|- Doug Hagmann Monday, January 2, 2012
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As the attention of most Americans was captivated by the shiny object in Times Square this weekend like infants fixated on car keys dangled in front of them, Barack Hussein Obama signed into law H.R. 1540, better known as the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Regardless of any concurrent executive signing statements that are mere window dressing and not legally binding, Obama and every member of congress who crafted and voted for this act has essentially declared war on American citizens on U.S. soil.
To quote Rush Limbaugh, “words mean things.” As a career investigator, I can assure you that words contained in local, state and federal laws most certainly mean things, and provide the legal authority for conduct sanctioned by national or state authorities without regard to any promised judicial or prosecutorial discretion that could be likened to the signing statement. The NDAA now codifies the most controversial aspects of the Patriot Act, which “candidate” Obama publicly opposed. What changed?
Any person of reasonable sensibilities should be raising a multitude of questions upon considering the current and historical conduct of the executive and legislative branches of our government. It was the attack on 9/11 that ostensibly paved the way for the Bush administration to craft the USA PATRIOT Act, which was signed into law by congress on October 26, 2001. That legislation broadened law enforcement powers well beyond the rights granted to Americans by the U.S. Constitution. While many of the provisions contained in the PATRIOT Act were scheduled to end on December 31, 2005, the U.S. Senate passed a reauthorization bill containing numerous changes in July 2005, and the House of Representatives submitted a bill that kept most of the original bill intact. The largely unchanged bill passed congressional vote on March 2, 2006 and was signed into law by George W. Bush.
Although the PATRIOT Act has gone through various subsequent incarnations, congress crafted and Obama signed a four-year extension last May, extending certain key provisions that particularly focused on businesses in the U.S. It is important to note that the manner and methods in which the U.S. government interprets and carries out the provisions of the PATRIOT Act are classified and kept secret from the American public, an issue rarely addressed by politicians or pundits. Why the secrecy?
One must also question the obvious continuity of agenda from the Bush administration to the Obama administration, and from the congress seated in 2001 through today. Despite pro-Constitutional campaign rhetoric from both Republicans and Democrats, and the rapid acquiescence of some TEA party candidates who now occupy seats of power, it is obvious that the rights of Americans granted by the very Constitution elected officials swore to uphold are under attack. Why the change?
As one looks at the larger picture, pieces of the puzzle seems to become more recognizable.
Once thought to be the fanciful designs of the conspiracy minded, there appears to be an acceleration toward one world governance, or the infamous “New World Order.” It is an agenda that has been in place for decades, yet the politically myopic and the agent facilitators deliberately avoid any discussion of its existence. Exposure of this agenda has been hobbled by the merger of major news organizations into a half-dozen corporations who control what is reported. Even many who present themselves as purveyors of the truth decline to discuss the globalist agenda, or are held hostage by big money contracts with editorial stipulations and controls.
While the attacks of 9/11 paved the way for passage of the PATRIOT Act, what could explain the draconian legislation contained in the NDAA of 2012? Looking through the prism of current events, those with intellectual honesty can readily see events unfolding that would create conditions to necessitate its implementation.
Who could have predicted the economic crisis of 2008, just two months before the U.S. presidential election? Nearly everyone who was aware of the agenda of the global elite. The economic crisis of 2008, an incident which the banking elite used the specter of martial law to fund their global operations, landed a financial sucker punch on every American with the approval of congress. Using such phrases as “too big to fail,” banking giants, facilitated by the Federal Reserve, the U.S. Treasury and members of congress knowingly and deliberately defrauded the American public out of trillions of dollars, much of which remains unaccounted for despite dubious internal financial audit reports.
While the corporate media remain lapdogs for the banking and global elite and report recovery on the horizon, the real story has yet to be told by our media and elected officials. There is a controlled demolition of not only our national economy, but the entire world economy. Look at the financial death throes of the European Union, which cannot survive, despite the best fiction from cable news economists hired to hide the truth from the masses. The consequential social upheaval will not be contained to Europe, nor will the economic apocalypse. Due to the Ponzi scheme created by the globalist bankers and government leaders from the Goldman-Sachs bloodline, Americans will find themselves in financial turmoil unseen in modern history.
