STUPID, APATHETIC WHITES THIS IS YOUR TAX DOLLARS AT WORK!

I am thankful I don’t have a job right now because I’m not paying into this lawless government and the lazy, immigrant-welfare gold-diggers they’re supporting. Frankly, I’ve paid in enough to last a lifetime. THESE PATHETIC EXCUSES OF HUMANITY, OTHER THAN THE JEWS, ARE SPITTING IN YOUR FACES, WHILE LAUGHING ALL THE WAY TO THE BANK WITH YOUR TAX DOLLARS. IGNORANCE CAN BE CURED, BUT STUPID IS FOREVER! WHEN WILL THE STUPID AMERICAN WHITE RACE WAKE THE HELL UP? Whitewraithe~


This Woman Has Been Collecting Welfare for 12 Years – Here’s What She Thinks about Getting a Job

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by Gina Cassini | Top Right News

The woman in the video is Exhibit A of our broken welfare system, She is Kiara, 30 years old. She has been on welfare since the age of 18. That’s 12 years on government aid.

She does not have a job and doesn’t think she should get one. When asked how she feels about not having a job, she says, “I’m comfortable with it and I feel like I don’t need to look for one [a job] because I get a check from the government every month.”

WATCH:

She does look very comfortable. She certainly isn’t struggling too much to afford all the tattoos she wants, as well as a pricey handbag, hair braiding and nail job. But what she will never be able to do is provide an example of work to her children, and the cycle will go on to the next generation, just as the Democrats and LBJ designed it.

So what is Barack Obama doing to help the situation? Actually, he did something to make it much, much worse. In July 2012, Obama issued a directive gutting the Welfare Reform law that a bipartisan Congress passed and Bill Clinton signed in 1996:

This afternoon, President Obama’s Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released an official policy directive undermining the welfare reform law of 1996. The new policy guts the federal work requirements that have been the foundation of that law — one of the most successful domestic policy reforms in the 20th century.

The result is the end of welfare reform as we know it.

Why did Obama do this? Google “Cloward Piven” and it may all start to make sense.


Illegal Aliens and Activists on White House Facebook Page: ‘F*** All You White People,’ We Won

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by Jason DeWitt | Top Right News

Illegal aliens and their supporters are declaring victory on the White House’s Facebook page over Obama impending amnesty executive order. But more than simply whoopin’ it up over our Dear Leader’s latest tyrannical seizure of power, they are specifically calling out “White people”.

Remember that this is the official White House’s page, right under Obama’s announcement of the order, expected Thursday. And the White House is allowing clearly racist comments like the ones below.

As of this print, not a single one of these comments were removed. Racist comments by pro-illegal alien activists fill the page. Here are just some of them, as reported by Aurelius of PunditPress:

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Over on Twitter, more Obama supporters showing that his amnesty decree has nothing to do with racial politics. Well…not exactly.

Blacks too are joining in on the race hate? Isn’t it wonderful that we elected a president who promised us a “post-racial America“?

Instead we got a post-Constitutional America, that is more divided by race than ever.

kingobama [h/t PunditPress]

Beware a Beneficent Government

progressivesdecideThe president is an ardent progressive. This dastardly philosophy of government was brought into the American mainstream 100 years ago by a Republican, Theodore Roosevelt, and a Democrat, Woodrow Wilson. Its guiding principle is the belief that government — not individuals — is the chief engine of human progress. If that means government tearing down rich persons to help poor persons, if that means the massive redistribution of wealth, if it means federal regulation of every conceivable occupation or productive endeavor, if it means fighting an unjust war, progressives are for it.

Before the progressives, the dominant political thinkers in America were Madisonians. James Madison, who kept the notes at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia in 1787 — notes that eventually formed much of the language of the Constitution — made clear what the purposes of the Constitution were: to prescribe discrete areas of human endeavor in which the new federal government could legislate; to set forth open-ended areas of human behavior in which no government could legislate; and to leave the remaining areas of governmental endeavor in the hands of the states. The areas delegated to the federal government are only 17 in number and generally are referred to as federal powers. The areas in which no government may regulate are infinite and generally are referred to as natural rights.

The progressives have turned this philosophy on its head. TR and Wilson believed that the federal government could regulate any behavior, right any wrong, tax any event and curtail any freedom, subject only to the express prohibitions in the Constitution itself. This view of American government not only contradicts Madison, but it also contradicts the language of the Constitution itself, particularly the Ninth and Tenth Amendments, which state in writing what Madison said many times throughout his life.

President Obama, most congressional Democrats and many congressional Republicans are ardent progressives. They view Congress as a general legislature with no limits to its powers — and they mean no limits. For example, in an area clearly beyond congressional reach, such as in-state highway speed limits, the progressives found a way to extend their reach. They offered money to the states to repave their highways, with the condition that the states adhere to federally prescribed speed limits (only South Dakota declined). Once the courts gave their imprimatur to this assault on the Constitution, the feds realized that by spending taxpayer dollars — by bribing the states — they could extend their regulatory tentacles to any extra-constitutional area they chose.

Progressivism’s adherents finance the government by borrowing or by heavily taxing only the rich, both of which are sold as being painless to most voters. Yet, the former merely delays the due date of bills until tomorrow for goodies consumed today; the latter takes cash out of the free market today, where it could contribute to growth and jobs tomorrow, and puts it into the hands of the mindset that runs the Post Office and the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Progressives hate the states because they can be laboratories of less government.

They love central government and all of its creations, such as the cash-printing Federal Reserve, the wealth-stealing progressive income tax, and the concept of a federal safety net for all persons. None of this, except the income tax (which Wilson promised would not exceed 3 percent of adjusted gross income), is authorized by the Constitution.

Yet today, we are witnessing a government that is beyond ideologically progressive. Does Obama understand that progressive ideas have consequences and that governmental behavior often has unintended consequences? It would appear not, as his long train of incompetence and indifference, grounded in progressive thought, keeps picking up speed. It is crushing human freedom, destroying human wealth and even taking human lives.

Government-Protection-Property-RightsUnder his presidency, the government saddled us all with a three-sizes-fits-all version of compulsory health care (which caused more than five million persons to lose their coverage and their doctors); it has been spying on all Americans all the time (and we sleepily permit it to do so); it allowed our ambassador in Libya to be murdered (after it destroyed the lawful government there); it told illegal aliens they need not worry about deportation (and thus encouraged the immigration of hundreds of thousands more — even unaccompanied children — to our shores); it neglected veterans to the point of death in government hospitals (demonstrating conclusively that the feds cannot deliver health care); it released assets material to terrorist organizations into the theater of war in the Middle East (ostensibly in a prisoner swap to save a weird military bird who once embraced his captors); it has claimed the power to kill Americans it views as a threat to others and yet too troublesome to arrest and bring to trial (all the while claiming it has a secret reading of the Constitution and American law that somehow justifies this); and it has added $6 trillion to government debt (with no plans to repay it).

What’s going on? The modern presidency is blinded by a conceit that says it can do no wrong. This is partially the result of the passage of power from the states to the feds and from Congress to the president and partially the fault of a president who relishes telling us all how to live. In Obama’s hands, all this power produces the vast unhappiness and government recklessness we now see every day.

The same Madison whom Obama rejects warned 200 years ago against the Obama mindset:

“Experience should teach us to be most on our guard to protect liberty when the Government’s purposes are beneficent. Men born to freedom are naturally alert to repel invasion of their liberty by evil-minded rulers. The greatest dangers to liberty lurk in insidious encroachment by men of zeal, well-meaning but without understanding.”

Andrew P. Napolitano [send him mail], a former judge of the Superior Court of New Jersey, is the senior judicial analyst at Fox News Channel. Judge Napolitano has written seven books on the U.S. Constitution. The most recent is Theodore and Woodrow: How Two American Presidents Destroyed Constitutional Freedom. To find out more about Judge Napolitano and to read features by other Creators Syndicate writers and cartoonists, visit creators.com.

Source: http://tenthamendmentcenter.com/2014/06/12/beware-a-beneficent-government/

The Audacity of Dopes

Seal_of_the_US_Presidential_Libraries_(blue_and_gold_version)Illinois Madness Never Stops; House Committee Wants Taxpayers to Spend $100 Million on Barack Obama Library

Illinois is broke. Its public pension plans are the most troubled in the nation.

Illinois passed massive “temporary” tax hikes to fix the pension problem, but that did not make a dent in  the problem.

Nonetheless, ideas to waste more taxpayer money are always on the table. Here’s a recent example.

$100 Million for Barack Obama Library

Today, the Illinois Policy Institute reports by email …

An Illinois House Committee wants taxpayers to pay $100 million for a Barack Obama library. Somehow, House Speaker Michael Madigan thinks this is an appropriate use of funds despite the state’s more than $100 billion pension crisis and $6.6 billion in unpaid bills.

In accepting hefty taxpayer dollars for this venture, President Barack Obama is setting himself apart from his recent predecessors, former presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush.

Clinton’s library, located in Little Rock, Ark., was funded solely through private donations, according to the Clinton Foundation. Clinton’s “$165 million facility was built entirely through private funds. It’s just a fact,” said Jordan Johnson, a spokeswoman for the Clinton Foundation.

Likewise, Bush’s library, located at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, was also funded through private donations.

The Barack Obama Foundation, tasked with planning the development of Obama’s presidential library, has yet to determine the site of the future library. In fact, the foundation’s board of directors is receiving proposals through June 16 and does not intend to announce its final decision until 2015. The Illinois House Committee’s $100 million proposal will now go to the full House.

On its website, the Barack Obama Foundation defines its mission as developing a presidential library that “reflects President Obama’s values and priorities throughout his career in public service.” Interestingly enough, the first value listed is “expanding economic opportunity.” But more than 600,000 Illinoisans woke up today and didn’t have a job to go to, and thousands more face underemployment. To them and many others, it’s clear the president has fallen short on accomplishing his goal of “expanding economic opportunity” to the Land of Lincoln, where he launched his political career as a state senator 18 years ago.

Obama’s staff expects the library to cost $500 million or more. And the costs won’t stop there. The day-to-day operations and maintenance of the United States’ 13 presidential libraries cost taxpayers $75 million in fiscal year 2013 alone.

This figure strikes an interesting contrast. Illinois politicians, who are demanding that we extend the 2011 tax hike so that “draconian” spending cuts in public and human services do not go into effect – are attempting to subsidize a monument in dedication to the legacy of the most prolific fundraiser in history – on the backs of poor and middle-class families in Illinois.

Jane McEnaney
Manager of Government Affairs

Illinois Madness Never Stops

In March, House Speaker Michael Madigan proposed 3% surcharge on income over $1 million

Also this year, progressives argued for a blank check proposal for more tax hikes. For details, please see Picking-Your-Pocket Numbers: How Much More Will You Pay?

Now the legislature wants to waste $100 million for a Barack Obama Library.

In Illinois, the madness never stops.

Mike “Mish” Shedlock
Source: http://globaleconomicanalysis.blogspot.com

Related: Quinn says Obama library should get private funds too

WW~Notes: I could not believe my ears when I heard this on CBS news this morning.  The absolute worst, most pathetic, stupid, dictatorial president in American history will also get a library paid with $100 million in “available” pension funds?  Whose pension funds?  Why are they available for such a trivial expenditure?  This fracking government and the people supporting Obama are insane.  The country is bankrupt, however, most people fail to see that reality.  We are on the brink of a total economic, financial collapse and the media is talking about building a public reminder to a treasonous, imposter president who has no business even sitting in the oval office.  Goddamn, he’s not even an AMERICAN for Christ’s sake!!!  We’ve got people starving on the streets of our cities and towns with laws in place that can arrest decent people who try to help the homeless and downtrodden, but, we’re going to build a fucking library to the all-time president of stupid.  Please excuse my profanity but this situation is past the point of bizarre.  The country’s alleged leaders, ass-kissers everyone, have truly dropped the American people into a twisted, corrupt twilight zone where sanity left the building long before we arrived.    

Lying Federal Reserve Chairman and Jewess, Janet Yellen, declared to Congress economy recovering

No Janet Yellen, The Economy Is NOT “Getting Better”!!

Janet YellenOn Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, new Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen went before Congress and confidently declared that “the economic recovery gained greater traction in the second half of last year” and that “substantial progress has been made in restoring the economy to health”.  This resulted in glowing headlines throughout the mainstream media such as this one from USA Today: “Yellen: Economy is improving at moderate pace“.  Sadly, tens of millions of Americans are going to believe what the mainstream media is telling them.  But it isn’t the truth.  As you will see below, there are all sorts of signs that the economy is taking a turn for the worse.  And when the next great economic crisis does strike, most Americans will be completely and totally unprepared because they trusted our “leaders” when they told us that everything would be just fine.

