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Originally posted by Xcathdra
reply to post by ModernAcademia
Actually Posse Commitatus prevents the military from being used against civilians. It also protects the states from being invaded by the federal government by laying out the requirements for use of military against a state.
The Myth of Posse Comitatus (by) Major Craig T. Trebilcock, U.S. Army Reserve
The Posse Comitatus Act and Homeland Security (by) John R. Brinkerhoff
I have been paying attention, and you are still wrong. State guard units are exempt from posses commitatus because they answer directly to the State Govenor and adjutant General of the state.
-January 11, 2010 (emphasis mine)
The President today signed an Executive Order establishing a Council of Governors to strengthen further the partnership between the Federal Government and State Governments to protect our Nation against all types of hazards. When appointed, the Council will be reviewing such matters as involving the National Guard of the various States; homeland defence; civil support; synchronization and integration of State and Federal military activities in the United States; and other matters of mutual interest pertaining to National Guard, homeland defence, and civil support activities
Originally posted by Xcathdra
reply to post by Forevever
Joplin has been declared a local disaster, a state disaster, and the PResident declared it a FEderal Disaster, which is why FEMA is on the ground and federal funding has opened up for resources.
State Guard units are oin the ground in Joplin, along with law enforcement from 4 different states now.
A curfew exists for areeas that are within the zone of destruction, and only in those zones to rpevent looting. People who are in the zones who live there are exempt and dont have to leave the area.
There is no confiscation of any weapons, no infringement on civil rights, no arrest without PC...
No one is being hearded into a FEMA train and sent to a make believe FEMA camp... and FEMA is not down here killing people off.
again... paranoia...edit on 26-5-2011 by Xcathdra because: (no reason given)
Well for starters I am not spreading disinfo. Second, dont threaten me. Third, knock of the parnoid BS with the insinuation I am somehow a disinfo agent or some other parnoid nonsensical BS you come up with.
If there is going to be some major takeover, why would the Federal Government, or as the tinfoils say "TPTB" include the State Governments in this ruse? You guys see conspiracies when none exist....
Sec. 2. Functions. The Council shall meet at the call of the Secretary of Defense or the Co-Chairs of the Council to exchange views, information, or advice with the Secretary of Defense; the Secretary of Homeland Security; the Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism; the Assistant to the President for Intergovernmental Affairs and Public Engagement; the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Homeland Defense and Americas' Security Affairs; the Commander,United States Northern Command; the Chief, National Guard Bureau; the Commandant of the Coast Guard; and other appropriate officials of the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Defense, and appropriate officials of other executive departments or agencies as may be designated by the Secretary of Defense or the Secretary of Homeland Security.Such views, information, or advice shall concern:
matters involving the National Guard of the various States;
synchronization and integration of State and Federal military activities in the United States; and
other matters of mutual interest pertaining to National Guard, homeland defense, and civil support activities.
What is correct is that new rules are needed to clearly set forth the boundaries for the use of federal military forces for homeland security. The Posse Comitatus Act is inappropriate for modern times and needs to be replaced by a completely new law.
I deal with this BS on a daily basis, and 99% of the crap you guys come up with is non existant, or taken so far out of context its not even on the same planet.
Please, who are The Powers That Be? Where are they? How do they choose people? Where do they get funding from?
Originally posted by chooselove
reply to post by Xcathdra
Guess that's why Black water was created
That being said, your military has been caught out quite a few times recently involving themselves in domestic issues e.g seat belt checks. You can find these articles yourself though. That's if you are interested in the truth.
Originally posted by SaberTruth
I said it before the last (alleged) election: if Obama is chosen, it will be the last election, because he wants to be the first King of the North American Union. The czars, the bullying of states and private companies, the treatment of US citizens as the terrorists... it's 1984 all over again.