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Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, --That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness
Senators Kent Conrad and Byron Dorgan concur with Pomeroy that Minot AFB would be an ideal location for the new nuclear command, among their reasons being it is the only dual nuclear wing base
A top federal cybersecurity official resigned this week in a letter sharply critical of what he described as a power grab by the National Security Agency.
Rod Beckström, director of Homeland Security's National Cybersecurity Center, said in his letter that NSA "effectively controls DHS cyber efforts through detailees, technology insertions," and has proposed moving some functions to the agency's Fort Meade, Md., headquarters
He has erected a multitude of New Offices, and sent hither swarms of Officers to harrass our people, and eat out their substance.
He has kept among us, in times of peace, Standing Armies without the Consent of our legislatures.
He has affected to render the Military independent of and superior to the Civil power.
Because of nearly $500 million in infrastructure improvements secured for the base since 2000, Minot AFB is in excellent condition.
Air Force officials say Global Strike Command will provide a clear chain of command for all Air Force nuclear forces and better serve the nation's nuclear deterrence and global strike missions.
Originally posted by cnichols
My personal opinion on the reason these "Power Grab's" continue and will continue ....
The elected officials of our government do not believe that "we the people" want to be bothered with all the minutia of day to day politics. Therefore they do what they do until someone slaps their hand.