It is amazing how deceived people can be.  Just consider the case of 56-year-old Brian Perry.  He is a former law clerk that has applied for nearly 1,500 jobs since 2008 without any success.  But he says that he is “optimistic” that he will get another job soon because he believes that the economy is recovering

By his own count, Brian Perry has applied for nearly 1,500 jobs since being let go as a law clerk in 2008. The 56-year old Perry lives in Rhode Island, where the 9.1 percent unemployment rate is 2.5 percentage points above the national average.

Perry remains optimistic that a job is forthcoming. He thinks a more robust economy would create better opportunities for the long-term unemployed like him.

Let us certainly hope that Perry does find a new job soon.  But if he does, it won’t be because we are experiencing an “economic recovery”.  Just consider the following facts…

-In January, we were told that the U.S. economy “created” 113,000 new jobs.  But that figure was arrived at only after adding a massive seasonal adjustment.  In reality, the U.S. economy actually lost 2.87 million jobs in January.  During the past decade, the only time the U.S. economy has lost more jobs in January was during 2009.  At that time, the U.S. economy was suffering through the peak of the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression.

-Prominent retailers are closing hundreds of stores all over the United States.  Things have gotten so bad that some are calling this a “retail apocalypse“…

  • JC Penney, which lost $586 million in three months in 2013, is planning to close 33 stores in 19 states and lay off 2,000 people. JC Penney’s stock has lost 84 percent of its value since February 2012.
  • Sears has decided to shut down its flagship store in Downtown Chicago, and it has closed 300 stores in the United States since 2010. Stock analyst Brian Sozzi noted that Sear’s inventory levels have fallen by 23.7 percent since 2006. He also noted that Sears had $4.4 billion in cash and equivalents in 2005 but $609 million in cash and equivalents in 2012. Sozzi, who calls himself a guerrilla analyst, has a blog full of disturbing pictures of empty Sears stores.
  • Macy’s, one of the few retail success stories, is planning to close five stores and eliminate 2,500 jobs.
  • Radio Shack is preparing to close 500 stores, according to The Wall Street Journal.
  • Best Buy recently closed 50 stores and eliminated 950 jobs at stores in Canada.
  • Target announced plans to eliminate 475 jobs and not fill 700 empty positions to reduce costs.
  • Aeropostale is planning to close 175 stores.
  • Blockbuster has closed down all of its stores.

-McDonald’s is reporting that sales at established U.S. locations were down 3.3 percent in January.

-In January, real disposable income in the U.S. experienced the largest year over year decline that we have seen since 1974.

-As I wrote about the other day, the number of “planned job cuts” in January was 12 percent higher than 12 months earlier, and it was actually 47 percent higher than in December.

-Only 35 percent of all Americans say that they are better off financially than they were a year ago.

-What is happening to the U.S. stock market right now very closely resembles what happened to the U.S. stock market just before the horrific stock market crash of 1929.  Just check out the chart in this article.

For dozens more statistics that show that the U.S. economy is not improving, please see this article and this article.

Meanwhile, things continue to unravel all around the rest of the globe as well.

In previous articles, I have detailed how the reckless money printing by the Federal Reserve has inflated massive financial bubbles in emerging markets all over the planet.  Now that the Fed is “tapering”, those bubbles are starting to burst and we are witnessing a tremendous amount of economic chaos.  Here are three more examples…

#1 Ghana:

Ghanaian Economist Dr. Theo Richardson says Ghana’s economy will crash by June this year if the Bank of Ghana continues with its kneejerk measures to rescue the cedi.

“The government is facing liquidity problems and if we don’t get the appropriate remedies to address the issues at hand the situation may worsen and by June the economy may crash,” Dr. Richardson said.

#2 Kazakhstan:

With only $24.5 billion left in FX reserves after valiantly defending major capital outflows since the Fed’s Taper announcement, the Kazakhstan central bank has devalued the currency (Tenge) by 19% – its largest adjustment since 2009. At 185 KZT to the USD, this is the weakest the currency has ever been as the central bank cites weakness in the Russian Ruble and “speculation” against its currency as drivers of the outflows (which will be “exhausted” by this devaluation according to the bank). The new level will improve the country’s competitiveness (they are potassium heavy) but one wonders whether, unless Yellen folds whether it will help the outflows at all.

#3 India:

In the wake of a global stock market sell-off driven by worries over slower growth in emerging markets, the head of India’s central bank, Raghuram Rajan, criticized the U.S. Federal Reserve as it pressed on with plans to dial back its monthly bond purchases: “International monetary co-operation has broken down,” said Rajan, who added that “the U.S. should worry about the effects of its polices on the rest of the world.”

We have reached a “turning point” for the global financial system.  Things are beginning to fall apart both in the United States and all around the world.

But at least the dogs at the White House are eating well.  Just consider the following photo that was recently tweeted by Michelle Obama

Dogs In The White House

Source: http://theeconomiccollapseblog.com/archives/no-janet-yellen-the-economy-is-not-getting-better

WW~Notes: When the White House dogs eat better than the people in America, we’ve got major problems!  Michelle Obama is an utter disgrace to the office and title of “First Lady.”

The height of repugnance from the Obama administration

lord-king-obamaOver the course of the day I’ve scanned a multitude of depressive news and events taking place in America, but this last piece just infuriated me to the inth degree.

I happened to land on Huffington Post, which ordinarily I never read for obvious reasons.  Reading about the trials and tribulations of well paid middle-aged Americans who lost their long term jobs and are now part of the group that congress denied additional unemployment benefits, I briefly looked over at the sidebar and the hype about the gown Michelle Obama wore to the recent State Dinner caught my eye.  Out of sheer curiosity about what that fat moose wore got the best of me.  So, I clicked the link and got a really good scare.  Talk about curiosity killing the cat – sometimes it’s better to not know no matter how tempting.

The cost of the Carolina Herrera black lace and powder blue gown was $12,000 which I might add taxpayers footed the bill.  Adding too, I haven’t made a $12,000 annual salary in the past ten years, but this witch is wearing a one-event piece of clothing that no one will ever see again.

Herrera also designed for Princess Diana and I can truthfully say FLOTUS is no Princess, but you would think so reading the smarmy comments at HuffPost.  I wanted to gag!

The irony is so blatantly obvious when it comes to America’s money woes; the Fed doesn’t mind printing money if it concerns them or their ilk, but paying out the other half of  unemployment benefits which employers already paid in taxes and surtaxes to the government under the Federal Unemployment Tax Act is an area that the greedy Fed bastards could care less about.

Yet, princess-wannabe, Michelle Obama walks out of the now Jew Black House in a piece of clothing that costs more than most people make in a year’s time.  That is the height of repugnance.

I thought only the Brits were full of that much guile.

I guess it really is true – the U.S. is still a British colony because the monarchial upper classes are showing their royal asses.

If you want to see FLOTUS in her 12K gown because I’m not putting her disgraceful mug on this blog: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/02/11/michelle-obama-state-dinner-2014_n_4770550.html?utm_hp_ref=mostpopular

Whitewraithe~

Related: Unemployed Americans Increasingly Frustrated With Congressional Inaction

This is why Obama gets away with what he does (by a black woman)

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Sylvia Thompson is a black conservative writer whose aim is to counter the liberal spin on issues pertaining to race and culture.

As a conservative black American who ignores the concept of “self-muzzling” (translated “political correctness”), I have been asked several times why it is that Barack Obama and Eric Holder can do the unlawful, unjust things that they are doing. People who ask me this are Caucasian Americans. I reply in all instances that these men are lawless because white people allow them to be lawless. There are not enough conservative blacks who oppose the Obama regime to make much of a difference. In fact, there are not enough blacks in America (if we all opposed them) to stop these men.

I focus on these two, because they are the chief law officials in this country. The power that they wield over American citizens is tremendous. They set the tone for legality or illegality, and they have chosen the latter. They set the tone for racial harmony or disharmony, and they have chosen the latter.

That being the case, if white Americans continue to run scared at the sound of the term “racist,” these two will continue on their paths of destroying the country. I am convinced that Obama was groomed for politics by the left for the reason that he could be used as an object of “racism.” (The left, in this instance, being the conglomerate of powerful progressive, background players who manipulate politics to their benefit.) These controlling entities must have known that Obama was ill-equipped for the task of leading a great nation and would eventually be exposed as ill-equipped. When that eventuality happened, the race card would be the strategy used to scare off white folks. And so far, the scheme is working.

I do not think that a majority of Americans support the Obama regime or the left and its liberal, godless ideology. The leaders of the supposed opposition to the liberal left, however, are very weak. Those leaders are running scared from the charge of “racist,” and they have, effectively, left conservative America without oppositional political leadership. That is not to say that conservatives have no strong, out-spoken supporters of conservatism, it is just that these spokespeople are not in power. Elitist Republicans, who are in power, are as much a hindrance to conservatives as are their liberal foes.

In a similar vein, I have heard conservatives decry the moral and spiritual decline of our country. They say that it is difficult to see how we could have degenerated so far in so short a time. One commentator voiced confusion over how the same nation could have elected a George W. Bush twice (notwithstanding the flaws in Bush’s conservatism) and someone like Barack Obama twice.

The explanation for that confusion comes from facts that many conservatives, especially leaders, are not willing to face. Obama’s first election was predicated on a host of lies and media propaganda. Crucial information about him was covered over and hidden. He won the second time because four million Republicans (many of them conservatives) stayed home. Those voters knew that the Libertarian-led Republican leadership despised them as values voters and believers in God’s role in this country’s successes. They simply reached their wits’ end at being used in the same way that the Democrats use blacks and other minorities. So they stayed home. And I think they will continue to avoid the establishment Republicans’ choices of feckless, non-conservative, non-fighter candidates.

Until my Caucasian fellow Americans wake up to this reality – that Obama does what he does because they allow him to – they will continue to be victimized. The nation will continue to be victimized.

© Sylvia Thompson

http://www.renewamerica.com/columns/sthompson/130903

Ooops! Obama’s pissed-off the Jews

WW~Notes: Obviously, Mitt Romney is not going to be any better, or, a benefit to the Executive Office.  It’s like “trading the devil for the witch,” but Barak Obama has to be a one-term president.  He has to go come November, and it seems that the Jews have also had enough from this buffoon.   

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UN Gun Grab Follows State Department Plan

“Complete disarmament” of the American people

Paul Joseph Watson
Infowars.com
Monday, July 16, 2012

The UN Arms Trade Treaty that has been identified by observers as a flagrant threat to the second amendment and which Barack Obama is determined to sign has its roots in a 1961 State Department memorandum which explains how the United Nations will oversee “complete disarmament” of the American people under the ruse of preventing war.

The UN Arms Treaty has caused so much controversy because it outlines a plan to target “all types of conventional weapons, notably including small arms and light weapons,” according to Forbes’ Larry Bell.

Former US Ambassador to the UN John Bolton also warns that the agreement “is trying to act as though this is really just a treaty about international arms trade between nation states, but there is no doubt that the real agenda here is domestic firearms control.”

A letter sent last month by 130 Republican House members to President Obama argued that the treaty should be rejected because it infringes on the “fundamental, individual right to keep and bear arms”. The letter adds that “…the U.N.’s actions to date indicate that the ATT is likely to pose significant threats to our national security, foreign policy, and economic interests as well as our constitutional rights.”

Using the rhetoric of the threat post by terrorists, insurgents and “international crime syndicates,” the UN is busy trying to imply that all weapons are somehow involved in illegal activity on a global scale and should therefore be controlled and regulated by a global authority.

This is precisely the same language used in a 1961 U.S. State Department briefing which outlined a long term agenda to carry out a “Program for General and Complete Disarmament in a Peaceful World.”

Invoking the threat of nuclear warfare, the document spells out a plan to create a “United Nations Peace Force” that would “enforce the peace as the disarmament process proceeds.”

While the document initially focuses on scrapping nuclear weapons, it later makes it clear that the only groups allowed to own weapons of any kind would be governing authorities, “for the purpose of maintaining internal order,” and the UN “peacekeeping” force itself, which would require “agreed manpower.”

“The manufacture of armaments would be prohibited except for those of agreed types and quantities to be used by the U.N. Peace Force and those required to maintain internal order. All other armaments would be destroyed or converted to peaceful purposes,” states the document.

While the memorandum outlines a broader mandate to destroy national sovereignty, eviscerate national armies and institute the UN as the planet’s supreme authority with a world army, the document serves as a stark reminder that the plan for the United Nations to oversee the abolition of the second amendment has been in the works for decades.

As Bell points out in his Forbes article, the threat of the Obama administration relying on a UN treaty to do what successive administrations have tried but failed to accomplish – taking a huge bite out of the second amendment – is by no means far fetched.

