your rifle out of sight until you get a clear shot.


28 posted on 05/29/2014 10:31:36 AM PDT by cherokee1 (skip the names---just kick the buttz)
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To: Responsibility2nd

And I’m guessing there will be a couple divisions of all-Mexican wetback units, non-english-speaking, in the style of the old USSR who used units from another language speaking neighborhood when they needed to crack heads.


29 posted on 05/29/2014 10:34:53 AM PDT by cherokee1 (skip the names---just kick the buttz)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway
more like this...


30 posted on 05/29/2014 10:58:57 AM PDT by DannyTN
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To: caver

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3161081/posts?page=88#88

The youngins know what’s up.


31 posted on 05/29/2014 11:51:32 AM PDT by WildHighlander57 ((WildHighlander57, returning after lurking since 2000)
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To: mojito

“U.S. official said the Obama administration considered but rejected deploying military force under the directive during the recent standoff with Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and his armed supporters.”

Probably the only reason it was rejected was political timing.


32 posted on 05/29/2014 12:07:15 PM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: knarf
“The question now is, “When will he/they implement this attack on the citizenry ?”

Obama said he would use the military for climate change at West Point. Maybe he will use climate change as the excuse.

Obama Vows to Battle Global Climate Change in West Point Speech
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3161409/posts

33 posted on 05/29/2014 12:36:21 PM PDT by FR_addict
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To: Spunky

Ping for later.


34 posted on 05/29/2014 12:37:53 PM PDT by Spunky (BIG GOVERNMENT MAKES SMALLER CITIZENS.)
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To: mojito

bttt


35 posted on 05/29/2014 4:27:26 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: mojito

“I’m surprised that the memo didn’t specify that force was only to be used against the Tea Party, western ranchers, and unauthorized groupings of white people.”

This is at the discretion of the POTUS. This means it will be directed against teaparty implicitly but not explicitly.


36 posted on 05/29/2014 5:43:11 PM PDT by staytrue
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To: nathanbedford; Colonel Kangaroo; Ditto; stevie_d_64; re_nortex

Amigos .... have a look .... multiple threads on this.


37 posted on 05/29/2014 6:44:58 PM PDT by lentulusgracchus
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To: mojito

Not necessary. That was already a given when patriots et al were formally labeled terrorists by the Pentagon, at the behest of the America haters in DC.

They have drawn the lines and made it quite clear who is on each side.

Some of your neighbors are or will be the new American Vichy. Collaborators. Whatever it takes to keep the free stuff coming to them. You are worth less than an EBT card.


38 posted on 05/29/2014 7:26:41 PM PDT by ChildOfThe60s ((If you can remember the 60s.....you weren't really there)
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To: mojito
“Federal military forces shall not be used to quell civil disturbances unless specifically authorized by the president in accordance with applicable law or permitted under emergency authority,” the directive states.

This takes me back to discussions of Title X, Sections 331-333 when Clinton was President:

331. Whenever there is an insurrections in any State against its government, the President may, upon the request of its legislature or of its governor if the legislature cannot be convened, call into Federal service such of the militia of the other States, in the number requested by that State, and use such of the armed forces, as he considers necessary to suppress the insurrection.

332. Whenever the President considers that unlawful obstructions, combinations, or assemblages, or rebellion against the authority of the United States, make it impracticable to enforce the laws of the United States in any State by the ordinary course of judicial proceedings, he may call into Federal service such of the militia of any State, and use such of the armed forces, as he considers necessary to enforce those laws or to suppress the rebellion.

333. The President, by using the militia or the armed forces, or both, or by any other means, shall take such measures as he considers necessary to suppress, in a State, any insurrection, domestic violence, unlawful combination, or conspiracy, if it—

  1. so hinders the execution of the laws of that State, and of the United States within the State, that any part or class of its people is deprived of a right, privilege, immunity, or protection named in the Constitution and secured by law, and the constituted authorities of that State are unable, fail, or refuse to protect that right, privilege, or immunity, or to give that protection; or
  2. opposes or obstructs the execution of the laws of the United States or impedes the course of justice under those laws.

In any situation covered by clause (1), the State shall be considered to have denied the equal protection of the laws secured by the Constitution.

There you have it, conditions so vague that any President, and especially Zero, can drive a bus through it. You can thank Abe Lincoln for this, as it's been around that long.
39 posted on 05/29/2014 7:34:56 PM PDT by Carry_Okie (The tree of liberty needs a rope.)
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To: mojito
I’m surprised that the memo didn’t specify that force was only to be used against the Tea Party, western ranchers, and unauthorized groupings of white people

Might be a run on spray tan sometime soon...

40 posted on 05/29/2014 10:48:57 PM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing.)
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To: AU72
Obama’s real enemy is us.

Turn it around. America's real enemy is Obama, not that he doesn't have plenty of help.

41 posted on 05/29/2014 10:51:52 PM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing.)
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To: dragonblustar

Why is the BLM ordering sub-machine guns???

Do they think they can out-shoot a cowboy/rancher who can ake out the eye of a coyote at a distance?


42 posted on 05/30/2014 9:22:50 AM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: ridesthemiles

I dunno but I’ve also read that the department of education has a swat team.


43 posted on 05/30/2014 9:55:54 AM PDT by dragonblustar ( Psalm 103, Psalm 37:7, Ephesians 6:12)
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To: mojito

I think these forces will be sent into the urban city centers to quell rioting. There are just not enough police to control the feral urban youths in the inner cities. The mayors are likely to demand it when the shtf.


44 posted on 05/30/2014 11:11:40 AM PDT by Gabrial (The nightmare will continue as long as the nightmare is in the Whitehouse.)
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To: centurion316

You’re no fun.


45 posted on 05/30/2014 11:23:07 AM PDT by paristexas
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To: Gabrial
There are just not enough police to control the feral urban youths in the inner cities.

Although your observations regarding the state of our "urban centers," such as parts of Chicago is true, I just don't see these forces being used against 0bama's sons and Holder's people.

46 posted on 05/30/2014 11:43:09 AM PDT by mojito (Zero, our Nero.)
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To: mojito

YouTube, 4 min 15 sec, CSPAN, Cruz to Eric Holder:

“Say, based on your understanding of the law, do ya think it’d be OK to drone an American sipping coffee in a cafe WITHIN the USA..?”

Watch how Cruz has to ask Holder that question FOUR SEPARATE TIMES:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uGQQOyzWen4


47 posted on 05/30/2014 6:26:17 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: cherry
Yes, keep blaming conservatives for your party's abject failures. You'll do the same thing in 2016, won't you?

What's that definition of insanity?

48 posted on 05/30/2014 6:34:48 PM PDT by COBOL2Java (I'm a Christian, pro-life, pro-gun, Reaganite. The GOP hates me. Why should I vote for them?)
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To: mojito
Why is it ok for the president to openly contemplate violence against the American people when the reverse is illegal?

Rhetorical question.

49 posted on 05/31/2014 2:38:26 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: mojito

“Although your observations regarding the state of our “urban centers,” such as parts of Chicago is true, I just don’t see these forces being used against 0bama’s sons and Holder’s people.”

In every instance I can remember, the Police are sent in to quell the riots started by the minorities in the urban city centers. The only exception I can think of are instances where it is just too dangerous for the police and they pull back and “let it burn” watching from a distance.


50 posted on 06/04/2014 6:36:41 AM PDT by Gabrial (The nightmare will continue as long as the nightmare is in the Whitehouse.)
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