Perhaps it is for those who cannot seem to take their eyes of the shiny objects, or those who camp out at big box stores for bargains on the latest and greatest electronic gadgets that the NDAA was crafted.
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I have said before and will say again. This is just another nail in the coffin of freedom in our time. The Constitution has finally been declared null and void by the Senate and the House is too cowardly to do anything about it. As we blog about what to do some of us are cleaning our weapons and getting ready for civil war.....that is right I said civil war. For without a Constitution, there is no government and without a government, the Congress and this pretender to the Presidency has no constituency. But soon, very soon indeed the spark that will ignite the conflict will be set and the conflict will be enjoined. The Republican candidates for the Presidency are also too cowardly to take a true conservative stand and as far as I am concerned, only one stands out as having the cahones to actually do something but only then if elected to the office. We really cannot wait that long and frankly, I do not truly believe that Obama and his brown shirts will wait that long either. So oil em up troops time to man up.......Semper Fi.
The Occupyer are a group rounded up so bho`s terrorist will have a place to start... Just like they did in Libya but the Occupyers dont know that they are just a shield and the terrorist will open fire and Americans will be blamed as home grown terrorist and bho is going to call for martial law, but it will not be US martials but muslims terrorist from the trainning camps around America.. Thats when we open fire not before...
Locked and loaded. I'm ready. Live free or die!!
amen i am ready
I DO care about what is happening in our country. I have cried tears when I see what is happening. Never in my life would I ever think this would happen here in my beloved country. What the hell is wrong with people who refuse to wake up??????? Are they going to do NOTHING to stop our loss of freedom and make a mockery of all those who DIED for our freedom???? What about those who have lost limbs for our freedom?? It means nothing? Any American who doesn't give a damn about freedom should be shipped to N Korea, Iran, Russia, Cuba or China. I look at any American who isn't willing to take a stand for the Constitution as a traitor. Oops, did I say that? Sorry but I don't play the politically correct BS game either.
By the way, Malcom X is Obama's dad. They are the same height/weight/body build, etc. Malcom X was a muslim.
The name Barack is in the Bible in the book of Hebrews and it says "he will be a conqueror of kingdoms and will bring about righteousness."
Read Malcom's speeches/interviews. He said he was an organizer (like Obama) and would start a WORLDWIDE movement for social justice and human rights. He said he had friends in Asia, Africa, Latin America and that it would be nearly impossible to stop it and that MILLIONS would be willing to die for this movement. Hmmmm, are we going to be invaded by foreign troops to bring about the final change?
Carrie, I agree wholeheartedly and passionately with all you just said! The PC BS leads to tyranny and death! Just look what it has done to our beloved America!
Don't know about the traitor part but am willing too die for the constitution so my sons and grand kid can live free ad anyone incoluding the thing occupying our white house can bank on that!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
If Patriots wait for the first shot to be fired, It'll be to late to organize. I've tried to talk to like minded people in my neighborhood, but I've not found any. Too busy watching "reality" shows on tv to realize what REAL REALITY IS!!! I've ventured as far from my home as I can walk, since my pu-truck is broke down, and on my SS I haven't the funds to get the tranny overhauled nor replace the tranny nor the pu. So I think I've found my solution! I'll start by selling the truck for what I can get out of it, and selling all the stuff I own, that I DON'T REALLY NEED, and most of it I can get rid of !!! I can use that money to buy a vehicle of some sorts as long as it'll run and drive, and then I'll have a way to find like minded people. I have no war experience, but I do own a gun and ammo and know how to use it. I'm female and 63, almost 64, but I'm far from being dead, yet. If I can find like minded people, that are willing to organize, and someone among them with military experience in war, then we can contact others from other states. Get enough people and take it to where they started this WAR -- WASHINGTON DC!! That's take OUR ARMY TO THEM!! If we wait for the first shot to be fired that will mean their army is at our doors and it will be too late.
It has been said by many and can be easy thought possible, that a coming Civil War is in our midsts.