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Originally posted by Ironclad
reply to post by drew1749
Well you know what..
I think I'll save up some money and take a trip to Europe and smoke some pot and some other dodgy stuff for my next holiday...
Oh no, I have just committed a federal crime..!!!
Wait... DOH..!! That's right, it's all cool. I'm not a US citizen so they can't do a damn thing...lol "yet".
I can totally see the US declaring that any law broken by anyone anywhere will be within their jurisdiction. .edit on 10/9/2011 by Ironclad because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by spirit_horse
It isn't law yet. It is a bill sponsored by them. I highly doubt it will pass. Congress can't agree on much these days, but that would interfere more with the upper class that can afford to go globe trotting. It is a misguided effort to stop smuggling out of countries like Mexico into the US most likely. Heck, most of the Congress probably breaks US law out of the country. Well, even in the country!
I will be keeping an eye on it though. Another piece of the police state puzzle. Worse is the fact that the president can have you killed or locked up indefinately without benefit of due process for as long as he likes. They are putting down the groundwork for the nightmare they have planned and these protests are going to scare them into something stupid. I would not be surprised to see Obama declare a state of emergency over the protests and suspend congress, declare martial law, and give himself dictatorial powers under Bush.
edit on 8/10/11 by spirit_horse because: (no reason given)