After all, a plethora of UN treaties and international agreements have already stripped the United States of its sovereignty and its power to decide its own laws. The power to authorize U.S. involvement in wars and conflicts has now been almost completely stripped from Congress and handed to the United Nations.

Following Barack Obama’s arrogant rebuff of Congress in seeking approval to strike Libya, during which he churlishly remarked, “I don’t even have to get to the Constitutional question,” Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta affirmed that the U.S. now requires “international permission” before deciding on its military policy.

Other Obama-endorsed UN power grabs like the Law of the Sea Treaty (LOST) as well as Agenda 21 and sustainable development are also serving to decimate national sovereignty and remain almost completely under the radar.

You only need to look at the European Union, which now crafts around 50 per cent of the laws made in member states like Britain, to understand how unelected global institutions can and have dictated policy on a national level.

The UN Arms Trade Treaty presents an existential threat to the guns rights of American citizens and should be rejected for what it is – yet another attempt by the Obama administration, in the aftermath of the Fast and Furious scandal, to abolish the second amendment by stealth.

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Paul Joseph Watson is the editor and writer for Prison Planet.com. He is the author of Order Out Of Chaos. Watson is also a regular fill-in host for The Alex Jones Show and Infowars Nightly News.

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Codex Alimentarius: UN Food Securitization Scheme

WW~Notes: My apologies for the lack of blog posts; I’ve been sick with sinus problems, then I suffered a Grand Mal seizure last week which was a reaction to medication I take daily.  I’m trying to get back on track and there is a considerable amount of information to plow through.  So, please bear with me.

By Susanne Posel, BLN Contributing Writer

In 2008, using the toxic industrial chemical melamine in liquid infant formula, 6 babies died while more than 303,000 became deathly ill from exposure in China. At the time, the UN Codex Alimentarius Commission (CAC) had allowed for the maximum limit of 1 milligram per kilogram of formula. Now the CAC has revised that maximum to 0.15 millgrams per kilogram of formula.

Melamine is a dangerous chemical used in the manufacturing of dishes and kitchen cooking-ware. The Chinese used the chemical in a watered-down solution in infant formula under the guise that it tested positive for protein enrichment. However, using a man-made chemical in consumptive sources does not make sense when nutritional value is a concern.

Chinese rice and wheat gluten also contain melamine and was found in concentrations of dangerous levels when pet food exported from the region was tested in 2007. The cats and dogs that ate the food died from kidney failure, says WHO.

Reports have also concluded that melamine has caused the development of kidney stones and other kidney damage in adults.

The CAC is a UN intergovernmental body made up of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the World Health Organization (WHO), 170 international governmental representatives ; including the European Commission. Under the CAC, the UN seeks to take over food prices internationally by controlling food trade and reforming consumer health.

They oversee international food standards and make sure that government implement them with the influence of non-governmental organizations (NGOs).

Right now, in Rome, Italy, the CAC are having their 35th Session of the Codex Alimentarius Commission. On their agenda is the Draft Codex Strategic Plan 2014-2019 where the CAC are developing a “science-based and globally applicable international standards for food and promote use of these standards by countries.”

At the meeting, the CAC decided on maximum uses of the toxic chemical ractopamine, an MRLs, which enhances the leanness of livestock meat. Separate permits for beef and pork will be established to “take down any trade barriers caused by an improper ban on the use of ractopamine,” according to US representatives.

Imported beef into the US contains residue of ractopamine.

The CAC is priming themselves to be the “effective, inclusive, and trusted global leader in setting food standards” where they will have complete control over “food safety, quality, and food trade”. In conjunction with WHO and the FAO, the CAC will have exclusive oversight “to track progress toward [the] accomplishment of the goals” of the UN to securitize food globally.

Between 2014 – 2019 the Strategic Plan of the CAC is intended to be fully implemented by international mandate “to meet the needs” of their stakeholders and members. The specifics of the Strategic Plan, adopted by resolution by WHO will be enforced by the UN agency. FAO will be tasked with “[improving] quality and safety for food at all stage of the food chain.”

CAC believes that with population growth, climate change and “the growing demand for food” four strategic goals must be implemented with the global vision reflected by:

• UN standards on food
• Based on science
• Demanded participation of the international community

The CAC exclusively bases their food standards on scientific developments to protect public health and the global food trade. By exchanging financial support from member states for scientific research and development to ensure that food be created for the consumption of developing nations.

In these developing countries, the CAC demands participation by financial blackmail with monies from the Codex Trust Fund. They promote governmental allowance of UN programs and structures in line with sustainable national funding by the UN.

Earlier this year, President Obama announced that Codex Alimentarius would be the foundation of his new initiative to merge the pharmaceutical corporations and the US government to identify new uses for drugs that have already been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

It was admitted that:

  • There may be need for new human trials, putting the general public at a health risk
  • Genetic engineering will be used to discover exclusive pharmaceutical needs for all new and old diseases
  • Vitamin supplement industry will be systematically phased out

Obama’s executive order Establishing the National Prevention, Health Promotion and Public Health Council in 2010 which empowered the CAC to enact their international food standards in the US.

The US Senate gave their approval of this UN takeover of our food, vitamins and medicinal substances with the Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act, S. 3187. This allows the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to charge “user fees” to drug corporations to create what they call “safety and efficiency reviews”. After the pharmaceutical companies quietly buy their FDA approved reviews, their drugs are given the green light and introduced into the general public. This financial relationship with the US government and the drug corporations, in conjunction with the UN, is a deception that will lead to declines in health and well-being of the general public.

But, remember, this is what this scheme was designed to do. The global Elite want 90% of the world’s population dead because a small group is easier to control.

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U.S. Will Sign Gun Control Treaty July 27, 2012

Without any national debate — and after secret negotiations — Obama is going to sign the Arms Trade Treaty which will lead to UN imposed gun control.

WW~Notes: Just in case there are doubters out there here is additional information -

UN Arms Trade Treaty a Sinister Gun Control Ploy

UN Conference on the Arms Trade Treaty
2-27 July 2012 New York

The Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) Conference is convening at United Nations Headquarters in New York on 2 – 27 July 2012. Negotiations will be conducted “to elaborate a legally binding instrument on the highest possible common international standards for the transfer of conventional arms.” Its stated objective is to regulate arms trade to the greatest degree possible; its sinister true purpose is global gun bans, and the disarmament of free peoples!

This binding instrument will be under U.N. Control, carried out by the 193 Member States of the U.N. In addition, hundreds of representatives from NGOs (non-governmental organizations), public interest groups, the arms industry, media and inter-governmental organizations will attend.

The bleeding heart, anti-gun, disarmament propaganda is rife:

“From 2-27 July, all countries of the world will come together in New York to negotiate what is seen as the most important initiative ever regarding conventional arms regulation within the United Nations. A robust arms trade treaty can make a difference for millions of people confronted with insecurity, deprivation and fear.”

Indeed, the entire enterprise of ostensible U.N. Small arms “regulation” actually runs under the auspices of UNODA, the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs…

But surely you were in no confusion about the real agenda behind the ATT, the U.N. Small Arms Treaty, and the vital and urgent necessity to SHUT DOWN Obama Administration promotion of United States ratification of this coming-like-a-freight-train disarmament treaty?

If you WERE, here’s news. UNODA just released their press kit for the ATT conference, and it is a doozy. Included is a lengthy paper by the U.N.’s Coordinating Action on Small Arms (CASA) program entitled “The Impact of Poorly Regulated Arms Transfers on the Work of the U.N.”

This paper claims, as does the ATT itself, that the big problem with “arms violence” the world faces is a lack of agreed standards on arms transfers. Nonsense, of course:

One big problem the world faces in this regard is that many U.N. Member states are despotisms, dictatorships, supporters of terrorists, or simply incapable of controlling their own borders.

But the CASA paper insists that the job of the U.N. Is to make the case for a very broad treaty. As CASA puts it, “Advocacy efforts should be developed…through relevant reports and op-eds, messages, and statements at relevant meetings and to the press.” Here comes the U.S. Taxpayer-funded U.N. Propaganda!

Ominously, the ATT repeatedly ALSO signals that “the problem” is as much lawful ownership as it is the international arms trade. And although the U.N. Keeps protesting on the one hand that it “does not aim to impede or interfere with the lawful ownership and use of weapons” within member states, this CASA paper bluntly states that “United Nations agencies have come across many situations in which various types of conventional weapons have been…misused by lawful owners” and that the “arms trade must therefore be regulated in ways that would…minimize the risk of misuse of legally owned weapons.”

And just how, pray tell, would the ATT do that if it doesn’t “impede” or “interfere” with lawful ownership?

Clearly, those negotiating the U.N. Gun Treaty aren’t just concerned with lawful ownership; they are also campaigning against “community attitudes” that “contribute to the powerful cultural conditioning that equates masculinity with owning and using a gun, and regards gun misuse by men as acceptable.”

All this just further confirms that the U.N. Regards gun ownership – even under national constitutional protection and for lawful activities – as a dangerous cultural failure that it needs to redress under global governance, by international treaty that trumps our U.S. Constitution. The ATT will NOT abide the principle that self-defense is an inherent right, and our Second Amendment guarantees ARE DEEPLY IMPERILED BY THE U.N. GUN TREATY!

This strong emerging evidence further proves that the ostensible objectives of the U.N. Small Arms Treaty are mere camouflage, and the real purpose IS stealth gun control to gut our Second Amendment rights! STOP Obama from wasting millions of American tax dollars on negotiations to empower gun-grabbing globalists!

And according to additional analysis by the Heritage Foundation, if passed the U.N. Gun Treaty, officially titled the U.N. Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) WILL INCREASE THE THREAT OF ARMED TERRORISM despite its proclaimed purpose to reduce the ability of terrorists to acquire weapons!

While the United Nations’ ATT has never focused exclusively on terrorism (after all, they want to grab YOUR guns more than anything else), terrorism is among the most often cited justifications for negotiating this international civilian disarmament.
Take the U.N. General Assembly’s Resolution 64/48, adopted on January 12, 2010, for example. It states that: “problems relating to the unregulated trade in conventional weapons… can fuel instability, transnational organized crime and terrorism.” Then on April 16 of this year, Assistant Secretary of State Thomas Countryman said that an ATT would “help prevent the acquisition of arms by terrorists and criminals.”

Sounds nice, doesn’t it? Well, don’t be fooled. This is just part of a SHAM to pull the wool over YOUR eyes and the eyes of every other legal gun owner in America.

Not only has the blithering United Nations never defined terrorism – but a definition of terrorism wouldn’t matter anyway, Heritage Foundation analysis reveals. “The ATT cannot prevent nations from arming terrorists if nations do not agree on who the terrorists are, or on what constitutes terrorism.”

YOU READ THAT RIGHT! The United Nations Arms Trade Treaty is so feckless and phony, it fails to identify terrorism, or even try to define it, never mind commit to its prevention! The ATT’s alleged purpose is a SHAM, A FRONT TO GRAB YOUR GUNS – NOT STOP TERRORISM! Let’s not forget, insofar as the dysfunctional U.N. is capable of ANY meaningful efforts, the Security Council has already “addressed” this issue!

Despite its pathetic, moral-relativist inability to agree on a definition of terrorism – in the aftermath of 9/11, U.N. Security Council Resolution 1373 passed unanimously on September 8, 2001 requiring ALL U.N. members to “take action against terrorism,” including “eliminating the supply of weapons to terrorists.”

The Security Council, which supposedly exists to maintain international peace and security, even has the authority to back up its resolutions using armed force – unlike the ATT, which will be based on national implementation with no means of enforcement whatsoever.

So, what possible need is there for yet another U.N. initiative on such contentious matters (“one government’s terrorist is another government’s freedom fighter”)? Why bother with the upcoming negotiations at a conference to be held July 2-27 in New York? Why chance increasing the risk of armed terrorism? …Because the U.N. Arms Trade Treaty isn’t about terrorism at all.
It’s about disarming civilians like you.

THE THUGS AT THE UN ARE UNSUSTAINABLE!

The United Nations in fact regularly legitimizes “approved” terrorism and their declarations regularly contain legalese to the effect that the U.N. recognizes “the right of self-determination of all peoples, taking into account the particular situation of peoples under colonial or other forms of alien domination or foreign occupation.”

This even applies to the U.S. and our allied presence in Iraq and Afghanistan, to justify the so-called “rights” of Hamas, Hezbollah, the Taliban, al-Queda factions and other mass-murdering terrorist groups to attack the United States of America and our foreign allies…

If the U.N. Arms Trade Treaty passes and contains – as it no doubt will – language to this effect, any “nation” or “liberation movement” that wishes to assist a terrorist organization could claim the right of all people to realize their self-determination against a government that did not respect this right – and the U.N. could do nothing about countries arming terrorist organizations to the gills!

