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  • FBI unsure of killing American Citizens! What is Obama up to?

    01/31/2013 6:41:27 AM PST · by Neoliberalnot · 51 replies
    Foxnews ^ | Jan 24, 2013 | Michael Coberley
    Here is the Utube link. Listen and comment as the head of the FBI is asked if Bo and the DOJ have the authority to order the killing of our own citizens inside the US. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kG80Wk9HiYs
  • McCain Proposes Indefinite Detention Without Trial for Citizens

    05/15/2011 10:15:18 AM PDT · by Nachum · 80 replies · 1+ views
    new american ^ | 4/18/2010 | Thomas R. Eddlem
    Senator John McCain (R-Ariz.) has introduced a bill that would allow the President to imprison an unlimited number of American citizens (as well as foreigners) indefinitely without trial. Known as The Enemy Belligerent Interrogation, Detention, and Prosecution Act of 2010, or S. 3081, the bill authorizes the President to deny a detainee a trial by jury simply by designating that person an “enemy belligerent.” The bill, which has eight cosponsors, explicitly names U.S. citizens as among those who can be detained indefinitely without trial: An individual, including a citizen of the United States, determined to be an unprivileged enemy belligerent...
  • Obama warns Congress, "Don't threaten my power!"

    07/10/2012 10:03:25 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 20 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 7/10/2012 | Doug Book
    The National Defense Authorization Act of 2013 (NDAA) is making its way through Congress and if it is in any way different from last year’s unconstitutional onslaught against the American public, it is only for the worse. Last year, Congress overwhelmingly passed and Barack Hussein Obama signed into law the most egregious assault on due process rights in the nation’s history. The NDAA of 2012 gave Obama unlimited authority to have members of the U.S. military detain any American citizen he suspected of posing a potential threat to the United States. According to the Act, such citizens face an indefinite...
  • Judge strikes down NDAA, rules Obama must obey Constitution

    05/19/2012 10:02:15 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 23 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 5/19/2012 | Doug Book
    In a considerable setback for a president eager to ravage the due process rights of the American people, Federal Judge Kathleen Forrest granted a preliminary injunction on Wednesday, striking down those sections of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) of 2012 which sought to provide Barack Obama the power to indefinitely detain citizens without benefit of their 5th Amendment rights. Signed very quietly into law on New Year’s Eve, the controversial Act has been roundly criticized as unconstitutional by groups on both the political left and right. Of greatest concern was Section 1021 which grants the United States military authority...
  • Federal Judge Enjoins Section 1021 - FY2012 NDAA [Blocking indefinite detention of US citizens]

    05/16/2012 7:03:24 PM PDT · by Fitzy_888 · 12 replies
    Lawfare ^ | May 16, 2012 | By Steve Vladeck
    Out today, a 68-page opinion from Judge Katherine Forrest of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, entering a preliminary injunction barring the federal government from enforcing the substantive detention authority codified by the FY2012 NDAA on the ground that enforcement of the relevant provision (section 1021) might interfere with the plaintiffs’ First and Fifth Amendment rights. There’s a lot here, including the central holding (that the NDAA is not merely a “reaffirmation” of the AUMF), but I haven’t had the chance to read it carefully yet. Suffice it to say, I imagine folks will have...
  • Obama's Plan To Seize Control Of Our Economy And Our Lives (Read this executive order)

    04/30/2012 6:06:21 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 41 replies
    Forbes ^ | 04/30./2012 | Jim Powell
    President Obama has made clear that he’s determined to continue pushing his “progressive” agenda, regardless of constitutional limitations on his power. He aims to have his way by issuing more and more executive orders. The most ominous sign of possible things to come appeared on March 16, 2012, when President Obama signed executive order 13603 about “National Defense Resources Preparedness.” This 10-page document is a blueprint for a federal takeover of the economy that would dwarf the looming Obamacare takeover of the health insurance business. Specifically, Obama’s plan involves seizing control of: * “All commodities and products that are capable...
  • Is Serfdom an Executive Order Away? (Is this E O the start of something?)

