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Pentagon Unilaterally Grants Itself Authority Over ‘Civil Disturbances’

The lines blurred even further Monday as a new dynamic was introduced to the militarization of domestic law enforcement. By making a few subtle changes to a regulation in the U.S. Code titled “Defense Support of Civilian Law Enforcement Agencies” the military has quietly granted itself the ability to police the streets without obtaining prior local or state consent, upending a precedent that has been in place for more than two centuries.

The most objectionable aspect of the regulatory change is the inclusion of vague language that permits military intervention in the event of “civil disturbances.” According to the rule:

"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."

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http://www.longislandpress.com/2013/05/14/u-s-military-power...




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i live by the constitution!

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The Domestic Theater of War

Has been defined

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RON PAUL 2012

The majority

of the people don't know the difference between the police and the military roles anyway. They will just shrug their shoulders and say: If I'm not doing anything wrong it won't concern me.
Remember:

When the Nazis came for the communists,
I remained silent;
I was not a communist.

When they locked up the social democrats,
I remained silent;
I was not a social democrat.

When they came for the trade unionists,
I did not speak out;
I was not a trade unionist.

When they came for the Jews,
I remained silent;
I wasn't a Jew.

When they came for me,
there was no one left to speak out.

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Jubilee.

We don't have to assemble. (Sorry, I keep wondering if Adam et al will be marching in "target" formation....)
No one has to go anywhere to do anything, except forgive and be forgiven. Yeah, it might be a little messy working out the details, but war is messy too.

This is the article that got my posting privileges revoked:
http://bklim.newsvine.com/_news/2013/05/12/18212165-dr-stan-...

love is the answer what is the question?

Believers in Christ are supposed to reflect God's love for humanity. There is a higher road to freedom but I will not condemn those who meet force with force. The consequences must be accepted whichever path you choose.

"All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent."
Thomas Jefferson

I don't have the power to condemn anyone.

I condemn aggressive ACTIONS, but that does not condemn one who uses force in defense, and it is not the same as condemning the person.
To be sure, if I could, I would probably march (unarmed) with Adam. I have had enough, and suspect if they shot a few thousand unarmed women maybe someone would finally object. Simple fact is, I can't. Even if I just gave up on my farm, sell the animals, let the garden go to weeds, I do not have the money to travel that far, and I would not be able to buy food or even pay for a campsite. It gets down to the very practical issue of money - they have been squeezing the middle class to make us too poor to fight back, and I am pretty much there.

This is the article that got my posting privileges revoked:
http://bklim.newsvine.com/_news/2013/05/12/18212165-dr-stan-...

We need to put some teeth

We need to put some teeth back into Posse Comitatus.

SteveMT's picture

I've been avoiding this thread....coping skills.

What this means is unelected people will be in charge of this country should our elected ones find themselves in a bunker deep below the Denver New World Airport. For those still naive enough to not get the implications here, I found a great buy on some low-land for sale in Florida that you should see.

Yes, there is a plan in place

now and it has been in place since 2001. You can read about it here but hold on tight to your coping skills!

http://www.constitutionally.blogspot.com/

in extraordinary emergency circumstances where prior

in extraordinary emergency circumstances where prior authorization by the President is impossible

You mean like if mass riots started becuase the first black president was on the verge of say impeachment say because of a few well timed scandals basically leaving us without a commander in chief???

Just asking.

This is aimed at Liberals and Progressives, make no mistake

This is aimed at Liberals and Progressives, make no mistake. It is obvious that, over the coming years, the current fiscal situation within the United States cannot continue. Promises will have to be broken on a breathtaking scale:

1. either whole pension classes will be privatized and liquidated in the 401k fraud, or

2. inflation will eat away at pensions, trusts, savings, and salaries.

Either way, millions upon millions of primarily public sector personnel will find the golden promises of voting progressive will find it all taken away from them.

AND THEY'RE NOT GOING TO STAND FOR IT!

Take a look at the austerity riots in Greece and Spain and other failing European states. Who are doing the rioting? Public sector personnel who are on the short end of the austerity stick!

Liberals and progressives are the ones to take to the street. They pose a threat to civil order, and the billions of bullets in the DHS stockpile are reserved for latter day hippies.

