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Originally posted by MasterRegal
Lets face it, most people here distrust the government and call into question every action by the government and formulate conspiracies in order to validate their distrust of the government. This is not new and will happen with our 45th President.
Originally posted by Hastobemoretolife
They are pushing this country to Civil War and Obama knows it. Why else would he swear in on Abraham Lincoln's bible?
He wants to take over the US and doesn't want states anymore, He just wants to make the USA just America. He is a dictator plain and simple. Fortunately I don't think very many people are going to play along with his plan.
Originally posted by CharlesMartel
reply to post by larphillips
"Kent State, the Branch Davidian raid, the freedom marches of the South, the riots in Watts and then years later in South Central LA, the "Patriot" Act, etc." are really not comparable.
The students at Kent State were patsies of the communist sympathizers who used fireworks to make the poorly trained National Guardsmen think they were being fired upon. The National Guardsmen simply fired to defend themselves. It was no government plot.
The Branch Davidian raid was a government plot. A plot by "well meaning officials" who exceeded their authority. Well meaning officials who think they know what is best for other people are the most dangerous kind.
Originally posted by ElectricUniverse
There are somethings from Alex Jones that I do not agree with. Sometimes I think he exagerates even if he has good intentions. I also don't trust much "NewsWithViews", but .......
Originally posted by Dr Love
When the time comes they will be the ones in your streets under the guise of a UN peacekeeping force, and they will most likely drop you in a heartbeat, opposed to the high number of US soldiers who wouldn't. They want as few US soldiers operating here as possible. And yes, I'm sure they'll be plenty of mercenaries running rampant as well, raping (your wife, daughter, g/f) and pillaging at will.
[edit on 2-7-2009 by Dr Love]
Originally posted by ElectricUniverse
reply to post by maybereal11
UN troops have been involved in rape charges in many parts of the world.
UN troops, as well as mercs have no regard for the people they are supposed to help.
Originally posted by TXTriker
I don't believe the majority of our military would turn on the citizens. Our son is military and we've actually discussed this. It is also being discussed by some members of his unit.
In addition, broad regional participation of state, tribal, local, and private sector is anticipated. This year the United States welcomes the participation of Australia, Canada, Mexico and the United Kingdom in NLE 09.
Originally posted by ziggy1706
whoa! istn this a HUGE violation? I forget what its called in latin, but the only real troops llowed by law, constitution is the national guard. Again, the reason being, cause every nation ever in existance, that had a military in the streets, was facist or just plain up to no good, or communist. That is why america the beutiful and land of the free, the called this. IS obama effin nuts or something? He is acitng out Bush's wildest dreams..well at least mentally so far.
The Posse Comitatus Act is a United States federal law (18 U.S.C. § 1385) passed on June 18, 1878, after the end of Reconstruction, with the intention (in concert with the Insurrection Act of 1807) of substantially limiting the powers of the federal government to use the military for law enforcement. The Act prohibits most members of the federal uniformed services (today the Army, Air Force, and State National Guard forces when such are called into federal service) from exercising nominally state law enforcement, police, or peace officer powers that maintain "law and order" on non-federal property (states and their counties and municipal divisions) within the United States.
The statute generally prohibits federal military personnel and units of the National Guard under federal authority from acting in a law enforcement capacity within the United States, except where expressly authorized by the Constitution or Congress. The Coast Guard is exempt from the Act during peacetime.
National Guard announces details of Afghanistan deployment
Thursday July 2, 2009
Fifteen-hundred members of the Vermont Army Guard will go to Afghanistan early next year. It will be the largest deployment of Vermont Guard members since World War II.
Pa. National Guard Sees Largest Combat Deployment Since WWII
About 5,000 Local Guard Members In Iraq
Posted: 5:05 pm EDT June 15, 2009
Updated: 5:05 pm EDT June 15, 2009
WASHINGTON -- Even as Americans focus less on the war in Iraq, Pennsylvania National Guard members are stepping up their presence there.
Reports from military and congressional sources show 5,000 local guard members are serving in Iraq as of Monday, including 4,000 of the state's 56th Stryker Brigade.
Troops Gather For Largest National Guard Deployment Sendoff
POSTED: 5:03 pm CST February 17, 2009
UPDATED: 7:07 pm CST February 17, 2009
MADISON, Wis. -- Wisconsin is saying farewell to thousands of Army National Guard Soldiers, bound for Iraq in the largest Wisconsin National Guard deployment in more than 50 years, which required an equally large send off Tuesday.
N.D. National Guard will have largest single deployment ever in mid-August
Published 06/08/2009, Grand Forks Herald
Troops from Grand Forks, Fargo and throughout the state will depart in mid-August for several weeks of training in Indiana and Germany before arriving in Kosovo in November, said Capt. Dan Murphy, a Guard spokesman.
Illinois National Guard Starts Largest Deployment Since WWII
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First Posted: 10- 3-08 03:44 PM | Updated: 11- 3-08 05:12 AM
CHAMPAIGN - The largest deployment of Illinois National Guard troops since World War II is preparing to head to Afghanistan to help battle a growing insurgency, while families ready for life without husbands, wives, fathers, mothers, sons and daughters.
The 2,700 soldiers of the 33rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team will ship out this month - some for pre-mission training, others to their posts in Afghanistan, where they will help train the Afghan national police force, said Col. Scott Thoele, who commands the brigade.
Wyoming Prepares for Largest National Guard Deployment
Written by Fred Baker
Thursday, 22 January 2009 03:23
As Wyoming prepares for the largest National Guard deployment in state history, much of the planning has gone into helping those who will be left behind for a year in communities scattered across the rural state.
WASHINGTON - As Wyoming prepares for the largest National Guard deployment in state history, much of the planning has gone into helping those who will be left behind for a year in communities scattered across the rural state.
OFFICE OF GOVERNOR BILL RITTER, JR
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FRIDAY, APRIL 17, 2009
Evan Dreyer, 720.350.8370, email@example.com
GOV. RITTER SENDS OFF LARGEST DEPLOYMENT OF COLORADO NATIONAL GUARD TROOPS SINCE WORLD WAR II
As commander-in-chief of the Colorado National Guard, Gov. Ritter took part in today's send-off ceremony for nearly 500 courageous citizen-soldiers of the 3rd Battalion, 157th Field Artillery. This is the largest Colorado National Guard deployment since World War II, and many of the troops are being deployed for their second, third or fourth tour of duty.
"On behalf of the people of Colorado, I cannot tell you how proud we are," Gov. Ritter told the troops and their families during the ceremony at the Pepsi Center. "We will incessantly pray for you and keep you in our hearts and our thoughts. While you are away, we will take care of your families, because they serve too, they serve in your absence.
Tuesday, April 21, 2009 10:29 PM MDT
Transfer to Afghanistan 'extremely unlikely' for Wyo troops
While the Pentagon is transferring some troops from Iraq to Afghanistan, it very likely will not do so with Wyoming Army National Guard troops deploying this week for Kuwait, the Guard's top officers said Tuesday.