    04/07/2012 2:28:08 PM PDT · by BirdFLU · 12 replies
    Reason ^ | Sheldon Richman
    President Obama provided such a step with his March 16 Executive Order—National Defense Resources Preparedness. In it we see in detail how completely the government may control our lives—euphemistically called the “industrial and technological base”—if the president were to declare a national emergency. It is instructive, if tedious, reading.
  • Mark Levin talks about Executive Order National Defense Resources Preparedness (This is atrocious)

    03/20/2012 3:21:31 AM PDT · by kara2008 · 23 replies · 5+ views
    Mark Levin ^ | 3/19/2012 | Mark Levin
    On Monday's Mark Levin Show: Mark talks about Executive Order, "National Defense Resources Preparedness" that he recently signed. Mark says that he is very troubled at what the Order says and what is inside of it. This can be abused in the wrong hands regardless of the what the circumstances are and gives a lot of power to the President. And if we already know that Obama doesn't respect the Constitution, what will he do now with the capability of having more power?
  • Napolitano: Can the President Kill You?

    03/14/2012 5:23:22 PM PDT · by Iam1ru1-2 · 18 replies
    GOPUSA.com ^ | March 14, 2012 | Andrew P. Napolitano
    Can the president kill an American simply because the person is dangerous and his arrest would be impractical? Can the president be judge, jury and executioner of an American in a foreign country because he believes that would keep America safe? Can Congress authorize the president to do this? Earlier this week, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder attempted to justify presidential killing in a speech at Northwestern University law school. In it, he recognized the requirement of the Fifth Amendment for due process. He argued that the president may substitute the traditionally understood due process -- a public jury trial...
  • Was Breitbart LEGALLY Assassinated?

    03/04/2012 8:28:17 AM PST · by null and void · 286 replies
    vanity | 3/4/12 | null and void
    If Breitbart was assassinated, it could be perfectly legal under current US laws and policy. CIA Lawyers Maintains Citizens Could be Targets if they are at War With the U.S. December 1, 2011 The Associated Press has reported that top national security lawyers in the Obama administration have determined that U.S. citizens are legitimate military targets when they take up arms with al-Qaeda. Answering questions at a national security conference Thursday about the CIA killing of Anwar al-Alwaki, a radical American-born Muslim cleric who Obama descirbed as "the leader of external operations for Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula”. Al-Alwaki...
  • Shariah's Police: Global Governance

    02/14/2012 7:32:50 AM PST · by bayouranger · 5 replies
    Rightsidenews.com ^ | 13FEB12 | Frank Gaffney Jr
    Over the weekend, a drama with potentially horrific consequences for freedom-loving Americans played out half-a-world away. A Saudi newspaper columnist named Hamza Kashgari was detained in Malaysia, reportedly on the basis of an alert by the International Criminal Police Organization, better known as Interpol. Reuters quotes a Malaysian police spokesman as saying that, “This arrest was part of an Interpol operation which the Malaysian police were a part of.” It was apparently mounted in response to a “red notice” (or request for help apprehending an individual) issued by Saudi Arabia. Kashgari was then sent back to Saudi Arabia where he...
  • NDAA Nullification: Tennessee Bills Propose Kidnapping Charges for Federal Agents

    02/06/2012 11:37:48 AM PST · by don-o · 17 replies
    Tenth Amendment Center ^ | February 5, 2012 | TAC Daily Updates
    State and local resistance to the detention provisions contained in the National Defense Authorization Act continues to grow, rapidly emerging as a nationwide movement. The Tennessee legislature will consider HB1629 and SB2669 in the 2012 session. The legislation would effectively nullify the detention provisions in the NDAA and would also require federal agents making an arrest in the Volunteer State for any reason to first obtain written permission from the county sheriff. This bill declares that any federal law purporting to require local or state law enforcement agencies to act at the direction of the federal government or the United...