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Obama Signs HR 6620 Giving Himself Lifetime Armed Protection

Obama signs law giving himself, Bush lifetime Secret Service guard
By Olivier Knox – 19 hrs ago

Former presidents have to give up rides on Air Force One. But now they don't have to give up being shadowed by the armed-and-earpieced bodyguards of the Secret Service.

President Barack Obama on Thursday signed into a law a measure giving him, George W. Bush and future former presidents and their spouses lifetime Secret Service protection, the White House announced.

The legislation, crafted by Republican Rep. Trey Gowdy of South Carolina, rolls back a mid-1990s law that imposed a 10-year limit on Secret Service protection for former presidents. Bush would have been the first former commander in chief affected.

H.R.6620 -- Former Presidents Protection Act of 2012 (Enrolled Bill [Final as Passed Both House and Senate] - ENR)

To amend title 18, United States Code, to eliminate certain limitations on the length of Secret Service Protection for former Presidents and for the children of former Presidents.

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Well I guess VPs are not worth the effort

to protect.

When government gives you rights, it can take them away.

House Arrest under House Rules?

Government's rules are not the people's rules. We still follow the Constitution. Government is in breach of their agreement.

Free includes debt-free!

I thought this was already

a perk of being POTUS...no?

I watched Guarding Tess...she was just an ex first lady.

The law cannot make a wicked person virtuous…God’s grace alone can accomplish such a thing.
Ron Paul - The Revolution

Setting a good example is a far better way to spread ideals than through force of arms. Ron Paul

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This protection was for just 10 years after leaving office.

Now, the protection is lifelong.

I assume that...

I assume that when he is impeached and deported that he looses this protection?


As if

they didn't make enough money being corporate puppets to pay for their own bodyguards.

Representing South Carolina’s 4th District, Trey Gowdy =P

Trey has fought to uphold the Constitution, rein in the ever-expanding scope of the federal government, and restore America’s trust with a renewed spirit of honesty and transparency.(sic)

E-mail Trey! http://gowdy.house.gov/biography/

"Tweet" to Trey Gowdy - https://twitter.com/TGowdySC

The DP is proof that the grassroots support for Ron Paul and his peaceful message of individual liberty is large, real, and not going away!

Does this make him free or a slave of the Treasury Dept.?


Free includes debt-free!

... and you people from the

States are always blabla blah blah... we don't have a royalty ... snicker snicker ... how can you put up with having a queen ...

The hypocracy!

Well its not like we have a choice.


Protect your assets and profit from the greatest wealth transfer in history.

Yep. Gotta have a law prohibiting som'thin-

them the only things that work, dont cha know!

CIA's probably having a cat by now thinkin bout that restriction.

"If you want something you've never had before, you have to do something you've never done before." Debra Medina

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If enough weapons are sold now, gun control becomes moot.

The same goes for ammo. More IS better at the moment. This administration is its own worse enemy (and ours, too). It's called blow-back (Ha! The perfect word for this situation.).

Too bad for BO this only applies to Presidents

and not people posing as naturally born citizens.

"We are not human beings having a spiritual experience; we are spiritual beings having a human experience"—Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

It makes me think everything is falling apart

and they are very afraid for their lives.

There are people all over the world who have lost family, homes, cities, to the US military invasion and now drones murder civilians. Bush / Obama are hated by their own country and the world.

$$$ rewards are being offered in the Middle East for the death of an American ambassador or American soldier. Of course the media continues to give us the fake propaganda picture.

As far as protecting these criminals for life. When it all falls apart there will be no protection. Disarm Americans and you are inviting invasion form those who hate America.

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They may be afraid in their now lifetime fortifide ivory towers,

but these elitists know how to treat themselves very well and our on backs. Whereas other countries hate them, we only currently demise them. We may be catching up to these hateful feelings of the rest of the world next week when this supposed new gun control E.O. comes out of the pooper-chute.

The next President

Should pardon his life sentence.

Ron Paul Was Right

What if he

What if he lives...FOREVER!?!?
Think of the cost to us as a nation.

Southern Agrarian

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Or if Bush lives forever?

Who knows what kind of longevity improvements these NWO people have already developed.

But the bottom line is that they get their guns (that we now even pay for forever), and they also want our guns.

Bite your tongue!

or your typing fingers, or something. I don't mean to be a ghoul, but when Poppa Bush was in the hospital, I could not help but be grateful that all tyrants end, even if their sons carry on.
Ever read Dune? God Emperor Bush - the Great Death Defying Worm Dictator... lol! Oooo - that is not funny.

Love or fear? Choose again with every breath.

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Worm Dictator Bush indeed.

Good one, fish. I like your analogy.