The utter lack of enforcement muscle, failure of focus and absence of overall commitment by the U.N. to fight terrorism (as this treaty is falsely touted to do) proves this whole U.N. Arms Trade Treaty business is nothing more than a political scheme and façade to disarm American citizens. It is a dangerous, duplicitous Trojan horse imperiling our Second Amendment rights, and a waste of time, effort and our tax dollars in the fight against terrorism!

The obsolete UN failed their only charter from 68 years ago. It was for world peace. Isn’t that a laugh! They do not ever account for how all their billions are spent. Whistleblowers mysteriously jump off their buildings.

Now, we know the U.N. must appear ever-busy with meetings and conferences in order to ‘justify’ their paychecks in the eyes of taxpayers like you. After all, without funding from your U.S. tax dollrs, the United Nations would cease to exist, just like negotiations for the Arms Trade Treaty, or ‘Small Arms Treaty’ if you prefer, would cease to exist if ONLY our elected representatives would act!

Congress needs to ENACT legislation banning the use of taxpayer funds for U.N. They seek war and chaos never peace. They now seek remove our sovereignty and our 2nd amendment Right to Keep and Bear Arms.

Keep the pressure on Washington to ENDORSE AND ENFORCE the REHBERG AMENDMENT of H.R. 2827 and the Second Amendment Sovereignty Act, S. 2205, in the Senate – and secure our Right to Arms!

When passed H.R. 2827 and S. 2205 will prohibit this current anti-gun rights ploy in the U.N., as well as block all future presidents from using “the voice, vote, and influence of the United States, in connection with negotiations for a United Nations Arms Trade Treaty, to restrict in any way the rights of United States citizens under the Second Amendment to the Constitution of the United States, or to otherwise regulate domestic manufacture, assembly, possession, use, transfer, or purchase of firearms, ammunition, or related items, including small arms, light weapons, or related materials.”

Only by preserving our gun rights can we be free in the breach to stand our ground against the freedom-crushing “laws” and federal tyranny that imperil us… loss of liberty, corruption, and overspending that has bankrupted our national economy and our own checking accounts.

Very soon the United Nations will begin negotiations on the bill that attempts to destroy our Second Amendment Right to Keep and Bear Arms AND bankrupt American gun manufacturers through costly regulation… UNLESS WE STOP IT NOW!

The proposed global “Small Arms Treaty” is cleverly premised to fight “terrorism,” “insurgency” and even “international crime syndicates” – but it goes much further…

In a nutshell, this is no less than an international gun-grab that works by overriding our national sovereignty.

The U.N. Gun Ban Treaty shreds the Tenth Amendment, as well as decimating our Second Amendment rights guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution, by “authorizing” the federal government to assert itself (and its preemptive powers) over state regulatory prerogatives!

The Second Amendment Sovereignty Act, S. 2205, which will BAN U.S. funding of the United Nations Gun Ban negotiations, and PROTECT our Constitutionally protected right to arms. Without funding, the international conspiracy to rob us of our Second Amendment right to keep and arms will be stopped in its tracks!

The Obama administration is working hand-in-hand with the United Nations to ban the import and sale of firearms and ammunition around the world – including right here in the United States! The U.N.’s Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) is no less than an open attack on our Second Amendment rights, an assault on the Constitution of the United States of America, and Barack Hussein Obama’s backing and support of it amounts to no less than treason.

The preliminary conferences and pre-meetings are already out of the way, and the U.N. Arms Trade Treaty Conference will be held July 2-27 in CLOSED SESSIONS in New York City UNLESS WE ACT NOW! To defend our constitutional freedoms, conservative U.S. Sens. Jerry Moran and Rand Paul have introduced the Second Amendment Sovereignty Act, S. 2205, on Capitol Hill. But they desperately need our help as the Senate is still controlled by Obama’s Leftwing zealots, who are intent on disarming America!

S. 2205 reads:
No funds may be obligated or expended to use the voice, vote, and influence of the United States, in connection with negotiations for a United Nations Arms Trade Treaty, to restrict in any way the rights of United States citizens under the second amendment to the Constitution of the United States, or to otherwise regulate domestic manufacture, assembly, possession, use, transfer, or purchase of firearms, ammunition, or related items, including small arms, light weapons, or related materials.

Make no mistake: If the U.N. Small Arms Treaty passes, our guns are GONE.

This bill to protect YOUR SECOND AMENDMENT RIGHTS FROM THE GLOBALISTS, SOCIALISTS AND ONE-WORLDER DISARMERS OF THE U.N. will not pass without YOUR support. Together, we CAN stop this assault on our liberty, by cutting off the funding for the gun ban’s negotiations – but we must act TODAY to make sure law-abiding gun-owning Americans like you and I are not punished and stripped of our Right to Keep and Bear Arms by the anti-gun Obama administration!

Right now, the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations has been assigned S. 2205 for review and a committee vote. The best way to protect our gun rights from the U.N. gun grab is to make sure no deal on the ‘treaty’ is ever reached – but in the meantime, we need YOU to contact your Senators and Representatives and tell them TO STAND UP FOR YOUR GUN RIGHTS – NOT A U.N. SELL-OUT!

S. 2205 MUST be passed as a safety measure in the Obama/Harry Reid Senate, and only YOUR continuing support and hard work can make it happen!

Members of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations include: John Kerry (Chairman), Richard G. Lugar (Ranking Member), Barbara Boxer, Robert Menendez, Benjamin L. Cardin, Robert P. Casey Jr, Jim Webb, Jeanne Shaheen, Christopher Coons, Richard J. Durbin, Tom Udall, Bob Corker, James E. Risch, Marco Rubio, James M. Inhofe, Jim DeMint, Johnny Isakson, John Barrasso, and Mike Lee.

Remind them, and ALL THE CONGRESS, which controls “the power of the purse” to DEFUND THIS GUN GRAB and protect our Constitutional Right to Keep and Bear Arms regardless of who is in the Oval Office!

With the full-backing of the Obama administration, the United Nations is one step closer to controlling your guns – announcing that the final terms for the ANTI-GUN Small Arms Treaty will be presented this July!

CLOSED SESSIONS:

The United Nations Small Arms Treaty is a “peace charade” signed onto by the Obama administration as part of his anti-Second Amendment gun-grabbing agenda. And right now, the United Nations and Barack Obama are collaborating on a worldwide conspiracy to register, ban, and CONFISCATE YOUR GUNS!

You and I must do everything in our power to STOP this Obama scam from becoming a reality!

We’ve obtained a draft of the treaty wording… and it is conniving at its finest. The United Nations, with the full support of the Obama administration wants a “COMPREHENSIVE” arms trade treaty and they’re hoping to pass it under the banner of making the world a safer place…

NOTE: Here is the exact wording of the U.N. Arms Trade Treaty, thus far:

  • “It must require States (countries – like the United States!) to assess the risk that serious violations of international humanitarian law and human rights law may be committed with the weapons being transferred. This may very well take away your individual rights to buy or sell a gun!
  • Secondly, it must include within its scope all conventional weapons, including small arms.
  • The treaty must also include ammunition within its scope.
  • It must ensure that there are no loopholes by covering all types of transfers, including activities such as transit, trans-shipment, as well as loans and leases.”

Together, you and I MUST hold every elected official on Capitol Hill accountable for ensuring this abominable treaty IS NEVER RATIFIED by the United States – We MUST counter the anti-gun pressure taking over Capitol Hill, so right here and right now we need to get to work to fight the U.N. gun-grab!

Obama is keeping mum while on the campaign trail, but behind closed doors he and Hillary are working ‘Fast & Furious’ with the United Nations to destroy the Second Amendment for good. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced that the Obama administration is working “hand-in-glove with the United Nations” to pass this sickening gun-grabbing treaty that tramples on our Constitutional guarantee to keep and bear arms.

And don’t be fooled by noble pretenses. This drafted treaty has its sights set on using bureaucracy to target ALL conventional weapons and ALL ammunition – it targets free citizens, sports hunters and collectors along with the criminals.

Former United Nation’s ambassador John Bolton has cautioned gun owners about the Arms Trade Treaty and says the U.N. “is trying to act as though this is really just a treaty about international arms trade between nation states, but there’s no doubt that the real agenda here is domestic firearms control.”

I know I can count on you to tirelessly fight against the United Nations’ Small Arms Treaty, but we have to start fighting back against the anti-gun agenda before it gains more traction in the Left-controlled mainstream media. We must make sure the United Nations will never tell us AMERICAN gun owners what we can and cannot have – even if Barack Obama is more than happy to bow deeply to tyranny, click his heels and hand over our Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms.

The United States is the largest exporter of weapons in the world; if we are not onboard, the whole effort falls apart and our Second Amendment Right to Bear Arms is safe once again. If we act right now, TODAY, we can defeat Obama’s efforts to CONFISCATE firearms owned by private citizens like YOU.

Unfortunately, the United States Senate (which ratifies international treaties) is STILL controlled by Leftwing zealots intent on disarming America. CONTACT EVERY UNITED STATES SENATOR to let them know you OPPOSE the United Nations Small Arms Treaty!

If passed by the U.N. (and ratified by the U.S. Senate) the U.N. “Small Arms Treaty” would FORCE sovereign national governments to:

  • Make law-abiding citizens jump through even more bureaucratic hoops just to own a firearm legally by enacting tougher licensing requirements;
  • Confiscate and destroy all “unauthorized” firearms owned by non-government entities;
  • BAN the trade, sale and private ownership of ALL semi-automatic weapons;
  • Create an INTERNATIONAL gun registry, setting the stage for full-scale gun CONFISCATION.

Obama is hiding behind the U.N. The U.N. Small Arms Treaty is no less than a worldwide takeover of your guns, and it is being directly supported by the Obama administration in order to control YOU and ABOLISH YOUR SECOND AMENDMENT RIGHTS!

The goal of this U.N. Small Arms Treaty is to BAN and SEIZE firearms owned by YOU – a private law-abiding citizen. Judging by this past week’s committee at the United Nations, they are right on schedule to begin grabbing your guns by the end of this year.

The Second Amendment guarantees your fundamental right to self protection, and is America’s bulwark against tyranny and oppression. Tell your representatives in Congress and the Senate it MUST NOT be abridged!

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OBAMACARE: 15 Reasons Why It’s A Mind-Blowing Disaster For America

Michael Snyder, Contributor
Activist Post

You can almost always count on the Supreme Court to do the wrong thing. In fact, just about every major decision by the U.S. Supreme Court over the last 40 years has been bad for America.

Many were hoping that the Supreme Court would strike down Obamacare, but the truth is that we all should have known better than to expect them to get something right.

So now America is headed for a complete and total disaster as Obamacare is fully implemented over the next several years.

Obamacare is going to absolutely shred the infrastructure of our medical system; it is going to send health insurance premiums soaring; it is going to dramatically expand the size and the scope of government; it is going to fundamentally alter the relationships between doctors and their patients, and it is one of the largest tax increases in U.S. history. Not only that, it is also going to add about a trillion dollars to our national debt over the next decade. So, no, the Obamacare decision is not good news. Obamacare was one of the worst pieces of legislation in American history, and now we are stuck with it.

It was a 5-4 decision to uphold Obamacare, and the swing vote was Chief Justice John Roberts who was appointed by George W. Bush.

After the vote, it is hard to have any faith in the U.S. Supreme Court. Many constitutional conservatives kept voting for Republicans in the hope that the direction of the Supreme Court would change, but it hasn’t.

Prior to the Obama administration, Republicans controlled the White House for 20 out of 28 years. If Republicans were going to fundamentally change the nature of the Supreme Court, that was their opportunity.

But it didn’t happen.

Instead, what we have is a Supreme Court that is dominated by judges that have very little respect for the U.S. Constitution. When I was in law school I got to study the Supreme Court pretty closely and I quickly realized that most of the time they simply do whatever they want to do and they make up whatever reasons they can to justify their decisions.

That sounds really bad, but that is the truth.

And thanks to the Supreme Court, we are stuck with Obamacare – at least for now.

The following are 15 reasons why the Obamacare decision is a mind blowing disaster for America….

#1 According to the U.S. Supreme Court, the federal government has the power to force you to buy private goods and services. Now that this door has been opened, what else will we be forced to buy in the future?

#2 Obamacare is another step away from individual liberty and another step toward a “nanny state” where the government dominates our lives from the cradle to the grave.

#3 The IRS is now going to be given the task of hunting down and penalizing millions of Americans that do not have any health insurance. In fact, the Obama administration has given the IRS 500 million extra dollars “outside the normal appropriations process” to help them enforce the provisions of Obamacare that they are in charge of overseeing.

#4 Obamacare imposes more than 20 new taxes on the American people. You can find a comprehensive list of Obamacare taxes right here. If you love paying higher taxes, then you are going to absolutely love Obamacare once it is fully implemented.