That's why I'm confident they're not coming for our guns... Unless we happen to be active in anti-austerity movements.

"Cowards & idiots can come along for the ride but they gotta sit in the back seat!"

Stockpile, stockpile,

Stockpile, stockpile, stockpile.

3rd amendment > U.S. Code

it appears the constitution is swiss cheese aged in all the wrong ways... in other news, we're fuhked.

"Let me issue and control a nation's money and I care not who writes the laws."
- Mayer Amschel Rothschild

"give me control of my own permaculture and I care a lot about what makes law"

-Permaculture Republican

that makes sense... it is the king ya know

that is why every cop in the nation-state has a pentagon halo above their heads, tyranny has been activated.

"Let me issue and control a nation's money and I care not who writes the laws."
- Mayer Amschel Rothschild

"give me control of my own permaculture and I care a lot about what makes law"

-Permaculture Republican

In other words

Authority to engage in a coup. But, naturally, only in extraordinary emergency circumstances. So everything's a-ok.

Take back the GOP and Restore America Now.

The rumblings are growing

amongst the ranks based on what I hear and read. I've heard (read) more than one account of service members forming groups in preparation of something or for when/if they are given unlawful orders. Kokesh's march will be interesting to watch.

Our family's journey from the Rocket City to the Redoubt: www.suburbiatosimplicity.com

the sad thing is, the

the sad thing is, the "educated" public will never know this recent event, when they see milliatary on the streets they will assume that government had this power of authority all along, and not realise that they had to grant themselves the ability so that nobody could call them out on going against the laws given to restrain government, laws given by the people, to the government, with an AGGREEMENT, on both sides that should the government exceed the powers expressly given, the people may see fit to dissolve said government, and install if required, a new one

whom serves whom

whom serves whom

The Government Employee War

The Government Employee War on We the People will lead to a Civil Insurrection War on our government employees.

How convenient...

just in time for Kokesh's march of course!

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Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it. ~Thomas Paine

Not as much a problem as you might think.

Military members who have watched the government turn on them are probably itching to use that firepower they have and not on Kokesh et. al. In other words, the tanks rolling down Pennsylvania Avenue may not be under control of military leaders friendly to the U.S. government.

Nice Thought

but we all saw what happened in Boston.

skippy

Right

I agree with you. As "good" of guys/gals as many of our soldiers in uniform are, the world saw what became of such people - even so-called "good people" - in the last century when drunk with the power of the German Wehrmacht.

When the American spirit was in its youth, the language of America was different: Liberty, sir, was the primary object. - Patrick Henry

I hope the msm finds

its legs again. They will be good and distracted 24/7, with Obama scandal. That's "good" cover. This news is too-big-to-report for most news agencies. This has to be part of the plan that brought us 'shelter in place'.

Time to start putting people who decide these things into prison

No more "compromise" with people who are blatantly violating constitutional limits.

My note is old & worn. Would you please read this to me?

Disclaimer: Mark Twain (1835-1910-To be continued) is unlicensed. His river pilot's license went delinquent in 1862. Caution advised. Daily Paul

This needs to be put on a few billboards

This would make a great billboard.

Probably illegal in a few states already - lol.

People wouldn't get it.

Too many big words. That takes way too much time and effort for your average American to read.

Perfect!

Just posted to Facebook

When the American spirit was in its youth, the language of America was different: Liberty, sir, was the primary object. - Patrick Henry

well, NWO hijack of America and the institutionalization

of a de jure Police State Martial Law in Amerika is now complete, I suppose...

then again:

http://www.dailypaul.com/284784/while-you-were-sleeping-obam...

either way, I'd say it's always good to re-check your supplies/inventory/investments and re-forge/re-commit personal relationships with loved ones, and especially with the 'like-minded,' on and/or offline...

if time ain't nigh? it sure seems like it is. lol...er.. .o(

hey, is that a DHS-MRAP rolling up to my neighbor's cul-de-sac?

stay tuned...

Predictions in due Time...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGDisyWkIBM

"Let it not be said that no one cared, that no one objected once it's realized that our liberties and wealth are in jeopardy." - Dr. Ronald Ernest Paul