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Obama makes it illegal for U.S. citizens to criticize the government of Yemen.

I'm pretty sure this won't make ABC Evening News tonight so...

"An Executive order seeks to punish U.S. citizens even for "indirectly" obstructing dictatorial rule in Yemen.

Jeremy Scahill, who has reported extensively from Yemen over the last year, reacted to the news of this Executive Order this morning by writing: ”This Executive Order appears to be an attack on Americans’ 1st Amendment Rights and Yemenis’ rights to self-determination“; he added: ”apparently the 1st Amendment had an exception about Yemen in it that I missed.”"

Read here: http://www.salon.com/2012/05/16/obamas_new_free_speech_threa...

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Do not taunt Happy Fun Ball.

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We should get

#TheYemenGovernmentSucks trending on Twitter. Lolol

“It is not our part to master all the tides of the world, but to do what is in us for the succour of those years wherein we are set, uprooting the evil in the fields that we know, so that those who live after may have clean earth to till." -J.R.R. Tolkien

Brilliant...

... pure genius...

Plano TX

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Obama just reminding us of the stakes in

this presidential race.

Can anyone

post an example of exactly what we're not allowed to say about Yemen? I'd like to post it on facebook.

Maybe something like "Yemen's

Maybe something like "Yemen's president is a US government puppet and should be voted out of office except that the US government won't allow democracy in Yemen?"

We need to get congress to put limits on the executive branch

is not all powerful and we have free speech.
The sooner more people realize this is unconstitutional and breaking the law the sooner we the people will rise up and remove them from office. Just as they did in the first revolution.

Almost all our congress

Almost all our congress people are bought and paid for by the insurance, pharmacuetical, defense industry, oil and banking lobbies. How are we going to force congress to do anything? The average American has no more influence over their government than the average citizen of the Soviet Union had over theirs.

Yeah, well

I suppose Obama will just have his minions kill anybody who he doesn't like. That seems to be his MO these days.
The Serial-Killer Peace Prize Winner.

Any

bill that is passed into law but is un Constitutioal is no law at all and does not deserve to be enforced or followed.
Recall Obama and most all traitors in govenrment as they are the only terrorists that worry me.

"Politics ought to be the part-time profession of every citizen who would protect the rights and privileges of free men."

Dwight D. Eisenhower

The government of Yemen sucks!

The government of Yemen sucks, just like Obama sucks.

Amen brother...

...The government of Yemen sucks, just like Obama sucks and Romney sucks.... just like Bush sucked...

Bush is considered a war criminal by me and the British law lord, Lord Stein who "specifically addressed the issue of rendition in a lecture at the Bar Council. 'In operating the system of secret rendition the Bush administration placed itself above the law and placed the individuals concerned beyond the protection of the law,' he stated. 'Since Nuremberg, such kidnapping has constituted a war crime under international law. Those consciously involved are subject to the universal criminal jurisdiction of international law.' (A History of the World Since 9/11 - disaster, deception, and destruction in the war on terror," by Dominic Streatfeild (page 243 to244) A terrific book i highly recommend. Got it from the local public library.

Plano TX

The status quo with a new brazen attitude.

We've been propping up dictators for decades, but now that more people are waking up, the state is "flexing its muscles" so to speak.

This election is going to the be the "easy" part of the revolution, folks.

Will Somebody Please

Take that dang pen away from him!

" In Thee O Lord do I put my trust " ~ Psalm 31:1~

i know its a hard concept to

i know its a hard concept to remember, but presidents dont make laws. executive orders do not carry weight outside of the executive branch. If executive branch is enforcing exec orders on the general public, that should be considered an official breach or usurpation of undue power by that branch.

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except that

when we claim to be "US citizens, residing in State XX", we are actually domiciled outside the 50 union states, which makes us subject to absolute tyranny of the US gov't without constitutional protections.

We need to stop being "US citizens" and find our way back to being "state nationals". It may sound strange, but there's a huge difference.

http://www.sedm.org/Forms/MemLaw/WhyANational.pdf

Yea I would have thougt that

Yea I would have thougt that was obvious but maybe through long established usage and precedent we have come to accept this dictator like power. I'd be interested to hear legal opinions on "executive orders."

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Thanks LL! Send it to ABC

Thanks LL! Send it to ABC News, CNN, Foxnews, etc.

Don't let them ignore this!

This has to go viral

Patriots "Drudge it"...

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time

Time to hammer the airwaves and Internet with the truth.
Let play ball and toss this bs back on them.
First person to go to jail gets a grassroots funded lawyer! If your not in gitmo.

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well now

here is a few more of his exec orders
http://www.pakalertpress.com/2012/05/15/obama-has-signed-3-n...
don't know about the rest of you,but i feel SPECIAL
deacon

If we deny truth before your very eyes,then the rest of what we have to say,is of little consequence

Great article: Salon vs. Obama

Obama's prior support is so weakened by Democrats, Liberals, and Progressives finally waking up. Three groups come to mind (not that these are totally comprised of those on the left):

those who counted on Obama making good on his promise to get GMO's labeled (he not only broke his promise but hired a former top Monsanto exec as his food czar - and to my knowledge he's made no statement in support of states's rights to enact their own legislation, e.g., in VT and CA); those who bought into Obama's whole anti-war rhetoric (he not only didn't end military engagements, but has increased them); and those who opposed the Patriot Act for encroachment on our freedoms.

They're not voting for Romney if he should get the nomination. They'll either hold their nose and vote for Obama or STAY HOME. Many WOULD vote for RON PAUL.

When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe.
~ John Muir

Democrats

I'm a California Democrat and I'm pretty sure that people are completely unaware that we (former supporters) are completely pissed at election year lies. You won't hear democrats standing up for his lies unlike the republicans that held on to their love of Bush Jr after his administration. The threads that are holding the Democratic Party and the Republican Party to grass roots is eroding quickly. That's why we need Ron Paul's campaign right now.

Blue Republican

Hope you're proud of me

I did vote for George Bush, once. Second time around I voted for Ralph Nader. Last time I voted for someone whose name I'd never heard of on the Libertarian line. Like Ron Paul himself, he attracts independent thinkers, whatever their party affiliation.

When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe.
~ John Muir

Obama Constitutionalst?

He must have been studying it in college in order to determine how to best tear it to shreds in the future.

I don't think he ever meant

I don't think he ever meant to be like this-power corrupts and he's become power mad.

Why don't we...

... make a statement about the puppet regimes in the Middle East, including Yemen and sign it. Let's test our First Amendment Right.

Any other governments we could include? Bahrain, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia...?

Plano TX