#5 In an attempt to “control costs” and “promote efficiency”, Obamacare limits the treatment options that doctors and patients can consider. This is likely to result in a decrease in life expectancy in the United States.

#6 Obamacare is going to impose nightmarish paperwork burdens on doctors, hospitals and the rest of the healthcare system. This is going to significantly increase our healthcare costs as a nation.

#7 Obamacare is going to send health insurance premiums soaring. This is especially true for younger Americans.

#8 Many small businesses are going to be absolutely crushed by the provisions in Obamacare that require them to provide expensive health insurance coverage for their employees. This is going to make them even less competitive with companies in other countries where businesses are not required to provide healthcare for their workers. This is also going to make it even less attractive for businesses to hire new employees.

#9 Obamacare is going to make the emerging doctor shortage in America a lot worse. Surveys have found that we could potentially see hundreds of thousands of doctors leave the medical profession because of Obamacare.

#10 Obamacare has already forced the cancellation of dozens of doctor-owned hospitals.

#11 Obamacare is going to result in a much bigger federal government. In order to fully implement all of the provisions of Obamacare, hordes of new government bureaucrats will be required.

#12 Thanks to Obamacare, you are going to have to wait much longer to see a doctor. Just look at what happened once Romneycare was implemented in Massachusetts….

In fact, we have already seen the start of this process in Massachusetts, where Mitt Romney’s health care reforms were nearly identical to President Obama’s. Romney’s reforms increased the demand for health care but did nothing to expand the supply of physicians. In fact, by cracking down on insurance premiums, Massachusetts pushed insurers to reduce their payments to providers, making it less worthwhile for doctors to expand their practices. As a result, the average wait to get an appointment with a doctor grew from 33 days to over 55 days.

#13 Obamacare contains all kinds of insidious little provisions that most people don’t even know about. The following is one example from the Alliance Defense Fund….

Did you know that with ObamaCare you will have to pay for life-saving drugs, but life-ending drugs are free. One hundred percent free. If this plan were really about health care wouldn’t it be the other way around?

#14 As if the U.S. government was not facing enough of a crisis with entitlement spending, it is being projected that Obamacare will add 16 million more Americans to the Medicaid rolls. You and I will be paying for all of this.

#15 The Congressional Budget Office estimates that Obamacare will add more than a trillion dollars to government spending over the next decade. Considering the fact that the U.S. government is already drowning in debt, how in the world can we afford this?

So what do you think about the Obamacare decision?

This article first appeared here at the American Dream.  Michael Snyder is a writer, speaker and activist who writes and edits his own blogs The American Dream and Economic Collapse Blog. Follow him on Twitter here.

Location Of 63 Secret Killer Drone Bases Inside The US Revealed

The US has been forced to reveal the location of 63 secret bases used to conduct aerial drone flights for domestic spying operations.

A lawsuit has forced the FAA to reveal the location of 63 Secret Drone bases located inside the United States some of which will be the starting point for a massive deployment of airborne robots flying over the United States for spying on citizens which will eventually conduct targeted killings across the country.

While the information released shows an alarming number of bases being used for military and local law enforcement drones, perhaps the most startling revelation is that the United States is allowing Canadian Border Patrol Drones to operate across the Canadian border.

Odds are that the are many more drone bases inside the United States whose locations have been kept secret for various national security reasons and the lawsuit only forced the government to release the names and locations of permitted US drone operators.

That means that the type of drones – be they for targeted killing, guiding missiles, or general surveillance – and the number of drones at each location still remains a secret although the FAA says they plan on releasing such information at a later date.

Maps Of Known Drone Bases:

Exposed: Location of sites where licences have been granted for the use of drones within the U.S.Exposed: Location of sites where licenses have been granted for the use of drones within the U.S. There are 63 active sites based in 20 states. Red flags show active sites and blue show those locations where licenses have expired since 2006.
Unusual: The University of Connecticut - one of 19 educational institutions to own spy planes - is the drone site closest to New York CityUnusual: The University of Connecticut – one of 19 educational institutions to own spy planes – is the drone site closest to New York City. The North East is the region with the highest concentration.
Concentration: The Beltway around Washington DC has the highest concentration of urban and suburban drone sitesConcentration: The Beltway around Washington DC has the highest concentration of urban and suburban drone sites, including the U.S. Marine Corp base as Quantico Station, Virginia.
Florida: Mostly police and Sheriff departments are registered to use drones in the stateFlorida: Mostly police and Sheriff departments are registered to use drones in the state.
Watch out Canada - Border agents are registered to use drones in North Dakota just a few hundred miles from Winnipeg ManitobaWatch out Canada – Border agents are registered to use drones in North Dakota just a few hundred miles from Winnipeg Manitoba.
Remote: The University of Alaska's drones are the most distant from any major urban centers. They are, however, the closest to RussiaRemote: The University of Alaska’s drones are the most distant from any major urban centers. They are, however, the closest to Russia.Hotspot: Texas has one of the highest number of drone sitesHotspot: Texas has one of the highest number of drone sites.West Coast: There are comparatively few drone sites in California and Western statesWest Coast: There are comparatively few drone sites in California and Western states.

Lew Rockwell really tells the honest truth to the Judge.

FAA List Of Permitted Drone Operators:

U.S. Air Force Mississippi Department of Marine Resources
Arlington Police Department Mississippi State University
U.S. Army U.S. Navy
City of Herington, Kansas New Mexico Tech
City of North Little Rock, AR Police Department Ogden Police Department
DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) Ohio University
DHS (Department of Homeland Security) / CBP (Customs and Border Protection) Orange County Sheriff’s Office
DHS (Department of Homeland Security) / Science and Technology Polk County Sheriff’s Office
DOE (Department of Energy) – Idaho National Laboratory Seattle Police Dept
Department of Agriculture – Agricultural Research Service Texas A&M University Corpus Christi
Department of the Interior – National Business Center/Aviation Management Directorate Texas A&M University – TEES
Eastern Gateway Community College University of Alaska Fairbanks
Texas State University University of Colorado
FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) University of Connecticut
Gadsden Police Department USMC (United States Marine Corps)
Georgia Tech Research Institute University of Florida
Kansas State University University of North Dakota
Mesa County Sheriff’s Office NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)
Miami-Dade Police Department Utah State University
Middle Tennessee State University Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
New Mexico State University Physical Sciences Laboratory (NMSU-PSL) Washington State Department of Transportation

The EFF reports:

FAA Releases Lists of Drone Certificates—Many Questions Left Unanswered

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This week the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) finally released its first round of records in response to EFF’s Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit for information on the agency’s drone authorization program. The agency says the twolists it released include the names of all public and private entities that have applied for authorizations to fly drones domestically. These lists—which include the Certificates of Authorizations (COAs), issued to public entities like police departments, and the Special Airworthiness Certificates (SACs), issued to private drone manufacturers—show for the first time who is authorized to fly drones in the United States.

Some of the entities on the COA list are unsurprising. For example, journalists have reported that Customs and Border Protection uses Predator drones to patrol the borders. It is also well known that DARPA and other branches of the military are authorized to fly drones in the US. However, this is the first time we have seen the broad and varied list of other authorized organizations, including universities, police departments, and small towns and counties across the United States. The COA list includes universities and colleges like Cornell, the University of Colorado, Georgia Tech, and Eastern Gateway Community College, as well as police departments in North Little Rock, Arkansas; Arlington, Texas; Seattle, Washington; Gadsden, Alabama; and Ogden, Utah, to name just a few. The COA list also includes small cities and counties like Otter Tail, Minnesota and Herington, Kansas. The Google map linked above plots out the locations we were able to determine from the lists, and is color coded by whether the authorizations are active, expired or disapproved.

The second list we received includes all the manufacturers that have applied for authorizations to test-fly their drones. This list is less surprising and includes manufacturers like Honeywell, the maker of Miami-Dade’s T-Hawk drone; the huge defense contractor Raytheon; and General Atomics, the manufacturer of the Predator drone. This list also includes registration or “N” numbers,” serial numbers and model names, so it could be useful for determining when and where these drones are flying.

Unfortunately, these lists leave many questions unanswered. For example, the COA list does not include any information on which model of drone or how many drones each entity flies. In a meeting with the FAA today, the agency confirmed that there were about 300 active COAs and that the agency has issued about 700-750 authorizations since the program began in 2006. As there are only about 60 entities on the COA list, this means that many of the entities, if not all of them, have multiple COAs (for example, an FAA representative today said that University of Colorado may have had as many as 100 different COAs over the last six years). The list also does not explain why certain COA applications were “disapproved” and when other authorizations expired.

We raised these questions in our meeting with the FAA today and were assured the agency will release additional records with this important information soon. As we have written before and as Congressmen Markey and Barton (pdf) stated in their letter to the FAA today, drones pose serious implications for privacy, and the public should have all the information necessary to engage in informed debate over the incorporation of these devices into our daily lives. However, while we wait for additional information, these lists help to flesh out the picture of domestic drone use in the United States.

- List of All Certificates of Authorizations (COAs) Issued to Public Entities

- List of All Special Airworthiness Certificates issued to Private Entities

Source:EFF

The Daily Mail reports:

Is there a drone in your neighbourhood? Rise of spy planes exposed after FAA is forced to reveal 63 launch sites across U.S.

  • Unmanned spy planes are being launched from locations in 20 states and owners include the military and universities

There are at least 63 active drone sites around the U.S, federal authorities have been forced to reveal following a landmark Freedom of Information lawsuit.

The unmanned planes – some of which may have been designed to kill terror suspects – are being launched from locations in 20 states.

[…]

Most of the active drones are deployed from military installations, enforcement agencies and border patrol teams, according to the Federal Aviation Authority.

But, astonishingly, 19 universities and colleges are also registered as owners of what are officially known as unmanned aerial vehicles.

It is thought that many of institutions, which include Cornell, the University of Colorado, Georgia Tech, and Eastern Gateway Community College, are developing drone technology.

More: Death from above: Video of drones fitted with machine guns that could transform the battlefields of the future

[…]

There are also 21 mainstream manufacturers, such as General Atomics, who are registered to use drones domestically.

As well as active locations, the FAA also revealed 16 sites where licences to use spy planes have expired and four where authorizations have been disapproved, such as Otter Tail County, Minnesota.

[…]However, the FAA is yet to reveal what kinds of drones might be based at any of these locations.

The agency says it will release this data later.

Most of the drones are likely to be small craft, such as the Draganflyer X8, which can carry a payload of only 2.2lb.

Police, border patrols and environmental agencies, such as the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), could use for them effectively.

While few would object to vast open areas being monitored for wildfires, there are fears of privacy violations if drones are used to spy over cities.

[…]

Other drones – likely to be operated only by the armed forces – might include the MQ-9 Reaper and the MQ-1 Predator, which was used to kill American Al Qaeda boss Anwar al-Awlaki in Yemen last September.

[…]

Certificates of Authorizations (COAs), issued to public entities like police departments, are active in 42 locations, expired in 16 and disapproved in four.

Special Airworthiness Certificates (SACs), issued to private drone manufacturers, are active in 21 locations and not active in 17.

Among the other unanswered questions, however, are is exactly how many drones each registered user owns.

[…]

The FAA has confirmed that there were about 300 active COAs and that the agency has issued about 700-750 authorizations since the program began in 2006.

[…]
Source: The Daily Mail

You’ll never look at a “rock” quite the same way, again

Ground Based Spy Sensors Across US To Assist NDAA Spy Drones
Tens of thousands of hidden ground based spy sensors disguised as rocks and other objects are being deployed to aid drones in identifying and tracking targets.
The deployment of 30,000 drones over U.S. skies will be aided by tens of thousands of high-tech hidden ground sensors that are being deployed across the nation.

Officially known as Unattended Ground Sensors these “field and forget” systems for “persistent surveillance” can be carefully disguised as rocks and other objects so they can be hidden in plain sight or they can even be buried in the ground.

The latest generation of these sensors offer advanced surveillance capabilities such as the ability to detect, identify and track people or vehicles while having only the slightest chance of ever being detected.

Engineered to run on solar power they can transmit information for decades directly to spy drones, satellites and other sophisticated surveillance devices.

The previous generation of these devices are already deployed in overseas in locations such as Afghanistan while the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol is currently using over 7,500 of the sensors  along the Mexican border to spot illegal migrants.

But defense contractors say the biggest market for these sensors will soon be inside the United States where a massive expansion of their use is planned as their new capabilities allow them to be directly integrated with the domestic drone fleet that is being deployed over the next decade.

This solar powered rock can spy on you for decadesThis solar powered rock can spy on you for decades

Multiple defense contractors manufacturer a wide array of these ground sensors which all offer different operational capabilities.

