0 votes

The Martial Law Act of 2006

by James Bovard

Martial law is perhaps the ultimate stomping of freedom. And yet, on September 30, 2006, Congress passed a provision in a 591-page bill that will make it easy for President Bush to impose martial law in response to a terrorist “incident.” It also empowers him to effectively declare martial law in response to what he or other federal officials label a shortfall of “public order” – whatever that means.

It took only a few paragraphs in a $500 billion, 591-page bill to raze one of the most important limits on federal power. Congress passed the Insurrection Act in 1807 to severely restrict the president’s ability to deploy the military within the United States. The Posse Comitatus Act of 1878 tightened those restrictions, imposing a two-year prison sentence on anyone who used the military within the United States without the express permission of Congress. (This act was passed after the depredations of the U.S. military throughout the Southern states during Reconstruction.)
http://ronpaulforum.info/index.php/board,11.0.html

Comment viewing options

Select your preferred way to display the comments and click "Save settings" to activate your changes.

you might be a sheeple if..........

tell me something for my own curiosity,,,,,,,does everyone here today right now, get whats really going on with this and rex 84 and posse comatatus and foreign troops here on our soil and the fact patriot act wording state that misdemeanors are terrorist act, that bush can claim dictatorship,,,,,,etc etc etc........does everyone here get that?

I posted this

on Prison Planet this morning also, whenever I think, read or hear about Martial Law, I get a really strong sick feeling in my stomach and this burning in my neck in the same spot, and when that burns, trouble is ahead, every time that warning is right.....

I don't think there will be an election this fall.

I hope I am wrong.

i get sick stomach every nite when i go to bed

every nite, i worry about my babies and whats going to happen. all the intel i keep hearing says your probably right, late summer or fall, i think the plan is to insert hillary regardless of legitimate votes and crash the dollar, however i dont think they anticipated the dollar falling as hard and as fast as it has, that i should think will make all plans expediated. im hearing on aj today that the world food shortage is also in red alert. i probably dont have to tell you but get your supply of food together like ten minutes ago and HIDE IT. i keep telling people, some listen, some dont....it breaks my heart

Tick Tick Tick

I have also heard that we are still in Martial Law from the Lincoln years and that we are also still in a State of Emergency from the FDR years. But this to me amounts to treason in my mind.

There is a book

I came across on the internet called "The Red Amendment" in reference to the supposedly unratified 14th amendment that set everything up that we are now dealing with. I have not read it yet, but it sounds like it has very detailed information concerning the federal Bankruptsy of 1933, and the State of Emergency you mentioned, as well as the setting up of our corrent corporation status. I found it on www.pacinlaw.org

boom!

boom!