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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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The writing on the wall...

is rapidly snapping into focus.

Despite All The Scandals Obama Administration Is Involved In

they continue unabated to ratchet up the tyranny a little tighter around our collective necks.

"If we don't find God we will be ruled by our tyrants" ~ William Penn

Modern Internet: Carrier Pigeons, German Army, circa 1914.

German Internet Messenger Pigeons enter the war zone. The Great War (WW I), circa 1914.

We crush the French with a sweep across the low lands. Then we cross the channel.
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Modernes Internet: Brieftauben, deutsche Armee, circa 1914

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Guys this

is a good point. When things go south we're going to be disconnected from one another (the Internet). It will be good if we're already thinking about ways to keep communications going - that's to family, friends, liberty networks, militia groups, etc. you name it.

CB Radios?

May be the best, most reliable way to communicate in the event that cell networks and the internet go down. Not exactly secure, but faster than pigeons.

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Well that

one is obvious.

They are basically saying when the dollar crashes (or other way the system starts rapidly crashing) the military, if the president didn't have chance to authorize it, can set up martial law, and without state or local authority.

It's another way the federal government wants to keep total control, and it's total Bullshit.

I hope American citizens have plenty of guns and ammo handy. There are far more of us than them and national martial law won't happen.

Adam

needs to take note of this come July.

most ironic line in the article

A defense official who declined to be named takes a different view of the rule, claiming, “The authorization has been around over 100 years; it’s not a new authority. It’s been there but it hasn’t been exercised. This is a carryover of domestic policy.” Moreover, he insists the Pentagon doesn’t “want to get involved in civilian law enforcement. It’s one of those red lines that the military hasn’t signed up for.” Nevertheless, he says, “every person in the military swears an oath of allegiance to the Constitution of the United States to defend that Constitution against all enemies foreign and domestic.”

in defense of the authority of military rule, this knucklhead cites the Constitution as the thing being protected.

Or perhaps he is sending a message

a subtle reminder to his troops of which way he will go.

Do you expect commanders to come out openly against the administration?

Come now. pay attention. Read between the lines.

Well, for all we talk & all we say

it appears we have not one shred of power to change these PSYCHOPATHIC political elites.

News from the 5-sided Insane Asylum.

That nuthouse is nothing but bad news wrapped in a fake Flag.

Free includes debt-free!

Nullify... Nullify...

Nullify The Pentagon...

Get Tom Woods on Board!

http://youtu.be/hrnND0iTfjo (Knowledge is Freedom)
http://donttreadonliberty.org (Knowledge is Freedom)

Makes you wonder...

Benghazi, IRS, AP scandal...perfect distractions for TPTB to do something like this. This won't get reported on by anyone but us tin foil hat conspiracy theorists.

BTW-How does the federal register get changed so easily and so quickly without any public debate?

Fcuking criminals...

it won't be long now folks!

it won't be long now folks! The fat lady is clearing her throat as financial collapse is right around the corner.

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― Ron Paul

My My My ...

Do we need anymore reasons to march with Adam ?

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You don't want to go to a D.C. jail...

They should have the march in Madison WI.

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Moderator...

This needs to be on the front page!!!

Bump

front page please!