Lt. Col. Matt Russell, an Army program manager overseeing the deployment of unattended sensors, says these sensors are easily hidden and can “pick up wheels or footprints” but defense contractors are not so humble about their capabilities.

One of Lockheed Martin’s latest version deploys arrays of up to 50 palm-sized acoustic and seismic sensors form a mesh network which can send signals via satellite, tactical radio network, or Wi-Fi to a command and control centers which further process and relay the data onto other messaging systems.

Camgian Microsystems has secured a $12 million contract from  U.S. Special Operations Command  to deploy their patented unattended sensor suite which communicates directly with the NextGen system that is being set up to control the US domestic drone fleet.

By using phased-array radar and moving-target indicator algorithms the Camgian Microsystems sensors have a much greater ability to detect people and vehicles on the run than the competing systems.

Edward Carapezza, who has been overseeing Camgian’s research for more than two decades, says drones are already being used dropping his unattended sensors into surveillance sites.

Textron’s offers two varieties of UGS systems  that can be buried beneath the ground and boasts of seismic sensing capabilities that can to detect and characterize people from 100 meters away and vehicles from three times that distance.

A Textron MicroObserver UGS, buried in the ground.A Textron MicroObserver UGS, buried in the ground.

Northrop Grumman offers a family of sensors as part of their Scorpion surveillance network which utilizes a variety of seismic, magnetic and acoustic sensors as part their UGS system.

Their acoustic sensors mainly are used  to “sense engine exhaust noise or other periodic pulse trains and measure the period to determine numbers of cylinders and classify the source” according to  Northrop presentation to an academic conference on unattended sensors.

The latest version of the Scorpion II sensors can today spot people from 800 meters away and vehicles from 2,100 meters.

A smaller model of the MicroObserver UGS. A smaller model of the MicroObserver UGS.

Cryptogon reports:

Solar Powered Ground Sensors That Can Transmit Information for Decades

[…]

The new models are dramatically smaller and consume far less power, enabling them to operate for months — maybe even years — at a time with only the slimmest chance of being detected. Lockheed calls them “field and forget” systems for “persistent surveillance.”

And they won’t just be used overseas. U.S. Customs and Border Patrol today employs more than 7,500 UGSs on the Mexican border to spot illegal migrants. Defense contractors believe one of the biggest markets for the next generation of the sensors will be here at home.

[…]

Source: Cryptogon


Wired reports:

This Rock Could Spy on You for Decades

America is supposed to wind down its war in Afghanistan by 2014. But U.S. forces may continue to track Afghans for years after the conflict is officially done. Palm-sized sensors, developed for the American military, will remain littered across the Afghan countryside — detecting anyone who moves nearby and reporting their locations back to a remote headquarters. Some of these surveillance tools could be buried in the ground, all-but-unnoticeable by passersby. Others might be disguised as rocks, with wafer-sized, solar-rechargeable batteries that could enable the sensors’ operation for perhaps as long as two decades, if their makers are to be believed.

[…]The U.S. military has used unattended ground sensors in one form or another since 1966, when American forces dropped acoustic monitors on the Ho Chi Minh trail. Tens of thousands of UGSs have been emplaced around Afghanistan and Iraq, forming electronic perimeters around combat outposts and keeping tabs on remote locations. It’s a way to monitor the largest possible area with the smallest number of troops.

“You use them to cover up your dead space — the areas you’re concerned about but can’t cover with other ISR [intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance] assets,” says Lt. Col. Matt Russell, an Army program manager overseeing the deployment of unattended sensors.

[…]

The new models are dramatically smaller and consume far less power, enabling them to operate for months — maybe even years — at a time with only the slimmest chance of being detected. Lockheed calls them “field and forget” systems for “persistent surveillance.”

And they won’t just be used overseas. U.S. Customs and Border Patrol today employs more than 7,500 UGSs on the Mexican border to spot illegal migrants. Defense contractors believe one of the biggest markets for the next generation of the sensors will be here at home.

“They could be used for border security or even around corporate headquarters,” Plyburn tells Danger Room.

In early 2011, commanders in Afghanistan issued an “urgent operational needs statement” for better sensors. In response, the Army shipped a new line of about 1,500 “expendable” UGSs to the warzone. The size of a few stacked hockey pucks with a four-inch antenna, these sensors are easily hidden, and can “pick up wheels or footprints” for up to three months at a time, Russell says. It’s a perfect surveillance tool for the remote valleys of eastern Afghanistan.

Soon, when one of the sensors picks up a signal, it’ll queue a spy blimp to focus in on the spot. “That’s a capability coming to a theater near you soon,” he adds.

Even more sophisticated are the UGSs being tested northeast of Norfolk, Virginia, at a Lockheed proving ground. Arrays of up to 50 palm-sized acoustic and seismic sensors form a mesh network. When one sensor detects a person or a vehicle passing by, it uses unlicensed radio frequency bands to pass an alert from one node to the next. The alert finally hits a communications gateway, which can send the signal via satellite, tactical radio network, or Wi-Fi to a command and control center. That signal can tip off additional sensors — or it can send a Twitter-like message to an intelligence officer’s phone or tablet.

When they’re not picking up signals or passing along messages, the sensors are all-but-shut-down, barely consuming any power. That allows them to last for weeks, buried underground. Or the sensors can be encased in hollow “rocks” equipped with miniature solar panels. A quick recharge from the sun will allow the sensor to “get through the night anywhere on Earth that U.S. forces operate,” says Plyburn.

Plyburn claims that the sensor’s battery, about the size of a postage stamp, has been able to go through 80,000 recharges, compared to a few hundred cycles for a typical lithium-ion battery. Even if he’s off by a factor of 10, the sensor’s battery could keep the machine operational for nearly twenty-two years.

[…]Lockheed isn’t the only company claiming that its sensors can operate for years on end. U.S. Special Operations Command has handed out at least $12 million in UGS contracts to tiny Camgian Microsystems, based out of Starksville, Mississippi. Company CEO Gary Butler, who spent years developing ultra-low power integrated circuits for Darpa, was awarded in March a patent for such a next-gen unattended sensor suite.

Rather than relaying alerts from node to node, each of Butler’s sensors is designed to send signals directly to a satellite — speeding up notifications, and cutting down on power consumed. Rather than a simple acoustic or seismic detector, the sensor relies a steerable, phased-array radar and moving-target indicator algorithms. That could give it a much greater ability to detect people and vehicles on the run. High-powered solar cells provide will enable up to “500,000 recharge cycles” could give the sensor a “10-20 year life,” according to the patent.

[…]

Camgian’s patent claims that the sensor’s ease-of-use and small size means it “is easily emplaced in difficult areas, using airborne assets such as Unmanned Aerial Vehicles.” Edward Carapezza, who has been overseeing UGS research for more than two decades, says drones are already dropping unattended sensors into hostile locations.

“In certain areas, we certainly are using unmanned vehicles and unattended sensors together,” says Carapezza, who now works at the defense contractor General Atomics. He declined to name where these operations were being conducted. He simply gave the rationale for the missions. “Instead of sending patrols of our guys in, we send in drones and unattended sensors — dropping arrays, locating bad guys, and then putting weapons on target.”

[…]

Textron’s seismic sensors come in two varieties. The smaller, three inch-long model, weighing 1.4 pounds, will last about a month. The bigger system, a 4.4 pound spike, can be buried in the ground and gather intelligence for more than two years. It can detect and characterize people from 100 meters away, and vehicles from three times that distance, Shafer says. A conformal antenna allows it to communicate with a gateway five kilometers away.

Northrop Grumman employs a family of sensors for its Scorpion surveillance network.

“Seismic sensors work well detecting vehicles on bumpy roads, but lose range as the road becomes smoother, or the vehicle lighter. Typically, magnetic sensors sense only large vehicles at fairly short distances. The range of acoustic sensors depends upon environmental conditions such as humidity and surroundings. Most sense engine exhaust noise or other periodic pulse trains and measure the period to determine numbers of cylinders and classify the source,” explains a Northrop presentation to an academic conference on unattended sensors.

The Army has purchased over a thousand of the original versions, with an average of four sensors, each. The vast majority have been sent to Iraq and Afghanistan. Another 20 Scorpion II systems were recently bought by the Army Research Lab. The sensors can today spot people from 800 meters away, and vehicles from 2,100 meters. The sensors’ batteries wear out after a month.

[…]

Source: Wired

Obama’s Secret KILL LIST: “The Most Radical Power a Government Can Seize”

Democracy Now!

http://www.democracynow.org/2012/5/30/glenn_greenwald_obamas_secret_kill_list

“The New York Times revealed this week that President Obama personally oversees a “secret kill list” containing the names and photos of individuals targeted for assassination in the U.S. drone war. According to the Times, Obama signs off on every targeted killing in Yemen and Somalia and the more complex or risky strikes in Pakistan. Individuals on the list include U.S. citizens, as well teenage girls as young as 17 years old. “The President of the United States believes he has the power to order people killed — in total secrecy, without any due process, without transparency or oversight of any kind,” says Glenn Greenwald, a constitutional law attorney and political and legal blogger for Salon.com. “I really do believe it’s literally the most radical power that a government and president can seize, and yet the Obama administration has seized [it] and exercised it aggressively with little controversy.”….”

Inside Source states Obama & DHS Fomenting Martial Law, Racial Tension and the Destruction of America as a Constitutional Republic

Obama’s administration, including his czars and his closest Progressive supporters, are planning a manufactured insurgency against America. Using the media to garner both sympathy and support for his unfinished goals.

The Contact

It was not the proverbial 3:00 a.m. phone call, but close enough. And it was not made to the White House, but to my house, which is not white, nor is it in DC. It was about 2:30 a.m. on 25 April 2012, and the call itself was somewhat unexpected. I had anticipated the telephone call from my DHS insider much earlier the previous day, but our schedules didn’t synch up. I was traveling on an investigative assignment, while my source was in meetings all day. I had just fallen asleep, and was slumbering no more than 20 minutes when the phone rang.

In most households, a ringing phone at that time of night causes concern for everyone who hears it. In my household, it seems to surprise only my surly, 140 pound light-sleeping German Shepherd. He let out an objective grunt as I stepped over him to take the call in another room. It was “Rosebud,” the code name given my insider source.

About Rosebud

Just a little bit here about my source and his “super-secret code name.” I’ve known this government insider since 1979, when he first became a municipal patrol officer. He took a job in a bigger city and had a very successful run as a cop. Before retirement and after the events of 9/11, he was tapped by the feds, where he worked in various capacities under the umbrella of DHS. He worked his way up, and suddenly found himself in what he terms the inner sanctum of the “TEC” building. TEC, he explains, is an acronym for what he calls “The Estrogen Challenged,” which houses the upper echelon of the Department of Homeland Security. I’ll leave it at that.

As far as his code name, it originates from an incident that occurred at the end of the disco era. It is something that we both privately laugh about, but rarely ever talk about. His “code name” is known to him, me, and at the time, a young woman who has since vanished amid the glitter of disco balls and constant replays of the Bee Gees in a dark nightclub some 32 years ago, and has no “cloak and dagger” origins.

But he is real, his position serious, and his knowledge vast. Unfortunately, that’s what makes the whole situation frightening and deadly serious.

The information

It began on Wednesday, 2 May 2012 with a 45-minute interview on TruNews with Rick Wiles when I first disclosed the information I received the previous week from my source. The information I relayed “went viral,” as they say, across the internet.

To support the statements I made during that interview, I am showing my handwritten notes taken contemporaneously during our conversation. My notes consist of two pages and are, at various points,  admittedly difficult to decipher. I ask that points not be deducted for my penmanship given the time of the morning which they were taken.

According to my source, there is talk among the highest levels of the uppermost echelon of the Department of Homeland Security, which he describes as effectively under the control of Barack Hussein Obama. During this call, he said that the DHS is actively preparing for massive social unrest inside the United States. He then corrected himself, stating that “a civil war” is the more appropriate term. Certain elements of the government are not only expecting and preparing for it, they are actually facilitating it,” stated my source.

“The DHS takes their marching orders from the Obama administration, from Obama himself, but mostly from his un-appointed czars. And Jarrett, especially Valerie Jarrett. Don’t think for a minute that the administration is doing anything to stabilize events in the U.S. They are revolutionaries, and revolutionaries thrive on chaos,” he added.

My source stated that he has not seen things this bad since he began working within DHS. “It’s like they [DHS agency heads] don’t care about what the American people see or feel about what the DHS agencies are doing. They figure that if the average American will put up with being “sexually groped and nuked” just to fly, they’ll accept almost anything. “That’s why their actions are becoming more overt.  “It’s in your face and the brass actually chuckle about it” said my source.

