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GESTAPO POLICE STATE
The Gestapo had the authority to investigate treason, espionage and sabotage cases, and cases of criminal attacks on the Nazi Party and Germany. The basic Gestapo law passed by the government in 1936 gave the Gestapo carte blanche to operate without judicial oversight. The Gestapo was specifically exempted from responsibility to administrative courts, where citizens normally could sue the state to conform to laws.
Tice has volunteered to testify before Congress about illegal black ops programs at the NSA. Tice said, “The freedom of the American people cannot be protected when our constitutional liberties are ignored and our nation has decayed into a police state."
Originally posted by JalZhaunlUss
As i said in a previous post, i have a few people which i trust to back each other up in case something happens. Yes, i understand all empires fall. I will fight for the constitution and the stars and stripes, but not for the people that run this country.
Originally posted by Miraj
I often tell people "I don't have people problems, I have sheeple problems" This saying applies here. It's terrible watching the event know what will happen and knowing that you have little power to stop it.
Those that don't understand history are doomed to repeat it.. One of the most honest sayings I can think of.
Originally posted by DangerDeath
You can't have a "normal life" and be opposed to the authorities.
Totalitarian state is a certain sign of deterioration of humankind, since it is a suicidal system.
"Picking out" those "unfit", which is normally propagated as evolutionary process, or "eugenics", makes it clear for everyone that the bad ones are winning in this reality called "politics".
As for bees replacing humans, I'm afraid, just like Elvis, the bees have left the building. The bees are almost gone, exterminated or left to another dimension.
In history, the oppression was always fought against with weapons, but the winners also create states and in the end, as is now, they turn into their opposite. Society doesn't offer a possibility of freedom. Instead of freedom, in society there are only "rights".
And one thing is for sure: you are not the one who will decide what your rights are.
In society, everything can be justified (just like in those articles) in favor of the authorities. Laws don't precede arbitrariness of the authorities. It is the other way around. People who don't understand this will have their mouth shut up for good.
But remember, one does not argue with authorities. One can only fight or bend over.
I choose to whote heartedly fight. Like Sir Winston Churchill said, "Still, if you will not fight for the right when you can easily win without bloodshed, if you will not fight when your victory will be sure and not so costly, you may come to the moment when you will have to fight with all the odds against you and only a precarious chance for survival. There may be a worse case. You may have to fight when there is no chance of victory, because it is better to perish than to live as slaves".
Originally posted by Berens
I look at the activities of the NSA somewhat differently. I start with the proposition that we are in a war with a secret underground network of terror cells bent upon our destruction, the destruction of freedom, and the imposition (as incredible as it might have sounded to someone 50 years ago) of a medieval moral code. In war time, a lot of civil liberties must be curtailed. Hell, during WWII a national speed limit of 35mph was imposed, among other things.
Once we have defeated Al Quaeda (and that might not be in my lifetime), then if NSA continues to have the same powers, I will be concerned. But right now, I think we need a devil to defeat a worse devil.
Those who sacrifice essential liberty for temporary safety are not deserving of either liberty or safety.
- Benjamin Franklin