New Information

Astounded by the information my source provided “going viral,” I spoke to him again early Sunday morning. This was a scheduled telephone call (as noted on page 2 of my notes) based on a high level meeting of DHS personnel that was scheduled for and took place in Chantilly, Virginia, on Saturday, 5 May 2012.  He hoped to provide me with more information to supplement that which he already given. Although he was not personally present, his source was. While he would not say who was at the meeting on Saturday or give its precise location, he said that the many of the names would be recognizable. He spoke to his source late Saturday night.

I contacted him on his cellular phone early Sunday morning to get the promised update.

“Geez, nice job on getting the word out about what’s really going on at DHS and in this administration,” were the first words out of his mouth, followed by “thanks a lot.” I asked him why he would be thanking me. “I just wanna’ tell you that I’m going to have to hire someone to start my car, and I’m surely not going for any rides in small planes in the immediate future,” he said with a bit of nervous laughter. “I hope no one finds out who I am or it’s going to be more than my pension I’ll have to worry about.”

“I can tell you word is getting out that people are starting to wake up, which is causing a lot of ‘pissed off brass.’  I can’t tell if they are more desperate or upset about the exposure, but the tone is starting to become a lot more tense. I hope that we’re having something to do with that,” he added.

With that, he provided me with additional information to supplement that which he already given me on 25 April. For clarity purposes, I have combined the information together from both contacts. The following information includes the updated information provided to me Sunday morning.

Obama the revolutionary

Metaphorically speaking, there’s a revolution going on in the U.S., propped up by three legs. Economic chaos, chaos through racial division, and chaos through class division, all joined by one core element: Barack Hussein Obama and his stable of unelected czars. Obama is using the lessons learned in 1968 as the template for 2012, and many of those who were active in the late 1960s are now calling the shots for 2012.

“The Obama administration and many of the un-elected ‘czars,’ either directly or indirectly, are engaged in covert activities with the occupy movement, various labor protests, and other subversive activities inside the U.S.,” stated my source. Using untracked campaign funds, they are paying people to infiltrate the various movements to cause physical destruction of property and disrupt commerce. That began last year, but has increased ten-fold already this year,” stated this source. He added that they are using some lower level DHS agents to make the payments under the context of tracking subversives, but they are the unwitting subversives. “It’s like Fast & Furious” but in the social realm,” he added.

“Obama is using some high profile people as pawns to foment the revolution. I heard several times through very credible sources that [Louis] Farrakhan is on the CIA payroll. Other have been named as well, but I’m not prepared to identify them yet. Farrakhan is to coordinate the Blacks and the Muslims to prepare for riots this summer, using any means necessary.”

“Mentioned at the meeting Saturday were methods to use pawns to simulate the rioting in the Arab Spring countries, but to the benefit of this administration. A controlled chaos thing,” stated my source. They envision rioting starting in the urban areas first, such as New York and other major cities, followed by a disruption of business and commerce. This will allow the DHS to mobilize their various teams into the streets of America without objection of the people,” stated my source.

“They want to restrict travel, if not through high energy prices, then by checkpoints and curfews mandated by rioting and unrest. They understand we are the most well-armed nation in the world, yet they are aware of our vulnerabilities and intend to fully exploit them,” he added. The whole purpose is to keep Obama in office for another term, no matter how unpopular he is, as he is not finished changing our country from a Constitutional Republic. This is the run-up to the 2012 elections, or perhaps causing enough chaos to delay them – indefinitely.”

One statement that rattled me more than anything was that a great number of those already in power, whether in appointed or elected positions, actually want to see Obama stay in power, according to this source. “This is what we’ve been working toward and we’re closer now than we’ve ever been. If we lose now, we might not have another chance.”

This chilling common goal also explains the lack of interest in the Constitutional legitimacy of Obama. It is common knowledge that Obama is not an American, and neither is his agenda. Of course, criticism of his bona-fides feeds into the cries of racism, despite the massive fraud perpetrated on the American people. Party lines are meaningless when the common objective is the revolutionary overtaking of America.

Obama, the professor of Keynesian economics

“The Obama administration is working closely with Bernanke, Geithner and others not to save our economy, but to outright destroy it. He is not the first or only one to try this, but the most effective and most vetted for that purpose. Do you actually think that the fact that Timothy Geithner’s father worked with Obama’s mother in Indonesia was coincidental,” stated my source rhetorically. “What we’re seeing now is the fourth quarter of a game that started long ago, which also currently involves the Clintons. Obama would not be where he is if it were not for the Clintons, and to a lesser extent, Bush, but that’s for other reasons.  Don’t be fooled, the Clintons never left or lost power,” he added.

“There are file drawers full of papers, heavily guarded papers at the ‘TEC building’  so I can only imagine what’s in them, about international financial dealings going back decades. I do know, or at least I was told, that they involve organizations that are the so-called conspiracy fringe groups, such as the Bilderberg group, the Trilateral Commission, and people including George Soros, Henry Kissinger, and current leaders of big industry. Some are fossils. They’ve been around a long time. Others are up-and-coming. They’ve got one thing in common, though, and that is to put in place a global system of governance, including a common currency. Economics is a huge part of this revolution, and they want to replace the dollar, to see it collapse. They expect, that is, they are working toward this very goal, and when this happens, it will cause chaos like never seen before in the history of this country.”

“Why do you think Jon Corzine is not only walking around, but heavily involved in Obama fundraising? They know it’s just a matter of time that Europe will implode economically, and when it does, start counting the days before we see massive hyperinflation and the ultimate collapse of the U.S. dollar,” stated this insider.  “What will it look like in the streets of America when the general population realizes that there is no money? That’s right, chaos.”

Obama & the planned racial divide

According to this insider, the Trayvon Martin case is just the tip of the iceberg. “You certainly don’t have to be a genius to understand how Obama and his team played the public on this issue, and it’s far from over. But that’s not the sole element of what we’ll see this summer.”

“Remember the shots fired at the White House not too long ago?” asked my source. There was an element of outrage that was squandered, according to ‘team Obama.’  In fact, Obama and some of his closest advisors, especially [Valerie] Jarrett were incredibly angered that the outrage was seemingly tempered. It should have been an opportunity to use our force against the Tea Parties, the gun clingers, the Constitutionalists, and everyone who has complained about Obama. DHS should have stepped in right then, and used that event to start the clampdown,” this source stated about White House comments.

This source stated that from that point on, the DHS must become more responsive and aggressive.

Watch for a false flag event against Obama or his family, something that will outrage ‘black America.’ It will be carefully choreographed, but executed in a manner that will evoke the ugliest of reactions and create racial chaos in this country that will make the Watts riots, 1968 and the Rodney King riots pale in comparison. That’s the third leg in this.”

The planned end-game

Does Obama look worried about the upcoming elections? Look at his lavish vacations, his limited work schedule, and those with whom he is working.  This is a very dangerous man who has, as his closest advisors, people who have orchestrated the revolutions of the 1960s. They know the “trigger points” in America.

The Obama administration, including his czars and along with his closest Progressive supporters, are planning a manufactured insurgency against America. He is using the media to his advantage to garner both sympathy and support for his unfinished goals. He is desperately seeking a way to remain in office, even if it means the surreal prospect of an indefinite postponement of elections – if it can be pulled off. So far, he’s got the support of the majority of the DHS “brass” behind him, according to my source.

“They’re power hungry, and they want to remain in charge,” stated this source.

The “surreal” aspect of suspended elections won’t look so surreal when you see any or all of the “trigger points” take place in the not-so-distant future.

“The end-game plan for America is its destruction as a Constitutional Republic, with the assistance of the agencies under the umbrella of the DHS.”

My sourced stated one more thing that seemed to tie things together. He urged me to recall the quote by Henry Kissinger who was speaking at a Bilderberg meeting at Evian, France, on 21 May 1992:

Today Americans would be outraged if U.N. troops entered Los Angeles to restore order; tomorrow they will be grateful. This is especially true if they were told there was an outside threat from beyond, whether real or promulgated, that threatened our very existence. It is then that all peoples of the world will plead with world leaders to deliver them from this evil. The one thing every man fears is the unknown. When presented with this scenario, individual rights will be willingly relinquished for the guarantee of their well being granted to them by their world government.

That threat need not be from beyond. All it might take is a world of starving, broke and desperate people.

Note: My source promised more information at a later time. Stay tuned.

Copyright © Douglas Hagmann
Douglas J. Hagmann and his son, Joe Hagmann host The Hagmann & Hagmann Report, a live video Internet program broadcast each weeknight from 10:00 pm to midnight ET on the Liberty Broadcasting Network. Watch their broadcast live nightly.

Douglas Hagmann, founder & director of the Northeast Intelligence Network, and a multi-state licensed private investigative agency. Doug began using his investigative skills and training to fight terrorism and increase public awareness through his website.

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Boycott PEPSI COLA COMPANY – DEAD BABIES USED TO FLAVOR SOFT DRINK!

It’s considered business as usual – the Obama administration has ruled that there is nothing wrong with using aborted human fetus tissue to flavor Pepsi.

Dead babies for profit were also recently discovered by customs officials in China where corrupt medical staff are said to be tipping off medical companies when babies are aborted or delivered still-born, according to the Daily Mail.

Considering Pepsi’s disregard for human life, an enterprising artist has come up with the following graphic:

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Photo of the Day: SHOCKING!

Some Democrats are flying, selling and proposing an Obama faced American Flag. How do you feel about this?

What feeling does this picture evoke in you as an American?

Source: Click image

Obama 2012 – May The Farce Be With You

by Allen L Roland

In four years, Nobel Peace Prize laureate Barack Obama, the agent  of hope and change, has become the prince of darkness and his presidency has become a farce ~ an absurdly futile exercise in pretense and broken promises from a president who cloaks himself in armor and answers only to the global elite.

I am a former progressive Democrat, now a proud member of a vast army of Independents, who are fed up with a president who was obviously selected by the global elite, and elected to maintain the status quo ~ and most certainly does not deserve another four years to deliver on the false promises he made four years ago.

I’m tired of being lied to, I’m tired of watching our liberties rapidly erode under the tattered banner of the War on Terror and I’m tired of watching and experiencing our constitutional right of public dissent being marginalized and suppressed in order to maintain an out of control and still unregulated Wall Street ~ as well as a rapidly expanding Prison Industrial complex and a growing militarized police state.

A recent Human Rights Watch report has revealed critical issues facing Americans today including severe poverty, child labor, overcrowded prisons and a flawed judicial system. Here are my recent brief comments on Press TV regarding these points along with US government tactics of suppressing citizen rights amid on going movements aimed at exposing the unequal distribution of wealth and power in government and business. And what does the establishment really fear? The answer is an empowered people armed with the truth! 3 minute video   (go to link to watch video)

The axis of evil ~ the deal is made.

And here’s where it all started ~ When a carefully groomed President elect Obama renewed his allegiance to the establishment and status quo with not only the promise to not prosecute the numerous abuses of power by the Cheney/Bush administration but  to continue those very same unconstitutional abuses under the banner of hope and change you can believe in.

Want an excellent example of the continued arrogance of the Obama administration regarding preemptive regime change and American exceptionalism ~ then look no further than an obviously triumphant Secretary of State Hillary Clinton sharing a laugh with a television news reporter moments after hearing deposed Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi had been brutally killed and laughingly exclaiming “We Came, We Saw, He Died”   12 second video  (go to link to watch video)

So the farce of American exceptionalism continues but the moral fabric of America, along with its constitution, has been irreparably damaged. Frank Rich calls it the haunting ~ and writes that Obama’s original sin is failing to demand a reckoning for those who brought the economy down“What haunts the Obama administration is what still haunts the country: the stunning lack of accountability for the greed and misdeeds that brought America to its gravest financial crisis since the Great Depression. There has been no legal, moral, or financial reckoning for the most powerful wrongdoers. Nor have there been meaningful reforms that might prevent a repeat catastrophe. Time may heal most wounds, but not these. Chronic unemployment remains a constant, painful reminder of the havoc inflicted on the bust’s innocent victims. As the ghost of Hamlet’s father might have it, America will be stalked by its foul and unresolved crimes until they “are burnt and purged away.”  See article

So President Obama has cloaked himself in armor, much as Cheney and Bush did, but Obama’s weapon of choice is Drones ~ because they can be used secretively and they avoid direct confrontation or accountability, which Obama obviously abhors.

Obama’s weapon of choice ~ the predator

Armed Predator Drone at one of at least 60 U.S. Military and CIA bases around the world.

Unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV’s or drones) technology is advancing rapidly and they are now looking into making them autonomous, that is to say they will be able to choose targets and kill them without the use of a human operator thousands of miles away. It is estimated that close to 50 civilians are now killed per Drone strike ~ and the United States is the biggest perpetrator as with Internationally condemned cluster bombs and land mines.

Drones are Flying robots that kill… or Lethal Autonomy as revealed in (As The Drone Flies) by Ralph Nader.     6 minute Video:  (go to link to watch video)

And now it appears that Obama’s terror drones are targeting rescuers and funerals in Pakistan ~ according to Chris Woods and Christina Lamb in ICH; “Although the drone attacks were started under the Bush administration in 2004, they have been stepped up enormously under Obama. There have been 260 attacks by unmanned Predators or Reapers in Pakistan by Obama’s administration ~ averaging one every four days. Because the attacks are carried out by the CIA, no information is given on the numbers killed…. Speaking publicly for the first time on the controversial CIA drone strikes, Obama claimed last week they are used strictly to target terrorists, rejecting what he called ‘this perception we’re just sending in a whole bunch of strikes willy-nilly’.

‘Drones have not caused a huge number of civilian casualties’, Obama told a questioner at an on-line forum. ‘This is a targeted, focused effort at people who are on a list of active terrorists trying to go in and harm Americans’.

But recent research has found that since Obama took office three years ago, between 282 and 535 civilians have been credibly reported as killed including more than 60 children.  A three month investigation including eye witness reports has found evidence that at least 50 civilians were killed in follow-up strikes when they had gone to help victims. More than 20 civilians have also been attacked in deliberate strikes on funerals and mourners. The tactics have been condemned by leading legal experts.”   See article

So our Nobel Peace Prize winning President has become the prince of darkness exploring the same ways and methods of the dark side as his predecessors ~ Dick Cheney and George W Bush. 

And now get this ~ As were Sections 1021 and 1022 of the National Defense Authorization Act of 2012 ~ which despite Obama’s signing statement and other claims to the contrary do in fact codify the indefinite detention without charge or trial of American citizens on American soil ~ tucked neatly away in H.R.658 (and likely never read by most of our legislators) is Section 320, officially summarized as follows:

“Requires the FAA Administrator to: (1) develop plans to accelerate the integration of unmanned aerial systems [drones] into the National Airspace System, and (2) report to Congress on progress made in establishing special use airspace for the DOD to develop detection techniques for small unmanned aerial vehicles and to validate sensor integration and operation of unmanned aerial systems.  Directs the DOD Secretary to establish a process to develop certification and flight standards for military unmanned aerial systems at specified test sites.”

According to USA Today, “Drones, perhaps best known for their combat missions in Afghanistan, are increasingly looking to share room in U.S. skies with passenger planes…  Now, organizations from police forces searching for missing persons to academic researchers counting seals on the polar ice cap [are] eager to launch drones.”  In more specific and less candy-coated terms, once the Wide Area Aerial Surveillance System – or WAASS (think Skynet) – drone surveillance network enabled by H.R.658 is in place, privacy in real as well as virtual space will become a thing of the past as Big Brother will be able to spy on just about anyone doing just about anything just about anywhere in the United States or elsewhere.

As the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) stated: The primary objective of WAASS is to provide persistent, long-term surveillance over urban and rural terrain at least the size of 16 km2. The surveillance system shall have an electro-optical capability for daylight missions but can have an infrared capability for day or night operations. The sensor shall integrate with an airborne platform for data gathering. The imagery data shall be displayed at a DHS operations center and have the capability for forensic analysis within 36 hours of the flight.”

The war drums beat on, for the God Of War is still being worshiped in America and is still blessed by the holy fire of false patriotism as well as the farce of the War on Terror. President Obama is the latest commander in chief to wear that shiny helmet of evil ~ and only Presidential candidate Ron Paul raises his voice in opposition.  11 minute Must Watch Video  (go to link to watch video)

 O Lord our God, … help us to drown the thunder of the guns with the shrieks of their wounded, writhing in pain; help us to lay waste their humble homes with a hurricane of fire; help us to wring the hearts of their unoffending widows with unavailing grief; help us to turn them out roofless with little children to wander unfriended the wastes of their desolated land in rags and hunger and thirst, – Mark Twain ( The War Prayer )


About the Author: Allen L Roland is a Freelance Alternative Press Online columnist. He is also a practicing psychotherapist, author and lecturer who also shares a daily political and social commentary on his web site at AllenRoland.com. He also guest hosts a Truthtalk, a national radio show that airs monthly. He is available for comments, interviews, speaking engagements and private consultations via email at allen@allenroland.com.

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“They” lied before and “they” are still lying NOW

This awesome post is from my great friend Northerntruthseeker.

Right now, I want to present a fabulous video, that comes courtesy of Youtube user: “theTRUTHprincess” that tells the absolute truth about the present situation in the Middle East and the upcoming criminal war against Iran.  It is entitled: “They Lie And Lie And Lie, But Iran Is Not Our Enemy”, and the message is crystal clear… Iran is definitely not our enemy!  I do have some of my own comments to follow:

NTS Notes:  People should all know by now exactly who our real enemy is… And that is the criminal state of Israel itself!

The fact is that that evil country has its minions in total control over the US Government and the US media.  It is using their control over the United States to get American soldiers fighting and dying in a new war for Israel, and the net result will be American soldiers, sailors, and airmen sacrificed for their glorious Greater Israel and total Jewish hegemony over the Middle East.

And what will be left of the United States if and when they fight this war in Iran?  I can see the US get a bloody nose in the ensuing conflict, and even lose this war due to Russia and China getting involved.

Personally, I am so sick of watching the American people do absolutely nothing to stop this rush to a potential World War III.    I have been in personal conversations with fellow real truth seekers in America and even they are totally disgusted by the nonchalance attitude of their fellow citizens.   It seems that these brainwashed fools are being led down the road to armageddon and there is nothing that anyone can do to stop it from happening.

And what about Canada?  Here, the Jewish controlled government in Ottawa is throwing its full support behind any attack against Iran, and when the dust settles, what happens to the United States will be mirrored here in Canada as well.

More to come

NTS

Obama Approves Draconian Police State Law

by Stephen Lendman

 

Obama supports draconian FY 2012 National Defense Authorization Act provisions. Justification given is national security and war on terror hokum.

Henceforth, anyone anywhere, including US citizens, may be indefinitely held without charge or trial, based solely on suspicions, spurious allegations or none at all.

No reasonable proof is needed, just suspicions that those detained pose threats. Henceforth, indefinite detentions can follow mere membership (past or present) or support for suspect organizations.

Presidents now have unchecked dictatorial powers to arrest, interrogate and indefinitely detain law-abiding citizens if accused of potentially posing a threat.

Constitutional, statute and international laws won’t apply. Martial law will replace them if so ordered.

As a result, US military personnel anywhere in the world may arrest US citizens and others, throw them in military dungeons, and hold them indefinitely outside constitutionally mandated civil protections, including habeas rights, due process, and other judicial procedures.

In other words, presidents may order anyone arrested and imprisoned for life without charge or trial. Tyranny arrived in America. Abuse of power replaced rule of law protections.

Even someone erroneously arrested and cleared of wrongdoing could be held indefinitely without charge, given non-civil trials, none at all, or, for foreign nationals, sent abroad to torture prison hellholes.

Civil Libertarian Responses

On December 14, an ACLU press release headlined, “White House Backs Away from Defense Bill Veto Threat,” saying:

Obama “support(s) passage of the (FY2012) National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which contains harmful provisions (to) authorize the US military to pick up and imprison without charge or trial civilians, including American citizens, anywhere in the world.”

Responding, ACLU Washington Legislative Office director Laura Murphy said:

“The president should more carefully consider the consequences of allowing this bill to become law. If (he) signs this bill, it will damage both his legacy and America’s reputation for upholding the rule of law.”

The last time Congress authorized indefinite detentions for uncharged US citizens without trial was in 1950 over Harry Truman’s veto.

The Emergency Detention Act provision of the Internal Security Act authorized incarceration for those considered likely to commit espionage or sabotage.

It was never used, then repealed by the 1971 Non-Detenton Act, stating:

“No citizen shall be imprisoned or otherwise detained by the United States except pursuant to an Act of Congress.”

At issue was never again subjecting US citizens to lawless internment the way Japanese Americans were in 1942. At the time, loyal citizens were forced into War Relocation Camps lawlessly.

Murphy faintly hoped Obama would emulate Truman. However, Senate bill sponsor Carl Levin said he insisted on subjecting US citizens to the same draconian treatment as foreign nationals. The original Senate bill excluded them. At his request, they were added.

ACLU deputy legal director Jameel Jaffer called NDAA “an awful bill….” He and other civil libertarians are outraged by its passage. Jaffer added:

This bill will “make permanent as an American law this fixture of worldwide indefinite detention without charge or trial. (It’s) a bill that would further militarize counterterrorism policy.”

It’s “a bill that will make it harder to close Guantanamo. It has all the problems that we identified earlier, and it is really quite astonishing and disappointing that (Obama) is withdrawing his veto threat.”

All along, of course, it was disingenuous and hollow. As explained above, he insists on subjecting uncharged US citizens to the same draconian treatment as foreign nationals.

On December 14, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) said:

Obama “made a choice with chilling consequences today when he announced he would not veto the NDAA despite the lack of change to provisions of the bill that make it even more difficult to shut down the prison at Guantanamo and make indefinite military detention(s) without trial a permanent feature of the US legal system.”

Throughout his tenure, Obama exceeded the worst of George Bush. Besides trashing rule of law principles and other democratic values, waging multiple imperial wars, sanctioning torture, wrecking America’s economy, and turning a blind eye to growing human need, he’s taking a major step toward institutionalizing tyranny by supporting the “indefinite detention of citizens and non-citizens alike without charge or trial….”

On December 15, Bill of Rights Day, the Senate passed NDAA following House passage on December 14. On December 16, Obama will sign it into law, in defiance of Bill of Rights protections he’ll further abrogate with his signature.

As a result, December 15 may become known as a day of infamy when tyranny replaced constitutional law.

Henceforth, no one anywhere will be safe, and there’s no place to hide.

Major Media Scoundrels for Tyranny

Notably, US media scoundrels largely ignored the bill for months. On December 14, ahead of its enactment, The New York Times misreported its significance by failing to explain how US citizens are affected. Instead, it discussed inconsequential language changes and quoted a White House statement, saying:

“As a result of (House/Senate conference committee changes), we have concluded that the language does not challenge or constrain the president’s ability to collect intelligence, incapacitate dangerous terrorists, and protect the American people, and the president’s senior advisors will not recommend a veto.”

A same day Washington Post (WP) article also ignored the bill’s draconian provisions. It quoted the same White House statement, and falsely claimed civilian authorities, not America’s military, will be authorized to make arrests on US soil.

A December 13 WP editorial also misreported, claiming US citizens won’t be subjected to military detention. In addition, like The Times and is own December 14 article, it discussed (ahead of passage) inconsequential changes while omitting explanation of constitutionally destructive draconian provisions.

Of course, no one ever accused America’s major media of being long on truth and full disclosure. In serving wealth and power, they fail on all counts by inverting truth and avoiding what journalists are supposed to do – their job.

Readers, viewers and listeners have a choice. Growing numbers exercising it by walking away.

They’re tuning out and making credible choices for real news and analysis more needed today perhaps than ever, given America’s draconian direction.

Hopefully eventually they all will before it’s too late to matter.

A Final Comment

On December 14, Nader.org headlined, “Congressional Tyranny, White House Surrender,” saying:

The FY 2012 NDAA “will finish off some critical American rights under our Constitution.” Two retired four-star marine generals (Charles Krulak and Joseph Hoar) urged an Obama veto, saying:

“One provision would authorize the military to indefinitely detain without charge people suspected of involvement with terrorism, including United States citizens apprehended on American soil. Due process would be a thing of the past…”

“A second provision would mandate military custody for most terrorism suspects. It would force on the military responsibilities it hasn’t sought….for domestic law enforcement….”

“A third provision would further extend a ban on transfers from Guantanamo, ensuring that this morally and financially expensive symbol of detainee abuse will remain open well into the future.”

Other military, security, and former government officials also expressed opposition.

This law will deny US citizens due process and judicial fairness. It will let military forces become law enforcers. It will make America a police state. It will abolish constitutional freedoms besides others already lost.

This “arbitrary, open-ended dictatorial White House mandate was never subjected to even a House or Senate Committee hearing….It was rammed through by the House and Senate Armed Services Committees without the Judiciary and Intelligence Committees invoking their concurrent jurisdiction for public hearings.”

As president, Obama’s done the impossible. He’s governed worse than his fiercest critics feared, worse than Bush on domestic and foreign policies.

This law furthers destroy American freedom. Obama’s support and moral cowardice assures it.


ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Stephen Lendman lives in Chicago and can be reached at lendmanstephen@sbcglobal.net. Also visit his blog and listen to cutting-edge discussions with distinguished guests on the Progressive Radio News Hour on the Progressive Radio Network

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